NRI NEWS – UKMALAYALEE

Indians lead world in seeking help to reduce drugs intake, says Global Drug Survey

By Jacob Koshy

NEW DELHI May 17: A global survey of recreational drug-use, which for the first time polled respondents from India, has found that Indians — more than from other nationalities — are seeking help to reduce their alcohol intake, The Hindu newspaper reported. Continue reading “Indians lead world in seeking help to reduce drugs intake, says Global Drug Survey”

10,000 Indian Students Will be Going to France This Year: French Envoy

New Delhi May 9: About 10,000 Indian students will be going to France this year for studying, Alexandre Ziegler, Ambassador of France to India, said Wednesday. Ziegler noted that the young generation was one of the main focuses of the bilateral relations between India and France. Continue reading “10,000 Indian Students Will be Going to France This Year: French Envoy”

India government can expel any foreigner without show cause: Home Ministry

NEW DELHI May 8: The central government has “unrestricted right to expel” foreigners, even those who have valid visas, from the country without any show cause notice, the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) told the Delhi High Court said yesterday. Continue reading “India government can expel any foreigner without show cause: Home Ministry”

Be wary of fake job recruiting agents: Indian embassy tells job-seekers

DUBAI April 30: Indians looking for employment in Qatar must be wary of fake job recruiting agents, the Indian embassy in Doha has warned, advising the job-seekers to ask for a copy of the agent’s ID proof to ensure authenticity. Continue reading “Be wary of fake job recruiting agents: Indian embassy tells job-seekers”

‘UK’s new immigration system post-Brexit will benefit Indian students, workers’

NEW DELHI April 27: Indian students and workers, including the low-skilled work force, will benefit from the new immigration system to be implemented by the UK after it exits the European Union, British High Commissioner to India Dominic Asquith has said, according to reports in The Hindu newspaper. Continue reading “‘UK’s new immigration system post-Brexit will benefit Indian students, workers’”

After Terror Attacks, Sri Lanka To Stop Visa-On-Arrival For Citizens Of 39 Countries

COLOMBO April 26: Sri Lanka on Thursday suspended its plans to grant visas on arrival to citizens of 39 countries after the devastating Easter suicide bombings that killed nearly 360 people. Continue reading “After Terror Attacks, Sri Lanka To Stop Visa-On-Arrival For Citizens Of 39 Countries”

Global Association of Indian physicians’ convention to be held on May 4, 5 in Antigua

NEW YORK April 25: The 9th mid-year conference of the Global Association of Physicians of Indian Origin will be held in Antigua May 4 and 5, the organization announced yesterday. Continue reading “Global Association of Indian physicians’ convention to be held on May 4, 5 in Antigua”

Martyn Day MP to wed Malayalee who fell victim to flawed TOEIC tests

LONDON April 24: Nidhin Chand, a Malayalee from Pampakuda, a small town in Ernakulam district in Kerala, arrived in the UK as a student and had to sit the Test of English for International Communication (TOEIC). Continue reading “Martyn Day MP to wed Malayalee who fell victim to flawed TOEIC tests”

Meet Malayalee actress, YouTuber and Businesswoman Lintu Rony from Croydon

By A Staff Reporter

CROYDON April 24: Malayalee households in the UK these days are very much familiar with Malayalam films and TV channel programmes. Therefore Malayalee showbiz stars are too familiar with them. Continue reading “Meet Malayalee actress, YouTuber and Businesswoman Lintu Rony from Croydon”

Proud moment for UK Malayalees: Professor Valsa Koshy Receives an MBE from the Queen

By A Staff Reporter and By Joe Buchanunn Media Relations Brunel University
LONDON April 24: Professor Valsa Koshy, Emerita Professor of Education at Brunel University received her MBE from the Queen, last month, in recognition of her distinguished contribution to education.

Brunel University London’s Professor Valsa Koshy was delighted to receive her MBE from Her Majesty The Queen at a ceremony last Friday at Windsor Castle. Continue reading “Proud moment for UK Malayalees: Professor Valsa Koshy Receives an MBE from the Queen”