Indian diaspora: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021
Pravasi Teerth Darshan Yojana
Published: January 23, 2019
Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the Pravasi Teerth Darshan Yojana. The features of the Pravasi Teerth Darshan Yojana are: Under the scheme, a group of Indian diaspora will be taken on a government-sponsored tour of religious places in India twice a year. The first batch of 40 people participated in the Pravasi Bharatiya Divas 2019 held ..
Topics: Fiji • Girmitiya • Girmitiya countries • Guyana • Indian diaspora • Jamaica • Mahatma Gandhi • Mauritius • Pravasi Bharatiya Divas 2019 • Pravasi Teerth Darshan Yojana • Prime minister • Suriname • Trinidad and Tobago
Varanasi hosts Youth Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (YPBD-2019)
Published: January 21, 2019
The Youth Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (YPBD-2019) has started at Varanasi in Uttar Pradesh on January 21. The theme for this year PBD is “Role of Indian Diaspora in building New India”. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will formally inaugurate the event tomorrow, with Prime Minister of Mauritius, Pravind Kumar Jugnauth being the Chief Guest. Several world ..
2019 Non-Resident Indian Day
Published: January 9, 2019
The Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (PBD), also known as Non-Resident Indian Day, is observed every year on 9th of January to mark the contribution of the overseas Indian community towards the development of India. The day commemorates the return of Mahatma Gandhi from South Africa to Mumbai on 9 January 1915.
Shree Saini wins Miss India Worldwide, 2018
Published: December 16, 2018
Indian-American Shree Saini has won Miss India Worldwide 2018 title at a pageant held in the Fords City of New Jersey. Sakshi Sinha from Australia and Anusha Sareen from the United Kingdom were respectively declared first and second runner-ups in the competition. About Miss India Worldwide 2018 The won Miss India Worldwide pageant is organised ..
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UK unveils new organ donation plan to address Indian-origin shortages
Published: August 6, 2018
United Kingdom Government has announced new plans to change law for organ and tissue donation to address urgent need for organs within Indian-origin communities in the country. The amendment in existing law will propose new system of consent for organ and tissue donation. This will be known as Max’s Law after Max Johnson, a 10-year-old ..