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UK-based engineer who built a plane in his backyard

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Israel’s tech ambassador to India

Nitin Chordia:

Country’s first certified chocolate taster makes ‘Made-in-India’ chocolates popular

Pravin Tulpule:

Former naval officer turned ‘Happy’ the medical clown to spread joy

Shona Prabhu:

Helping athletes unleash the power of nutrition for peak performances

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Alyia Krumbiegel:

Retracing a princely legacy

Nileema Mishra:

The Ramon Magsaysay awardee who transformed lives in 200 villages

Ashok Aliseril:

UK-based engineer who built a plane in his backyard

Nitin Chordia:

Country’s first certified chocolate taster makes ‘Made-in-India’ chocolates popular

Pratik Thakker:

Israel’s tech ambassador to India

Pravin Tulpule:

Former naval officer turned ‘Happy’ the medical clown to spread joy

Shona Prabhu:

Helping athletes unleash the power of nutrition for peak performances

Indian chef Srijith Gopinath is taking the South Indian spice palette to the world

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

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Global Indian | Good Reads

 Top reads curated from the internet 

#1
The other side of life in the 5th largest economy: Deccan Chronicle
Reading Time: 7 mins
#2
Asia’s New Gilded Visas Target Wealthy and Highly Paid – Bloomberg
Reading Time: 5 mins
#3
Going to Mokama was exciting, but there was fear too: The Hindu
Reading Time: 7 mins
#4
Blockbuster ‘RRR’ was hyped to be India’s Oscar entry until it lost to Gujarati film ‘Chhello Show’ . What does the future of indie films look like? – The Hindu
Reading Time: 6 mins
#5
How companies can curb moonlighting – The Economics Times
Reading Time: 5 mins
#6
When a temple in southern Laos was a major Hindu pilgrimage centre: Scroll.in
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The other side of life in the 5th largest economy: Deccan Chronicle

(This article first appeared in Deccan Chronicle on September 27, 2022)

  • The jubilation over India’s GDP outstripping Britain’s is a reminder that Indians often take pride in records that should rightly be ignored or even sometimes treated as a matter of national shame. The quality of Indian life is exposed not by a tycoon or two strutting on the world stage but by India’s fall from 131st to 132nd among 191 countries in the UN Development Programme’s latest Human Development Index...

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Asia’s New Gilded Visas Target Wealthy and Highly Paid – Bloomberg

(This article first appeared in Bloomberg on September 21, 2022)

  • If you have cash to splash and fancy a change of scenery, there have never been so many options...

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Going to Mokama was exciting, but there was fear too: The Hindu

(This article first appeared in The Hindu on September 23, 2022)

  • Jyoti Thottam’s book,  Sisters of Mokama: The Pioneering Women who Brought Hope and Healing to India, is more than just the extraordinary story of six nuns, belonging to the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth in Nelson County Kentucky, who travelled by ship and railway in 1947 at a fraught time to set up Nazareth Hospital in the little-known town of Mokama in Bihar...

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Blockbuster ‘RRR’ was hyped to be India’s Oscar entry until it lost to Gujarati film ‘Chhello Show’ . What does the future of indie films look like? – The Hindu

This article first appeared in The Hindu on September 22, 2022 Despite the hype, Chhello Show has edged out RRR and Kashmir Files to become India's official entry at the Oscars. But what is the future of indie films once they come back home? The juggernaut that was S.S. Rajamouli's RRR ruled the box office for weeks, the memes that emerged from it flooded our social media feeds and it once again made Bollywood pine for that one film that could capture the Indian imagination the way RRR did. Even though it lost out to Gujarati film Chhello Show (Last Film Show) as India's official Oscar entry, RRR could still be nominated in the other categories at the 95th Academy Awards to be held on March 12 next year...

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How companies can curb moonlighting – The Economics Times

This article first appeared in The Economic Times on September 23, 2022

  • Many organisations have relooked at day-to-day operations, and as they encourage employees to head back to office or follow a hybrid model in the 'new normal', issues such as 'moonlighting' - holding one or more jobs during the course of regular employment - have started surfacing...

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When a temple in southern Laos was a major Hindu pilgrimage centre: Scroll.in

(This article first appeared in Scroll.in on September 18, 2022)

  • In 2022, it’s hard to imagine that the Theravada Buddhist-majority republic of Laos, which has traditionally been a part of the Sinosphere, was once home to a civilisation and temple complex that was a major centre for Hinduism in South East Asia. Almost all traces of Hinduism in what comprises modern-day Laos were wiped out after the major empires in the region, such as the Khmer, adopted Buddhism...

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Global Indian | World in Numbers

Statistically speaking

82 rupees

The value of INR against the US dollar as on September 29, 2022. The domestic currency hit a new record low after the White House downplayed the possibility of a currency deal to weaken the dollar.

100 KMPH Speed in 52 seconds

Vande Bharat, a fully indigenous Indian train, has achieved a milestone by reaching from 0-100 km in just 52 seconds while the Japan-made bullet train takes 55 seconds for the same distance.

1 month salary

The bonus that Zerodha's co-founder Nithin Kamath has promised if his employees burn 350 active calories daily and meet health goals, as per a new health initiative announced.

$243.91 million

The worth of pharmaceutical products exported by India to Vietnam in FY2021.

1.07 lakh

The number of millionaires India added to the world in 2021 as per the Credit Suisse’s Global Wealth Report 2022.

96 Indians

The number by which India's rich grew and took it to a tally of 1103 spreading over 122 cities, with ₹1000 crore or more of net worth, according to IIFL Wealth Hurun India Rich List 2022.

Global Indian | Did You Know? 

Fun facts about India and Global Indians

Akash Ambani, the head of India's largest telecom firm Jio, has been named in the Time 100 emerging leader's list. He is the only Indian to make it to the list.

US President has nominated Indian-American Arun Subramanian as US District Judge in New York. According to statement released by the White House if confirmed, Subramanian will be the first South Asian judge to serve on the US District Court of New York.

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar recently slammed the mainstream American media, including The Washington Post, for their biased coverage of India.

Impacted by pharma supply disruptions from China and Europe caused by Covid-19, Vietnam has sought the help of Indian healthcare, pharmaceutical and beauty product companies to ensure study supplies.

The UN General Assembly has unanimously adopted a resolution sponsored by India and supported by over 70 countries, declaring 2023 as the international year of millets to raise awareness about the health benefits of the grain.

Filmmaker Vinay Shukla’s turbulent newsroom drama, While We Watched, won the Amplify Voices Award at Toronto festival. This is Shukla’s second film to have its World Premiere at TIFF after his much-acclaimed debut feature, film An Insignificant Man.

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