US to start accepting H-1B visa applications from April 1

The first 20,000 petitions filed on behalf of beneficiaries with a US master's degree or higher are exempt from the cap.

published on : 7th December 2019

Over 13,000 complaints received from Indians working abroad: MEA

Out of 102 countries, the highest number of complaints -- 3,844 -- were received from Indians working in Saudi Arabia.

published on : 27th November 2019

Rare lung surgery gives life to cancer-stricken man in Kochi

Diagnosed with carcinoid, a rare lung cancer, the patient was given only a year to live by doctors.

published on : 14th November 2019

Amarinder Singh will hold talks to set up special courts to resolve cases of 'Proclaimed Offenders' settled abroad

NRIs expressed the concern that many of those who had immigrated abroad were unable to visit Punjab and pay their respects at the Golden temple and other holy places as they had been declared POs.

published on : 12th November 2019

Telangana RTC strike: We will save TSRTC, says TRS leader B Vinod Kumar to NRIs

Meanwhile, the NRIs based in London also held a unique video conferencing event with key leaders of Congress, BJP and TSRTC JAC to show their support to the striking RTC employees.

published on : 12th November 2019

Sunrisers Hyderabad and Rajasthan Royals engage in social media banter over David Warner

Warner has been in superb form for the Aussies in the T20 series against Sri Lanka at home, notching up his maiden ton in the first rubber and scoring an unbeaten 60 in the second.

published on : 1st November 2019

25,000 of 1 lakh overseas Indians registered in e-rolls voted in Lok Sabha polls: EC

A total of 99,807 overseas Indians, who are living abroad and have not given up on their citizenship here, are in the voters' lists of various states.

published on : 20th October 2019

NRIs can now apply for Aadhaar on arrival without 182-day wait

UIDAI circular said valid Indian passport will be accepted as proof of identity, proof of address and date of birth document.

published on : 23rd September 2019

Out of 327 MoUs signed as part of Andhra Pradesh Investment Meet from 2016 to 2018, only 45 projects grounded

White paper says 92 in advanced stages of implementation;  190 dropped or delayed

published on : 22nd August 2019

Brad Haddin named assistant coach of Sunrisers Hyderabad

Haddin joins former England coach Trevor Bayliss, who was appointed Sunrisers head coach last month, replacing fellow Australian Tom Moody.

published on : 19th August 2019

Saudi Arabia to ban Indians, other foreigners from hospitality jobs

Hospitality is the latest sector of the country to face stricter “Saudization” policies, which call for replacing the foreigners who dominate many parts of the private sector.

published on : 29th July 2019

High priority to addressing issues of Indians living abroad, says External Affairs Minister Jaishankar

The minister said tracking and monitoring through MADAD has significantly strengthened the mechanism for addressing and resolving grievances.

published on : 24th July 2019

England's World Cup-winning coach Trevor Bayliss replaces Tom Moody as Sunrisers Hyderabad head coach

Bayliss will step down from his current role with the England team after the Ashes beginning next month.

published on : 18th July 2019

Proposal to give proxy voting rights to overseas Indians held back for ‘further study’

Unofficial data with EC shows that only 10,000 to 12,000 overseas voters have exercised their franchise because they do not want to spend foreign currency to come to India and vote.

published on : 7th July 2019

Three takeaways from Sunrisers Hyderabad's massive win over KXIP

Warner scored 81 runs to help SRH get a massive 212/6 on the board. He hit seven fours and two sixes in his stroke-filled knock

published on : 29th April 2019
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