NRI Stories

Indian kid becomes instant sensation after appearance in UK quiz show

A 12-year-old Indian-origin contestant on a British television show has become an instant sensation after he impressed viewers by answering...

UK

India should take advantage of Brexit to become Britain's natural partner: NRI industrialist Lord Swraj Paul

British Indian-origin peer Lord Swraj Paul said the UK's decision to leave the European Union gives an opportunity to Britain and India to...

UK

Indian-American author Amitava Kumar announces India launch of his new novel ‘The Lovers’

Indian-American author Amitava Kumar, who released his novel The Lovers recently, announced that the official India launch of the book will...

Global citizen

After Cannes, NRI’s tale ‘Yeh Hai India’ to be screened at FOG Film Festival

NRI film Yeh Hai India has been generating buzz for the last few months, especially after the launch of its motion poster. The movie has now...

Entertainment #India

Centre mulls caveat to Hague treaty on child abduction to secure rights of NRI women

The Centre is deliberating on proposing a caveat to the Hague convention dealing with international child custody issues to secure the...

Global

Gandhinagar lad Arpan Doshi set to become UK’s youngest doctor next month

Arpan Doshi, an Indian-origin doctor, is set to become the UK's youngest physician to start work at a hospital in north-east England.

UK #Global citizen india

Sikh UK MP Preet Kaur Gill chosen as member of prominent home affairs committee

Preet Kaur Gill, the first Sikh woman MP in Britain, has been selected as a member of the influential cross-party home affairs parliamentary...

UK

NRI philanthropist, ISRO honoured at Times Now 'NRI of the Year’ Awards

NRI businessman and philanthropist Ronald Colaco was awarded the prestigious Times Now Global NRI of the Year Award 2017 in the category of...

Global #Global citizen india

NRI donates 10 lakh to school in Punjab

Amrik Singh, a US-based NRI, has donated INR10 lakh for the renovation of Government Elementary School in Kalewal, Punjab.

USA

NRI joins hands with Super 30 for giving free IIT-JEE coaching to minorities

A Saudi-based NRI has joined hands with Patna’s Super 30, a free coaching centre which helps the poorest of the poor to get admission in...

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Police in India bust gang duping NRIs in US using fake calls scams

The Patna police in India busted a racket involved in duping non-resident Indians (NRIs) settled in the United States.

Global

Indian-origin columnist fired from South African radio broadcaster after ‘zombie Zuma’ remark

Ravi Naidoo Govender, a veteran Indian-origin radio presenter, has been fired by South Africa’s public broadcaster for allegedly making...

Global

Lord Swraj Paul dedicates Caparo steel plants in India to late son Angad

Leading NRI industrialist in the UK Lord Swraj Paul has dedicated Caparo plants in India in honour of his late son Angad Paul.

UK

NRI dies in road accident on his birthday

Pothnak Pradeep, an NRI from Bhongiri in Telangana, was killed in a tragic road accident in North Carolina, USA on his birthday last Sunday.

USA

India-born TV tech pioneer Arun Netravali wins USD100,000 Marconi Prize

Dr Arun Netravali, former president of Bell Labs (now Nokia Bell Labs), has been named the winner of the 2017 Marconi Prize, the Marconi...

USA

Govt announces web portal for women abandoned by NRI husbands

The Indian government announced it will soon launch a centralised web portal which will be a repository of information on lawyers and NGOs...

Global

NRIs top remittance list according to UN report

Indians working across the globe sent home USD62.7 billion last year, making India the top remittance-receiving country, surpassing China,...

Global

Two NRIs on UK Queen Elizabeth II Birthday Honours List

Two Indian-origin men in Australia are among 891 Australians who have been recognised by British Queen Elizabeth II in her annual Birthday...

UK

'Yoga is embedded in our daily life and routine'

Ishwar became interested in yoga after watching his father practise and was encouraged to join his dad. Connected to India caught up with...

UK

Most NRI quota seats go unnoticed in private medical colleges

As per the Indian state-appointed admissions regulatory body, private institutes have to abide by tight norms for NRI seat. The candidate or...

Global

Hero behind Akshay Kumar-starer ‘Airlift’ dies in Kuwait

Prominent NRI businessman Mathunny Mathews, who was instrumental in the safe evacuation of stranded Indians during the Iraqi invasion in...

Global

Mrs India 2017 Bhavana Bahl: Inspiring women to be better versions of themselves

Society often have us believe that marriage should be the end goal – but Bhavana Bahl, who is the winner of the 2017 ‘Mrs India –...

Fashion @work

NRI from Telangana set to improve Indian education quality inspired by US

Sudheer Jalagam, an NRI from Telangana who lives in Issaquah, Washington, is going all out to improve the quality of education in government...

USA

US-based NRI Namit Deshpande makes his way to India U-17 World Cup

The Indian squad for the Under-17 football World Cup India will host in October, has been boosted with the inclusion of Namit Deshpande, a...

USA

Sunil Tolani awarded Hind Rattan for outstanding NRI

Business magnate Sunil Tolani, the founder of Price Organisation, has been awarded the Hind Rattan for his outstanding contributions in the...

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