Friday, 21 January, 2022

Topic: NRI

NRIs holding Indian passport can now apply for Aadhaar on arrival

NRIs, who were earlier required to wait for a period of 182 days, can now apply for an Aadhaar number on arrival or by scheduling a prior appointment.

Political stability makes India an attractive investment destination: PM Modi

Addressing a group of NRIs from the business community in Abu Dhabi, Modi urged them to invest in J&K.

Modi govt looks to catch NRI tax evaders with retrospective change in Black Money Act

Changes proposed target individuals who were Indian residents while acquiring their undisclosed property overseas and earning unaccounted income.

Wealthy Indian didn’t throw money in air in New York over Modi win, it’s a fake video

Video claims an Indian gave away $100,000 in total in Manhattan to celebrate the electoral win of PM Modi, but it actually features a US artiste.

Guide for NRIs resettling in India after Trump throws them out

Do not mention Bobby Jindal, Mehul Choksi or Vijay Mallya. Their stock is seriously down these days.

Abandoned by NRI husbands, women move SC to restore strict anti-dowry law provisions

Eight women file plea on behalf of '40,000 abandoned brides', want immediate arrest, impounding of passports and quicker legal action.  

Beware of fake marriage scams, Australian High Commission warns Indians

Australian Border Force recently busted an elaborate contrived marriages syndicate involving a 32-year-old Indian national in Sydney.

The Indian-Canadian ‘Kardashians’ whose desire for the glam life landed them in jail

Jyoti & Kiran Matharoo dated a slew of Nigerian billionaires, but despite a run-in with international law, The New York Times reports that the sisters continue to flaunt their extravagant lifestyles.

NRIs can ease liquidity crunch in India

The surest way to ease India’s financial crunch would require tapping Indians living overseas

Lured by falling rupee, NRIs are going to send a record $76 billion to India

India is expected to receive remittances of about $76 billion in 2018, 10 per cent more than in the previous year, according to estimates by EbixCash.

On Camera


How Facebook and Amazon rely on an invisible workforce

The market for on-demand, digital tasks is estimated by the World Bank to be worth $25 billion, with Meta Platforms, Amazon, YouTube as some of the biggest buyers.
Representational image of a jewellery store | ANI

India Jewellery Park to be set up in Mumbai, aims to attract Rs 20,000 crore investment

The Gem & Jewellery Export Promotion Council and Maharashtra Industrial Development Corporation have signed a draft agreement granting possession of a plot for setting up the park.


Foreign secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla meets German Navy chief Vice Admiral Kay-Achim Schönbach on 20 January. | Twitter | @MEAIndia

New chapter in ties as Indian foreign secy meets Germany navy chief, warship ‘Bayern’ visits

With Germany identifying India as one of the key partners in its Indo-Pacific policy, a German frigate entered Indian waters for a port call in Mumbai, in a major signal to China.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

Read my lips, I’m hurting, says Pakistan’s National Security Policy. What it means for India

The new policy is mostly chaff, but it reveals the most inward-looking Pakistan in 3 decades. It needs breathing space, and is realising loss of stature and friendship with US.