Centenary of indentureship: Global commemorations by Indian diaspora

By Shubha Singh | theindiandiaspora.com
Mar 28, 2017
The indenture system under which over a million Indians were taken to work as agricultural labour in the British, French and Dutch colonies under an indenture contract came to an end in 1917. The centenary of Read Story »

From Azamgarh to US: The inspiring success story of Frank Islam

By Sarwar Kashani | IANS
Mar 27, 2017
As a teenager when Fakhrul Islam, now Frank F. Islam, crossed the Atlantic in 1970 to realize his American dream, the “shining city upon a hill” opened all the doors for him to become one of the most-celebrate Read Story »

Holi in Paris: A celebration of Indian culture

By Mehen Poinoosawmy | .
Mar 24, 2017
Holi, one of the most traditional festivals of India, was celebrated on Sunday with great fervour in Paris in a huge event organized by GOPIO France Paris and Le Jardin d'Acclimatation. Read Story »

The wheel turns full circle for Uganda Asians

By Kul Bhushan | theindiandiaspora.com
Mar 22, 2017
Expelled by dictator Idi Amin 45 years ago, Uganda Asians prospered in Britain, went back to Uganda 25 years ago and maintain strong links with their roots in India, reports Kul Bhushan. Read Story »

German President-elect has an Indian 'intellectual connection'

By Vishal Gulati | IANS
Mar 16, 2017
German President-elect Frank-Walter Steinmeier, who will be assuming office on Sunday, has an Indian connection -- not a political but an intellectual one! Read Story »

Indian-American's business school to create leaders for a better India

By Arun Kumar | IANS
Mar 06, 2017
Indian-American investor and philanthropist Frank Islam hopes that a $2-million management school set up by him at his alma mater, the Aligarh Muslim University (AMU), will become an incubator for leaders in I Read Story »

Telugus in US: Hard-working, successful community become targets of hate crime

By Mohammed Shafeeq | IANS
Feb 25, 2017
The killing of Srinivas Kuchibhotla has come as yet another blow to Telugu community in the US and has brought the focus on a series of tragedies that have struck immigrants from Telangana and Andhra Pradesh i Read Story »

Indian students flocking to Australia for higher studies

By Paritosh Parasher | IANS
Feb 23, 2017
Indian students are once again flocking to Australia. While the United States continues to be the number one choice for Indian students, Australia is clearly the second most popular destination. Read Story »

Thaipusam: A Tamil festival celebrated globally

Feb 20, 2017
Thaipusam is the festival of Hindu Tamils observed annually at Batu Caves outside Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, and by the Tamil diaspora worldwide. Observed in the Tamil month of Thai, it falls on different dates d Read Story »

Indian-Australian's amazing life story celebrated in Oscar-nominated 'Lion'

By Arundhuti Banerjee | .
Feb 08, 2017
The heart-warming, real-life story of Indian-Australian businessman Saroo Brierley is being celebrated globally through the film "Lion", that has been winning awards and has earned several Oscar and BAFTA nomi Read Story »