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Voice of the Commonwealth - The Global Influencer

Voice of the Commonwealth - The Global Influencer

Diaspora

Young Singapore-based Indian businessman gains global recognition in cryptocurrencies!

Kochi, India (CU)_ Sanju, age 29, is a co-founder of Vauld.com, a Singaporean firm that deals with cryptocurrency. It is one of the largest cryptocurrency and cryptocurrency-based banking firms in the world. The firm that was founded in 2019 attracted multimillion investments in just thirty months. Sanju Sony Kurian was a young boy who was wandering around the village of Kallumala on the outskirts of Mavelikkara until 2014. He is now an elite Singaporean millionaire. He was also featured in the Forbes 30 Under 30 Asia List 2022. According to Forbes, he could be one of the 30 Asian entrepreneurs...

British-Bangladeshi philanthropist honored in the Queen’s Birthday Honors for 2022

   Dhaka, Bangladesh (CU)_ Member of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire honor has been awarded to British-Bangladeshi philanthropist Nadia Samdani in the Queen's Birthday Honors List for 2022. Samdani was honored for her contributions to international art philanthropy and for her support towards the arts in Bangladesh, South Asia, and the United Kingdom. The Birthday Honors list honors the accomplishments of numerous outstanding individuals throughout the...

Sri Lanka born Cassandra Fernando makes history

CANBERRA (CU)_Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese recently appointed a diverse cabinet crew and boasted of the record number of women appointed to his frontbench team. Women altogether did historically well in this year’s election, with a record number of women being elected to parliament. Among them was Cassandra Fernando, who became the first ever Sri Lankan-born member of Australian Parliament. The former union organiser and pastry chef moved to Melbourne...

Indian-American wins the PGA Tour Latin America!

California, USA (CU)_ Manav Shah, an Indian American golfer, bagged his breakthrough victory at the PGA TOUR Latinoamérica's Quito Open. Shah was born in the United States following his parents’ relocation from Mumbai. He defeated Joel Thelen and Mitchell Meissner by two strokes to win the championship. Following the victory, Shah said, “I speak the language (Hindi) also and would love to play in India or Asian Tour in...

Popular Indian Americans are investing in the US T20 cricket league!

California, USA (CU)_ According to recent media reports, popular Indian American business executives including Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella and Adobe CEO Shantanu Narayen are investing heavily in the establishment of the first professional Twenty20 league in the United States. Accordingly, a huge investment of $120 million has been collected already. The majority of MLC's $120 million investment would be used to construct outstanding cricket-specific stadiums and training facilities in...

Richard Verma to President’s Intelligence Advisory Board!

California, USA (CU)_ According to the White House, the advisory board is an independent component of the executive office and functions solely to assist the president. It added, “It provides an independent source of advice on the effectiveness with which the Intelligence Community is meeting the nation's intelligence needs and the vigor and insight with which the community plans for the future". President Joe Biden has appointed Richard Verma, an...

Advocating recognition to contributions of African descent

ACCRA (CU)_The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) recently convened a high-level diaspora forum in the capital city of Ghana. The meeting was aimed at advocating for the recognition of the contributions made by the people of African descent towards the development of societies across the globe. The forum, titled The Return Mission, had several distinguished guests in attendance, including UN Under-Secretary General and the Executive Director of the UNFPA, Natalia...