Diaspora

West Bengal woos British tourists for Durga Puja

West Bengal woos British tourists for Durga Puja

October 5, 2018

The British club in Kolkata and the Bengal Chamber organised an event on ‘A tale of two festive cities – Durga Puja in London and Kolkata’ at the British Club on September 28, 2018.

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IMF appoints Gita Gopinath as the first woman chief economist

IMF appoints Gita Gopinath as the first woman chie...

October 4, 2018

Born and brought up in India, Gita Gopinath is a tenured professor at Harvard University's department of economics. She has published close to 40 research works and was chosen as a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum in 2011.

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Gutslit, the band with the European ear

Gutslit, the band with the European ear

September 28, 2018

Based in Mumbai and funded by Russian producers, Gutslit has emerged around Europe as a major success. The band's heavy and shrill brand of music has sold very well in Russia and they have been critically and financially well received.

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Jaipur Literature Festival goes to America

Jaipur Literature Festival goes to America

September 19, 2018

For the first time ever, the world’s largest free literature festival reaches the American shores. The Jaipur Literature Festival, which has now become synonymous with bringing a range of voices from the world of literature upfront, began in 2006 and is held annually in the tit...

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Indian origin boy in UK wins over authorities with chess

Indian origin boy in UK wins over authorities with...

August 13, 2018

Although it was time for little Shreyas to leave the UK and come back to India, the British authorities made him stay for his exceptional skills and the fact that the UK needs more people like him.

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Indian origin astronaut ready for the first commercial mission to space

Indian origin astronaut ready for the first commer...

August 8, 2018

Indian origin US astronaut Sunita Williams will be part of the first ever commercial flight mission to the space, which aims at opening the window for humans to travel to space.

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Indian origin entrepreneur’s start-up fights fake news

Indian origin entrepreneur’s start-up fights...

July 23, 2018

A student at the Cambridge University has set up Logically, a start-up to fight by the spread of fake news. With the help of artificial and human intelligence, the boy hailing from Mysore sets to combat the menace across the globe.

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Weakening of rupee will allow NRIs to send more money back home

Weakening of rupee will allow NRIs to send more mo...

July 17, 2018

Inward payments are expected to grow the in the next few months in India, especially from the Middle East, the US and Southeast Asian countries amid a falling rupee following the recent shifts in the foreign exchange market and India’s external debt crossing the half-trillion m...

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All India Radio launches web radio service for Odia diaspora

All India Radio launches web radio service for Odi...

July 17, 2018

In an attempt to reach out to the Odia diaspora and as part of its policy to expand its global reach, India's national broadcaster has launched a new web based radio service, also staying at par with the technological advancements around.

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Indians stand up to the crisis of Telegu techie’s death in Kansas

Indians stand up to the crisis of Telegu techie...

July 11, 2018

Indians living in the US mobilised an amount of USD 50,000 through crowdfunding, in order to stand up to the crisis of Indian techie Sharath Koppu's death.

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