NRI News

Australian visa centre opens in Jalandhar

Saturday, 05/07/2014

Jalandhar : The Australian Government has moved to meet a growing demand in Punjab for visas to Australia by opening a brand new Visa Application Centre (VAC) in Jalandhar, operated by its commercial partner, VFS Global.



CBI to get back NRI groom who hoodwinked SC

Thursday, 03/07/2014

NEW DELHI: A non-resident Indian (NRI) husband hoodwinked the Supreme Court forcing the top court to take the Central Bureau of Investigation’s (CBI) assistance to trace him.



Swraj Paul’s tributes to Jalandhar teachers

Thursday, 03/07/2014

LONDON: Punjab-origin industrialist Swraj Paul paid tributes to his teachers in Jalandhar where he was born and grew up before leaving India’s shores for higher studies and setting up major industries in the West and elsewhere.



Iraq crisis: NRI Sabha seeks assistance from int’l agencies

Wednesday, 02/07/2014

Jalandhar : The NRI Sabha Punjab has sought assistance from international agencies for rescuing Punjabis stuck in the strife torn cities of Iraq for the past some time.



State has highest per capita milk availability: Study - Agrarian state records slowest growth rate of milk production, per capita availability amid top 20 states

Tuesday, 01/07/2014

Chandigarh : Punjab has recorded highest per capita milk availability of 937 grams per day according to the latest available data of 2010-11, though the same has dipped by about two per cent from the level of 957 grams per day as of 2006-07, noted a recent Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India (Assocham) study.



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Punjab Politics News

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Budget gets Modi stamp, but Oppn asks where are achhe din

Wednesday, 09/07/2014

NEW DELHI: When minister DV Sadananda Gowda stood up in the Lok Sabha to present his maiden railway budget, Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s stamp was hard to miss.



US lawmakers ask basketball body to review turban ban

Friday, 25/07/2014

WASHINGTON: Appalled by the reports that Sikh players from India were asked to remove their turbans before an international basketball match, top lawmakers in the US have launched a campaign asking Fiba, the game’s governing body, to review the discriminatory policy.