Tag: NRI

‘You Don’t Look Hindu’: Indian doctor thrown out of Garba event in US

WASHINGTON: A well-known Indian-origin doctor was thrown out of a Garba event in Atlanta because his name 'did not sound…

Fake news nets $1.2 mn compensation for NRI businessman

Vancouver: An Indo-Canadian businessman, who is originally from Bhuj, Gujarat, has been awarded $1.2 million in damages after he was…

Altaf awarded Rs 8.4 cr in compensation over defamation in fake news articles

NEW DELHI: An Indo-Canadian businessman, who is originally from Bhuj, Gujarat, has been awarded $1.2 million (Rs 8.4 crore approximately)…

Passports of runaway NRI husbands cancelled

NEW DELHI: A senior official of the Ministry of Women and Child Development said today that the passports of eight…

Indian teenager among three killed after two planes collide mid-air in US

Washington: An Indian teenager has been killed along with two other persons after two small planes collided mid-air in the…

Matrimonial disputes: MEA website to display summons to NRI husbands

New Delhi: In order to create a stronger deterrent for NRIs who have abandon their wives in India, the Ministry…

How Indians can get UAE visa on arrival?

DUBAI: The General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs (GDRFA) in Dubai has issued a reminder on how Indian passport…

Women abandoned by NRI husbands seek justice

New Delhi: The government which is making legislation for divorced Muslim women of the country has no idea that thousands…

Kerala CM to launch NRI chitty in UAE next month

Thiruvananthapuram: The Kerala government's dream programme to raise money from its diaspora through "chitties", or a chit fund scheme launched…

NRI marriages to be registered within 48 hours: Maneka Gandhi

New Delhi: Union Minister of Women and Child Development (WCD) Maneka Gandhi on Wednesday said all marriages of Non-Resident Indians…

US man who killed Indian Techie sentenced to life

Chicago: A man in the US state of Kansas who shot dead an Indian immigrant while shouting "get out of…

NRIs can now send money to Indian beneficiaries using WhatsApp, email – Here’re the details

New Delhi: Leading private lender ICICI Bank announced the launch of a service that enables Non Resident Indians (NRIs) to…

Indian expat dies in Saudi after ant bite

RIYADH: An Indian woman has died after being bitten by a poisonous ant in the Saudi Arabian capital. Soosy Jeffy,…

Indian origin schoolgirl drowns in swimming pool in Jeddah

JEDDAH: A 10th grade student of Indian origin drowned in a swimming pool during a community gathering in the Saudi…

Hajj 2018: Last date for submission of passports for NRI Haj pilgrims extended

Hyderabad: According to Telangana State Haj Committee (TSHC) Chairman Mohammed Masiullah Khan, the last date for submission of original passports…

Indian diamond traders robbed at Paris metro station, gems worth $370,000 snatched

PARIS: Robbers have made off with gems worth 300,000 euros ($370,000) snatched from two Indian diamond traders as they were…

NRI Rajiv Joshi selected for top emerging technologies award

WASHINGTON: Rajiv Joshi, an Indian-American scientist from IBM, has been selected for a top emerging technologies award in recognition of…

Indian-origin man on death row in Singapore set free

Singapore: A Malaysia-based Indian-origin man, on death row for drug possession in Singapore, has been acquitted by the country's Supreme…

Indian-American killed, another injured in shootings at US stores

WASHINGTON: An Indian-American was killed and another critically injured when a man opened fire in two convenience stores in the…

NRI Anaesthetist commits suicide over divorce in UK

LONDON: An Indian-origin anaesthetist who was heartbroken after receiving divorce papers from his wife committed suicide by taking an overdose…