Yoga Influencers From the Indian Diaspora Who Have Made It Big

June 21, 2022 12:22 pm

International Yoga Day is being celebrated all over the world. It has been celebrated on 21st June every year since 2015 and this idea was first introduced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his 2014 speech at the United Nations. Let’s look at some of the Yoga influencers from the Indian diaspora who’ve made it […]

Padma Shri Winner, Dr Vajira Chitrasena Receives It In Sri Lanka

November 17, 2021 6:02 pm

The Padma awards for the years 2020 and 2021 which was awarded to the awardees in a ceremony in India. The winner of Padma Shri, Dr Vajira Chitrasena was not able to attend the event and it was handed over to her in a ceremony in Sri Lanka. The ceremony was held at the Temple […]

Diwali Around Globe

November 9, 2021 6:29 pm

Diwali or Deepavali, the festival of lights, is the biggest festival of India that is celebrated with utmost enthusiasm. But the Indians who have moved abroad find they miss out on celebrating the festival with their families and following all the traditions that they hold dear. Here is how NRIs around the world have been […]

FM of India in Mexico after 41 years for independence celebrations

September 28, 2021 2:33 pm

External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar met his Mexican counterpart, Marcelo Ebrard, and President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, on Monday. Mr Jaishankar was received at the airport by Secretary of Finance and Public Credit Rogelio Ramírez de la O. This is the first time in 41 years that an external affairs minister from India has visited […]

In healthy democracies, people and communities are powerful: Futurist Pupul Bisht at UN

September 21, 2021 7:53 pm

We are at an inflection point but a breakthrough can be achieved if we are willing to open up the future, I really believe that this approach is the only way forward that offers us any real chance to walk the talk on leaving no one behind said Pupul Bisht at the United Nations General […]

How the Desi Diaspora laid the Foundations for the Indian LGBT movement

August 10, 2021 8:49 pm

Way before India’s own LGBT community organized itself, there were organizations created by the South Asian diaspora. Trikone in the USA, Khush in Canada, Shakti in the UK: these organisations set the pace in the 80s and 90s and helped provide the LGBT community in India with much-needed support in the form of an international […]