MUMBAI/LONDON-Britain’s decision to opt out of the European Union will have a passing effect on India as the emerging economy has strong economic fundamentals and the resources to counter any eventuality, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said on June 24. “It will have a transient impact which reverses itself in due course,” Jaitley, added,saying economies whose “fundamentals are strong” will not be affected for a long time.
NEW DELHI - The world is ready to observe the second International Day of Yoga (IDY) on Tuesday as Indian missions abroad held many practice sessions to prepare thousands of people for the day. Indian missions in countries like China, Australia, the US, Britain, Pakistan and others organised Yoga practice sessions on various postures that are to be performed on June 21. Pictures on websites of Indian missions across the world...
LONDON - An Indian restaurant in Britain whose owner was jailed for six years after being convicted for the death of a customer with a nut allergy has apologised to the dead man's family. Mohammed Zaman, 53, the owner of Indian Garden in Easingwold, a town in England, was convicted of Paul Wilson's manslaughter following a trial at Teesside Crown Court in May. Wilson, 38, had asked for a chicken tikka masala with “no nuts”,
NEW DELHI - An Indian woman, working with an international aid agency in Afghanistan, has been abducted from the volatile Kabul, her family and officials said on Friday. Armed suspected Islamists seized Judith D'Souza, 40, who works for the Aga Khan Foundation as a senior technical advisor on gender issues in the Afghan capital, around Thursday midnight. It was not known who is responsible for the kidnapping or whether a ransom was...