INDIANS UNSAFE IN DONALD’S US – THE WAY FORWARD

Has any cold-blooded murderer ever scoped out targets by asking their victim about their Visa status? In Kansas City, Adam Purinton did just that. He asked the victims Mr. Kuchibhotla and Mr. Madasani what type of Visa they held, before yelling at them to “get out of my country” and shooting at them. Kuchibhotla died […]

NEW WAVE OF REFORMS AND CHANGING FACE OF INDIAN ECONOMY

With the change in regime there is a pertinent remodel to India’s investment approach. Most of these initiatives are indeed novel – while few are considered bold. The bold policy initiatives such as the demonetization are essentially an outcome of the regime vision to provide a “bigger spurt” to the economy by plugging leakages. NRI […]

UNESCO inscribes Yoga in its representative list of Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) have recently formally adorned Yoga in its representative list of Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity. The declaration was taken by the Inter-governmental Committee for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage meeting held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, describing Yoga, an ancient Indian practice as a Human […]

India successfully test-fires nuclear capable ballistic missile Agni-5

India has recently successfully test-fired its nuclear-capable, intercontinental surface-to-surface nuclear capable ballistic missile Agni 5, that has a range of over 5,000km or the ability to reach northernmost China. The state-of-the-art surface-to-surface missile was test fired successfully from the launch complex 4 of the Integrated Test Range from the Abdul Kalam Wheeler Island off Odisha […]

INDIAN-AMERICAN CHILD PRODIGY RELEASES ALBUM IN 6 LANGUAGES

An Indian- American child prodigy Tiara Thankam Abraham has released her first album, a collection of nine world holiday songs, in six languages. Tiara’s album titled ‘Winter Nightingale’ contains her renditions of some classic carols and holiday songs, sung in English, Spanish, Italian, German, Latin and French. This 10-year old little singer, who entered college […]

NRIS AND PIOS TO BE HONOURED AT PBD 2017

The upcoming Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (PBD) 2017, to be held in Bengaluru will see several NRIs and PIOs to be honoured.  The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA), under the tutelage of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, has expanded the scope of the Pravasi Bharatiya Samman Awards (PBSAs) to include NRIs and PIOs who achieve success abroad […]

INDIA’S TOP 25 SOCIAL INNOVATIONS TO BE FACILITATED DURING 2017 PBD

As part of the activities lined up for the forthcoming Pravasi Bhartiya Divas (PBD), a government-sponsored conclave for the Indian Diaspora also known as the Non-Resident Indian Day, in Bengaluru, Karnataka the Ministry of External Affairs (EMS) is organizing a national contest to identify the country’s top 25 social innovations. The Ministry will be conducting […]