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STRONG ECONOMIC GROWTH A KEY DRIVER OF NRI INVESTMENT IN INDIA

India’s strong economic growth remain major driving force of increased investment from overseas Indians in the country, finds a new report by WealthInsight. India’s economy has overtaken China’s to become the world’s fastest growing major economy in late 2015. The economy grew by 7.3% in the last three months of the year compared to China’s 6.8% during the same period. …

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Talented South Asians on Forbes’ 30 Under 30 List

Talented South Asians on Forbes’ 30 Under 30 Lis  Every year, Forbes magazine announces its 30 Under 30 list of young entrepreneurs who surprise the world with their ingenuity and excellence. In 2016, its fifth year of running the list, the business magazine named 600 of the “brightest young entrepreneurs, breakout talents, and change agents in 20 different sectors.”Of these 600, …

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C.P. Viswanath and Shobha Viswanath

Craning for the Peak

The year was 1957. Clutching a hundred rupee note given by his father, a youngster in Guntur started out on his supari business and an entrepreneurial dream. He believed that sticking to quality alone would help him find a place in customers’ hearts. Today, his investment is Rs 35 crore. Grandhi Subba Rao (pic: above) alias `Crane’ Subba Rao still …

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Mohini Bhradwaj

Propelled to Blinding Fame –   Success is always sweet. Regardless of how and when it comes, fame and achievement have something special about them. When success comes at an early age, however, it usually comes with a heavy price to be paid. No one, perhaps, knows this better than Mohini Bhardwaj.   Mohini’s father went to America, where he …

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Mira Nair

Mira Nair

When Life Gave Direction – People may opine that life is a stage, and others may say that it’s a larger than life canvas, and a select few may add that it is but the smallest fragment of the universe – almost insignificant. Any, and all of these is true. Life is all about what you make of it, and …

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Srilata Zaheer

Paving the Way for Intellect and Opportunity –   Education is a seriouscause among girls – especially when it comes to the girl child in India. It is commonly known that girls often do not get the same platforms and opportunities as boys are given. However, when it comes especially to the field of education, it is a much more …

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Padma Lakshmi

The Recipe for Success – Padma Lakshmi We all are slaves to our destiny. Life has its own secret plans. While we plan and work and dream of the future, life has its own ways of surprising and throwing us off guard. Many people have had to fight hard to make it, and feel like it is a part of …

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The Pledge to Make a Difference – Kamala Devi Harris

The Pledge to Make a Difference – Kamala Devi Harris Very often in life, we are motivated by something that we look up to. This could be in the form of a person, an ideal or even a goal. In each of these cases, the motivation is toward a positive end. However, there are many cases where the motivation comes …

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Indra Nooyi

In honor of Women’s History Month – Indra Nooyi

In honor of Women’s History Month, Desh-Videsh will highlight a few notable women who continue to make headlines around the world. The rise of Indra Nooyi from her teen days at Chennai, India through the struggling days at Yale University to her imminent numero uno position at PepsiCo is indeed a saga that may make even the staunchest follower of miracle jump …

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Anoushka Shankar

In honor of Women’s History Month – Anoushka Shankar

In honor of Women’s History Month, Desh-Videsh will highlight a few notable women who continue to make headlines around the world. Orchestrating a Perfect Life:  Anoushka Shankar A young lady holds an instrument gingerly in her arm. The long neck balances precariously in the clever clasp of her palm, while the oversized bottom rests contentedly seated alongside her. She is young and …

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