Articles tagged under: NRI

PM Narendra Modi addresses Saurashtra Patel Cultural Samaj of USA via video in Gujarati

July 06, 2018
PM Narendra Modi addresses Saurashtra Patel Cultural Samaj of USA via video in Gujarati

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today morning (Indian Standard Time) addressed Saurashtra Patel Cultural Samaj in America via live video for 25 minutes. The Prime Minister urged each NRI member to send at lest five foreign tourists to India. He also asked Motel Patels to showcase India in TV sets of hotel/motel rooms. Among those present in the function in America was BJP MLA from Ahmedabad Vallabhbhai Patel. Following are highlights of PM's Gujarati address: Foreigners who know ...Read More

NRIs, NRGs can apply and make payment for Gujarat Card online: State govt

June 21, 2018
NRIs, NRGs can apply and make payment for Gujarat Card online: State govt

Gandhinagar: Non Resident Gujarati Pratishthan has so far issued 20,975 Gujarat cards, of which 2,033 are NRI Gujarat cards while 18,972 are NRG Gujarat cards. 612 associated organizations offer discount on products/services to Gujarat card holders. These details were shared by the Gujarat government today. Minister Pradipsinh Jadeja claimed, Gujarat card holders are given weightage over others in local government offices. He said the card is available for Rs 225 or 5 USD, the amount wh...Read More

Non Resident Gujarati shot dead in the US

June 10, 2018
Non Resident Gujarati shot dead in the US

Vadodara: A 51 year old Non Resident Gujarati living in Georgia province of the US was shot dead by unknown assailants yesterday. Family members of Harikrishan H Mistry alias Harry, who used to run a departmental store at a gas station near capital city Atlanta were intimated by the US police about the incident late last night. He was shot dead by unknown assailants in a car parking. He used to live in the US with wife and two children for past several y...Read More

Rupani asks NRGs in USA to support ‘Jal Sanchay Abhiyan’ in Gujarat

May 20, 2018
Rupani asks NRGs in USA to support  ‘Jal Sanchay Abhiyan’ in Gujarat

Gandhinagar: Gujarat Chief Minister Mr. Vijay Rupani today reached out to Non-Resident Gujaratis (NRGs) settled in America through videoconferencing with an appeal to financially support Gujarat’s Jan Sanchay Abhiyan to conserve rainwater to last till next monsoon. He was linked to NRGs assembled in the USA to celebrate Gujarat’s Foundation Day. It was early morning here and evening in America. Congratulating all Gujarati families in America to mark Gujarat Gaurav Divas, Mr. Rupani lis...Read More

GPAC marks Gujarat Day at Toronto in Canada; presents Gujarat Gaurav Awards 2018

May 18, 2018
GPAC marks Gujarat Day at Toronto in Canada; presents Gujarat Gaurav Awards 2018

Gandhinagar: When it comes to North American continent, we often hear about various events organized for the Gujarati community in America, but there was an event organized in Canada recently which was quite significant in terms of its scale, matching to NRG events in America. GPAC(Gujarat Public Affairs Council of Canada) recently celebrated the foundation day of Gujarat in the city of Toronto and presented 'Gujarat Gaurav Awards 2018' to Jay Chauhan(philanthropy), Ajay Shah(Business), Devan...Read More

Five of NRG Muslim family charred to death in house fire in South Africa

April 12, 2018
Five of NRG Muslim family charred to death in house fire in South Africa

Bharuch: Five members of a non resident Gujarati family in South Africa including 2 children died in an incident of fire in that ripped through their home in Willowton, Pietermaritzburg in KwaZulu-Natal province in the early hours today. Those dead have been identified as one Abdul Aziz, a native of Diva village in Ankaleshwar taluka of Bharuch district in central Gujarat, who had settled in South Africa with family. He used to work in a CBD store there. He had shifted i...Read More

PM likely to address Kutchi community in Kenya via video conference

March 29, 2018
PM likely to address Kutchi community in Kenya via video conference

Bhuj: Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to address the Gujarati Kutchi Leva Patel community in Kenya via video conference on March 30th on the occasion of 25th anniversary of Nairobi based Shree Cutchi Leva Patel Samaj - Nairobi West.The Prime Minister will address the gathering at 12.30 am IST from his residence in Delhi for which Kutch Lok Sabha MP Vinod Chavda is coordinating. DeshGujarat Read More

Friends of Gujarat plans Gujarati Youth Manch, Brampton Gujarat Bhavan in Canada

March 21, 2018
Friends of Gujarat plans Gujarati Youth Manch, Brampton Gujarat Bhavan in Canada

Brampton (Canada)/ Ahmedabad: 'Friends of Gujarat' (FOG), a not-for-profit organization of Gujaratis in Canada, has announced that it was preparing to hold a Mayors Conference in Canada this year in September. It will also organise first edition of 'Vibrant Ontario Summit" in Ontario next year, on the lines of the Vibrant Gujarat summit. Akhil Shah, President, of Brampton headquartered Friends of Gujarat, Canada, who was in Ahmedabad on a short tour, said, "These initiatives are is part...Read More

Companies from Gujarat to attend business summit at Muscat organized by Gujarati Samaj

January 15, 2018
Companies from Gujarat to attend business summit at Muscat organized by Gujarati Samaj

Bhuj: Around 50 companies from Gujarat and Maharashtra are going to participate in business meet at Muscat in Oman organized by local Gujarati Samaj organization. The programme is scheduled to take place during 16-19 January in Indian Embassy campus in presence of Minister of State Mansukh Mandavia. On January 17, India-Oman business meeting is going to take place in Indian Embassy. Kakshi Khimji, Anilbhai Khimji, Kiranbhai Ashar are among those who are going to be the chief guests of ...Read More

Cabinet has approved proxy voting for NRIs, amendment to be made for same in PRA: Sushma in Gujarat

October 14, 2017

Ahmedabad: Union External Affairs minister Smt Sushma Swaraj while speaking at Mahila townhall of Gujarat BJP here said Non Resident Indians(NRIs) will soon get right to vote in Indian elections. She said union cabinet has already approved proxy voting for NRIs. Amendment in People's Representative Act will be proposed to implement this. Sushma said, NRIs at present need to physically come to India to vote, but in future they will need to just send their authorization letter to their rel...Read More

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