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Indians rejoice as foundation stone of first Hindu temple laid in UAE

Indians rejoice, hail UAE's pluralism as foundation stone of first Hindu temple laid in Abu Dhabi

DUBAI

India's democracy is underrated: Here is why?

The data is simply staggering: 8,251 candidates from 464 parties wooing 900 Million voters (83 million first-time voters) for 545 seats in...

Global Analysis & Commentary

Indian origin actors making waves in international showbiz

Imagine you’re watching your favourite American television show and a desi Indian origin actor shows up on your screen! Well, we can...

Entertainment NRI Stories

Ruby Shekhar, trailblazer of Singapore sari saga

Sari is the most admired traditional Indian attire around the world. Highlighting the popularity of the iconic Indian wraparound in...

Singapore NRI Stories

Atul Temurnikar: Making education smart and affordable

Atul Temurnikar Co-founder and Chairman of GIIS (Global Indian International School) is obsessed with giving Indians abroad the best...

Education Spotlight - @work

NRI dentist from Hyderabad killed in US accident

In an unfortunate incident, a 32-year-old Indian dentist pursuing an advanced medical course at the University of Illinois, US was killed in...

Global NRI Stories

UKIBC, Telangana sign MoU on investments, economic growth in state

Telangana Government has signed an MoU with UK India Business Council to mobilise investments and businesses from the UK into the state that...

UK

NRI loses ancestral jewellery as bank locker ransacked

If you think that bank lockers are the safest place for your valuables, then think again! An NRI from Singapore has alleged that his gold...

Global NRI Stories

Indian origin billionaire converts old Scotland Yard HQ into luxury hotel

Capping a series of high profile acquisitions by Indian investors, an Indian origin billionaire has converted one of London's iconic...

UK

NRIs – Know the Score Before Buying a Property in India

Whether the real estate market remains bullish or bearish, NRIs prefer a place back in India - not just for investment returns but also to...

Global Analysis & Commentary

Ethiopian Airlines plane crash: NRI family from Canada among victims

Six members of an NRI family residing in Canada, originally from Surat and Vadodara in the Indian state of Gujarat, died in the Ethiopian...

Global

Australia Police labour to piece together Indian origin dentist Preethi Reedy's final moments before her murder

The mystery surrounding the murder of Indian-origin Preethi Reddy has deepened as Australian police are still working to fill in the gaps...

Global

Singapore playwright Tanuj Khosla's school admissions satire to be staged in New Delhi

Poet, playwright, lyricist and, incidentally, investment professional, Tanuj Khosla is set to make his stage debut in India’s capital.

Global NRI Stories

Maneka Gandhi: 45 passports of NRIs cancelled for abandoning their wives

The Indian government has cancelled the passports of 45 non-resident Indians (NRIs) reportedly for abandoning their wives, Maneka Gandhi,...

Global

Indian Overseas Congress, USA contributes towards Congress party manifesto

For the first time ever, the Indian National Congress will include the recommendations from the non-resident Indian community in the...

USA

Delhi Police register FIR against fake news on NRI voting

The Delhi Police have registered a case after the Election Commission of India (ECI) asked it to track down people allegedly spreading fake...

Global

Patriot acts: NRI raises over USD1 million in just 11 days for Pulwama martyrs

NRI Viveik Patel deserves a special mention. The 26-year old, who started his own fundraiser on Facebook with a target of raising...

Global

Sops, tax exemptions for start-ups up to INR 250mn, NRIs excluded

To provide a momentum to investments in start-ups, the Indian government has cleared a proposal that exempts a start-up from paying income...

Global

Everything NRIs need to know to book train tickets online in India

Catering to the increased demand from tourists abroad, especially non-resident Indians (NRIs), the Indian Railways Catering and Tourism...

Journeys

Movie Review: Chronicle of Anandi Gopalrao Joshee's journey from a child bride to India’s first female doctor

Anandi Gopal review: More than a century before the #MeToo Movement (130 to 150 years ago to be exact), Maharashtrian women had engaged with...

Movies

Govt augments Know India Programme on growing demand, popularity among Indian origin youth

Buoyed by the growing popularity of Know India Programme among the youth of Indian origin and the NRIs, the Government has augmented it by...

Global

Anuraag Saxena, India Pride Project in the limelight in ‘Blood Buddhas’ documentary

Highlighting the sterling efforts of the volunteers and members of the India Pride Project, an initiative founded by Singaporean NRI Anuraag...

Global NRI Stories

NRIs to lose passport, property if marriage not registered in 30 days

To curb the menace of NRIs deserting their wives soon after marriage, a bill has been enacted that makes the registration of marriage...

Global

Indian origin Professor honoured with Hind Rattan Award 2019

An Indian origin Associate Professor at Taylor's University, Australia, Dr Aditya Arya has been honoured with the prestigious Hind Rattan...

Global

Pravasi insurance settles 812 claims to the tune of INR 633 million

As many as 812 insurance claims of deaths and disabilities among the Indian professionals emigrating to various countries have been settled...

Global