NRI Stories

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...

USA #NRI

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...

Global

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...

Global #Global citizen india

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...

USA

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...

USA #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