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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...


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...


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.


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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Pratibha Patil joins the Council of Women World Leaders

Former President of India Pratibha Patil has been chosen as one of the new members of the Council of Women World Leaders.

PBD 2017: Two KSA Indians to be honoured with Pravasi Excellence award

Two KSA Indians expatriates from Saudi Arabia - Mohammed Abdul Rahman Saleem and Seshu Kumar Pitani, have been selected for the Pravasi...


Sushma Swaraj invites Indian diaspora to Pravasi Bhartiya Divas through a heartfelt video

India’s External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj may still be in the hospital recovering from a recent kidney transplant, but that is not...


Monika Kapil Mohta appointed as Ambassador of India to Latvia

Monika Kapil Mohta has been appointed as the next Ambassador of India to the Republic of Latvia and will take up her assignment shortly.

Pravasi Bharatiya Divas 2017: Portuguese PM Antonio Costa to grace the event

Dr. António Costa, Prime Minister of the Republic of Portugal is all set to grace the upcoming 14th Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (PBD)...


Singaporean with Sikh Roots: The highs and lows of a footloose writer

Born in Singapore and raised in Japan, Russia and the Philippines, she studied creative writing in the United States. Balli Kaur Jaswal’s...

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Meeting PM Narendra Modi as the CEO of INCO is one of the high points of my life: Sriman Narayana

In a tete-a-tete with Deepti Kaul, Sriman talks about his meeting with Indian PM Narendra Modi, cultural exchanges between Indians and...

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