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NRIs are our partners in vision for India's development: PM Modi at PIO Conference

As many as 124 Members of Parliament and 17 mayors from 23 countries are participating in the first PIO Parliamentary Conference in Delhi.

Jan 09, 2018, 11:34 AM IST

PM Modi to address 124 MPs, 17 Mayors of Indian origin from 23 countries

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the first PIO (person of Indian origin) Parliamentarian Conference on January 9, which is celebrated as Pravasi Bhartiya Diwas.

Jan 05, 2018, 17:07 PM IST

No free conversion of PIO cards to OCI cards after December 31

The scheme allowing conversion of Person of Indian Origin (PIO) cards to Overseas Citizen of India (OCI) cards free of cost will come to an end on Sunday, a home ministry official said on Friday.

Dec 29, 2017, 15:46 PM IST

11 PIOs in Forbes magazine's list of best venture capitalists

Eleven Indian-American investors feature in Forbes magazine's annual list of the 100 best venture capitalists who are behind some of the highest- returning investments in the technology sphere.

May 14, 2017, 12:20 PM IST

Govt to further ease visa regime to boost tourism, biz: Sushma Swaraj

Government on Sunday said it is planning to further relax the visa regime "shortly" to attract more tourists and businesses to the country.

Oct 23, 2016, 17:11 PM IST

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

US Supreme Court Justice top nominee: Who is Srikanth 'Sri' Srinivasan? Things you may not know about him

Indian-American judge Sri Srinivasan may be nominated to the US Supreme Court which would make him the first from the community to achieve the feat.

Feb 15, 2016, 10:50 AM IST

In a first, India-born man to be next US Supreme Court Justice? Obama may nominate him

Within hours of US Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia's death on Saturday, a Chandigarh-born man's began to circulate as a possible replacement.

Feb 15, 2016, 09:01 AM IST

'Government concerned about football's decline in country'

 Sports minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Wednesday said the Indian government is concerned at the "dismal" condition of the game of football in the country and is making "persistent efforts" to promote it.

Jul 22, 2015, 18:30 PM IST

Pio for iOS now allows tagging key moments while recording

Pio has introduced its new app for iOS, which allows users to tag key moments while recording for easy reference

Jul 20, 2015, 17:09 PM IST

Stephen Constantine insists PIO players be given temporary passport

 National football team head coach Stephen Constantine still insists that People of Indian Origin players should be allowed to play for the country by giving temporary Indian passport for better results.

Jul 17, 2015, 16:19 PM IST

Properly dispose off RTI applications, appeals: Govt to departments

The Government has asked ministries to properly dispose off applications and appeals filed under the Right to Information (RTI) Act as per the laid down guidelines.

Feb 22, 2015, 10:50 AM IST

Union Cabinet to take up bill for merger of PIO, OCI schemes soon

New Delhi: Union Cabinet is expected to take up a bill that will facilitate merger of the Person of Indian Origin (PIO) and Overseas Citizenship of India (OCI) schemes soon, reports said on Wednesday.

Nov 26, 2014, 13:17 PM IST

Govt plans to merge PIO and OCI schemes; seeks suggestions

 Government is planning to merge the Persons of Indian Origin and Overseas Citizens of India schemes saying that the latter is more popular and provides for lifelong visa through a process which is more user- friendly, quick and simple.

Oct 30, 2014, 22:26 PM IST

6 PIOs-led firms among 100 fastest-growing biz in US: Fortune

Six firms founded and headed by Indian-origin persons are among the 100 fastest-growing businesses located in American cities, says a list by Fortune and The Initiative for a Competitive Inner City (ICIC).

Oct 19, 2014, 18:30 PM IST

PM Narendra Modi enthrals many at Madison Square Garden, Congress says nothing new in his speech

While Prime Minister Narendra Modi's speech at Madison Square Garden enthralled many on Sunday, it failed to impress a few Congress party leaders who believe that the speech had nothing new to offer.

Sep 29, 2014, 01:55 AM IST

Penalties imposed on 100 PIOs for not providing in

The Andhra Pradesh Information Commission has imposed penalties of Rs 6.32 lakh on 100 PIOs over the last six months for not furnishing information to the appellants.

Jan 28, 2013, 21:45 PM IST

SIC fines PIO of MSHRC for giving wrong information

State Information Commission has
penalised the Public Information Officer (PIO) of Maharashtra
State Human Rights Commission (MSHRC) for giving "wrong and
misleading information" to a person who had filed an RTI

Jan 11, 2011, 23:01 PM IST

Surrender of Indian passport for PIOs mandatory

Persons of Indian origin (PIOs) will now have to formally renounce their citizenship and surrender their Indian passport after acquiring foreign citizenship, according to new rules circulated by the Indian high commission here.

Oct 16, 2010, 17:53 PM IST

`Relief for PIOs, to be allotted extendable visas only`

Persons of Indian origin (PIO) visiting India will now be issued only long-term extendable visas and not tourist visas, Goa`s Non-Resident Indian (NRI) commissioner Eduardo Faleiro said Wednesday.

Sep 29, 2010, 15:24 PM IST