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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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).

NRIs buy 3 lakh 'e-bricks' to contribute to new AP capital

About three lakh 'e-bricks' were purchased by Telugu NRIs in the US on a single day to contribute to the construction of Andhra Pradesh's new capital, state IT minister said on Monday.

Bihar polls: NRIs hold 'Litti pe Charcha' in Times Square

Several members of the Indian diaspora gathered at Times Square here to hold discussions about the crucial Bihar elections and voice their expectations from a future government over improving the economic and employment scenario in the state.

Now, NRIs can invest in National Pension System

Now, NRIs can invest in National Pension System

The government will shortly come out with a clarification on FEMA guidelines to facilitate non-resident Indians to invest in National Pension System.

RBI allows NRIs to invest in chit funds

The Reserve Bank Thursday allowed non-resident Indians (NRIs) to invest in chit funds on non-repatriation basis without any ceiling, a move that will encourage flow of capital into the country.

Govt notifies FDI policy relaxations for NRIs

Non-repatriable investments by NRIs, OCIs and PIOs will be treated as domestic investments and will not be subject to foreign direct investment caps, the Commerce and Industry Ministry today said.