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My heart belongs everywhere and nowhere: Award-winning author Priyanka Pradhan

Catch up with Dubai-based author Priyanka Pradhan, who wrote the award-winning book 'Tales from the Himalayas', an illustrated collection of...

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Satya Nadella bags Padma Bhushan; eyes India visit

Microsoft head Satya Nadella formally received the Padma Bhushan - the third-highest civilian award in India - from India’s consul general...

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Meet Indian-origin Laxman Narasimhan, next CEO of Starbucks

Global coffee chain Starbucks has named Indian-origin Laxman Narasimhan as their new Chief Executive Officer (CEO).

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Nine-year-old yoga prodigy Indira Sharma following in her family's footsteps

Nine-year-old Indira Sharma is following in the footsteps of her father Dr Nanjundiah Vishwanath and elder brother Ishwar Sharma as a yoga...

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British-Indian army officer Harpreet Chandi first woman of colour to reach South Pole solo

British-born Sikh army officer Captain Harpreet Chandi has made history by becoming the first "woman of colour" to complete a solo...

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Indian-origin Leena Nair is new Chanel Global CEO

Indian-origin Leena Nair, the first female and youngest-ever Chief Human Resources Officer of Anglo-Dutch FMCG major Unilever has stepped...

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'Towards Ikigai' highlights the tales of 25 Indians who found their passion in Singapore

Rahul Singh and Naresh Agarwal highlight the real-life extraordinary journeys of Indians in Singapore in their book, 'Towards Ikigai'.

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Glad to bring Unmasked Live: Sharul Channa

One of Singapore’s most prominent comedians, Sharul Channa has performed to packed houses all over Asia and Australia during her career as...

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GOPIO Singapore president Harikrishnan Muthusamy highlights his life as an entrepreneur and reformer

Harikrishnan Muthusamy is a man used to wearing many hats. In this exclusive interview with Connected to India, he talks about his life,...

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Sirisha Bandla becomes third Indian-origin woman to fly into space

Aeronautical engineer Sirisha Bandla became the third Indian-origin woman to fly into space when she joined British billionaire Richard...

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We want to help create a vibrant media ecosystem spanning MENA and South Asia: Abhayanand Singh

Abhayanand and Vistas Media have served as the bridge between content creators and financiers across India, Singapore and South Asia. The...

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11-year-old Indian-origin Yoga prodigy Ishwar Sharma recipient of UK PM's daily Points of Light award

Indian-origin 11-year-old Ishwar Sharma from Kent has become a recipient of United Kingdom Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s daily Points of...

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Piyush Gupta wins ET Global Indian Award

Singapore-based DBS Group CEO Piyush Gupta won the Global Indian Award of The Economic Times Awards for Corporate Excellence.

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Redefining Matchmaking for Millennials

A conversation with Anuradha Gupta, matchmaker and Founder CEO of the global matchmaking service - Vows for Eternity, discussing the...

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The modern-day matchmaker

What’s love got to do with it? Just about everything, if you ask Anuradha Gupta, the Founder CEO of Vows for Eternity. This New York-based...

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From engineer to film editor: Bengaluru-born Varun Viswanath found his dream job in Hollywood

Varun Viswanath is part of a growing club of Indians abroad working in Hollywood. While the likes of Mindy Kaling, Aziz Ansari and Hasan...

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Indians the largest diaspora group to become Australian citizens in 2019-20

Out of the over 200,000 people who became Australian citizens in this period, 38,209 were Indians, followed by 25,011 Britishers, 14,764...

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10-year-old Ishwar Sharma wins UK video blog yoga contest launched by PM Modi

Ten-year-old Ishwar Sharma was one of the winners in the United Kingdom edition of the 'My life My Yoga' video blog contest promoted by...

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Dr Thomas Abraham: An NRI trailblazer rallying the Indian-American community

Dr Thomas Abraham is one of the trailblazer NRIs who emigrated to the US in the 1970s and built the foundation for today’s flourishing...

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From Jab We Met to Surging Ahead

This Indian-origin entrepreneur couple definitely created magic 'Jab they met' and the Medsurge they started a little more than a decade...

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Vande Bharat Mission: The Road Home

A firsthand account of the journey back to India as part of the Indian government's massive repatriation effort, the Vande Bharat Mission.

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Our extraordinary journey during the COVID-19 outbreak (across 5 countries and 12 cities)

A personal account of one man's travels with his family across Europe and Asia amid the COVID-19 outbreak.

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Ministry of External Affairs invites nominations for India’s highest diaspora award

A maximum of 30 awards will be given out at the Pravasi Bharatiya Sammelan, scheduled to be held in January 2021 in India.

Majority of 13.6 million NRIs live in Middle East: MEA

There are over 13.6 million Indian nationals living abroad, according to data tabled by the Indian Ministry of External Affairs in Lok...

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