Indian Diaspora in ARGENTINA – Small in numbers, but they make a mark!
The contribution of the Indian diaspora in Argentina, the South American country has gone largely unnoticed. Argentina is a country which depends a lot on its immigrants. But since the country has a sizeable number of Spanish and Italian migrants, the contribution of Indians, although significant, is not much known. The first presence of Indians […]
Indian movies charm millions around the world
What is one factor which unites Indian diaspora? Apart from their patriotic fervour, it is the Indian entertainment industry, more specifically Indian cinema. But it is to be clearly understood Indian cinema is not Hindi cinema or the Bollywood as it is called. India produces nearly 1500 films in a year and less than half […]
Probing mitochondria and oxygen, Indian descent Vamsi Mootha finds new ways to understand disease.
A scientist of Indian origin who was honoured with a Padma Shri by Indian government some years ago, along with his colleagues in the US have shown that a key metabolic activity in the human cell can be manipulated from outside, making it possible to have a therapy for many incurable diseases. In a paper […]
Indian-origin mathematician Akshay Venkatesh gets prestigious Fields Medal
Akshay Venkatesh, 36, a renowned Indian-Australian mathematician, is one of four winners of mathematics’ prestigious Fields medal, known as the Nobel Prize for math. The Fields medals are awarded every four years to the most promising mathematicians under the age of 40. Venkatesh’s journey has been full of achievements and accolades since his early childhood. […]
Know the Indian-origin man, who makes it to Russian Assembly
An India-born Russian has created history after becoming a lawmaker in a provincial Assembly of his adopted country. Originally from Patna, Bihar, Mr. Abhay Kumar Singh was elected to Kursk city Assembly on a ticket of “United Russia”, the Noruling political party led by President Vladimir Putin. He won to become a “Deputat”, equivalent to […]
Assassination of the mother for property!
संपत्ति के लिए मां की हत्या! न्याय की गुहार लगाता भारतीय मूल का जर्मन नागरिक भाई-भाभी द्वारा हत्या किये जाने का जताया संदेह 26 दिसबंर, 2013 संजय कुमार के लिए जीवन का सबसे दुखद दिन था. फोन की घंटी बजी. स्क्रीन पर +91 के बाद का नंबर उभरा वह भारत से फोन था. जर्मनी में […]
Indian-origin South African humanitarian gets Global Citizen Award
An Indian-origin South African, Imtiaz Sooliman, who founded the internationally-lauded Gift of the Givers Foundation, has been recently awarded the prestigious Global Citizen Award for his “innovative and visionary” contribution to the global community. Imtiaz Sooliman founded the internationally-lauded Gift of the Givers Foundation, which is Africa’s largest disaster relief organisation. “It will build faith […]
Diaspora News June 2016
TWO INDIAN-ORIGN MPS JOIN PRITI PATEL IN ‘VOTE LEAVE’ CAMPAIGN Rishi Sunak and Suella Fernandes have joined Priti Patel, minister of state for employment in the David Cameron government, in the Vote Leave campaign advocating Britain to leave the European Union in the June 23 referendum. Both Sunak (Richmond) and Fernandes (Fareham) are first time […]