Staying away from home country is very difficult. Higher studies and jobs now require many of us to stay in some foreign land. Whether you are a student, a housewife or working in some company in foreign country this list of some handpicked apps will keep you connected with your homeland.
1) Bachelor Recipes
The biggest trouble for students and singles staying away from India is – FOOD. Finding Indian restaurants is sometimes hard in many areas and even expensive. This app has some easy and quick Indian recipes which you can cook in minutes. The collection of recipes is built keeping in mind that you know little or no cooking. It also has a pre-built grocery list so just drop to an Indian store and buy them easily.
2) Skype For Phone
Talking with your loved ones for free is a fantastic feeling. Make voice or video call from Skype with so many other features like chatting, sending videos, images & conference calls. So stay in touch with your family and friends anywhere and everywhere, right from your phone.
Download Skye For Iphone Here – Skype
3) 4 Pic Puzzle – Bollywood Game
Indians love Bollywood and Games. 4 Pic Puzzle – Bollywood game is a fun app where you will enjoy guessing your favourite Bollywood stars, movies, singers from the pictures clues given. There are so many levels to cross and game becomes trickier as you move. Nice game for your pastime. It comes for both iPhone and Android.
Indians are fond of Bollywood songs. Search and discover your favourite songs from so many languages catalogue. You can get latest songs; make your own playlists or check upcoming songs. Just tap and enjoy your favourite number.
Download the APP here: Saavn
Keep in touch with what’s happening in your home country with this app. It feels like reading your local newspaper in foreign land. It comes with notifications, live cricket scorecard; local news from more than 40 cities; latest movie reviews, videos from news, business, sports, entertainment and lifestyle categories. Grab this app and stay updated.
6) Ramdev Yoga Practices
Yoga comes from India. Practicing daily will keep you healthy, make you positive and fight the daily stress caused due to work and new environment. It has more than 160 full-length videos of Yoga/Asana by Baba Ramdev. So do it and stay fit.
7) CricketNext Live for Android
Cricket is like a religion for Indians. Every Indian living abroad will miss this game. The app covers every game live, with different views into the action. You get live scorecards, videos, pictures, expert reports and much more.
These were some apps which I found useful for Indians who are away from their families and friends. Try them today and also contribute your suggestions of such apps and increase the list.
By: Hirva Prithiani
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