In tandem with Sri Lankan Archbishop Malcolm Ranjith, secretary for the Congregation of Divine Worship, the selection of Dias to head the Propaganda Fide is the second of Benedict XVI's three major dicasterial appointees to date to have been called from the Indian subcontinent.[The third, his first appointment, of course, is William Cardinal Levada, erstwhile Archbishop of San Francisco, to head the CDF.]
Here's the story from Indian Catholic and the Hindustan Times.
An Indian "red pope!" :)