GLOBAL INDIAN IN PICTURES & VIDEOS

“While I enjoy covering news stories — from business to politics to sports — what I enjoy most is capturing the human face of a breaking story, I shoot for the common man who wants to see and feel a story from a place where he can't be present himself.” Danish Siddiqui, Pulitzer-Winning Photojournalist 1 picture = 1,000 words. Get enamored by visuals from the past and the present. See how Global Indians, PIOs, desis and Indians abroad have knowingly or unknowingly shaped our world. Photographs play an important role in every life – they connect us to our past, they remind us of people, places, feelings, and stories. They can help us to know who we are.

    Historical

    • Aviator, industrialist, entrepreneur and Tata Group’s chairman for the longest duration; JRD Tata was a man who wore many hats. On his 117th birth anniversary, here’s looking at what made him such a great leader. Excerpts from his interview with journalist Rajiv Mehrotra
      Duration: 3 mins
    • Watching childbirth horrors as a young resident doctor led Dr Aparna Hegde to launch ARMMAN; an NGO that helps pregnant women access critical healthcare information to lead healthier pregnancies. This has helped minimize maternal mortality
      Duration: 11 mins
    • Captain Gopinath’s Air Deccan gave wings to India’s middle class. From offering ₹1 tickets to highly economically priced ones, Air Deccan allowed everyone to fly
      Duration: 2 mins
    • 1938: BKS Iyengar, who was guru to The Beatles and The Beach Boys, demonstrating yoga asanas
      Duration: 3 mins
    • A clip from the 1960 Rome Olympics when Milkha Singh missed bagging a medal by a whisker
      Duration: 2 mins
    • “At the stroke of the midnight hour, when the world sleeps, India will awake to life and freedom.” – Jawaharlal Nehru, 1947
      Duration: 1 min
    • 1983: India’s first ever cricket World Cup winning moment
      Duration: Less than 1 min
    • Iconic TV ads from the 1990s
      Duration: 5 mins
    • 1947: The first British contingent leaves India
      Duration: 1 min

    Latest

    • Watch the moment India’s Neeraj Chopra made a stunning Olympics debut with his monster throw of 86.65m in javelin throw. He is now on his way to the finals at the Tokyo Olympics.
      Duration: 1 min
    • Set between Bangalore and Kashmir, Madhuri Vijay’s The Far Field explores the fractured relationship of a mother and daughter, the pain of unrequited love and the need to escape a life. With her poignant debut novel that also delves into India’s geo-political situation, Vijay outranked the likes of Perumal Murugan to win the JCB Prize for Literature in 2019.
      Duration: 12 mins
    • PV Sindhu became the first Indian woman athlete to win two Olympic medals when she defeated Chinese shuttler He Bing Jiao at the Tokyo Olympics
      Duration: 3 mins
    • India’s Lovlina Borgohain has assured India of its second medal at the Tokyo Olympics. The Assamese boxer defeated Chinese Taipei’s Nien-Chin Chen and advanced to the semi-finals of the women’s 69kg category securing at least a bronze for herself.
      Duration: 1 min
    • Watch as Neeraj Kakkar talks about his journey with Paper Boat and why he’s working to keep alive the nostalgia of childhood memories and traditional recipes through his company
      Duration: 7 mins
    • Weightlifter Mirabai Chanu received a warm welcome at Delhi airport as she returned home after her win at Tokyo Olympics 2020
      Duration: 2 mins
    • 26-year-old weightlifter Saikhom Mirabai Chanu clinched a silver in the women’s 49kg category, thus winning India its very first medal at the Tokyo Olympics 2020
      Duration: 1 min
    • Indian American teen innovator Gitanjali Rao explains how she made Tethys, a device that detects lead contamination in water and sends that information over Bluetooth. Rao was TIME’s first year ever Kid of the Year for 2020.
      Duration: 1 min
    • Watch as the crew on board Blue Origin’s New Shepard spacecraft enjoyed a few minutes in zero gravity. From popping candy to playing with a ping-pong ball Jeff Bezos, Mark Bezos, Wally Funk and Oliver Daemen enjoyed a few of Earth on their maiden space flight.
      Duration: 2 mins
    • Swimmer Sajan Prakash created history in Rome by completing the 200m butterfly in 1:56.38 on June 26. The 27-year-old from Kerala became the first swimmer from India to earn a direct qualification for the Olympics.
      Duration: 2.5 mins
    • How Lilly Singh turned her depression into a success story
      Duration: 16 mins
    • Here’s how Indian-origin chef Gaggan Anand gives a fine dining spin to Indian cuisine at his hugely popular Bangkok restaurant
      Duration: 2 mins
    • How Justin Narayan impressed the judges on MasterChef Australia
      Duration: 4 mins
    • The moment when Richard Branson’s VSS Unity traveled to the edge of space and returned
      Duration: 2 mins
    • Nav Bhatia: How this Sikh Canadian changed perceptions with his fandom
      Duration: 16 mins
    • Chef Vikas Khanna is putting Indian cuisine on the global culinary map
      Duration: 9 mins
    • Telugu American rapper Raja Kumari’s latest song Rani Cypher puts the focus on gender diversity
      Duration: 4 mins
    • 2012: The year Mary Kom became the first Indian woman to bag an Olympic medal for boxing
      Duration: 3 mins
    • MIT’s Indian-origin researcher Shriya Srinivasan talks about the next steps in human prosthesis
      Duration: 2 mins
    • When Sunil Chhetri surpassed Lionel Messi to become the world’s second highest active goal scorer
      Duration: Less than 1 min
    • Indian-origin chemist Depinder Chibber is winning hearts at MasterChef Australia
      Duration: 2 mins
    • “Everybody said it could not be done.”- Ratan Tata on India’s first locally-developed car
      Duration: 4 mins
    • Indian Railways: Carrying 8 billion people every year
      Duration: 14 mins