Overseas Citizenship

  • Kochi: 11th Pravasi Bhartiya Diwas to end today January 9, 2013

    Kochi: The 11th edition of the Pravasi Bhartiya Diwas will end on Wednesday in Kochi with a valedictory address from President Pranab Mukherjee. The president will also present the Pravasi Bharatiya Samman awards. According to the estimates, over 2,000 delegates participated in the threeday event that was inaugurated by Prime Minister...
  • 'Overseas citizens to get NRI status' June 16, 2007

    New Delhi: Overseas citizens Affairs Minister Vayalar Ravi, addressing the 5th Pravasi Bharatiya Divas on Sunday, announced new benefits for the holder of the newly introduced Overseas Citizenship of India (OCI) cards. This will also include parity with Non-Resident Indians on inter-country adoption. Ravi also announced parity with resident Indian nationals...