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Jane Sandwood April 20th 2018 Corporate

ADB chooses Singapore over Mumbai as arbitration centre

The Asian Development Bank (ADB), which is funding the metro project in Mumbai, has finalised Singapore as its arbitration centre...


Rahul Gandhi says Amethi will be as developed as Singapore in 15 years

Indian Congress president Rahul Gandhi yesterday said that the approach of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi was a sharp contrast to...


Singaporean NRI’s book highlights history of Indian sepoys in Southeast Asia

Singaporean Non-resident Indian (NRI) N Nedumaran launched a book highlighting the sacrifices and struggles of Indian sepoys and soldiers in...


Overseas Indians in 208 countries, Zero in Pakistan

Showing the widespread nature of the Indian diaspora, the Ministry of External Affairs’ (MEA) latest census showed that overseas Indians...


From colonisation to globalisation: Vikram Khanna to moderate - Shashi The Roar in Singapore

Associate Editor of The Straits Times Vikram Khanna will be bringing his long experience as a journalist and an association with Dr Tharoor,...


John Abraham stars in story about Pokhran nuclear tests

Parmanu - The Story of Pokhran, an edge-of-the-seat thriller that will make every Indian proud - a true India Shining story, will release on...


Modi, Abe leadership has strengthened India-Japan ties: Sushma Swaraj

Addressing a gathering of the diaspora in Tokyo, Indian External Affairs Minister (EAM) Sushma Swaraj said that India's relations with Japan...


Indian rideshare platform Ola expands Down Under

Following a successful launch in Perth last month, Indian ridesharing platform Ola is now officially operating in Sydney and has hired a...


Indian missions received 3,768 petitions from women against NRI husbands during 2014-17: Govt

In an answer to a question in Indian Parliament, the government stated that Indians missions and posts abroad received 3,768 petitions from...


Kangana-Rajkummar duo back with quirky dark comedy ‘Mental Hai Kya’

On the ultimate day of the mental week, the makers of Mental Hai Kya released the fifth poster of the upcoming movie starring Kangana Ranaut...


RSS Dauntless of Singapore Navy joins India-hosted MILAN 2018 drills in Andaman Sea

Republic of Singapore Navy's warship RSS Dauntless has joined the eight-day drill MILAN 2018 of sixteen navies from the region being hosted...


Saudi Arabia gives overflight rights to Air India for flights to Israel: Netanyahu

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has said that Saudi Arabia has allowed Tel Aviv-bound Indian flag carrier Air India the overflight...


In Pics: Holi celebrations around the world

The Festival of Colours was celebrated the world over with great enthusiasm last week with more and more Indians overseas getting into the...


‘Beatles in India’ exhibition opens to mark band's tryst with India in 1968

The award-winning ‘The Beatles Story' in Liverpool has unveiled a new special exhibition celebrating 50 years since The Beatles travelled...


Medical colleges in Kerala decide NRI fees for next academic year

The tuition fee for NRI seats in private self-financing medical colleges in Kerala has been announced. The provisional tuition fee for NRI...


Indian fintech start-ups converge in Mumbai as UK firms look to invest, share knowhow

Fintech start-ups from India converged in the financial capital Mumbai on Tuesday, joined by financial technology firms from UK looking for...


India's state banks have 15 days to identify operational gaps: Ministry of Finance

India's Ministry of Finance has set a 15-day deadline for state banks to take pre-emptive action against operational and technical risks


Canada does not sympathise with Sikh separatists, Trudeau assures India

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has offered his "categorical assurance" that Canada did not sympathise the Sikh separatist movement,...


California-based NRI adopts village in Telangana

Annapareddy Appi Reddy, California-based NRI, has adopted the remote Dondapadu village in Suryapet district as a part of Digithon Digital...

USA NRI Stories

NRI absconders list gets longer: Nirav Modi latest entrant

Nirav Modi - A jeweller who's dressed Hollywood and Bollywood actors including Kate Winslet and Priyanka Chopra - has become yet another...


Anushka Sharma’s scare fest on the web: Pari trailer out

After a series of teasers, the trailer of Anushka Sharma's soon-to-be-released atmospheric horror film is out and this time the fear has...


All you need to know about registering as an NRI elector

In new developments regarding voting rights for NRIs, Election Commissioner of India Sunil Arora questioned the Punjab election commission...


Ekta Kapoor, Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari team up to create visionary tales

The two women will be co-producing the same under their respective banners, Balaji Motion Pictures and Earthsky Pictures.


Tricolour illuminates iconic buildings in UAE to mark Modi's two-day visit

Ahead of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to the UAE, iconic buildings in the city were illuminated in the pattern of the Indian...