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Cash deposit deadline extended for those outside country
New Delhi, Jan 6 (IANS) All Indian citizens, who were outside India from November 9 to December 30, will be able to exchange or deposit the old currency note of Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 till March this year, an official statement said on Friday.

Friday, January 06, 2017 11:08:03 PM

Karnataka's NRI policy beckons Kannadiga diaspora
Bengaluru, Jan 6 (IANS) Ahead of the Pravasi Bharatiya Divas here, the Karnataka government on Friday announced a separate policy for the diaspora, especially Kannadigas from the state.

Friday, January 06, 2017 10:30:04 PM

IIT Kharagpur alumnus is Technical Oscar winner
Kolkata, Jan 6 (IANS) IIT Kharagpur alumnus Parag Havaldar has won the Technical Oscar for the development of expression-based facial performance-capture technology at Sony Pictures Imageworks, the institute said in a statement on Friday.

Friday, January 06, 2017 9:48:03 PM

NRIs need to declare demonetised notes at airport
Bengaluru, Jan 6 (IANS) NRIs coming for the Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (PBD) here from Saturday and resident Indians returning from abroad need to declare at the airport on arrival the number of demonetised Rs 500 and 1,000 notes they are carrying, said a Customs official on Friday.

Friday, January 06, 2017 9:26:04 PM

Bengaluru decks up to host Indian Diaspora (Curtain raiser)
Bengaluru, Jan 6 (IANS) India's tech hub has been decked up to stage the 14th Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (PBD) from Saturday, and host the Indian Diaspora with the warm hospitality and flavour of Karnataka.

Friday, January 06, 2017 3:56:04 PM

Pichai finally receives IIT Kgp's distinguished alumnus award in person
Kharagpur (West Bengal), Jan 5 (IANS) Google CEO Sundar Pichai, who was conferred with the Distinguished Alumnus Award by IIT Kharagpur in 2015, was finally able to receive the award in person at his alma mater, nearly two years later, on Thursday.

Thursday, January 05, 2017 11:48:04 PM

RBI contradicts its own notification, says bank staff union
Kolkata, Jan 4 (IANS) The Bank Employees Federation of India on Wednesday said the Reserve Bank of India's statement on December 31 contradicted its notification dated November 8.

Wednesday, January 04, 2017 10:58:03 PM

Second edition of 'UP NRI Day' in Lucknow
Lucknow, Jan 3 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav will inaugurate the second 'UP NRI Day' in the state capital on Wednesday, a government spokesman said on Tuesday.

Tuesday, January 03, 2017 10:22:03 PM

Bengaluru to host 'Pravasi Bharatiya Divas' from January 7
New Delhi, Jan 2 (IANS) The Ministry of External Affairs on Monday announced that the annual overseas Indians' gathering -- "Pravasi Bharatiya Divas" -- will be held from January 7-9 in Bengaluru.

Monday, January 02, 2017 9:10:03 PM

Two Indians among 39 killed in Istanbul nightclub attack
New Delhi, Jan 1 (IANS) Two Indians were among the 39 people killed in the terror attack at a nightclub in Istanbul early on Sunday, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said.

Sunday, January 01, 2017 9:56:05 PM

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