Tag - Indian diaspora

Ram Mandir consecration: Mauritius temples to organize chanting of Ramayana verses


Day after the Mauritian cabinet announced a mandatory 2-hour break for Hindus working in public offices to enable them to attend local events being organized ahead of the opening of the Ram Temple in Ayodhya in Uttar Pradesh, it has now been learned that temples in the island country will organize chanting of verses...

Indian Diaspora loses a luminary: Dr. Jagat Motwani


By Dr. Thomas Abraham Chairman, GOPIO International    It is very sad news for all of us in the Global Organization of People of Indian Origin (GOPIO) to know that Dr. Jagat Motwani is no more. A Fulbright scholar, professor and social worker, Dr. Jagat Motwani worked for the State of New York and made outstanding contributions in the...

India now able to contribute more to world with higher confidence: Jaishankar


New Delhi: India has emerged as a country which is able to contribute much more to the world with a higher level of confidence and harmonize the contradictions of the world, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar said. Addressing the Indian community in Vietnam, Jaishankar also highlighted India's role on the global stage through hosting a...

VFS Global in conjunction with Consulates holds multiple Consular Camps in US for Indian diaspora


VFS Global conducted 12 consular camps in 2023 with 6 more planned this September   VFS Global conducted 26 consular camps in 2022   Consular services being brought to Indian diaspora's doorstep in the USA    September 23, 2023: VFS Global in conjunction with the Consulate General of India, San Francisco, Embassy of India, Washington D.C., Consulate General of...

Rahul in Brussels, to meet EU MPs and address Indian diaspora


Brussels: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi, who is on a six-day trip to Europe, arrived at Belgium's Brussels on September 7 and will hold interactions with Indian diaspora and European Union MPs. His EU tour comes at a time when New Delhi is scheduled to hold a much-anticipated G20 Summit in the national capital between September 9...

‘The Witcher’ actress Anya Chalotra speaks on her British-Indian heritage


Fantasy series 'The Witcher', which returned for its third series last week, boasts an impressive cast, including Anya Chalotra, who plays Yennefer, a character that leaves behind a neglected childhood to become the most formidable sorceress ever trained at the magical academy of Aretuza. The 26-year-old was born to an Indian father and an English...

Days before PM Modi’s visit, US eases Green Card eligibility norms


The Biden administration has eased norms by releasing policy guidance on the eligibility criteria for those waiting for green cards to work and stay in America, days ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to the US.  Prime Minister Narendra Modi is visiting the US from June 21-24 at the invitation of US President Joe...

US, India partnership built on shared values, says Ajay Bhutoria


Washington:  Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to the US later this month serves as a testament to the strong and enduring partnership between the two nations, Ajay Jain Bhutoria, an eminent Indian-American community leader, has said. "As an Indian-American community leader, I'm very delighted to see the proposed visit of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to...

‘Today, world wants to know what India is thinking’: PM after 3-nation tour


New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on May 24 said the world today wants to know what India is thinking. Concluding his three-nation visit, PM Modi arrived in Delhi in the morning and addressed his admirers who had gathered to welcome him. “The people here asked me why I gave the vaccines to the world....