Friday, April 19, 2024

Diaspora

Frequent Questions NRIs mostly have prior to getting life insurance in India

Indians whether living in India or abroad see the need to have the best retirement plan in India to financially secure the future of their parents staying back home. When one is making a retirement portfolio, one cannot possibly overlook the importance of an insurance policy. Some of the insurance plans such as ULIP also work best as the NRI investment plans.

BAPS Hindu temple in Abu Dhabi celebrates its first Maha Shivratri festival

NEW DELHI: The first Hindu temple in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) celebrated its first festival -- Maha Shivratri -- on Friday, almost a month after its inauguration.

India says it reached out to its students in US after recent deaths

NEW DELHI: India said on Friday that its consulates in the US have reached out to its nationals studying there and assured them of all possible cooperation and assistance in case of any trouble following the recent deaths of Indian students in the US.

Famous Sikh scholar, educationist, writer, poet and senior journalist Dr. Harjinder Singh Majhail passed away

CHANDIGARH: With a heavy heart and profound sorrow, we share the incredibly sad news of the passing of Dr. Harjinder Singh Majhail, a renowned Sikh scholar, educationist, writer, poet, and senior journalist, who loved mysticism and wielded his pen on varied themes related to spirituality and the world diaspora. Dr. Majhail passed away peacefully on 26 Feb 2024 in Derby, UK.

Thousands of devotees take part in 'Palkhi Yatra' at BAPS UAE temple

DUBAI: Thousands of devotees took part in a grand procession of the Hindu community members at the newly-inaugurated BAPS Hindu temple in Abu Dhabi which is set to open its doors to the general public from March 1.

Jaishankar's Korea visit: A further step to enhance ties with diaspora

NEW DELHI:Continuing with his endeavours to further cement India's relations with its diaspora, External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar is set to meet the small but significant Indian community in the Republic of Korea as he begins his first visit to Seoul on March 5.

India-born economist Geeta Batra named as first woman Director of World Bank's GEF

MUMBAI: Geeta Batra, an Indian economist, has been named as the new Director at the Independent Evaluation Office of the World Bank's Global Environment Facility (GEF), making her the first-ever woman from a developing country to hold the coveted post.

Indo-Canadian of Punjab origin sentenced to life in prison for stabbing wife to death

TORONTO: A 40-year-old Indian-origin man has been sentenced to life in prison for stabbing his wife to death at their home in Canada's British Columbia province in 2022.

23 lakh Indian diaspora are reinforcing Indo-Canadian relations: Jitendra Singh

NEW DELHI: Twenty-three lakh Indian diaspora are reinforcing New Delhi-Ottawa relations and contributing to the development of both nations, Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Science and Technology Jitendra Singh said as he met a high-level delegation on Wednesday.

NAPA applauds Law Commission recommendations for central legislation to stop fraud NRI marriages

JALANDHAR: North American Punjabi Association (NAPA) applauds the Indian Law Commission which recommended that comprehensive central legislation should be enacted to deal with all facets of such marriages between NRIs and foreign citizens of Indian origin with Indian citizens that rising occurrence of fraudulent marriages involving Non-Resident Indians (NRIs) marrying Indian women and deserting them months later.