Nris

  • NRIs from USA campaigning in Gujarat for Narendra Modi 14-04-2014 10:38 PM

    Vadodara: Around 700 Non-Resident Indians (NRIs) from USA have landed in Gujarat and other parts of the country to campaign and vote for BJP's prime ministerial nominee Narendra Modi. The NRIs are visiting various towns and villages urging people to vote for Modi, Asian American Store Owners' Association (AASOA) Executive...
  • WB, NE a hotbed of investment frauds: probe 26-04-2013 01:54 PM

    New Delhi: Amid a raging controversy over alleged cheating of gullible investors by Saradha group, the regulators have found that West Bengal and Northeastern states have become a hotbed of such frauds and NRIs from these regions account for a large chunk of defrauded people. While the Centre has announced...
  • Watch: Kejriwal's online interaction session with supporters 10-11-2012 08:00 PM

    New Delhi: India Against Corruption activist-turned-politician Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday interacted with netizens and answered their questions on Google+ Hangout. The one-hour session began at 8 pm India time and was aimed at interacting with non-resident Indians (NRIs) in particular. Members of the IAC said on Saturday that they had...
  • 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...
  • Kerala cabinet clears sops for diaspora 16-11-2011 05:40 PM

    Thiruvananthapuram: The Kerala cabinet on Wednesday unveiled sops for the diaspora by clearing a special housing scheme for them and also lowered the minimum amount for equity in the proposed Kannur airport to allow mid-income diaspora to invest in it. Unveiling the new housing policy, Finance and Housing Minister K.M....
  • Team Anna reaches out to Indians in Japan 04-11-2011 12:33 PM

    Mumbai: In an effort to reach out to NRIs, a core Team Anna member met Indians settled in Tokyo to increase awareness about the anti-corruption movement, said an organiser. Team Anna's core committee member Kumar Viswas, who was in Tokyo, met activists on Wednesday and explained to them Hazare's thoughts...
  • NRIs celebrate Chhat pooja on American shores 02-11-2011 08:58 AM

    Washington: The ancient Hindu festival 'Chhat', dedicated to worshipping Sun, which attracts millions of people in India, has reached the American shores too. More than 200 people - mostly Indian American - had gathered on Monday evening on the banks of the historic Potomac river in Sterling, Virginia, a suburb...
  • 3 lakh NRIs may return; Karnataka top choice 01-11-2011 10:59 AM

    New Delhi: Amid uncertain job market conditions overseas, as many as 3,00,000 Indian engineering professionals are expected to return home during the five-year period from 2011-15, says a survey. Global workforce solutions provider Kelly Services India has said that more Indians working abroad would migrate back to India within the...
  • 3 lakh NRIs to return between 2011-2015: Survey 01-11-2011 09:47 AM

    The survey claims job satisfaction levels in India will outshine the charm of overseas jobs within the next 2-3 years. ...
  • Govt to introduce new PAN form for NRIs 01-11-2011 08:02 AM

    New Delhi: The Income Tax Department will introduce a separate permanent account number(PAN)application form for non-residents in which NRIs, PIOs and entities having interest in India will have to provide additional information to the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT). The new form - 49AA - will help the department...
  • US credit card fraud: 13 NRIs among 111 charged 08-10-2011 09:44 PM

    New York: At least 13 persons of Indian origin are among 111 people charged in the busting of a $ 13 million global crime ring, the biggest in US history involved in forged credit cards and identity theft. Announcing the uncovering of the ring on Friday, Queens county district attorney...
  • Job growth to slow down in non-IT sectors: report 25-09-2011 05:47 PM

    New Delhi: Growing economic uncertainty may slow down hiring activities in a host of sectors, but the IT space is likely to remain unaffected and NRIs returning home due to the gloom in Western markets might emerge as an attractive talent pool, experts believe. Companies in the telecom, financial services,...
  • NRIs continue their pro-Anna rallies in US 21-08-2011 02:19 PM

    Washington: In cities across the US, a large number of Indian Americans turned up for rallies and protest march being held in support of anti-corruption agitation launched by social activist Anna Hazare, whose fast entered the sixth day on Sunday. Expressing dissatisfaction over the "lackluster response" from the Indian government,...
  • NRIs on electoral rolls soon: PM 08-01-2011 06:26 PM

    New Delhi: India will merge the two visa facilitation cards that are issued to people of Indian origin and soon register non-resident Indians in the electoral rolls to help them exercise their franchise, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said on Saturday. He also announced setting up of India cultural centres in...
  • NRIs will get voting rights soon: Manmohan 08-01-2011 10:20 AM

    New Delhi: India has decided to merge the two visa facilitation cards that are issued to people of Indian origin and register non-resident Indians in the electoral rolls to let them exercise their franchise, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said on Saturday. "We recently reviewed the Overseas Citizenship of India Card...
  • More Indians attacked 28-05-2009 05:12 PM

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  • Democrats sell the Obama story to Indian-Americans 06-06-2008 12:35 AM

    Karachi: When Pakistan's leg-spinner Danish Kaneria was banned for life for fixing, many were baffled as to why Pakistanis were so talented at cricket yet so susceptible to the lure of corruption. It was another jolt with the country still reeling from the devastating 2010 spot-fixing scandal at Lords, which...
  • Jaipur blasts: NRIs in US call for calm 14-05-2008 10:44 AM

    Port of Spain: Uncapped left-handed batsman Assad Fudadin has been added to the West Indian squad for the third and final Test against Australia at Windsor Park in Dominica, starting on Monday. The 26-year-old from Guyana replaced leg-spinner Devendra Bishoo while middle-order batsman Kirk Edwards, who was in the squad...
  • Man charged with flatmate's murder in UK denied bail 09-05-2008 11:08 PM

    Visakhapatnam: After an awful performance in the IPL 5 opener, defending champions Chennai Super Kings roared back into the competition on the back of a brilliant all-round display from their $20-million acquisition, Ravindra Jadeja. The allrounder's 48 off 29 balls was the highest score of Chennai's match-winning 193, and a...