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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 cardiac surgeon dies due to COVID-19 in the UK

An associate specialist in cardio-thoracic surgery at the University Hospital of Wales (UHW), Rathod was an "incredibly dedicated surgeon",...

Covid-19

Indian-American running for Congressional seat tested positive for COVID-19

Patel said that about 10 days ago, he began experiencing a tightness in his chest and difficulty breathing followed by a regular fever of...

Covid-19

PM Modi convenes first ever video conference with Indian Missions worldwide on COVID-19

Prime Minister Narendra Modi interacted with the heads of Indian Embassies and High Commissions - in a first such event for Indian Missions...

Covid-19

News round-up for NRIs and diaspora from missions across the globe

Connected to India's round-up of news and updates from Indian high commissions and embassies from across the globe.

Covid-19

A round-up of how Indian missions across the world are helping NRIs and diaspora amid the COVID-19 spread

Connected to India's round-up of news and updates from Indian high commissions and embassies from across the globe amid the COVID-19 spread.

Covid-19

Are you an Indian abroad? Here’s a handy guide of COVID-19 helplines set up by MEA

The Ministry of External Affairs has advised all Indians abroad to stay put and seek help from Indian missions abroad.

Covid-19

India evacuates thousands of its nationals from COVID-19 epicentres

The Ministry of External Affairs has arranged for flights to bring back stranded Indian nationals from coronavirus affected countries

Covid-19

India self-quarantines in fight against COVID-19, suspends all tourist visas till April 15

The suspension of visas will come into effect from 1200 GMT on March 13, 2020 at the port of departure.

Covid-19

New reality show about young Indian-Americans set to create US TV history

The show highlights the fusion of modern living along with holding on to traditions and cultural ties.

Entertainment

More than half a dozen Indian-Americans win Congressional primaries

Winners include Ami Bera and Ro Khanna.

USA

Indian-origin MP Suella Braverman sworn in as UK Attorney-General

Indian-origin Suella Braverman was formally sworn in as UK’s new Attorney General at a ceremony at the Royal Courts of Justice in London....

UK

UAE cuts prices of over 500 medicines for chronic and long term illnesses

Patients in the UAE needing long-term treatment or suffering from chronic diseases will pay 2 to 74 per cent less for their medicines after...

UAE

Ministry of External Affairs invites nominations for India’s highest diaspora award

A maximum of 30 awards will be given out at the Pravasi Bharatiya Sammelan, scheduled to be held in January 2021 in India.

NRI Stories

MEA renames Pravasi Bhartiya Kendra after Sushma Swaraj on eve of her birth anniversary

The MEA has also renamed the Foreign Service Institute in New Delhi as the Sushma Swaraj Institute of Foreign Service.

Global

Strong Indian-American presence at Oscars 2020 as Mindy Kaling presents and Utkarsh Ambudkar performs

On a night when a foreign language film made history by winning the Oscar for Best Picture, the Indian-American representation at the gala...

Movies

Majority of 13.6 million NRIs live in Middle East: MEA

There are over 13.6 million Indian nationals living abroad, according to data tabled by the Indian Ministry of External Affairs in Lok...

NRI Stories NRI Stories

Singapore-based Zilingo makes three top appointments

Zilingo is a technology platform that powers the fashion supply chain and was founded in 2015 by Ankiti Bose and Dhruv Kapoor.

SMEs

WeWork appoints Indian-origin real estate veteran Sandeep Mathrani as CEO

Office space provider WeWork on Sunday announced that Indian-origin executive Sandeep Mathrani will join the Company as Chief Executive...

Corporate

In Pics: Republic Day celebrations from around the world

Indians across the world enthusiastically celebrated the 71st Republic Day and participated in various cultural events, including unfurling...

Global

Satya Nadella expresses reservations about CAA, Amartya Sen calls for unity against Act

Nadella spoke about India's inherent multiculturalism, the need to create equal opportunities for all, and the importance of debate in a...

Global

Tatkal passport to be issued on same day as application, announces Indian consulate in Dubai

The Consul General said that same day issuance service for tatkal passports can be availed only if the application is submitted before noon.

UAE

Indian-origin author's debut novel wins book award in UK

Indian-origin writer Jasbinder Bilan has won a coveted British children's book award for her debut novel set in the Himalayas, inspired by...

Entertainment

Indian-American entrepreneur to run for California town mayor

A resident of San Ramon for the last 22 years, Madireddi has served in several volunteer positions in the town, which is situated in...

USA NRI Stories

Indian diaspora in Singapore, US, UK and 5 other countries interact with Jaishankar on Pravasi Bharatiya Divas

To mark Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (PBD) on Thursday, India’s External Affairs Minister Dr S Jaishankar held an interactive group digital...

NRI Stories NRI Stories

EAM Jaishankar to interact with Indian diaspora today on the occasion of Pravasi Bharatiya Divas 2020

Indian External Affairs Minister Dr S Jaishankar will be interacting with Indian Diaspora across the globe through a digital video...

Global