Aarti Sampath:

Battling racism and misogyny to becoming one of New York’s top chefs

Destination Mars:

Priyanka Srivastava helped design NASA’s Mars rover, Perseverance

Niranjan Mukundan:

No challenge can sink can the young para-swimming champ

Rohit Ghai:

The Michelin-starred chef is taking the Indian platter to the world

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Aarti Sampath:

Battling racism and misogyny to becoming one of New York’s top chefs

Destination Mars:

Priyanka Srivastava helped design NASA’s Mars rover, Perseverance

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

Niranjan Mukundan:

No challenge can sink can the young para-swimming champ

Rohit Ghai:

The Michelin-starred chef is taking the Indian platter to the world

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Global Indian | Good Reads

 Top reads curated from the internet 

#1Anton Chekhov global indian
Love in the Time of Numbness; Or, Doctor Chekhov, Writer – The New Yorker
Reading Time: 8 mins
#2digital transaction global indian
India needs National Technology Coordinator. An Indian model in digital infrastructure is ready – The Print
Reading Time: 8 mins
#3
Mutant legacy of a British-era law in Manipur – The New Indian Express
Reading Time: 6 mins
#4
Rich-poor divide on clean power is getting wider and hurting the climate fight – The Print
#5Indian startups
Facing the heat: Why start-ups are in trouble – India Today
#6Ankiti Bose global indian
 Startup Led By Indian-Origin Ankiti Bose Turns Into Dumpster Fire – Bloomberg
Anton Chekhov global indian

Love in the Time of Numbness; Or, Doctor Chekhov, Writer – The New Yorker

(This article first appeared in The New Yorker on April 11, 2017)

  • As the matriarch of our heaving, multi-generational family, she had always helmed the kitchen with an efficient, if somewhat despotic, hand. Because all the food in that household was cooked by her—years earlier, an attempted takeover by one of the uncle’s wives had been swiftly and tyrannically rebuffed—my grandmother was, in fact, the ultimate arbiter of taste...
 

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India needs National Technology Coordinator. An Indian model in digital infrastructure is ready – The Print

(This article first appeared in The Print on June 27, 2022) We would like India to be less of just being a fuel for global tech companies, but to also lead the global tech movement,” argued Rajeev Chandrasekhar, the Union Minister of State for Entrepreneurship, Skill Development, Electronics and Technology...

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Mutant legacy of a British-era law in Manipur – The New Indian Express

This article first appeared in The New Indian Express on June 22, 2022 Independent India has followed the British land revenue administration model in Manipur and this has led to friction among the ethnic communities in the region.

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Rich-poor divide on clean power is getting wider and hurting the climate fight – The Print

(This article first appeared in The Print on June 23)

  • To look at the way richer countries are spending money on the energy transition, you might think we’re within reach of bringing climate change under control. Investment in clean energy has only accelerated in the years since Covid-19 struck. In the second half of the last decade, it grew at a 2% annual rate. Since 2020, that’s risen to 12% a year. This year, it will hit $1.4 trillion, the International Energy Agency wrote in its annual investment report Wednesday, putting green power comprehensively ahead of the roughly $1 trillion that’s being spent on fossil fuels...

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Facing the heat: Why start-ups are in trouble – India Today

(This article first appeared in India Today on June 20)
  • Until just a few months ago, start-ups were the toast of the town. From cab aggregators to food tech firms and fashion products to medicine, the new legion of start-ups were in hot demand...

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 Startup Led By Indian-Origin Ankiti Bose Turns Into Dumpster Fire – Bloomberg

(This article first appeared in Bloomberg on June 20)
  • Zilingo Pte was until recently a rising star in the world of fashion e-commerce, and its glamorous leader Ankiti Bose was a model young achiever. But in less than three months, the Singapore-based company has become a dumpster fire threatening to consume its sacked chief executive...

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Global Indian | World in Numbers

Statistically speaking

55 senior retired pilots

TATA Group-owned Air India has sent out hiring offers to nearly 55 retired pilots who retired in the past four years to re-hire them for a five-year period as the carrier looks forward to expand its fleet and acquire 300 single-aisle planes.

₹4,447 crore

The deal that Zomato has struck to acquire grocery delivery platform Blinkit. Blinkit was one of the more than 40 unicorns created in India last year.

$562 million

World Bank has approved three loans totalling $562 million to fund an education project in Gujarat, a social protection programme in Tamil Nadu and a project to help recovery in the fisheries sector post the pandemic.

₹60,000 crore

The amount Gautam Adani has committed to donate to social causes to mark his 60th birthday.

4th rank

India has emerged as the fourth largest recycler in the world and the country has recycled 75 tonnes in 2021, according to a World Gold Council (WGC) report.

4th rank

India's ranking among the top gold recycler in the world. India recycled 75 tonnes of gold in 2021, according to a World Gold Council report. While China topped the chart by recycling 168 tonnes of the yellow metal.

Global Indian | Did You Know? 

Fun facts about India and Global Indians

Immuneel Therapeutics Pvt Ltd, co-founded by Biocon founder Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw, has raised around $15 million in a Series A funding round. Started in 2019, the company has raised around $28 million so far from venture capital firms and individuals.

The Ramayana! is an annual event at Mount Madonna School in California, with participation from the entire student body. This theatrical production of the famous Indian epic, filled with music, dance and drama, has been performed for over 40 years.

Senior diplomat Ruchira Kamboj was appointed India's Permanent Representative to the United Nations in New York. Kamboj, a 1987-batch Indian Foreign Service (IFS) officer, is presently serving as India's envoy to Bhutan.

Delhi’s international airport has switched to hydro and solar power for its consumption needs, making it India’s first airport to run entirely on a combination of these forms of green energy.

64-year-old leader from Odisha, Draupadi Murmu, has been named as India's presidential candidate by the National Democratic Alliance. If elected, she will be the first woman and tribal leader from Odisha to be the President of India.

Dr Aditi Prabhakar has made history as the first woman, immigrant or person of colour to head the Office of Science and Technology Policy, after she was nominated as director by President Joe Biden.

Publisher’s Corner

Xavier Augustin

I had long wanted to tell trials and tribulations of Indians abroad and those who returned home that I registered the domain name ‘theglobalindian.com in 2000 when we were making a name for ourselves on the global stage.