Amid the violence in Sudan, the Indian Embassy in Sudan advised Indians in the country to avoid venturing out. In an advisory, the Indian Embassy said, "Based on the latest inputs the fighting has not subsided on day two. We sincerely request all fellow Indians to continue stay where they are and not venture outside." The notice was issued after the capital city of Sudan reported violence attack.
Courtesy: The Press Trust of India
The Indian government has issued advisory to those Indian students aspiring to study in Chinese medical schools, as thousands of enrolled students are continued to be stuck at home due to COVID-19. The Chinese visa ban has affected over 23,000 Indian students. So far, the Indian embassy in China has been receiving several queries regarding the admission. Reportedly, only 6,387 students have cleared FMG Examination, out of 40,417 students.
Following the demise of well-known philanthropist Bilquis Bano Edhi, the Indian embassy in Pakistan has expressed its condolences. A nurse by profession, she was known for her compassionate nature and charitable contributions. She served as the co-chair of the Edhi Foundation. A mother to thousands of orphans, she was dubbed 'The Mother of Pakistan.' She had reportedly been suffering from certain ailments, and had been hospitalised.
Taliban's UN ambassador Suhail Shaheen stated that the government in Kabul is ready to provide a "secure environment" for the Indian embassy to boost bilateral relations. "We want all those countries including India that had their embassies in Kabul to reopen their embassies and start functioning as normal,'' stated an official. Notably, India has been providing aid and food to the Taliban-ruled Afghanistan.
Courtesy: The Times Of India
The Indian Embassy in Ukraine has issued a notice, on Feburary 20 advising all Indian students and the citizens of the country to leave temporarily. It asked people to take charter flights, commercial flights for orderly out timely departure. Notably, two explosions have been reported in a highly sensitive area in Ukraine. Furthermore, the Embassy asked Indians to keep tracking Facebook and Website to get more details regarding departure.… read-more
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The Indian embassy in Kyiv has asked Indian citizens, especially students whose stay is "not essential", to return home. In addition, People who would remain in Ukraine are asked to stay in touch with the embassy. The notice comes as tensions are escalating at the Ukraine-Russia border. Russia has amassed nearly 1.3 lakh troops at the Ukrainian border. More than 20,000 Indian students and nationals reside in parts of Ukraine.
Courtesy: The Times Of India
Oman On October 27 has decided to include "COVAXIN" on their country's approved list of Covid-19 vaccines. The Indian Embassy in Muscat said, "All passengers from India who have received two doses of Covaxin at least 14 days before estimated arrival date, will now be able to travel to Oman without the requirement of quarantine." However, COVID-19 protocols, such as the pre-arrival RT-PCR test will be mandatory.
The Indian Embassy in Kabul informed that three Indian engineers who were working at a project site that does not fall under the Afghan government's jurisdiction have been evacuated on August 12. India has advised all of its citizens living in Afghanistan to follow the measures and evacuate the nation as the Taliban siege. Meanwhile, Indian journalists have been advised to take security measures covering Afghanistan developments.
The Centre has waived off the need of carrying old passports by travellers of Indian origin and Indian diaspora having Overseas Citizens of India cards. Earlier, it was mandated for Indian diaspora to carry their OCI card with the old passport number and their current passport for a trip to India. Moreover, the March 29 notification also extended the time to get the OCI cards reissued, to December 31.
Courtesy: The Hindu
India raises concern against the vandalism issue that took place at the Indian Embassy in Rome prior to the Indian Republic Day. The property was invaded by the Khalistani extremists who raised their flag and wrote "Khalistan Zindabad" across the wall. The incident was recorded as a part of propaganda to provoke uproar. Referring to the incident, India said it's the Italian authority's duty to ensure safety of the Indian Diplomats.
Courtesy: Zee News