Category: NRIs Corner

Graphene can kill bacteria on surgical implants: Study

London: A tiny layer of graphene flake can act as a deadly weapon in the fight against bacterial infection, particularly…

Help Dubai Ponzi scam convict, his friends urge Sushma Swaraj

Panaji: Supporters of Ryan de Souza, one of the two Goans sentenced to 517 years in jail in a Ponzi…

Indian-origin family killed in S. Africa ‘arson attack’

Johannesburg: An Indian-origin family of five, including three children, has been killed in South Africa after their house was allegedly…

Sikh fighter to wear turban at UFC on Vaisakhi

New York: A Sikh fighter will be wearing a turban as he competes on Vaisakhi in the American Ultimate Fighting…

Indian man’s body found floating in Sharjah lagoon

Sharjah: A 42-year-old Indian man's body was found floating in Khalid Lagoon here, police said. According to police officials, they…

Indian nurse jumps to death in UAE

Dubai: An Indian nurse has committed suicide by jumping off a hospital's rooftop in Al Ain city of the United…

Seaweed solution to plastic bottle crisis

London: Pointing at a solution to plastic packaging, Narayana Peesapaty from Hyderabad has designed an edible spoon made of millet…

Indian driver wins 12 mn dirham lottery in UAE

Abu Dhabi: A Dubai-based Indian driver has hit a jackpot by winning 12 million dirhams in a raffle in Abu…

Grammy nominee Raja Kumari eyes Bollywood music

New Delhi: Grammy-nominated Indian-American songwriter Raja Kumari, also a rapper, desires her music -- that she uses as a bridge…

Indian expat dies in Saudi after ant bite

RIYADH: An Indian woman has died after being bitten by a poisonous ant in the Saudi Arabian capital. Soosy Jeffy,…

Indian yoga instructor jailed for molesting woman in Singapore

Singapore: An Indian yoga instructor here has been sentenced to nine months' jail and a fine of 1,000 Singapore dollars…

Kuwait: Bus collision kills 15 including seven Indians

Kuwait: Fifteen oil workers, most of them from the Indian subcontinent, were killed Sunday in a head-on collision between two…

Indian-owned Swami fills Accra’s accommodation gap with $12 mn estate

Accra: As the Ghanaian government struggles to find a solution to the country's accommodation problem, Indian-owned Swami International has stepped…

Two Indian-origin officials from Americas at UNSC ministerial signal diaspora’s influence

United Nations: In a sign of the Indian diaspora's growing influence, two cabinet-level officials of Indian-descent represented the biggest superpower,…

Indian chef wins in another American show

New York: Indian chef Aarthi Sampath, who had earlier won the American reality-based cooking show "Chopped", has now emerged as…

Bangkok’s Indian eatery No. 1 restaurant in Asia – again

Macau: Indian cuisine restaurant Gaggan in Bangkok has again topped the list of "Asia's 50 Best Restaurants" for a fourth…

Saudis to compensate contractors for hike in expat fees

Riyadh: Saudi Arabia today said it would reimburse contractors for increased expatriate worker fees in government projects approved before December…

Watch: Indian-origin singer gives goosebumps to Katy Perry on with her performance on American Idol

Grammy nominee Katy Perry was blown away by the performance of Alyssa Raghunandan, an Indian origin contestant on American Idol.…

How Sunita Williams is continuing her career in space

Washington: Indian-origin astronaut Sunita Williams is now helping privately-held companies like Space X and Boeing to develop their new spacecraft…

New antibiotic may help combat superbug infection

London: A new antibiotic which is capable of killing superbugs and has been successfully used to treat an infection could…