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Mira Jacob's Good Talk is a timely, cogent and personal look at navigating race and identity in present-day America
Life

Mira Jacob's Good Talk is a timely, cogent and personal look at navigating race and identity in present-day America

Mira Jacob was prompted to write Good Talk by a series of questions posed by her son, about Michael Jackson, race and Trump. The graphic memoir employs a striking visual style – paper dolls superimposed on photographs, and uses humour and anecdotes to show what it means to be brown/mixed race in today's America

Around 40,000 register for ‘Howdy, Modi’ summit in Houston, Texas; mayor says visit will strengthen trade, culture ties
World

Around 40,000 register for ‘Howdy, Modi’ summit in Houston, Texas; mayor says visit will strengthen trade, culture ties

Around 40,000 people have registered themselves for Indian-American community summit 'Howdy, Modi!', which will be addressed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 22 September during his visit to the US for the UN General Assembly session, organisers of the event said.

Indian diaspora condoles Sushma Swaraj's demise, remembers her for bringing 'assertiveness' with 'empathy' to country's diplomacy
India

Indian diaspora condoles Sushma Swaraj's demise, remembers her for bringing 'assertiveness' with 'empathy' to country's diplomacy

The Indian diaspora condoled the demise of former external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj and remembered her as a "caring" and "remarkable" leader. Swaraj passed away at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in New Delhi on Tuesday night after suffering a cardiac arrest. The senior BJP leader was 67.

Narendra Modi meets diaspora in Sri Lanka, says people delivered 'clear-cut' mandate in Lok Sabha polls
India

Narendra Modi meets diaspora in Sri Lanka, says people delivered 'clear-cut' mandate in Lok Sabha polls

'After independence, this is the largest voter turnout that the elections saw,' Modi told the gathering in Sri Lanka.

Sushma Swaraj thanks Narendra Modi for opportunity as EAM, expresses hope for new govt to work 'gloriously’ in emotional tweet
Politics

Sushma Swaraj thanks Narendra Modi for opportunity as EAM, expresses hope for new govt to work 'gloriously’ in emotional tweet

Sushma Swaraj, who was a notable omission in the new NDA government, Thursday thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi for giving her an opportunity to serve people of India as External Affairs Minister.

Bipartisan group of US lawmakers push for fair treatment of 129 Indians arrested in visa fraud case
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Bipartisan group of US lawmakers push for fair treatment of 129 Indians arrested in visa fraud case

In multiple raids last month, federal authorities arrested 129 Indians an a Palestinian enrolled as students in the fraudulent university in Metro Detroit area.

‘Pay-and-stay’ US visa scam: Indian embassy opens 24x7 helpline for 129 arrested students, appoints nodal officer
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‘Pay-and-stay’ US visa scam: Indian embassy opens 24x7 helpline for 129 arrested students, appoints nodal officer

The Indian Embassy in the US has opened a 24/7 hotline to assist the 129 Indian students arrested by the American authorities in the "pay-and-stay" university visa scam, officials have said.

Narendra Modi in Varanasi: PM inaugurates Pravasi Bharatiya Divas, makes 'New India' pitch, lauds govt for curbing corruption
India

Narendra Modi in Varanasi: PM inaugurates Pravasi Bharatiya Divas, makes 'New India' pitch, lauds govt for curbing corruption

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday inaugurated the 15th Pravasi Bharat Divas in Varanasi.

Pravasi Bharatiya Divas 2019: Govt wants 31 million-strong Indian diaspora to make 'desi' drive with flagship programme
India

Pravasi Bharatiya Divas 2019: Govt wants 31 million-strong Indian diaspora to make 'desi' drive with flagship programme

The Government of India will mark the 15th Pravasi Bharatiya Divas in Varanasi between 21 and 23 January. Prime Minister of Mauritius Pravind Kumar Jugnauth will preside over the three-day convention, where the theme this year is 'Role of Indian Diaspora in building a New India'.

Rahul Gandhi reaches out to Indian diaspora in UAE; brings up intolerance debate, says Congress doesn't need BJP-mukt India
India

Rahul Gandhi reaches out to Indian diaspora in UAE; brings up intolerance debate, says Congress doesn't need BJP-mukt India

Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Friday praised the United Arab Emirates (UAE) for declaring 2019 as the 'Year of Tolerance' and said that India, on the other hand, has been witnessing four-and-a-half years of "intolerance".

Venkaiah Naidu leaves for 2-day US visit to deliver address at 2nd World Hindu Congress, interact with diaspora
India

Venkaiah Naidu leaves for 2-day US visit to deliver address at 2nd World Hindu Congress, interact with diaspora

The World Hindu Congress, which is scheduled to be held from 7 to 9 September, is held once every four years. The event will also mark the commemoration of 125 years of Swami Vivekananda's address at the World's Parliament of Religions in Chicago.

President Ram Nath Kovind says Indian diaspora true cultural ambassadors of India, will deepen ties with Cyprus
India

President Ram Nath Kovind says Indian diaspora true cultural ambassadors of India, will deepen ties with Cyprus

Ram Nath Kovind arrived in Cyprus on Sunday on the first leg of his three-nation visit to Europe to continue India's high-level engagements with European countries.

Kerala, After The Flood: Malayali expats in the Gulf take out major collection drives for victims back home
India

Kerala, After The Flood: Malayali expats in the Gulf take out major collection drives for victims back home

Acts of kindness by the Kerala diaspora are extending much-needed relief to the state as it struggles to overcome the worst natural calamity in its history

Sikh group in UK moots 'independence referendum': Upcoming rally in London should worry India
India

Sikh group in UK moots 'independence referendum': Upcoming rally in London should worry India

While this is not the first such event held by diaspora Sikh groups, it might be a crucial one since it seeks to lay the foundation for a 'non-binding' referendum

India emerging as global manufacturing, startup hub, says Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Uganda
Business

India emerging as global manufacturing, startup hub, says Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Uganda

Addressing the Indian diaspora in the Ugandan capital, Prime Minister Modi also said that rail tracks, metro train coaches, and satellites are being manufactured today in India itself by using Indian steel.

Narendra Modi addresses Indian diaspora in Jakarta, calls India one of the most important 'open economies'
India

Narendra Modi addresses Indian diaspora in Jakarta, calls India one of the most important 'open economies'

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday addressed the Indian diaspora in Jakarta while on his first-ever official visit to India.

Diaspora hip hop: After Heems, a look at the new league of desi artists making waves
Life

Diaspora hip hop: After Heems, a look at the new league of desi artists making waves

More voices from the diaspora have emerged, as the global music industry is finally opening its eyes to the existence of the Indian identity

Meet Shubham Goel, the youngest candidate to contest California gubernatorial election
World

Meet Shubham Goel, the youngest candidate to contest California gubernatorial election

Firstpost spoke with Shubham Goel, a 22-year-old running for the Governor of California, making him the youngest candidate for the post.

Narendra Modi in Stockholm hails Indian diaspora before London stopover where protests and rallies await
India

Narendra Modi in Stockholm hails Indian diaspora before London stopover where protests and rallies await

India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi headed for London after meetings in Stockholm with counterparts from Finland, Denmark, Iceland and Norway even as the brutal rape and killing of a child in Kashmir continues to headline the Modi and India story in world media.

Narendra Modi holds bilateral talks with Sultan of Oman, addresses Indian diaspora
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Narendra Modi holds bilateral talks with Sultan of Oman, addresses Indian diaspora

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday held wide-ranging talks with the Sultan of Oman as the two sides signed eight agreements, including pacts on cooperation in the field of defence, health and tourism