Category: NRIs Corner

H-1B visa rules: Over 5 lakh Indian techies stare at ‘self-deportation’

Over 50% of H-1B visa holders are Indian. WASHINGTON: The US is considering new regulations aimed at preventing the extension…

VAT introduction in Saudi, UAE to affect Indian expats: Ex-Indian Ambassador

Hyderabad: Introduction of Value Added Tax (VAT) by Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) would adversely affect a…

H-1B visa rules : May lead to mass deportation of Indians

Washington: The proposed US Bill -- Protect and Grow American Jobs -- is riddled with "onerous conditions" and places "unprecedented…

Website to track, register NRI marriages : Centre

New Delhi : The Union Ministry is setting up a website on which registrars from states across the country will…

Indian-origin student shot dead, one from Hyderabad injured in US

NEW DELHI: A college student of Gujarat origin was shot dead during a robbery attempt at a gas station in…

Bench in memory of Sherin Mathews unveiled in Dallas

Houston: Teary-eyed community members have unveiled a permanent site in memory of Sherin Mathews, the Indian toddler who went missing…

Expat dies in UAE after news of mother’s death in India

Abu Dhabi: An Indian expat died of a heart attack here after hearing the news of his mother's demise back…

Indian-origin student shot dead in US, relative injured

Chicago: An Indian-origin college student was shot dead during a robbery attempt at a gas station in the US on…

NRI writes to CM KCR over fluorosis in Telugu

HYDERABAD: As NRIs from across the globe have come to celebrate Telugu language at the World Telugu Conference in the…

Leading Indian councillor honoured by Queen Elizabeth II in UK

LONDON: Ranjit Dheer, a leading Indian-origin magistrate councillor, has been honoured by Queen Elizabeth II with a prestigious award for…

Disappointed with the Gulf, Kerala Diaspora heads back home

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Traditionally, remittances from the gulf have been the mainstay of Kerala's economy, but with more and more of the…

Punjabi Man kills self after NRI relatives allegedly cheat him

Punjab: A 55-year-old punjabi man, India, committed suicide by consuming poison after he was allegedly duped of Rs. 30 lakh…

NRI CEO earns 229 times more than average worker in same company

Washington : An Indian CEO in the U.S. are paid 229 times more than their peers abroad, and the gap…

Govt says over 4.5 lakh NRIs got foreign citizenship since 2014

New Delhi: Over 4.5 lakh Indians have acquired foreign citizenship in 117 countries since 2014 till date, the government said…

Music, not lyrics, catch listeners’ attention: Indie Rock star Alluri

Hyderabad: Its the music and not the lyrics which attract the attention of listeners, feels Indian rock singer and musician…

India, China will maintain communication over rivers

Beijing: China on Tuesday said India, China will maintain communication over the transboundary rivers in the wake of lakes and…

NRI behind $20mn H1-B visa fraud faces deportation after prison

Washington: A Virginia businessman who used shell companies to visa fraud apply for nearly a thousand foreign workers' visas will…

Indian Scientist’s team that discovered new exotic state of matter

BERLIN: Scientists, including one of Indian origin, have found an exotic state of matter where the constituent particles pair up…

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…