Category: NRIs Corner

Indian-origin wins Senate OK to be Assistant Secretary of State

New York: Manisha Singh, a lawyer and Congressional staffer, has won Senate OK to be the Assistant Secretary of State…

Sikh teen in US thrashed by classmates, kin call it hate crime

WASHINGTON: A 14-year-old Sikh boy was beaten up by a classmate here, with his father claiming that he victim was…

Indian-origin UK minister Priti held undisclosed meetings in Israel

London: Indian-origin UK minister Priti Patel, held undisclosed meetings in Israel without telling the Foreign Office while accompanied by an…

PPF will not earn you the same rate if you become NRI

New Delhi: Amending rules on post office savings schemes like the National Savings Certificates (NSC) and Public Provident Fund (PPF),…

Indian re-arrested after serving 10 years in US jail

Washington: An Indian re-arrested in the US after he was released from prison following the completion of his 10-year sentence…

Indian-Origin missing girl Sherin laid to rest

Washington: Sherin Mathews, a three-year-old Indian girl who was found dead in a ditch after being reported missing by her…

Trial advocacy team represented by Indian American Shahina Khan won over Georgetown University

Chicago: The Chicago-Kent trial advocacy team represented by Shahina Khan, 3rd year JD student with three other students in the…

Indian man rearrested after completing 10 years in prison

Washington: An Indian national has been rearrested after he was released from prison following the completion of his 10 years…

Indian-origin scientist attempts treating hearts via urban forests

New Delhi: Indian-origin scientist Aruni Bhatnagar is all set to install a $14.50 million "unique urban laboratory" in the US…

Get Canadian NRIs accused in drugs cases extradited: Amarinder

Chandigarh: Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Monday urged the Centre to take up with Canadian authorities the extradition of…

Indian mother-daughter in distress in Saudi Arabia: Amarinder

Chandigarh: Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Monday sought External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj's urgent intervention to help a mother-daughter…

Indian students half of China’s in US universities, says envoy

Kolkata: China has the highest number of students going to the United States for higher studies every year while India…

Ex-ambassador Richard Verma joins India-US forum board

Washington: former US Ambassador to India Richard Verma has joined the board of the US India Strategic Partnership Forum (USISPF),…

DNA samples of families of missing Indians collected in Punjab

Chandigarh: Authorities in Punjab on Saturday collected the DNA samples of members of some familiesof the 39 Indians who went…

Indian Muslim worker sued Accenture US for discrimination

NEW YORK: Mohammad Ali, an Indian Muslim worker has sued Accenture, one of the larger US consulting firms claiming that…

India takes up H-1B issue with US at Trade Policy Forum

NEW DELHI: India has again flagged its concerns to the US over problems being faced by Indian companies in procuring…

Billionaire living in Saudi Arabia files nomination for Himachal Pradesh Polls

Mandi: Prakash Rana, a billionaire living in Saudi Arabia, has filed his nomination as an independent candidate for the upcoming…

Prabhu says India raises H-1B visa issue with US very strongly

New Delhi: India has “very strongly” raised the issue of H-1B visa and L1 visa with the U.S., Union Minister…

Indian-American billionaire charged for illegally marketing opioid

Washington: An Indian American billionaire was arrested and charged for illegally marketing opioid, a media report said. John Kapoor, the…

India’s visa receive setback at WTO

NEW DELHI: India's move to have a global agreement for facilitating trade in services, aimed at making the India's visa…