NRI Stories

Singapore's Vistas Media Capital expands footprint in MENA region, sets up $150 million investment fund for SPACs

Singapore based media investment holding company Vistas Media Capital (VMC) announced its expansion plans in the Middle East region across...

Corporate

Shalima Motial’s Dream Catchers celebrates its 10th anniversary

NRI Stories: Indian in Singapore, Shalima Motial started the company with the aim to promote local performing artists in Singapore.

Singapore #Singapore

Indian origin filmmaker Zafar Anjum’s Singapore Vignettes scores OTT release

Singapore-based writer and filmmaker Zafar Anjum’s feature-length anthology of three short films, Singapore Vignettes, made in Singapore...

Movies #Singapore

OTT platforms are great opportunities for fresh filmmakers: ZEE5 Global contest winner Shilpa Krishnan

Indian-origin Shilpa Krishnan Shukla, an amateur Singapore-based filmmaker, tries to capture the multiculturalism of both her native and...

Entertainment #ZEE5

Redefining Matchmaking for Millennials

A conversation with Anuradha Gupta, matchmaker and Founder CEO of the global matchmaking service - Vows for Eternity, discussing the...

NRI Stories #Indiansabroad

British-Indian economics researcher joins expert post-Brexit trade panel

A London-based Indian-origin economics professor has been appointed to a new expert panel set up by the UK government to advise on the use...

UK #UKNews

The modern-day matchmaker

What’s love got to do with it? Just about everything, if you ask Anuradha Gupta, the Founder CEO of Vows for Eternity. This New York-based...

NRI Stories #Indiansabroad

Six Indian-American contestants in the 2020 Miss World America pageant

This year’s event will be held in the form of a series of virtual web casts in combination with online submissions due to the coronavirus...

USA

10-year-old Indian-origin girl among semi-finalists of Britain's Got Talent 2020

10-year-old Indian-origin girl Souparnika Nair is one of the contestants who have been selected for the semi-final round of Britain's Got...

Entertainment #UKNews

50 books in 3 months: 8-year-old British-Indian boy Milan Kumar wins accolades for his precocious reading habits

For eight-year-old Indian-origin Milan Kumar in the United Kingdom, the lockdown presented the chance to further enhance his love of books...

UK #UKEducation

Vande Bharat Mission: The Road Home

A firsthand account of the journey back to India as part of the Indian government's massive repatriation effort, the Vande Bharat Mission.

NRI Stories #COVID-19

Our extraordinary journey during the COVID-19 outbreak (across 5 countries and 12 cities)

A personal account of one man's travels with his family across Europe and Asia amid the COVID-19 outbreak.

NRI Stories #COVID-19

Majority of 13.6 million NRIs live in Middle East: MEA

There are over 13.6 million Indian nationals living abroad, according to data tabled by the Indian Ministry of External Affairs in Lok...

NRI Stories #NRI

Madras High Court calls for ban on NRIs buying houses to lower market rates

The Madras High Court in India proposed a ban on Non-resident Indians (NRIs) purchasing houses in India, prohibiting speculative sales and...

NRI Stories #India

First-ever Khalsa University outside India to be set up in USA

The United States will soon be the host nation of the first Khalsa University campus outside India. A group of NRIs have donated nearly 125...

NRI Stories #India

Indian-American entrepreneur to run for California town mayor

A resident of San Ramon for the last 22 years, Madireddi has served in several volunteer positions in the town, which is situated in...

USA #Indiansabroad

Indian diaspora in Singapore, US, UK and 5 other countries interact with Jaishankar on Pravasi Bharatiya Divas

To mark Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (PBD) on Thursday, India’s External Affairs Minister Dr S Jaishankar held an interactive group digital...

NRI Stories #PBD2020

35 NRIs in Queen’s New Year Honours List 2020

Among the recipients are 3 Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE), 6 Order of the British Empire (OBE), 16 Members of the...

UK #Indiansabroad

OCI doctors allowed to lecture in Indian medical colleges: Medical Council of India

Indian Health Ministry has announced plans to engage Indian overseas doctors in teaching positions at government and private medical...

Global #India

NRIs, OCIs pensions to be taxed at source as per DTAA: Indian pension authority

Pension Fund Regulatory Authority of India (PFRDA) has stated that pensions for Non-Resident Indians (NRIs) and Overseas Citizens of India...

NRI Personal Finance #India

Indian-American Indra Nooyi inducted into Smithsonian Portrait Gallery

Former Pepsico CEO Indra Nooyi has been inducted into the prestigious Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery along with Amazon CEO Jeff...

USA #Global citizen india

IB student’s MYP charity project gets NGO status

Eighteen-year-old Saloni More, an International Baccalaureate (IB) alumnus of the KIS International School in Bangkok, has gone the extra...

NRI Stories #Global citizen india

Indian-origin Malaysian cop helps woman deliver baby in taxi

Komathi Narayan, an Indian-origin policewoman in Malaysia, was commended for helping a woman deliver her baby inside a cab in the city of...

NRI Stories #Indiansabroad

PM Modi meets Nobel laureate Abhijit Banerjee, tweets ‘India proud of his accomplishments’

Indian-American Nobel laureate Abhijit Banerjee and his wife Esther Duflo, who jointly won the Nobel Prize for Economics this year, met...

NRI Stories #NRI

Less than 26,000 of 1 lakh NRI voters cast their ballot in 2019 elections: Report

Less than 26,000 of nearly 100,000 overseas Indians who had registered as voters flew down to India to exercise their franchise in the 2019...

NRI Stories #India