Remembering Fiji Girmitiyas

The year 2020 marks 100 years of the formal abolition of the indentured labour system in Fiji. On 14 May 1879, Leonidas, the first ship carrying 522 Indian indentured labourers, arrived at the port of Levuka, old capital of Fiji. Thus began the journey of over 60,000 indentured labour to the new British colony of […]

Know Priti Patel, Britain's first Indian-origin Home Secretary

The Indian-origin Politician Ms. Priti Patel, 47, has recently been appointed as UK Home Secretary. Ms. Patel replaces Pakistani-origin Sajid Javid, who moves to the treasury department as the first ethnic minority Chancellor of the Exchequer. Ms. Patel is English-born to Ugandan-Indian family. She was first elected as a Conservative MP in 2010 and gained […]

Know the Indian-origin doctor who wins Miss England 2019 crown – Bhasha Mukherjee

The 23-year-old Indian origin doctor, Bhasha Mukherjee was recently crowned the Miss England 2019. Interestingly, Bhasha holds two different medical degrees, and has an IQ of 146 and is also fluent in 5 different languages – English, Bengali, Hindi, German and French. The Indian-origin doctor has been crowned Miss England after fending off competition from […]

Know Ramesh Chotai – 2018 Highest Civilian Award Winner for Overseas Indians

He was also awarded the prestigious Pravasi Bharatiya Samman(PBS) Award, the highest civilian award bestowed upon overseas Indians by the Government of India in January 2019. The Pravasi Bharatiya Samman is an award constituted by the Ministry of Overseas Indian Affairs, Government of India (GoI), in conjunction with the Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (Non-Resident Indian Day), […]


The Indian diaspora is present all over five continents. And, it is continuously growing in different parts of the world; according to a report of Indian External Affairs ministry, 4.5 lakh Indian nationals acquired citizenship of different countries in past three years. In spite of their reasons for migrating to other countries and successfully adjusting […]

Modi’s Tri-Nation Visit to South East Asia

Under the leadership of India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi India aims to make its relations with East Asian neighbors a priority foreign policy. He recently visited the three prominent South East Asian countries – Indonesia, Malaysia and Singapore, in order to boost up the regional security process, by building a robust strategic occupancy in terms […]

Celebrating the UK & India Special Relationship –‐ Winners unveiled at The Indian Awards 2018 held in the Houses of Parliament

The second Indian Awards, organised by the India Business Group (IBG), a leading business advisory consultancy occurred recently on 17th May in the Palace of Westminster. The awards ceremony was attended by the UK Home Secretary, Rt Hon Sajid Javid MP, recognised UK-based individuals, businesses and organizations that have contributed to furthering the relationship culturally, […]

Visit of Indian PM Modi to Sweden

First by any Prime Minister of india in last 30 years. At the invitation of Prime Minister of Sweden Stefan Lofven, Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi visited Sweden on 16-17 April 2018. This was Prime Minister’s first visit to Sweden, interestingly Sweden is visited by any Indian Prime Minister after three decades. On arrival […]

Sikh on the seats of Englishmen!

Indians never leave a chance to uplift their commitment and dedication. So not only in India but Indians will now be the part of British governing bodies as well! In a first Preet Kaur Gill, winning from Birmingham Edbaston has become the first Sikh woman to be elected to the British Parliament’s House of Commons. […]


Meenal Jain, a woman entrepreneur of Indian origin who runs an IT company in London, is a naturist/activist and blogger who goes by the nom-de-plume of Lady Godiva. She became the first Indian girl to take part in WNBR 2016 – the World Nude Bike Ride 2016, an international clothing-optional bike ride fest, where participants […]


The twin attacks in London – the first one in Manchester and then in London Bridge and the Borough Market, had one thing in common – the SIKH hospitability. The Sikh community opening its doors to those caught up in the terror attacks. For them helping the needy in oppression are celebrating religion! Manchester is […]

Colors Singing Megastar Australia

“Music is the literature of the heart; it commences where speech ends.” Colors Singing Megastar Australia was held on 9th April 2017 in Parravilla Function Lounge in Sydney has proved that talent has no boundaries. A solo singing competition that resonated across Australia resulting in a packed house attendance and audience response was overwhelming. All […]

‘CARAT+’ Diamond Exhibition held in Belgium

Diamond’s future Discussed CARAT+ concluded its final day of trading on a positive note, with official data indicating a strong debut for the new diamond and diamond-jewellery exclusive trade show. This year’s three-day CARAT+ diamond exhibition held in Antwerp, the capital of Belgium from May 7 to 9. The expo recorded 2.927 visitors from 29 […]


The NYIFF is the oldest, most prestigious Indian film festival in the United States, screening premieres of feature, documentary and short films made from, of, and about the countries in the Indian subcontinent (India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Nepal, Bhutan, Afghanistan) in the Independent, arthouse, alternate and diaspora genres. And this time round, America’s premier […]


With all eyes on the sumptuously decorated stage, with around 300 guests from New York & New Jersey in audience, expectations were running high to hear the names of 15 women “Honourees” who have left an indelible impression on society in the USA.  An event that has been the talk of town since announced three […]