Category: NRIs Corner

Leo Varadkar thought UK peer ‘typical Indian’ tweet was parody

Dublin: Ireland's Indian-origin Prime Minister Leo Varadkar has said that he thought a tweet by a House of Lords peer…

Trump hails astronaut Kalpana Chawla as inspiration for millions of girls

WASHINGTON: United States President Donald Trump has hailed the late Indian American astronaut Kalpana Chawla as an inspiration for millions…

Indian-descent women killed in New York fire

New York: A heroic Indian-descent women has died here along with her parents while trying to save others in a…

Indian family rescued in Abu Dhabi fire

Abu Dhabi: An Indian-origin family has been rescued after a fire in their residential complex here, officials said. The fire…

Hyderabad resident trafficked to Qatar; family seeks Sushma Swaraj’s help

Hyderabad: The family of a Hyderabad resident, S.A. Quadri, who was allegedly human trafficked to Qatar in 2017, has reached…

Indian-American doctor indicted for $1 mn healthcare payment fraud

Washington: An Indian-American doctor has been indicted in Illinois for pocketing nearly $1 million in fraudulent health insurance claims through…

Seven Indians arrested in Nepal with drugs, weapon

Kathmandu: Seven Indians were arrested in Nepal's Biratnagar city on Wednesday along with huge cache of drugs and a weapon,…

Indian-American publisher acquires TV channel with eye on Indian market

New York: Indian-American publishing group Parikh Worldwide Media (PWM) has acquired ITV Gold cable TV channel with plans to enter…

With $69 bn, Indians are on top in sending money back home: World Bank

New Delhi: India topped as the highest recipient of remittances globally in 2017, with its diaspora sending back $69 billion,…

Goa MP asks Sushma to seeks release of Dubai ponzi scam convict

Panaji: Goa BJP MP Narendra Savoikar on Wednesday asked External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj to secure release of Ryan de…

Indian woman’s body found in Sharjah house

Sharjah: The body of a 36-year-old Indian woman was found buried in a room of her house here, police said.…

Indian ladies in UK take message of ‘Beta Padhao, Beti Bachao’ to PM Modi

London: Prime Minister Narendra Modi recently met with the members of Indian Ladies in the United Kingdom (ILUK), Britain's largest…

Indian wins $1 million in Dubai

Dubai: A Dubai-based Indian national has won $1 million in Dubai's Duty Free Millennium Millionaire promotion. S.R. Shenay is the…

At $69 bn India highest recipient of remittances in 2017: World Bank

Washington/New Delhi: India topped as the highest recipient of remittances globally in 2017, with its diaspora sending back $69 billion,…

Indian-American teen wins $100K in Jeopardy college quiz contest

New Yor: Indian-American teenager, Dhruv Gaur, has won the $100,000 Jeopardy college quiz championship. The first-year student at Ivy League…

Indian American teen shot dead for firing on police

Washington: An Indian American teenager wanted on a felony firearms possession warrant was killed in police firing after he used…

India’s foreign policy done with level eyes: Modi

London: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said that India's foreign policy is done with level eyes and that…

Indian envoy lays wreath on Begum Hazrat Mahal tomb

Kathmandu: India's Ambassador to Nepal Manjeev Singh Puri today laid a wreath on the tomb of freedom fighter Begum Hazrat…

#ModiNotWelcome: Kathua, Unnao cases shadow PM Modi’s UK visit

NEW DELHI: As PM Modi embarked his second visit to UK, he will be exposed to some unfriendly music on…

Indian dies in Iran road accident

New Delhi: An Indian national died and another was critically injured when a bus carrying a group of Indian pilgrims…