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ECI poses query to Law Ministry of India over whether PIOs can join poll campaigns

Will people of Indian origin (PIOs) be violating their visa conditions if they campaign in Lok Sabha and assembly elections in the country,...

Global

India to sign more extradition treaties, block escape routes of financial criminals

Assuring the Parliament there was no let up in hot pursuit of the financial criminals fleeing overseas, the Indian Government has said that...

Global

Along with India, 4 other countries celebrate Independence Day on August 15

Incidentally, India is not the only country which gained independence on this date. Apart from India, there are four other countries which...

Festivals

Late Om Puri’s last film ‘Mr Kabaadi’ to release on August 25

Late veteran actor Om Puri’s last film, Mr Kabaadi, is set to be released on August 25. A rib-tickling satirical comedy, the film is...

Entertainment

Singer Mika Singh faces Twitter wrath after his statement on ‘HumaraPakistan'

Singer Mika Singh is expected to perform in Chicago and Houston on August 12 and 13 respectively, ahead of Indian Independence Day. He...

Entertainment

Do’s and don’ts for NRIs filing tax returns before extended deadline of August 5

Indians who have settled abroad or are earning outside the country have been set an extended deadline to file their income tax return by...

Global

Criminal proceedings against people in Panama Papers claiming NRI status for taxes: FM Jaitley

Indian Finance Minister Arun Jaitley yesterday said in the Lok Sabha that criminal proceedings will be carried out in cases arising out of...

Global

Niti Aayog vice-chairman Arvind Panagariya to return to academia in US

Niti Aayog Vice Chairman Arvind Panagariya yesterday announced his impending resignation. He said he will leave the government think tank on...

Global

Law on table to deal with child custody disputes involving NRI parents

The Indian Government plans to bring a law to settle disputes arising over children with NRI parents making competing claims over custody...

Global

Mukesh Ambani becomes Asia's second richest man: Report

The success of Reliance Jio's thunderous entry into the Indian telecom market has not only surprised experts but has also catapulted...

Corporate

RBI stops NRIs buying Asian Hotels (West) stock after they hit investment limit

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) said non-resident Indians (NRIs) are restricted from buying further shares in Asian Hotels (West) Ltd as the...

Corporate

UK Labour MP Tan Dhesi in Phagwara; discusses return of Maharaja Duleep’s remains

Britain's first-time Sikh-origin MP Tanmanjit Singh Dhesi today congratulated the organisations and individuals demanding that the remains...

UK

As tax day nears, bugs in e-filing system may force NRIs to miss deadline

As the deadline for filing income tax returns approaches, expatriates and foreign citizens and all others who have not linked their PAN and...

Global

Experts panel set up to work on wedding woes of Indians with overseas partners

An expert committee has been formed by the Government of India to look into the issues and difficulties faced by the Indian nationals...

Global

Indian diaspora has influenced world’s fashion trends: Anita Dongre

Fashion designer Anita Dongre, the woman whose creation Duchess of Cambridge - Kate Middleton picked for an outing and who has unveiled two...

Fashion

Five airlines bag contracts for 128 underserved routes in India in first bidding round

The Government has awarded 128 routes connecting 43 unserved and underserved airports to five selected airlines for commencing operations...

Global

Ahead of NSA Doval’s visit, is China relenting on Doklam dispute?

Amid the Sikkim standoff, China is showing signs of lobbying for a peaceful solution even as Indian national security adviser Ajit Doval...

Global

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 NRI Stories

Book on Field Marshal Manekshaw launched at India House, UK

The India House in London paid a fitting tribute to the man who led India to victory in East Pakistan, with the launch of the book Field...

UK

Sushma Swaraj wins hearts with tweet to Indian daughters, daughters-in-law from other countries

External Affairs Minister of India Sushma Swaraj has once again won hearts with her heartwarming tweet to Indian daughters and...

Global

Ram Nath Kovind takes oath as 14th President of India

President-elect Ram Nath Kovind today became the 14th President of India at a ceremony in the Central Hall of Parliament.

Global

India rises to second spot on Business Optimism Index: Grant Thornton Survey

A survey conducted by Grant Thornton has stated that Indian business continues to be optimistic backed by a buoyant economy and continued...

Corporate

Here’s how Ram Nath Kovind became President of India

Former Bihar governor Ram Nath Kovind is set to become India's 14th President and the first member of the right wing Hindu organisation...

Global Analysis & Commentary

10 days of free previews for Singtel TV customers, in celebration of 10th anniversary

Singtel TV will be celebrating its 10th anniversary with an exciting line-up of free previews, exclusive limited offers and attractive...

Singapore