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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.

Singapore High Commissioner invites diaspora to attend PBD 2023 in Indore next year

News: Indian government has once again invited members of the Indian diaspora to Pravasi Bhartiya Divas 2023 will be held at Indore.

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Self-reliant India embodies the spirit of global good: Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed and interacted with over 800 members of the Indian diaspora and Friends of India in Bali, Indonesia,...

Global

My heart belongs everywhere and nowhere: Award-winning author Priyanka Pradhan

Catch up with Dubai-based author Priyanka Pradhan, who wrote the award-winning book 'Tales from the Himalayas', an illustrated collection of...

NRI Stories Spotlight - @work

An intense love story of three individuals: Gautam Marathe on ‘The Last Wish’

Gautam Marathe's film ‘The Last Wish’, for the Indian diaspora in Singapore is a moving story of missed connections in love. A Marathi...

Movies Spotlight - @work

Ukraine’s Indian embassy asks its citizens to leave war-torn country

The Indian embassy in Ukraine issued a fresh advisory for all Indian citizens in Ukraine to immediately leave Ukraine.

Global

So much potential for NRI stories going global, says 'Third Rail' star Shrey Bhargava

This Diwali, Mediacorp is launching explosive action drama 'Third Rail' casting NRI Shrey Bhargava; a thriller with plenty of suspense and...

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Satya Nadella bags Padma Bhushan; eyes India visit

Microsoft head Satya Nadella formally received the Padma Bhushan - the third-highest civilian award in India - from India’s consul general...

NRI Stories Spotlight - @work

Indian-origin UK Home Secretary Suella Braverman resigns

Indian-origin Tory MP Suella Braverman quit as United Kingdom (UK) Home Secretary, creating more doubt about the survival chances of Prime...

UK

No Diwali deadline for India-UK Free Trade pact, says UK minister

Free trade agreement (FTA) negotiations with India are no longer working towards a Diwali deadline, United Kingdom (UK) Trade Secretary Kemi...

Global Spotlight - @work

Washington's ties with Islamabad have not served the American interest: EAM Jaishankar

S Jaishankar has raised questions over the "merits" of the US-Pakistan relationship and said that Washington's ties with Islamabad have not...

Global

DPM Heng Swee Keat to kick off LISHA Deepavali festivities

Indian community in Singapore is set to celebrate Deepavali this year, the Little India Shopkeepers and Heritage Association announced the...

Singapore Spotlight - @work

Indian-American activist Shefali Razdan Duggal confirmed as US envoy to Netherlands

Indian-American political activist Shefali Razdan Duggal was confirmed as the country's next envoy to the Netherlands by the US Senate.

USA NRI Stories

Two Indian-origin ministers in UK PM Truss' new cabinet

PM Truss appointed a new cabinet with people from diverse backgrounds. It also includes two Indian-origin ministers, Suella Braverman and...

UK

Vikram Doraiswami to be India's next high commissioner to UK

Indian diplomat Vikram K Doraiswami, an Indian Foreign Service officer of 1992 batch, has been appointed India's new High Commissioner to...

UK

Indians in UK hold 'havan' for PM candidate Rishi Sunak

The Indian diaspora in UK has stepped up efforts to ensure his well-being and victory by organising havans for former British Finance...

UK

Lucky to be part of 'Darlings' journey with Alia: Red Chillies’ COO Gaurav Verma

Gaurav Verma, an Indian producer and Chief Operating Officer at Shah Rukh Khan’s Red Chillies Entertainment talks with Connected to India...

Movies Spotlight - @work

Rishi Sunak, Liz Truss final contenders in Tory leadership vote

Rishi Sunak, the Indian-origin former UK Chancellor, has emerged as one of two candidates to succeed Boris Johnson as leader of the...

UK

UK Cabinet ministers Rishi Sunak, Sajid Javid resign

Breaking News- United Kingdom Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak and Health Secretary Sajid Javid have resigned from their Cabinet...

UK

'Developing Singapore Gujarati Society has been a challenging task'

Outgoing Singapore Gujarati Society president Biren Desai reflects upon his service and involvement with the society and Gujarati community...

Singapore Analysis & Commentary

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.

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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.

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