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India needs to fully tap potential of NRIs, PIOs: Pranab

Last Updated: Sunday, January 08, 2012, 17:45

Citing example of China, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee on Sunday said that India too needs to fully tap the investment potential of NRIs and their entrepreneurial skills and promote inclusive growth.

Gehlot calls for Raj Foundation unit in Nepal

Last Updated: Sunday, January 08, 2012, 00:32

Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Saturday urged NRIs from the state living in Nepal to open a chapter of Rajasthan Foundation in Nepal.

Pravasi Bhartiya Divas in Jaipur from today

Last Updated: Saturday, January 07, 2012, 10:25

The 10th Pravasi Bhartiya Diwas, a convention for NRIs, is all set to begin here from Saturday.

`NRIs` response on voting rights not encouraging`

Last Updated: Thursday, January 05, 2012, 16:07

Union Minister Vayalar Ravi on Thursday admitted that response from Non-Resident Indians on voting rights has not been encouraging.

Three lakh NRIs may return; Karnataka top choice

Last Updated: Tuesday, November 01, 2011, 12:58

Amid uncertain job market conditions overseas, as many as 3,00,000 Indian engineering professionals are expected to return home during the five-year period from 2011-15, says a survey.

NRIs can hold accounts in any currency now: RBI

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 19, 2011, 19:39

Earlier, FCNR (B) account holders were allowed to hold accounts in only certain currencies such as the Pound Sterling, US dollar, Japanese yen, euro, Canadian dollar and Australian dollar.

Federal Bank, Oriental launch spl health cover for NRIs

Last Updated: Sunday, October 16, 2011, 13:21

Federal Bank has partnered with Oriental Insurance Company to launch a mediclaim policy for the NRI community.

Passports of 59 NRIs seized for harassing spouse

Last Updated: Thursday, October 06, 2011, 14:36

In a bid to help Indian women being cheated and harassed by their NRI husbands abroad, Regional Passport Office has confiscated here passports of 59 such men, an official said Thursday.

Job growth to slow down in non-IT sectors, NRIs coming back

Last Updated: Sunday, September 25, 2011, 16:16

Growing economic uncertainty may slow down hiring activities in a host of sectors, but the IT space is likely to remain unaffected and NRIs returning home due to the gloom in Western markets might emerge as an attractive talent pool, experts believe.

NRIs demand representation in Indian Parliament

Last Updated: Monday, September 19, 2011, 12:49

India must make constitutional provisions for nominating a representative of NRI to Parliament, president of IOC(London) D L Kalhan said.

RBI allows residents to pay housing loans of NRI relatives

Last Updated: Sunday, September 18, 2011, 11:03

The Reserve Bank has allowed resident individuals to repay housing loans in rupee on behalf of their close relatives, who are non-resident Indians (NRIs) or People of Indian origin (PIO).

British media, NRIs welcome Hazare`s achievement

Last Updated: Sunday, August 28, 2011, 13:22

Anna Hazare`s crusade against corruption has attracted a great deal of attention in the British media and among the NRI community which on Sunday welcomed the end of his fast.