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Better career prospects, sense of fulfilment attract expats to India: HSBC Survey
Business

Better career prospects, sense of fulfilment attract expats to India: HSBC Survey

India has emerged as a popular destination for expats as working in the country boosts their careers and provides enhanced salary and sense of fulfilment, says an HSBC survey

Sonia Gandhi to Sooni Tata, Mother Teresa, a new book examines the lives of 11 'Indian videshinis'
Life

Sonia Gandhi to Sooni Tata, Mother Teresa, a new book examines the lives of 11 'Indian videshinis'

'Indian' to other westerners, 'videshinis' (foreigners) to Indians, these women straddled different identities in a time before multiculturalism became a buzzword.

Gulf diplomatic crisis: Qatar approves law to grant permanent residency to expatriats
World

Gulf diplomatic crisis: Qatar approves law to grant permanent residency to expatriats

Qatar, facing a Saudi-led boycott, has approved a draft law to grant residency cards to qualified foreigners who live in the country, a media report said.

Attacks on Nigerian students: It's time the police force demonstrates efficiency and offers protection to Africans
India

Attacks on Nigerian students: It's time the police force demonstrates efficiency and offers protection to Africans

With the rise in the number of racial attacks on Indians abroad, it is imperative that the police in India, demonstrate inefficiency and expediency while handling security issues related to expats back home.

Two foreigners gunned down in Bangladesh, local businesses suffer
World

Two foreigners gunned down in Bangladesh, local businesses suffer

The recent killings of two foreigners in Bangladesh — an Italian and a Japanese — have spooked tourists and expatriates in the moderate, secular South Asian nation.

Kerala expats in Middle-East may soon get free flights back home, says Oommen Chandy
India

Kerala expats in Middle-East may soon get free flights back home, says Oommen Chandy

The Kerala government on Wednesday assured free flights home to expatriates from the state working in the Middle-East who have not been able to visit home for more than five years.

Terrorism on talks agenda during PM Modi visit to UAE
World

Terrorism on talks agenda during PM Modi visit to UAE

Modi will be the first Indian prime minister to visit the UAE after Indira Gandhi, who visited the country in 1981.

'Friendly' India ranks 7 in expat quality of life, Thailand tops list
Business

'Friendly' India ranks 7 in expat quality of life, Thailand tops list

Others in the top 10 include Bahrain (2nd), Cayman Islands (4th), Australia (5th), Spain (9th) and Brazil (10th).<br /><br />

Egyptians in New York celebrate Morsi's overthrow, but remain wary of future
World

Egyptians in New York celebrate Morsi's overthrow, but remain wary of future

Members of New York's Egyptian community descended on the coffee shops, delis and Hookah bars of "Little Egypt" on Wednesday to celebrate the overthrowing of Islamist President Mohamed Mursi after one year in office

Expats, read this for your own good
Economy

Expats, read this for your own good

Indian diplomatic missions in the Gulf countries have pulled up their socks and ironed out the warts in the system despite the fact that the number of expatriates has been consistently going up.

Employers to rethink expatriates' benefits provision
Business

Employers to rethink expatriates' benefits provision

Around 85 percent of multinationals have implemented procedures to monitor success of expatriate benefit policy, while 53 percent of companies have seen international medical plan premium increases of 6 percent or more.

The expat book club: From Henna for the Broken-Hearted to Delirious Delhi
Life

The expat book club: From Henna for the Broken-Hearted to Delirious Delhi

Move over foreign correspondents. Bloggers like the one behind Diary of a White Indian Housewife are now getting their book deals.