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Indian Government Asks Citizens To Leave Ukraine Amid Threat Of Russian Invasion

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.

Wed, 16 Feb 2022 - 11:31 AM / by Shaloo Priya

Tags: Ukraine, Indian Embassy, Russia, war threat, Migration

Courtesy: The Times Of India

People demanding Protect Hindus in Bangladesh.

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Hindu Population Decreases By 75 Lakh Over 50 Years In Bangladesh

The population of Hindus reduced to 75 lakh in 50 years, while the total population doubled in Bangladesh, according to the country's latest census of 2011. As per the first census, conducted in 1974, there were 13.4 percent Hindus but the latest census revealed Hindus making up 8.5 percent of the population. The reason behind this has been reported to be an outward migration and minimum fertility rate in Hindus.

Mon, 15 Nov 2021 - 09:00 PM / by Brijesh Goswami

Tags: Hindus, Census, population, Migration, Bangladesh

Surendra Jain

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VHP To Help Afghan Sikhs & Hindus But Not Muslims

“I object to the migration of Muslims to India” from Afghanistan, said Surendra Jain, Vishwa Hindu Parishad Joint General Secretary. He asserted that all the VHP volunteers would appreciate helping Hindus and Sikhs who migrated from the war-torn country as evacuees.  Besides, he asked Punjab CM Amrinder Singh and Akali leaders whether they support offering citizenship to Afghan Sikhs and Hindus.

Tue, 24 Aug 2021 - 04:19 PM / by Ettishree Shukla

Tags: India, Afghanistan, Taliban, Migration

Courtesy: ANI

A crowd of migrant workers, Delhi.

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Delhi: Migrant Workers To Receive Rs 5,000 Aid From Government

The AAP-led Delhi government on April 23 announced to provide Rs 5,000 to 2,10,684 workers associated with Delhi Building and Other Construction Workers Welfare Board (DBOCWW). The government has also assured of setting up a helpline for construction, daily wagers and migrant workers to find hospital beds, medicines and food distribution centres. Reportedly, Rs 52.88 crore has been disbursed so far to 1,05,750 workers.

Sat, 24 Apr 2021 - 12:51 PM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: Delhi, Migrant Workers, Financial Aid, Migration

Courtesy: Hindustan Times


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6 Lakh+ Indians Give Up Citizenship During 2015-19; Study, Job Key Reasons

The Home Ministry has disclosed that over six lakh Indians gave up their citizenship during 2015-19 in favour of securing citizenship of another nation. Addressing the Lok Sabha on February 9, Union Minister Nityanand Rai added that 1,24,99,395 Indian nationals currently live in foreign countries. Reportedly, employment and education are the primary reasons behind the migration. While India does not allow dual citizenship, it grants overseas… read-more

Wed, 10 Feb 2021 - 09:32 AM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: Citizenship, Indian Citizens, NRIs, Migration, Overseas Education, Indian Citizenship

Courtesy: NDTV

The UN

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India's Diaspora Largest In World, Says UN Report On Migration

The United Nations' International Migration Report 2020 on January 15 revealed that India accounts for the largest diaspora in the world. With majority of them living in the UAE, Saudi Arabia and the US, around 18 million Indians are spread throughout the world. The report cited labour and family reasons as the major factors to drive migration from India. Meanwhile, the US topped in the host countries' list with housing around 51 million… read-more

Sat, 16 Jan 2021 - 12:54 PM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: United Nations, India, Diaspora, Migration

Courtesy: The Tribune

India tops the list sharing Educated Migrants.

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Most Number Of Highly Educated Migrants In OECD Countries Hail From India

India has topped the 2015/16 list of highly educated migrants in the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) countries. The recent OECD data revealed that out of 120 million migrants living in the member countries, 30-35% were highly educated. Moreover, 3.12 million highly educated migrants belonged to India, followed by China with 2.25 million. Philippines pushed United Kingdom to fourth spot. Germany, Poland, Mexico… read-more

Sat, 28 Nov 2020 - 07:16 PM / by Rashi Jain

Tags: High Education, Migration, OECD, Indo-China

Courtesy: Times of India