NRIs

DoT outlines SIM re-verification process for NRIs, foreigners

DoT outlines SIM re-verification process for NRIs, foreigners

The DoT has also informed operators about the procedure for IVRS-based OTP authentication.

Dec 02, 2017, 14:13 PM IST
Centre to bring bill to allow NRIs to vote from offshore locations

Centre to bring bill to allow NRIs to vote from offshore locations

Centre on Friday said that it will bring a bill to allow NRIs to vote from offshore locations.

Nov 10, 2017, 23:18 PM IST
No new chance for NRIs to deposit scrapped demonetised currency: Sushma Swaraj

No new chance for NRIs to deposit scrapped demonetised currency: Sushma Swaraj

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has ruled out any new window of opportunity for NRIs or people of Indian-origin to deposit their high value Indian currency which was declared illegal after the demonetisation policy, according to reports.

Sep 28, 2017, 07:29 AM IST
Rahul Gandhi to address public meeting in New York tomorrow

Rahul Gandhi to address public meeting in New York tomorrow

Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi is scheduled to address a public meeting on Wednesday arranged by the the party's overseas wing as part of its push to enlist Non-resident Indians (NRIs).

Sep 19, 2017, 09:14 AM IST
Cabinet clears proxy voting for NRIs

Cabinet clears proxy voting for NRIs

For overseas Indians, the Representation of the People Act needs to be amended to include proxy voting as other means to cast their votes.

Aug 02, 2017, 22:33 PM IST
FPI holding: Federal Bank, Sintex Plastics under RBI watch

FPI holding: Federal Bank, Sintex Plastics under RBI watch

The boards of both the companies have passed resolutions to hike the limit of foreign investment to up to 74 percent, RBI said.

Jul 18, 2017, 22:29 PM IST
SC asks Centre to apprise it on issue of NRI voting in polls

SC asks Centre to apprise it on issue of NRI voting in polls

The Supreme Court on Friday asked the Centre to apprise it within a week as to whether it is going to amend the election law or rules for enabling non-resident Indians (NRIs) to vote in polls here.

Jul 14, 2017, 13:23 PM IST

Independence Day celebrations: Rasleela, processions by NRIs in host countries on cards

Government has planned a seven-day celebration to mark India's 70th Independence Day.

Jul 09, 2017, 16:22 PM IST
NRIs have high expectations from Modi government: BJP leader

NRIs have high expectations from Modi government: BJP leader

Indians living abroad are having high expectations from the Indian government but they wish the country to do more.

Jun 01, 2017, 19:59 PM IST

40 consulate sub-offices for NRIs soon: Akali leader

"India is going to open 40 new consulate sub-offices in countries where NRIs have settled in large numbers," the Anandpur Sahib MP said in a statement here.

May 14, 2017, 18:25 PM IST

Congress MP highlights problems being faced by people in changing notes

 A Congress MP on Tuesday highlighted in the Lok Sabha the hardships being faced by the people in exchanging the scrapped currency notes, saying only a few RBI offices have the facility and the government should intervene.

Mar 21, 2017, 17:22 PM IST
PM to launch 'Pravasi Kaushal Vikas Yojana' for Indians seeking overseas employment

PM to launch 'Pravasi Kaushal Vikas Yojana' for Indians seeking overseas employment

"Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that we will shortly be launching a skill development programme called the `Pravasi Kaushal Vikas Yojana`, which is targeted at Indian youth seeking overseas employment, Swarup said.

Jan 08, 2017, 20:54 PM IST
Sonowal urges NRIs to invest in Assam

Sonowal urges NRIs to invest in Assam

"Future growth of India can come through its North East by Acting Eastwards to Southeast Asia and East Asia," Sonowal said.

Jan 08, 2017, 20:26 PM IST
 Now NRIs, PIOs can send funds online for Modi govt's flagship schemes

Now NRIs, PIOs can send funds online for Modi govt's flagship schemes

NRIs and Persons of Indian Origion (PIOs) will now be able to make monetary contributions online for government’s flagship programmes ‘Swachch Bharat’ and Clean Ganga among other social sector projects, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj announced here on Sunday.

Jul 31, 2016, 18:13 PM IST

Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard launches campaign for Diwali stamp

The first Hindu elected to the US Congress has launched a signature campaign to ask the country's postal service to issue a stamp for recognising Diwali as a special day.

Jul 01, 2016, 11:53 AM IST
PIO meeting seeks voting rights and Rajya Sabha Seats for NRIs

PIO meeting seeks voting rights and Rajya Sabha Seats for NRIs

There are 10 million NRIs who are citizens of India, have no representation in the decision making process of the country of their citizenship, the GOPIO said.

Jun 30, 2016, 08:08 AM IST

Indian-American Christians condemn attack on Syria church head

Indian-American Christians have strongly condemned a suicide bomb attack on the head of an Orthodox church by Islamist militants in the northern Syrian border town of Qamishli.

Jun 24, 2016, 13:13 PM IST
Good news! Foreigners, NRIs can now book train tickets in India using debit, credit cards

Good news! Foreigners, NRIs can now book train tickets in India using debit, credit cards

Here’s is a good news for foreigners and NRIs. Now, they will be able to book train tickets in India online by using international debit and credit cards through IRCTC website.

Apr 30, 2016, 05:06 AM IST
Indian Railways: Foreigners, NRIs to book train tickets from abroad

Indian Railways: Foreigners, NRIs to book train tickets from abroad

According to the IRCTC, the facility was existing earlier but it was withdrawn after a few cases of misuse of credit cards came to light.

Apr 14, 2016, 15:22 PM IST
Govt asks public, NRIs to contribute to Clean Ganga Fund

Govt asks public, NRIs to contribute to Clean Ganga Fund

With surface cleaning of River Ganga's mainstream set to begin next year, Government has urged public and NRIs to contribute towards the Clean Ganga Fund (CGF).

Dec 06, 2015, 12:27 PM IST