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NRIs, PIOs feature in IIT-Delhi’s distinguished alumni awards list

The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Delhi on Wednesday announced the winners of its prestigious Distinguished Alumni Awards and...

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Meet Sparsh Shah, the teen rapper who sang the Indian national anthem at ‘Howdy, Modi’

16-year-old Indian-origin prodigy Sparsh Shah sang the Indian national anthem at the ‘Howdy, Modi’ rally on Sunday.

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Modernisation wave in Indian villages getting NRI ‘Swades’ boost

Many Non-Resident Indians’ (NRIs) have been playing an active role in developing villages in India by either adopting a whole village or...

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Indian-origin UK cop calls for social inclusion to fight extremism

Neil Basu, Scotland Yard's Indian-origin Assistant Commissioner and chief of counter-terror policing, has called for greater social mobility...

UK

Mindy Kaling, Lilly Singh among world’s most ‘badass women’

Indian-origin Hollywood actress and producer Mindy Kaling and Canadian-Indian YouTube star Lilly Singh are featured in a list of the world's...

Entertainment

Indian-origin students excel in UK schools, finds report

A study on education standards conducted by a think tank found that Indian-origin schoolchildren are ahead of their white peers in schools...

UK

Priti Patel appointed UK Home Secretary; 3 Indian-origin ministers in Boris Johnson's Cabinet

Tory Member of Parliament (MP) Priti Patel took charge as Britain's first Indian-origin Home Secretary in the newly-unveiled Boris Johnson...

UK

Indian-origin comic dies during performance

Indian-origin stand-up comedian Manjunath Naidu died on stage while performing his act in front of a packed audience in Dubai. Naidu, 36,...

UAE

British Punjabi organisation founder withdraws from British Indian Awards

Three hundred British Indians have been shortlisted as finalists for the Seventh British Indian Awards 2019, but not all of them are happy...

UK

32 Indian-origin executives on EMpower top 100 Minority Executives List

The 2019 edition of the EMpower and Yahoo Finance top 100 Ethnic Minority Executives List featured 32 people of Indian-origin.

Global

Indian-origin US Senator Kamala Harris racially targeted online

Indian-origin US Senator Kamala Harris, one of the Democrats bidding for the 2020 Presidential run, was targeted online over her racial...

USA

Bayern Munich set to sign Indian-origin Kiwi footballer

New Zealand footballer Sarpreet Singh is on the verge of signing a deal that will make him the first Indian-origin player in the German...

Other Sports

Priyanka Chopra gets Madame Tussauds wax figures in London and Singapore

Globetrotting Bollywood superstar Priyanka Chopra Jonas has joined the elite list of celebrities to be immortalised in wax.

Entertainment

Harmonisers with a bleeding heart

India’s Swamibapa pipe band is not your trendy troupe of long-haired lip-splitters strutting their stuff by belting out ear-splitting...

UK NRI Stories

Leaders should speak less and listen more, says Google’s Pichai

Speak less as possible and listen more was the advice for leaders from Sundar Pichai, Google’s chief executive officer, who was given a...

Global

Three Indian-origin women on Forbes list

Three Indian-origin women have found themselves on Forbes’ annual list of America’s 80 richest self-made women.

USA NRI Stories

US Air Force allows Sikh-American airman to serve with beard and turban

A Sikh-American member of the United States Air Force (USAF) has been allowed to serve with a turban, beard and unshorn hair, making him the...

USA

US-India Business Council to give Sundar Pichai global leadership award

Sundar Pichai, Google's chief executive officer and Adena Friedman, Nasdaq's president and chief executive officer, will be given Global...

Corporate

Anita Bhatia is new UN Assistant Secretary-General

Anita Bhatia was named as Assistant Secretary-General for resource management, sustainability and partnerships and as Deputy Executive...

USA

Indian man scripts history, Wins election in Japan

An Indian-origin person nicknamed ‘Yogi’ has scripted history by becoming the first Indian to win an election in Japan. He has been...

Global NRI Stories

Would resign tomorrow if Scotland Yard still ‘institutionally racist’, says Indian origin cop Neil Basu

Indian origin policeman Neil Basu, head of Scotland Yard’s counter-terror operations, stated that there have been many changes to the UK...

UK

Will the EVMs decide the elections of 2019?

An Indian Cyber expert identified as Syed Suja, recently told a press conference in London addressing via Skype that 2014 General election...

Global Analysis & Commentary

Three Indian-origin youth named in Time's list of 25 most influential teens

Highlighting the achievements of Indian youth across the world, three Indian-origin students have been named among the 25 most influential...

Global NRI Stories

Three in custody for kidnapping Indian origin billionaire in Tanzania

Indian origin Mohammed Dewji, Africa's youngest billionaire, was kidnapped yesterday by gunmen from outside a gymnasium in Dar es Salaam,...

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