Indian origin people highly skilled in comparison other ethnic groups

Britain’s Indian-origin population tends to be among the most highly skilled in comparison to the country’s other ethnic minority categories, according to a new ‘Race Disparity Audit’ released on Tuesday.

69% Canadians may consider voting for turbaned Sikh, wearing kirpan

After Jagmeet Singh was elevated as the leader of the New Democratic Party (NDP) -the first nonwhite and turbaned Sikh to head any political party in Canada -69% respondents in an online poll said they would consider voting for a national party leader who wears a turban and carries a kirpan.

Ex-RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan among six probables for Nobel Prize for economics: The Wall Street Journal

Former RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan features in the list of probables for this year's Nobel Prize in Economics, The Wall Street Journal has reported.


Past week, Chicago based Tamil community members staged a loud protest outside the Indian Consulate Chicago agitating against India Government’s allegedly hasty imposition of NEET upon the students of Tamil Nadu. 

Wives deserter NRIs to loose passports, Government tightening noose on NRIs

Non-resident Indians (NRIs) who harass their wives or desert them could face impoundment or cancellation of their passport if the Centre accepts the recommendations of a high-level panel.

Sushma for effective steps to tackle issue of NRIs’ deserting wives

External affairs minister Sushma Swaraj on Monday said effective steps will be taken by the government to tackle the issue of NRI men deserting their Indian wives.

UAE has emerged as top destination for Indians migrating to Gulf in search of work

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has emerged as the leading destination for Indians migrating to the Gulf in search of work, as per emigration clearance data for the first six months of 2017. 

Four prominent speakers to be featured at Chicago Veggie Fest

Veggie Fest Chicago is one of the largest vegetarian food and lifestyle festivals in North America. The two-day festival, which drew record-breaking crowds from around the world last year, will be held from 11:00 am to 8:00 pm on August 12 and 13, 2017 at Benedictine University, 5700 College Rd., Lisle, IL 60532, USA.

Sant Rajinder Singh Ji Maharaj to deliver keynotes at Spirituality & Health Symposium during annual veggie fest in Lisle US

Sant Rajinder Singh Ji Maharaj, head of Science of Spirituality, a worldwide spiritual organization dedicated to personal transformation through meditation, will be the keynote speaker of the ‘Spirituality and Health Symposium’ at the 12th Annual Veggie Fest on August 12-13 in Lisle, in USA.

EC proposes e-ballot or proxies option for NRI voters

Election Commission (EC) on Tuesday said it had recommended to the government to let Non-Resident Indians (NRIs) cast votes from abroad, either through proxies or e-ballots.

US Senators partook Langar (Community free meal) on Capital Hill

It was a heart-warming sight on Capitol Hill as manifold US lawmakers, the most powerful in the world, together with over 350 attendees, partook in the centuries-old Sikh tradition of ‘Langar’ (a free vegetarian meal promoting equality) at an event organized by dedicated and down-to-earth college students.

DWC seeks tips from state NRI panels to resolve marriage issues

Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) has sought suggestions from the public on issues concerning dispute in NRI marriages, the panel said in a statement issued on Sunday.

India to amend law to grant voting rights to NRIs

 The government on Friday told the Supreme Court that it has decided to amend the Representation of People’s Act to allow Non Resident Indians (NRIs) to vote in Indian polls from abroad.

Punjab to appoint ombudsman to resolve NRI problems

The Punjab to appoint ombudsman to replace the NRI Commission to revamp the grievance redressal system for NRIs. The ombudsman could be headed by a former bureaucrat in the rank of Principal Secretary or above. 

Decide in one-week giving voting rights to NRIs: SC

The Supreme Court on Friday gave one week to the government to take a decision on giving voting rights to the Non-Resident Indians (NRIs).