Category: NRIs Corner

Nearly 13 pc dip in number of Indians visiting US

Washington: The number of Indians travelling to the United States dropped "significantly" in the first six months of 2017, with…

Indian woman denied UK visa because her English is too good

LONDON: An Indian woman has been refused a UK visa in order to be with her Scottish husband because her…

US may stop spouses of H-1B visa holders from working

Washington: The Trump administration is considering revoking an Obama-era rule that extends work authorisation to the spouses of H-1B visa…

In big blow to Indians, US considers preventing spouses of H-1B visa holders from working

WASHINGTON: The Trump administration is considering revoking an Obama-era rule that extends work authorisation to the spouses of H-1B visa…

Britain’s Swindon, hub of expat Goans ‘highly polluted’, says Parrikar

Panaji: Britain is the most polluted country in Europe and its Swindon town, which has a sizeable population of Goan…

Indian killed in Dubai after argument over cooking

DUBAI: An Indian worker allegedly killed his compatriot in Dubai at a labour camp after they fought each other following…

Indian Restaurant owner jailed in UK for stealing 90,000 pounds

LONDON: An Indian restaurant owner has been jailed for two years in the UK for stealing 90,000 pounds in taxes…

Indian Engineer jailed for molesting woman in Singapore

SINGAPORE: A 33-year old Indian engineer in Singapore has been sent to prison for three weeks for molesting a woman…

Indian American doctor arrested for healthcare fraud in US

Washington: An Indian American cardiologist based in the US state of Nevada has been arrested on 39 charges of unlawful…

Indian-origin student pleads guilty of US cyber attacks

Washington: A 21-year-old Indian-origin student has pleaded guilty of executing a series of cyber attacks on the Rutgers University computer…

British Columbia, Punjab assemblies keen on partnership pact

Chandigarh: Raj Chouhan, Deputy Speaker of Canada's British Columbia Legislative Assembly, on Tuesday called upon Punjab Speaker Rana K.P. Singh…

Indian Sikh nominated to be attorney general of New Jersey

New York: In a historic first, a distinguished Sikh public prosecutor "who has experienced hate and intolerance first-hand" has been…

British work visas Indians get more than others

New Delhi: Stating that there has been a sharp increase in the number of British work visas issued to Indians,…

Indian parents lead Asia in sending children overseas for education: Study

MUMBAI: More and more Indian parents are sending their children overseas for higher education with around 62 per cent of…

Bhai Boolchand, the unsung Indian who launched trade with Ghana

Accra: Not much is known about him, but it has now emerged that trade relations between Ghana and India were…

Canada charges 2 Indian-descent Californians with cocaine smuggling

New York: Two Californians of Indian-descent have been charged by Canadian authorities with smuggling 100 kgs of cocaine valued at…

Sadiq khan names Deepak Parekh as first International Ambassador

London: The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan has named noted Indian businessman, Deepak Parekh, as International Ambassador who will be…

India-American to run for US Congress from Chicago suburb

Washington: An Indian-American doctor has declared his candidacy to run for the US Congress of Representatives next year from a…

Indian-American firm to introduce new method of teaching in Indian schools

NEW DELHI: An Indian-American firm is planning to introduce a new method of teaching science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM)…

Indian-origin Americans launches novel education programme

WASHINGTON: An Indian-American firm is planning to introduce a new method (novel education programme) of teaching science, technology, engineering and…