Vancouver NRI on Mission Report Card For India's Assembly Polls

With elections in five Indian states days away, a large number of NRIs from Canada have landed in India to garner votes for their favourite political parties.

NRIs Can Exchange Old Notes Till June 30

The demonetization announcement on November 8 banning high denomination currency notes brought with it shock and surprise.

Expelled in 1972, Uganda Indians Lead UK’s Brexit Trade

When Idi Amin expelled Indians from Uganda in 1972, most of them moved to Britain, settled there and prospered in various fields.

Indians Students Not Driving Enrolment Growth in UK Varsities

The political changes in the last one year in the UK and USA has left Indians thinking how it will impact their chances of pursuing higher education in these countries.

Law Commission May Enact Law to Protect Spouses Married to NRI Men

At present, abandoned wives can only initiate criminal proceeding against their husbands under Section 498A (husband cruelty) – the offence which is punishable with a maximum imprisonment of three years

Sushma Assures Help to Rescue Indian Abducted in Malaysia

External affairs minister Sushma Swaraj sought a report from the Indian mission in Malaysia to rescue a 46-year-old Indian abducted in the country.

Washington Dulles to Get Non-stop India Flights on Air India

Washington’s Dulles International Airport will get a non-stop flight to India thanks to new routes being added by Air India.

NRI Equity Assets up Three-fold on Modi Optimism

Non-residents remain bullish despite single-digit equity market returns since May 2014

Indian-American Entrepreneur Under Consideration to Lead FDA

Indian-American Balaji S Srinivasan, a successful Silicon Valley-based entrepreneur and CEO of a bitcoin startup, is under consideration for Trump administration's pick to lead the Federal Drug Administration (FDA) after he met the US President-elect.

Obama Appoints 2 Indian-Americans to Senior Administration Positions

Less than 100 hours before demitting office, outgoing US President Barack Obama today appointed two Indian-Americans to key administration positions.

India-UAE Ranked World's Second Largest Migration Corridor

The migration of Indians to the UAE in 2015 has been ranked as the “second largest migration in the world”, according to the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD).

NRI Funds Under Scanner of Enforcement Agencies

Sources in the Punjab govt said that the state police as well as the income-tax authorities are keeping a close eye on foreign funds.

India Concerned Over UK Student Visa Issue

India has expressed concern over the massive drop in Indian students coming to study in the UK and called for sorting out of visa issues.

US Extradites Man in Killing of Indian-origin Student

A US resident has been extradited to the Dutch Caribbean island of Saba to face charges in the April 2015 killing of an Indian-origin medical student.

UK Student Visa Issues Must be Sorted Out

India has expressed concern over the massive drop in Indian students coming to study in the UK and called for sorting out of visa issues.

UK Student Visa Issues Must be Sorted Out

India has expressed concern over the massive drop in Indian students coming to study in the UK and called for sorting out of visa issues.

Hindu Board Insists Chettiars Sent Donation Money to India

The PHEB had alleged the Chettiars managing the silver chariot and Lord Murugan temple were mostly Indian nationals, holding permanent resident status.

Illegal Immigrants From India Will be Nervous in Trump Regime

The US department of homeland security reckons that most illegal Indians “arrived with legal status and overstayed their visas”

NRIs From Canada, US Travelling to Punjab

They may have a minuscule number of votes in Punjab, but non-resident Indians from the state are coming home in droves to support the political party of their choice.

New Scheme For Indian Doctors in UK to Plug Shortages

The UK has launched a new placement scheme to bring in doctors from India to plug shortages in the emergency departments of its state-funded National Health Service.

Indian-American Comedian Aziz Ansari Cracks Laugh Ceiling

Indian-Americans have been taking a crack at the glass ceiling in almost every profession of note in the US, from political office to corporate leadership, with chart-topping performances in areas ranging from academia to entertainment.

Indian Mutual Fund Houses That Allow USA/Canada-based NRIs to Invest

Many NRI investors based in the USA and Canada are still asking around when will they be able to invest in Indian mutual funds again.

Indian-origin girl to Represent Malaysia at Miss Universe 2016

A 20-year-old Sikh girl will represent Malaysia at the Miss Universe 2016 finals at Manila.

NRIs Being Asked to Change From PIO to OCI

The Prime Minister also urged the People of Indian Origin (PIO) cardholders to convert their cards into Overseas Citizen of India (OCI) cards.

Expat Who Brings Dead Back Home

I go by the belief that the final resting place of every man should be his own native village. That drives me in this mission," said Ashraf

Indian Techie Wins Oscar

Kiran Bhat from Coimbatore wins Oscar for technical achievements.

Indian-origin Doctor in US to Pay $250,000 in Fraud Case

An Indian-origin dentist in the US is among five other physicians who have agreed to pay $250,000 for not rendering paedriatic dental services and making false claims in a government funded programme to help poor children.

Mumbai-born Ashley Tellis, Tipped to be Next US Envoy to India

Tellis, a former White House official and renowned India expert, completed his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in economics from the St Xavier’s College in South Mumbai before going to the US for further studies.

NRIs to Help Startups Link With Silicon Valley

The Kannadiga NRIs from the Silicon Valley are on a mission to bridge the gap between angel funding and mentoring to ensure startups in Karnataka get the much needed push.

Portugese PM Gets Pravasi Bharatiya Award

Non-Resident Indians (NRIs) from the US led the list of 30 persons conferred the Pravasi Bharatiya Samman awards by President Pranab Mukherjee in Bengaluru

NRIs, PIOs Urged to Take up Lucrative Teaching Assignments in India

In order to scale up human resource and to tide over the shortage of talented faculty, Javedekar urged NRIs and PIOs to take up lucrative teaching assignments.

Indian Community Eyes Doubling Representation in US Congress

With a record five Indian Americans elected to the US Congress+ , the minority community has now set its eyes on doubling the number of its lawmakers followed by a White House occupant.

NRI Doctor's No-donation Campaign Against AAP

A former AAP volunteer and Chicago-based doctor has accused Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and other party leaders of diverting donations meant to be used for Punjab elections.

Bill Targeting H-1B Visas Reintroduced in US Congress

The reintroduced bill has increased minimum pay of H-1B visa workers to $100,000 per annum.

Hindus And Jews Gain Ground in New US Congress

For the first time in American history, the Congress has 3 Hindus members -- Tulsi Gabbard, Raja Krishnamoorthi and Ro Khanna.

US First Lady Selects Indian-American Girl For Education Campaign

US First Lady Michelle Obama has selected 16-year-old Indian-American Swetha Prabakaran to serve in the inaugural Student Advisory Board of an education campaign which seeks to provide educational opportunities for teenagers in America.

Five Indian-Americans Take Oath as Members of Congress

A record five Indian-Americans took oath as members of the US Congress, scripting history for the minority ethnic community that comprises just one per cent of America's population.

Donald Trump Appoints Indian-American to key White House Position

Raj Shah has been appointed as Deputy Assistant to the President and Deputy Communication Director and Research Director.

Indian Women in UK Protest Abuse of Women Migrants

Indian Ladies in UK protested overnight to bring attention to exploited and abused first generation migrant Indian women in UK.

Hundreds of Sikh NRIs Volunteer at Patna Event

Hundreds of Non-Resident Indians from the Sikh community have trooped to Patna for celebrations in connection with the 350th birth anniversary of the 10th Sikh master, Guru Gobind Singh.

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