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Chetan Bhagat: Everyone has a 'Half Girlfriend'

An author, columnist, screenwriter, motivational speaker, television personality, and now a producer, Chetan Bhagat has won the hearts of...


Indian diaspora story is constantly evolving - Parag Khanna

Parag Khanna, a Senior Research Fellow at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at the National University of Singapore (NUS), is well...

Global Spotlight

Virendra Sharma: From a bus conductor to the longest-serving Indian-origin MP in the UK

Virendra Sharma, an Indian-origin British Labour Party politician and the Member of Parliament (MP) for Ealing Southall since 2007, has...

Global Spotlight

@Work in BBC Worldwide’s Singapore office

Myleeta Aga, the newly minted Senior Vice-President and General Manager of BBC Worldwide for South and Southeast Asia, returns to Singapore.

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Celebrating diversity as part of humanity: Tagore's legacy

“The ways in which we relate to diversity by broadening our engagement with difference have planetary significance – and Singapore has...

Global citizen Spotlight

Kovid Gupta: Mad about story telling

Kovid Gupta, 29, Indian-American, author, screenwriter, film-director and one of the listed illuminatis in Forbes 30 under 30 list. Kovid...

Global Spotlight

‘Like Dubai, ITL Group has used imagination to grow’ - Dr Ram Buxani

Dr Ram Buxani, Chairman, ITL Cosmos Group one of the most respected member of the Indian diaspora in Dubai met with Himanshu Verma Founder...

DUBAI Spotlight

Dr Tausif Malik: Entrepreneur, maverick, evangelist and artist

The new treasurer for Democrats Abroad India, Dr Tausif Malik is the founder of America’s largest community-based Spelling Bee competition...

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Picking up speed at the age of 80 – an exclusive with Kesavapany, President of SIA

Turning 80 has certain advantages – it helps you understand life in a lovely way. It also gives you the wisdom in years, to look at things...

Singapore Spotlight

“My trilogy is the world tour of fascism” - Madhav Mathur

Madhav Mathur is a Delhi boy in Singapore. Engineer by education, writer and filmmaker by passion. Rights to his first book, The Diary of an...

Singapore Spotlight

When arts meet science: The building of Da Vinci Group with Amutha Saravanan

In the month of International Women’s day, Connected to India (CtoI) meets another woman entrepreneur who has amalgamated arts and...

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Barack Obama is more likely to greet me back than Hillary Clinton - Prantik Mazumdar

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Natasha Mudhar: Strong campaigner and regular commentator for women empowerment

Connected to India (CtoI) brings an International Women’s day special Spotlight with Natasha Mudhar - a strong campaigner and regular...

UK Spotlight

“DDLJ kick-started young diaspora’s reconnection with India” - Avtar Panesar, Yash Raj Films

Avtar Panesar in conversation with Himanshu Verma founder and ceo of Connected to India talking about the international markets for Hindi...

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Gandhian approach to reach the top in Silicon Valley

Sanjay Poonen COO of VMware talking to Connected to India about his journey as a student to US to becoming a front runner in the tech-world.

Global Spotlight

Zafar Anjum: The man behind the ‘dream-making’ – Filmwallas

Zafar has worked in Australia, Singapore and India with companies like Fairfax Business Media, Executive Networks Media, Encyclopaedia...

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Shah Rukh Khan - “Proud of the diaspora”, “Raees will cut across genres”

Connected to India interviews Shah Rukh Khan for Spotlight

Global Spotlight

Pravasi Bharatiya Samman Award for Singapore Indian Association

Singapore Indian Association was awarded the prestigious Pravasi Bharatiya Samman Award (PBSA) on January 9, at the Pravasi Bharatiya Divas...

Singapore Spotlight

No fool's errand: How one man crafted a desi leap to US Congress

Sanjay Puri Founder and CEO of the US India Political Action Committee (USINPAC) is the father of Indian American political activation. An...

Global Spotlight

Rendezvous with Sonia Patel - Novelist, psychiatrist, songwriter

Novelist, active-trekker, songwriter, hip-hop artist and a practising psychiatrist Sonia is a resident of Oahu, third largest Hawaiian...

Global citizen Spotlight

When people walk out of the cinema after watching my films, they are silent – Anurag Kashyap

Anurag Kashyap was in Singapore to take part in the 27th Singapore International Film Festival. His crime thriller Psycho Raman was screened...

Singapore Spotlight

Esplanade - Theatres puts spotlight on playwright Haresh Sharma

Playwright Haresh Sharma of Indian origin has grabbed the limelight with his works getting showcased in The Studios 2017.

Entertainment Spotlight

From a successful artist to a global businesswoman

Rajul Mehta, artist, successful entrepreneur, founder and ceo of Queenmark once fancied herself to carry the post modernistic form of pop...

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“How can homelessness be allowed in today’s world?” Prasoon Kumar of billionBricks

Singapore based social enterprise start-up billionBricks invents a life saving tent to protect people from facing extreme weather...

Singapore Spotlight

‘You Are Here’, Pooja Nansi’s multi-generational journey to Singapore

'You Are Here' is about navigating and positioning, and as Pooja soon discovers, a map doesn’t provide one with answers; it only suggests...

Global citizen Spotlight

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