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Memoirs of Ambassador Kesavapany to be released in Singapore on April 5

People can read about the illustrious life of Ambassador K Kesavapany in a book titled ‘From Estate to Embassy: Memories of an...

Singapore

Queen of England hails 'vibrant diaspora', Indian origin NHS doctors in meeting with HCI Ghanashyam

Highlighting the extensive employment of Indian origin doctors in the UK and the 'vibrant Indian diaspora', the land's monarch interacted...

UK

Indian origin billionaire converts old Scotland Yard HQ into luxury hotel

Capping a series of high profile acquisitions by Indian investors, an Indian origin billionaire has converted one of London's iconic...

UK

'Meri Awaaz Suno' - NRIs no longer silent spectators in India's General Elections

India is a rambunctious democracy. Indians across the world are no less. With under a month to go for the biggest election in the world...

Global NRI Stories

Dilhan Pillay Sandrasegara chosen as new CEO of Temasek Holdings

Bringing laurels for the Indian community abroad, Indian-origin Dilhan Pillay Sandrasegara will be the new CEO of wholly-owned management...

Singapore

Five Indians among victims killed in New Zealand mosque shootings

Five Indians are among the 50 people who were killed in Friday's shooting incidents in two New Zealand mosques, the Indian High Commission...

Global

Australia Police labour to piece together Indian origin dentist Preethi Reedy's final moments before her murder

The mystery surrounding the murder of Indian-origin Preethi Reddy has deepened as Australian police are still working to fill in the gaps...

Global

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

OCI cards to be printed in New Zealand

There is good news for members of the Indian diaspora as Overseas Citizen of India (OCI) cards will now be printed in Wellington, New...

Global

NRI's passport enough proof to establish identity for voting in 2019 elections

Setting the speculations to rest about identity proof required for NRIs for the purpose of voting in upcoming Lok Sabha elections, the...

Global

The NRI Guide to Voting in 2019

There are an estimated 31 million Non-Resident Indians (NRIs). With roughly half of them eligible to vote in India, and at a median...

Global Analysis & Commentary

Indian origin teen organises Singapore's first all-female hackathon

"The response has been overwhelming so far, with over 140 sign-ups," said, Gaurika Sawhney the founder of Girls in Tech who is a Grade 11...

Upcoming NRI Stories

Everything NRIs need to know to book train tickets online in India

Catering to the increased demand from tourists abroad, especially non-resident Indians (NRIs), the Indian Railways Catering and Tourism...

Journeys

4,705 Indians lodged in Gulf prisons, mostly in Saudi Arabia, UAE

As many as 4,705 Indian nationals are lodged in various prisons of the Gulf countries, with most of them lodged in jails of Saudi Arabia and...

DUBAI

Govt augments Know India Programme on growing demand, popularity among Indian origin youth

Buoyed by the growing popularity of Know India Programme among the youth of Indian origin and the NRIs, the Government has augmented it by...

Global

Anuraag Saxena, India Pride Project in the limelight in ‘Blood Buddhas’ documentary

Highlighting the sterling efforts of the volunteers and members of the India Pride Project, an initiative founded by Singaporean NRI Anuraag...

Global NRI Stories

Indian origin Professor honoured with Hind Rattan Award 2019

An Indian origin Associate Professor at Taylor's University, Australia, Dr Aditya Arya has been honoured with the prestigious Hind Rattan...

Global

Chance to be ‘Rubaru’ with Subodh Bhave, a legend in making

Superstar of Marathi films Subodh Bhave is looking forward to his Singapore visit. The affable actor told Connected to India in an exclusive...

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Know India Programme: 40 Indian-origin youth interact with Minister Jitendra Singh

To acquaint themselves with their ancestral roots, a group of 40 Indian-origin youth from eight countries met Minister of State for...

Global

Fake University Sting: India gets consular access to 117 detained students

The Government of India has continued to closely monitor the detention of Indian students who were allegedly enrolled in a fraudulent...

USA

Will continue to work with US authorities to help detained Indians: MEA

The Government of India is continuously making efforts to address the detention of 129 Indian students, mostly from the states of Telangana...

USA

India protests arrest of 129 students in US Customs fake university sting

In a curious case of life imitating art, over 100 Indian students have been implicated in an immigration education sting.

USA

Family fun for all at the AAA20 gala dinner

To commemorate their 20 years as a registered organisation in Singapore, Annamalai University Alumni Association (Singapore Chapter)...

Past Events

Getting students from everywhere feels like 'Vasudhaiv Kutumbakam': Sushma Swaraj

Global

Indian diaspora, missions celebrate Republic Day with patriotic fervour

The Republic Day was celebrated with much fanfare and patriotic fervour at various Indian missions spread across the world. Members of...

Global