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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...


Indian-origin anti-Brexit campaigner tops UK powerlist of African and African Caribbean heritage

Braving death threats and insults during a long-running battle over Brexit, Indian-origin campaigner Gina Miller has been named the UK's...


Modi has taken Pravasi Bharatiya Divas to another level: Dr Kanti Bajpai

In the run-up to the regional ASEAN India Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (PBD), Connected to India asks Dr Kanti Bajpai, Professor at Lee Kuan Yew...

PBD Singapore 2018

Indian-origin teen becomes one of UK’s youngest millionaires

Showing an impressive entrepreneurial spirit, an Indian-origin teenager has become one of Britain's youngest millionaires after his online...


Punjab college holds interactive session with Indo-Canadian MP Jati Sidhu

The GHG Khalsa College, Gurusar Sadhar, hosted an interactive session with Jatinder Mohan Singh Sidhu, Member of Parliament, House of...


Online poll shows Jagmeet Singh faces stiff challenge to win over Canadian voters

After Jagmeet Singh was elevated as the leader of the New Democratic Party (NDP) - the first turbaned Sikh to head any political party in...


Canadian Sikh politician Jagmeet Singh may give PM Trudeau stiff competition in 2019

Canadian politician Jagmeet Singh, who aims to become the first person from an ethnic minority to lead a major political party in Canada,...


Prize-winning author Aravind Adiga, two other NRIs shortlisted for UK prize

In new news from the literary sector in the UK, Booker Prize-winning author Aravind Adiga's latest novel Selection Day has been shortlisted...


Rescued from ISIS, Indian-origin Vatican priest set to visit India

Fr Tom Uzhunnalil Latest News - Rescued from ISIS, Indian-origin Vatican priest Father Tom Uzhunnalil will visit Delhi, Bengaluru and...


Three Indian-origin candidates win parliament seats in new Zealand national election

The Indian diaspora is expanding across the world’s political landscape. Three Indian-origin politicians, including two women, have been...


Does real estate in India continue to attract you as an investment opportunity?

  • Yes - source of highest returns
  • Average - depends on the project
  • No - now I invest in the resident country
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