PBD

  • Gandhian philosophy still relevant: Sam Pitroda 08-01-2012 11:14 PM

    Jaipur: Gandhian philosophy and thoughts are relevant in today's changing world and can help in finding the solution to any problem, adviser to the Prime Minister, Sam Pitroda said on Sunday. "Gandhian philosophy and thoughts are relevant in the changing world of today and can help in difficult time, and...
  • Trinidad & Tobago offers to host PBD 08-01-2012 09:31 PM

    Jaipur: Indian-origin Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago, Kamla Persad-Bissessar on Sunday expressed readiness to host the Pravasi Bhartiya Divas in her country, saying it would help in sharing "new understandings" and developing appreciation for the diaspora. Bissessar, the Chief Guest of the 10th Pravasi Bhartiya Divas in Jaipur, said...
  • NRIs to get right to vote in Indian elections: PM 08-01-2012 09:24 PM

    Jaipur: Fulfilling the long-standing demand of its diaspora, India on Sunday said it would allow Non-resident Indians (NRIs) to vote and participate in the election process. He also listed the number of initiatives undertaken by the government like voting rights for NRIs and the new Pension and Insurance Scheme among...
  • Investing in India tough, say NRIs 08-01-2012 07:10 PM

    Jaipur: Many overseas Indians participating in the annual Pravasi Bharatiya Divas diaspora meet have complained that investing in the country was difficult due to lack of facilities and red tape. Many delegates said that while the government promises all amenities to NRIs for investing in India, the implementation is lacking....
  • India needs to fully tap potential of NRIs: FM 08-01-2012 05:59 PM

    Jaipur: Citing example of China, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee on Sunday said that India too needs to fully tap the investment potential of NRIs and their entrepreneurial skills and promote inclusive growth. "We have not yet reaped the full benefits of India's great diaspora. The most obvious area remains that...