Aug

23

2016

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Singapore's Indian-Origin Former President Dies

Indian-origin former Singapore President S R Nathan died at a hospital today, days after suffering a stroke.

Aug

23

2016

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Indians Fare Better Than EU Doctors in English Skills

Doctors trained in India and other non-EU countries are far less likely to face allegations of poor English skills than those trained in the EU.

Aug

23

2016

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UK-based Kashmiris Mount Protests Against India, Pakistan

Highlighting the atrocities carried out by Pakistan in Gilgit-Baltistan and Pakistan occupied Kashmir (PoK), the UK-based Kashmiris yesterday staged a protest against the establishment in Islamabad demanding peace and freedom in Kashmir.

Aug

20

2016

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US Judge Sends Father of Indian-American Congressman Ami Bera to Prison

A California judge has sentenced the 83-year-old father of Indian-American Congressman Ami Bera to one year in prison after he pled guilty to illegally funneling money to his son's election campaign in violation of US law.

Aug

20

2016

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Indian-origin BBC Presenter Joins UK Dance Contest

Naga Munchetty, an Indian-origin news presenter will be a contestant in this year's popular UK television show 'Strictly Come Dancing'.

Aug

19

2016

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Indians Come Off Best in Grim UK Race Report

Britain’s Indian community is among the best performing communities on several social indicators, according to a major report on race relations

Aug

19

2016

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Sacrilege Incident Rocks UK Gurdwara

A week after a Sikhs' holy book was desecrated in the US, a similar incident has been reported in the UK.

Aug

18

2016

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Migrant Workers From Malaysia Return Home

The first batch of 15 labourers arrived in India on August 14. However, about 27 workers are still in Malaysia due to "technical issues".

Aug

17

2016

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21-year-old Treaty to Get Vijay Mallya Back to India

The directorate has written to ministry of external affairs to invoke the Mutual Legal Assistance Treaty (MLAT) which could bring Mallya back.

Aug

17

2016

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Indian-American Couple Jailed For Medical Fraud In US

An Indian-American couple has been sentenced up to eight years in the US for receiving more than 4.8 million US dollars from Medicare and private insurance companies for knowingly producing thousands of fraudulent medical test reports.

Aug

17

2016

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2 Indian Teens Among Global Finalists At Google Science Fair

Two Indians and four other Indian-origin teenagers are among the 16 global finalists for the sixth annual 'Google Science Fair 2016' who will compete for the USD 50,000 scholarship.

Aug

16

2016

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South African Streets Renamed After Indian-origin Veterans

Two main streets in a South African town have been renamed after two Indian-origin veterans who played a critical role in the non-violent struggle against apartheid in the country.

Aug

16

2016

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Indians Across The World Mark Independence Day With Fervor

Soaked in patriotism, hundreds of Indians today proudly marked the country's 70th Independence Day, as the national flag fluttered and the national anthem reverberated at Indian missions across the world.

Aug

15

2016

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Bringing Expat Finance Closer to Home

There are over two million Indian expatriates residing in the country; a mix of blue and white-collared workers who make up about 26 per cent of the total population.

Aug

15

2016

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Why Scientists of Indian Origin Are Leaving a Better Life And Returning to India

Call it the Swades 2.0. Ambitious and bright, a rash of scientists had left India for better opportunities. After years of experimenting and collaborating with some of the top scientists in the world, they have now chosen to return to their homeland.

Aug

14

2016

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Post-Brexit UK May Compel Indian Students to Eye Other Options For Higher Education

Amid concerns over the Brexit vote and reports that the new UK Prime Minister Theresa May is set to make student visa norms even more strict, it is no surprise that Indian students are looking at other options when planning overseas education.

Aug

13

2016

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Within Singapore’s Indian Community, Clash Between The Old And The New

he expatriate Indian is often perceived as pushy and aggressive and coming in with a strong sense of entitlement.

Aug

13

2016

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Indian-origin Man Charged For Possession of Child Pornography

A 29-year old Indian-origin man has been indicted by a federal grand jury on charges of producing and possessing material depicting the sexual exploitation of a minor.

Aug

12

2016

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India Bank Governor on Rock Star Status

India central bank governor Raghuram Rajan is comfortable talking economics, but what about some less familiar topics.

Aug

11

2016

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Fired By New York Museum, Indian-American Is City's Chief Digital Officer

When Sree Srinivasan was fired by New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art in June, he used Facebook to turn it into a sensational moment in his career, announcing to the world his plans for a speaking tour and a family vacation.

Aug

11

2016

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NAPA Asks Political Parties of Punjab to List NRI

North American Punjabi Association(NAPA) has appealed to all the political parties contesting the Punjab assembly election to list issues related with NRI's in their election manifesto before seeking support in elections.

Aug

11

2016

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Securing India’s Migrant Workers in the Middle East

How can the Indian government move to improve the lot of its migrant workers in the Middle East?

Aug

10

2016

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Gujarati NRI Returns to Work for Gau Raksha

The 'gau rakshaks' may have come under scanner for their vigilantism in recent past, but away from all the limelight, a non-resident Indian (NRI) is quietly working to protect the cows.

Aug

09

2016

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Gulf Money No Longer A Sure Bet

For long remittances have stopped showing up in state tax radars.

Aug

09

2016

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Malaysian Citizenship Given to 7,000 Indians

After years of battling bureaucracy, about 7,000 Indians who were born in Malaya before its independence from Britain have at last obtained Malaysian citizenship.

Aug

07

2016

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Keith Vaz Demands Explanation On Resignation Of UK Inquiry Judge

Britain's longest-serving Indian-origin MP, Keith Vaz, on Friday demanded a "full explanation" after a New Zealand judge resigned as chair of the UK's child sexual abuse inquiry

Aug

07

2016

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South African Indians Must Not Abdicate Role in Democracy

Indian-origin South Africans, some in the seventh generation now, must not abdicate their role in the democracy that their forebears fought so hard for.

Aug

06

2016

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Indian-origin Lawyer Among Controversial UK Peerages

The elevation of a human rights lawyer of Indian origin to the House of Lords as a Labour peer on Friday caused a controversy after the party's deputy leader criticised the timing of her nomination.

Aug

05

2016

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4 Indian-Origin Persons Among US' Top Wealth Advisors

Four Indian-origin persons have been named among America's top wealth advisors by Forbes on a list of 200 members who collectively manage USD 675 billion.

Aug

05

2016

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Kodela Urges NRIs to Embrace Swagrama Seva

Taking forward the initiative of the Andhra Pradesh Government to boost public-private partnership model in school education sector, Assembly Speaker Kodela Siva Prasad Rao is going around American cities to mobilise NRI investments.

Aug

05

2016

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BJP's NRI Grievance Cell Provides Timely Succour

The NRI grievance cell functioning in the state BJP office has become a source of relief for the Keralites abroad in distress situations.

Aug

05

2016

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Saudi Arabia Agrees to Help Stranded Workers

Saudi Arabia has agreed to assist thousands of laid-off Indian workers stranded in the kingdom without money or food.

Aug

04

2016

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Malayalees Refuse To Return From Oman

Even though efforts are on to secure exit visas for them to ensure their safe return from Oman and Saudi Arabia, many of them are simply refusing to leave unless they are paid their dues.

Aug

04

2016

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Indian-Origin Girl Named Child Genius 2016 In UK

A 10-year-old Indian-origin girl has been crowned Britain's brightest child after she won a popular television quiz competition in the UK.

Aug

04

2016

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Saudi Vows Urgent Action For Stranded Indian Workers After Layoffs

Saudi Arabia has promised "urgent" action to resolve the plight of some 2,500 Indian workers stranded without money in the kingdom after a plunge in oil prices sparked construction layoffs.

Aug

03

2016

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Low Oil Prices Shrink Gulf Gobs For Indians, Hit Remittances

The government may have firmed up plans to evacuate 10,000 Indians stranded in Saudi Arabia, but it faces an equally worrying and more intractable problem of declining remittances from the Persian Gulf region.

Aug

03

2016

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India To Bring Back Thousands Of Starving Citizens From Middle-East

The external affairs ministry has stepped up efforts to bring back its citizens in Saudi and Kuwaiti who have been without food after they lost their jobs.

Aug

02

2016

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Foreign Media on Sushma Swaraj's Effort to Rescue Stranded Indians

Large numbers of Indian workers have lost their jobs in recent months and have neither the money nor the required exit visas to leave Saudi Arabia.

Aug

02

2016

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Brexit Uncertainty Leads to Slowdown in Indian Hub

Often held out as a poster city for Britain’s multiculturalism, Leicester received thousands of Indian-origin migrants from Uganda in the early 1970s, when Idi Amin expelled the Indian and Asian community at short notice.

Aug

02

2016

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Money or Dignity: The Dilemma of Indians in The Gulf

Middle East is great as long as the going is good. But things can go horribly wrong if you find yourself at the wrong side of law, or someone influential.

Aug

02

2016

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India, Saudi in Talks to Bring Home Stranded Workers

India said it is negotiating with authorities in Saudi Arabia to repatriate thousands of migrant workers after they lost their jobs, leaving them destitute and with no money to return home.

Aug

01

2016

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India Rushes to Expat Workers’ Aid in Saudi Arabia

Indian government assists about 10,000 Indian workers who are without a job, pay and food.

Aug

01

2016

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Election Scene Hots up For Punjab NRI Sabha Poll

With the announcement of the Punjab NRI Sabha elections to be held in the state on November 6, the poll scene amongst the NRI diaspora has begun hotting up.

Aug

01

2016

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NRI, PIOs Can Send Funds Online For Flagship Schemes

NRIs and Persons of Indian Origin (PIOs) will now be able to make monetary contributions online for government's flagship programs 'Swachch Bharat' and Clean Ganga among other social sector projects. tml

Aug

01

2016

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Over 10,000 Indians Facing Food Scarcity in Saudi Arabia

In a humanitarian crisis, over 10,000 Indian workers in Saudi Arabia are facing severe food shortage due to financial hardship after losing their jobs.

Aug

01

2016

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India Feeds Thousands of Gulf workers in Crisis

At least 10,000 Indian workers in Saudi Arabia have gone without food for several days after being laid off and not being paid their salaries

Jul

30

2016

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Sikh Army Veteran Stood Out At Democratic National Convention

A decorated Sikh-American army veteran today stood out in his pink turban at the Democratic convention as he joined top retired generals on stage in support of Hillary Clinton.

Jul

28

2016

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Indian Expat Stranded For 9 Years Finally Travels Home

An Indian expatriate, who was not able to go home for the last nine years, was able to leave Qatar on Wednesday after the legal hurdles to his travel were removed by the authorities.

Jul

28

2016

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Did Kabali Depict Eethnic Indians in Malaysia Accurately

Arguments about whether the movie accurately portrayed the plight of ethnic Indians here, or deliberately played up certain issues to put the community in a bad light continue on various social media platforms.

Jul

26

2016

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Stranded In The Gulf, Indian Workers Make Video Appeal

Indians workers stranded in the United Arab Emirates with expired work permits, no pay and limited food, water and sanitation have appealed to the Indian government for immediate repatriation and financial assistance.

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