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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.

7 Indian-origin entrepreneurs in Forbes’ 400 wealthiest Americans list

Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos kept his spot as the richest in the US for the second year running, followed by Bill Gates.


Indian economy on shaky ground, says Nobel laureate Abhijit Banerjee

Nobel-Prize winning Indian-American economist Abhijit Banerjee said on Monday that the Indian economy is on shaky ground.

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Indian nurses in the UAE may lose jobs due to new qualification requirement

The rule has already affected over 200 nurses holding diploma certificates, who have lost their jobs with several others having been...


British-Indian organisations slam Labour party over its Kashmir resolution

Over 100 British-Indian organisations have sent an open letter to the United Kingdom’s Labour Party chief Jeremy Corbyn over the party’s...


Indian-American Abhijit Banerjee, two others win Nobel Prize for Economics

Banerjee was born in India and educated at the University of Calcutta and Jawaharlal Nehru University before receiving his PhD from Harvard...


Halliburton to pay USD 275,000 to Indian-origin ex-employee in discrimination suit

American multinational corporation Halliburton is set to pay USD 275,000 to two Muslim employees of Indian and Syrian-origins who were...


Five Indian-American contestants in the 2019 Miss World America pageant

The event is scheduled to begin on October 12 in Las Vegas and the winner will represent the United States at the Miss World pageant in...


The rise and rise of Jothi Store Flower Shop's Raja Kumar Chandra

@Work with Raja Kumar Chandra who runs the famous Jothi Store and Flower Shop and is President of the Little India Shopkeepers and Heritage...

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Washington State Bar Association gets Indian-origin President

Indian-origin Rajeev D. Majumdar will be the first state bar president of South Asian descent in the United States.


In Pics: Durga Puja, Navratri celebrations across the world

Across the world the Indian community is coming together to celebrate and rejoice in the festivities that lead up to Dussehra and Diwali.


Trump signs proclamation that denies entry into the US to immigrants who can’t afford healthcare

The proclamation will also apply to spouses and parents of US citizens, which could impact those trying to bring their parents to the US.


Scotland Yard issues robbery warning ahead of Diwali season

Ahead of Diwali season in the United Kingdom, Scotland Yard is investigating a spate of recent burglaries targeting gold at Indian-origin...


Prime Minister Modi receives award for Swachh Bharat programme

The award was presented to him by Microsoft founder Bill Gates at a ceremony in New York.


Modi’s request to NRIs: Send five non-Indian families as tourists to India every year

The prime minister also unveiled the plaque of the groundbreaking ceremony for the Eternal Gandhi Museum.


PM Modi arrives in New York for the second leg of his US visit

Modi will participate in the 74th Session of the United Nations General Assembly on September 27, before which he has a packed bilateral and...


Trump’s presence at ‘Howdy, Modi’ a “watershed moment” tweets Modi; “USA loves India” says Trump

Prime Minister Modi said that US President Trump has been a steadfast friend of India and the Indian community.


In Pics: 'Howdy, Modi!' says Houston as Modi and Trump share the stage

Pictures and videos of the mega 'Howdy, Modi!' event in Houston, attended by 50,000 Indian-Americans


In Pics: PM Modi in Houston, meets various Indian communities and business leaders

Glimpses of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's trip to the United States so far


Packed schedule for Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to the US

Modi will meet US President Donald Trump, hold a series of bilateral meetings and address the United Nations General Assembly


Kashmir not on agenda of PM Modi’s address to the UN, focus to be on India’s achievements

Modi is also scheduled to hold a bilateral meeting with United States President Donald Trump in New York.


Indian-Americans support dual citizenship: Survey

The survey also shows that non-resident Indians (NRIs) prefer proxy voting instead of direct postal ballots.


Indian diaspora the largest in the world at 17.5 million: UN report

The report also says that the number of migrants globally reached an estimated 272 million, up from 221 million in 2010.


Overseas Kashmiri body hails Modi 2.0’s decision to revoke J&K autonomy

A Kashmiri-American body has alleged that the protests against the move are being fuelled by a group of propaganda-mongers who are spreading...


Indian-origin hotelier, Trump’s former partner arrested for stealing luggage

An Indian-origin hotelier who was US President Donald Trump’s partner in four hotel properties was arrested at the Memphis International...


PM Modi to launch USD 4.2 million temple redevelopment project in Bahrain

Narendra Modi will launch a USD 4.2 million redevelopment project of the 200-year-old Lord Sri Krishna temple during his two-day visit to...