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Indian Americans have donated USD1.2 bn to varsities since 2000: Study

According to a study by a nonprofit organisation in the US, Indian Americans donated USD1.2 billion to 37 US universities between 2000 and...


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 NRI Stories

Does living in a busy tourism destination make people happy?

A new global survey aimed at finding out local residents’ happiness in World Heritage sites needs your participation.


Connecting with home: How Indian students in Singapore celebrate Independence Day

They say you can take the boy out of Bombay, but not the Bombay out of the boy – CtoI spoke to some young Indian students studying in...


Master Patan Patola craftsman Kanubhai Salvi to bring traditional art to Singapore’s shores

Patan Patola, the traditional weaving and dyeing art, is heading out onto the global stage. A dyeing workshop showcasing the handicraft will...


Indian-origin Stanford Professor awarded Fields Medal, the ‘Nobel Prize’ for Mathematics

Indian-Australian Mathematics Professor at Stanford Akshay Venkatesh is one of four winners of the prestigious Fields Medal, known as the...


Firefighting from the Top: Former Chairman of SBI Arundhati Bhattacharya

Last week, I had the honour of being invited by the Jadavpur University Alumni Association Singapore to a Fireside Chat in NTU One North...

Singapore Analysis & Commentary

Gear up for InCo Indian Food Festival 2018 in Brussels

The fourth edition of the festival, in collaboration with the Embassy of India in Belgium and the DY Patil International School, Antwerp,...


Power needs to get out of the way of progress, says Shahrukh in Davos

During his one-on-one session, An Insight, An Idea, at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Shahrukh Khan again reiterates that the powerful...


Romancing an illness: New caregiving venture aims to breathe life, hope and courage into cancer patients

Cancer coach, caregiver, professional counsellor, artist and editor; Kimi Shaabi has worn many hats, and she aims to create something...


NRI HR executive chosen as first recipient of China's new 'Certificate for Foreign High-end Talent'

Hyderabad-born NRI Saju George has been identified as the first recipient of China's new 'Certificate for Foreign High-end Talent', which...


Bomb or BOM-DEL? Indian-origin CEO arrested over hoax threat claims he was checking flight status

In another cautionary tale about what can go wrong with travel plans, an Indian-origin CEO of a US-based company was arrested for allegedly...


Uttarakhand educator, Indian-origin man in running for million-dollar Global Teacher Prize

A physically challenged Indian teacher in Uttarakhand and an Indian-American middle school teacher who has set up virtual classrooms using...


Lord Diljit Rana to set up football academy in native village in Punjab

Giving back to his native community, British politician of Indian-origin Lord Diljit Rana hired a UEFA licensed coach named Tommy Taylor to...


Indian-Americans face discrimination in daily lives in US: Survey

Highlighting the issue of racial profiling, Indian-Americans say that they have faced discrimination in many areas in their daily lives in...


IIT Alumni Association: PBD 2018 will boost capital and people movement

IIT Alumni Association, Singapore, home to one of the largest overseas IIT alumni communities with over 3,500 IITians and nearly 100...

PBD Singapore 2018 NRI Stories

Five Indian embassies issue advisory warning against fraud calls targeting NRIs

To deal with a recent spate of impersonators, the Indian embassies in Canada, France, Italy, Spain and Portugal have issued public notices...


Indian-American Senator Kamala Harris tops leading global thinkers’ list

Indian-American California senator Kamala Harris has topped the prestigious Foreign Policy magazine's 2017 list of '50 Leading Global...


Indian-American journalist throws her hat in Chicago’s Congressional poll ring

In the run-up to Congressional polls in the US next year, an Indian-American woman has announced that she will run for the next year’s...


Indian-American Raj Shah holds press gaggle on board Air Force One

The White House press office took a positive step in its media interactions. Raj Shah, who holds a key position in the White House, gaggled...


Kennedy Center gets grant to showcase Indian cultural performances

To promote Indian arts abroad, the prestigious John F Kennedy Memorial Center for the Performing Arts has received USD1 million seed money...


Indian-origin Ireland PM Leo Varadkar facing parliamentary crisis over demands for DyPM to resign

The Republic of Ireland's minority government appeared set to collapse last week after the party propping it up submitted a motion of no...


Indian-origin Deepak Anand chosen as Ontario PC candidate for Mississauga for 2018 provincial election

Indian-origin Deepak Anand, who is living in Mississauga for over 16 years, will fight for the Ontario PC nomination.


Indian-origin UK Minister resigns over secret Israel meetings

Britain’s senior-most Indian-origin minister Priti Patel has resigned from her Cabinet post over her unauthorised secret meetings with...


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