US judge sentences Indian on drug, money laundering charges

Chief Judge Mark Hornak of the Western Pennsylvania federal court sentenced Jeetendra Harish Belani of Nagpur to time he has been in detention since... Read more »

Students taking combination of in-person, online courses can get visas: US

"The United States has long been the destination of choice for international students, and we are pleased that many international students who had planned... Read more »

800,000 Indians could be forced to leave Kuwait

According to the bill, which has been deemed constitutional by Kuwait's National Assembly's legal and legislative committee, Indians should not exceed 15 per cent... Read more »

Congress “Pinarayi Vijayan has badly let down Kerala diaspora”

Joseph, who headed the diaspora ministry for five years from 2011-16 told IANS that all what Vijayan has done is nothing but rhetoric and... Read more »

5 Indians who died serving UN receive honour

He said that their legacies "will live on as we carry forward the noble cause of the UN". Read more »

INS Jalashwa evacuates 687 Indians stranded in Iran

The evacuation is part of 'Operation Samudra Setu' under the 'Vande Bharat Mission' to bring back Indians stranded across the world in the wake... Read more »

Biden campaign names Indian-American as digital chief of staff

Raj was joined by Clarke Humphrey as the new deputy digital director for grassroots fundraising; Jose Nunez as the digital organizing director; and Christian... Read more »

Trump nominates Indian-American entrepreneur to IDFC board

The nomination of Deven J Parekh to a three-year term was announced by the White House on Thursday. Read more »

Trump nominates Indian-American to be judge at Washington appeals court

The White House announced the nomination of Shanker, who is now the Deputy Chief of the Appellate Section of the Criminal Division at the... Read more »

Tamil Nadu’s fishermen to be brought back from Iran

In a statement issued here, Jayakumar said about 700 fishermen from various districts in Tamil Nadu had gone to Iran on contract basis for... Read more »

Trump freezes H-1B visas

Many Indian -- and some US -- companies that act as subcontractors sponsoring workers on H-1B visas and deputing them once they are in... Read more »

Chandy urges CM “Be considerate to still-stuck Kerala diaspora”

"Kerala lost time in getting back its people stuck abroad and across the country. The Uttar Pradesh CM operated so many buses to get... Read more »

New online booking for Indian passport services in UAE

Appointments can now be booked at 10 BLS centres across the UAE apart from two of its premium lounges which already had the online... Read more »

Evacuation flight lands with returnees from Maldives

"As many as 144 adults and five infants disembarked at Thiruvananthapuram. Six more returnees proceeded to Bengaluru," Read more »

Poor Covid testing taking toll on Sikh and other BAME communities

Tanmanjeet Singh Dhesi, Britain's first turbaned Sikh MP said: "I have sadly lost three members of my family to Covid-19. I am deeply concerned... Read more »

First ‘observant’ Sikh graduates from US military academy

Narang was among about 1,100 cadets who graduated on Saturday at the premier institution's campus in West Point in New York with the rank... Read more »

Sukhbir Badal “20,000 Punjab workers stranded in UAE”

In a statement the SAD chief said around 20,000 Punjabis had lost jobs in private companies in Dubai. They wanted to return, but couldn't... Read more »

Indian-American community leader dies of COVID-19

Patel helped organise the First Global Convention of People of Indian Origin that brought together diaspora leaders from around the world in New York... Read more »

Indian-American businessman praised for protecting about 70 protesters during curfew

"I hope they continue to fight and I hope they go out there today peacefully as they did yesterday. Our country needs them and... Read more »

UAE’s ‘Masala King’ helps thousands of desperate stranded Indians

"There are many pregnant women, children, tourists and others on short-term visas who have been stranded here. So far, I have organized travel for... Read more »