Dominican Republic: News

10 Jun 2023


Traveling to the Dominican Republic? Buy these souvenirs back home

Souvenirs are an excellent way to stay in touch with all the good old memories of your trip.

29 Apr 2023

S Jaishankar

India-China ties 'abnormal' due to border agreement violations: S Jaishankar

External Affairs Minister (EAM) S Jaishankar has said India wants to strengthen its relations with all countries, adding ties between India and China fall into a different category because of their current "abnormal" nature, PTI reported.

07 Jul 2021

PNB Scam

Mehul Choksi moves Dominica HC to quash proceedings against him

Alleging that his arrest in Dominica for illegal entry was "dictated" by representatives of the Indian government, absconding diamantaire Mehul Choksi has filed a case in the High Court of Roseau, Dominica, seeking to quash the proceedings against him, local media reported.

18 Jun 2021

Punjab National Bank

Mehul Choksi remanded to state prison in Dominica

A magistrate court in Dominica on Thursday moved Mehul Choksi from police custody to state prison, his lawyer Vijay Aggarwal said, but added that he would continue to remain in hospital as his medical condition deteriorated.

12 Jun 2021

PNB Scam

Mehul Choksi denied bail by Dominica High Court

The Dominica High Court has denied bail to fugitive diamantaire Mehul Choksi in the case of illegal entry into the island country, local Caribbean media reported.

06 Apr 2020

Antonio Guterres

UNSC to finally take up COVID-19 issue this week

The United Nations Security Council will reportedly take up the issue of the coronavirus pandemic this week.

19 Oct 2018


50,000 Indians took US-citizenship in 2017; 4,000 more than 2016

Over 50,000 Indians were granted American citizenship in 2017, 4,000 more than 2016, according to the latest official report.

15 Sep 2018


HDI report: Millions out of poverty; alarming inequality in India

On Friday, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) released its annual Human Development Index (HDI) report that saw India secure a rank of 130 out of 189 countries.

07 Sep 2017

Donald Trump

Category 5 Hurricane Irma reduces two Caribbean islands to rubble

The category five Hurricane Irma has caused widespread destruction across the Caribbean, killing at least nine people and reducing islands to rubble.

19 Aug 2016


UN acknowledges role in Haiti's deadly cholera pandemic

The UN has admitted to having played a role in the deadly cholera pandemic that is still ongoing in Haiti for over six years.