Non-Resident Indians (NRIs) are filled with pride on every Republic Day. The marching bands leading the magnificent contingents of India's defence forces smartly decked out, the cultural tableau presenting its traditions and progress, the folk dancers and the school children all add up to an impressive panorama of India on the move.
Friday, January 26, 2007 3:23:57 PM
It's time to head back home for NRIs who came to India to enjoy the festive season. Now that Pongal, Uttarayan (for Gujaratis), Lohri and Makar Sankranti are all over, NRIs are reconfirming their seats to get back. With Navratri in mid-October, NRIs start planning their India trips for Diwali and the New Year and return at the latest by mid- or end-January.
Tuesday, January 23, 2007 8:46:07 AM
Patna, Jan 19 (IANS) President A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Friday emphatically stated that development of Bihar was linked to that of India and called upon non-resident Indians (NRIs) to come forward in a big way to participate in the state's development.
Friday, January 19, 2007 10:24:32 PM
Patna, Jan 19 (IANS) If there's one person who is not too enthused about the Global Meet for Resurgent Bihar, it is Railway Minister and former chief minister Lalu Prasad.
Friday, January 19, 2007 3:51:30 PM
Patna, Jan 19 (IANS) President A.P.J. Abdul Kalam's visit to Bihar to inaugurate a 'global meet' was planned in the wake of an email invite - a fact that's bagged the unassuming head of state many fans.
Friday, January 19, 2007 2:36:41 PM
Chandigarh, Jan 18 (IANS) As NRIs of Punjabi origin make a beeline for their hometown in the run-up to the Feb 13 assembly polls, their money power and influence on Punjab politics cannot be denied.
Thursday, January 18, 2007 12:42:31 PM
Patna, Jan 18 (IANS) On the eve of a global meet to be inaugurated by President A.P.J Abdul Kalam here Friday, Bihar is optimistic that the state would defy sceptics and soon turn into an investment destination.
Thursday, January 18, 2007 12:09:15 PM
Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (PBD) is the big NRI show. For just $250, the price of a family dinner in the US, NRIs can come real close to the top leaders of India. They can get to know their thoughts on NRIs and enjoy the compliments. They also voice their concerns and extract promises from the government to look into them. They come to say: 'I love my India!' And PBD tells them: 'India cares!'
Wednesday, January 17, 2007 8:50:03 AM
New Delhi, Jan 16 (IANS) Internationally renowned author Salman Rushdie says his personal identity remains wedded to India and he always roots for the Indian team's win in a cricket match.
Tuesday, January 16, 2007 11:28:39 PM
New Delhi, Jan 16 (IANS) India has further liberalised the emigration system by extending the 'emigration check not required' (ECNR) status to 173 countries from the present 53.
Tuesday, January 16, 2007 2:21:33 PM
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