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Indian woman stabbed to death in Kuwait

Kuwait City, June 13 (IANS) An Indian woman was severely beaten and stabbed to death in a suburb of Kuwait city, a media report...

Novel drug may provide hope for blood cancer patients

New York, June 10 (IANS) A team led by an Indian-origin researcher, has discovered a new drug that could alone or combined with chemotherapy...

Home BP monitors 70% inaccurate: study

Toronto, June 10 (IANS) Seventy per cent of digital blood pressure monitors used at homes are "unacceptably inaccurate", and could cause serious implications for...

Indian American selected among 12 NASA astronaut candidates

Washington, June 8 (IANS) Indian American Raja Chari, a Lieutenant Colonel with the US Air Force, has been selected by space agency NASA among...

UAE commutes death sentence of 10 Indian murder convicts

Abu Dhabi, May 26 (IANS) A court here has commuted the death sentence given to 10 Indian men for murdering a Pakistani man in...

Indian woman forced to marry Pakistani to be deported to India

Islamabad, May 24 (IANS) A court here on Wednesday ordered that an Indian woman who was allegedly forced to marry a Pakistani man at...

Indian cabbie ‘racially abused’, assaulted in Australia

Canberra, May 22 (IANS) An Indian cab driver was assaulted and beaten unconscious in the Australian state of Tasmania by two passengers who yelled...

Indian national arrested in Islamabad

Islamabad, May 21 (IANS) An Indian man has been arrested in Islamabad after he was found to be allegedly not carrying the required travel...

Missing Indian-origin student found dead in US

New York, May 20 (IANS) An Indian-origin student was found dead here after he went missing earlier this week, police said.Aalaap Narasipura, 20, was...

ICC Champions Trophy 2017 : Dr. Nilesh D. Mehta

ICC Champions Trophy 2017Images of Mahendra Singh Dhoni and his teammates holding aloft the 2013 ICC Champions Trophy are still vivid. At the...

Pakistani-Kashmiri recipes win MasterChef for Saliha Ahmed

London, May 17 (IANS) A British Pakistani doctor who has been crowned MasterChef champion for 2017 after besting 64 amateur cooks has credited her...

Indian-origin Google researcher links ransomware attack to North Korea

London/Washington, May 16 (IANS) As the world struggles to identify cybercriminals behind the global ransowmware attack that hit 150 countries, an Indian-origin security researcher...

Preet Bharara calls for independent counsel for US’ Russia probe

New York, May 15 (IANS) Indian-American prosecutor Preet Bharara who was fired by President Donald Trump's administration in March, has called for the appointment...

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Indian-origin couple shot dead in US

Washington, May 6 (IANS) An Indian-origin couple was shot dead here by their daughter's former boyfriend in an apparent revenge attack before he was...

Indian arrested in Nepal with human skull parts

Kathmandu, May 3 (IANS) An Indian national was arrested in Nepal after he was found in possession of 15 human skull parts, a media...

Trump failed in his first 100 days: Indian-American Congresswoman

Washington, April 28 (IANS) Indian-American Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal has said that US President Donald Trump has failed to keep his poll promises since he...

Indian-American man killed in firing at US motel

Washington, April 28 (IANS) A 56-year-old Indian-American man was killed after getting caught in firing at a motel in the US state of Tennessee.Khandu...

Indian-American dentist running for Virginia House of Delegates

Washington, April 26 (IANS) Indian-American dentist Surya Dhakar is running for Virginia's House of Delegates' 56th District seat.Dhakar, a Republican, has put his name...

Indian-American man charged with insider trading

Washington, April 26 (IANS) An Indian-American man has been charged with insider trading here by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).Avaneesh Krishnamoorthy, a Vice...

5 Indians jailed for fraud in Singapore

Singapore, April 24 (IANS) Five Indian nationals were jailed here on Monday for making fraudulent Goods and Services Tax (GST) refund claims amounting to...

Obama appointed Indian-American surgeon general asked to step down

Washington, April 22 (IANS) Indian-American Surgeon General Vivek H. Murthy, an Obama administration holdover, was asked to resign by the Trump administration, a media...

Indian man ‘commits suicide’ in Sharjah

Sharjah, April 15 (IANS) A 52-year-old Indian man allegedly committed suicide here by hanging himself in his room in his family apartment, a media...

Sikh group launches TV campaign to educate Americans about Sikhism

New York, April 15 (IANS) Appalled by the widespread ignorance of Sikhism that sparks hate crimes, a Sikh organisation has launched a $1.5 million...

Indian-origin doctor in US held for child genital mutilation

Washington, April 14 (IANS) An Indian-origin female doctor in the US was arrested and charged with performing female genital mutilation on girls as young...

Indians become biggest migrant group in Victoria: Census

Sydney, April 12 (IANS) Indian people are Victoria's biggest migrant group for the first time in history, Australia's national census has found.The first results...

Father of Maldivian model accuses Kashmiri friend of her murder

Dhaka, April 11 (IANS) The father of a Maldivian model who was found dead in her college in Rajshahi, Bangladesh, last month has accused...

US-based foundation launches livelihood programme in Kerala

Washington, April 3 (IANS) A US-based foundation has launched a "livelihood and income generation" programme in India's Kerala state, a media report said.The programme...

Indian student beaten up in Poland

Warsaw/New Delhi, April 1 (IANS) An Indian student was beaten up on a tram in Poland in an apparent racist attack. The Indian government...

Sikhs in US ‘intimidated, harassed’ at alarming rate

Washington, March 31 (IANS) Sikhs in the US are reporting an increase in violent threats and harassment against the community amid rising incidents of...

Indian-American killed in hit-and-run in US

Washington, March 29 (IANS) An Indian American man was killed and his wife was critically injured in a hit-and-run accident in the US state...

Man attacks woman in US gurdwara, held

Washington, March 29 (IANS) A 37-year-old man was arrested after he attacked a woman inside a gurdwara in the US state of Oregon.According to...

Pakistani family pardons Indians for murder in UAE

Abu Dhabi, March 27 (IANS) The family of a Pakistani man, allegedly murdered by 10 Indians in Abu Dhabi in 2015, has pardoned the...

12 Indian fishermen arrested in Sri Lanka

Colombo, March 26 (IANS) At least 12 Indian fishermen were arrested by Sri Lankan navy for allegedly poaching in its waters, it said on...

$100,000 given to American who tried saving Indians

Washington, March 26 (IANS) The Indian American community in Houston has presented $100,000 to Ian Grillot, a 24-year-old American who was shot while trying...

Rebellion led Indian-American teen to $250,000 science prize

New York, March 26 (IANS) A rebellion began Indian-American teen Indrani Das on her way to the brain research that got her the quarter-million-dollar...

Sikh-American girl harassed in US

Washington, March 25 (IANS) A Sikh-American girl was harassed on a subway train here by a man who mistook her as a Middle-Easterner and...

Indian woman, son found murdered in US

Vijayawada, March 24 (IANS) An Indian woman and her seven-year-old son were found dead in their home in New Jersey, according to the family...

Many California voters unaware of Senator Kamala Harris: Poll

San Francisco, March 23 (IANS) Kamala Harris, first Indian-American to serve in the US Senate, remains unknown to many residents of her own state...

TN wants bodies of fishermen from Saudi Arabia

Chennai, March 22 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K. Palaniswami on Wednesday urged the Indian government to bring back the bodies of three Indian...

US man charged with hate crime for assaulting Indian-American

Washington, March 18 (IANS) A US man has been indicted on a hate crime charge for assaulting an Indian-origin man and hurling racial slurs,...

Bharara was probing Trump cabinet member when sacked

Washington, March 18 (IANS) Fired US Attorney Preet Bharara was investigating a key member of President Donald Trumps cabinet, a new report has revealed.Bharara...

Indian-American confirmed for Trump’s healthcare overturn

Washington, March 14 (IANS) Indian-American Seema Verma has been confirmed by the US Senate to head the government's insurance programmes putting her in a...

US man tries to burn Indian-Americans’ store

Washington, March 12 (IANS) A man in Florida tried to burn down a convenience store owned by Indian-Americans because he thought the owners were...

Defiant high-profile Indian-American prosecutor fired

New York, March 12 (IANS) Preet Bharara, the high-profile Indian-American federal prosecutor, who defied US President Donald Trump administration's request to resign, said he...

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EU prolongs economic sanctions on Russia by 6 months

Brussels, June 28 (IANS) The European Union on Wednesday prolonged the economic sanctions on Russia for another six months for its role in the...