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Gulf NRIs seek differential tax treatment
New Delhi, Jan 11 (IANS) The proposed changes in the new direct tax code, which makes NRIs liable to pay tax if they stay in India for over 60 days a year, has led to some distress among the Indian diaspora in the Gulf region as they tend to spend a longer time in India due to their different socio-economic background, prominent NRIs from that region say.

Tuesday, January 11, 2011 5:23:46 PM

Gulf NRIs seek exemption under new direct tax rules
New Delhi, Jan 11 (IANS) The proposed changes in the new direct tax code, which makes NRIs liable to pay tax if they stay in India for over 60 days a year, has led to some distress among the Indian diaspora in the Gulf region as they tend to spend a longer time in India due to their different socio-economic background, prominent NRIs say.

Tuesday, January 11, 2011 4:33:29 PM

Mahatma always had time as a grandfather: Ela Gandhi (Interview)
New Delhi, Jan 11 (IANS) Just like Mahatma Gandhi always shared stories with her, grownups must take time out to listen to their children seriously, says the iconic leader's granddaughter Ela Gandhi who lives in South Africa and wants to revive the community settlement, Tolstoy Farm, as a Gandhian retreat.

Tuesday, January 11, 2011 1:49:46 PM

Noted writer explores lives of Indians in South Africa
New Delhi, Jan 10 (IANS) South Africa is a rainbow nation with complexities of colours and strands of life, says noted vernacular writer Kusum Ansal, who has come out with her new book 'Beyond Silence'.

Monday, January 10, 2011 1:49:12 PM

Haryana to reserve 10 percent industrial plots for NRIs
Chandigarh, Jan 10 (IANS) There's good news for NRIs wanting to invest in Haryana. The state has decided to reserve up to 10 percent of industrial plots or sheds for NRIs and persons of Indian origin (PIO).

Monday, January 10, 2011 11:04:32 AM

Act strictly in exploitation of girls by NRIs: Sukhbir
New Delhi, Jan 9 (IANS)) Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukbhir Singh Badal said Sunday that there were thousands of cases of girls from Punjab being exploited for marriage by people of Indian origin staying in Canada and strict action should be taken in all such complaints.

Sunday, January 09, 2011 10:57:55 PM

Not reaching out to NRIs for money: Ahluwalia
New Delhi, Jan 9 (IANS) The Indian government is not reaching out to NRIs for their money but wants them to take more interest in this country, Planning Commission Deputy Chairman Montek Singh Ahluwalia said here Sunday.

Sunday, January 09, 2011 9:29:36 PM

Electricity for everyone in Bihar in 5 years: Sushil Modi
New Delhi, Jan 9 (IANS) Every individual in Bihar will have access to electricity in five years as the state government has undertaken several projects to boost generation capacity to 20,000 MW, Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi said Sunday.

Sunday, January 09, 2011 9:01:51 PM

IIT conclave as part of Vibrant Gujarat summit
Ahmedabad, Jan 9 (IANS) To give a thrust to the technological development of Gujarat, the state government, along with the 500-strong Pan-IIT Gujarat Alumni Association will be organising a conclave on technology and development here Monday.

Sunday, January 09, 2011 8:37:32 PM

India's diaspora conclave concludes with honours, outreach
New Delhi, Jan 9 (IANS) India's annual convention to connect with its 27-million strong diaspora in over 150 countries concluded Sunday with President Pratibha Patil honouring 14 individuals for their achievements and enhancing India's image globally.

Sunday, January 09, 2011 6:44:52 PM

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