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Pandemic restrictions led to idea of launching consolidated services provider for NRIs: Anup Bhasin

In an exclusive interview, Anup Bhasin told Connected to India about what led to the formation of Star NRI Services.

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Redefining Matchmaking for Millennials

A conversation with Anuradha Gupta, matchmaker and Founder CEO of the global matchmaking service - Vows for Eternity, discussing the...

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The modern-day matchmaker

What’s love got to do with it? Just about everything, if you ask Anuradha Gupta, the Founder CEO of Vows for Eternity. This New York-based...

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Indian government receives over 4,700 complaints from spouses abandoned by NRIs

National Commission for Women (NCW) chairperson Rekha Sharma said that more than 4,700 complaints of women who were abandoned by their NRI...

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NRI women safety cell inaugurated in Hyderabad

An NRI women safety cell was inaugurated by Director General of Police M Mahendar Reddy in Hyderabad on Wednesday to deal with matrimonial...


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...


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,...


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...


Sushma Swaraj interacts with Indian diaspora amid busy UNGA schedule

India's External Affairs Minister is in the midst of a busy week in New York, and took the time to meet representatives of the Global...


NRI marriages need to be registered within 7 days: Women and Child Development Ministry

All NRI marriages solemnised in India would need to be registered within seven days, the Ministry of Women and Child Development said today.


High Court in Indian city allows NRI to depose in court using video chat

The Punjab and Haryana High Court has for the first time allowed a US-based NRI, who is the petitioner in a property dispute, to be deposed...

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Passports of seven NRIs accused of abandoning wives suspended

The regional passport office, Chandigarh, has suspended seven passports of Non-resident Indian (NRI) grooms who have been accused of...


Govt to impound passports of NRIs who leave their Indian wives

In an attempt to stop NRI men from deserting their wives, the law ministry has decided to take a slew of measures, which include...


Indian Govt proposes measures to punish absconding NRI husbands

To deal with NRI men absconding from marriages, the Indian government announced it is considering crucial changes in criminal law that will...


NRIs who abandon their spouses may have their passports revoked

Issues of NRIs abandoning their spouses, in a bid to safeguard Indian women in Non-Resident Indian (NRI) may have their passports revoked.


Rule change required to Aadhaar registration to connect NRI marriages: UIDAI

The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has said changes in Aadhaar Act rules were a must if the government wants to make its...


Make Aadhaar mandatory for registration of NRI marriages, panel tells MEA

An inter-ministerial committee recommended to the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) that checking Aadhaar number should be made mandatory...


Indian-American teen wins $100,000 in top US quiz show

Sharath Narayan, an Indian-American teenage boy, has won US$100,000 in a top US quiz show.

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Indian wedding bazaar: Fashion trends for modern brides

Indian brides are opting for tasteful elegance in place of overstated boldness. Here are the top Indian bridal fashion trends that can help...