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Awardees at PBD 2017: First words after winning

The annual global convention for the Indian diaspora, Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (PBD) 2017 was held in Bengaluru from January 7 to 9 with a...


PBD 2017: 30 NRIs honoured with Bharatiya Samman Awards

On the third and final day of the 14th edition of Pravasi Bharatiya Divas, the Pravasi Bharatiya Samman Awards (PBSA) are to be conferred.


Indian-American Artist Sharmi Basu uses music to effect social change

Best known as Beast Nest, Basu is creating her marks from ‘NorCal Noise Fest’ in Sacramento, Calif., to ‘Empowering Women of Color’...

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...

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Pratibha Patil joins the Council of Women World Leaders

Former President of India Pratibha Patil has been chosen as one of the new members of the Council of Women World Leaders.

PBD 2017: Two KSA Indians to be honoured with Pravasi Excellence award

Two KSA Indians expatriates from Saudi Arabia - Mohammed Abdul Rahman Saleem and Seshu Kumar Pitani, have been selected for the Pravasi...


Sushma Swaraj invites Indian diaspora to Pravasi Bhartiya Divas through a heartfelt video

India’s External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj may still be in the hospital recovering from a recent kidney transplant, but that is not...


Monika Kapil Mohta appointed as Ambassador of India to Latvia

Monika Kapil Mohta has been appointed as the next Ambassador of India to the Republic of Latvia and will take up her assignment shortly.

Pravasi Bharatiya Divas 2017: Portuguese PM Antonio Costa to grace the event

Dr. António Costa, Prime Minister of the Republic of Portugal is all set to grace the upcoming 14th Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (PBD)...


‘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...

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Singaporean with Sikh Roots: The highs and lows of a footloose writer

Born in Singapore and raised in Japan, Russia and the Philippines, she studied creative writing in the United States. Balli Kaur Jaswal’s...

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Meeting PM Narendra Modi as the CEO of INCO is one of the high points of my life: Sriman Narayana

In a tete-a-tete with Deepti Kaul, Sriman talks about his meeting with Indian PM Narendra Modi, cultural exchanges between Indians and...

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