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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.

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...

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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

Indian diaspora groups hold pro-CAA rallies across America

Indian diaspora groups organised a series of rallies in support of the controversial Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA) across the United...

USA

Two Indian-origin women appointed as New York court judges

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio has appointed two Indian-origin women attorneys as judges to the criminal and civil courts in the city.

USA

India’s premier medical institute looking for overseas expertise to redesign campus

The All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi is looking for overseas expertise to redesign its campus through an open...

Global

OCI doctors allowed to lecture in Indian medical colleges: Medical Council of India

The Indian Health Ministry has announced plans to engage Indian overseas doctors in teaching positions at government and private medical...

Global NRI Stories

Indian-origin software techies from Google, Amazon, Facebook write open letter criticising CAA

Indian and Indian-origin employees at tech giants including Google, Uber, Amazon, Microsoft and Facebook have written and signed an open...

Global

Anti-CAA protests held in Washington, Chennai, New Delhi

Protests against the controversial Citizenship Amendment Act championed by the BJP government continued with a group of Indian-Americans...

Global

Indian-origin UK postmasters awarded settlement after winning post office stealing scandal case

Over 550 sub-postmasters in the United Kingdom, many of them of Indian-origin, were awarded a GBP 57.8 million settlement by the UK High...

UK

CAA: What NRIs have to say about the contentious issue

The BJP government’s Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) controversy has had an extremely divisive effect in India, with Opposition political...

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Students across the world protest against CAA, police action in India

Student protests against the contentious Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA) passed by the BJP government in India crossed the nation’s...

Global

Monthly remittances to India thrice the earnings of low-income households in the country: Report

A US-based international payments company UniTeller’s report on remittances to the low-income sector in India reveals that the value of...

Global

British-Indian Tory candidates speak on Brexit, London Bridge attack during campaign

With less than 10 days to go, the fog surrounding the United Kingdom’s elections shows no signs of dissipating with the Conservatives,...

UK

Over 200,000 Indians waiting for family-sponsored US Green Cards: Immigration data

According to the latest official immigration data from the United States, over 227,000 Indians have been waiting for their family-sponsored...

USA

Indian-origin footballer Sarpreet Singh gets Bayern first team call-up

Indian-origin footballer Sarpreet Singh has been promoted to the first team for Bundesliga club Bayern Munich.

Other Sports

Canada: Four Indian-origin ministers in Justin Trudeau’s new Cabinet

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Wednesday announced his 36 new Cabinet ministers, including four Indian-origin MPs Navdeep Singh...

Global

Over 12,000 Indians have died in foreign countries in last 17 months: RTI report

A Right To Information (RTI) reply given by the Indian Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) revealed that 12,223 Indian nationals have died in...

Global

NGO founder and veteran civil servant feted at South Asian Diaspora Convention

Bangladeshi NGO founder and veteran Singaporean civil servant feted at the 2019 South Asian Diaspora Convention, Vibrant South Asia -...

Singapore

Should explore new forms of connectivity through diaspora: Teo Chee Hean

"We hope that India and the other 15 countries can overcome the outstanding issues so that India can come on board eventually," Singapore's...

Singapore

Having laws to protect women is not enough; they must be enforced: Indranee Rajah

Speaking at the fourth South Asian Diaspora Convention on November 16, Indranee Rajah, Singapore's Second Minister for Finance and...

Singapore

Kamala Harris wants to lift country cap on employment based Green Cards if elected

According to Harris’s presidential campaign, policies like country caps on green cards penalise immigrants for their country of origin.

USA

Punjab CM promises NRIs that he will look into settling cases of those declared offenders in absentia

Speaking before NRIs in Jalandhar, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh assured them that he would initiate the process of setting up...

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