NRI AWAAZ

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 ..

Countering clash of civilizations

RIYADH: The new book “Children of Abraham at War” by Indian Ambassador Talmiz Ahmad was hailed as an unbiased counterpoint to Samuel Huntington’s “The Clash of Civilizations” at its launch Tuesday in Riyadh.
Ahmad worked on the book for more than five years. “Its origins lay in the concern that, ..

Govt to simplify processes for NRI investment

NEW DELHI: The Ministry of Overseas Indian Affairs has set up an Overseas Indian Facilitation Centre (OIFC) as a not-for-profit-trust, in partnership with Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) to promote investment amongst the overseas Indians. The center is a ‘One Stop- Shop’ for serving the ..

UAE introduces new system to regulate jobs

DUBAI(AMN) In a move that is poised to help expatriate workers including Indians, the Labour Ministry of the United Arab Emirates has introduced a new firm classification system to regulate the job market. UAE Ministry of Labour, has issued a resolution laying out new regulations and criteria for..

Noted Scholar Omar Khalidi is no more

BOSTON: Noted scholar and human right activist Dr. Omar Khalidi died here in road accident on November 29. He was 57. Dr. Khaldi had worked at Massachussetts Institute of Technology (MIT) for many years.
He is survived by his wife, Nigar Khalidi, and daughter, Aliya. He had thousand of ..

Prez for strengthening ties with UAE

ABU DHABI: President Mrs. Pratibha Devisingh Patil India has sought to re-define and strengthen India’s bilateral economic and social ties with the United Arab Emirates, UAE. Addressing members of the Indian community at the India Social and Cultural Centre the President asked the captains of ..

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POLITICS

BJP Releases First List: PM Modi to Contest from Varanasi, Amit Shah Gets Advani’s Seat

BJP Releases First List: PM Modi to Contest from Varanasi, Amit Shah Gets Advani's Seat   File ph ...

Cong will not allow Citizenship Amendment Bill in Parliament: Rahul

AMN Congress President Rahul Gandhi has assured the people of the northeast region that the party will not al ...

PM Modi attacks Cong over dynastic politics; Rahul hits back

AMN / NEW DELHI As the elections for the Lok sabha getting momentum, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today launc ...

SPORTS

I am confident of performing well in this season of IPL: Sandeep Lamichanne

    Harpal Singh Bedi / New Delhi Delhi Capitals’ young leg-spinner Sandeep Lamichanne ha ...

India wins 368 medals at Special Olympics World Summer Games

  India returned with 368 medals, including 85 gold, at the Special Olympics World Summer Games, held at ...

Global superstars to perform at Closing Ceremony for Special Olympics, Abu Dhabi

    Some of the biggest names in world music will perform at the spectacular Closing Ceremony ...

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MARQUEE

116-year-old Japanese woman is oldest person in world

  AMN A 116-year-old Japanese woman has been honoured as the world's oldest living person by Guinness ...

Centre approves Metro Rail Project for City of Taj Mahal, Agra

6 Elevated and 7 Underground Stations along 14 KmTaj East Gate corridor 14 Stations all elevated along 15.40 ...

CINEMA /TV/ ART

Priyanka Chopra is among world powerful women

AGENCIES   Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra Jonas has joined international celebrities including Opr ...

Documentary on Menstruation stigma ‘Period’ wins Oscar

  WEB DESK A Netflix documentary Period. End of sentence, on the menstruation taboo in rural India has ...

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