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According to the IRCTC, the facility was existing earlier but it was withdrawn after a few cases of misuse of credit cards came to light.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

NRIs should vote in panchayat, municipal polls: Congress

NRIs can participate in democracy in the true sense only after they are allowed to vote in grassroots elections to representative bodies like panchayat and municipalities, Congress Goa unit president Luizinho Faleiro said on Monday.

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.

Needy talents look for blessings from NRI philanthropists

A group of NRIs have come forward to aid and advise poor and meritorious students of West Bengal to pursue their career, but their growing number have forced them to look for more sponsors.

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.

Govt relaxes FDI norms for NRIs, PIOs, OCI

The government on Thursday decided to liberalise foreign direct investment norms for NRIs and overseas citizens of India (OCI) as it aims to increase capital flows into the country.

Cabinet approves FDI policy on investments by NRIs, PIOs and OCIs

The Union Cabinet on Thursday approved amendments to FDI policy on investments by NRIs, PIOs and OCIs for greater forex remittances.

Modi government proposes to give voting right to NRIs

The government on Tuesday agreed to convene an all-party meeting to discuss its proposal to give NRIs the right to exercise their franchise by e-postal ballots or through proxy voting.

PM Modi addresses Indians at Carrousel du Louvre in Paris

Addressing a community reception in France on Saturday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi made a strong pitch for a permanent seat for India in the UN Security Council, saying it should get it as a "right" for its immense contribution to global peace.

MP govt to set up department to address concerns of NRIs

Madhya Pradesh government on Tuesday decided to set up a department to address the concerns of NRIs.

Top NRI industrialists say budget lays road map for growth

Leading NRI industrialists have given a thumbs up to India's 2015-16 Budget, saying it would improve investment climate and laid a clear roadmap for placing the country on a double-digit growth trajectory.