Facebook suspending accounts of Rohingya activists: Report (10:02) IANS Photo Service
San Francisco/New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Facebook is reportedly removing posts and suspending accounts of activists who are documenting the "ethnic cleansing" of Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar, Daily Beast has reported.

Smokers with HIV more at risk of lung cancer than AIDS (12:20)
New York, Sep 19 (IANS) People living with HIV who adhere to antiretroviral therapy but smoke tobacco cigarettes are more likely to die from lung cancer than from AIDS, a study led by an Indian-origin researcher has revealed.

'Tez' to take India closer to digital transformation: Pichai (10:44) IANS Photo Service
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) A day after Google launched its new digital payment app "Tez" in India, the company's Indian-born CEO Sundar Pichai on Tuesday tweeted it will help India move closer to digital transformation.

Indian-born Krishnan joins Twitter as Senior Director (09:40)
San Francisco, Sep 19 (IANS) Micro-blogging website Twitter has hired Indian-born Sriram Krishnan, a former top executive from Facebook and Snap, as its Senior Director of Product.

Rahul to address public meeting in New York (With Images) (09:00)
New York, Sep 19 (IANS) Congress party Vice President Rahul Gandhi is scheduled to address a public meeting here on Wednesday arranged by the the party's overseas wing as part of its push to enlist Non-resident Indians (NRIs).

'Omerta' recounts terrorist Omar Sheikh's bloody trail (12:32)
By Gurmukh Singh
Toronto, Sep 17 (IANS) Hansal Mehta's "Omerta", which premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) here, captures the bloody trail of British-born terrorist Omar Sheikh who plotted the 2002 kidnapping and murder of Wall Street Journal reporter Daniel Pearl.

Sharjah ruler on five-day visit to Kerala from Sep 24 (21:30) IANS Photo Service
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 16 (IANS) Sharjah's Ruler and member of UAE's Supreme Council, Dr. Sheikh Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, will arrive in Kerala on a five-day official visit starting September 24, an official statement here said.

India becomes fastest growing market for Brand USA, too (Comment: Special to IANS) (20:40)
By Christine Nayagam
The Indian outbound traveller is now a much-coveted commodity around the world, as the country's booming middle class seeks new destinations and emerges as a key market.

Indian doctor stabbed to death in US, patient arrested (Roundup) (15:44)
Washington, Sep 15 (IANS) A renowned Indian doctor who expounded a system called "Absolute Yoga" has been stabbed to death in Kansas state in the US. One of his patients was arrested for the killing, police said.

Murder suspect was sent to India to straighten out: Report (10:58)
Washington, Sep 15 (IANS) A suspect who has been arrested over the murder of Indian psychiatrist Achutha Reddy in the US state of Kansas, was once sent to India to "straighten out", informed sources told the media.

Pakistan not shown in negative light in my film: Iram Haq (10:24)
By Gurmukh Singh
Toronto, Sep 15 (IANS) Pakistani-origin actress-director Iram Haq's film "What Parents Will Say", which premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival, is a bold take on female oppression among south Asian families.

Indian psychiatrist killed in US mourned by colleagues, patients (09:46)
Washington, Sep 15 (IANS) Achutha Reddy, an Indian psychiatrist who was killed in the US state of Kansas, was mourned by his colleagues, patients and community members who remembered him as a man of compassion.

Patient arrested in Indian doctor's killing in US (With Images) (08:36)
New York, Sep 15 (IANS) An Indian doctor was stabbed to death in Kansas state of the US. One of his patients has been arrested as a suspect in the stabbing death, according to police.

Indian doctor in US stabbed to death (23:12)
Hyderabad, Sep 14 (IANS) An Indian doctor hailing from Telangana was stabbed to death in Kansas state of the United States, as per the information reaching his family here on Thursday.

Priyanka slammed over Sikkim 'insurgency' comment, apologizes (Lead) (17:54) IANS Photo Service
Toronto/Gangtok, Sep 14 (IANS) Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra, who has produced a Sikkimese film, came under attack after calling the hill state insurgency-troubled. She has apologized to the Sikkim government, which wants another apology in more "clear-cut terms".

Indian American Congressman gets key role in Democrats' task force (14:20) IANS Photo Service
Washington, Sep 14 (IANS) Indian American Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi has been appointed to a leadership role in the Democratic Party's new task force on the economy focussing on creating more jobs for Americans.

Trump appoints Indian-American to key press role in White House shake-up (20:18)
By Arul Louis IANS Photo Service
New York, Sep 13 (IANS) US President Donald Trump has appointed Raj Shah as his principal Deputy Press Secretary in an on-going shake-up of the chaotic White House communications operations.

Indian American appointed to key position in White House (20:02) IANS Photo Service
Washington, Sep 13 (IANS) An Indian American man has been appointed as the Deputy Assistant to US President Donald Trump and the Principal Deputy Press Secretary, the White House has said.

Working with Adil Hussain an enriching masterclass: Ekavali Khanna (16:54)
By Gurmukh Singh IANS Photo Service
Toronto, Sep 13 (IANS) Indian actress Ekavali Khanna, who has impressed audiences as a conservative Pakistani housewife in the Norwegian film "What People Will Say" -- premiered at the ongoing Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) -- says working with acclaimed actor Adil Hussain in the movie was an enriching masterclass.

Indian priest rescued from Yemen, reaches Vatican (00:12) IANS Photo Service
New Delhi/Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 13 (IANS) Father Tom Uzhannalil, the Indian Catholic priest hailing from Kerala and abducted by terrorists in Yemen, reached the Vatican on Tuesday.

Abducted Kerala Catholic priest rescued in Yemen - with Oman's intervention (Second Lead) (17:36) IANS Photo Service
Thiruvananthapuram/New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) Kerala Catholic priest Tom Uzhunnallil, abducted by terrorists in Aden in March last year, has been rescued from captivity from an undisclosed location in Yemen, thanks to the intervention of the Sultanate of Oman.

US young scholar award for Bengaluru-born Google geek (14:54)
By Fakir Balaji IANS Photo Service
Bengaluru, Sep 12 (IANS) Bengaluru-born 28-year-old Google research scientist Ananda Theertha Suresh in New York has won the Paul Baran Young Scholar award for 2017, the US-based Marconi Society said on Tuesday.

Harry S. Banga: From Chandigarh to among richest in Hong Kong (With Images) (14:26)
By Jaideep Sarin
Hong Kong, Sep 10 (IANS) He grew up in Chandigarh and never thought he would be a billionaire and one of the richest people in Hong Kong. But Harry S. Banga has done that successfully in the fields of commodities, ship management and asset management.

Kazakh government orders 60 Indian workers to leave after mass brawl (22:10)
New Delhi/Astana, Sep 9 (IANS) The Indian embassy in Kazakhstan said it is closely monitoring the situation after a mass brawl broke out at a construction site in capital Astana and the government ordered the expulsion of 60 Indian workers from the country.

Indian missions in touch with diaspora over Irma damage (14:46)
New Delhi, Sep 9 (IANS) With Hurricane Irma leaving a trail of destruction in its wake, India has asked its missions in Venezuela, the US and in the Netherlands and France whose territories in the Caribbean have been hit hard to remain in constant touch with the Indian diaspora there.

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