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Singapore-based writer Tanuj Khosla’s short films now streaming digitally on major OTT platforms

The Sacrifice was written and made in 2019 in Singapore while Buddy and Slapped were written by Khosla in April 2020 during the lockdown.

Movies

Indian-American lawyer Jenifer Rajkumar becomes first South Asian woman elected to NY State Assembly

Rajkumar is an immigrant rights activist who studied at Stanford.

USA

What it takes for an Indian to fight elections in the US

Preeti Shridhar is a senior public official and community leader in the Seattle area, who ran for office twice in recent years in the US...

USA

Indian-American teenager wins prize for research on finding a cure for COVID-19

Anika Chebrolu has won USD 25,000 for her research to find a treatment for COVID-19.

USA

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...

NRI Stories NRI Stories

Biotech firm based in India, UK wins Roddenberry Prize, named after 'Star Trek' creator

An India and United Kingdom-based genomics biotech company is among four worldwide projects that won the first-ever USD 1-million 2020...

Covid-19

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...

NRI Stories

Boris Johnson honours 73-year-old “Skipping Sikh” for raising money for the NHS

73-year-old Rajinder Singh has been awarded the Points of Light, an honour given to outstanding individual volunteers and people making a...

UK

Indian-origin judicial commissioner Dedar Singh Gill appointed judge of Singapore High Court

Dedar Singh Gill is an Indian-origin judicial commissioner and intellectual property expert in Singapore.

Singapore

More than half a dozen Indian-Americans win Congressional primaries

Winners include Ami Bera and Ro Khanna.

USA

Priyanka Chopra and Game of Thrones actor Richard Madden to star in Amazon’s Citadel

The actress also has a few Netflix projects lined up - The White Tiger, superhero film We Can Be Heroes and a film with actress-comedian...

Entertainment

Indian-American entrepreneur to run for California town mayor

A resident of San Ramon for the last 22 years, Madireddi has served in several volunteer positions in the town, which is situated in...

USA NRI Stories

Padma Lakshmi’s reply to New Yorker post tagging her as Priyanka Chopra goes viral

Indian-origin celebrity host and model Padma Lakshmi called out The New Yorker magazine for tagging a photo of hers as Priyanka Chopra.

Entertainment

35 NRIs in Queen’s New Year Honours List 2020

Among the recipients are 3 Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE), 6 Order of the British Empire (OBE), 16 Members of the...

UK NRI Stories

Dressed in Dhoti-Bandhgala, Abhijit Banerjee receives the Nobel Prize

Indian-American economist Abhijit Banerjee and Esther Duflo received the 2019 Nobel in Economic Sciences along with Michael Kremer at the...

Global

Indian consulates across the world celebrate Constitution Day

Indian consulates around the world celebrated the occasion with several world leaders posting messages of congratulations as well.

Global

Over 200,000 Indian students in US: Report

The number of Indians studying in the US has increased for the sixth consecutive year, reaching 202,014 in 2018.

Global

Over 12,000 Indians have died in foreign countries in last 17 months: RTI report

A Right To Information (RTI) reply given by the Indian Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) revealed that 12,223 Indian nationals have died in...

Global

Kamala Harris wants to lift country cap on employment based Green Cards if elected

According to Harris’s presidential campaign, policies like country caps on green cards penalise immigrants for their country of origin.

USA

Four Indian-Americans win US state and local elections

Ghazala Hashmi, Suhas Subramanyam, Mano Raju and Dimple Ajmera won US state and local elections.

USA

Indian-American doctor given White House honour

Indian-American interventional gastroenterologist, Amit Sachdev is among an exclusive group of 15 people appointed to the prestigious...

NRI Stories

Indian-origin Malaysian cop helps woman deliver baby in taxi

Komathi Narayan, an Indian-origin policewoman in Malaysia, was commended for helping a woman deliver her baby inside a cab in the city of...

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Indian-origin lawyer Rik Mehta to run for US Senate seat in New Jersey

Mehta is a first-time candidate and will be running as a Republican under the campaign slogan "Jersey Proud".

USA

7 Indian-origin entrepreneurs in Forbes’ 400 wealthiest Americans list

Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos kept his spot as the richest in the US for the second year running, followed by Bill Gates.

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What is your reaction to the Netflix reality show Indian Matchmaking?

  • Love it - Can't wait for Season 2
  • Hate it - Can't tolerate even one episode
  • It's like looking in the mirror- warts and all
  • I cringe but just can't stop watching
  • I am neutral, no strong feelings
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