India tour to Ireland-VVS Laxman to coach Team India on Ireland tour

Former Indian cricketer VVS Laxman will take the role of Team India’s coach in the upcoming limited-overs tour of Ireland in the month of June. India plays two T20 Internationals in Ireland on June 26 and 28, while Rahul Dravid will be in England to oversee preparations for one Test and 5 T20Is. The Indian … Read more

India’s export ban: International wheat prices jump record high

International wheat prices jumped to a record high on Monday as an export ban by India, the latest country to use trade curbs to counter food inflation, threatened to further squeeze the world wheat supply strained by the war in Ukraine. India is the world’s second-largest producer of wheat. Russia is the largest exporter with Ukraine in fifth. The … Read more

India to resume regular international flights from March 27

After two years, India is looking to resume international flights starting March 27, the Union Ministry of Civil Aviation (MoCA) on Tuesday. Commercial international flights will resume operations after a two-year hiatus in strict compliance with the Union Health Ministry’s guidelines. The decision was taken after considering COVID-19 vaccination levels across the world in consultation with various … Read more

Indian girl refuses to leave Ukraine to take care of Landlord’s Family

At a time when hundreds of thousands of people are trying to flee war-torn Ukraine, and are making desperate attempts to cross over to other countries for refuge, a medical student from India in Ukraine has refused to leave Ukraine because she does not want to leave her house owner’s family alone amid an invasion by … Read more

Third flight with 240 Indian nationals from Ukraine lands In Delhi

A third evacuation flight carrying 240 Indians who were stranded in Ukraine arrived in Delhi from Budapest this morning. The flight arrived a few hours after Air India’s second evacuation flight from the Romanian capital Bucharest carrying 250 Indian nationals landed at Delhi airport, government officials said. Civil Aviation Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia welcomed the evacuees … Read more

No testing or quarantine for fully vaccinated passengers travelling to India from next week

India has removed Covid-19 RT-PCR testing and quarantine for fully vaccinated passengers from 82 countries, which include the US and the UK. Under the new guidelines issued by the union ministry of health and family welfare on Thursday, India has also done away with its classification of `at risk’ countries as well. The Ministry of … Read more

Indian hockey player PR Sreejesh becomes first Indian man to win World Games Athlete of the Year Award

Veteran Indian hockey goalkeeper PR Srejeesh, who was part of the men’s team that claimed a bronze medal in the Tokyo Olympics, won the prestigious World Games Athlete of the Year for his 2021 performances, becoming only the second Indian to receive the accolade. Indian women’s hockey captain Rani Rampal became the first Indian to … Read more

Google offers £745m ($1 billion) to push India’s digitalization

Google plans to invest up to $1 billion (£745 million) in partnership with India’s Airtel for providing affordable access to smartphones to over a billion Indians and accelerating the cloud ecosystem for businesses. The investment will help India’s small businesses adopt digital tools as India works to adopt digital education, payments and e-commerce amid the … Read more

Indian nurses in Cork win first place in Rangoli competition organized by Indian Embassy

COINNs (Cork Indian Nurses), an organization of Indian nurses in Cork, have won the Rangoli competition organized by the Indian Embasssy in Ireland. The Embassy Rangoli competition was organized as part of the 75th Independence Day celebrations of India under the name Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav.

Government of Ireland has now included Covaxin as a recognized vaccine for the purposes of travel to Ireland

Covaxin has made its way to the Ireland ‘s list of approved COVID-19 vaccines for international travellers. Covaxin is India’s indigenously made vaccine, one of the vaccines being used nationwide in the immunization campaign against the pandemic. It will help more fully vaccinated Indians planning travel to the Ireland without the need for a pre-departure … Read more

Fully vaccinated foreign tourists can enter India from today

India has started allowing fully vaccinated foreign tourists to the country from today. From now on, fully vaccinated foreign nationals can enter India in regular commercial flights if they test negative for Covid within 72 hours of the flight. Inside the country, they should continue in compliance with Covid-19 protocols. Meanwhile people from certain countries … Read more