NRI SPECIAL

Indian PM Modi sweeps Davos, rolls out red carpet for global investors

Confident India and its leader deliver the opening speech at the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Indian leader Narendra Modi has warned that globalization is under threat. Modi told delegates at the Swiss resort on Tuesday that “forces of

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Priti Patel – A rising Star of British Politics

A fascinating story of her rise in British politcs The international media have gone to town over the story line of Priti Patel, the British Member of Parliament who is of Indian origin. Having met Priti many times and getting

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INDIAN-ORIGIN BANKER NAMED BEST GOVERNOR OF ASIA PACIfIC

An Indian-origin banker in Singapore has been named as the best central bank governor in Asia-Pacific for 2018, a media report said today. Ravi Menon, managing director of Singapore’s central bank Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS), was recognised by the

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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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