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Kashmir not on agenda of PM Modi’s address to the UN, focus to be on India’s achievements

Modi is also scheduled to hold a bilateral meeting with United States President Donald Trump in New York.

Global

Indian-Americans support dual citizenship: Survey

The survey also shows that non-resident Indians (NRIs) prefer proxy voting instead of direct postal ballots.

Global

Kerala Minister asks Centre for special provision for NRIs to renew driving license

Kerala transport minister AK Saseendran in a letter to Union Road Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari requested a one-time exception be made...

Global

Instant Aadhaar for NRIs in three months: UIDAI

The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has stated that it will begin offering the facility of issuing Aadhaar cards to NRIs...

Global

Modernisation wave in Indian villages getting NRI ‘Swades’ boost

Many Non-Resident Indians’ (NRIs) have been playing an active role in developing villages in India by either adopting a whole village or...

NRI Stories

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...

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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...

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Need for more reforms to increase India’s engagement with its Diaspora

India's federal and state governments have been endeavouring to strengthen relations with the Indian diaspora numbering about 30 million,...

NRI Stories

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 Stories

Big test for Indian FM as opposition grows to debut international bond plan

The newly appointed Indian Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman is finding herself in a tough spot with a former Reserve Bank of India...

Global

Karan Patel: The star baseball pitcher who loves cricket

He may not have a movie about him yet but Karan Patel has made history by becoming the first player of Indian descent to be drafted in Major...

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Fraudulent NRI marriages: New Indian laws may deter treacherous husbands

The Indian government has rolled up its sleeves to amend laws to cancel passports of fly-by-night bridegrooms dreaming up sham marriages as...

Global

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.

Global

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.

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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

OYO, Kunal Nayyar among Indian-origin winners at UK-India Awards

The annual UK-India Awards, which commemorate people and organisations who have had an impact on UK-India ties, saw a host of Indian expats...

UK

Singapore ranked third in Mercer cost of living survey; Hong Kong tops list

Singapore was the third most expensive city for expatriates in the world while Hong Kong topped the list - for the second consecutive year -...

Global

Appointment of Jaishankar as India’s Foreign Minister a right step by Modi

The recent appointment of former career diplomat Dr. S. Jaishankar as India’s Foreign Minister - a cabinet rank - is a bold and...

Global

Indian government unlikely to allow dual citizenship: Chauthaiwale

The Indian government is unlikely to allow dual citizenship, at least in the near term, Dr. Vijay Chauthaiwale, in-charge of the Bharatiya...

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Non-Resident Indian deposits in India

The latest data on Non-Resident Indian deposits in India, according to the Reserve Bank of India

Personal Finance

The NRI push in Modi 2.0

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s grand return to a second five-year term was the result of a consistent and highly organised campaign...

Global

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 NRI Stories

Yoga Day celebrations kick off across the globe

International Day of Yoga (IDY) might be on June 21, but people around the world seem to have started the celebrations early.

Global

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 Stories

Commercial Indian real estate a good bet: Anarock Consultants

Anarock Property Consultants are pitching India’s commercial office property as an investment alternative for Non-Resident Indians in a...

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