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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...

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...

By Zofeen Maqsood He has that unmistakable Chicago charm around him. He is style savvy, culturally conscious, immensely proud of his roots and most of...

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...

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Doklam standoff enters third month; China asks India to withdraw

Beijing, Aug 16 (IANS) As the standoff in Doklam entered the third month, China on Wednesday renewed its call for India to withdraw troops...