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Indian embassy in Kyiv, Ukraine will reopen on 17 May

The embassy shifted to Warsaw, Poland after overseeing the evacuation of Indians from war-torn Ukraine.

Visa trouble, baby on the way: Indian-Afghan couple fights to flee Taliban, build life in India

A missed evacuation, followed by visa troubles, have left a pregnant Indian woman and her Afghan husband in a predicament. She can return to India alone, but won't ‘abandon’ him.

Indian embassy in Ukraine to be temporarily relocated to Poland

The decision comes amid increasing Russian attacks on the Ukrainian capital Kyiv and several other prominent cities in the country.

‘Up to you to leave, we see no immediate threat,’ Indian embassy in Russia to students

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has twice been on the phone with Russian President Vladimir Putin since the offensive started in Ukraine.

Reality vs perception in Ukraine students’ rescue, and Warnie’s skills in demand in the heavens

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by the editors at ThePrint.

Indian student injured in Kyiv firing bedridden, says embassy wants him to reach border for evacuation

Harjot Singh’s family claims countless visits to MEA office yielded nothing. MEA spokesperson Arindam Bagchi had said Friday they are hoping to get him out at the appropriate time.

India asks its citizens to leave Ukraine temporarily if stay not ‘essential’

Indian embassy in Ukraine issued a fresh advisory that says commercial and charter flights may be availed for timely departure in view of continued 'high levels of uncertainties'.

Debate on Indian consulates staying open is fake. Many have lost lives in Afghanistan

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India’s emergency visa open to all Afghans, has nothing to do with CAA, says govt

The ‘e-Emergency X-Misc Visa' for Afghans will be granted to individuals online after ‘required security checks’. It will initially be given for a period of six months.

‘Bitter polemic targeting PM’ — Indian embassy in US slams Washington Post article on Modi

In an opinion essay in The Washington Post, author Kapil Komireddi accused PM Modi of crushing dissent & making decisions such as the scrapping of Article 370 and Covid lockdown.

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Farmers plant paddy saplings in a field | PTI Photo

Good news from the farm as India’s FY22 foodgrain production estimated at record 316 mn tonnes

Wheat production estimate sees marginal upward revision to 106.8 million tons, though current rate lowest in 3 years.

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Su-57, the Russian 5th generation fighter aircraft Photo by Snehesh Alex Philip

Russia wants to build next generation tanks, submarines with India

As the second regiment of the S-400 Triumf air defence system starts getting delivered, Russia said it expects the serial production of AK 203 rifles in Amethi to begin in late 2022-early 2023.
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Tiranga vs Tiranga: Gloves are off as Kejriwal joins the ‘nationalism’ battle with Modi

Kejriwal’s maun vrat on Modi has ended. This is an important turn in Indian politics. In some ways rivalling the dramatic turn in Bihar.
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