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Modernisation wave in Indian villages getting NRI ‘Swades’ boost

Many Non-Resident Indians’ (NRIs) have been playing an active role in developing villages in India by either adopting a whole village or...

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India Tax: All you need to know as an NRI ahead of August 31 filing deadline

If you have not filed your India tax return for the financial year 2018-19, you still can file it without payment of any penal fees as the...

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Smugglers make hay as Indian govt hikes import duty on gold

With the Indian government jacking up import duty on gold, smuggling of the yellow metal from Persian Gulf countries, Singapore and Malaysia...

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Telangana Rashtra Samithi extends deadline for NRI membership drive

Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) working president KT Rama Rao agreed to extend the membership drive for Non-Resident Indians (NRIs) seeking...

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Need for more reforms to increase India’s engagement with its Diaspora

India's federal and state governments have been endeavouring to strengthen relations with the Indian diaspora numbering about 30 million,...

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“A dream is a wish the heart makes”

‘Umeed: Colors of Hope' is a solo kathak production that depicts the story of a young girl navigating her journey through mental health,...

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Indian NGO to the rescue of animals in Kenya’s wildlife reserves

Poachers and trophy hunters have been calling the shots in the world-renowned wildlife reserves of Kenya despite the government’s marathon...

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NRI women safety cell inaugurated in Hyderabad

An NRI women safety cell was inaugurated by Director General of Police M Mahendar Reddy in Hyderabad on Wednesday to deal with matrimonial...

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The Monk who used his IIT degree for Environmental Transformation

“When you are in the field of spirituality, you think you can advise anyone on any topic. We listened to experts in hydrogeological survey...

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All in the eyes: Dr Rupesh Agrawal working to make a brighter tomorrow

The Indian-origin doctor was declared the winner in the ‘Individual: Adult’ category of the 2018 President’s Volunteerism &...

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Odissi exponent Ratikant Mohapatra talks about his journey as a dancer

Odissi exponent guru Ratikant Mohapatra, who recently performed Anugamanam in Singapore on February 23 and 24 at Victoria Theatre, is a...

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Meet Piyush Gupta, digital banking champion

An astute business leader Piyush Gupta, CEO and Director, DBS Group was one of the first banking sector honchos to usher a forceful,...

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Indian residential property sector on the cusp of a sea-change: Anuj Puri

Anuj Puri, a 27-year veteran of the Indian real estate sector and a globally recognised expert on the property market, highlights the impact...

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Artful, energetic Rasika Shekar to perform in Singapore

Rasika Shekar, 28, who’s been performing Indian classical vocals and on the Indian bamboo flute since the age of 14, is one of the most...

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Academic Prajapati elected as NAPA fellow in US, becomes first Indian to with this honour

Indian academic Prajapati Trivedi has been elected as a fellow of the prestigious National Academy of Public Administration (NAPA) – an...

India needs to address slow legal system: Pavani Reddy – Managing Partner of Zaiwalla & Co

Taking up the law at a time when it was not preferred for women in India, Pavani Reddy went to UK and soon after earning her degree, started...

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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...

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Punjab CM proposes 'Connect with Your Roots' scheme for young NRIs, seeks Centre’s help

Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has sought the Central government of India’s support to launch a 'Connect with Your Roots'...

Celebrating diversity as part of humanity: Tagore's legacy

“The ways in which we relate to diversity by broadening our engagement with difference have planetary significance – and Singapore has...

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Grief over Indian marketer Radhika’s untimely demise

In a bizarre accident on February 11, a 40m-tall tembusu tree uprooted at the Singapore Botanic Gardens and killed a young and dynamic...

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Awardees at PBD 2017: First words after winning

The annual global convention for the Indian diaspora, Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (PBD) 2017 was held in Bengaluru from January 7 to 9 with a...

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PBD 2017: 30 NRIs honoured with Bharatiya Samman Awards

On the third and final day of the 14th edition of Pravasi Bharatiya Divas, the Pravasi Bharatiya Samman Awards (PBSA) are to be conferred.

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Indian-American Artist Sharmi Basu uses music to effect social change

Best known as Beast Nest, Basu is creating her marks from ‘NorCal Noise Fest’ in Sacramento, Calif., to ‘Empowering Women of Color’...

Rendezvous with Sonia Patel - Novelist, psychiatrist, songwriter

Novelist, active-trekker, songwriter, hip-hop artist and a practising psychiatrist Sonia is a resident of Oahu, third largest Hawaiian...

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