Category: NRIs Corner

Two Indians arrested with gold in Nepal

Kathmandu: Two Indians nationals have been arrested with half a kg of gold in Nepal. The men, identified as Jitendra…

Trump nominates Indian-American to federal judgeship

New York: US President Donald Trump nominated Diane Gujarati, a prosecutor of Indian descent, to a federal judgeship on Thursday…

The Indian-American diaspora: A vital resource for India

Over 31 million people of Indian birth or descent are part of the Indian diaspora spread around the world. Of…

Sunny Leone in Canadian artiste’s music video

Mumbai: Indo-Canadian actress Sunny Leone has joined forces with Canadian producer and DJ of Indian descent, UpsideDown, for the video…

Seven Indian engineers kidnapped in Afghanistan, efforts are on trace them

KABUL: Authorities in Afghanistan are working with local tribal elders to trace and free eight people, including seven Indian engineers…

Duo gets 1-year jail for robbing Indian in Dubai

Dubai: Two men have been sentenced to one year in jail here for robbing an Indian man of 200,000 dirhams.…

Consul General of India in Jeddah takes health pledge

Jeddah: His Excellency Md. Noor Rahman Sheikh, Consul General of India, Jeddah inaugurate Abeer Medical Group’s ‘Do you know your…

US man who killed Indian Techie sentenced to life

Chicago: A man in the US state of Kansas who shot dead an Indian immigrant while shouting "get out of…

Indian threatens speeding bus drivers in Dubai with toy gun

Dubai: An Indian man allegedly used a toy gun to threaten and scare "speeding bus drivers" here, a Dubai court…

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.…