NRIs want National Identity Card

RIYADH (TIA): The Indian Overseas Community and Non Resident Indians (NRIs) have urged the government to explore the mechanism to include them in the on going census. They also demanded the government to provide them National Identity Cards like any other citizen of the country. The work on the ..

Overseas conclave to attract young generation

BY ASHOK B SHARMA/ NEW DELHI: The three-day conclave of Overseas India scheduled at the beginning of 2011 is likely attract young generation. There would be two pre-conference seminars on healthcare and education, topics of interest to Overseas Indians. The 9th Pravasi Bharatiya Divas being ..

RS approves Bill for NRIs’ voting rights

NEW DELHI: (AMN) Non-Resident Indians (NRI) can now easily cast their votes in their motherland during elections. Rajya Sabha, the upper house of Indian parliament on Tuesday passed a Bill in this regard.
After the bill take the shape of law, the Indians, who have not acquired the citizenship of..

No fresh attack on Indian students in Australia

NEW DELHI: (AMN) The government today said that there had been no report of any fresh attack on Indian students in Australia. Human Resource Development Minister Kapil Sibal refuted the news reports about thrashing of an Indian student in the suburbs of Melbourne. He said that it has not been ..

Indian Consulate to help NRIs on financial matters

DUBAI (AMN) The Indian Consulate in Dubai would organise an open house on August to help Non Resident Indians (NRI) on financial matters.

Indian nationals who wish to seek the opinion of experts in financial matters, particularly debt, investments..

India to check NRI marriages

NEW DELHI (AMN): The government of India would soon launch an awareness campaign in different part of the country particularly in Punjab to make people aware about the realities of marrying their daughters abroad. It would also suggest precautions to be taken to avoid exploitation of the girls.

Punjab National Bank to woo NRIs

KOCHI: With Kerala accounting for a large NRI population, Punjab National Bank (PNB) was aiming to woo Non Resident Indians to increase its NRE deposits from Rs 300 crore to Rs 1000 crore this fiscal, chairman and managing director, KR Kamath, said on Thursday.’NRE deposits from Kerala at ..

CBI arrests five for international call racket

NEW DELHI:Five people have been arrested for inflicting a loss of crores of rupees on a public sector telecom company by making illegal international calls to friendship chat lines, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) said Monday.The accused, including an non-resident Indian (NRI) ..



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

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Jaipur is the next proposed site for UNESCO World Heritage recognition

The Walled City of Jaipur, Rajasthan, India” is the next proposed site for UNESCO World Heritage recognition ...