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Dr Singh announces bonanza for Diaspora

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Saturday announced merging of the Overseas Citizen of India (OCI) and the Persons of Indian Origin (PIO) cards into a single facility to simplify visa-free entry......

Dentist learns overseas citizens can't practice

Overseas Citizenship of India status does not quite amount to native Indian citizenship, Dr Rita Sikka, who relocated from Canada to New Delhi, found from experience. In her case, it did not allow......

India@60: 5 NRIs honoured in UK

Five persons of Indian-origin have been honoured by Indian Overseas Congress, UK, for outstanding work in their respective fields, in a ceremony organised to mark 60 years of Indian independence in......

US: 4 Indian Origin persons to be honoured

Four persons of Indian origin will be honoured with the Pravasi Community Awards for their services to the diaspora and Indian causes at a convention in New Delhi next week. The Global Organisation......

Overseas Indians in 71 countries to get benefits

Millions of people of Indian origin in 71 countries will now have the chance to formally be recognised as Overseas Citizens of Indiaentitling them to several benefits including multiple entry and......

NRIs not eligible for grant of OCI

Non-Resident Indians are not eligible for grant of overseas citizens of Indiaregistration as they are Indian Citizens, Minister of State for Home Sriprakash Jaiswal informed the Rajya Sabha on......

Manipal bids for NRI university

The Union Cabinet has approved the policy framework for establishing a Non-resident Indian/Person of Indian Origin (NRI/PIO) university in India.To be located in a Special Economic Zone (SEZ) as a......

Invest in manufacturing sector, NRIs told

Describing non-resident Indians and Persons of Indian Origin as Citizens of India Overseas, Science and Technology Minister Kapil Sibal on Tuesday asked them to invest in the manufacturing sector......

Should PIOs be given special treatment?

Tarun DasDirector General,Confederation of Indian IndustryI am often asked why the 20 million persons of Indian origin -- who, if counted separately, would be the 50th largest country in the world......

More good news for NRIs, PIOs!

I have good news for those non-resident Indians and Persons of Indian Origin who have left Indian shores and have little or no intention of returning to India permanently in the near future. Such......

SC examines if OCs can represent India

The Supreme Court on Thursday decided to examine whether Overseas Citizens of India (OCI) have any right to represent India in international sporting events.A Bench headed by Chief Justice K G......

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Q. What is known as NRE ?what is known as NRI ?
:  A. A non-resident Indian (NRI) is an Indian citizen who has migrated to another country, a person of Indian origin who is born outside India, or a...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-is-known-as-nre-what-is-known-as-nri-//answers/8595897

Dineshkumar
Q. Can a person of foreign citizenship but of indian origin with Overseas Indian Citizenship get a full citizenship of India after staying India for few years?\Thanks.
Dineshkumar :  A. Yes.Dual citizenship is possible.You have to apply and there is a fee that you pay.Ministry of Home Affairs will help.Since you have the Overseas...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/can-a-person-of-foreign-citizenship-but-of-indian-origin-wit/8595841/answers/2415029

Amitabh Akolkar
Q. WHO IS A "NOT ORDINARILY RESIDENT" IN INDIA
Amitabh Akolkar:  A. As per FEMA:An individual, residing outside India who is a citizen of India or is a person of Indian origin. A person is resident outside India if...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/who-is-a-not-ordinarily-resident-in-india/2414976/answers/99547

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Rise and Fall

STARS OF THE FUTURE Ringing out the old and ringing in the new has its pitfalls and promises. As 2014 segues into 2015 in the national capital,... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/magazine/Rise-and-Fall/2014/12/27/article2590106.ece
Industry body ASSOCHAM moots FinMin for amending IT Act for overseas Sr. Indian citizens

The associated chamber of commerce and industry of India (ASSOCHAM) has proposed the government to make announcement before the Pravasi Bhartiya... ...

http://www.merinews.com/article/industry-body-assocham-moots-finmin-for-amending-it-act-for-overseas-sr-indian-citizens/15903077.shtml
Citizen Amendment Bill tabled in Lok Sabha

The government on Tuesday finally introduced in the Lok Sabha the bill to merge the Persons of Indian Origin (PIO) and Overseas Citizen of India... ...

http://www.hindustantimes.com/india-news/citizen-amendment-bill-tabled-in-lok-sabha/article1-1299781.aspx
Bill in LS to merge PIO, OCI schemes

A bill to facilitate merger of the Person of Indian Origin (PIO) and Overseas Citizenship of India (OCI) schemes by amending the Citizenship Act... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/bill-in-ls-to-merge-pio-oci-schemes-114122300674_1.html
Overseas Citizens of India

The Minister of State in the ministries of Overseas Indian Affairs & External Affairs General (Retd.) V. K. Singh said in Lok Sabha today... ...

http://pib.nic.in/newsite/PrintRelease.aspx?relid=113603

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