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NRIs in Bahrain to take part in PBD 2015

Indian community leaders and businessmen in Bahrain will take part in Pravasi Bharatiya Divas 2015 – a major conference that brings together thousands of non-resident Indians (NRIs) from around the world, taking place from January 7 to 9 in Gandhinagar, Gujarat. 188 more words

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PM Modi to Inaugurate Pravasi Bharatiya Divas on January 8

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (PBD) at Mahatma Mandir, Gandhinagar in Ahmadabad on January 8. “On the morning of January 8, the Prime Minister will first inaugurate the ‘Salt Mound’ structure near Mahatma Mandir before officially inaugurating the Pravasi Bharatiya Divas. 180 more words

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Indian-origin teenager in California gets Intel funding

A 13- year- old Indian- origin boy Shubham Banerjee, based in California, has received a huge investment from Intel for developing a low cost printer for the blind, whch has made him the youngest tech entrepreneur ever funded by the venture capital firm. 195 more words

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Sikh woman elected as council member in California

Preet Didbal, the first Sikh woman has been elected as a council member of California’s Yuba City that has one of the largest concentration of Sikhs in the US. 137 more words

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Indian-origin politician named as ‘Labour MP of the year’

Indian-origin British politician Keith Vaz named as the Labour MP of the year 2014 for his valuable work for underrepresented, deprived and minority sections of the country.    145 more words

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Indo-British cinema launched in London

A biographical dictionary of Indo-British cinema covering the period between 1930 to 1951 has been launched in London at Nehru Centre, focusing on the special relationship that existed between the two countries. 142 more words

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Indian-origin writer finalists for US Literary Award

Anand Gopal, an Indian-origin writer is among the finalists for the US literary award i.e. National Book Award 2014. He has been chosen for his non-fiction book set in war-torn Afghanistan, named as… 92 more words

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