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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

Govt hikes fellowship, woos NRI faculty for Make in India push

In a bid to lend momentum to Make In India programme, the Government has enhanced the grant for research fellows in India and laid out a...

Global

Singapore NRI's PBD yatra: great hospitality steeped in Indian tradition

My plan to attend the Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (PBD) Convention came by due to my love for travel and seeing new places. The programme of...

Past Events Analysis & Commentary

Indian-origin Demurrage Analyst creates app set to save millions for oil tanker industry

An Indian-origin analyst has come up with an innovative solution that is potentially set to save millions of dollars for the oil and gas...

USA NRI Stories

Singapore hails special friendship, historical ties: India's 70th Republic Day

On the Southeast Asian nation which was once itself a British colony, the Republic Day celebrations saw an enthusiastic turnout of not just...

Singapore

You are a living bridge between India and the World, President tells diaspora

The three-day long PBD 2019 concluded today with conferring of Pravasi Bharatiya Samman Awards on 30 Indian diaspora members, with President...

Global

Special tent city having 5-star facilities set up for PBD delegates at Prayagraj

There is a perfect amalgamation of spirituality and modernity at the ongoing Kumbh Mela at Prayagraj. It is ready to welcome NRIs and...

Global

Spotify makes deal with T-Series for Indian music

Swedish online music streaming service Spotify Inc, which has subscribers across the globe, has announced a tie-up with T-Series, one of the...

Corporate

Ashwini Devare: Creating history with "Lost at 15, Found at 50"

Born in Moscow at the height of the Cold War, Ashwini Devare was the daughter of an Indian Foreign Service officer. Her new book "Lost at...

Singapore

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...

USA

Three Indian-origin youth named in Time's list of 25 most influential teens

Highlighting the achievements of Indian youth across the world, three Indian-origin students have been named among the 25 most influential...

Global NRI Stories