ON TRACK TO BRING ‘ACHHE DIN’ Despite facing several challenges on the political and economical front, Narendra Modi- led NDA government, riding high on its development agenda, has successfully put the country on the path of social development and economic growth. There were multi- faceted challenges – two years of successive droughts and suicides by […]


Two Indian-origin academicians have won prestigious global prizes in the fi eld of mathematics, with one of them being awarded the Fields Medal – known as the Nobel Prize of mathematics. Manjul Bhargava won the Fields Medal, while Subhash Khot won the Rolf Nevanlinna Prize, awarded by the International Mathematical Union (IMU), at the International […]


For the first time in Delhi Police history, a woman now occupies the pivotal position of Special Commissioner Police (Admin.), with Vimla Mehra, a 1978 batch IPS officer of the Arunachal, Goa, Mizoram and Union Territories (AGMUT) cadre, who until recently was DG Delhi Prisons, assuming the Numero Duo role within the Delhi Police hierarchy. […]


Dr. Subhash Goyal, B.Com, MBA, Ph.D, is a doyen of the travel trade, Chairman of the STIC Travel Group, one of India’s largest GSAs (General Service Agents) and travel fi rms with branches spanning all major Indian cities. He continues to preside over the IATO (Indian Association of Tour Operators), having served as it’s President […]

INDIA’S FOREIGN POLICY Modi : adventurist hawk or an insular dove?

Nationalism is the backbone of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ideological approach to international relations. At the core of the new PM’s world-view is a deep belief that India must vigorously safeguard the country’s territorial integrity and security interests, and at the same time, seek a more assertive role in the global arena befitting India’s civilizational […]

Pankaj Saxena, NRI His Heart Beats for India

Here is an inspiring tale of Pankaj Saxena, a NRI who has seen more ups and downs in life than a yo-yo, but has always managed to land with both his feet firmly and squarely on the ground. There are people you’d just discuss business with and promptly leave; and then, there are people with […]

Mellifluous Pandit Shivkumar Sharma

As part of the recently concluded Regional Pravasi Bharatiya Divas that took place at Sydney, Australia between the 10th and 12th of November this year, a cultural feast was also organized and laid out at the Sydney city’s Convention & Exhibition Centre for the participants to immerse themselves and revel in, after they have spend […]

Pravasi Bharatiya Sydney 2013

CONNECTING FOR A SHARED FUTURE – THE INDIAN DIASPORA, INDIA AND THE PACIFIC The Regional Pravasi Bhartiya Divas (Overseas Indians Day) connects India with its vast Indian Diaspora, in an attempt to bring their knowledge, expertise and skills together for mutual benefit. The 2013 Sydney Convention will be the seventh such conference to be held […]

Australia – The Island Continent Down Under

Australia, officially nomenclatured the “Commonwealth of Australia,” is a country that comprises the mainland of the Australian continent, the island of Tasmania and numerous smaller islands. It is the world’s sixth-largest country by total area. Neighbouring countries include Indonesia, East Timor and Papua New Guinea to the north; the Solomon Islands, Vanuatu and New Caledonia […]

Patrick Suckling :: Ambassador From Down Under

With the regional Pravasi Bharatiya Divas coming up soon on the Australian horizon, NRI Achievers made it a point to request for a meet-up with the Australia’s Charge d’Affaires to India, His Excellency Patrick Suckling, High Commissioner. Rajiv Gupta and Ajay Sood from the NRI Achievers team had an informal tête-à-tête with the career diplomat […]