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Helping hands in foreign lands: Diaspora organisations helping thousands of stranded Indians

Among Indians stranded overseas are techies, tourists and visitors, apart from the labourers in Gulf.

2,288 Indians repatriated from UK, OCI students urge help

Since the first special Air India flight took off from London's Heathrow Airport for Mumbai on May 8, there have been eight routes to different Indian cities from the UK for Indian students and tourists.

Vande Bharat Mission: Nearly 2 lakh register, buy tickets to return home

MEA spokesperson Anurag Srivastava on Thursday described the mission as the largest and most complex exercise ever undertaken by the government for the repatriation of Indian nationals stranded overseas.

Why children of H-1B workers may now have to leave America

The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services receives about 1,00,000 green card applications from high-skilled applicants of Indian origin every year.

20,000 Indians to return from Saudi Arabia via amnesty scheme

Around 1,500 blue collar workers from Tamil Nadu are among those who are using the amnesty to come back to the country.

4870 Indians return from Saudi after job-related issues: Government

V K Singh said presently, a section of Indian workers facing difficulties in two major Saudi companies -- Saudi Oger and the Saad Group -- are being brought back to India.

NRI body seeks rehabilitation package for returnees

The meeting also decided to explore possibilities of setting up an industrial complex in Maharashtra to rehabilitate returnees, Pallykandi said.

India to evacuate nationals from South Sudan

South Sudan's capital is witnessing heavy fighting due to clashes between former rebels and government soldiers in several parts of the city.

1700 Indian workers arrested or deported from Kuwait: Government

The minister said the government has already set up an Indian Workers Resource Centre in Dubai and will set up two more in Saudi Arabia and Malaysia.

Growing trend: NRIs return home to work as economy surges

The trend of Indians returning from abroad to work here has picked up pace with the recovery in the country's economy.

Over 3,500 Indians back from Iraq in last 30 days

Over 3,500 Indians back from Iraq in last 30 days

There were about 10,000 Indians before the start of the serious strife between government troops and Sunni militants backed by al Qaeda in Iraq.

Indian students with foreign degrees returning home: Lessons India can learn from China

Indian students with foreign degrees returning home: Lessons India can learn from China

High costs, poor job prospects and wrangles over work permits are persuading a host of Indian students with foreign degrees to return home.

New customs form for passengers coming to India from tomorrow

New customs form for passengers coming to India from tomorrow

All passengers coming to India will have to fill in a new detailed customs form on their arrival from tomorrow.

Fresh drive to help illegal Indian workers in Saudi Arabia

Fresh drive to help illegal Indian workers in Saudi Arabia

The number of Indians who left during the grace period till October-end is 1,34,281, the Indian Embassy here said in a statement.

1.34 lakh Indians return, government watching situation in Saudi Arabia

1.34 lakh Indians return, government watching situation in Saudi Arabia

Asked whether Indians are being targeted abroad, Overseas Indian Affairs Minister Vayalar Ravi said, "One cannot make such a general statement."

Weak currency makes Asia-Pacific cities cheaper for expats: Survey

Weak currency makes Asia-Pacific cities cheaper for expats: Survey

In India, Mumbai has emerged as the most expensive city for expatriates and was ranked 118 in the Index. Last year Mumbai was ranked 114th on the list.

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