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‘Polar Preet’: first woman of colour to ski solo across Antartica

  When Preet Chandi, a British Army physiotherapist, skied 700 miles across Antarctica, she set a record of sorts - becoming the first woman of...
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Mumbai-born Amrapali Gan becomes CEO of OnlyFans

  Subscription-based adult content creation platform OnlyFans has announced the appointment of Mumbai-born Amrapali "Ami" Gan as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Gan will assume the...
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Leena Nair will be the next CEO of Chanel

  Indian-origin Leena Nair, 52, was named the new global CEO of French fashion house Chanel yesterday. I am humbled and honoured to be appointed the...
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Indian-American man killed in robbery on daughter’s birthday

  The Indian-origin owner of a petrol station in Georgia was killed on his daughter's birthday in a brazen daylight robbery in front of a...

Viral CEO Vishal Garg apologises for mass layoffs over Zoom call

  Better.com CEO Vishal Garg, who was massively trolled for laying off 900 employees over a Zoom meeting call last week, has finally issued an...
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Gita Gopinath to become IMF’s First Deputy Managing Director

  The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has announced that Gita Gopinath, currently chief economist of the IMF, is set to succeed Geoffrey Okamoto as the...
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IIT Bombay graduate Parag Agrawal is Twitter’s new CEO

  Jack Dorsey, the maverick behind making Twitter the world's go-to social platform to rant, laud, troll, or play simple catch up, is moving on. Confirming...
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Bharti Shahani, 22, declared brain dead after Astroworld tragedy

  22-year-old Bharti Shahani, a student at Texas A&M University, has been declared brain dead after suffering injuries in the crowd surge at Travis Scott’s...
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Indian-American cop shot amid growing anti-police sentiments

  An Indian-American police officer has been critically wounded after he was shot by a man while responding to a domestic dispute. Paramhans Desai, 38, was...
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UK unveils ‘Mahatma Gandhi coin’ to mark Diwali

  A new 5 pound coin to commemorate the life and legacy of Mahatma Gandhi was unveiled by Chancellor Rishi Sunak to mark the Hindu...
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Indian-American astronaut part of SpaceX Crew-3 mission

  An Indian-American astronaut is part of NASA-SpaceX's third mission to the International Space Station. "NASA's SpaceX Crew-3 mission will carry NASA astronauts Raja Chari, Tom...
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Tamil Nadu CM announces welfare board for Tamil diaspora

  Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M.K. Stalin announced a new welfare board for the Tamil people living abroad. The Chief Minister in a statement here...
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Texas doctor sues county for wrongful termination, alleges racial discrimination

  Texas doctor Hasan Gokal made headlines in the US when he was fired from Harris County Public Health (HCPH) in January after being accused...
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4 Indian-origin people and a Nepalese family die in NYC floods

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41 Keralites stranded in Afghanistan seek immediate evacuation

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Indian man to be deported after trying to bribe NZ officer

  27-year-old Gurwinder Singh who offered a NZ police officer $200 to let him off a drink-driving charge will be deported to India. A recently released...
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(UPDATED) Vishal Jood case: concerns raised ahead of court appearance

  Update (12 August): Vishal Jood appeared before Parramatta Local Court on Thursday and entered a not-guilty plea on one of his charges. However, the...
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Indians to benefit from Canada’s family reunification program

  A record number of 40,000 immigrant families will be allowed to sponsor their parents and grandparents to bring them to Canada in 2021. This means...

Wildlife photographer Aditya Nair captures ‘the essence of Africa’

  23-year-old Aditya Nair’s photo ‘The Murderous Pharaoh’ was highly commended in this year’s Africa Geographic Photographer of the Year competition.   Nair's stunning capture taken on...
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Indian-American winning streak at spelling bee comes to an end

  14-year-old Zaila Avant-garde has become the first African-American to win the Scripps National Spelling Bee, breaking a 12-year winning streak of Indian-Americans at the...
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Sirisha Bandla reaches space on Virgin Galactic’s VSS Unity 22

As she vaulted into space on board VSS Unity 22 Sunday 11 July,  Sirisha Bandla became only the fourth astronaut of Indian descent. The Virgin...
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Biden cancels Trump’s proposal to time-limit student visas

  US President Joe Biden's administration has announced it is cancelling a proposal by his predecessor Donald Trump to limit student visas to a four-year...
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Indian Army Memorial to be inaugurated in Italy

  Nearly 77 years after thousands of Indian soldiers made the supreme sacrifice while fighting for the liberation of Italy during the World War II,...

Astronaut Sirisha Bandla: ‘The first Telugu girl to reach for the stars’

  This Sunday July 11, Andhra Pradesh-born Sirisha Bandla will become the fourth Indian-origin astronaut to go to space. I am so incredibly honored to be...
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Indian-American chemist wins European Inventor Award 2021

  Indian-American chemist Sumita Mitra has won the European Inventor Award 2021, one of Europe's most prestigious innovation prizes, in the "Non-European Patent Office countries"...
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Scottish graveyard in Kolkata reveals the untold stories of colonial women in India

  When I was a child growing up in Kolkata, I would hear stories about the European colonisation of Bengal – the precolonial name of...
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Indian-origin journo wins Pulitzer for exposing China’s detention camps

  Indian-origin journalist Megha Rajagopalan has won the US' top journalism award, the Pulitzer Prize, for innovative investigative reports harnessing satellite technology that exposed China's...
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Indian-origin man among 9 victims of California mass shooting

  An Indian-origin man, who saved at least one person in a California mass shooting, was among the nine people killed by a railway worker...


Let’s Talk Boosters: Indian Link podcast

  In LET'S TALK BOOSTERS, a new podcast series by Indian Link, host Ekta Sharma quizzes Dr Kritman Dhamoon of Blacktown Hospital Sydney about booster...
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‘Serving the community’: COVID testing in remote NSW

  The past two years have been a rollercoaster of COVID-19 related turmoil; from isolating lockdowns, closed borders, to trying to help Indians in the...

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  Growing up in Indian culture, most of us know that love has never been as popular as marriage. Even in the movies, the main...
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