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Indian-origin anti-Brexit campaigner tops UK powerlist of African and African Caribbean heritage

Braving death threats and insults during a long-running battle over Brexit, Indian-origin campaigner Gina Miller has been named the UK's...


Modi has taken Pravasi Bharatiya Divas to another level: Dr Kanti Bajpai

In the run-up to the regional ASEAN India Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (PBD), Connected to India asks Dr Kanti Bajpai, Professor at Lee Kuan Yew...


Indian-origin teen becomes one of UK’s youngest millionaires

Showing an impressive entrepreneurial spirit, an Indian-origin teenager has become one of Britain's youngest millionaires after his online...


Punjab college holds interactive session with Indo-Canadian MP Jati Sidhu

The GHG Khalsa College, Gurusar Sadhar, hosted an interactive session with Jatinder Mohan Singh Sidhu, Member of Parliament, House of...


Online poll shows Jagmeet Singh faces stiff challenge to win over Canadian voters

After Jagmeet Singh was elevated as the leader of the New Democratic Party (NDP) - the first turbaned Sikh to head any political party in...


Canadian Sikh politician Jagmeet Singh may give PM Trudeau stiff competition in 2019

Canadian politician Jagmeet Singh, who aims to become the first person from an ethnic minority to lead a major political party in Canada,...


Prize-winning author Aravind Adiga, two other NRIs shortlisted for UK prize

In new news from the literary sector in the UK, Booker Prize-winning author Aravind Adiga's latest novel Selection Day has been shortlisted...


Rescued from ISIS, Indian-origin Vatican priest set to visit India

Fr Tom Uzhunnalil Latest News - Rescued from ISIS, Indian-origin Vatican priest Father Tom Uzhunnalil will visit Delhi, Bengaluru and...


Three Indian-origin candidates win parliament seats in new Zealand national election

The Indian diaspora is expanding across the world’s political landscape. Three Indian-origin politicians, including two women, have been...


UK’s Lord Meghnad Desai explores current political scenarios in new book

Lord Meghnad Desai explores the current geopolitical scenario in his latest book.


Sikh UK MP Tan Dhesi bats for direct flights from Amritsar to London

Once again raising the issue of resumption of direct flights between Amritsar and UK with ministers in the Indian government and Punjab...


Update: Amarinder launches ‘connect with your roots’ initiative in London for Punjabi-origin youth

Punjab chief minister Captain Amarinder Singh announced a new initiative for Punjabi-origin students living abroad to reconnect with their...


Vatican declares Mother Teresa a Patron Saint of Calcutta

The Vatican earlier this week declared Mother Teresa, a patron saint of the Archdiocese of Calcutta, at a Mass in the city where she...


Sikh-Canadian MP denies allegations of sexual harassment against him

As the Canadian polls approach, another Indian-origin political leader is in the news, this time for the wrong reasons.


Dhruv Garg is latest Indian-origin child in UK to max Mensa IQ test

Dhruv Garg, from Wokingham in south east England, has got the highest possible score of 162 on a Mensa IQ test.


Indian wins title of UK’s ‘Child Genius’ in face-off on TV

Rahul Doshi, who became an instant media sensation after his appearance on the kids’ quiz show Child Genius, has won the popular Channel 4...

UK NRI Stories

Microsoft’s Satya Nadella joins chorus of CEOs condemning Charlottsville violence

India-born Microsoft chief executive Satya Nadella has joined the long list of business leaders condemning the violence at the...


Five Indian-origin global citizens in Fortune’s '40 under 40’ list

Five Indian-origin people, including Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar, have entered Fortune’s annual list of 40 young and influential...


We should all work together to bring international cricket to Singapore: High Commissioner of India

The colourful three-day 5th International Singapore Cricket Club (SCC) T20 2017 tournament drew H.E. Mr Jawed Ashraf, High Commissioner of...

SCC Twenty20 2017

Scholarship Programme for Diaspora Children now open for applications

Applications for the Scholarship Programme for Diaspora Children (SPDC) are now open on the SPDC portal. Last Date for submission of the...


Gandhinagar lad Arpan Doshi set to become UK’s youngest doctor next month

Arpan Doshi, an Indian-origin doctor, is set to become the UK's youngest physician to start work at a hospital in north-east England.

UK NRI Stories

NRI philanthropist, ISRO honoured at Times Now 'NRI of the Year’ Awards

NRI businessman and philanthropist Ronald Colaco was awarded the prestigious Times Now Global NRI of the Year Award 2017 in the category of...

Global NRI Stories

The Indians Are Coming: Sub-continental politicos are aiming higher in America

Four Indian Americans will be or, would have closely contested to be, in the US Congress today. Arguments can ensue on whether it was Bhagat...