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Indian diaspora supports farmers’ protest in India

Indian diaspora supports farmers’ protest in India

December 5, 2020

farmer protest in india, A large number of people from Indian diaspora have come forward in support of the protesting farmers in their native country with activism, digital campaigns and donations.

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Seven Indian-Americans in Forbes’ list of wealthiest people in US

Seven Indian-Americans in Forbes’ list of wealthiest people in US

September 14, 2020

Sixty-one-year-old Jay Chaudhry, CEO of cybersecurity firm ZScaler, has been named the richest Indian American in the rankings for 2020 released by Forbes magazine, which goes on to list six other Persons of Indian Origin amongst the 400 richest persons in the United States. Inte...

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Indian-origin Pritam Singh becomes Singapore’s first Leader of Opposition

Indian-origin Pritam Singh becomes Singapore’s first Leader of Opposition

September 7, 2020

Pritam Singh, Singapore’s Indian-origin politician and the secretary-general of the Worker’s Party in the country, was designated as the Leader of the Opposition on last Monday, August 31. The city-state’s Parliament of Singapore conferred the duties and privileges ...

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Kamala Harris: Democrats Trump card

Kamala Harris: Democrats Trump card

August 12, 2020

Almost seven months after her efforts to win Democratic Party’s nomination for presidential election failed, Kamala Harris, a Person of Indian Origin (PIO), gets back into electoral fray as potential vice president on Democratic ticket. After weeks of deliberations, Democrats...

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New rules for investment and taxes for NRIs

New rules for investment and taxes for NRIs

February 14, 2020

In a move to curb the exploitation of the residency rules to avoid paying taxes, the government has redefined the qualifications which categorises a person as a non-resident Indian (NRI) and target those who enjoy the stateless status through short stays in different countries. A...

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More Indian expat students can now apply for scholarships to study in India

More Indian expat students can now apply for scholarships to study in India

November 27, 2019

More Indian children from UAE can now apply for higher education scholarship to study in India as rules are revised to make the programme open to families with income less then USD 5,000 per month.

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Connecting with diaspora youth for transforming India

Connecting with diaspora youth for transforming India

January 8, 2017

Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (PBD), which has become a key rendezvous for the Indian diaspora, has flown into its 14th edition and on the first day focussed on the diaspora youth with a view to redefine engagement between India and millions of people of Indian origin in the world.

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Stories of mixed identity and search for roots

Stories of mixed identity and search for roots

December 30, 2016

The new generation Indian diaspora is a mixed clan. While some are well-versed with Indian traditions and cultures, the others have never even visited India. Some are proud of their mixed identity,while it is awkward for others. However, the Indian government is leaving no stone ...

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Industrial visits in Bengaluru planned for PBD delegates

Industrial visits in Bengaluru planned for PBD delegates

December 28, 2016

Industrial site visits are available for delegates of PBD 2017, offering an insight for the Indian diaspora into the blossoming IT, biotech and aerospace industry, among others.

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A diverse travel in Karnataka

A diverse travel in Karnataka

December 20, 2016

Karnataka, a state on the western coast of south India is home to a wide variety of options for travellers. Delegates from across the world head to Karnataka for the PBD 2017, get a chance to explore these destinations in the state.

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Indian Americans decide between Clinton and Trump

Indian Americans decide between Clinton and Trump

October 28, 2016

With barely two weeks to go for the US presidential elections, Hillary Clinton, the Democratic candidate, seems more likely to win over the Indian American votes, even as Donald Trump is making several attempts to reach out to the ‘Hindus’.

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