Times Now Calls For NRI of Year Awards Registration

The awards are open to any NRI, OCI or a PIO who has stayed in USA, Canada, UK, UAE, the Middle East, Australia and New Zealand and Singapore for a stipulated amount of time and has made a mark in his/her respective field.

Economic Reforms to be Highlighted at Pravasi Bhartiya Divas

Latest wave of economic reforms including overhaul of indirect taxes through proposed GST will be projected significantly by the government at the three-day Pravasi Bhartiya Divas (PBD) beginning Saturday at Bengaluru to woo overseas Indian investors and make them part of India's growth story.

Trump is Going to be Best USA President For India

Republican Hindu Coalition (RHC) India Ambassador and Trump supporter Manasvi Mamgai has said that Trump is going to be the best USA President for India.

Indians Largest Expatriate Community in Saudi Arabia

Indians constitute the largest expatriate community—around 40 lakh— in Saudi Arabia, said Indian ambassador Javed Ahmed.He was addressing community leaders and volunteers here.

Indian-Origin Appointed to Top Military Post in Kyrgyzstan

An Indian-origin Saudi-based entrepreneur has been appointed Major General of Kyrgyzstan, a rare military position occupied by an Indian in the Central Asian country.

NRIs Can Exchange Old Notes Till June 30

The Reserve Bank of India has allowed non-resident Indians to exchange scrapped Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes till June 30.

US Eases Tests For Green Cards

Indian entrepreneurs and qualified individuals will now have a fairer chance of obtaining an NIW, which in turn will speed up the process of obtaining a green card.

Knighthood for Indian-origin DNA Expert at Cambridge

Shankar Balasubramanian, the Chennai-born professor of medicinal chemistry at the University of Cambridge, is to be conferred a knighthood along with other British honours for Indian-origin individuals.

Not Much Interest From NRIs Voters in Punjab Elections

The Punjabi diaspora has shown little interest to vote in the Assembly elections. As per the Punjab Election Commission, only 275 NRIs registered as voters.

NY Police Department To Allow Sikhs To Wear Turbans, Grow Beards

The New York Police Department is now allowing Sikh (seek) officers to wear turbans in place of the traditional police cap and grow beards up to a half-inch long for religious reasons.

Expat Levy to Hit Private Indian Schools in Saudi Arabia

The Saudi government's proposal to introduce an 'expat levy' from 2017 will badly hit the private international schools, run by Indians in the country.

Saudi Sheikh Savior Paid $350K to Save Indian Man’s Life

Awad bin Qureih al-Yami paid Indian worker’s Shibor Lumbardi’s blood money in exchange of an execution order after he was convicted in a murder case.

Sikh Doctor in US Files Religious Discrimination Lawsuit

A Sikh doctor in the US has filed a lawsuit against an American medical organisation alleging he was denied a neurology job for his religious appearance.

Golden Temple Visit a Dream Come True For Foreigner Sikhs

It was a dream come true for a group of 45 baptized Sikh foreign nationals who landed at Sri Guru Ramdas International Airport in Amritsar on Tuesday to pay obeisance at the revered Sikh shrine Golden Temple.

How Indian-Americans Progressed in US Politics And Public Life

All five Indian-American lawmakers coming to Washington in 2017 are Democrats.

Indian-origin Ex-portfolio Manager Charged in US Bribery Scam

: An Indian-origin former portfolio manager at one of the largest pension funds in the US is among three people charged in a bribery scam

What NRI Community Thinks of Demonetisation

Commending the demonetisation move by the NDA government, a group of Indian-Americans have said that this would not only help eliminate corruption and fight terrorism, but also fast track digitisation of economy.

Expats in UAE Seek Solution to Indian Currency Woes

The expats say they want the Indian government to make arrangements here in the UAE to exchange the invalid notes.

Sushma Swaraj Seeks Report From Envoy Over NRI Couple’s Kid

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Thursday sought a report from the Indian envoy in Norway over the separation of a five-year-old child from his NRI parents.

Reviving Mahatma Gandhi's Legacy in Malaysia

In the 1950s, the small, sleepy town of Sungai Petani in Kedah district of Malaysia, with its sizeable population of workers of Indian origin had come together to set up a memorial for Gandhi within few years of his death in 1948.

Intense Focus on India at World Stage

The contribution of the Indian diaspora across the world has also helped India attract attention

NRI Parents Protest as Norway Takes Custody of Child

The Norwegian embassy in Delhi, when contacted, said they were ascertaining the facts from the authorities in Oslo.

The Man Leading PM Modi's NRI Outreach

Forging better relations with the diaspora is part of PM Modi's plan to lure foreign investment and entrepreneurs to India.

California Youth Receives Young Sikh Hero Award

A young Sikh-American, Balmeet Singh, who dared a hatemonger was awarded with the 'Young Sikh Hero' award in the US.

The NRI in Kerala's Migrant Debate

Despite the halo of ‘sacrifice’ and toil surrounding them, NRKs have enjoyed Gulf governmental support and documentation that ‘other state’ workers can never dream of in Kerala.

Madhu Valli From Virginia Crowned Miss India USA

Madhu Valli, an emerging hip hop artist, has been crowned Miss India USA 2016.

Indian-origin Tycoon to Rescue UK's Last Aluminium Smelter

Indian-origin metal tycoon Sanjeev Gupta on Monday said he will invest a whopping 120 million pounds in Britain's last aluminium smelter as part of a deal to rescue the site and safeguard hundreds of jobs.

Demonetization to Impact Students Coming to Study in The U.S.

A recent change in the Government of India policy can negatively affect the growth of Indian students going abroad.

The Most Powerful Indians at The Silicon Valley

There are many Indians, right now, who are leading the Silicon Valley? They've pushed boundaries, created amazing products, and have risen to positions of incredible power.

Leader Seeks Intervention in Issues Faced by Kerala's Expatriates

Opposition leader in the Kerala Assembly sought the state government's immediate intervention in addressing issues faced by Non-Resident Keralites (NRKs), returning in large numbers after their losing jobs.

Abandoned Wives' Search For NRI Grooms

It's not only Punjab, but Himachal too is getting affected with problem of runaway NRI grooms leaving behind their brides to fend for themselves.

NRI Surgeon Receives Prestigious UK Professorship Award

A renowned Indian-origin orthopaedic surgeon has been awarded the prestigious Hunterian Professorship and Medal for 2017 by UK's Royal College of Surgeons for his research on stem cells in articular cartilage repair.

Diagnostic Firm of NRI Couple Grabbed in Aurangabad

An NRI scientist couple, living in the US, who had introduced advanced cancer diagnostic technology here, have allegedly been duped by six people who forged documents and transferred the shares of the couple's diagnostic firm into their name.

AAP NRI Wing to Seek Details of Funds Collected from US

As per the media reports the Aam Aadmi Party's NRI wing of the Punjab unit and local volunteers will seek details about the party's Punjab and overseas funding in New Delhi.

58,000 Indians Issued Emigration Clearance for Gulf in 2 Years

The number of Indian migrant domestic workers who have been given emigration clearance for recruitment in Gulf countries since September 2014 till date is 58,163

Cupertino Gets an Indian-American Mayor

For the first time, an Indian-American woman has been elected as the new Mayor of the key Californian city of Cupertino, globally known for its Apple headquarters.

Trump Appoints PepsiCo CEO Indra Nooyi to Strategic And Policy Forum

Indra Nooyi, 61, is the only Indian-American executive in the 19-member President's Strategic and Policy Forum, which was first announced early this week.

NRI Surgeon Gets Prestigious British Professorship Award

A renowned Indian-origin orthopaedic surgeon has been awarded the prestigious Hunterian Professorship and the Medal for 2017.

NRI Bizman Recounts Horrors of Indian Youths Dying in France

A large number of Punjabi youths were allured by fraudulent travel agents in Punjab who promise them dream jobs, best housing facilities and all the fun of life in Paris against hefty amounts.

Won't Allow H-1B Visa Hires to Replace US Workers: Trump

Trump's hardline posturing on outsourcing can prove worrisome to Indian technology companies.

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