Overseas

  • Unsung Heroes: Journey of Indian Overseas Bank 21-03-2014 09:26 PM

    Indian Overseas Bank has completed 75 years, during this period is has gone beyond banking creating many unsung heroes. ...
  • Budget 2014: MEA gets higher allocation 17-02-2014 06:44 PM

    New Delhi: The Ministry of External Affairs was on Monday allocated Rs 14,130 crore for 2014-15, which is an increase of 20 per cent compared to revised outlay of last year as more funds have been earmarked for India's overseas developmental projects. The allocation is up by Rs 2,337 crore...
  • MS Dhoni now Indian captain with worst away Test loss record 09-02-2014 11:05 AM

    India skipper MS Dhoni, the only captain to have won all three ICC limited-overs trophy to go with the Test mace, now holds the unfortunate record of an Indian captain with most Test defeats overseas. The 40-run loss to New Zealand in the Auckland Test on Sunday was Dhoni's 11th...
  • HC issues notice to Central Government on plea 25-10-2013 07:47 AM

    Chennai: The Madras High Court on Thursday ordered issue of notice to the Union Government on a petition seeking a probe into the mysterious death of one Anbarasu belonging to Salem in Tamil Nadu and praying for a direction to authorities to bring back his body from Dubai. Justice KK...
  • India is the largest functional democracy, says Pranab Mukherjee 18-09-2013 06:14 PM

    President Pranab Mukherjee on Wednesday said India was the largest functional democracy in the world, with its own strength which manifests itself whenever the situation demands. "It is necessary for us to know about our roots and the place from where we originated," he said, interacting with participants of the...
  • Anna Hazare, Vidya Balan lead biggest Indian Independence Day celebrations in US 19-08-2013 02:29 PM

    Anti-graft crusader Anna Hazare and Bollywood actress Vidya Balan led the largest Indian Independence Day celebrations overseas on Monday, with over two lakh people carrying the tricolour witnessing an impressive parade at New York which displayed the country's vibrant culture. Colourful floats, marching bands and convertibles made their way down...
  • Law relating to overseas Indians passed by Rajya Sabha 13-08-2013 11:05 PM

    A Bill seeking to remove a lacunae relating to overseas Indian citizens was passed in the Rajya Sabha on Tuesday. The Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2011, provides for registration of "overseas Indian cardholders" instead of "overseas citizens of India". The Bill seeks an amendment to bring within the scope of citizenship...
  • Govt redefines term 'control' to provide clarity to investors 01-08-2013 09:09 PM

    New Delhi: Seeking to provide more clarity to foreign investors, the government on Thursday approved a comprehensive definition of term "control" for the purpose of mergers and acquisitions involving overseas companies. As per the decision, 'control' will include "the right to appoint a majority of the directors or to control...
  • Overseas Friends of BJP launches Canada chapter to connect with Indian diaspora 30-07-2013 09:07 PM

    The Overseas Friends of BharatiyaJanata Party (OF-BJP) has launched its Canada chapter toconnect with the Indian diaspora in the country. The inauguration coincided with the one day forum ofOF-BJP meeting organised under the auspices of GlobalCommunity Overreach Programme, said Rajesh Shukla, memberCentral Committee of OF-BJP and Prabhari of Canada chapter....
  • Tamil Nadu: Employees of IOB arrested for stealing money 03-07-2013 03:02 AM

    Tiruchirappalli: Two contract employees of the Indian Overseas bank were on Tuesday arrested for allegedly stealing Rs nine lakh, meant to be used for loading in the ATM machine, police said on Tuesday. The two employees, Arif Mohammed Abdullah and Karuppiah, were engaged to repair the machines through an agency...
  • SEBI approves overhaul of foreign investment rules 25-06-2013 07:16 PM

    Mumbai: The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) approved an overhaul of rules for foreign investors, including easing registration procedures and simplifying categories, in a bid to attract vital flows needed to narrow a record high current account deficit. The SEBI approved the rules at its board meeting on...
  • Indian Embassy issues fresh guidelines for OCI 30-04-2013 09:22 AM

    Washington: The Overseas Citizens of India card holders, while travelling to India, must carry the OCI booklet and their passport having 'U' visa sticker, the Indian Embassy has said. While the OCI card provides its holder a multiple entry, multi-purpose life-long visa for visiting India, in many cases its holders...
  • Should Dhoni stay Test captain? 25-02-2012 12:44 PM

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  • Dawes named India's bowling coach 14-02-2012 09:15 AM

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  • No resolution in Sahara-BCCI stand-off 13-02-2012 04:04 PM

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  • Who wants to be No. 1? 07-02-2012 12:48 PM

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  • Clueless England in a spin 06-02-2012 06:48 PM

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  • Do India have a plan for the future? 30-01-2012 12:14 PM

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  • Reliance Industries to issue $ 1 bn bond: Sources 01-12-2011 05:12 AM

    Mumbai: Reliance Industries (RELI.NS) plans to issue a $1 billion 10-year overseas bond, probably early next year, to fund capital spending and possible acquisitions, three sources with direct knowledge said on Wednesday. Reliance, the largest listed Indian conglomerate, has hired Citigroup (C.N), Bank of America-Merrill Lynch (BAC.N) and UBS AG...
  • Modi supporters hold fast in cities across US 18-09-2011 07:59 AM

    Washington: In support of the three-day fast undertaken by Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi for peace and communal harmony, members of Overseas Friends of BJP (OFBJP) held fast in more than a dozen cities across the United States. The fast in support of Modi were held in New York, New...
  • FDI outflows in July at $ 2.69 bn 02-08-2011 10:37 PM

    Mumabi: Overseas investments by Indian companies in July was $2.69 billion, with Tata Steel, Crompton Greaves and Glenmark, among the leader players committing investments abroad. The FDI outflows last month is almost half of $5.47 billion outflow in June. According to an RBI data released on Tuesday, as many as...