Articles tagged under: NRI

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

UK based Gujaratis collect 5 lakh pound for flood-hit Gujarat; Dolar Popat, Rushibhai Sachde handover cheque to CM

August 22, 2017
UK based Gujaratis collect 5 lakh pound for flood-hit Gujarat; Dolar Popat, Rushibhai Sachde handover cheque to CM

Gandhinagar: London based British Asian Trust today handed over five lakh pound (roughly over Rs 4 crore) cheque to Chief Minister Vijay Rupani in capital Gandhinagar. This fund was collected in Morari Bapu's katha at Wembley in Britain recently for the flood affected people of Banaskantha and Patan districts of North Gujarat. Hotel Crown Plaza fame Lord Dolar Patel and host of Ram Katha Shri Rameshbhai Rushibhai Sachde today presented the cheque of fund to Chief Minister. The Chief Mini...Read More

Gujarat origin boy, who just graduated, is England’s youngest doctor to start work

July 19, 2017
Gujarat origin boy, who just graduated, is England’s youngest doctor to start work

London: A Gujarat-origin doctor Arpan Doshi is set to become Britain's youngest physician to start work at a hospital in northeast England. Arpan graduated with a Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery degree from the University of Sheffield on Monday - aged 21 and 335 days - and is due to start work as a junior doctor in York next month. He will beat the previous record of the youngest doctor to start work in the UK by 17 days. "I didn't realise I was the youngest person to qualif...Read More

Black looters shot at a Gujarati working in Departmental store in US

June 14, 2017

Patan: In yet another attack over people of Gujarati origin in the US for robbery purpose, unidentified two black looters shot at a Gujarati youth working in a Birmingham, Alabama last evening. According to the family members of the youth identified as Sameer Patel, a resident of Sander village in Patan district of North Gujarat, the looters ran away with cash box and some other items after the incident. Critically injured Sameer has been admitted to a local hospital...Read More

Three Patels among four Indians confess role in multi-million dollar call centre scam

June 06, 2017
Three Patels among four Indians confess role in multi-million dollar call centre scam

Washington: Four Indians, three of them Patels from Gujarat and one Pakistani have pleaded guilty to the charges for their role in a multi-million dollar scam in which people in the US were cheated by Ahmedabad-based call centres. According to the US Department of Justice, Indian nationals Rajubhai Patel (32), Viraj Patel (33), Dilip Kumar Ambal Patel (53), and a Pakistani citizen Fahad Ali (25) admitted their role in the massive US call centre scam. The US District Court Judge David Hittner...Read More

Patel detained at Atlanta airport dies in Immigration custody

May 19, 2017
Patel detained at Atlanta airport dies in Immigration custody

New York: A 58-year-old Indian man from Gujarat Atulbhai Patel, who was in the US customs' custody for entering the country illegally, died on Tuesday afternoon after being hospitalised for shortness of breath. Atulbhai, son of Babubhai Patel was taken in custody by US Immigration and Customs Enforcement at the Atlanta City Detention Centre for two days. He died at Atlanta's Grady Memorial Hospital with the officials stating the preliminary cause of his demise as complications from congestive h...Read More

Gujarat origin store owner in America catches robber

March 24, 2017

SEYMOUR (WATE) – A Connecticut man was arrested after an attempted robbery in Seymour Wednesday thanks to prompt action of Gujarati origin store owner Jay Patel who used stick to kick out the rober from his store in order to save his family members. Investigators say Eric Richard Hopkins went into the Speedway Market at 626 Maryville Highway around 8:08 p.m. The suspect grabbed an employee and demanded her to give him money from the cash register. “The guy just started walking around ...Read More

Gujarat-origin businessman Harnish Patel shot dead outside his home In US

March 04, 2017
Gujarat-origin businessman Harnish Patel shot dead outside his home In US

New York: With the nation still in shock from the killing of an Indian engineer in the US last week, another Indian-origin businessman has been shot dead outside his home in South Carolina, media reports said. On Thursday night, Harnish Patel had closed his shop at 11.24 p.m. and barely ten minutes later he was shot dead outside his house in Lancaster, a media report said. Patel's death comes two days after President Donald Trump had condemned as "hate and evil" the killing of Srinivas Ku...Read More

Gujarati NRI teacher in US suspended over video showing water gun ‘assassination’ of Trump

January 30, 2017

Dallas, Texas: A Texas teacher is in hot water after a video taken inside her classroom spread online. In the video, officials say Payal Modi is shown pointing a water gun at an image of President Trump on the whiteboard and yelling “die.” Modi, who is an art teacher at Adamson High School, was placed on administrative leave following the video. “Today, we were made aware of a social media posting being circulated involving a teacher at W.H. Adamson High School,” the Dallas ...Read More

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