NRI Stories

Vande Bharat Mission: The Road Home

A firsthand account of the journey back to India as part of the Indian government's massive repatriation effort, the Vande Bharat Mission.

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Our extraordinary journey during the COVID-19 outbreak (across 5 countries and 12 cities)

A personal account of one man's travels with his family across Europe and Asia amid the COVID-19 outbreak.

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Ministry of External Affairs invites nominations for India’s highest diaspora award

A maximum of 30 awards will be given out at the Pravasi Bharatiya Sammelan, scheduled to be held in January 2021 in India.

Majority of 13.6 million NRIs live in Middle East: MEA

There are over 13.6 million Indian nationals living abroad, according to data tabled by the Indian Ministry of External Affairs in Lok...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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CAA: What NRIs have to say about the contentious issue

The BJP government’s Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) controversy has had an extremely divisive effect in India, with Opposition political...

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Relief for OCI cardholders as Indian government extends renewal deadline till June 2020

Overseas Citizens of India (OCI) cardholders who are either below 20 years or above 50 years of age and have renewed their passports without...

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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...

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Punjab CM promises NRIs that he will look into settling cases of those declared offenders in absentia

Speaking before NRIs in Jalandhar, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh assured them that he would initiate the process of setting up...

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Indian-American doctor given White House honour

Indian-American interventional gastroenterologist, Amit Sachdev is among an exclusive group of 15 people appointed to the prestigious...

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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...

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Kerala CM reveals plans for diaspora bonds to spur NRI investment

Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan has said that the state government is planning to float diaspora bonds to source NRI investments to...

#BusinessNews

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...

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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...

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Indian economy on shaky ground, says Nobel laureate Abhijit Banerjee

Nobel-Prize winning Indian-American economist Abhijit Banerjee said on Monday that the Indian economy is on shaky ground.

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Madras High Court directs medical colleges to submit details of filling vacant NRI quota seats

Hearing a petition alleging irregularities in the admissions process, the Madras High Court directed 10 private medical colleges in Tamil...

Indian government receives over 4,700 complaints from spouses abandoned by NRIs

National Commission for Women (NCW) chairperson Rekha Sharma said that more than 4,700 complaints of women who were abandoned by their NRI...

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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...

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Aid for flood-hit in Kerala: Indian expats in UAE rise to the occasion

Indian expats in the United Arab Emirates will be remembered for rising to the occasion to lend a helping hand to those hit by the...

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Modernisation wave in Indian villages getting NRI ‘Swades’ boost

Many Non-Resident Indians’ (NRIs) have been playing an active role in developing villages in India by either adopting a whole village or...

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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...

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