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US young scholar award for Bengaluru-born Google geek

Bengaluru, Sep 12 (IANS) Bengaluru-born 28-year-old Google research scientist Ananda Theertha Suresh in New York has won the Paul Baran Young Scholar award for...

Indian origin men plead guilty in US call centre scandal

Washington, Sep 9 (IANS) Four Indian-origin men have pleaded guilty to conspiracy and fraud charges for their roles in a massive telephone impersonation fraud...

Indian man commits suicide in Sharjah

Sharjah, Sep 8 (IANS) A 60-year-old Indian man allegedly committed suicide here by hanging himself at his home, a media report said.The man identified...

Indian-origin boy of 14 youngest to fly single-engine plane

Sharjah, Sep 7 (IANS) An Indian-origin teenager based here has become one of the youngest pilots to fly a single-engine aircraft, a media report...

‘Super 30’ founder urges Indians to join hands for country’s progress

Vancouver, Sep 5 (IANS) 'Super 30' founder and mathematician Anand Kumar has urged Indians in Canada to contribute to their native country's progress in...

Caching system could make data centres energy efficient

New York, Sep 3 (IANS) Researchers, including one of Indian origin, from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have developed a new system for...

Indian origin man jailed in US mayoral election funding scandal

Washington, Sep 2 (IANS) An Indian origin political consultant in the US has been sentenced to 15 months in prison for his role in...

Indian-origin doctor linked to 118 sexual offences gets bail

London, Sep 1 (IANS) A London-based Indian-origin doctor charged with 118 sexual offences, including one involving a 13-year-old girl, has been granted bail by...

Indian-origin Pillay appointed Singapore’s acting President

Singapore, Sep 1 (IANS) Indian-origin veteran civil servant J.Y. Pillay on Friday took over as Singapore's acting President until a new head of the...

Sikh TV campaign increased positive view of community

New York, Sep 1 (IANS) Sikh campaigners who ran a $1.5 million TV campaign has said that it helped in increasing Americans' understanding of...

Sikh American stabbed to death in taxi

Washington, Aug 31 (IANS) A Sikh American man was stabbed to death in his taxi in the US by a 19-year-old who was upset...

Indo-Canadian MP denies sexual harassment allegations

Toronto, Aug 30 (IANS) An Indo-Canadian MP from the ruling Liberal Party, who has been accused of sexual harassment by a female staffer, has...

Tamil diaspora’s biggest festival draws 200,000, Trudeau attends

Toronto, Aug 29 (IANS) Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau joined over 200,000 people here at the biggest Tamil diaspora festival that showcased Tamil culture,...

Indian origin CEO racially abused after Trump criticism

Washington, Aug 23 (IANS) An Indian origin CEO says he was racially abused and was told to "go back" to India and also take...

Nasdaq celebrates Indian I-Day

New York, Aug 17 (IANS) The Nasdaq stock exchange has celebrated India's 71th Independence Day with Sandeep Chakravorty, India's New York Consul General, ringing...

Indian-origin man awarded $2.9mn after bad reference cost him job

Singapore, Aug 15 (IANS) An Indian-origin man here has got 4 million Singaporean dollars ($2.9 million) in damages from his previous employer after a...

Breast cancer may kill 76,000 Indian women a year by 2020

Dubai, Aug 15 (IANS) Lack of early diagnosis of breast cancer may kill 76,000 Indian women in a year by 2020, says a study,...

Indian origin man in US indicted for bribery

Washington, Aug 11 (IANS) An Indian origin man in the US has been indicted on charges of soliciting and accepting bribes while serving as...

Indian American fined $40,000 for bogus visa applications

Washington, Aug 11 (IANS) An Indian American businessman in New Hampshire state has been sentenced to three years of probation and fined $40,000 for...

US driver faces charges after child found dead in van

Washington, Aug 9 (IANS) A day-care centre driver is facing charges in Florida state of the US after a three-year-old boy was found dead...

Lagaan cricket rematch : Dr. Nilesh D. Mehta

Folks from India, who have settled in the USA, are no strangers to visiting and enjoying the museums.Bollywood in Chicago doesn’t seem too astonishing...

Indian-origin doctor charged with 118 sex crimes

London, Aug 3 (IANS) A London-based Indian-origin doctor has been formally charged with 118 sex crimes, including one involving a 13-year-old girl, police said.According...

Indian-origin man charged with Singapore petrol pump robbery

Singapore, Aug 2 (IANS) A 48-year-old man of Indian origin was charged on Wednesday for robbing a petrol station here at knifepoint in broad...

Indian Muslim teenager in UK raped, murdered

London, July 25 (IANS) An Indian Muslim teenager was kidnapped, raped and murdered here for having a relationship with an Arab man, a UK...

Indian-American doctor jailed for $49 million fraud

Washington, July 21 (IANS) An Indian-American doctor-cum-entrepreneur was sentenced to nearly 10 years in prison for defrauding his former company's shareholders of more than...

Security, counter-terrorism key to strengthening India-US ties: Tulsi Gabbard

New York, July 15 (IANS) A stronger partnership in dealing with counter-terrorism will give an impetus to India-US relations, US Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard has...

Indian student found dead in Bangladesh, another injured

Dhaka, July 15 (IANS) An Indian student has been found dead while another was found injured in a flat in Bangladesh's Chittagong's city.The deceased...

Doctor couple from Andhra killed in US plane crash

Vijayawada, July 12 (IANS) An Indian-American doctor couple, hailing from Andhra Pradesh, was killed when their private plane crashed in the US state of...

Indian-American held for shooting ex-wife, killing her husband

Washington, June 30 (IANS) An Indian-American man wanted for shooting his former wife and killing her husband was arrested here, officials said.Sayantan Ghose, 41,...

Indian-origin man stabbed to death in US

New York, June 29 (IANS) An Indian-origin man here was stabbed to death by his cousin following an argument, a media report said.Sharanjit Singh,...

Indian boy dies after falling into manhole in Qatar

Doha, June 26 (IANS) A six-year-old Indian boy has died after falling into an uncovered manhole in Al Wukair settlement of Qatar.The victim was...

Indian-origin doctor held for ‘illegal’ circumcision of baby

London, June 24 (IANS) An Indian-origin doctor has been arrested by the police in East Midlands region of England for the circumcision of a...

Indian-origin cabbie charged over fatal crash in Australia

Canberra, June 21 (IANS) An Indian-origin taxi driver in Australia has been charged with dangerous driving causing a fatal crash in which a woman...

Indian commits suicide in Kuwait

Kuwait City, June 19 (IANS) An Indian expatriate has committed suicide here by hanging himself from a heavy-duty vehicle.Kuwait City, June 19 (IANS) An...

Failed love spurs Indian to commit suicide

Kuwait City, June 13 (IANS) An Indian man committed suicide by jumping from a bridge in Kuwait city after his girlfriend left him to...

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...