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Pravasi Bharatiya Divas 2017: Key facts

Pravasi Bharatiya Divas 2017: Key facts

The 14th edition of the three-day Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (PBD), billed as the largest convergence of Indian Diaspora, began in the country's IT hub on Saturday with the spotlight on the role of youth in transforming the society and India's potential to play the role of a 'Vishwa Guru' again. PBD will be held in Bengaluru from January 7 to 9.

At 14th Pravasi Bharatiya Divas, PM Modi asks diaspora to take Indian citizen card soon, boost investment

At 14th Pravasi Bharatiya Divas, PM Modi asks diaspora to take Indian citizen card soon, boost investment

"We have extended the deadline to convert PIO cards into OCI cards to June 30 from December 31, without penalty," Modi told the Indian diaspora.

Molestation cases being viewed seriously, dignity of women govt's top priority: Siddaramaiah

Molestation cases being viewed seriously, dignity of women govt's top priority: Siddaramaiah

With the recent spate of alleged molestation cases here triggering national outrage, Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Sunday said the incidents were being viewed seriously and protecting the dignity of women is his government's top priority.

PM Narendra Modi thinks of future whereas Rahul Gandhi tries to disrupt Parliament: Arun Jaitley

PM Narendra Modi thinks of future whereas Rahul Gandhi tries to disrupt Parliament: Arun Jaitley

Hitting out at Congress for opposing demonetisation, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Sunday said Rahul Gandhi was looking for ways to disrupt Parliament and his party was siding with "black money friendly status quo", when Prime Minister Narendra Modi is being "futuristic" to create a technology-driven cleaner economy.

At 14th Pravasi Bharatiya Divas, PM Narendra Modi woos NRIs, calls for investment: Highlights

At 14th Pravasi Bharatiya Divas, PM Narendra Modi woos NRIs, calls for investment: Highlights

Speaking at the 14th Pravasi Bhartiya Divas, the Prime Minister said that the Indian diaspora is a valuable partner in India's journey of development.

PM Narendra Modi extends deadline to convert PIO cards to OCI cards

PM Narendra Modi extends deadline to convert PIO cards to OCI cards

The Narendra Modi-led central government on Sunday extended the deadline for applying for conversion of Persons of Indian Origin (PIO) card to Overseas Citizen of India (OCI) cards till June 30.  

PM Narendra Modi inaugurates 14th Pravasi Bharatiya Divas, thanks NRIs for supporting note ban

Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the Pravasi Bharatiya Divas in Bengaluru today.

PM Narendra Modi to address Pravasi Bharatiya Divas today: Here are important things to know

PM Narendra Modi to address Pravasi Bharatiya Divas today: Here are important things to know

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will deliver the keynote address on Sunday when the Indian-origin Prime Minister of Portugal Antonio Costa will be the Chief Guest at the event.

Pravasi Bharatiya Divas opens in Bengaluru

The 14th edition of the three-day Pravasi Bharatiya Divas, billed as the largest convergence of Indian Diaspora, began in the country's IT hub on Saturday with the spotlight on the role of youth in transforming the society and India's potential to play the role of a 'Vishwa Guru' again.

Portuguese PM's India visit to lay foundation for robust partnership

Portuguese PM's India visit to lay foundation for robust partnership

Portuguese Prime Minister Antonio Costa will be the chief guest at the 14th Pravasi Bharatiya Divas to be inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Bengaluru.

Singapore Indian club to be honoured at Pravasi Bharatiya Divas

One of Singapore's oldest sporting clubs for Indians will be conferred with Pravasi Bharatiya Samman Award (PBSA) by the President of India in Benguluru next week.

PM Narendra Modi inaugurates Pravasi Bharatiya Kendra, says brain drain can be converted into brain gain

PM Narendra Modi inaugurates Pravasi Bharatiya Kendra, says brain drain can be converted into brain gain

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said the brain drain can be converted into "brain gain" if the nation started looking at the 27-million strong Indian diaspora spread across the world as a strength rather than numbers.

Make aid to Pakistan conditional: lawmaker to US government

An influential American lawmaker has asked the Obama administration to make the US aid to Pakistan a conditional practice to be determined by the country's efforts to crack down on terrorist organisations.