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News and events featuring or of interest to Indians living abroad, whether they are Indian expats or of Indian origin. Connected to India gathers news and reports about Indian Diaspora across the world, especially in Singapore, US, UK and Dubai.

Indian-origin man shot in US

An Indian-born man was gunned down while he was seated in a parked SUV car on the road near his home in New York.

USA

India-born man sent to jail for atrocity against girlfriend

An Indian-origin Malaysian man was sentenced to seven months and three weeks' jail for terrorising his girlfriend by beating her, smashing...

Global

Diaspora brand ambassadors of India's success: PM Modi

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is scheduled to meet over 12 world leaders during his Germany and upcoming UAE visit and will have over...

India

Dr Tausif Malik: Entrepreneur, evangelist and Muslim Spelling Bee founder

The new treasurer for Democrats Abroad India, Dr Tausif Malik is the founder of America’s largest community-based Spelling Bee competition...

USA Spotlight - @work

Meet Indian-American teen Harini Logan, Scripps Bee 2022 champion

Indian-American teen Harini Logan has emerged as the champion of the 2022 Scripps National Spelling Bee and is over the moon.

USA Spotlight - @work

Looking to mentor members’ creative spirit: SGS president Viral Patel

Excerpts of our interview with Viral Patel, the newly elected president of the Singapore Gujarati Society.

Singapore Spotlight - @work

Indian diaspora gave grand welcome to PM Modi in Tokyo, Japan

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who reached Japan's Tokyo today to take part in the Quad 2022 Summit, received a warm welcome from the...

Global

Gujarat-based architect Balkrishna Doshi bags prestigious UK medal

Ahmedabad-based Indian architect Balkrishna Doshi will be honoured with the prestigious UK medal, Royal Gold Medal 2022 by the Royal...

UK

Indian diaspora powerful force of our foreign policy: Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla

Indian Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla was the head of a delegation of MPs on a multi-nation tour of Southeast Asian nations to affirm diplomatic...

Singapore Spotlight - @work

Ukraine-returned Indian students call for admission in local institutions

India News: Indian students, who have returned from Ukraine, and their parents seeking the central government’s help for admission to...

Global

We are where the children need help: Deepak Kapoor of Save the Children’s Global Board

Ex-PwC Chairman Deepak Kapoor has been inducted in Save the Children Global Board. Catch his exclusive interview with Connected to India.

Global Spotlight - @work

Pandemic restrictions led to idea of launching consolidated services provider for NRIs: Anup Bhasin

The COVID-19 pandemic left many NRIs and Indians stranded abroad because of lockdowns and visa issues, separated from their families.

India Spotlight - @work

UK tube station gets Bangla signboard; Mamata calls it ‘cultural win’

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee called it a “victory of culture and heritage” after London’s Whitechapel tube station has...

Global

Shine on with Sheykhar Ravjiani in Creative Mentor's global talent hunt

Creative Mentor and the High Commission of India, Singapore along with Shekhar Ravjiani are launching a global digital talent hunt...

Upcoming

India announces new evacuation plans for citizens in Ukraine

The Indian Embassies in Budapest and Warsaw today said the government is looking for plans to evacuate stranded Indian nationals in Ukraine...

Global

Great to be at forefront of evolving elder care in India: Saumyajit Roy

In an interview with Connected to India, Saumyajit Roy, Co-founder and CEO of EMOHA Eldercare, recalls how his efforts to ensure better...

Health & Fitness Spotlight - @work

Indian High Commission in Canada issues advisory over anti-vaccine mandate protests

As protests against the Canadian government's vaccine mandate continue in the country's capital, Ottawa, the city-based High Commission of...

Global

Closure of three Canadian colleges leaves Indian students in the lurch

Indian students were left in a vulnerable and unsupported position after the sudden closure of three private colleges in Canada’s Montreal...

Global

Grew up exposed to socio-cultural diversity of South Asia, says ISAS director Professor Iqbal Singh Sevea

Singaporean-Indian Professor Iqbal Singh Sevea took charge as the director of the Institute of South Asian Studies (ISAS) at National...

Singapore Spotlight - @work

India makes one-week stay at home must for all international arrivals

India has amended its travel rules for all the international passengers arriving in the country, making seven-day home quarantine mandatory...

Covid-19

India celebrates contribution of overseas citizens to the country

India on Sunday celebrated ‘Pravasi Bharatiya Diwas’ to mark contribution of the Indian community staying abroad to the country’s...

Past Events

UK Sikh MP draws flak for tweet on Punjab’s ‘sacrilege’ incident

The United Kingdom’s first female Sikh MP Preet Kaur Gill has drawn criticism over a tweet that condemned the alleged sacrilege incidents...

UK

Indian-origin Leena Nair is new Chanel Global CEO

Indian-origin Leena Nair, the first female and youngest-ever Chief Human Resources Officer of Anglo-Dutch FMCG major Unilever has stepped...

NRI Stories

Meet Parag Agrawal, Twitter's new CEO who replaced Jack Dorsey

Non-Resident Indian Parag Agrawal, 37, an IIT-Bombay graduate, has replaced Jack Dorsey as the new Twitter chief executive officer, becoming...

Corporate NRI Stories

2/3rd of UAE’s Indian residents plan more investment in next 3 years: Report

At least two third of Indian expats in the UAE mull to boost their investments in the country in the next three years, says HSBC’s new...

UAE