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Ashwini Devare: Creating history with "Lost at 15, found at 50"

Born in Moscow at the height of the Cold War, Ashwini Devare was the daughter of an Indian Foreign Service officer. Her new book "Lost at...

Singapore

Indian American Rajesh Subramaniam appointed as president and CEO of FedEx Express

Bringing laurels to the NRI community in the US, Indian American Rajesh Subramaniam has been named as the president and chief executive...

USA

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

Indian Americans top best boss list: Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella 1st, Google's Sundar Pichai 3rd

It seems that Indian Americans are the best bosses, according to a corporate employee survey. As the year comes to an end, Microsoft's...

USA NRI Stories

Rijiju exhorts diaspora youth to attend Varanasi PBD, explore India

The Indian Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju has exhorted the diaspora youth to attend the upcoming Pravasi Bhartiya Divas at...

Global

Desi students' experience of sunny Singapore

Connected To India spoke to Indian students to find out their reasons for choosing Singapore and their experience of the Southeast Asian...

Singapore NRI Stories

Indian diaspora applicants to get passport in 48 hours from missions, consulates

Indian Minister of State for External Affairs V K Singh has said Indian missions across world would soon issue a passport in less than 48...

Global

Indian American Sruthi Palaniappan elected president of Harvard student's body

An Indian-American girl, whose parents are originally from Chennai, has been elected as the president of the student's body of the Harvard...

USA NRI Stories

Demand for e-visa surges four-fold as India relaxes restrictions

Popularity of e-visas reached new heights with foreigners and NRIs travelling to India quadrupled to 18.78 lakh this year from 4.47 lakh in...

Global

All in the eyes: Dr Rupesh Agrawal working to make a brighter tomorrow

The Indian-origin doctor was declared the winner in the ‘Individual: Adult’ category of the 2018 President’s Volunteerism &...

Global citizen Spotlight - @work

Changing its stand, Indian govt says NRIs allowed to make RTI queries

Non-Resident Indians (NRIs) can file Right to Information (RTI) applications to seek governance-related information, the government has...

Global

Indian govt thinking of dollar deposit scheme for NRIs to halt Rupee's fall

Trying to arrest the continued slide of the Indian rupee, the nation's government is reportedly considering a dollar deposit scheme for...

Global

Every Trip you make is an opportunity to make money: the Triptunity way

Triptunity has created a community of international travelers, especially Indians living in Singapore, who can make money as and when they...

Singapore

Mind aMaze 2018 the return of the 'quizotic' treat

Sharpen your wits and flex your buzzer-fingers, Singapore quiz fans! It’s time for a new round of trivia, general knowledge and...

Upcoming

Remittance is the business of earning trust: InstaReM’s Prajit Nanu

The clear-headed, straight-talking founder and CEO of InstaReM Prajit Nanu looks like a man in a hurry. Talking about his global expansion...

Global Spotlight - @work

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

SEBI panel suggests relaxing FPI norms against NRIs, overseas Indian-backed funds

In a move that is set to bring major relief to foreign fund owners, a Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) appointed panel has...

Corporate

NRI banker loses his job over controversial ripped flag Facebook post

Even, as the 11th India-Singapore Strategic Dialogue kicked off today in the Lion City, the controversy over an NRI’s Facebook post...

Singapore

Canadian NRI wins USD1.2 million fake news lawsuit

Following a lengthy legal battle, an Indo-Canadian businessman originally from Bhuj, Gujarat, has been awarded USD1.2 million in damages...

Global NRI Stories

Why NRIs should invest in markets besides India: IP Global Richard Lowe

Connected to India speaks to Lowe to find out more about the markets that NRIs could consider investing in, as well as how Singapore's new...

Global Spotlight - @work

NRI marriages need to be registered within 7 days: Women and Child Development Ministry

All NRI marriages solemnised in India would need to be registered within seven days, the Ministry of Women and Child Development said today.

Global

Nirav Modi faces fresh FIR for using multiple Indian passports

Agencies probing the alleged USD 2-billion Punjab National Bank (PNB) fraud have detected that absconding diamond merchant Nirav Modi...

Global

High Court in Indian city allows NRI to depose in court using video chat

The Punjab and Haryana High Court has for the first time allowed a US-based NRI, who is the petitioner in a property dispute, to be deposed...

USA NRI Stories

Passports of seven NRIs accused of abandoning wives suspended

The regional passport office, Chandigarh, has suspended seven passports of Non-resident Indian (NRI) grooms who have been accused of...

Global

Govt to impound passports of NRIs who leave their Indian wives

In an attempt to stop NRI men from deserting their wives, the law ministry has decided to take a slew of measures, which include...

Global