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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...

NRI Stories Spotlight - @work

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.

Singapore

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...

Global

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...

Corporate

RBI cuts rates to support sagging Indian economy; announces measures

The Reserve Bank of India on Thursday cut interest rates by 25 basis points in its latest credit policy for the third time this year. It...

Global

Bus accident in Dubai kills 17; 12 Indians among fatalities

An accident of a bus which was on its way from Oman to Dubai has killed 17 people and injured three, according to Dubai police.

UAE

Anita Bhatia is new UN Assistant Secretary-General

Anita Bhatia was named as Assistant Secretary-General for resource management, sustainability and partnerships and as Deputy Executive...

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 NRI Stories

Indian MHA discards 'blacklists' of Indians seeking asylum abroad

In yet another reconciliatory measure aimed at overseas citizens and the diaspora, the Indian Home Ministry has decided to discard its...

Global

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

UAE

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