NRI Stories

Madras High Court calls for ban on NRIs buying houses to lower market rates

The Madras High Court in India proposed a ban on Non-resident Indians (NRIs) purchasing houses in India, prohibiting speculative sales and...

NRI Stories #India

First-ever Khalsa University outside India to be set up in USA

The United States will soon be the host nation of the first Khalsa University campus outside India. A group of NRIs have donated nearly 125...

NRI Stories #India

Indian-American entrepreneur to run for California town mayor

A resident of San Ramon for the last 22 years, Madireddi has served in several volunteer positions in the town, which is situated in...

USA #Indiansabroad

Indian diaspora in Singapore, US, UK and 5 other countries interact with Jaishankar on Pravasi Bharatiya Divas

To mark Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (PBD) on Thursday, India’s External Affairs Minister Dr S Jaishankar held an interactive group digital...

NRI Stories #PBD2020

35 NRIs in Queen’s New Year Honours List 2020

Among the recipients are 3 Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE), 6 Order of the British Empire (OBE), 16 Members of the...

UK #Indiansabroad

OCI doctors allowed to lecture in Indian medical colleges: Medical Council of India

The Indian Health Ministry has announced plans to engage Indian overseas doctors in teaching positions at government and private medical...

Global #India

NRIs, OCIs pensions to be taxed at source as per DTAA: Indian pension authority

The Pension Fund Regulatory Authority of India (PFRDA) has stated that pensions for Non-Resident Indians (NRIs) and Overseas Citizens of...

Personal Finance #India

Indian-American Indra Nooyi inducted into Smithsonian Portrait Gallery

Former Pepsico CEO Indra Nooyi has been inducted into the prestigious Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery along with Amazon CEO Jeff...

USA #Global citizen india

IB student’s MYP charity project gets NGO status

Eighteen-year-old Saloni More, an International Baccalaureate (IB) alumnus of the KIS International School in Bangkok, has gone the extra...

NRI Stories #Global citizen india

Indian-origin Malaysian cop helps woman deliver baby in taxi

Komathi Narayan, an Indian-origin policewoman in Malaysia, was commended for helping a woman deliver her baby inside a cab in the city of...

NRI Stories #Indiansabroad

PM Modi meets Nobel laureate Abhijit Banerjee, tweets ‘India proud of his accomplishments’

Indian-American Nobel laureate Abhijit Banerjee and his wife Esther Duflo, who jointly won the Nobel Prize for Economics this year, met...

NRI Stories #NRI

Less than 26,000 of 1 lakh NRI voters cast their ballot in 2019 elections: Report

Less than 26,000 of nearly 100,000 overseas Indians who had registered as voters flew down to India to exercise their franchise in the 2019...

NRI Stories #India

Indian Supreme Court asks J&K authorities to reply to plea for detained NRI businessman

Hearing the case of an NRI businessman who has been detained in Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) following the abrogation of provisions of Article...

NRI Stories #NRI

Two Indian-origin entrepreneurs in Fortune’s 2019 ‘40 under 40’ list

Two Indian-origin entrepreneurs were among those named by US business publication Fortune in its annual list of the 40 most influential and...

Corporate #GlobalNews

Miss England Bhasha Mukherjee helps raise funds for Kolkata’s underprivileged children

Indian-origin Miss England 2019 Bhasha Mukherjee took part in a drive to help raise funds for a United Kingdom (UK) charity working with...

UK #UKNews

NRIs, PIOs feature in IIT-Delhi’s distinguished alumni awards list

The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Delhi on Wednesday announced the winners of its prestigious Distinguished Alumni Awards and...

NRI Stories #Global citizen india

Meet Sparsh Shah, the teen rapper who sang the Indian national anthem at ‘Howdy, Modi’

16-year-old Indian-origin prodigy Sparsh Shah sang the Indian national anthem at the ‘Howdy, Modi’ rally on Sunday.

USA #Global citizen india

Mammootty lights up Onam celebrations in Singapore

Malayalee megastar Padmashri Dr. Mammootty’ celebrates Onam Nite 2019 in Singapore last week.

Singapore #Singapore

India Tax: All you need to know as an NRI ahead of August 31 filing deadline

If you have not filed your India tax return for the financial year 2018-19, you still can file it without payment of any penal fees as the...

NRI Stories #SpecialFeature

Smugglers make hay as Indian govt hikes import duty on gold

With the Indian government jacking up import duty on gold, smuggling of the yellow metal from Persian Gulf countries, Singapore and Malaysia...

NRI Stories #Indiansabroad

Telangana Rashtra Samithi extends deadline for NRI membership drive

Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) working president KT Rama Rao agreed to extend the membership drive for Non-Resident Indians (NRIs) seeking...

NRI Stories #India

Controversy around NRI quota in Indian medical colleges

What is a scandal in the US seems to be business as usual in India with terms like ‘management quota’ and ‘NRI seats’ being added to...

Global #India

Health Minister calls for NRI doctors to help with healthcare in India

Indian Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan announced special support from the government to NRI physicians willing to return to India and...

Global #NRI

State Bank of India offering home loans to NRIs

India’s largest bank, the State Bank of India (SBI), has announced the launch of a scheme providing home loans to Non-resident Indians...

Global #NRI

Harmonisers with a bleeding heart

India’s Swamibapa pipe band is not your trendy troupe of long-haired lip-splitters strutting their stuff by belting out ear-splitting...

UK #Global citizen india