Indian-origin physicians endorse Biden for prez polls

Washington, Jan 19 (IANS) The American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin (AAPI) has formally announced its endorsement of Democratic front-runner Joe Biden for the November presidential election, as he was hugely... Read more »

Dubai-based Indian fined over defamation charge

Dubai, Jan 17 (IANS) A Dubai court has ordered an Indian expat teacher to pay a 10,000 dirham ($2,722) fine after he was found guilty of a defamation charge. The 31-year-old was... Read more »

Body of Indian swept away by floods in UAE found in Oman

Dubai, Jan 17 (IANS) The body of an Indian driver, who went missing after flash floods in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) last week, has been found in Oman, police has confirmed.... Read more »

Missing Indian-American woman found dead in car boot

Washington, Jan 17 (IANS) The body of an Indian-American woman, who was reported missing by her family when she failed to return home last month, has been found dead in the trunk... Read more »

Newly-opened California gurdwara vandalized

San Francisco, Jan 16 (IANS) A newly inaugurated gurdwara in California was vandalized with white nationalist graffiti, which included the phrase “White Power” and depicted a swastika on a concrete slab at... Read more »

Indian-origin MP makes it to 2nd round of Labour leadership race

London, Jan 14 (IANS) Lisa Nandy, the Indian-origin British MP, and four others have made it to the second round of the Labour leadership race to succeed incumbent party chief Jeremy Corbyn.... Read more »

Pakistani driver turns savior for Indian girl in Dubai

Dubai, Jan 13 (IANS) A Pakistani taxi driver in Dubai turned a saviour for an Indian girl by returning her lost wallet that had her UK student visa just three days before... Read more »

Indian expat in Dubai records 1,000 songs in 1,000 days

Dubai, Jan 11 (IANS) A Dubai-based Indian expat has completed her record bid to sing 1,000 songs in 1,000 days, with all songs written, composed, sung and recorded entirely by her, a... Read more »

Indian-American astronaut in programme with eye on Moon, Mars

By Nikhila Natarajan and Arul Louis New York, Jan 11 (IANS) An Indian-American will be among astronauts who may get a chance to go to the moon or Mars following his graduation... Read more »

Session to be held in new Parliament House from 2022

Ottawa, Jan 9 (IANS) Addressing the 25th conference of the Presiding Officers and the Chairman of Parliaments of Commonwealth Nations here, Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla said that in 2022, when India... Read more »

Cabinet nod for India-France pact on migration

New Delhi, Jan 8 (IANS) The Union Cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on Wednesday gave its approval for the ratification of Migration and Mobility Partnership Agreement between India and France.... Read more »

India asks citizens to avoid travel to Iraq

By Aarti Tikoo Singh New Delhi, Jan 8 (IANS) India on Wednesday issued an advisory for Indian nationals asking them to avoid travelling to Iraq for now. The advisory came soon after... Read more »

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 »