NRI Stories

CtoI News Desk February 20th 2018 USA #India

NRI in Rajasthan takes forward Modi’s Swachch Bharat Campaign

Following the motto Mera Shahar Ho Swachch Shahar (Be My City a Clean City), Nawal Kishore Godara and NRI from Congo, with his team, is...

Global #NRI

Indian-American Neeraj Bhatia honoured with Hind Rattan award 2018

A certified public accountant and a leading Indian-American tax consultant, Neeraj Bhatia has been honoured with the prestigious Hind Rattan...

Global #NRI

NRI cleans dead water reservoir, removes 35k tons of garbage

Taking Indian Prime Minister’s Swachch Bharat campaign to a next level, an NRI with local administration of Barmer, which is located in...

Global #India

Agri group Olam’s founder Sunny Verghese appointed WBCSD Chairman

Singapore-based Indian-origin businessman and co-founder and chairman of agri-business group Olam International Limited Sunny Verghese has...

Global #NRI

Young filmmakers aspire to make a big statement at ASEAN India Cinefest

Come January, three young members of the Indian Diaspora will get an opportunity to share the limelight with the likes of film director,...

PBD Singapore 2018 #PBD2018

Telangana NRI killed in San Jose Light Train accident

A Telangana NRI was reported to have been mowed down by a Light Train in San Jose, California, USA last week. Krishna Erravelli (44), was a...


Dial D for Diaspora: ASEAN's Indians set to play big role in country's resurgence and influence

The excitement and buzz around the ASEAN India Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (PBD), to be held in Singapore, is palpable. The event is a showcase...

PBD Singapore 2018 #PBD2018

IIT Alumni Association: PBD 2018 will boost capital and people movement

IIT Alumni Association, Singapore, home to one of the largest overseas IIT alumni communities with over 3,500 IITians and nearly 100...

PBD Singapore 2018 #Global citizen india

Connected to India on-boards TV veteran​ Punam Sharrma as co-founder and head of content

Singapore-headquartered online media company Connected to India has inducted experienced journalist and a 20-year veteran of television...

Corporate #Singapore

Hearing Sushma Swaraj, networking, entrepreneurship, jobs; Indian students' list of things to do at PBD 2018

Students at the Singapore Institute of Management (SIM) are gearing up for the regional ASEAN-India Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (PBD) 2018....

PBD Singapore 2018

Bach to Bollywood: Polish violinist Sylwia Malachowska’s story so far

She likes chai as much as she likes Tchaikovsky. Vivaldi, Mozart and Beethoven too. But to understand how Polish violinist Sylwia...

Global #NRI

Kerala government to launch saving scheme for helping Indian expatriates in their twilight years

To give a helping hand to Indian expatriates in their twilight years, the government of the Indian state of Kerala is launching a savings...


Indian diaspora gives PBD a thumbs up

As the countdown to the ASEAN India Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (PBD) being organised by the Indian High Commission of Singapore begins we spoke...

PBD Singapore 2018 #PBD2017

Indian expats resent transfer of ‘mass diplomat’ from Saudi Arabia

The transfer of an Indian diplomat from Saudi Arabia to New Delhi has evoked strong reactions among the Indian expatriate community as he...


Steel tycoon Lakshmi Mittal donates USD25 million to Harvard University

Steel tycoon Lakshmi Mittal has donated USD25 million to the prestigious Harvard University with an aim to increase engagement with South...


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 #Global citizen india

Indian kid becomes instant sensation after appearance in UK quiz show

A 12-year-old Indian-origin contestant on a British television show has become an instant sensation after he impressed viewers by answering...


India should take advantage of Brexit to become Britain's natural partner: NRI industrialist Lord Swraj Paul

British Indian-origin peer Lord Swraj Paul said the UK's decision to leave the European Union gives an opportunity to Britain and India to...


Indian-American author Amitava Kumar announces India launch of his new novel ‘The Lovers’

Indian-American author Amitava Kumar, who released his novel The Lovers recently, announced that the official India launch of the book will...

Global citizen

After Cannes, NRI’s tale ‘Yeh Hai India’ to be screened at FOG Film Festival

NRI film Yeh Hai India has been generating buzz for the last few months, especially after the launch of its motion poster. The movie has now...

Entertainment #India

Centre mulls caveat to Hague treaty on child abduction to secure rights of NRI women

The Centre is deliberating on proposing a caveat to the Hague convention dealing with international child custody issues to secure 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 #Global citizen india

Sikh UK MP Preet Kaur Gill chosen as member of prominent home affairs committee

Preet Kaur Gill, the first Sikh woman MP in Britain, has been selected as a member of the influential cross-party home affairs parliamentary...


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 #Global citizen india

NRI donates 10 lakh to school in Punjab

Amrik Singh, a US-based NRI, has donated INR10 lakh for the renovation of Government Elementary School in Kalewal, Punjab.