Indian Embassy

  • India asks citizen to take precautions ahead of Thailand rally 10-01-2014 07:07 PM

    India on Friday advised its nationals in Thailand to take precautions for personal safety as protesters in Bangkok prepared for a massive rally on Monday aimed at paralysing the capital to intensify an ongoing bid to oust Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra. The Indian Embassy in Thailand advised its nationals to...
  • Visa fraud: Indian Embassy asks US govt to resolve matter sensitively 13-12-2013 02:58 PM

    New Delhi: The Deputy Consul General at the Indian consulate in New York, Devyani Khobragade, has been arrested reportedly on visa fraud charges. She has been released from custody on a $ 25,000 bond. She pleaded not guilty in federal court here to charges of visa fraud. This came after...
  • India gifts 716 vehicles to Nepal for smooth conduct of polls 13-11-2013 08:32 PM

    Kathmandu: India on Wednesday gifted 716 vehicles to Nepal for the smooth conduct of the November 19 Constituent Assembly elections. Ambassador of India to Nepal Ranjit Rae handed over the keys of the vehicles to Home Minister Madhav Prasad Ghimire at a function at the Home Ministry here. These vehicles...
  • UAE warns NRIs against carrying rupees into India 09-09-2013 09:10 AM

    UAE's Central Bank has asked all banks and exchange houses to advise their customers not to carry rupees into India. The Central Bank also asked banks and money changers to warn their customers of the consequences of failing to do so. "The penalties stipulated in the new (Indian) law include...
  • Afghanistan: Indian Embassy issues warning after Sushmita's murder 06-09-2013 08:34 AM

    Kabul: The Indian Embassy in Kabul has issued a general warning to all Indians settled in Afghanistan after Indian author Sushmita Banerjee was shot dead on Thursday. "According to family wishes, the writer has been buried in Afghanistan as she was married and settled there. The embassy has issued a...
  • India gifts 20 ambulances, four buses to Nepal on Independence Day 15-08-2013 09:09 PM

    India on Thursday gifted 20 ambulances and four buses to various hospitals, charitable organisations and educational institutions in Nepal on the occasion of the India's Independence Day. Ambassador of India to Nepal Jayant Prasad handed over the keys of the vehicles to the recipient organisations from 16 districts at a...
  • Bahrain: Wife denies husband committed suicide, calls for fresh probe 13-08-2013 10:47 AM

    The wife of an Indian man who reportedly committed suicide in Bahrain has called for fresh investigation into the case. According to a Gulf Daily News report, Sabita Mohapatra, whose husband Sitanshu Senapati was found hanging in his apartment near Salmaniya Medical Complex on June 13, has sent a letter...
  • Indian Embassy among 38 'targets' spied upon by NSA: Report 01-07-2013 08:16 PM

    London/Washington: The Indian Embassy in the US is among the list of 38 diplomatic missions which were being spied upon by American intelligence agencies, as per the latest top secret US National Security Agency documents leaked by the whistleblower Edward Snowden. US was using a wide range of spying methods...
  • Kabul: Explosion heard, blast not near Indian Embassy 24-05-2013 05:56 PM

    Kabul: Several large explosions rocked a busy area in the centre of the Afghan capital, Kabul, on Friday with Reuters witnesses describing shooting in the area. There were at least four blasts interspersed by heavy shooting, a Reuters witness said. The first blast was a suicide car bomb and occurred...
  • Indian Embassy starts delivering exit papers in Saudi 20-05-2013 03:07 PM

    Dubai: India on Monday started verification and issuance of Emergency Certificates allowing its citizens to leave Saudi Arabia following concerns over a new labour policy in the Gulf Kingdom. The schedule currently announced is for the delivery of the first batch of 12,000 Emergency Certificate applications received at Indian Embassy...
  • Over 18,000 Indians in Saudi seek emergency certificate 08-05-2013 04:25 PM

    New Delhi: Over 18,000 Indians have approached the Indian embassy in Riyadh seeking 'emergency certificate' to leave Saudi Arabia amid concerns about possible job losses due to implementation of a new labour law "Nitaqat" that seeks to reserve 10 per cent jobs for locals. The Indian workers have applied for...
  • Indian Embassy issues fresh guidelines for OCI 30-04-2013 09:22 AM

    Washington: The Overseas Citizens of India card holders, while travelling to India, must carry the OCI booklet and their passport having 'U' visa sticker, the Indian Embassy has said. While the OCI card provides its holder a multiple entry, multi-purpose life-long visa for visiting India, in many cases its holders...
  • Nasheed creating a rift between India, Maldives: Maldives Press Secy 15-02-2013 02:50 PM

    He claims it's a judicial matter even as the former President continued to remain holed up inside the Indian Embassy in Male. ...
  • Indian embassy warns Indian traders in China 04-01-2012 07:29 AM

    New Delhi: The Indian embassy in China has issued a statement warning Indian traders to avoid transaction in the Chinese city of Yiwu. This comes just a day after an Indian diplomat was manhandled by hooligans inside a city court. The diplomat identified as S Balachandran was denied medication to...
  • Diplomat attack: India to take it up with China 02-01-2012 03:02 PM

    New Delhi: India has taken serious note of the attack on an Indian diplomat in a Chinese court by some local traders. Indian embassy officials are apparently in a meeting with officials from the Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Beijing. Sources have said that the Ministry of External Affairs...
  • Terror threat to Indian Embassy in Kabul 05-05-2011 05:26 PM

    New Delhi: Days after Osama's killing, the threat perception is raised for Indian missions in Afghanistan. The Taliban has warned of a spring offensive. US has also shut down its missions in Pakistan and now India has reviewed security for all its missions in Afghanistan. Sources in the Indian embassy...