Problems of Indian community to be taken up with Iran: Swaraj

Problems of Indian community to be taken up with Iran: Swaraj

Swaraj Gurudwara visit

In an address to members of the Indian community in Tehran, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj vowed to raise issues concerning them with Iran. “EAM⋅⋅⋅

Obama appoints MasterCard CEO Ajay Banga to cybersecurity panel


In yet another significant achievement for the Indian diaspora, US President Barack Obama has appointed Indian born Ajay Banga to a key administration post. Mr⋅⋅⋅

Canada to offer formal apology for Komagata Maru tragedy


Reaching out to the Indian Sikh community, Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has pledged to make a full apology in the House of Commons for the Komagata Maru incident, where the Canadian government of the day had turned away more than 300 Indians seeking a better life in Canada.

Human Bonding in Riyadh, Modi-style: Sharing, selfies and eating together

Modi with Indian  workers

It was the Modi diaspora connect show, albeit with a difference. The usual glitz and song-and-dance spectacular was missing; but the rhetoric was soaring and inspirational as Prime Minister Narendra Modi chatted casually with Indian workers, shared food, heard them out, showered praise on them, and let them take selfies with him.

Australia names Indian-origin diplomat as its envoy to India, upbeat on CECA


As India’s relations with Australia move to the next high-growth phase, Canberra has announced the appointment of Indian-origin diplomat Harinder Sidhu as the country’s next High Commissioner to India. It’s fitting that an Indian-origin diplomat is being sent to New Delhi to shepherd burgeoning bilateral ties when the two countries are in the process of implementing an ambitious multi-pronged agenda laid down during Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Australia in November 2014.

Why everyone in Brunei has good things to say about Indians? Ansari lauds bridge-builders

VP Brunei visit

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN: Bridge-builders, unofficial ambassadors and connectors, effortlessly straddling two countries and cultures. The 11,000-strong India community in the oil-rich state of Brunei has⋅⋅⋅

Knowledge bonding: Indian top source of engineers, scientists for US


Expanding its global footprint, the Indian diaspora has been making remarkable progress in various professions, especially in the field of science and technology. According to⋅⋅⋅

Air India launches daily flight to Dubai from Kochi

Come January 11, Air India will introduce daily flight services from Dubai to Kochi, in response to the long-pending demand of Indians living here, the⋅⋅⋅

Indian-origin Goan Antonio Costa is Portugal’s new Prime Minister


In yet another success story for People of Indian Origin, Antonio Costa, who traces his roots to the Indian coastal state of Goa, and the⋅⋅⋅

In Singapore, Modi chants development mantra, seeks FDI

Modi Singapore diaspora

Addressing a 5000 strong Indian diaspora in Singapore, Prime Minister Narendra Modi emphasised on the need for Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) to develop India. Hailing the Indian diaspora for their contributions to their respective host countries, Mr Modi said, “The way you merged into every nation you went has been wonderful”.