J P BANSAL
'Life itself a challenge, if we are ready to face the challenge, we can win'
NCM & BABU RAZACK
'Hard work, continuous effort, self-confidence and determination' - these are the keys for my sustained growth - says Mr. J. P. Bansal, Managing Director of ' Technocraft General Trading and Contracting Co.
He belongs to a small town of Pataudi (a princely state of grandfather of late Mr. M.A.K. Pataudi,..
Classical musician of Hindustani classical music and the master of Santoor
Prof. Maraimalai Ilakkuvanar
A Professor whom I admire,is a myriad talented personality, dedicated to the propagation of Tamil language and literature&n..
- Meet the cool boss from Surat who has gifted 400 flats and 1,260 cars to his employees as Diwali bonus
Savji Dhanji Dholakia, born 12 April 1962, is the founder and chairman of Hari Krishna Exports Pvt. Ltd., a Diamond manufacturing and exporting company with manufacturing units at Surat in Gujarat. His company currently exports finished diamonds to more than 50 countries directly from M..
“The will to succeed, self confidence , sincerity and hard work are the fundamental
keys to success”
- by NCM & Rama Muthu
"Education is very important for living and success. But only education will not suffice.Clarity in thinking, decision making, planning and execution in preci..
Humanity First Foundation (HFF) honoured Mr. Asad Khan, Managing Partner, KSCS - Kuwait with HFF award
Humanity First Foundation (HFF) honoured Mr. Asad Khan, Managing Partner, KSCS - Kuwait with HFF award in their 4th HFF award function held in Mumbai recently. Humanity First Foundation (HFF), is a National Human Rights Organisation with 40,000 members and 1500 post holders all over India organized the fourth HF..
National Security Advisor to India
The great Indian spy who spent 7 years in Pakistan as a Muslim
Ajit Doval, a highly decorated IPS officer of Kerala Cadre, who retired as Director Intelligence Bureau in 2005, has many interesting and daring stories credited to his stint with the Indian spy agency.Ajit Doval, the current National Security Advisor (NSA), considered as James Bond of India, ..
Farmer’s son and College-dropout became a Tech Millionaire
A Legendary Life with a Divine Mission
-by N.C.Mohandoss & Dr.Devipriya
Proving everybody wrong once again that one needs to be opulent in order to be able to help others, the prolific social architect Achyuta Samanta’s life affirms that one needs a good heart only to help others. If one is sincere, dedicated, makes sacrifices and stays c..
(We are shocked by hearing that Dr.Nampoory has passed away.Our heartfelt condolenses .We repeat our old published article as a Eulogy tohim.Let his soul rest in peace with the Almighty.)
“My life is filled with happiness and contentment and I consider that my foremost duty is ..
Developed IIK a successful platform for linking Indians, providing with relevant news and information.
-by Gopala Raghavan. V B
Any person coming in touch with Mr. Sunoj Nambiar would label him as a pleasant, simple, modest and unassuming individual. It would astonish him if and when he comes to know that Sunoj is the creator and brains behind www.indiansinkuwait.comor IIK, whi..
The blind CEO who built a 50 crore company
When Srikanth Bolla was born everyone 'advised' his parents to get rid of the kid as he was blind. But his parents, who were not affluent by any counts choose to take care of him, that too, to the best of their abilities and give him education. Twenty-three years later, Srikanth Bolla is standing tall living by his conviction that if the "world..
Dr. Tessy Thomas
Missile woman of India
Dr. Tessy Thomas, a scientist from India's Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO), is a rare woman who has played a key role in the making of its most potent long-range nuclear-capable ballistic missile, the AGNI. She is thought to be one of the very few women working on strategic nuclear ballistic missiles in the world. In the male-dominated world of the c..
A village where every family gives birth to a soldier
A 90 km drive from Varanasi takes you to India's largest village Gahmar, in district Ghazipur. But that is not its only claim to fame.
Clouds of golden earth rise before the sun does in Gahmar, as a platoon of barefoot runners pound the 10 km track, their accelerated heartbeat keeping time. Rain or shine, the group is there at ..
A bussinessman vs Social Worker developed a wide circle of friends and acquaintances
Selvaraj / Srinivasan
“Our success is due to our sincere approach to the business and the ability to provide quality food to our customers”
-by Gopala Raghavan & K.Mathi
The popular Bollywood restaurant was founded by Shri Selvaraj in 1999 in Maliya with the aim of providing quality food to customers, Bollywood quickly establi..
THE “WATERMAN OF INDIA”
Stockholm Water Prize / Ramon Magsaysay Award winner
"The compassion and empathy she has for the victims of social ills; the determination and resolve she holds to do whatever is possible to alleviate the suffering; The happiness and peace she feels when a wrong is righted or justice is done."
CEO of Google
Sundar Pichai, the man who runs Android, is now the CEO of Google, a Google that has morphed and become the part of a larger entity called Alphabet.
Sundar Pichai was born in Chennai, India in 1972 to Tamil speaking parents Lakshmi & Regunatha Pichai. He is married and has a daughter. His father Regunatha Pichai was a senior electrical engineer for the British..
Bharat Ratna A.P.J. Abdul Kalam
People’s president; extraordinary Indian; Missile Man of India
A Young social activist who took to 7 states her work for children & women
We all nurture a passion but few translate it into action. A passion left unanswered results in a dry life; an act driven by passion can transform lives. This defines the journey of Rashi Anand and the dream she nurtures.
Rashi is the founder of Lakshyam, an NGO working for street and underprivileged c..
Eminent Journalist & Novelist rendering unprecedented service for more than forty years in Tamil literary world
The Reign of Resolve
byAnn Tissa Pallickal
Over twenty years! That is how long Susan Roy has been the Principal of United Indian School..
S.M. HYDER ALI
"Non-Stop Journey to Success"
- by Ramani.VB & NCM
Looking at Mr.Hyder Al..
Air-India’s Country Manager, Kuwait---a simple and pleasant person, who had served Air-India for well over three and a half decades.
Editor Dr.R. Krishnamoorthy
Honesty, strong character, humane touch together with politeness, serving people , glad involvement far beyond his elderly years are the hallmarks of Dr. R.K.
S.M. Arif Maricar
Service to the public at large irrespective of caste, colour etc. is his Motto
Experience is the best teacher in life
- by S.M.Arif Maricar &am..
"Put continuous efforts for achieving the goal and do not be vexed with failures while achieving the goal. The sufferings of childhood led him to achieve higher education and grow".
- by Anand
Mr.M.Rajamani , a Qualified Chartered Accountant and Fellowship of Insurance Institute of India, working as Senior Manager, Reinsurance Department of Warba Insurance Compan..
D. Sai Venkata Subba Rao
“Self-Discipline is the cornerstone to success and as well networking with people is of utmost importance if you want to progress in your career”
HAMEED M RAFEEK
“Change is hardest at the beginning, messiest in the middle and best at the end.” – Robin S Sharma
Dedicated approach, strong will power, zeal to achieve tough tasks & with blessings of parents led to grow
“Proud distinction of undertaking and successfully completing high risk and challenging jobs enabled to scale greater heights”
Dr. Roy Francis
Dentists With An Interest in Community Services
-By AshokSadu & NCM
It’s rare to find a couple with the same profession, same thinking and keenness towards community service. Dr. Roy Francis and Mrs Aji Roy are such a couple who has been very successful and a role model as well.
Dr. Roy is from Ollur a place near Thrissur, Kerala. His father late PR. Francis was a Congress party MLA repr..
The Feast Kings
“Constantly endeavoring to tailor our menus to better define and express the culinary choices of our guests.”- Mughal Mahal
“It is what you do during the journey that matters; Not what you accumulate and carry to the end”
Leadership Trainer, Author, Mentor & Friend
‘Motivation is to see people and organizations transform and to see them achieve the impossible‘
World's youngest multilingual typist
The first Goan artiste to receive the first Yuva Srujan Puraskar Award from Art and Culture, Government of Goa for his immense contribution in the tiatr field.
Ashfaque Ahmed Khan
President of Indian Cultural society,kuwait
‘Patriotism, love and kindness towards the society, encouragements to new talents, Help the needy people, & Respect the traditional and moral values ..' ..
“Learning things quickly, adapting himself to the situation and with good inter personal relationship”
-By Rama Muthukrishnan
“Nothing in life can be achieved easily; but having achieved we tend to lose it, little realizing the value of it”- these are the opening words of Mr. Ravikanth, the founder president of Kuwait Telangana Samithi.
“But I achieved everything after..
A woman has the heart of a mother, a bigger one than that of a man
Sindhutai Sapkal, a Marathi woman, the mother to more than a thousand impoverished children, the living legend and one of the most courageous personalities in India, started her life journey from the streets.
Her nickname was ‘Chindi’ meaning ‘torn cloth’ in Marathi. She was named thus..
‘Education Does Not Just Gives Everything; Must Take Risk and Face Challenges’
A Person Who Treats Customers, Employees and Public With Respect and Courtesy.
-by NCM & Ramani. VB
We did spend an enjoyable and lively evening with Mr. Siddhartha Mukherjee, a veteran of 30 years in the field of insurance who deals with General Insurance
Mr. Siddhartha Mukherjee is the Resident Manager of Oriental Insurance Company, one of the India’s largest non-life insurance co..
CA Lakshminarayanan R
Politics is sacred, LET’S VALUE, the worth of values
Senior vice president for knowledge enterprise development, Arizona State University
Chasing the Horizon
The quest for dreams and success may seem endless, but the journey towards them makes all the difference in the world
-ByAnn Tissa Pallickal
A true passion for teaching that still burns bright and the will to find time to teach despite the demands of administration… This fire was kindled years ago …Family lineage… That’s how it all began for Anju Dheman, ..
Dr Shobha Vaddadhi
The Voice of Indomitable Spirit
5 Values which everyone must cultivate – Sathya, Dharma, Shanthi, Prema and Ahimsa
should be used in a balance which is determined by one’s passion and position.
(Indian Ambassador to Kuwait)
The Simplicity, Sincerity, Humanitarian Approach As Well As The Experience and Skill of This Top-Notch Diplomat
-by V.B.Ramani & Dr.Devipriya with NCM
Who can be better qualified to represent India abroad than a person who cherishes the principle ‘Ahimsa Paramo Dharmah' (Non-violence is The Highest..
Dr. R. Seetharaman (www.seetharaman.org), Group Chief Executive Officer of Doha Bank, is a recipient of multiple doctorates from leading universities of the world, including a PhD in Global Governance by European University and Doctorate of Laws by Washington College.
Brig Sushil Bhasin
An Executive Trainer, A Corporate Facilitator, A Mentor and A Motivational Speaker
-by Nasrin Ejner
Brig Sushil Bhasin, served the Indian Army for over 34 years.
From the elementary training of recruits at the grass root level to formulating training doctrine for the Indian Army at ARTRAC (Army Training Command), Brig Bhasin has been deeply involved in multiple training processes th..
Ajee .P. Varghese
A simple, conscientious and well liked business person
Dr. K. Kumar
“Persistent hard work with dedication is the key for the ultimate success”i
-by Pattukkottai Sathya
Dr. K. Kumar, presently the Senior Scientist -Marine Resource Sector of the Public Authority of Agriculture Affairs, Government of Kuwait hailed from a small hamlet in the banks of the river Tamiraparani namely Navaladiyour, Srivaikuntam Taluk, Tuticorin ..
Chairman of Dhanalakshmi Srinivasan Group
“A simple soul, who is full of compassion, love, vision and a lion hearted charity-minded focus to fellow human beings”
S. Sai Ramalingam
- Traits such as honesty, righteousness and no short cuts, took deep roots in his mind & heart
“I am part of a successful organisation and happy to be a part of others success.”
Dr. Rajan Natarajan
Deputy Secretary of State for Policy and External affairs, Maryland, USA
Dr. Rajan Natarajan, a leading entrepreneur, has created history in Maryland by becoming the first Indian American to be appointed to a sub-cabinet level position in the state administration. He was appointed as Deputy Secretary of State for Policy and External affairs by Governor Martin O’Malley in June 2011.
Dr. CNR RAO - Head of the Scientific Advisory Council to the Prime Minister of India
“Inspired a generation of young minds by showing what is possible under difficult circumstances with little external support”
Alberto S. Fernandes
Sporting and Enterprising Goan
Simple, Skilful, Energetic, Enthusiastic
With an impeccable track record and has been a perfect role model for the nation.
A natural athlete, Dipika Pallikal took a liking to squash at the age of nine after which there was no looking back for this Malayali girl living in Chennai. Determined to make it big, she left the comforts of her home at the age of 14 to train in Egypt under acclaimed coach Amir Wagh. She flourished under h..
Today’s prodigy, tomorrow’s promise
Malayil Moosa Koya
an able administrator and a modest polymath
Malayil Moosa Koya, an able administrator and a modest polymath, has contributed immensely to the growth of the school and is highly responsible for its present elevated status. He is a popular personality among journalists and educationists in both Kuwait and India. Early in life he set his eyes on a noble goal and has steadfastly worked towards its f..
Managing Director, CEO, Axis Bank
Starting her career with the Industrial Credit and Investment Corporation of India (ICICI) in 1980, Shikha Sharma was picked to head the life insurance division of ICICI when it became the first bank in the private sector to get a license to carry out the business of insurance. She was able to maintain a lead from the first day which ..
Success has been savored but never allowed to get into head
Dr. B. Babu Manoharan
‘Simple living and high thinking’
Dr. B. Babu Manoharan has made a distinct mark in his career as a Founder Director of Sathyabama Engineering College and Director of St. Joseph’s College of Engineering. He has completed his M.A., M.B.A., Ph.D., in the field of Economics, in the University of Madras.
He has about twenty four years of experience in the ..
K. GANGADHAR SHIRSATH
PRINCIPAL, THE INDIAN COMMUNITY SCHOOL KUWAIT- KHAITAN
- by shibu pallickal
Mr. K. Gangadhar Shirsath, the principal, Indian..
Dr. T.R. Pachamuthu
Chancellor of SRM University
“Learn while you earn” gave him a great sense of dignity and strength.
Dr. T.R. Pachamuthu is a well known Indian academician, best known as the founder and chancellor of SRM University. He is also the founder of the political party – “Indhiya Jananayaga Katchi”.
Ms. Chanda Kochhar
Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of ICICI Bank
"Ranked fourth in the Fortune’s list of World's 50 Most Powerful Women 2013"
Ms. Chanda Kochhar is the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of ICICI Bank Limited, India's second-largest bank and the largest in the private sector. She is widely recognised for her role in shaping ..
Dr. Jagannathan Sarangapani
Professor at Missouri University of Science and Technology - developed ‘brain’ for robots
Dr. Jagannathan Sarangapani, an Indian-origin Professor at Missouri University in US has developed what could serve as brain to Autonomous machines reducing their dependence on Human.
The System would allow robots to operate with minimal supervision something anal..
Raju C. Ninan
"Achieve your goals through hard work and dedication"
Mrs.Shantha Maria James
Best Teacher Presidential Award Winner
Mrs. Shantha Maria James, The Principal of Indian Central School Abbasiya,President of IndianFrontliners and the former chairperson of CBSE Schools Gulf Council is a great leader and the winner of thirty other International and National awards received the Best Teacher Award on 5th Sep 2013 form H.E. Shri Pranab Mukherjee, Honorable President of..
First woman amputee to scale Everest
VA Shiva Ayyadurai
Inventor of Email
VA Shiva Ayyadurai is a scientist-technologist, entrepreneur and educator. He is the inventor of email. In 1978, while a 14-year-old high school student he invented EMAIL, the world’s first email system, which was the full-scale emulation of the interoffice paper-based mail system, for which he was awarded the first US Copyright. He holds four degrees from ..
HARBAJAN SINGH VEDI
Never to accept a NO for answer but YES is always welcome
Sky’s The Limit for Multi-Talented
-By Gasper Crasto
Young people have much to offer in making the world a better place. They are clever and tech-savvy and more engaged, and passionate than any other generation.
Meet Kuwait-based Jonathan Fernandes, without question, one of the most unique and bold new voices in the world of music and art.
Music has been a large p..
Dr. Palaniappan Senthamilarasu
Paediatrician (Children Specialist) of The Next Generation
Dr. Palaniappan with Alia International Hospital in Mahboula, Kuwait in a short span of two years, has become very popular and is a very busy medical practitioner with a magic touch and has earned the goodwill of the parents community. He is a well-known personality not only in that region, but most of Kuwait and is ha..
Philanthropist With A Heart of Gold
Mr Merchant, 54, is the chairman of Pure Gold Jewellers and gives away a vast amount of his wealth each year to those less fortunate than himself.
Mr Merchant, who owns more than 125 jewellery stores across the Middle East, paid off the debts of more than 4000 insolvent prisoners and paid for their airfare back to their home countries, along with their ..
Dr Sivaramakrishna Padmavati
India’s first & oldest woman heart specialist
- A.V.Murali Manohar
Dr. Sivaramakrishna Iyer Padmavati commonly known as Dr. S. Padmavati (born 1917) is an eminent Indian cardiologist. She is the director of the National Heart Institute, Delhi and the founder president of the All India Heart Foundation. The institute collaborates with the World Health Organisatio..
An educationist cum Entrepreneur
Dr. Jagannath Chodankar
Serving humanity with a smile
-by William Fernandes
Dr.Jagannath (Urologist) ventured out for various opportunities to serving Indians, mostly Goans in the most humane way and ultimately joined the NRI CLUB 9 in the year 2004. CLUB 9, by then was an established organization - one amongst the many Goan associations which purely served charitable causes only with no vested interest whatsoever...
Pascal Baptist Pinto
Ask not what I have done for you
Ask what I can do for you
-by William Fernandes
The gentleman Mr. Pascal Pinto, son of Late Baptist and Mary Pinto from Paduperara Mangalore India needs no introduction. He is an institution in himself, a social worker, community leader and a great friend, always fighting for a cause. He will go to any extend to fulfill h..
Manifesting Enviable Personality & sowing Leadership seeds
Correct is the verbatim “Continuous effort - not strength or intelligence” - is the key to unlocking our potential, as exemplified by Mr. Ashish Jain-- the Chief Operating Officer of M/s. A.K. Modern for Gen. Trad & Cont. Est., Kuwait & Director of Achievers Academy- by his..
"Self confidence, perseverance, thorough understanding"
Touring all over the world and ‘undergoing training in and exposure to’ big Multi-National Corporations have laid strong foundations to my managing capabilities, and organizing talent, thus adding flavor to my subject knowledge and showcasing presentation skills of undertaken tasks, which in turn have benchmarked my career g..
“Try until you succeed”
“Hard work coupled with sincere efforts is always paid at appropriate time in life“ says Damodaran Prabhakar -The Chief Operating Officer (Industrial Division) O&G Engineering WLL, Kuwait
Damodaran Prabhakar born on Sunday the June 11, 1966 hails from the well known Mathradan T..
Dr. R. Seetharaman
- Proud Indian...
- by Ramani.VB
A boy who nearly dropped out of school at eighth standard because he could not afford to pay the school fees is today the man overseeing Banking Group with turnover of Billions of Dollars!! The boy who had to run all the way to school examination hall because his bicycle was punctured is the man who globe trots with Banking as his business and and environment as his ..
Arizona based NRI, Jitu Patel
The first Indian to receive ASSE Fellow Award
- Ashok Garlapati
Jitu Patel is a senior health and safety consultant with over 45 years of SH&E experience in the chemical, oil and gas industries. For 21 years, he provided professional services to Aramco - oil and gas producing and processing corporation in Saudi Arabia.
Justice Dr. AR. Lakshmanan
-Award Winner for outstanding judge and Champion of Social Causes and Human Rights
THE ICE CREAM ICON
“Arise, Awake and Stop Not till the Goal is reached”
-by Subbiah shanmugam
World’s youngest Web Designer and youngest CEO at the tender age of eight years designed and developed the official website of her school, www.presentationhss.com Presentation Higher Secondary School, Kozhikode, Kerala, India.
Sreelakshmi Suresh is the receipent of more than 40 Nati..
“Meticulous planning, means, honesty and above all perseverance, coupled with Divine grace..”
- Satish kumar
Meticulous planning, means, honesty and above all perseverance, coupled with Divine grace have propelled me forward in life,reminicises Subbiah Shanmugam, Asst. Director of MushrifTrading and Contracting Company, Kuwait, echoing his late father’s principles...
Ms. Jyoti Patel
“Passion for dance and Dance for passion"
- Creative Head of “The Dancing Divas”
As the tag line says, “Passion for dance and dance for passion” - The Dancing Divas – Kuwait, is the leading professional dance institute headed by Ms. Jothi Patel. Nearly 120 kids of various age groups and various nationalities are part of&n..
Dr. V. Shantha
Awards winner & Chairperson of Adyar Cancer Institute, Chennai
Arjuna Awardee Deepa Malik
DEEPA MALIK is not remarkable because she is an army officer’s wife who loves bikes. Nor is it uncommon for a 42-year-old parent to love high-altitude driving and swimming in rivers. While it is amazing that Malik does these things without her legs. Deepa Malik is an Indian swimmer, biker and athlete. She is a paraplegic. She has won numerous accolades for he..
From child bride to multi-millionaire in India
Kalpana Saroj heads Kamani Tubes, a company worth more than $100m
Madhav Das Nalapat
UNESCO Peace Chair and Director of the Geopolitics and International Relations Department
Madhav Das Nalapat (also known as M D Nalapat) holds the UNESCO Peace Chair and is Director of the Geopolitics and International Relations Department at Manipal University, an international private university headquartered in Southern India. The former Coordinating Editor of the Times of India, Prof. ..
"Women Who Inspire"
When Nileema Mishra won the Magsaysay Award (also hailed as the Asian Noble Prize, instituted in the memory of erstwhile President of Philippines, Ramon Magsaysay), this able lady known for some great pioneering work in the villages in Jalgaon and known in the narrow confines in the state of Maharashtra, in a way ob..
Padmashri Prof. Dr. MOHAN KAMESWARAN
‘Award Holder for Excellence of Services’
- with Exceptional talents, Entrepreneurial skills & Excellent attitude
- by.Ramani.V.B& Nalina .S
“My father is the path finder for all my activities .The main focus been service to deserving and middle income group of people and continued efforts have made this Med..