Indian-origin landlord jailed for fire deaths in UK (20:54)
London, July 19 (IANS) An Indian-origin landlord in the UK who failed to fit smoke alarms inside a house owned by him leading to the death of two boys in a fire, has been jailed for a year, in the first prosecution of its kind in the country since new smoke alarm regulations were introduced in 2015.
Indian man shot dead in Canada, 2 charged (19:08)
Ottawa, July 19 (IANS) A 27-year-old Indian man has been shot dead in his home in Canada's Brampton city, police said. Two suspects in the case have surrendered and charged with first-degree murder, while the other two are absconding.
Mobile passport app fully secured: Sushma (17:06)
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Thursday said the newly launched mobile app through which citizens can apply for a passport was fully secured with advanced security features.
Amarinder urges Sushma to ensure safety of Sikhs in Afghanistan (22:28)
Chandigarh, July 18 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh has urged External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj to take all possible steps to ensure the safety, security and well-being of Sikhs settled in Afghanistan.
10-year-old Indian boy denied Australian visa (17:18)
Canberra, July 18 (IANS) A 10-year-old Indian boy has been refused an Australian visitor visa for a third time as the Department of Home Affairs feels he does not have "employment or financial incentives" to return back home.
Indian teenager among 3 killed in US plane collision (Lead) (12:10)
Washington, July 18 (IANS) An Indian teenager has been killed along with two other persons after two small planes collided mid-air in the US state of Florida, authorities have said.
Indian student death: Police confirm suspect died in shootout (Lead) (21:02)
New York, July 17 (IANS) Police in the US have confirmed that the man shot dead in a shootout in Kansas City was the suspect in the killing of Indian student Sharat Koppu, who was from Telangana.
Indian found dead in UAE (19:56)
Abu Dhabi, July 17 (IANS) An Indian expat who had been missing here for a week was found dead, police said.
Kerala IT panel to hold networking sessions in US (19:24)
Thiruvananthapuram, July 17 (IANS) The High Power IT Committee of Kerala (HPIC) will hold three networking sessions, titled #Future Global Connect, in the US early next month as part of a multi-pronged strategy, involving the state government and the Kerala diaspora in the technology sector to position the state as a digital destination of choice.
Can a magnetic wire help early detection of cancer (19:06)
New York, July 17 (IANS) Scientists, including one of Indian origin, have developed a magnetic device that could capture scarce and hard-to-capture tumour cells in the bloodstream, an advance that could lead to efficient and early detection of cancer.
'Feminist' Canada funds women to grow businesses: Minister (16:42)
By Bhavana Akella
Toronto, July 17 (IANS) A "feminist" Canada is investing nearly $2 billion Canadian dollars (about Rs 10,000 crores) as seed capital in businesses led by its women entrepreneurs, said a senior woman minister here.
Suspect in killing of Indian student in US shot dead (01:16)
New York, July 17 (IANS) A man who was a suspect in the killing of an Indian student in Kansas City has been shot dead by police after he shot and wounded three officers on Sunday, according to media reports.
India, Bahrain make pharma a key area of cooperation (Lead) (19:28)
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) In an important boost to the Indian healthcare industry, India and Bahrain on Sunday agreed to make pharmaceuticals a key area of cooperation following the second High Joint Commission meeting led by External Affairs Minister Susham Swaraj and Bahraini Foreign Minister Shaikh Khalid Bin Ahmed Bin Mohamed Al Khalifa in Manama.
Bahrain praises Indian community's role in its development (15:52)
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) Bahrain Foreign Minister Shaikh Khalid bin Ahmed Al Khalifa on Sunday lauded the role of the Indian expatriate community's role in his country's development.
Creating job opportunities from e-waste: India-born Australian scientist shows the way (13:00)
By Shreya Das
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) The effective management and disposal of electronic waste, or e-waste -- the innards and shells of dumped smartphones, desktops, laptops and printers, among other things -- is a massive modern-day challenge. But an India-born Australian says end-of-life electronic products offer huge economic and job-generating potential, and India, which produces upward of two million tonnes of electronic waste every year, surely has an advantage.
Indian family receives wrong body after mix-up in UAE (16:34)
Abu Dhabi, July 14 (IANS) A bereaved Indian family in Kerala, grappling with the untimely demise of their relative in the UAE capital, has received someone else's body in a shocking mix up.
NRC project flawed, need to extend appeal time: Activists (22:50)
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) Even as the deadline for publication of the final draft of National Register of Citizens (NRC) in Assam inches closer, a civil society group on Friday demanded extension of the time-frame prescribed to appeal for persons who end up as "D" or "Doubtful" voters in it, citing flaws and prejudices in the registration process.
US-UK relationship indispensable, says Trump (Second Lead) (21:24)
London, July 13 (IANS) US President Donald Trump on Friday said his country's relationship with the UK was "indispensable", just hours after his comments attacking Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit plan emerged.
Don't allow pro-Khalistani meet in London, India tells Britain (Lead) (20:04)
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) India said on Thursday it had asked Britain not to allow a meeting of pro-Khalistanis scheduled in London next month.
Indian dies in New Zealand road accident (20:22)
Wellington, July 11 (IANS) A 27-year-old Indian man died in a road accident in New Zealand's Tauranga city on Wednesday, police said.
Black carbon in Delhi air is 5 times more than in US, Europe: Study (16:32)
London, July 11 (IANS) If you live in Delhi and commute to work by car, you are up to five times more likely to be exposed to the deadly black carbon than those living in Europe or North America, say researchers.
Italian Ministers discuss 'citizen wage' with World Bank's EU director Banerji (22:28)
Rome, July 10 (IANS/AKI) Italy's Welfare and Industry Minister Luigi Di Maio and Finance Minister Giovanni Tria on Tuesday met the World Bank's regional director for the European Union Arup Banerji to discuss the populist government's plans for a 'citizen's wage', said sources.
Telangana student shot dead in US (Second Lead) (15:16)
Kansas City, July 8 (IANS) A 26-year-old Indian student from Telangana was shot dead inside a restaurant here in the US state of Missouri by a suspected robber.
Telangana to bring body of student killed in US (14:40)
Hyderabad, July 8 (IANS) The Telangana government will make arrangements to bring back the body of Sharath Koppu, a student who was shot dead by a suspected robber in the US, a state minister said on Sunday.
Sushma condoles death of Indian student in US (13:04)
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Sunday expressed her condolences to the family of a 26-year-old student hailing from Telangana who was shot dead in the US state of Missouri.