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Two Indian startups win office spaces in Dubai

Two Indian startups have emerged as winners in a prestigious competition held during the recent Dubai Startup Hub Show at New Delhi.

UAE #Dubai

Top US leaders to address India-focused meet in Washington

The US White House is sending some of its top officials, including President Donald Trump’s son-in-law, Jared Kushner, to address an...

USA #IndiaUSRelations

Indian ride-hailing service Ola to launch in London

India’s biggest ride-hailing platform Ola Cabs run by ANI Technologies Pvt Ltd has received approval from London’s transport regulator...

UK #India

Union Budget 2019 cracks down on NRI tax evaders

The 2019 Union Budget proposed by Indian Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on July 5, aims to tighten the noose around NRI tax evaders.

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No proxy voting rights for overseas Indians for now

According to reports, the Indian government has decided to hold back its plan to introduce a fresh bill in Parliament which would allow the...

Global #NRI

Indian woman wins USD 3 million in Abu Dhabi raffle

An Indian woman has won a whopping USD 3 million (INR 205 million) in the Big Ticket Abu Dhabi raffle. She has said that she wants to give a...

UAE #UAE

Budget 2019: Aadhaar for NRIs, easier NRI investments, increase in Indian embassies and more

NRIs got a special mention in the first budget of Modi 2.0, with Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman rolling out measures aimed at bringing...

Global #IndiaUnionBudget2019

India not granting ‘points of call’ status to any additional airports

The Indian government is presently not granting ‘points of call’ status to any airport apart from the ones that have already got it as...

UAE #UAE

In Pics: Celebrations of America's Independence Day

This year marked the 243rd celebration of the American Independence Day yesterday, with parties, firework displays, a Presidential parade...

USA #InPictures

HMSHost to open outlets at Dubai Airport, Indian locations

HMSHost International announced plans to open F&B outlets at Dubai International Airport (DXB) and different locations across India,...

UAE #Dubai

Singapore still the best for expats with kids: HSBC survey

Singapore has been overtaken by Switzerland as the best place in the world to live and work but remains the best destination for families.

Singapore #Singapore

UAE Foreign Minister to make 3-day trip to India

United Arab Emirates’ Foreign Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan is scheduled to make a three-day official visit to India from...

UAE #IndiaUAERelations

Enjoy duty free shopping at Dubai airports using Indian Rupee

There is good news for Indian travellers who will no longer need to convert their Indian currency to shop at duty free stores at Dubai...

UAE #Dubai

Four Indian-Americans arrested for H-1B visa scam

Four Indian-Americans have been arrested on visa fraud charges. The executives from two IT staffing companies were charged with misusing the...

USA #India

‘Reluctant Editor’ PN Balji tells the stories of Singapore media through the ages

Veteran journalist and editor PN Balji unveils tell-all book relating unpublished anecdotes about articles published in Singapore newspapers...

Singapore #Singapore

‘India-UAE bridge’ initiative launched to promote trade and investment

In a new initiative, Dubai-based port operator DP World has launched the ‘India-UAE bridge’ to attract Indian trade and investments to...

UAE #UAE

Indonesia, Malaysia and Brunei leaders to attend Singapore National Day Parade

Indonesian President Joko Widodo, Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad and Brunei’s Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah have all accepted...

Singapore #SingaporeNDP2019

Asian passports remain most powerful, UK & US passport power declines

Japan and Singapore maintained their top spot as the world’s most powerful passports in the third quarter report published by the Henley...

Global #Travel

Health tourism grows in India: NRIs, foreigners rush to hospitals for affordable treatment

India is today the preferred destination for foreigners and non-resident Indians who flock to the country’s 500-plus accredited...

Global #India

In Pics: A day out in New York City - the busiest city in the world

Summer is finally here in New York city. The city that never sleeps is now filled with excitement and a sense of purpose.

USA #InPictures

NRIs expect big reforms, less red tape in India budget

Non-Resident Indians are expecting a host of reforms from the Indian budget, set to be announced on July 5, that would ease the rules for...

Global #IndiaUnionBudget2019

Reluctant Editor, pathbreaking journalist: PN Balji

Watch Connected to India’s exclusive interview with PN Balji, who looks back at his career, the highs and lows of his book writing...

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Three Indians fined for GST fraud scheme in Singapore

Three Indians were fined yesterday in Singapore for being part of a syndicate making fraudulent Goods and Services Tax (GST) claims under...

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Dubai to assign star ratings to universities

In a bid to ensure quality education to its students, Dubai has initiated a star rating system for all branches of international...

UAE #Dubai

Dhoni, Messi to get stars on Dubai Walk of Fame

Indian cricketer Mahendra Singh Dhoni and star Argentinian footballer Lionel Messi are amongst the latest to be honoured with stars on the...

UAE #Sports
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