NRI Stories

Harmonisers with a bleeding heart

India’s Swamibapa pipe band is not your trendy troupe of long-haired lip-splitters strutting their stuff by belting out ear-splitting...

UK #Global citizen india

550 NRIs to get invites for annual religious event in Punjab

The Punjab state government is inviting some 550 Non-Resident Indians (NRIs) who were Punjabis to attend the 550th Parkash Purb festival

Global #NRI

Three Indian-origin women on Forbes list

Three Indian-origin women have found themselves on Forbes’ annual list of America’s 80 richest self-made women.

USA #Global citizen india

Indian Foreign Ministry scholarship applications open for diaspora students

The Indian Ministry of External Affairs has opened applications for its Scholarship Programme for Diaspora Children (SPDC) for the academic...

Global #India

US visa applicants required to submit social media information

Almost all applicants for the US visa be required to submit social media names, in addition five years' worth of email addresses and phone...

Global #NRI

Six Indian origin teens among eight Scripps Spelling Bee co-champions

Highlighting their dominance over the past few years, six Indian-origin students are among the eight participants who won the prestigious...


What NRIs should watch out for while purchasing a life insurance policy

Indians abroad have a wider range of insurance carriers to choose from, both foreign and domestic


13 Indians rescued from burning cargo ship in UAE

13 Indian crew members were rescued from a burning cargo ship by the quick action of Sharjah Civil Defence firefighters. The ship was...


Indian Women’s Association Bazaar: Entrepreneurship with a heart

Watch our walk through the IWA Summer Bazaar for those who missed it. And for those who were there, take the chance to reminisce about the...

Fashion #NRI

Indian Women’s Association Bazaar: The happiest bazaar in town

The Indian Women’s Association (IWA) Bazaar was held on Tuesday, April 30, at the Suntec Convention Centre, featuring 90 vendors....

Fashion #Singapore

Indian man scripts history, Wins election in Japan

An Indian-origin person nicknamed ‘Yogi’ has scripted history by becoming the first Indian to win an election in Japan. He has been...

Global #Global citizen india

Indian national extradited to US from Singapore in SGD312 million call centre fraud

Singaporean authorities extradited an Indian national to the United States to face charges related to his role as an operator of a call...


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...

Entertainment #NRI

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...

Singapore #NRI

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...

Global #NRI

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...

Global #NRI

'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...

Global #NRI

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.

Global #India

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...

Global #NRI

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...

Singapore #Singapore

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...