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Expats in UAE allowed to stay back after retirement

  AMN / DUBAI Expats in the UAE will be allowed to stay back in the country for a longer period of time after their retirement. A major shift in the residency policy was announced by Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai after a … Continue reading Expats in UAE allowed to stay back after retirement

Prawasi Bhartiya Diwas to be held at Varanasi in Jan 2019

AMN / NEW DELHI The 15th Prawasi Bhartiya Diwas will be held at Varanasi in Uttar Pradesh in January next year. The three day event will begin from 21st of January. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the event and President Ram Nath Kovind will give valedictory speech on the 23rd. Pravasi Bhartiya will be … Continue reading Prawasi Bhartiya Diwas to be held at Varanasi in Jan 2019

V-P Venkaiah Naidu asks Indian diaspora in US not to forget their roots

AMN / Chicago Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu has called upon Indian diaspora in the US not to forget their spiritual and cultural roots and contribute towards building a new and resurgent India. He asked them to uphold India’s core values and beliefs of sharing, caring and treating the entire world as ‘One Family’-Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam. … Continue reading V-P Venkaiah Naidu asks Indian diaspora in US not to forget their roots

Indian man, 2 others killed in US bank shooting

WEB DESK NSD LogoA 25-year-old Indian man was among three people killed when a gunman opened fire in a bank building in the US city of Cincinnati yesterday. The gunman was shot dead by the police. Pruthviraj Kandepi, who hailed from Guntur district of Andhra Pradesh, was killed when 29-year-old Omar Enrique Santa Perez from … Continue reading Indian man, 2 others killed in US bank shooting

PM appreciates role of Indian Diaspora in capacity building for Affordable Solar Power

AMN PM asks concerned Ministries to incorporate outcomes of Pravasi Bharatiya Panel meeting on solar energy in policy-making. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has directed the Ministries of External Affairs and New and Renewable Energy to incorporate in policy making the outcomes of Pravasi Bharatiya panel meeting on solar energy. The panellists of Pravasi Bharatiya Panel … Continue reading PM appreciates role of Indian Diaspora in capacity building for Affordable Solar Power

Indian-American high schooler wins International Geography Bee World Championship

WEB DESK Indian-American high school student Avi Goel has won the world championship at the International Geography Bee’s junior varsity division which was held in Berlin last month. 14-year old Avi is a tenth grader at Silver Creek High School in Evergreen, San Jose, California. He won a gold medal in seven out of the … Continue reading Indian-American high schooler wins International Geography Bee World Championship

UAE launches amnesty programme for foreign workers overstaying permits

AMN / DUBAI The UAE today launched a landmark three-month visa amnesty programme which will benefit hundreds of illegal foreign workers, including Indians, overstaying their permits by allowing them to leave the country without penalties and giving them six months to find a job. The UAE is home to 2.8 million Indian expatriates, the largest … Continue reading UAE launches amnesty programme for foreign workers overstaying permits

2 Indians held in Washington State for staying illegally

WEB DESK US border patrol agents have arrested two Indian nationals for staying illegally in the country. The agency said in a media release yesterday that two persons, arrested over the weekend, are now being processed for removal. The law enforcement agency said during a routine immigration check operations at a bus terminal in Spokane, … Continue reading 2 Indians held in Washington State for staying illegally

Indian farmer in UAE sets Guinness World Record for largest sapling distribution in Sharjah

  An Indian farmer in the UAE has set a Guinness World Record by distributing the largest number of curry tree saplings in Sharjah. According to a media report, Sudheesh Guruvayoor from Kerala on Tuesday distributed 4,914 saplings of the organic curry tree. He broke the previous record set by the Guru Nanak Darbar Gurudwara … Continue reading Indian farmer in UAE sets Guinness World Record for largest sapling distribution in Sharjah

Oman: 3 Indians among 11 people killed by cyclone Mekunu

AMN Three Indians were among 11 people killed by cyclone Mekunu that has battered southern Oman and the Yemeni island of Socotra. Mekunu hit Oman’s Dhofar and Al-Wusta provinces on Friday. Oman’s civil defence service reported four deaths. Socotra’s governor Ramzy Mahrous said the death toll on the island has risen to seven. Eight Indian … Continue reading Oman: 3 Indians among 11 people killed by cyclone Mekunu

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Policy for Eco-tourism will provide livelihood to local communities

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Living index: Pune best city to live in, Delhi ranks at 65

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