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Indian people: Citizens and nationals of India
Indian people are the citizens and nationals of the Republic of India. In 2022, the population of India stood at 1.4 billion people. According to UN forecasts, India overtook China as the world's most populous country by the end of April 2023, containing 17.50 percent of the global population. In addition to the Indian population, the Indian overseas diaspora also boasts large numbers, particularly in the Arab states of the Persian Gulf and the Western world.

Indian-Origin Student Akul Dhawan Loses Life in US After Denied Entry to Club| Oneindia News [Video]

Indian-Origin Student Akul Dhawan Loses Life in US After Denied Entry to Club| Oneindia News

Akul Dhawan, an Indian-American student at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, tragically perished due to hypothermia aggravated by alcohol intoxication and exposure to freezing temperatures...

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PM Modi to visit Qatar after UAE trip; announcement on day 8 jailed Indians return home | Oneindia [Video]

PM Modi to visit Qatar after UAE trip; announcement on day 8 jailed Indians return home | Oneindia

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to visit Doha in Qatar on Wednesday, following his visit to the UAE. Foreign Secretary Vinay Mohan Kwatra stated today that the primary focus of the visit is to..

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Indians in Myanmar's Rakhine state advised to leave amid deteriorating security | Oneindia News [Video]

Indians in Myanmar's Rakhine state advised to leave amid deteriorating security | Oneindia News

A travel advisory has been issued by the Indian government, urging its citizens to avoid travelling to Myanmar's Rakhine state amid escalating violence and security concerns. This comes as Myanmar..

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PM Narendra Modi targets Jawaharlal Nehru, Indira Gandhi in Lok Sabha | Budget 2024 |Oneindia Nerws [Video]

PM Narendra Modi targets Jawaharlal Nehru, Indira Gandhi in Lok Sabha | Budget 2024 |Oneindia Nerws

PM Narendra Modi says, "Congress' mindset is that it has never trusted the capability of the country. It considered itself rulers and the public as someone lesser, someone smaller..." He reads out a..

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UPI in France: Indians can now pay in rupees at Eiffel Tower | Know all | Oneindia News [Video]

UPI in France: Indians can now pay in rupees at Eiffel Tower | Know all | Oneindia News

Indians visiting the iconic Eiffel Tower in Paris now have a seamless way to purchase tickets - through the Unified Payments Interface, or UPI. This development comes courtesy of the NPCI International..

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Tragic Bus Accident in Nepal Claims Lives: 2 Indians Among 12 Victims | Oneindia News [Video]

Tragic Bus Accident in Nepal Claims Lives: 2 Indians Among 12 Victims | Oneindia News

In a devastating bus accident in Nepal, 12 lives are lost as the bus veers off a bridge and plunges into a river. Among the victims, 2 are Indians. Join us as we discuss the details of this tragic..

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India-Maldives Row: Maldives opposition leader says Maldives must repair ties with India | Oneindia [Video]

India-Maldives Row: Maldives opposition leader says Maldives must repair ties with India | Oneindia

Maldives Opposition leader and chairperson of the Maldivian Democratic Party, Fayyaz Ismail, expressed on Wednesday (Jan 10) that the country's government should issue a stronger statement condemning..

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India-Maldives Row: Maldives Oppn Leaders Back India, No Confidence Threat to Muizzu | Oneindia [Video]

India-Maldives Row: Maldives Oppn Leaders Back India, No Confidence Threat to Muizzu | Oneindia

A chorus of opposition leaders in the Maldives is urging President Mohamed Muizzu and his government to step down, alleging that their actions are jeopardising the diplomatic ties between India and the..

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US Police investigate demise of Indian-origin family: Links to financial struggles | Oneindia News [Video]

US Police investigate demise of Indian-origin family: Links to financial struggles | Oneindia News

In an affluent suburb in Massachusetts, the bodies of a wealthy Indian-origin couple and their teenage daughter were discovered in their $5 million mansion. Rakesh Kamal, 57, his wife, Teena, 54, and..

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