Sikh Uber driver racially abused, strangulated by passenger in US

Washington, Dec 10 (IANS) A Sikh Uber driver in the US was racially abused and strangulated by a passenger, a media report said. The incident took place in the coastal city of... Read more »

Tough times for Pichai as regulators, staff seek answers

New Delhi, Dec 4 (IANS) In an impetus to the Indian-origin talent in Silicon Valley dominated by the likes of Adobe’s Shantanu Narayen, Microsoft’s Satya Nadella and Mastercard’s CEO Ajay Banga, Google... Read more »

There is no estimate of undisclosed wealth of Indians abroad

New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) The government on Monday said there is no official estimate of the undisclosed wealth held by Indians abroad. This was stated by Union Minister of State for... Read more »

US man surrenders after killing Indian student

San Francisco, Dec 2 (IANS) A US man has surrendered to the police in California’s San Bernardino for the killing of Indian student Abhishek Sudhesh and was immediately arrested, authorities said. Eric... Read more »

250 Indian students arrested in fake varsity sting op in US

New York, Nov 28 (IANS) A total of about 250 students, mostly from India, have been arrested in a sting operation by US immigration officials who set up a fake university in... Read more »

Techie in Pak custody was in depression, missing since 2017

Hyderabad, Nov 19 (IANS) Prashant Vaindam, one of the two Indian nationals arrested in Pakistan’s Cholisatn for illegally entering that country, was missing since 2017 and was in depression due to failure... Read more »

Indian brought to US from Afghanistan for trial on assault charges

New York, Nov 19 (IANS) An Indian man working for the US in Afghanistan has been brought to Washington to be tried on charges that he allegedly sexually assaulted an American woman... Read more »

Two Indian nationals arrested, claims Pakistan police

Bahawalpur (Pakistan), Nov 18 (IANS) Two men, said to be Indian nationals, have been arrested in Pakistan’s Cholistan area for illegally entering the country, media reports said. Police said that the duo... Read more »

Punjab CM for special courts for proclaimed NRI offenders

Chandigarh, Nov 12 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh has assured the Punjabi diaspora settled abroad that he would take up with the Chief Justice of the High Court and the Central... Read more »

Man who killed wife, himself in US was jealous of Bollywood actor: Friends

New York, Nov 11 (IANS) A man who stabbed his wife to death and hung himself from a tree was “insanely jealous” of his wife’s fascination with Hrithik Roshan, media reports cited... Read more »

Autopsy report confirms Pak Hindu student raped, killed

Islamabad, Nov 7 (IANS) The final autopsy report of a Pakistani Hindu medical student who was found dead under mysterious circumstances in her hostel room in September, has revealed theshe was raped... Read more »

Indian-American 1st Muslim woman in Virginia Senate

Washington, Nov 7 (IANS) Indian-American Democrat Ghazala Hashmi has become the first Muslim woman to be elected to the Virginia State Senate following her stunning victory over sitting Republican Senator Republican Glen... Read more »

Indian boy runs over mother in UAE freak accident

Dubai, Nov 5 (IANS) An Indian woman died after she was run over by her teenager son in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), the media reported on Tuesday. According to family sources,... Read more »

Concession in admissions for wards of Kashmir-based Pandits

New Delhi, Nov 3 (IANS) The government has extended certain concessions to the wards of Kashmiri migrants as well as Kashmiri Pandits and non-migrant Kashmiri Hindus living in the Valley in admissions... Read more »

Kidnapped Indian-origin millionaire found dead in US

Washington, Oct 3 (IANS) Indian-origin tech millionaire Tushar Atre who was abducted from his home in California’s Santa Cruz earlier this week has been found dead inside his BMW car. Atre, 50... Read more »

7 Indians, Pakistani killed in Dubai accident

Dubai, Sep 30 (IANS) Seven Indians and a Pakistani national were killed when the minibus they were in collided with a lorry here on Monday, the media reported. The accident took place... Read more »

Houston’s first Sikh Deputy shot dead

Houston, Sep 28 (IANS) Sandeep Dhaliwal, the first Sikh Deputy in Houston’s Harris County Sheriff’s Department, was shot dead multiple times in the head from behind during a mid-day traffic stop, authorities... Read more »

Indian-origin man jailed for robbery in Singapore

Singapore, Sep 27 (IANS) An Indian-origin man in Singapore has been sentenced to 11 and a half years after being convicted of robbery at a petrol station in 2017 and admitting to... Read more »

PM Modi urges diaspora to help boost tourism

Houston, Sep 23 (IANS)┬áPrime Minister Narendra Modi urged Indian Americans to help boost tourism in India by bringing at least five non Indian families to India. “Can you do a small work... Read more »

Indian students will be able extend stay in UK for 2 years

New Delhi, Sep 11 (IANS)┬áThere is good news for students going to Britain for studying as the UK government on Wednesday announced the reintroduction of the two-year post-study work visa, expanding opportunities... Read more »