Jan

07

2014

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BJP Push for Postal Ballots for NRIs

BJP on Monday said it would move the Election Commission within the next three days to allow eligible NRIs to vote through postal ballots in the 2014 elections.

Jan

06

2014

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Asylum in USA for Indian Gay Couple

On December 20th, just days after the Indian Supreme Court reinstated the ban on “sex against the order of nature” in the Indian Penal Code, the duo received political asylum in the United States

Jan

06

2014

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Indian-Americans To Garner Support for BJP

Taking cue from Barack Obama's successful campaigning strategy, the overseas friends of BJP has decided to create an army of Indian-American volunteers to call their friends and relatives back home seeking their support for Narendra Modi in the next Lok Sabha polls.

Jan

05

2014

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Pravasi Bharatiya Divas 2014: Reviving the French Connection

Nearly 20 percent of all delegates participating in the event hail from the Francophone world - the French-speaking nations around the world which number over 55.

Jan

02

2014

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Gulf Beckons Desi Pilots With Mega Dollars

The New Year will see Indian airlines remaining a tense lot, trying to protect their prized pilots from being poached.

Jan

01

2014

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15 PIOs in UK Queen’s Honours List

Fifteen Indian-origin men and women, including a prominent educationist Asha Khemka, have been named in Queen Elizabeth's New Year's Honours List for the year 2014.

Dec

26

2013

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Unheralded, Indians in Africa Make Good Money

Indians are quietly making good money in Africa. Unlike the Indians in Britain and the US, they go quietly about it.

Dec

20

2013

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American Indian Unemployment Far Above That of General Population

Over 2009–2011, the American Indian employment rate among 25- to 54-year-olds was 64.7 percent—13.4 percentage points lower than the white rate.

Dec

20

2013

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After Rajat Gupta, Preet Bharara Nails Another Wall Street Tycoon

The verdict hands the government a signature victory in its pincerlike pursuit of SAC, the giant fund run by billionaire stock picker Steven A. Cohen.

Dec

20

2013

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Fraudulent NRI Marriages on the Rise

The trend is very disturbing. Many parents come to us with the complaints of their daughters being cheated and left in the lurch in foreign countries

Dec

18

2013

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6 million Australians born overseas, Indian expats among largest groups

Indians emerging as one of the largest group of migrants after Britishers, Kiwis and Chinese.

Dec

17

2013

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Singapore to Deport 52 Indians After Little India Riot

The riots sparked intense discussion over Singapore's policy on foreign labour, which now makes up a fifth of a population of nearly 5.4 million.

Dec

13

2013

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Indian Diplomat Arrested in US for Visa Fraud

High-ranking Indian diplomat Devyani Khobragade was arrested and handcuffed in public in New York

Dec

12

2013

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Kenya Indians Celebrate 50 Years of Nation's Independence

It's been a tempestuous half a century for Kenya Indians as the nation celebrates her 50th anniversary of Independence Dec 12.

Dec

12

2013

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Indian-origin Couple Britain's Oldest

An Indian-origin couple, both aged over 100, will become Britain's oldest married couple when they celebrate their 88th wedding anniversary later this week.

Dec

12

2013

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Indian population up by 48 pc in New Zealand

The population of Indian ethnic group in New Zeland has risen by 48 percent to 155,000, latest census statistics show.

Dec

12

2013

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Big Trouble in Little India Singapore

Most Singaporeans were utterly shocked by the news that came in late Sunday night; there is nothing to compare with it in their country’s recent history.

Dec

11

2013

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Where Is The Wealthy Indian Buying Home

London, Dubai and Singapore are the popular destinations for wealthy Indians when it comes to buying homes abroad

Dec

11

2013

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NRIs Happy They Played Role in AAP Victory

There are many NRIs who came to India to volunteer, and then there were hundreds abroad who helped the movement and the party in several ways

Dec

11

2013

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Will Lakshmi Mittal Join IPL Bandwagon

Mittal's family is reportedly in talks with the GMR group to buy a significant stake in its Indian Premier League team Delhi Daredevils

Dec

11

2013

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24 Indians Charged in Singapore

Singapore on Tuesday filed charges against 24 Indian nationals who allegedly took part in its first riot for over 40 years.

Dec

11

2013

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IITians in Top 10 List of US Startup Founders

The study places the IITs among the top 10 higher educational institutes in the world that have produced founders of US startups that have raised their first round of venture capital (VC) since 2010.

Dec

09

2013

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Death of Indian Worker Triggers Singapore's Worst Rioting in Decades

The violence erupted in the city-state's crowded Little India neighborhood Sunday night after an Indian worker was hit and killed by a private bus

Nov

30

2013

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Rise in Punjabi Girls Pushed Into Flesh Trade in UK

The modus operandi is very simple for the girls' families to fall into the trap.

Nov

29

2013

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Indian-origin UK Slave Owner Claimed he was Jesus

The Indian-origin head of an extremist Maoist sect, accused of enslaving three women in his home in London for 30 years, tried to convince his British followers he was Jesus Christ

Nov

20

2013

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The Indian Hand Shaping Cricket History

There are several lesser known Indian-origin entrepreneurs who have, over the years, built little empires in Britain often combining passion for making the moolah and their personal interest.

Nov

18

2013

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The Reverse Brain Drain: Why NRIs Are Returning to India

There are many NRIs or children of NRIs who are returning to India and claiming permanent citizenship in India.

Nov

18

2013

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Socialist Kshama Sawant Elected To Seattle City Council

Seattle voters have elected a socialist to city council for the first time in modern history.

Nov

16

2013

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Why the OCI Card for NRIs is a Hogwash

This “lifelong” visa just lulls the cardholder into a false sense of complacency.

Nov

16

2013

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India-born Doctor Gets US Post

President Obama nominated Dr Vivek H. Murthy, an early supporter and grass-roots advocate for the Affordable Care Act, as surgeon general.

Nov

16

2013

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US Can’t Do Much About India’s H-1B Visa Concerns

The changes under the Comprehensive Immigration Reform (CIR) put a curb on use of H-1B visa for those companies which have a higher ratio of work force under this category. - See more at: http://www.hindustantimes.com/world-news/us-can-t-do-much-about-india-s-h-1b-visa-concerns/article1-1135138.aspx#sthash.E716TmlC.dpuf

Nov

15

2013

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Indian Activist Poised to be First Ever Elected Socialist in US

Sawant, who fought to have her Socialist Alternative ticket registered by authorities, could become the first recognized socialist to win office.

Nov

14

2013

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Indian-American Surgeon Gets Highest US Immigrant Award

An Indian-American transplant surgeon has been presented with a prestigious immigrant award of the US government,

Nov

12

2013

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Indian Students in US Decrease, Chinese Hits Record High

The number of Indian students studying in the US has witnessed a 3.5 per cent decline in the 2012-13 academic year

Nov

06

2013

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134000 Lakh Indians Return, Centre Watching Situation in Saudi Arabia

Government is closely watching the situation in Saudi Arabia which is targeting illegal foreigners under its new labour policy,.

Nov

06

2013

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India-born Preet Bharara Brings Down Another Wall Street Giant

Indian-born Bharara counted 75 busted defendants, who, he cheekily added, “would likely agree”. Among them is former McKinsey boss Rajat Gupta, another Indian-bor

Oct

28

2013

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British-Indian Millionaire Sues House of Lords

Raminder Singh Ranger has taken a legal route to know why his application to be a "people's peer" was rejected

Oct

28

2013

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Indian-origin Scientist, US Astronomers Discover Most Distant Galaxy in Universe

They have discovered the most distant galaxy in the universe ever found, which is said to be 13 billion light years away from the Earth.

Oct

26

2013

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Indian-American Emily Shah Wins Miss New Jersey Title

Emily plans to work in action films and is currently working as an assistant in the stunt team of Hollywood movie "Run All Night

Oct

26

2013

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Firm Run by Indian-Americans Fix Problem-ridden Obamacare Website

The Obama administration has turned to a technology company run by Indian-Americans to fix the problem-ridden website

Oct

21

2013

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Can India and China Rise if the Brightest Leave?

The achievements as well as illusions of rising India in last two decades are largely due to repatriating Indian diaspora

Oct

18

2013

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NRIs Returning to India Can Hold Investments Abroad

There is no compulsion for a returning Indian to transfer all her overseas investments to India

Oct

17

2013

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Sari Rental Market Takes Off As More Indian-American Millennials Marry

Both Indians and non-Indians are turning to new sari-rental websites for the latest fashions at a low cost.

Oct

13

2013

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Indian Woman in UK Forced to Carry Dead Fetus For Two Days

An Indian woman in the UK was forced to carry a dead fetus in her womb for two days after doctors at the hospital ignored signs of its death and sent her back home.

Oct

06

2013

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Thousands March in US For Immigration Reform

Thousands of people poured into streets across the United States on Saturday in a push to overhaul immigration and end the legal limbo of more than 11 million undocumented immigrants.

Sep

30

2013

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A Stranger on Lenox Avenue

Hate crimes follow when the role of a minority within the larger majority is demonized in public discourse

Sep

28

2013

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Ethnic Indians Heroes in Nairobi Aftermath

Members of Kenya’s Indian community are emerging as heroes of last Saturday's terrorist attack at a Nairobi mall they frequent in large numbers.

Sep

27

2013

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Failed Marriages with Pak Nationals Leave 226 Indian Women in the Lurch

Cross-border marriages, especially between Indians and Pakistanis, are far from made in heaven.

Sep

26

2013

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Gujaratis Took the Biggest Hit in Kenya

It was the Gujaratis in Nairobi who bore the brunt of the terror attack at the Westgate shopping mall.

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