Jan

01

2017

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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.

Jan

01

2017

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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.

Jan

01

2017

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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.

Dec

31

2016

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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.

Dec

31

2016

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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.

Dec

30

2016

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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.

Dec

28

2016

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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.

Dec

28

2016

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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.

Dec

23

2016

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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

Dec

23

2016

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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.

Dec

23

2016

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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.

Dec

23

2016

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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.

Dec

23

2016

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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.

Dec

23

2016

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Intense Focus on India at World Stage

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

Dec

22

2016

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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.

Dec

21

2016

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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.

Dec

21

2016

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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.

Dec

21

2016

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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.

Dec

21

2016

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Madhu Valli From Virginia Crowned Miss India USA

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

Dec

20

2016

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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.

Dec

20

2016

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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.

Dec

19

2016

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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.

Dec

19

2016

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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.

Dec

19

2016

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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.

Dec

18

2016

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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.

Dec

18

2016

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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.

Dec

18

2016

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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.

Dec

17

2016

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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

Dec

17

2016

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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.

Dec

15

2016

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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.

Dec

14

2016

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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.

Dec

13

2016

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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.

Dec

13

2016

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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.

Dec

11

2016

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Trump Vows to Enforce Visa Restrictions

US President-elect Donald Trump has vowed to end the practice of laid-off American workers being made to train foreigners brought over to replace them, a move which could impact Indian technology workers and outsourcing companies.

Dec

10

2016

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Kuwait Offers Illegal Workers Amnesty

The Kuwait government has announced that it will not imprison or penalise over 24,000 illegal Indian workers if they report to the Interior Ministry for deportation or transfer of job visas.

Dec

09

2016

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NRIs Have Advantage in India's Luxury Property Market

NRIs have an advantage in luxury property market in India post-demonetisation as real estate developers in major cities of the country have 'significantly' dropped property rates.

Dec

08

2016

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NRI Attends Own Wedding in India on Webcam

Given the growing pressure and competition in this day and age, it is difficult to get a leave at work. But so much so that you have to attend your own wedding on webcam redefines crazy.

Dec

08

2016

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Obama Honors Two Indian-Americans For Community Service

Two Indian-American were honored by Asian Chronicle USA TV Channel with the 2016 Asian-American humanitarian/community service award and President Barak Obama’s volunteer service medal of honor.

Dec

08

2016

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Indian Origin UK MP Calls on India to End Demonetisation Stress For NRIs

Virendra Sharma, one of Britain's senior-most Indian-origin MP, has called on the Indian government to end the uncertainty surrounding demonetisation of Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes for NRIs and PIOs.

Dec

08

2016

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Indian Expatriates Join Mourning

As India grieves over the death of a popular south Indian leader, the expatriates in the Kingdom, particularly from southern India, joined the mourning.

Dec

08

2016

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Indian Property Needs a Heavy Dose of Expat Buying

Demonetisation move sets back sales as domestic buyers stick to the sidelines.

Dec

07

2016

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Demonetisation a Huge Cause of Concern For NRIs, PIOs

GOPIO has requested the government to grant an extension of the cut-off date by six months as many of them cannot return to India by December end.

Dec

07

2016

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Riya Kaur to Represent New York At Miss India USA

Kaur will represent New york at the Dec. 18 Miss India USA pageant at Royal Albert’s Palace in Fords, New Jersey.

Dec

06

2016

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UAE Indian Pupils Are Book-smart But Reliant

Indians are the largest expat community in the UAE, with a population of about 2.6 million.

Dec

05

2016

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India Takes Pride of Place, crosses $300 Billion FDI Milestone

India crossed the $300 billion foreign direct investment (FDI) milestone between April 2000 and September 2016, firmly establishing its credentials as a safe investment destination in the world.

Dec

05

2016

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Indian National Pleads Guilty to Visa Fraud in US

An Indian businessman in the US has pleaded guilty to committing a visa fraud by enrolling foreign nationals at a college and illegally obtaining full-time work authorisations for them without attending classes.

Dec

05

2016

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17 Companies Barred From Applying For H-1B Visas

Even before Trump came to power there have been several bills introduced in the US seeking bar on Indian and US IT companies from hiring professionals on H-1B and L1 visas.

Dec

05

2016

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In 3-way Fight, Parties Look For NRI Boost

With less than two months left to the Punjab assembly elections , political parties are dialing their supporters settled abroad to come to India and give a boost to their respective poll campaigns.

Dec

04

2016

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Indian Walks Away With Europe Business Assembly Award

Ghana's Subah Infosolutions once again gained international recognition by bagging Europe Business A...

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