NRI AWAAZ

Colleges to retain NRI quota

KOCHI: (AMN) In a major relief to private professional colleges, the Kerala High Court has allowed them to retain 15 percent NRI quota.

NRIs can vote, but to pay more for stay

ASHOK B SHARMA/ TIA
NEW DELHI: There is something about which the Non-resident Indians (NRIs) may have to cheer. They now have the right to vote and those hailing from five poll-bound states will be voting for the first time.

Seminar on ‘Overseas Employers’ concerns

TIA Correspondent
HYDERABAD: In a bid to understand the concerns of the Foreign Employers in the Middle East and South-East Asia countries employing Indian workers a workshop is being organised here on Monday.

Nitish to get Award in Qatar

BY AMIR RAZA / TIA
DOHA (QATAR): Indian Association for Bihar and Jharkhand (IABJ) Doha-Qatar and Bihar Foundation, a Patna based NGO have jointly decided to confer Maulana Mazhar-ul-Haque Award 2011 to chief minister of Bihar Nitish Kumar.

Experts for steps to check fraud in NRI marriages

ASHOK B SHARMA / TIA

NEW DELHI: Experts at a seminar here called for necessary amendments in the Hindu Marriage Act to ensure protection to the rights of the victims of failed marriages, particularly those relating to the non-resident Indians (NRIs) and Indians settled abroad.

Indian students should not be victimised: EMA

NEW YORK: (AMN) External Affairs Minister S M Krishna has asked the US authorities not to victimise Indian students.

Voting made easy for NRIs

TIA special correspondent
NEW DELHI: India has simplified the process of voting for overseas Indians. Now the NRIs can get enrolled in the voter list simply by sending a self attested form to the concerned officials at their respective constituencies.

NRIs can cast votes in home constituencies

NEW DELHI: Non-resident Indians (NRIs) can now cast votes in their home constituencies.  The Centre has notified rules in this regard.  NRIs would have to register as voters and be physically present with their passport on polling day to exercise their franchise.

Pravasi Divas to showcase North-East India

NEW DELHI: In the beginning of circa 2011, the government has planned to market the potential of the resource-rich north-east India before millions of Overseas Indians and allure them to invest in this region.
The land-locked and remote north-eastern region of the country consists of Arunachal ..

NRIs have a major role in Indian economy

DUBAI: Indian Consul General for Dubai, Sanjay Verma, has said that Expatriate Indians in the Gulf have a significant role to play in India’s vibrant economic growth story. Addressing the inaugural session of the Indian Investment Seminar and Meet in Dubai, he said, India’s economic model that ..

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