- Over 10,000 Indians stranded in Kyrgyzstan(14:23)
By Quaid Najmi
Mumbai, March 29 (IANS) Over 10,000 Indian students from across India are stranded in the Osh State University (OSU), Kyrgyzstan who desperately want to return, a student from the varsity said on Sunday.
- 49-day lockdown necessary to stop COVID-19 resurgence in India: Study(14:23)
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) Two Indian-origin researchers from the University of Cambridge in the UK have come up with a new mathematical model that predicts a flat 49-day nationwide lockdown -- or sustained lockdown with periodic relaxation extending over two months -- may be necessary to prevent COVID-19 resurgence in India.
- Indian-origin UK Minister provides update on PM's health(12:23)
London, March 29 (IANS) Alok Sharma, the UK's Indian-origin Secretary of State for Business, has insisted that Prime Minister Boris Johnson continues to play the leading role in the countrys fight against the coronavirus pandemic even after he was diagnosed with the disease, it was reported.
- Hundreds of Indian students stuck in Kyrgyzstan: Athawale(18:41)
Mumbai, March 28 (IANS) Several hundred Indian students studying at Kyrgyzstan's Osh State University have been stranded in the Central Asian nation since the past few days due to the flight ban in India, Union Minister Ramdas Athawale said here on Saturday.
- Indian-American woman charged for killing her son(15:01)
Houston, March 28 (IANS) An Indian-American woman from Sugar Land, Texas, has been charged for the murder of her four-year-old son, who was found dead on March 21 at the family's home, according to media reports.
- Indian workers seek US visa extensions amid corona crisis(14:44)
Washington, March 28 (IANS) Amid the coronavirus pandemic, Indian workers across America have sought extensions of their US visas over concerns of losing work status due to soon-to-expire visas or delayed extensions, a media report said.
- Abu Dhabi Hindu temple hold online 'satsangs'(14:26)
Abu Dhabi, March 28 (IANS) With religious services suspended across the United Arab Emirates (UAE) due to the coronavirus pandemic, a Hindu temple in Abu Dhabi has been holding a webcast of weekly 'satsang sabha' on Friday evenings in an effort to help the faithful remain calm, a media report said on Saturday.
- Evacuate Sikhs stranded in Afghanistan: Punjab CM(14:00)
Chandigarh, March 28 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Saturday sought the intervention of the Minister of External Affairs for evacuation of Sikh families stranded in Afghanistan.
- Covid-19: NRI medic offers hospital to govt(23:15)
New Delhi, March 27 (IANS) As India wages a war against the deadly coronavirus pandemic, an Indian-born entrepreneur, Shamsheer Vayalil, has come forward to offer his support towards setting up a hospital exclusively for the treatment of Covid-19 patients.
- Efforts underway to help stranded Indian passengers at Dubai airport(12:34)
Dubai, March 27 (IANS) Authorities in Dubai taking steps to help stranded passengers, including 22 Indians, who were in transit at the airport here when their home countries suddenly stopped inbound flights due to the coronavirus pandemic, it was reported on Friday.
- Ample supplies from India at UAE supermarkets(12:58)
Abu Dhabi, March 26 (IANS) Supermarkets in the United Arab Emirtaes (UAE) have assured residents of "ample" food supplies from India, despite a 21-day nationwide lockdown imposed by the Modi government in New Delhi over the coronavirus pandemic, a media report said.
- Biden campaign names Indian-American to COVID-19 advisory panel(13:21)
Washington, March 24 (IANS) Democratic contender Joe Bidens presidential campaign has announced that it forming a Public Health Advisory Committee, which includes former US Surgeon General Vivek Murthy, an Indian-American, to advise on steps to reduce the threat of the coronavirus pandemic, a media report said.
- US-based Sikh family offers homemade masks(13:08)
Washington, March 24 (IANS) Amid the fast-spreading coronavirus pandemic in the US, a Sikh family based in the state of Indiana have made masks in an effort to help the public and first responders in the fight against the deadly disease, a media report said.
- DPS Dubai staff wear hazmat suits to deliver books(12:45)
Dubai, March 24 (IANS) Staff members of the Delhi Public School (DPS), Dubai donned hazmat suits and gloves while going to take school books and notebooks to their students, who were being taught through e-classes as directed by the UAE Ministry of Education for a renewable period of two weeks that kicked off this week, a media report said.
- COVID-19: NRKs once the darling, now the scourge(11:09)
Thiruvananthapuram, March 24 (IANS) The non-resident Keralites (NRKs), once the darling of the state, are now the ones who are facing the music as the battle against deadly coronavirus rages on.
- New Jersey Attorney-General Grewal gets 1,400 black market complaints(04:13)
By Arul Louis
New York, March 24 (IANS) New Jersey Attorney-General Gurbir Grewal has said that his office has received 1,400 complaints of blackmarketing by 900 businesses as the state grapples with a shortage of everyday needs and warned that there would be crackdown.