Category: NRIs Corner

Tax-free no more: Saudi Arabia, UAE to roll out VAT in 2018

Dubai: Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, which have long lured foreign workers with the promise of a tax-free…

Trump administration : H-1B visa rules makes more changes

Washington: The Trump administration plans to brace a rule proposed in 2011 to introduce pre-registration for employers planning to hire…

Watch 7 things about NRI home loans

NRIs and PIOs are a key segment of residential property consumers. Many NRIs buy residential properties in India for their…

Two-fold jump in NRIs registering as voters: Govt and EC data

New Delhi: The number of NRIs registering themselves as ‘ overseas voters ’ has seen a two-fold jump in the…

H-1B visa to get tougher as restrictions on selection

BENGALURU: Its bad time for US-Indian professionals, the Department of Homeland Security is readying a proposal that will make getting…

India to hold conference of parliamentarians of Indian origin

New Delhi: In yet another instance of the government giving priority to engaging with the Indian diaspora, India will host…

Indian-origin steel tycoon purchases ArcelorMittal’s US steelworks

London: UK-based Indian-origin metals tycoon Sanjeev Guptas Liberty House Group has completed the purchase of the South Carolina-based Georgetown steel…

Indian-origin driver among smuggling gang jailed in UK

London: An Indian-origin driver is among 10 members of a so-called "white van group" jailed for a total of 31…

Hyderabad: Abdul Raheem becomes victim of drunk driving, dies in New Zealand

Hyderabad: An Indian national hailing from Hyderabad was on Saturday has died in a road accident in New Zealand. The…

NRI Student killed himself in UK

LONDON: NRI student who had racked up debts with interest rates of up to 1,200 per cent hanged himself in…

Indian motel managers enslaved, abused compatriot in the US

Washington: Two Indian motel managers, including a woman, have pleaded guilty to conspiracy and enslaving a compatriot for well over…

Kidnapped Indian businessman in South Africa released after 137 days

JOHANNESBURG: A 76-year-old Indian businessman in South Africa who was allegedly kidnapped has been released after 137 days in captivity,…

NRI: Bank Employee jailed for money laundering in UK

LONDON: An Indian-origin Barclays Bank employee from London has been jailed for over six years for his role in a…

Telugu the language of Indian soft power: President

HYDERABAD: Telugu is a global language, it is the language of enterprise and technology, of Indian soft power and a…

India, Austria equally and differently beautiful: Austrian Ambassador to India

New Delhi: India and Austria are equally and differently beautiful with a lot to offer then what is stereotyped, and…

As Trump ignore high-tech visas, Indians crowds to Canada in Huge Number

TORONTO: ThinkData Works Inc., a big-data processing firm, just hired a software engineer from Brazil through Canada's new fast-track visa…

With 16mn, India tops world in number of migrants abroad

New Delhi: India tops the world in the number of migrants abroad and more than half of the 16.59 million…

Siasat Islamic calligraphy showcased at Telangana Day fest in Jeddah

JEDDAH — Indian Consulate with collaboration of Saudi Indian Business Network (SIBN) conducted the two-day Telangana Day at The Indian…

NRI makes interest in Real Estate as RERA Kicking

NEW DELHI: Implementation of Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Act, 2016 will boost the Non-Resident Indian sentiments on Indian real…

South Indian dishes not only dosas, idlis: Chef Hari

New Delhi: South Indian cuisine is "very underrated" and goes much beyond dosas, idlis, says New York-based Indian chef Hari…