diaspora

“We feel safe unlike Chinese citizens in India”: Indian diaspora in China

“We feel safe unlike Chinese citizens in India”: Indian diaspora in China

April 25, 2021

“You will not feel alienated or insecure if you live there. Media here might have been criticised for other reasons but they have not been aggressive in their portrayal of India. We are aware that there have been tensions on the border for almost a year now but there is no hatr...

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Food, festivals & other things that Indian diaspora misses

Food, festivals & other things that Indian diaspora misses

April 9, 2021

“You don’t know what you have got till it is gone,” says 28-year old Rekha Acharya who is pursuing a PhD degree in Physics from Michigan State University in the United States. Acharya belongs to New Delhi, the Indian capital city, and had moved to the US for higher studies....

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Working part-time makes us independent & responsible: Indian diaspora students

Working part-time makes us independent & responsible: Indian diaspora students

March 19, 2021

Parul Priyadarshi, a 24-year-old actuarial science student at London’s City University, had always dreamt of working in an old bookshop. She wanted to spend lazy afternoons and quiet evenings at a bookstore, away from the noise of the busy city; arranging and finding books, whi...

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India, no country for Indians

India, no country for Indians

March 4, 2021

Whenever the data on migration for the year 2020 is compiled, one fact would be evident. After decades, the outward migration from India would show a dramatic dip. This is not because Indian migrants did not want to leave India in search of better livelihood, but only because for...

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Indian diaspora chefs elevating Indian cuisines

Indian diaspora chefs elevating Indian cuisines

September 26, 2020

Over the past few years, chefs belonging to the Indian diaspora have won top honours for their culinary delights and also own well-known restaurant and food chains in several countries. Whether it is through their cookbooks or their restaurants, these chefs have expanded the fan ...

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Public response unit for diaspora set up in the UK

Public response unit for diaspora set up in the UK

August 14, 2019

The Indian High Commissioner to the United Kingdom has launched a ten-member Public Response Unit to provide instant service to the diaspora.

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University of Houston renames building after Indian-American couple

University of Houston renames building after Indian-American couple

May 7, 2019

A building at University of Houston has been renamed after an Indian-American couple in recognition of their contribution to aid research projects, faculty and students at the university.

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Indian origin fellows in London’s Royal Society for 2019

Indian origin fellows in London’s Royal Society for 2019

April 24, 2019

Seven Indian-origin people have made it to the list of The Royal Society inducted this year on April 16. Gagandeep Kang becomes the first Indian woman scientist to be selected for the fellowship.

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Indian-Americans in the Guggenheim fellowship 2019 list

Indian-Americans in the Guggenheim fellowship 2019 list

April 18, 2019

Two Indian-Americans have been named among the 168 fellows as the recipient of Guggenheim fellowship this year.

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Indian-American Sikh receives Rosa Parks Trailblazer award

Indian-American Sikh receives Rosa Parks Trailblazer award

January 30, 2019

Indian-American philanthropist and entrepreneur, Gurinder Singh Khalsa, has been presented with the prestigious Rosa Parks Trailblazer award for his campaign that forced US authorities to change their policy towards turban (headgear of the Sikh community).

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Bodhisena, the first Indian who voyaged to Japan

Bodhisena, the first Indian who voyaged to Japan

June 20, 2018

Bodhisena, the oldest Indian monk, who was a resident of Japan continues to influence the culture in Japan till today

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Indian origin woman comes on-board in UK shadow cabinet

Indian origin woman comes on-board in UK shadow cabinet

January 21, 2018

Britain's first woman Sikh Member of Parliament (MP), Preet Kaur Gill has been chosen by the Opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn to be a part of the Shadow Cabinet.

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