NRI Stories

PM Modi meets Nobel laureate Abhijit Banerjee, tweets ‘India proud of his accomplishments’

Indian-American Nobel laureate Abhijit Banerjee and his wife Esther Duflo, who jointly won the Nobel Prize for Economics this year, met...

NRI Stories #NRI

Less than 26,000 of 1 lakh NRI voters cast their ballot in 2019 elections: Report

Less than 26,000 of nearly 100,000 overseas Indians who had registered as voters flew down to India to exercise their franchise in the 2019...

NRI Stories #India

Indian Supreme Court asks J&K authorities to reply to plea for detained NRI businessman

Hearing the case of an NRI businessman who has been detained in Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) following the abrogation of provisions of Article...

NRI Stories #NRI

Two Indian-origin entrepreneurs in Fortune’s 2019 ‘40 under 40’ list

Two Indian-origin entrepreneurs were among those named by US business publication Fortune in its annual list of the 40 most influential and...

Corporate #GlobalNews

Miss England Bhasha Mukherjee helps raise funds for Kolkata’s underprivileged children

Indian-origin Miss England 2019 Bhasha Mukherjee took part in a drive to help raise funds for a United Kingdom (UK) charity working with...

UK #UKNews

NRIs, PIOs feature in IIT-Delhi’s distinguished alumni awards list

The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Delhi on Wednesday announced the winners of its prestigious Distinguished Alumni Awards and...

NRI Stories #Global citizen india

Meet Sparsh Shah, the teen rapper who sang the Indian national anthem at ‘Howdy, Modi’

16-year-old Indian-origin prodigy Sparsh Shah sang the Indian national anthem at the ‘Howdy, Modi’ rally on Sunday.

USA #Global citizen india

Mammootty lights up Onam celebrations in Singapore

Malayalee megastar Padmashri Dr. Mammootty’ celebrates Onam Nite 2019 in Singapore last week.

Singapore #Singapore

India Tax: All you need to know as an NRI ahead of August 31 filing deadline

If you have not filed your India tax return for the financial year 2018-19, you still can file it without payment of any penal fees as the...

NRI Stories #SpecialFeature

Smugglers make hay as Indian govt hikes import duty on gold

With the Indian government jacking up import duty on gold, smuggling of the yellow metal from Persian Gulf countries, Singapore and Malaysia...

NRI Stories #Indiansabroad

Telangana Rashtra Samithi extends deadline for NRI membership drive

Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) working president KT Rama Rao agreed to extend the membership drive for Non-Resident Indians (NRIs) seeking...

NRI Stories #India

Controversy around NRI quota in Indian medical colleges

What is a scandal in the US seems to be business as usual in India with terms like ‘management quota’ and ‘NRI seats’ being added to...

Global #India

Health Minister calls for NRI doctors to help with healthcare in India

Indian Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan announced special support from the government to NRI physicians willing to return to India and...

Global #NRI

State Bank of India offering home loans to NRIs

India’s largest bank, the State Bank of India (SBI), has announced the launch of a scheme providing home loans to Non-resident Indians...

Global #NRI

Harmonisers with a bleeding heart

India’s Swamibapa pipe band is not your trendy troupe of long-haired lip-splitters strutting their stuff by belting out ear-splitting...

UK #Global citizen india

550 NRIs to get invites for annual religious event in Punjab

The Punjab state government is inviting some 550 Non-Resident Indians (NRIs) who were Punjabis to attend the 550th Parkash Purb festival

Global #NRI

Three Indian-origin women on Forbes list

Three Indian-origin women have found themselves on Forbes’ annual list of America’s 80 richest self-made women.

USA #Global citizen india

What Modi 2.0 means to India’s global community

The result of the 2019 Indian general elections made waves not just in India but across the world, with people all over the globe paying...

Global #LokSabhaElections2019

Indian Foreign Ministry scholarship applications open for diaspora students

The Indian Ministry of External Affairs has opened applications for its Scholarship Programme for Diaspora Children (SPDC) for the academic...

Global #India

US visa applicants required to submit social media information

Almost all applicants for the US visa be required to submit social media names, in addition five years' worth of email addresses and phone...

Global #NRI

Six Indian origin teens among eight Scripps Spelling Bee co-champions

Highlighting their dominance over the past few years, six Indian-origin students are among the eight participants who won the prestigious...

USA

What NRIs should watch out for while purchasing a life insurance policy

Indians abroad have a wider range of insurance carriers to choose from, both foreign and domestic

Global

13 Indians rescued from burning cargo ship in UAE

13 Indian crew members were rescued from a burning cargo ship by the quick action of Sharjah Civil Defence firefighters. The ship was...

UAE

Indian Women’s Association Bazaar: Entrepreneurship with a heart

Watch our walk through the IWA Summer Bazaar for those who missed it. And for those who were there, take the chance to reminisce about the...

Fashion #NRI

Indian Women’s Association Bazaar: The happiest bazaar in town

The Indian Women’s Association (IWA) Bazaar was held on Tuesday, April 30, at the Suntec Convention Centre, featuring 90 vendors....

Fashion #Singapore