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  • How two friends made art history buying a $70M digital work Mar 27, 2021 02:36 PM IST

    How two friends made art history buying a $70M digital work

    Vignesh Sundaresan and Anand Venkateswaran said they are still coming to terms with their landmark purchase.

  • Uncertainty grips Indian investors as they await EB-5 regional investor programme to be reauthorised Mar 25, 2021 05:49 PM IST

    Uncertainty grips Indian investors as they await EB-5 regional investor programme to be reauthorised

    A short term technical lapse in authorization of the programme could increase the expected wait time to immigrate to the US by many months. Increasing wait times come with an additional risk – a well-to-do project invested in, might go bust. In the unlikely case of non-renewal, all investments would be reduced to naught

  • Chinese and Indians account for 47% of international student population in US: Report Mar 20, 2021 10:06 AM IST

    Chinese and Indians account for 47% of international student population in US: Report

    The annual report released by Student and Exchange Visitor Programme (SEVP), part of US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) noted that there were 1.25 million active records in SEVIS for F-1 and M-1 students during calendar year 2020, a 17.86 percent decrease from calendar year 2019.

  • United Arab Emirates says it will grant some foreigners citizenship: Report Jan 30, 2021 05:47 PM IST

    United Arab Emirates says it will grant some foreigners citizenship: Report

    While the UAE is home to 9 million, only a tenth of its population are citizens.

  • How much can Indians gain from the recently passed S386 bill? Dec 04, 2020 02:09 PM IST

    How much can Indians gain from the recently passed S386 bill?

    While the passing of the bill in the US Senate that removed the country cap for employment-based green card category is good news for Indians, the recent update has made them to be cautious.

  • Indians figure as the largest community awaiting US green cards, over 8 lakh in queue Nov 23, 2020 02:56 AM IST

    Indians figure as the largest community awaiting US green cards, over 8 lakh in queue

    Indians comprise the biggest demographic at 68 percent of the 1.2 million applicants in queue

  • IIFL Wealth Hurun India Rich List 2020: Mukesh Ambani tops for the ninth consecutive year Sep 29, 2020 01:01 PM IST

    IIFL Wealth Hurun India Rich List 2020: Mukesh Ambani tops for the ninth consecutive year

    Being home to 217 individuals that comprise 26 percent of the list, Mumbai is the residential capital of India’s wealthy, followed by New Delhi and Bengaluru.

  • Vande Bharat Mission: Two airports in Andhra Pradesh receive 459 stranded Indians May 20, 2020 11:40 AM IST

    Vande Bharat Mission: Two airports in Andhra Pradesh receive 459 stranded Indians

    The international airport in Visakhapatnam received two flights, one from Manila (Philippines) and the other from Abu Dhabi with 166 and 148 passengers respectively on Tuesday night, airport authorities said.

  • Is India managing the Coronavirus crisis well? Here's what Indians feel May 20, 2020 08:40 AM IST

    Is India managing the Coronavirus crisis well? Here's what Indians feel

    Find out where India ranks among countries that enjoy their citizens' approval on managing the virus better.

  • USA to deport 161 Indians this week May 18, 2020 09:49 AM IST

    USA to deport 161 Indians this week

    The United States this week will deport 161 Indian nationals, most of whom had entered the country from its southern border with Mexico and have exhausted all legal options.

  • 30,000 Indians will return from 31 countries on 149 flights under phase 2 of Vande Bharat Mission: Hardeep Singh Puri May 13, 2020 01:56 PM IST

    30,000 Indians will return from 31 countries on 149 flights under phase 2 of Vande Bharat Mission: Hardeep Singh Puri

    Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri said on Wednesday that 30,000 Indians will return from 31 countries on 149 flights between May 16 and 22

  • Indians venture into US stocks as markets slump at home Apr 29, 2020 02:45 PM IST

    Indians venture into US stocks as markets slump at home

    More Indian investors are turning to U.S. stocks to escape tumbling markets at home and pick up an exposure to global technology giants that are rising through the coronavirus-led market turmoil.

  • Three Indian-Americans part of advisory board on New York's re-opening strategy Apr 29, 2020 12:24 PM IST

    Three Indian-Americans part of advisory board on New York's re-opening strategy

    The New York Forward Re-Opening Advisory Board will be chaired by the governor's former secretaries Steve Cohen and Bill Mulrow and includes over 100 business, community and civic leaders

  • Coronavirus pandemic | Indians among worst affected ethnic groups in England Apr 23, 2020 11:11 AM IST

    Coronavirus pandemic | Indians among worst affected ethnic groups in England

    People of Indian origin in the UK have emerged as the worst affected ethnic group from the coronavirus pandemic, according to an official data on COVID-19 deaths in hospitals across England.

  • NRI calls for involving diaspora community for speedy financial aid to distressed overseas Indians Dec 21, 2019 11:00 AM IST

    NRI calls for involving diaspora community for speedy financial aid to distressed overseas Indians

    The Indian Community Welfare Fund (ICWF) was set up in 2009 to assist overseas Indian nationals in times of distress and emergency in the 'most deserving cases' on a 'means-tested basis'.

  • 28% UHNWIs optimistic about political and economic environment in 2019: Report Apr 24, 2019 05:55 PM IST

    28% UHNWIs optimistic about political and economic environment in 2019: Report

    Globally, 70 percent of survey respondents said that the political and economic environment within their country of residence made it difficult for them to create and protect their wealth in 2018 compared to 2017

  • Reporter's Take | US firms try to attract rich Indians with EB-5 visas Mar 06, 2019 05:00 PM IST

    Reporter's Take | US firms try to attract rich Indians with EB-5 visas

    In this episode of Reporter's Take, Vaibhavi Khanwalkar is in conversation with Viswanath Pilla to discuss EB-5 immigration programme and how the PE and real estate companies are using it.

  • Los Angeles now 3rd largest international growth market for Indians Jan 17, 2019 06:32 PM IST

    Los Angeles now 3rd largest international growth market for Indians

    India is an important and rapidly growing market for Los Angeles and Indian traveller trends and demands have inspired added efforts to tap the tremendous potential it offers, Los Angeles Tourism and Convention Board said in a release issued here.

  • Indians are starting to ditch gold and property investments for stocks and mutual funds: Survey Mar 22, 2018 04:30 PM IST

    Indians are starting to ditch gold and property investments for stocks and mutual funds: Survey

    The investment bank has released its latest version of a Emerging Consumer Survey that interviewed more than 14,000 respondents across eight emerging economies including India, China and Indonesia. The survey assesses the overall mood of consumers in those markets and looks at their spending patterns, savings behavior and brand preferences among others.

  • Indians applying for Green Card line up in 12-year waiting list: Report Jul 11, 2017 06:35 PM IST

    Indians applying for Green Card line up in 12-year waiting list: Report

    In 2015, about 36,318 Indians adjusted their status to permanent residency while 27,798 Indians are new arrivals who received lawful permanent residency in the form of a Green Card, Pew Research said.

  • Australia announces online visitor visa facility for Indians Jun 19, 2017 11:30 AM IST

    Australia announces online visitor visa facility for Indians

    In the first four months of 2017 alone, the Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP) granted more than 65,000 visitor visas to Indians.

  • 1.5 lakh Indians are in US on employment-based visas: Government Mar 30, 2017 05:56 PM IST

    1.5 lakh Indians are in US on employment-based visas: Government

    There are over 1.5 lakh Indian nationals who have been issued employment-based visas, including nearly 1.26 H1B job permits, by the US in 2016, the Rajya Sabha was informed today.

  • Indians most optimistic about well-being, safety concerns: Mastercard survey Mar 27, 2017 04:02 PM IST

    Indians most optimistic about well-being, safety concerns: Mastercard survey

  • Indians largest group of foreign skilled workers in UK Feb 23, 2017 07:14 PM IST

    Indians largest group of foreign skilled workers in UK

    Indians were the largest group of skilled workers granted visas to live and work in the UK last year at 57 percent, according to official figures released here today.

  • Indian consumers most confident globally in Q4 2016: Nielsen Feb 20, 2017 06:48 PM IST

    Indian consumers most confident globally in Q4 2016: Nielsen

    Indians continue to be most confident globally when it came to job prospects, personal finances and immediate spending intentions in the fourth quarter of 2016, according to Nielsen.

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