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NRI, Non Resident Indians, Indian-origin, People of Indian origin.

Six Investment Plans in India You Can Benefit From as an NRI

NRIs need to keep a close eye on the best possible investment opportunities synonymous to the Indian contingent as the savings rate out here...

Personal Finance Analysis & Commentary

Indian siblings win gold and silver medals in Singapore Chess Championship

Two Indian kids shone brilliantly at the 35th Singapore National Open Age Group Chess Championship bringing gold and silver for the country.

Singapore NRI Stories

Indian American Rajesh Subramaniam appointed as president and CEO of FedEx Express

Bringing laurels to the NRI community in the US, Indian American Rajesh Subramaniam has been named as the president and chief executive...


Desi students' experience of sunny Singapore

Connected To India spoke to Indian students to find out their reasons for choosing Singapore and their experience of the Southeast Asian...

Singapore NRI Stories

Indian diaspora applicants to get passport in 48 hours from missions, consulates

Indian Minister of State for External Affairs V K Singh has said Indian missions across world would soon issue a passport in less than 48...


Indian American Sruthi Palaniappan elected president of Harvard student's body

An Indian-American girl, whose parents are originally from Chennai, has been elected as the president of the student's body of the Harvard...

USA NRI Stories

Cross-border payments firm InstaRem secures over SGD27.4m Series C funding

Digital cross-border payments company InstaReM has secured a first close of more than USD20 million (SGD27.47 million) in its Series C...


Playwright Tanuj Khosla's first English script on Sydney Short+Sweet festival shortlist

Tanuj Khosla, an accomplished poet, playwright, lyricist and writer, has racked up yet another impressive achievement after the English...

Entertainment NRI Stories

Every Trip you make is an opportunity to make money: the Triptunity way

Triptunity has created a community of international travelers, especially Indians living in Singapore, who can make money as and when they...


SBI plans to tap India-Singapore remittance corridor worth SGD1.16 billion

State Bank of India is one of the largest banks of the nation and also caters to thousands of overseas Indians living in different parts of...


SEBI panel suggests relaxing FPI norms against NRIs, overseas Indian-backed funds

In a move that is set to bring major relief to foreign fund owners, a Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) appointed panel has...


NRI investors can buy up to 5% in any security: India's economic affairs secretary Garg

In a bid to calm markets after recent regulatory changes, economic affairs secretary Subhash Chandra Garg announced the changes after Indian...


NRI banker loses his job over controversial ripped flag Facebook post

Even, as the 11th India-Singapore Strategic Dialogue kicked off today in the Lion City, the controversy over an NRI’s Facebook post...


Canadian NRI wins USD1.2 million fake news lawsuit

Following a lengthy legal battle, an Indo-Canadian businessman originally from Bhuj, Gujarat, has been awarded USD1.2 million in damages...

Global NRI Stories

NRI in India for I-Day assaulted, dies of heart attack

In an Independence Day tragedy, a 50-year-old Non-Resident Indian (NRI) died after an alleged fight with a security guard and another...


Nirav Modi flees to Brussels, believed to be travelling on Singapore passport

The diamond merchant, wanted in India's biggest-ever banking scam, is said to be travelling in and out of the UK freely, possibly on a...

Global NRI Stories

Indian Embassy urges NRIs in Oman to register as overseas voters

Indian Embassy of Oman has galvanised into action, urging the NRIs living in the country to enroll as overseas voters so that they can...


Dastak alum Tanuj Khosla's plays to feature in Toronto theatre show

Tanuj Khosla, hedge fund manager in Singapore by day; poet, playwright, lyricist, writer by night, is now set to have a dozen of his plays...

Singapore NRI Stories

Non-Resident Kannandigas soon to be issued NRK cards: Dr Arathi Krishna

NRIs of the Indian State of Karnataka will soon be issued Non-Resident Kannadigas (NRK) cards which will entail various benefits to them,...


State Bank of India launches Global NRI centre in Kochi

A one-stop customer service solution for all NRI banking-related services, the centre will function as a single point of contact for all SBI...


Indian Govt proposes measures to punish absconding NRI husbands

To deal with NRI men absconding from marriages, the Indian government announced it is considering crucial changes in criminal law that will...


NRI in Rajasthan takes forward Modi’s Swachch Bharat Campaign

Following the motto Mera Shahar Ho Swachch Shahar (Be My City a Clean City), Nawal Kishore Godara and NRI from Congo, with his team, is...

Global NRI Stories

Indian-American Neeraj Bhatia honoured with Hind Rattan award 2018

A certified public accountant and a leading Indian-American tax consultant, Neeraj Bhatia has been honoured with the prestigious Hind Rattan...

Global NRI Stories

SBI partners with Transfast to help NRIs transfer money

State Bank of India (SBI) has tied up with US-based Transfast Remittance LLC to help Indian diaspora in remitting their funds back to India.


Which service do you use to transfer money for personal use to India?

  • Bank Transfer
  • Remittance services
  • Paypal
  • Wire Transfer services like Western Union, Remit2India
  • International Money Order
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