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 »

Indo-Canadians in Ontario: A community that does itself proud

By Ajit Jain | Special to
Feb 01, 2017
Despite the fact it was a Saturday and biting cold, elected officials from all levels of government – federal, provincial and municipal – came in hordes to participate in India’s Republic Day festivities Read Story »

Diaspora Indians start online petition to PM on currency exchange
Jan 30, 2017
Global Organization of People of Indian Origin (GOPIO) has started an online peition campaign appealing Prime Minister of India to allow OCI/PIO card holders as well as Diaspora Indians with foreign citizenshi Read Story »

NRIs bring in manpower and money in Punjab polls

By Jaideep Sarin | IANS
Jan 30, 2017
Punjab's large and globally dispersed non-resident Indian community has arrived in hordes from countries like Canada, Britain, the US and even other countries for the February 4 assembly elections in the state Read Story »

Nikki Haley makes history, major milestone in Indian Americans' political journey

By Arul Louis | IANS
Jan 25, 2017
The US Senate has confirmed Nikki Haley to the cabinet-level position of ambassador to the UN, marking a major milestone in Indian American ascendancy in US politics. Her father, Ajit Singh Randhawa, wearing a Read Story »

India's soft power: In Ghana an Indian soap is a runaway hit

By Francis Kokutse | IANS
Jan 19, 2017
When a businesswoman from the town of Assin Fosu, some 175 km west of this Ghanaian capital, recently landed up at the offices of Adom TV here, the staff were not quite expecting the gift she bore - a cow, whi Read Story »

Diaspora Diplomats: Like coming home

By Kul Bhushan | Special to
Jan 14, 2017
Heads of diplomatic missions of five of the 173 foreign missions in New Delhi are now of Indian origin. Their fathers or forefathers went abroad and they were posted back in mid-career to their native land to Read Story »