Friday, 19 August, 2022

Topic: NRI

Bhagat Singh Thind’s story is a harsh lesson for NRIs in US supporting CAA

In light of the hardships faced by non-white immigrants for citizenship, the support of Indians in US for the CAA is rather ironic. 

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

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Farmers plant paddy saplings in a field | PTI Photo

Good news from the farm as India’s FY22 foodgrain production estimated at record 316 mn tonnes

Wheat production estimate sees marginal upward revision to 106.8 million tons, though current rate lowest in 3 years.


Su-57, the Russian 5th generation fighter aircraft Photo by Snehesh Alex Philip

Russia wants to build next generation tanks, submarines with India

As the second regiment of the S-400 Triumf air defence system starts getting delivered, Russia said it expects the serial production of AK 203 rifles in Amethi to begin in late 2022-early 2023.
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Tiranga vs Tiranga: Gloves are off as Kejriwal joins the ‘nationalism’ battle with Modi

Kejriwal’s maun vrat on Modi has ended. This is an important turn in Indian politics. In some ways rivalling the dramatic turn in Bihar.