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Indian government relaxes visa rules, OCI and PIO card holders can visit India except for tourism

Under this graded relaxation of visa rules, the Indian government has also decided to restore with immediate effect all existing visas...

Covid-19

Indian-origin Geeta Sidhu Robb dropped by LibDems as London Mayoral candidate over old anti-semitic remarks

The Liberal Democrats in the United Kingdom dropped Indian-origin entrepreneur-activist Geeta Sidhu Robb as a prospective London mayoral...

UK

10-year-old Indian-origin girl among semi-finalists of Britain's Got Talent 2020

10-year-old Indian-origin girl Souparnika Nair is one of the contestants who have been selected for the semi-final round of Britain's Got...

Entertainment NRI Stories

British-Indian 8-year-old Milan raises GBP 1,000 for National Literacy Trust challenge

Eight-year-old Milan Kumar participated in the #FitforLit cycling challenge to raise GBP 1,000 for the National Literacy Trust and share his...

UK

50 books in 3 months: 8-year-old British-Indian boy Milan Kumar wins accolades for his precocious reading habits

For eight-year-old Indian-origin Milan Kumar in the United Kingdom, the lockdown presented the chance to further enhance his love of books...

UK NRI Stories

Dr Thomas Abraham: An NRI trailblazer rallying the Indian-American community

Dr Thomas Abraham is one of the trailblazer NRIs who emigrated to the US in the 1970s and built the foundation for today’s flourishing...

NRI Stories Spotlight - @work

Dr Sudhakar Jonnalagadda takes charge as new President of AAPI

Dr Sudhakar Jonnalagadda took oath as president of the American Association of Physicians of Indian origin (AAPI) during a virtual “change...

USA

40 per cent of Indian-Americans worried about financial impact of COVID-19: Study

A survey by a diaspora organisation in the United States found that two in five Indian-Americans are worried about their long-term financial...

Covid-19

Indian-American community leader Ramesh Patel dies of COVID-19

Prominent Indian-American community leader Ramesh Patel passed away due to complications from COVID-19.

Covid-19

Ministry of External Affairs invites nominations for India’s highest diaspora award

A maximum of 30 awards will be given out at the Pravasi Bharatiya Sammelan, scheduled to be held in January 2021 in India.

NRI Stories

British-Indian MP Lisa Nandy amongst top two candidates for new Labour leader

Indian-origin British Member of Parliament Lisa Nandy on Wednesday became one of two Labour candidates to earn the requisite support from...

UK

Foreign Currency Non-Resident accounts: In nine currencies, no tax and repatriable

In our NRI personal finance series this time we look at the rules governing Foreign Currency Non-Resident (Banks) accounts.

Personal Finance