June 2015 \ Arts & Entertainment \ Diaspora Quotes
What they Say

 “#MasaanAtCannes is coming home with 2 awards. Thrilled. Thank you everyone for the wishes.”
—Richa Chadha, Actress

“You are doing this for maybe your individual career pursuits, but I also want to tell you how important it is to our two countries...”
—US Ambassador Richard Verma to students on Visa Day

“When the other kids are playing football or basketball, the Indians are doing spelling.”
—Pratyush Buddiga, 2002 Scripps National Spelling Bee winner

“We want to make our country a global hub for manufacturing and sourcing.”
—Civil Aviation Minister Mr Ashok Gajapathi Raju

"In its first year, the company only brought in $30,000 in revenue. Today, its market cap is well over USD 3 billion.”
—Ms Neerja Sethi, co-founder, Syntel

“This represents the ultimate in functional miniaturisation that can be achieved for an electronic device."
—Ms Latha Venkataraman, Columbia Engineeering Researcher

“This is a dream come true. I can’t believe I’m up here.”
—Gokul Venkatachalam, 14, co-winner of Scripps National Spelling Bee 2015

“Odisha is on the growth path which needs to be sustainable and replicable, and irreversible.”
—Charudutta Panigrahi Founder, FIDR

“I am excited and over the moon.”
—Firoz Ismail Kanji, elected to the borough council of Weymouth, U.K.

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