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) Prime 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) There 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 »

200 unpaid Indian workers in UAE to get wages

Dubai, Sep 10 (IANS) Some 200 unpaid Indian workers in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), who have been surviving for months without basic facilities, were set to receive their wages soon, it was... Read more »

Pak man charged for molesting Indian minor in Dubai

Dubai, Sep 6 (IANS) A court here charged a Pakistani man for molesting a 12-year-old Indian girl inside a residential building’s elevator, a media report said. Prosecutors at the Dubai Court of First... Read more »

Indian-American activist who yelled at Jeff Bezos arrested

Las Vegas, June 8 (IANS) Indian-American activist Priya Sawhney, who interrupted Amazon Founder and CEO Jeff Bezos’ on-stage talk, was arrested on trespassing and burglary charges. Sawhney, 30, rushed on stage during Amazon’s... Read more »

7 Indian-origin kids are US Spelling Bee co-champions

BY ARUL LOUIS  New York, May 31 (IANS) Seven Indian-origin kids, along with an American, have been declared co-champions of the US National Spelling Bee after the tie among the eight couldn’t be... Read more »

Indian dies after setting himself on fire near White House

Washington, May 30 (IANS) A 33-year-old man, identified as an Indian, died after setting himself on fire near the White House, the US Park Police said on Thursday. Arnav Gupta of Bethesda, Maryland,... Read more »

US judge sentences Indian for call-centre fraud

BY ARUL LOUIS New York, May 31 (IANS) In an on-going US crackdown on Indian call-centre fraud extorting Americans, an American federal judge has sentenced a participant in the scam to seven and... Read more »

Indian charged with transporting illegal immigrants from Canada to US

BY ARUL LOUIS  New York, May 26 (IANS) An Indian has been charged with allegedly transporting illegal immigrants who crossed from Canada to the US, according to officials. Jawant Singh, 30, who was... Read more »

Indian to head UN peacekeeping in South Sudan

BY ARUL LOUIS  United Nations, May 25 (IANS) The commandant of the Indian Army Infantry School, Lieutenant General Shailesh Tinaikar, has been appointed the commander of the UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS),... Read more »

Harris invokes Indian heritage to Trump’s immigration plan

Washington, May 17 (IANS) In response to US President Donald Trump announced his “merit based” immigration proposal, Democrat Senator Kamala Harris invoked her unique background as a presidential candidate — being the daughter... Read more »

Hinduja brothers top UK’s Rich List for third time

London, May 12 (IANS) The billionaire Hinduja brothers have been named as the wealthiest people in the UK for a third time, according to the Sunday Times Rich List. Sri and Gopi Hinduja... Read more »

Indian-American judge to fast-track ruling on Trump finances subpoena

Washington, May 10 (IANS) Amit Mehta, an Indian-American judge, will fast-track a decision on President Donald Trumps bid to quash a subpoena for financial records from his accounting firm, saying he will decide... Read more »

KTR urges Sushma to help Telangana man stuck in Abu Dhabi

Hyderabad, May 8 (IANS) TRS Working President K. T. Rama Rao on Wednesday urged External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj to help a man from Telangana reportedly stuck in Abu Dhabi. Rama Rao tweeted... Read more »

Sushma “Three Indian-origin people killed in US”

New Delhi, May 1 (IANS) An Indian visitor and three others of Indian origin were reported killed in the US’ Cincinatti city, but it was not a hate crime, External Affairs Minister Sushma... Read more »

Ness Wadia sentenced for drug possession in Japan

New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) Ness Wadia, son of industrialist Nusli Wadia and inheritor of one of Indias wealthiest business families, has been sentenced for drugs possession while on a skiing holiday to... Read more »