NRI Stories

Indian origin actors making waves in international showbiz

Imagine you’re watching your favourite American television show and a desi Indian origin actor shows up on your screen! Well, we can...

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Ruby Shekhar, trailblazer of Singapore sari saga

Sari is the most admired traditional Indian attire around the world. Highlighting the popularity of the iconic Indian wraparound in...

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NRI dentist from Hyderabad killed in US accident

In an unfortunate incident, a 32-year-old Indian dentist pursuing an advanced medical course at the University of Illinois, US was killed in...

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One can do anything if he or she has the right attitude and mindset: Viveik Patel

After his true act of patriotism, NRI Viveik Patel doesn’t need much introduction. This million-dollar man raised over USD1 million for...


NRI loses ancestral jewellery as bank locker ransacked

If you think that bank lockers are the safest place for your valuables, then think again! An NRI from Singapore has alleged that his gold...

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'Meri Awaaz Suno' - NRIs no longer silent spectators in India's General Elections

India is a rambunctious democracy. Indians across the world are no less. With under a month to go for the biggest election in the world...

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Singapore playwright Tanuj Khosla's school admissions satire to be staged in New Delhi

Poet, playwright, lyricist and, incidentally, investment professional, Tanuj Khosla is set to make his stage debut in India’s capital.

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Tanuj Khosla’s plays take the stage in Toronto again for Hindi Shorts 2019

Singapore-based banker-playwright Tanuj Khosla has taken up his pen once again for the second year running of a showcase in Toronto.


Indian origin teen organises Singapore's first all-female hackathon

"The response has been overwhelming so far, with over 140 sign-ups," said, Gaurika Sawhney the founder of Girls in Tech who is a Grade 11...

Upcoming #Singapore

USD 876K and counting, Funds raised for families of Pulwama attack victims by NRI Patriot Viveik Patel

Viveik Patel, an NRI living in Virginia US, took matters in his own hands when he found out that NRIs are unable to contribute to the...

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Tarang – The festival of fun! Watch the Tarang 2019 highlights

Tarang 2019 brought together Indian student communities across six top universities in Singapore. Ketki Acharya from Connected to India...

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Anuraag Saxena, India Pride Project in the limelight in ‘Blood Buddhas’ documentary

Highlighting the sterling efforts of the volunteers and members of the India Pride Project, an initiative founded by Singaporean NRI Anuraag...

Global #NRI

Indian-origin Demurrage Analyst creates app set to save millions for oil tanker industry

An Indian-origin analyst has come up with an innovative solution that is potentially set to save millions of dollars for the oil and gas...


Breaking News: Manu Sawhney appointed Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of International Cricket Council (ICC)

The International Cricket Council today announced Manu Sawhney has been appointed as its new Chief Executive Officer. Sawhney, the former...


Indian siblings win gold and silver medals in Singapore Chess Championship

Two Indian kids shone brilliantly at the 35th Singapore National Open Age Group Chess Championship bringing gold and silver for the country.

Singapore #NRI

Three Indian-origin youth named in Time's list of 25 most influential teens

Highlighting the achievements of Indian youth across the world, three Indian-origin students have been named among the 25 most influential...

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Indian Americans top best boss list: Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella 1st, Google's Sundar Pichai 3rd

It seems that Indian Americans are the best bosses, according to a corporate employee survey. As the year comes to an end, Microsoft's...


Desi students' experience of sunny Singapore

Connected To India spoke to Indian students to find out their reasons for choosing Singapore and their experience of the Southeast Asian...

Singapore #NRI

Indian American Sruthi Palaniappan elected president of Harvard student's body

An Indian-American girl, whose parents are originally from Chennai, has been elected as the president of the student's body of the Harvard...


Playwright Tanuj Khosla's first English script on Sydney Short+Sweet festival shortlist

Tanuj Khosla, an accomplished poet, playwright, lyricist and writer, has racked up yet another impressive achievement after the English...

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NRI Nobel Prize winning scientist in UK calls for 'sensible' post-Brexit immigration system

Weighing in on the recent immigration controversy, UK-based Nobel Prize winning biologist Sir Venkatraman (Venki) Ramakrishnan called for a...

UK #Global citizen india

Canadian NRI wins USD1.2 million fake news lawsuit

Following a lengthy legal battle, an Indo-Canadian businessman originally from Bhuj, Gujarat, has been awarded USD1.2 million in damages...

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25 years of SIA-NOL scholarship: Economic and Social Contribution to Singapore, India and beyond

What do Monk Sri Nithya Turiyananda Swami, Professor Naresh Agarwal, Strategist Nitin Pai, Mountaineer John Gomes and CEO of Hotstar Ajit...

Education #Singapore

High Court in Indian city allows NRI to depose in court using video chat

The Punjab and Haryana High Court has for the first time allowed a US-based NRI, who is the petitioner in a property dispute, to be deposed...


Nirav Modi flees to Brussels, believed to be travelling on Singapore passport

The diamond merchant, wanted in India's biggest-ever banking scam, is said to be travelling in and out of the UK freely, possibly on a...

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