Indian Diaspora Backed Government’s Move Against Black Money, Says PM Narendra Modi At Pravasi Bharatiya Divas

Published on Jan 08 2017 // Featured, India, NRI
BENGALURU: At the 14th Pravasi Bharati Divas — said to be the largest gathering of Indians living abroad — at India’s IT hub Bengaluru, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today thanked the disapora for supporting the government’s move against black money. This year, the focus of the...

14th Pravasi Bhartiya Divas convention begins in Bengaluru

Published on Jan 07 2017 // India, NRI
Bengaluru (Karnataka) , Jan. 7 : The 14th Pravasi Bhartiya Divas (PBD) convention began in Bengaluru on Saturday. The three-day event kick started with the Youth PBD, the theme of which is ‘Role of Diaspora Youth in the Transformation of India’. Vice President of Suriname Michael Ashwin...

PBD 2017 event opens new horizons for NRIs

Published on Jan 06 2017 // Featured, Gulf, Hyderabad, India, NRI, Special
PBD 2017 event opens new horizons for NRIs
By: Javid Hassan, Yahind.com The upcoming Pravasi Bharatiya Divas Convention scheduled to be held in Bangalore from January 7-9 next year offers exciting opportunities for NRIs across the socio-economic spectrum. The annual event, which will be inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, comes at...

NRIs can exchange defunct notes till June 30, residents abroad till Mar 31: RBI

Published on Jan 01 2017 // NRI
RBI Saturday night came out with conditions for exchange of defunct notes for those, including non-resident Indians, who failed to do so till December 30, the last day for depositing the invalid currency notes in banks. Resident Indian citizens who were abroad from November 9 to December 30 can avail...

Indian American Community of Chicago to host 1st ICAN Awards Night

Published on Dec 15 2016 // Featured, NRI, World
Indian American Community of Chicago to host 1st ICAN Awards Night
Rolling Meadows, Chicago, December 10, 2016:  Indian American Community will host 1st ICAN Awards and Gala on March 18th2017, northwest suburbs of Chicago.  The event will be attended by not for profit organization leaders, Indian American business leaders, State & Local Government officials,...

ECI survey and competition seeks opinion on NRI voting methods

Published on Nov 27 2016 // Expat Ride, Featured, NRI, Special
ECI survey and competition seeks opinion on NRI voting methods
Mohammed Saifuddin, Yahind.com With the recent initiative of the Election Commission of India to seek NRIs opinion on polling methods, the Indian expatriates all over the world are now able to have their opinion heard. An online opinion survey has been launched to reach out overseas Indians to gather...

AMUOBA Riyadh Celebrates Sir Syed Day with traditional zeal

Published on Nov 26 2016 // Featured, NRI, Special
AMUOBA Riyadh Celebrates Sir Syed Day with traditional zeal
By M Zakir Azmi Nadvi – Riyadh Riyadh – Aligarh Muslim University Old Boys Association (AMUOBA) Riyadh observed the Sir Syed Day with traditional zeal and fervour here on Friday night with who’s who of the Indian community in attendance. Sir Syed Ahmad Khan’s legacy remains a rich one...

E-Voting Rights For 25 Mn NRIs: SC Seeks Status From Centre

Published on Nov 21 2016 // NRI
There are 25 Million NRIs across the world Centre had in 2010,granted voting rights to NRIs but the rules required them to be present in their constituency on the day of voting Two activist NRIs Shamsheer V P from Kerala and Nagender Chindam who is the Chairman of the UK-based Pravasi Bharat moved SC...

National Education Day celebrated in Riyadh

Published on Nov 14 2016 // Featured, NRI, Special
National Education Day celebrated in Riyadh
– Mohammed Saifuddin, Yahind.com Highly inspirational, motivational and prolific addresses by learned intellectuals and scholars on one hand and informative speeches by students in elocution competition on the other marked the maiden national education day celebration in Riyadh. On the advice...

Domestic workers and communication barrier

Published on Nov 10 2016 // Featured, NRI
Domestic workers and communication barrier
– Mohammed Saifuddin, Yahind.com My Saudi colleague called me on the weekend and requested me to talk with his maid as he is facing difficulty to communicate with her. He thought it will be helpful if I talk to her. After talking to the maid and her boss, it was revealed to me that the recruiting...

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