NRI SPECIAL

INDIA AND BRAZIL – HOME WITHIN A HOME

A peek into the life of Brazil’s most famous city Being from an Indo-Brazilian origin and as a resident of Mumbai, I was absolutely thrilled when the Editor of ‘Opinion express’ told me to write an article on delectable country Brazil

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Why Parsis are India’s finest citizens

I’m delighted a Parsi has taken over this week from Ratan Tata as head of Asia’s greatest corporation. I have strong feelings in this matter but I don’t think they come from prejudice. That would indicate judging without information if

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FRIENDS OF INDIA

The world moves at an ever faster rate. Those who take too long to decipher the modern code tend to be left behind. However, there are individuals who have the capacity to rise above these challenges and put themselves bang in

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Triple identity gave me unique Advantage, says Lord Gadhia

Lord Gadhia is a British Citizen of Indian origin, born in Uganda and raised in the UK. His family came to Britain during the expulsion of 50,000+ Asians from Uganda in 1972. He was educated at Cambridge University and also the

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A Dummy’s Guide to tax havens and black money

On Friday, the Union government sought a review of the Supreme Court’s order constituting a Special Investigative Team (SIT) to probe the issue of black money stashed abroad. The government believes this is judicial over-reach, but it forgets that the

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Inflation may hit India, China growth story

Legendary investor George Soros has said that the Indian economy is under pressure because of rising inflation. Soros, the chairman of Soros Fund Management, “India is in a different position because India has very good domestic based growth. But inflation

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Right wealth in wrong hands

As I reflect on my past life, I am faced with the harsh reality that success has eluded me for three quarters of a century. Even in the field of Corruption, which has been the subject of study by me

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Energise India-Japan partnership in tertiary education, innovation

As India embarks on long overdue reforms of its tertiary and professional education systems, including promotion of research culture in the universities, there is merit in diversifying the partners with whom it seeks deeper engagement in this area. India’s in-

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THE GREAT, ACHIEVERS GALLERY

RAJIV SHAH Born to Indian immigrant parents in Ann Arbor, Michigan, the 36 year old Shah serves as the Under Secretary for Research, Education and Economics (REE) and Chief Scientist at the U.S. Department of Agriculture. With a staff of over

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Indians in UK Election 2015

The Indian community has now been in the United Kingdom in reasonably large numbers for some five decades. During this time the community rightly focused its attention on the day to day requirements of embedding in British society and ensuring

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