Category: NRIs Corner

Indian diamond traders robbed at Paris metro station, gems worth $370,000 snatched

PARIS: Robbers have made off with gems worth 300,000 euros ($370,000) snatched from two Indian diamond traders as they were…

Defence cooperation among 12 India-Jordan agreements signed

New Delhi: In keeping with New Delhi's increasing engagement with West Asia, India and Jordan signed 12 agreements, including a…

Turbans must be shown as religious symbols: UK racism victim

London : A prominent Sikh environmentalist from India, Ravneet Singh, who was allegedly attacked in the United Kingdom (UK) on…

Quebec’s top court upholds kirpan ban at provincial legislature

TORONTO: A Canadian court has upheld the right of Quebec's national assembly to prohibit people from entering the building with…

Muslim go back: Sikh man’s turban ripped off in racist attack outside UK parl

London: An Indian Sikh man's turban was ripped by a white man in an apparent racist attack outside the UK…

NRI woman found murdered in her UK home

LONDON: An Indian-origin woman was found murdered in her UK home in the West Midlands region of England after what…

NRI Rajiv Joshi selected for top emerging technologies award

WASHINGTON: Rajiv Joshi, an Indian-American scientist from IBM, has been selected for a top emerging technologies award in recognition of…

Suchitra Pillai’s ‘The Valley’ gets India release date

New Delhi: Actress Suchitra Pillai's award-winning American film "The Valley" will be releasing in India on March 2. Produced by…

UK wants more Indian students in British varsities: Diplomat

Kolkata: British Deputy High Commissioner Bruce Buckneil today said the UK would like to host more students from India. Britain…

Indian-American from Florida to run for US Congress

Houston: An Indian-American has announced he will run for the US House of Representatives from Florida district. Sanjay Patel will…

German orchestra plays ‘Kuch Kuch Hota Hai’ in Berlin

Berlin: Filmmaker Karan Johar says he felt honoured and excited after listening to a German chamber orchestra playing songs from…

UK’s toughest policing job: Indian-origin officer set to replace terror chief

London: A senior Indian-origin police officer is in the running to take charge as Britain’s anti-terrorism chief when Scotland Yard’s…

US court overturns $21 mn damages for wrong brain surgery on Indian woman

New York: A court has overturned the $21 million awarded to the family of Indian woman descent who was operated…

How heroic NRI teacher saved many during Florida shooting

NEW YORK: An Indian-American math teacher, Shanthi Viswanathan was hailed for saving the lives of her students during the shooting…

South African police issue arrest warrant for Indian-Origin Ajay Gupta

JOHANNESBURG: South African police on Thursday said they have obtained an arrest warrant for absconding Ajay Gupta, the India-born close…

Six Indian Americans win Gates Cambridge scholarship

Washington: Six Indian Americans, including two women, are among 35 students from the US selected for the prestigious Gates Cambridge…

Indian-origin teacher jailed for filming in UK school toilets

LONDON: An Indian-origin science teacher has been jailed for over four years after he pleaded guilty to placing cameras in…

Indian-born businessmen Gupta family home raided by South Africa police

Johannesburg: An elite South African police team on Wednesday raided the luxurious family home of the controversial Gupta family --…

Vikas Sathaye: Indian engineer part of team awarded sci-tech Oscar

MUMBAI: An Indian Engineer from Mumbai, Vikas Sathaye, was part of the team that picked off the scientific and engineering…

Rockefeller foundation’s NRI President to visit India

CAMBRIDGE: Rajiv J Shah, the Indian-American president of the Rockefeller Foundation, will visit India from Monday as part of the…