NRI Stories

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

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...

Entertainment #NRI

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...

Global #NRI

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...

USA

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...

Global #NRI

Enthusiasm and talent galore in the unique show for Prime Ministers of India and Singapore

On a Vesak day holiday, a group of over 100 dancers and yogis from different races and nationalities are in ‘full-practice’ mode at one...

Singapore #MODISG2018

Dastak alum Tanuj Khosla's plays to feature in Toronto theatre show

Tanuj Khosla, hedge fund manager in Singapore by day; poet, playwright, lyricist, writer by night, is now set to have a dozen of his plays...

Singapore #NRI

Indian-American actress Sheetal Sheth authors children’s book

With the debut of Always Anjali, the veteran actress Sheetal Sheth has now turned her attention to creating something totally different - a...

Entertainment

IndieStrings, DPS deliver a taste of India with Vande II music video

Singapore-based production house IndieStrings have teamed up with DPS International School to produce a music video, titled Vande II.

Singapore #Singapore

California-based NRI adopts village in Telangana

Annapareddy Appi Reddy, California-based NRI, has adopted the remote Dondapadu village in Suryapet district as a part of Digithon Digital...

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...

USA

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...

DUBAI

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