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More Indian expat students can now apply for scholarships to study in India

More Indian expat students can now apply for scholarships to study in India

November 27, 2019

More Indian children from UAE can now apply for higher education scholarship to study in India as rules are revised to make the programme open to families with income less then USD 5,000 per month.

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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 marriages

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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Weakening of rupee will allow NRIs to send more money back home

Weakening of rupee will allow NRIs to send more money back home

July 17, 2018

Inward payments are expected to grow the in the next few months in India, especially from the Middle East, the US and Southeast Asian countries amid a falling rupee following the recent shifts in the foreign exchange market and India’s external debt crossing the half-trillion m...

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‘AP Janmabhoomi’ – an initiative towards digital literacy

‘AP Janmabhoomi’ – an initiative towards digital literacy

July 17, 2017

Government of Andhra Pradesh initiated the ‘AP Janmabhoomi’ project - a social initiative that aims to establish digital classrooms, rural mother and child care centres and crematoriums; while connecting the Indian diaspora to their homeland by including them in their efforts...

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Haryana aims to develop rural areas into smart villages

Haryana aims to develop rural areas into smart villages

January 19, 2017

In a bid to modernise its villages, the government of Haryana has set up two Non-Resident Indian (NRI) cells to invite investments from NRIs belonging to the state, thus allowing them to contribute to the development and also reconnect themselves with their roots.

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Industrial visits in Bengaluru planned for PBD delegates

Industrial visits in Bengaluru planned for PBD delegates

December 28, 2016

Industrial site visits are available for delegates of PBD 2017, offering an insight for the Indian diaspora into the blossoming IT, biotech and aerospace industry, among others.

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A diverse travel in Karnataka

A diverse travel in Karnataka

December 20, 2016

Karnataka, a state on the western coast of south India is home to a wide variety of options for travellers. Delegates from across the world head to Karnataka for the PBD 2017, get a chance to explore these destinations in the state.

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Indian Americans decide between Clinton and Trump

Indian Americans decide between Clinton and Trump

October 28, 2016

With barely two weeks to go for the US presidential elections, Hillary Clinton, the Democratic candidate, seems more likely to win over the Indian American votes, even as Donald Trump is making several attempts to reach out to the ‘Hindus’.

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Indians in Saudi Arabia fall victims to drop in oil prices

Indians in Saudi Arabia fall victims to drop in oil prices

August 3, 2016

Thousands of jobless Indians are grounded in Saudi Arabia after losing their jobs to the fall in oil prices that hit the Gulf region and its economic activities this year. The Indian government is working to evacuate its people who are being denied both their pays and passports b...

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