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What drives Indians to be racist towards students from Africa

What drives Indians to be racist towards students from Africa

African students who have staked all to come to study in universities in India have been facing different levels of racist attacks. Some recent incidents of such attacks were reported in Noida, where students of a private university were attacked by mobs outside the campus. The attackers called the African students Nigerians, which has become [...]

May 17, 2017 Loknath Das Education Comments Off on What drives Indians to be racist towards students from Africa

Dubai favourite overseas travel destination for Indians, Thailand is second

Dubai favourite overseas travel destination for Indians, Thailand is second

Issam Kazim, the CEO of Dubai Tourism, has a lot riding on Indian travellers. The world’s largest democracy sent the maximum number of visitors to the Emirate for the second consecutive year in 2016 and accounted for more than one-fifth of the growth in tourist arrivals in Dubai.   Dubai is the largest overseas travel [...]

February 16, 2017 Saheli Business Comments Off on Dubai favourite overseas travel destination for Indians, Thailand is second

UK preferred, but Indians seriously exploring EU study destinations

UK preferred, but Indians seriously exploring EU study destinations

With almost 50,000 Indian students in the European Union (EU) right now, Europe is the second preferred destination of Indian students wishing to study abroad. Tomasz Kozlowski, European Union ambassador to India, talks about funding programmes for Indians and EU’s plan to collaborate with the Indian government and other agencies. Excerpts from an interview. Why [...]

September 30, 2016 Saheli Education Comments Off on UK preferred, but Indians seriously exploring EU study destinations

Indians travelling more, spending more on trips

Indians travelling more, spending more on trips

NEW DELHI: Indian travellers are getting increasingly younger. They are also travelling and spending more than ever before, according to a survey byMakeMyTrip. Sample this: 30% of new travellers are in the age group of 18 to 24 years, compared to 24% last year and both spending and average vacation time period is up by [...]

September 8, 2016 Saheli Business Comments Off on Indians travelling more, spending more on trips

Indians online to hit 730 mn by 2020

Indians online to hit 730 mn by 2020

The number of Internet users in India is likely to more than double to 730 million by 2020, according to a new report. As per the report ‘The Future of Internet in India’, compiled by Nasscom and Akamai Technologies, there were about 330 million Internet users in the country as of December 2015. India, which [...]

August 17, 2016 Saheli News Comments Off on Indians online to hit 730 mn by 2020

Jobless in Jeddah: V K Singh to visit Saudi Arabia to assess food crisis faced by Indians

Jobless in Jeddah: V K Singh to visit Saudi Arabia to assess food crisis faced by Indians

Minister of State for External Affairs V K Singh will leave for Saudi Arabia soon to assess the severity of the food crisis faced by nearly 10,000 Indians rendered jobless and will explore their possible return, with Saudi authorities assuring assistance. Singh will travel to the Gulf nation in the next few days to resolve [...]

August 1, 2016 Saheli News Comments Off on Jobless in Jeddah: V K Singh to visit Saudi Arabia to assess food crisis faced by Indians

Indians top list of non-GCC investors in Dubai real estate

Indians top list of non-GCC investors in Dubai real estate

A total of AED57 billion ($15.5 billion) was invested in Dubai’s real estate market in the first half of 2016, the latest figures from Dubai Land Department (DLD) show. The figure was invested by 26,000 investors from 149 countries, the DLD said, with GCC nationals contributing the lion’s share – AED22 billion ($5.98 billion) – [...]

July 25, 2016 Saheli Real Estate Comments Off on Indians top list of non-GCC investors in Dubai real estate