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Indian Americans celebrate US Independence Day


July 9th, 2012 - 11:02 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 9 (IANS) Two leading associations of Indian Americans celebrated the American Independence Day and Indian American Heritage by paying tribute to the pioneers and patriots of the two ... Read more...

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NRI body to honour five Indian Americans


April 7th, 2012 - 12:03 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 7 (IANS) Five Indian Americans will be honoured by the Connecticut chapter of the Global Organization of People of Indian Origin (GOPIO) for their achievements and contributions at ... Read more...

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GOPIO plans global Gadar centennial in 2013


March 15th, 2012 - 11:12 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 15 (IANS) The Global Organization of People of Indian Origin (GOPIO) is organizing the Gadar Centennial Commemoration, the 100th anniversary of the Gadar Movement to liberate India from ... Read more...

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Ten years after 9/11, Indian Americans have come a long way


September 10th, 2011 - 11:30 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 10 (IANS) Ten years after terrorists struck US unleashing a backlash against the South Asians given their close resemblance to the hijackers from the Middle East, the community ... Read more...

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US rejects Indian-Americans’ plea on disclosing offshore accounts


August 17th, 2011 - 12:03 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 17 (IANS) The US Treasury Department has turned down the Indian-American community's plea to extend the deadline for disclosing offshore accounts from Aug 31 to Dec 31 ... Read more...

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NRI body wants offshore account disclosure deadline extended


August 12th, 2011 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Aug 12 (IANS) The Global Organisation of People of Indian Origin (GOPIO) has sought extension of the deadline for Indian-Americans to disclose their offshore accounts from Aug 31 to ... Read more...

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NRIs welcome rule relaxation for surrendering passports (NRI Watch)


July 4th, 2011 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Rules regarding surrender of Indian passports upon acquisition of US citizenship, introduced by India's Ministry of External Affairs in May 2010, have been relaxed from June 1, 2011 after ... Read more...

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Indian forum welcomes easing of passport surrender rules


July 2nd, 2011 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 2 (IANS) The Global Organization of People of Indian Origin (GOPIO International) has welcomed a relaxation of rules requiring former Indian citizens to produce a surrender certificate of ... Read more...

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Coming up in Kolkata, memorial for Indian indentured workers


August 6th, 2010 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
By Shubha Singh Kolkata, Aug 6 (IANS) An abandoned dock on the Hooghly river, once known as Demerara dock, is being spruced up to act as a link between the descendants of Indian ... Read more...

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PIOs seek passport surrender rules review


May 24th, 2010 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 24 (IANS) A leading association of People of Indian Origin (PIOs) has launched an online petition to the Indian government to reconsider the retroactive enforcement of the new rules on ... Read more...

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US senator honoured as ‘Friend of India’


May 6th, 2010 - 12:05 pm ICT by IANS
New York, May 6 (IANS) The Connecticut unit of the Global Organization of People of Indian Origin (GOPIO) has honoured a US senator, a corporate CEO and a young paediatric diabetes practitioner ... Read more...

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Bengal may get memorial for indentured Indian workers


May 2nd, 2010 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
By Shubha Singh Kolkata, May 2 (IANS) Bhawanipore Depot in Kolkata was where almost a million intrepid travellers spent the last few days in their homeland. They left India and were taken abroad ... Read more...

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US Senator Dodd to be honoured as ‘Friend Of India’


April 29th, 2010 - 11:05 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 29 (IANS) Influential US senator Christopher Dodd will be presented "Friend of India Award" by the Connecticut unit of Global Organization of People of Indian Origin (GOPIO) at its Annual ... Read more...

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Bonds between diaspora and motherland precious: Manmohan Singh


August 20th, 2009 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has lauded the role of the Global Organisation of People of Indian Origin (GOPIO) for promoting the interests of the overseas Indian ... Read more...

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India to help build diaspora monument in Trinidad and Tobago (Lead)


August 18th, 2009 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
Port-of-Spain, Aug 18 (IANS) The Indian government is willing to help in the installation of a monument at Trinidad and Tobago's Nelson Island where nearly 147,000 Indians arrived between 1845 and 1917 ... Read more...

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India to help build diaspora monument in Trinidad and Tobago


August 18th, 2009 - 12:40 pm ICT by IANS
By Paras Ramoutar Port-of-Spain, Aug 18 (IANS) The Indian government is willing to help in the installation of a monument at Trinidad and Tobago's Nelson Island where nearly 147,000 Indians arrived between 1845 ... Read more...

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Indian diaspora in Belgium hails Patil’s address


June 5th, 2009 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, June 5 (IANS) Welcoming the address of President Pratibha Patil to the Indian parliament, the Global Organisation of People of Indian Origin (GOPIO) in Belgium said the importance of the ... Read more...

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Indian Americans applaud Bush signing n-deal into law


October 9th, 2008 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Oct 9 (IANS) Indian American community leaders and businessmen have applauded President George W. Bush for signing a historic law on the India-US civil nuclear deal Wednesday that will help ... Read more...

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Indian Americans celebrate ‘historic’ India-US treaty


October 2nd, 2008 - 12:17 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Oct 2 (IANS) Indian American organisations and community leaders have called the US Senate's final approval of the India-US civil nuclear agreement a "historic watershed" that will open up vast ... Read more...

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US Congressman honoured as `Friend of India’


April 29th, 2008 - 8:20 pm ICT by admin
New York, April 29 (IANS) The Global Organisation of People of Indian Origin (Gopio) has honoured a US Congressman as 'Friend of India' for his outstanding achievements and services to the Indian ... Read more...

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‘India should assist oppressed Indians the world over’


March 4th, 2008 - 1:39 pm ICT by admin
By Paras Ramoutar Port of Spain, March 4 (IANS) Former Trinidad and Tobago prime minister Basdeo Panday, who is of Indian origin, has urged India to redefine its diaspora "to recognise and assist ... Read more...

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