May

30

2016

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BCCI Mulls Testing NRI Market

In their bid to cash in on the popularity of IPL among Indian diaspora, Indian Test captain Virat Kohli could be pitted against limited overs skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni in exhibition matches for their respective franchises in the United States.

May

28

2016

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India to Request UK For Extradition of Lalit Modi

India is all set to request the UK to extradite former IPL chairman Lalit Modi, facing a money laundering probe.

May

27

2016

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Indian Professionals Account For Most UK Work Visas

Indian professionals accounted for 57% of skilled UK work visas granted in the year ending March 2016, according to new figures released on Thursday, which also showed Indians receiving the second highest number of visas after the Chinese.

May

27

2016

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No Exemption For NRI Students For Medical Entrance Exam

The NRI students eyeing admission to MBBS and BDS courses against their specific quota in Punjab medical and dental colleges will not be exempted from the entrance exam, as proposed earlier.

May

26

2016

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Gujarat to Abolish NRI Quota in Medical Colleges

The Gujarat government has decided to bring an ordinance to abolish 15% NRI quota from self-financed medical colleges.

May

25

2016

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Indians Left Unemployed Head Home From Gulf

Most of India's remittances come from the oil-rich Gulf, where some seven million Indians have been working, but more and more are being forced to come home.

May

25

2016

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12 Year Old NRI to Become Doctor in US

A 12-year boy of Indian origin whom President Obama had congratulated on completion of graduation at the very young age is now heading to become a doctor.

May

24

2016

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Government to Make Customs For NRIs Carrying Gold Hassle-free

Non-resident Indians visiting India loaded with jewellery to attend a wedding or function and citizens going overseas carrying gold for similar occasions may no longer get hassled at customs in the near future.

May

23

2016

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Remittances to India Dip

As global oil prices crashed and migrant workers faced challenging work conditions in the Gulf countries, India's remittances from the region fell.

May

23

2016

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British Indians Among Key Voters Decisive For EU Referendum

It is now clear that Indians and other minorities may hold the balance because there seems to be equal support for the In and Out campaigns among white voters.

May

19

2016

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More NRI Buyers Purchasing Property

More than 40 percent of the NRIs living in the UAE prefer to buy Indian property as an investment

May

19

2016

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60 Extradited to India But None From UK

Vijay Mallya is the not the only Indian in UK whose extradition is being sought by Delhi. He has joined Lalit Modi , Nadeem Saifi and 12 others who have evaded extradition despite efforts of successive governments.

May

18

2016

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How IT Firms Are Tackling The US Visa Fee Hike

Amid rising onsite wages, high visa rejection rates and a politically-charged environment in the US, where a debate on outsourcing is waging, India's IT firmsare relying on external subcontractors more than ever before.

May

18

2016

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Indian-origin Scientist to Receive Science Award From Obama

A 65-year-old Indian American scientist will receive the prestigious 'National Medal of Science' award from US President Barack Obama this week, the White House has said.

May

18

2016

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Indian-American Teen Wins Intel Young Scientist Award

A 15-year-old Indian-American boy has won the prestigious 'Intel Foundation Young Scientist Award' for developing a low-cost electronically-aided knee brace that allows a person with a weakened leg to walk more naturally.

May

17

2016

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India Awaiting USA Response on Non-immigrant Visas

The meeting held at the WTO between India and USA which involved various disputes about the Washington’s barriers and non-immigrant visas is least likely to show positive outcomes.

May

17

2016

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Go Home Graffiti Near Sikh Temple in Canada

A graffiti that read "Go Home" along with what appear to be swastikas has beeen scrawled on the fence near a Sikh temple in the Canadian city of Martindale.

May

16

2016

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2,100 Indians Granted Asylum In The US

Over 2,100 Indians have been granted asylum by the Obama administration between 2012 and 2014, as per a report by Homeland Security of the US.
TAGS: Life | NRI | Bigger India

May

16

2016

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Ugandan Asians Dominate Economy After Exile

Drop by an upmarket hotel, cafe or restaurant in Uganda's capital, Kampala, and the chances are the owner will be an Asian from the Indian subcontinent.

May

14

2016

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Africa's Indian Retail King

Ramachandran Ottapathu left India for an accounting job in an African country he knew little about. Africa soon stole his heart and rewarded him with wealth.

May

13

2016

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Court Rejects Request By Same-sex Indian Couple to Remain in UK

A married lesbian couple from India who have lived legally in the UK for many years have had their request to continue living in Britain rejected despite the fact their relationship will not be legally recognised in the south Asian country.

May

12

2016

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India Talking to UK on Tighter Norms For Skilled Workers

India has been consistently taking up the issue of tightening norms for skilled foreign workers with the UK at the highest level as it is seen to adversely impact Indian IT companies, Parliament was informed today.

May

11

2016

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Foreign B-schools Continue to Dazzle Indian Students

81% of Indian students preferred to study internationally, up from 76% in 2011, according to GMAC report

May

11

2016

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India Fails to Get Mallya Deported

The Indian government’s efforts to bring back Vijay Mallya through the expeditious route of deportation came a cropper when the United Kingdom on Monday expressed its inability to accede to the request.

May

11

2016

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NRI Deposit Flows Touch $15.9 Billion

Attractive interest rates in India saw overseas Indians pour $1.92 billion more into non-resident Indian (NRI) deposits in FY2016 vis-à-vis FY2015, according to Reserve Bank of India data.

May

10

2016

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Regulator Moves to Sweeten Deal For NRIs

To attract more non-resident Indians (NRIs) into the National Pension System’s fold, pension regulator PFRDA plans to launch a ‘non-repatriable’ scheme.

May

09

2016

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Indian-origin Man Elected to Singapore Parliament

An Indian-origin man from Singapore's ruling People's Action Party (PAP) was today electedmember of the parliament following his victory in the by-election held atsuburban Bukit Batok constituency.
TAGS: NRI | Bigger India

May

09

2016

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Second UP NRI Diwas to be Held in Lucknow in January

The maiden edition of this event was held in Agra in January this year. NRIs showed keen interest in forging business and personal ties with the state.
TAGS: NRI | Bigger India

May

08

2016

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Norms for NRI Investment Eased

The government recently approved a proposal allowing investments made by NRIs to be deemed as domestic investments on par with resident investments. NRI includes OCI cardholders and PIO cardholders.

May

06

2016

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Obama Reappoints Indian-American to Key Administration Post

US President Barack Obama has reappointed Indian-American Sachin Dev Pavithran to a key independent government agency devoted to accessibility for people with disabilities.

May

05

2016

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19 Companies Barred From Applying For H-1B Visas

The US government received sufficient number of applications within the first five working days in April for the H-1B work visas to meet the Congressional mandated cap of 65,000.

May

05

2016

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Rich Tributes to Krishna Menon in U.K.

The life and multi-faceted contributions of the Indian statesman V.K. Krishna Menon (1896-1974), especially the less-known phase of his life in Britain, were remembered at a meeting organised by the V.K. Krishna Menon Research Institute at the Nehru Centre in London.

May

05

2016

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NRI Drug Lord Kandola’s Wife surrenders

NRI drug trafficker Raja Kandola’s wife, Rajwant Kaur, surrendered in the court of the district and sessions judge on Tuesday in Jalandhar in a money-laundering case.
TAGS: NRI | Bigger India | Crime

May

04

2016

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A Real Life Swades Story

Areal life Shah Rukh Khan right out of Swades and we didn't even know about it.

May

04

2016

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How do NRI Deposits Help

Deposits contracted by overseas Indians with commercial banks in India as an investment are NRI deposits.

May

03

2016

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The Caveman Approach to Tantrums

An Indian journalist-mother bridged cultural gaps in China and Europe, and found solace in Karpian toddler-ese.

May

03

2016

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India Tycoon Resigns From Parliament

Indian business tycoon Vijay Mallya, who is facing an investigation into money laundering, has resigned his parliamentary seat.

May

03

2016

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India Consistently Raising Visa Issue With UK

India has been consistently raising its concerns with the UK about the new British immigration law, which will impact domestic professionals earning below 35,000 pounds annually.

May

03

2016

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Sanjeev Gupta’s Firm to bid For Tata Steel’s Port Talbot Unit

Indian-origin businessman Sanjeev Gupta's Liberty House group has confirmed that it will be submitting its bid for Tata Steel's loss-making UK businesses by Tuesday, according to a media report.

May

02

2016

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NRI Seeks Right to be Forgotten Online

Right to delink broadly, provides that an individual may be allowed to control the information available about them on the web by removing such information in certain situations

May

02

2016

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Selling a Home From Across The Shores

Sealing a deal and handling the entire sale process from a remote destination can be a challenge.

May

01

2016

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Over 20,000 Non-resident Keralites to Vote

Over 20,000 non-resident Malayalis have registered to vote in the May 16 state polls in Kerala. This is likely the biggest-ever electoral push by non-resident Keralites (NRK).

Apr

30

2016

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Corporate Strategy Behind NRI CEO's Being Paid Well

Giving appointment of NRIs as CEOs in American Companies like Pepsi & Microsoft is strong marketing strategies adopted by them to exploit India's large emerging markets to sell their products and also to attract Indian students to US Universities facing shortage of students.

Apr

29

2016

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PIOs Can’t Buy Agricultural Land in India

Possibility of seeking a specific approval from the Reserve Bank of India to purchase agricultural land for charity, may be explored.

Apr

28

2016

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Fugitive Mallya Fears Arrest in India as Lenders Seek Dues

India labeled Vijay Mallya a “fugitive” while the businessman’s lawyers said his creditors only want him arrested in heated court arguments over a case that is set to test the government’s resolve to go after defaulters and recover unpaid dues.

Apr

28

2016

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UK’s Indian-origin MPs Launch Anti-Brexit Campaign

Indian-origin members of parliament in the UK have launched a new cross-party group to campaign for Britain to remain a member of the European Union (EU) in the June 23 referendum.

Apr

28

2016

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Convict Being Transferred Slips through UK Police’s Fingers

A convict of Indian origin managed to escape as he was being extradited to India in the company of two British police officers

Apr

27

2016

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Government to Get Vijay Mallya Extradited From UK

The Centre on Tuesday informed the Supreme Court that it would soon initiate court proceedings and approach the British government to get Vijay Mallya extradited from Britain.

Apr

27

2016

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Supreme Court Rejects Mallya's NRI Argument

The apex court ordered the businessman to disclose all his assets both in India and abroad to the banks, including that of his family.

Apr

27

2016

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Olympian Seeks to Change History as First Indian-Australian Gold Medallist

Vinod Kumar only became an Australian citizen last year, now he is preparing to represent the country at the Olympic Games in Rio and become the first Indian-Australian gold medallist.

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