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Community Organisations a force multiplier for Indian missions worldwide: Periasamy Kumaran

High Commissioner of India to Singapore, Periasamy Kumaran’s key learning as the previous head of the Indian mission in Qatar was the realisation that community organisations can be a “force multiplier” to a mission’s work. Watch his Spotlight interview on Connected to India.

Art belongs to both the creator and the audience: NAC Paul Tan @work
Art belongs to both the creator and the audience: NAC Paul Tan

In an @work interview with Connected to India, Tan shares about NAC’s relentless hard work in creating a vibrant arts scene in Singapore, the power of art in creating threads of understanding among individuals, communities, as well as between Singapore and the world.

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Indian-American teenager wins prize for research on finding a cure for COVID-19 Indian-American teenager wins prize for research on finding a cure for COVID-19

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Google Cloud has announced Google Workspace, which brings together messaging, meetings, docs, and tasks in an integrated experience.

Indian-origin brothers acquire majority stake in UK supermarket chain Indian-origin brothers acquire majority stake in UK supermarket chain

Indian-origin billionaire brothers Mohsin and Zuber Issa announced plans to acquire a majority stake in the leading UK supermarket chain Asda from its US owner Walmart.

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Nothing can quite compare to the rocking vibes of a live band.

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The nomination of Indian-American Democratic Senator Kamala Harris as Joe Biden’s running-mate for the upcoming US election has caused a stir that has reached all the way across the globe to India.

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The COVID-19 crisis has hit the world far harder than anyone could have expected. And for this correspondent it has been no different. My family and I were stranded in the United States from March until May because of the international travel bans imposed by various governments.

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What is your reaction to the Netflix reality show Indian Matchmaking?

  • Love it - Can't wait for Season 2
  • Hate it - Can't tolerate even one episode
  • It's like looking in the mirror- warts and all
  • I cringe but just can't stop watching
  • I am neutral, no strong feelings
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