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Ajay Banga set to go from Mastercard CEO to chairman from 2021

Mastercard CEO Ajay Banga will leave his position next year and take over as executive chairman, the company announced.

Corporate

WeWork appoints Indian-origin real estate veteran Sandeep Mathrani as CEO

Office space provider WeWork on Sunday announced that Indian-origin executive Sandeep Mathrani will join the Company as Chief Executive...

Corporate

CAA: What NRIs have to say about the contentious issue

The BJP government’s Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) controversy has had an extremely divisive effect in India, with Opposition political...

NRI Stories

Indian Cambridge scholar gets support from over 2000 academics for request to stay in the UK

Over 2,000 academics in the United Kingdom have come out in support of Indian sociologist Asiya lslam following the UK Home Office’s...

UK

Indian-American Indra Nooyi inducted into Smithsonian Portrait Gallery

Former Pepsico CEO Indra Nooyi has been inducted into the prestigious Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery along with Amazon CEO Jeff...

USA NRI Stories

Indian-origin footballer Sarpreet Singh gets Bayern first team call-up

Indian-origin footballer Sarpreet Singh has been promoted to the first team for Bundesliga club Bayern Munich.

Other Sports

IB student’s MYP charity project gets NGO status

Eighteen-year-old Saloni More, an International Baccalaureate (IB) alumnus of the KIS International School in Bangkok, has gone the extra...

NRI Stories NRI Stories

Salman Rushdie, Amitav Ghosh among 260 celebrities urging Indian government to restore Aatish Taseer’s OCI card

Over 260 prominent personalities across the world, including best-selling authors Orhan Pamuk, Margaret Atwood, Salman Rushdie and Amitav...

Global

Indian-origin Dean of Harvard Business School to step down next year

Indian-origin Harvard Business School Dean Nitin Nohria announced that he will step down in June 2020, concluding 10 years of service as the...

USA

Indian-Americans leading the way in US tech sector: FCC chief Ajit Pai

Ajit Pai, the first Indian-American to head the US Federal Communications Commission (FCC), called on the Indian-American community to...

USA

Nuremberg Mayor slams far-right party for attacking Indian-origin ‘Christ Child’

The mayor of Nuremberg in Germany criticised a far-right party for "openly racist" comments about a German-Indian teenager picked to portray...

Global

Indian economy on shaky ground, says Nobel laureate Abhijit Banerjee

Nobel-Prize winning Indian-American economist Abhijit Banerjee said on Monday that the Indian economy is on shaky ground.

NRI Stories

NRIs, PIOs feature in IIT-Delhi’s distinguished alumni awards list

The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Delhi on Wednesday announced the winners of its prestigious Distinguished Alumni Awards and...

NRI Stories NRI Stories

Meet Sparsh Shah, the teen rapper who sang the Indian national anthem at ‘Howdy, Modi’

16-year-old Indian-origin prodigy Sparsh Shah sang the Indian national anthem at the ‘Howdy, Modi’ rally on Sunday.

USA NRI Stories

Modernisation wave in Indian villages getting NRI ‘Swades’ boost

Many Non-Resident Indians’ (NRIs) have been playing an active role in developing villages in India by either adopting a whole village or...

NRI Stories

Indian-origin UK cop calls for social inclusion to fight extremism

Neil Basu, Scotland Yard's Indian-origin Assistant Commissioner and chief of counter-terror policing, has called for greater social mobility...

UK

Mindy Kaling, Lilly Singh among world’s most ‘badass women’

Indian-origin Hollywood actress and producer Mindy Kaling and Canadian-Indian YouTube star Lilly Singh are featured in a list of the world's...

Entertainment

Indian-origin students excel in UK schools, finds report

A study on education standards conducted by a think tank found that Indian-origin schoolchildren are ahead of their white peers in schools...

UK

Priti Patel appointed UK Home Secretary; 3 Indian-origin ministers in Boris Johnson's Cabinet

Tory Member of Parliament (MP) Priti Patel took charge as Britain's first Indian-origin Home Secretary in the newly-unveiled Boris Johnson...

UK

Indian-origin comic dies during performance

Indian-origin stand-up comedian Manjunath Naidu died on stage while performing his act in front of a packed audience in Dubai. Naidu, 36,...

UAE

British Punjabi organisation founder withdraws from British Indian Awards

Three hundred British Indians have been shortlisted as finalists for the Seventh British Indian Awards 2019, but not all of them are happy...

UK

32 Indian-origin executives on EMpower top 100 Minority Executives List

The 2019 edition of the EMpower and Yahoo Finance top 100 Ethnic Minority Executives List featured 32 people of Indian-origin.

Global

Indian-origin US Senator Kamala Harris racially targeted online

Indian-origin US Senator Kamala Harris, one of the Democrats bidding for the 2020 Presidential run, was targeted online over her racial...

USA

Bayern Munich set to sign Indian-origin Kiwi footballer

New Zealand footballer Sarpreet Singh is on the verge of signing a deal that will make him the first Indian-origin player in the German...

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