India, Bahrain make pharma a key area of cooperation

New Delhi, July 15 : In an important boost to the Indian healthcare industry, India and Bahrain on Sunday agreed to make pharmaceuticals a key area of cooperation following the second High Joint Commission meeting led by External Affairs Minister Susham Swaraj and Bahraini Foreign Minister Shaikh Khalid Bin Ahmed Bin Mohamed Al Khalifa in […]

Bahrain praises Indian community’s role in its development

New Delhi, July 15 : Bahrain Foreign Minister Shaikh Khalid bin Ahmed Al Khalifa on Sunday lauded the role of the Indian expatriate community’s role in his country’s development. “FM Shaikh Khalifa praised the contribution of Indian community settled in Bahrain towards the economic development of Bahrain,” External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Raveesh Kumar tweeted following […]

Creating job opportunities from e-waste: India-born Australian scientist shows the way

By Shreya Das New Delhi, July 15 : The effective management and disposal of electronic waste, or e-waste — the innards and shells of dumped smartphones, desktops, laptops and printers, among other things — is a massive modern-day challenge. But an India-born Australian says end-of-life electronic products offer huge economic and job-generating potential, and India, […]

Indian family receives wrong body after mix-up in UAE

Abu Dhabi, July 14 : A bereaved Indian family in Kerala, grappling with the untimely demise of their relative in the UAE capital, has received someone else’s body in a shocking mix up. Nidhin Othayoth Kottaron, 29, died last week in Abu Dhabi. But instead of receiving his body, the Keralite family received the body […]

NRC project flawed, need to extend appeal time: Activists

New Delhi, July 13 : Even as the deadline for publication of the final draft of National Register of Citizens (NRC) in Assam inches closer, a civil society group on Friday demanded extension of the time-frame prescribed to appeal for persons who end up as “D” or “Doubtful” voters in it, citing flaws and prejudices […]