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373 Indian scientists have quit foreign jobs to work in India since 2014

This post was originally published on 4 August 2017. Over 350 Indian scientists gave up jobs in reputed foreign institutions between 2014 and 2016 to return to work for domestic establishments, the government today informed the Lok Sabha.Of 373 scientists who have returned to India under different programmes, 125 have been absorbed in different institutions. …

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Union Cabinet clears proposal to extend proxy voting facility to NRIs

This post was originally published on 2 August 2017. India’s Union Cabinet on Wednesday cleared a proposal to extend the facility of voting by electronic means and proxy to Non-resident Indians (NRIs) by amending electoral laws. At present, an overseas Indian could cast his or her vote in the constituency he or she belonged to …

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NRIs don’t have to reveal overseas bank details to India govt: CBDT

This post was originally published on 25 July 2017. It is not mandatory for all Non-resident Indians (NRIs) to disclose their overseas bank accounts in the income tax return form, the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) has said. Putting to rest all confusion on the issue, Sushil Chandra, chairman of the CBDT, on Monday said …

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NRI voting rights: Centre agrees to amend law, Seeks two weeks time

This post was originally published on 22 July 2017. India’s Central government has agreed to amend the law wherein NRIs had to travel to India to vote during elections. Attorney General KK Venugopal told the Supreme Court that the government has accepted in principle that the facility of voting from the foreign land could be …

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India has 2nd highest number of adults planning to migrate

This post was originally published on 14 July 2017. India has the second-highest number of adults planning to migrate to other countries with the US and the UK among the most favoured destinations, according to a report by the UN migration agency. The UN migration agency, the International Organisation for Migration (IOM), in its report …

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Here is why NRIs need not worry about Aadhaar card

This post was originally published on 19 June 2017. Indian expatriates living across the globe need not worry about any possible problems with their financial or income tax transactions in India for not having an Aadhaar card, recent clarifications issued by the Government says. Despite the exemption previously announced by the Indian authorities, many NRIs …

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