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After farmers, now call goes to NRIs: Delhi Chalo

December 26, 2020 1:15 am

The #NRIsChaloDelhi campaign has been launched by Mansa-based Manik Goyal and Batala-based Joban Randhawa with an aim to tap the sizeable Punjabi diaspora, especially those living in Canada and the US.

Middleman charged `3,500 per test from NRIs, promised ‘negative’ report

August 20, 2020 10:30 am

Moga MLA Dr Harjot Kamal had also alleged that NRIs are being ‘cheated’ at Moga Civil Hospital and Rs 3,500 per test are being ‘extorted’ from them.

Negative, positive, negative: Dubai NRI’s 3 reports in 8 days put question mark on testing in Punjab

May 08, 2020 5:07 pm

Sikander, who works as a driver in Dubai and had returned home on March 1 via Amritsar airport, was one of the patients in Moga whose coronavirus testing report was goofed-up by lab at Guru Gobind Singh Medical College and Hospital (GGSMCH), Faridkot.

Explained: What is the role and relevance of NRI Sabha?

February 22, 2020 5:10 pm

There are around 50-55 lakh NRIs settled abroad mainly in USA, UK, Canada, Australia, Europe, and Middle East countries, but only members of the NRI Sabha can vote in the election.

Indian-origin mother jailed for 6 years over murder of her baby in UK

July 20, 2019 7:37 pm

In the early hours of August 15, 2017, the baby was rushed to Whipps Cross Hospital in east London but later died from her injuries.

Punjab and Haryana High Court verdict on NRI quota may benefit GMCH-32

June 28, 2019 11:16 am

On June 21, a division bench of the HC had allowed a candidate, whose paternal aunt is an NRI, to take part in the admission process on a provisional basis at GMCH-32.

Indian-American population grew by 38 per cent between 2010-2017: Report

June 18, 2019 12:05 pm

The increase in illegal Indian-Americans can be attributed to Indian immigrants overstaying visas, it said. Nearly 250,000 Indians overstayed their visa in 2016 therefore becoming undocumented, it said.

NRIs in US support PM Modi's re-election, give thumbs up to MEA's performance, says survey

May 29, 2019 1:46 pm

The NDA government has taken several steps to address the issues of the NRI community including visa and passport issues. The time taken in issuing visas and passports by Indian consulates has come down drastically over the last five years.

How NRIs can buy a life insurance plan in India

April 16, 2019 2:41 pm

Some of the most common documents required for making a claim include a copy of the policy, death certificate of the insured, identity proof of the nominee, etc.

Government clears proxy vote move for NRIs

August 03, 2017 9:22 am

Overseas electors will have to appoint a nominee afresh for each election — one person can act as proxy for only one overseas voter.