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80% Global Indians Investing In India, Says HSBC Report

Nov 18, 2021 Meghna Maiti

Global Indians investing in the country as as Covid sharpened India connect, HSBC Global Indian pulse report. The pandemic has driven a change in attitudes towards investment in India.

Who Are The Defiant Indian Diasporas?

Apr 17, 2021 Shrikant Borkar

The NRI is not just a status quoist looking for a prosperous life abroad. Witness the Ambedkarite diaspora, a vital source of agency for real social-political change back home.

Indian Workers' Salary In Gulf Exempt From Income Tax: Nirmala Sitharaman

Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman said this in response to a tweet by TMC MP Mahua Moitra that Indian workers in the Gulf were being taxed ‘extra’.

Delhi HC Asks MEA To Coordinate With Saudi Embassy to Repatriate Buried Body Of Hindu Man

Mar 18, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

The court was hearing a case in which the mortal remains of the Hindu man were wrongly buried in Saudi Arabia as per Muslim rites due to incorrect translation of his religion on death certificate.

3 Indian-Origin Brothers Found Guilty Of Murder In UK

Kamal Sohal, Sukhminder Sohal, and Michael Sohal were found guilty of the murder of Osvaldo de Carvalho in Acton area of west London in September 2019.

09 January, 2021

President Kovind Gives Away Pravasi Bharatiya Samman Award At Virtual Event

Outlook Web Bureau

Suriname president, Curacao Prime Minister, New Zealand minister among 30 Pravasi Bharatiya Samman awardees.

02 November, 2020

Priyanca Radhakrishnan Becomes First Indian-Origin Minister In New Zealand Cabinet


Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern inducted five new ministers into her executive today. Priyanca was elected first as a MP to the Labour Party in September 2017

06 July, 2020

8 Lakh Indians May Be Forced To Leave As Kuwait Approves Draft Expat Quota Bill: Report


The current population of Kuwait is 4.3 million, with Kuwaitis making up 1.3 million of the population, and expats accounting for 3 million.

29 April, 2020

Kerala Rolls Out Elaborate Arrangements To Receive NRIs, Seeks Centre's Response

Preetha Nair

So far, 2.75 lakh Non-Resident Keralites have registered in the government website to return to Kerala.

04 March, 2020

Govt Permits NRIs To Own Up To 100% Stake In Air India


Union minister Prakash Javadekar said the Cabinet has approved allowing Non-Residents Indians (NRIs) to hold up to 100 per cent stake in Air India.

29 November, 2019

NRI Man Misbehaves With Woman On Flight, Lands In Jail

Jeevan Prakash Sharma

During an in-flight brawl, an NRI man hurled abuses at a woman. But the misbehaviour landed him in jail.


14 November, 2019

Indian Man Arrested In UAE After Wife Posts Video With Bleeding Eye Asking For Help


Speaking to Gulf News, Sultan said her husband used to assault her regularly and that he had taken away her and children's passports and all her gold jewellery, worth Dirham 60,000.

16 September, 2019

Trump To Attend 'Howdy, Modi' Event In Houston, PM Modi Calls It 'Special Gesture'


The White House said that the event will be providing a great opportunity to emphasize the strong ties between the US and India.

05 July, 2019

Govt Proposes Doing Away With 180-Day Rule For NRIs To Get Aadhaar

Outlook Web Bureau

Under the present rule, NRIs with Indian passport are required to wait for 180 days to get the Aadhaar card.

07 June, 2019

Eight Indians Among 17 Killed In Dubai Bus Accident

Outlook Web Bureau

Nine persons were seriously injured when the driver of the bus, bearing an Omani number plate, wrongly entered a road not designated for buses towards Al Rashidiya metro station in Dubai on Thursday.

05 June, 2019

10% Drop In H1B Visa Approvals In 2018: US Authorities

Outlook Web Bureau

The US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) approved 335,000 H-1B visas, which included both new and renewable, in the fiscal year 2018.

30 May, 2019

US Lawmakers Introduce Legislation To Protect H-4 Visa Workers

Outlook Web Bureau

H-4 visa holders had obtained work permits under a special order issued by the previous Obama administration. Indian-Americans were a major beneficiary of this provision.


28 April, 2019

In 'Year Of Tolerance', Indian Hindu-Muslim Couple's Child Gets Birth Certificate In UAE

Outlook Web Bureau

Sharjah-based expat Kiran Babu and Sanam Saboo Siddique, who got married in Kerala in 2016, faced an unusual situation when their daughter was born in July 2018

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

PTI Photo

Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

PTI Photo

A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

PTI Photo

Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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The Future of Universities: Can India Overcome The Digital Divide?

The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.

Jan 15, 2022 Saikat Majumdar

Super Immunity, Natural Vaccines, Covid Gods: A Desi Guide To Denying The Pandemic

Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.

Jan 08, 2022 Rakhi Bose

What Is The Future Of The Liberal Arts In Asia?

Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.

Jan 01, 2022 Saikat Majumdar

Nagaland To Lakhimpur Kheri: Rights, Regimes And Restitutions in Times Of Turbulence

The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.

Dec 28, 2021 Tanvir Aeijaz