Niklaus-Samuel Gugger:

Meet the first Indian-origin Swiss parliamentarian

Shaunak Sen:

Taking over Cannes with his new documentary

Najira Noushand:

How a mother of five travelled from Kerala to Nepal to break stereotypes

Nasar Thootha:

Ex-NRI turns angel for brides from poor families

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Niklaus-Samuel Gugger:

Meet the first Indian-origin Swiss parliamentarian

Shaunak Sen:

Taking over Cannes with his new documentary

GI walks hand in hand with Global Indians. Game changers who lead by example.
Get on the GI coveted list.

Nasar Thootha:

Ex-NRI turns angel for brides from poor families

Najira Noushand:

How a mother of five travelled from Kerala to Nepal to break stereotypes

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Global Indian | Good Reads

 Top reads curated from the internet 

#1
Is Anyone Actually Making Electric Vehicles? – Bloomberg
Reading Time: 8 mins
#2
What Is Life Like When We Subtract Work From It? – The Atlantic 
Reading Time: 8 mins
#3
Race, spirituality and eugenics: The tangled past of vegetarianism in India and Europe – Scroll
Reading Time: 6 min
#4
Men outnumber women 4:1 in literature. Book character gender gap matters – The Print 
Reading Time: 8 mins
#5
From tiger to snow leopard: 50 years of conservation science in India – Scroll
Reading Time: 9 min
#6
Indian law needs to account for women, make finance inclusive – The Print
Reading Time: 8 mins

Is Anyone Actually Making Electric Vehicles? – Bloomberg

(This article originally appeared in Bloomberg on May 24, 2022)

  • It’s about time investors were hit with the reality about electric vehicle startups. But what do tanking shares mean for the much-hyped, cheap capital-sucking EV makers that took the market by storm last year?

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15 Reads

What Is Life Like When We Subtract Work From It? – The Atlantic 

(This article originally appeared in The Atlantic on May 24, 2022)

  • Kloda really likes her job as a university librarian in Montreal, but she still really liked not doing it for a year. During a paid sabbatical that ended this spring, she deleted the work-communication apps from her phone and regularly forgot what day of the week it was; she read, went to museums, picked up tennis. She stopped getting the Sunday scaries...

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Race, spirituality and eugenics: The tangled past of vegetarianism in India and Europe – Scroll

(The article first appeared in Scroll on May 14, 2022)

  • In May 1891, the London Vegetarian Society held a meeting in Portsmouth. Present were not just English, but also two Indian members, TT Majumdar and Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, both students of law in London. For Gandhi, later one of the leading figures in the Indian Independence movement, membership in the London Vegetarian Society was a formative experience. It allowed him to discover vegetarianism as an ethically motivated choice and integrate it into a philosophy of non-violence. The encounter was not a singular instance. It was part of a larger entanglement between European vegetarianism and India...

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Men outnumber women 4:1 in literature. Book character gender gap matters – The Print 

  (This article first appeared in The Print on May 22, 2022)

  • The cumulative effect of unconscious gender bias in books can contribute to the gender pay gap and fewer women being in leadership positions…

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From tiger to snow leopard: 50 years of conservation science in India – Scroll

(This article first appeared in Scroll.in on Feb 16, 2022)

  • One day in the early 1990s, two scholars met in the auditorium of the Wildlife Institute of India in Dehradun, for its annual research seminar. One, Raghu Chundawat, a returning alumnus, was a pioneer in India in radio telemetry – the technique of using radio collars on animals to track their migratory behaviour. Chundawat had completed his PhD on snow leopards in Ladakh in the late 1980s, and was in the institute to share some results from his latest project – a wildlife management plan for the then state of Jammu and Kashmir...

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Indian law needs to account for women, make finance inclusive – The Print

(This article originally appeared in The Print on May 17, 2022)   

  • For decades, India’s economic and financial growth story has suffered due to a critical missing piece: women. Women across all segments, be it entrepreneurs or retail customers, face multiple barriers in accessing finance in an equitable manner...

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Global Indian | World in Numbers

Statistically speaking

$50 billion

The monetary package pledged at the Quad Summit for sustainable and demand-driven infrastructure in the Indo-Pacific.

$5.5 billion

The net worth of Indian investor Rakesh Jhunjhunwala. One of the richest men in the country, Rakesh recently lost about ₹1185 crore after dip in his stocks.

$128.5 million

WhatsApp Business is on its way to earning annual revenue exceeding Rs 1000 crore or US$128.5 million worldwide in 2022 with prediction of India contributing 20-30% of the global revenues.

1st time in history

Indian men's badminton team has won the Thomas Cup trophy, defeating 14 times champion Indonesia by 3-0.   

₹25,000 per month

The amount of salary that's enough to put an individual in the top 10 percent of India's wage-earners, according to State of Inequality in India report.

71 NFT startups

The number of NFT startups launched in India in 2021. Currently, there are over 86 active NFT startups in India.

Global Indian | Did You Know? 

Fun facts about India and Global Indians

With long wait for US green card, many Indians are eyeing Portugal Golden Visa. While about 60 percent of the visas have been granted to Chinese and Brazilian nationals, India is slowly starting to rise in the rankings.

Australian leg-spinner Alana King, who was in the ODI World Cup winning national team, has signed with the Women's T20 in India. The Indian-origin cricketer originally hails from Chennai.

Canada has announced that it will step up processing of Express Entry applications, confirming that most new applications will be processed within six months.

WhatsApp is in talks with Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited (BPCL) to become its primary channel of communication, instead of text messages. Meaning, 85 million users who reach out to BPCL for LPG supplies could now be doing it via WhatsApp Business.

The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has suggested that no 'prominent public figures, including celebrities, sportsmen’ should endorse crypto products and the advertisement disclosure should also talk about possible violation of laws.    

With $120 investment, Satya Nadella, Shantanu Narayen and other desi CEOs lay pitch for T20 in US. The titans have invested in Major League Cricket that will use the funds to build stadiums to develop a new generation of American star cricketers.