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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...

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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...

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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...

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‘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...

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The dilemmas and rich inner worlds of women; an art exhibition by Rajul Mehta

Rajul Mehta’s art exhibition, titled “Don’t Pressure Me,” offers a splash of colour and insight in to the rich inner worlds of a...


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...

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Horticulture to rehabilitate drug offenders at HEB-Ashram Halfway House

Tucked away amid the lush green landscapes of the Sembawang Road area is the Hindu Endowments Board (HEB) Ashram Halfway House. The...


“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...

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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...

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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.

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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

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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...

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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...

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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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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...

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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.

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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...

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‘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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