Diaspora

Money gifts to NRIs becomes taxable

Money gifts to NRIs becomes taxable

August 7, 2019

The recent Budget for 2019-20 introduced a few significant changes, one of which was about taxation of gifts from resident individuals to non resident Indians (NRIs).

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Strong laws needed to curb fraudulent NRI marriages

Strong laws needed to curb fraudulent NRI marriage...

July 27, 2019

According to the Ministry of External Affairs, as many as 4,698 complaints were lodged by Indian women deserted by their NRI husbands in the last three and half years.

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Three Indian-origin MPs in newly formed UK cabinet

Three Indian-origin MPs in newly formed UK cabinet

July 25, 2019

The new British Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced his cabinet ministers which has three Indian-origin ministers who are set to hold key posts.

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Indian-American Govind Nanda moving up in US tennis

Indian-American Govind Nanda moving up in US tenni...

July 16, 2019

The Wimbledon boy’s doubles saw Indian-American player Govind Nanda and his Canadian partner Liam Draxl playing against the top-seeded Czech pair of Jonas Forejtek and Jiri Lehecka at the finals on July 14 and were placed at second position.

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Indian-Americans in eight co-champions of National Spell Bee

Indian-Americans in eight co-champions of National...

June 18, 2019

Indian-Americans have been winning every Scripps National Spelling Bee since 2008.

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Indian-American researchers in Goldwater scholarship 2019

Indian-American researchers in Goldwater scholarsh...

May 29, 2019

More than 40 Indian-American students have been selected as Barry Goldwater Scholars this year.

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Dave Sharma: Another Indian origin MP in Australia

Dave Sharma: Another Indian origin MP in Australia

May 26, 2019

With an increasing number of Indian origin people now contesting elections in Australia, the political scene in the country is showing signs of diversity. The 700,000 strong diaspora is also emerging as a vital vote bank being courted by the key political parties!

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University of Houston renames building after Indian-American couple

University of Houston renames building after India...

May 7, 2019

A building at University of Houston has been renamed after an Indian-American couple in recognition of their contribution to aid research projects, faculty and students at the university.

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Indian origin students nominated for 2019 Schmidt Science fellowship

Indian origin students nominated for 2019 Schmidt ...

May 3, 2019

Two Indian origin post-doctoral students among the 20 Schmidt Science fellows this year.

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Indian origin fellows in London’s Royal Society for 2019

Indian origin fellows in London’s Royal Society ...

April 24, 2019

Seven Indian-origin people have made it to the list of The Royal Society inducted this year on April 16. Gagandeep Kang becomes the first Indian woman scientist to be selected for the fellowship.

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