Articles tagged under: NRI

PM Narendra Modi on Thailand visit

November 02, 2019

Commerce Minister's Delhi briefing in India on PM's RCEP move PM Modi leaves Bangkok to return to New Delhi MEA briefing on East Asia and RCEP summits: MEA briefing: Today's the third and the last day of Prime Ministers visit. His engagements today included bilateral meetings with the Prime Ministers of Japan, Vietnam and Australia. He also participated in the 14th East Asia Summit as well as the third RCEP Summit and participated at a special lunch hosted by Thailand. At t...Read More

Over 100 British Indian organizations across UK submits written protest to Labour party over Kashmir resolution

October 14, 2019
Over 100 British Indian organizations across UK submits written protest to Labour party over Kashmir resolution

London: In a huge and unprecedented development, over 100 British Indian Organizations representing diverse communities across UK have written in protest to Labour party leader Jeremy Corbyn regarding ‘ill-conceived & partisan’ Kashmir resolution by opposition Labour party. There are over 1.5 million British Indians living in the UK.   On September 25, Labour Party in a conference in Brighton passed a resolution that supported "international interventio...Read More

Rain played spoilsport in this U.S. Navratri event too; however Kheilaiyas continued with Garba

September 29, 2019
Rain played spoilsport in this U.S. Navratri event too; however Kheilaiyas continued with Garba

New York: Rain played spoilsport even in Garba event organized in America, however the spirit of Garba playing Gujaratis won over rain. Pictures here are from New Britain Football Stadium in Connecticut near New York. Vadodara origin organizers Pinal Patel, Ketul Vyas, Luv Patel and Darshan Patel wanted to organize Garba event in America in Vadodara flavor. They had called singer Achal Mehta and orchestra to create Vadodara Navratri experience in the U.S. They had also made arrangements fo...Read More

PM Narendra Modi in Houston, America

September 22, 2019

Kashmiri Pandits hail Modi on abrogation of Art 370, Sikhs call him 'tiger' Houston, US: On the first day of his US visit, Prime Minister Narendra Modi met Indian diaspora on Sunday including two minority groups and one community linked to Jammu and Kashmir - a province that saw actions vis-a-vis bifurcation and abrogation of the special Article 370. "I had a special interaction with Kashmiri Pandits in Houston," Mr Modi tweeted. The Kasmiri Pandit community 'unequivocally supported...Read More

Gujarat origin Priti Patel becomes Britain’s first Indian-origin Home Secretary

July 25, 2019
Gujarat origin Priti Patel becomes Britain’s first Indian-origin Home Secretary

New Delhi: In a speech after being elected as the new prime minister of the United Kingdom (UK), Boris Johnson highlighted the importance of 'Dude' - meaning,"deliver, unite, defeat... energise". In order to fulfil all of those things— and more of what he has promised— newly elected Priti Patel, Britain's first Indian-origin home secretary, will play a key role for Johnson. Patel took charge of her new role on July 24, after Johnson unveiled his new cabinet. Patel's appointment does no...Read More

Indian community in Texas prepares for ‘Howdy Modi!’ event of PM Narendra Modi during his US tour in September

July 18, 2019
Indian community in Texas prepares for ‘Howdy Modi!’ event of PM Narendra Modi during his US tour in September

Houston: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address a community summit ‘Howdy, Modi!’ on September 22 during his visit to the United States. The summit will be hosted by the Texas India Forum in Houston. “Howdy” is shorthand for “How do you do?” and is used informally as a form of greeting in the United States. Advertising “There is unprecedented synergy between our region and the aspirations of a ‘New India’ that Prime Minister Narendra Modi represents. The American dream s...Read More

PM Narendra Modi interacts with the Indian Community in Kobe, Japan

June 27, 2019

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said that the extensive cooperation and stronger ties between India and Japan augurs well for both the countries and the entire world. "Began the series of interactions in Osaka with an excellent meeting with my friend, PM Shinzo Abe. Our talks covered the full range of India-Japan relations. Extensive cooperation between India and Japan augurs well for the citizens of our countries and the entire world," Prime Minister tweeted. On his first day o...Read More

3 Gujaratis among 5 PIOs confirmed dead in New Zealand shootings

March 17, 2019
3 Gujaratis among 5 PIOs confirmed dead in New Zealand shootings

Gandhinagar: The Indian High Commission in New Zealand has confirmed the death of five Persons of India Origin including three Gujaratis in the deadly terror attack on two mosques in Christchurch that in all had left at least 49 dead and more than 40 injured. In a tweet the High Commission said that Mehboob Khokhar (aged around 64 and resident of Juhapura in Ahmedabad city), Asif Vora (58) and his son Ramiz (28) (both residents of Memon Colony in Vadodara) have died. The ot...Read More

3 NRGs among total 7 NRI’s missing after terror attack on New Zealand mosques: NRGF

March 16, 2019
3 NRGs among total 7 NRI’s missing after terror attack on New Zealand mosques: NRGF

Gandhinagar: Non Resident Gujarati Foundation (NRGF) of Gujarat government today said that only 3 NRGs were missing after the terror attack on two mosques in Christchurch city of New Zealand yesterday. Mamlatdar Utsavbhai Bhatt said that as per the official information received from the Indian High Commission in New Zealand, a total of 7 NRI's were in the missing list of which 3 were NRG's. Bhatt said that due to the local police rules and on going investigation procedure ...Read More

Swaminarayan Hindu temple vandalized in Louisville, America

January 31, 2019
Swaminarayan Hindu temple vandalized in Louisville, America

Washington: In a hate crime, a Hindu temple has been vandalised in the US state of Kentucky by miscreants who sprayed black paint on the deity and walls, and left a knife stabbed into a chair in the main hall. The incident happened between Sunday night and Tuesday morning at the Swaminarayan Temple in Louisville.   According to local media report, vandalism resulted in deity image sprayed with black paint, broken windows, walls spray-painted with inappropriate messa...Read More

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