Indian cabbie 'racially abused', assaulted in Australia (15:28)
Canberra, May 22 (IANS) An Indian cab driver was assaulted and beaten unconscious in the Australian state of Tasmania by two passengers who yelled racial slurs at him.
Gay Indian-origin leads race to become new Irish PM (15:10)
Dublin, May 21 (IANS) Welfare Minister Leo Varadkar is leading the race to succeed Enda Kenny as Ireland's first Indian-origin and also openly gay Prime Minister or the Taoiseach, the media reported.
Missing Indian-origin student found dead in US (13:38)
New York, May 20 (IANS) An Indian-origin student was found dead here after he went missing earlier this week, police said.
Indian man dies while in US immigration custody (Lead) (21:14)
New York, May 19 (IANS) An Indian man who came to the US from Latin America without proper documents has died while in federal custody in Atlanta, in Georgia state, according to the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agency.
Indian-American jailed for $33 million fraud in US (19:26)
Washington, May 19 (IANS) An Indian-American businessman has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for fraud schemes that cost investors over $33 million.
US court jails 2 for hate crime against Sikh man (18:02)
Washington, May 19 (IANS) A US court sentenced two men to three years in prison for severely beating a Sikh man in California and cutting off his hair.
Indian detained at US airport dies in custody (17:26)
Washington, May 19 (IANS) A 58-year-old Indian man died in Atlanta in the US after he was detained by US Customs for not possessing necessary immigration papers.
IndiGo to fly directly to Singapore from Bengaluru (15:56)
Bengaluru, May 19 (IANS) IndiGo will operate a non-stop daily flight between Bengaluru and Singapore from June 10 to strengthen its network in the Asia-Pacific region, the country's leading low-cost private carrier said on Friday.
Human antibodies to fight ebola viruses discovered (13:38)
New York, May 19 (IANS) In a first, scientists led by one of Indian-origin have discovered natural human antibodies that can neutralise and protect animals against three virulent ebola viruses, an advance that could lead to vaccines against the deadly disease.
Indian American student wins National Geographic Bee contest (20:06)
Washington, May 18 (IANS) A 14-year-old Indian American student has won the prestigious $50,000 National Geographic Bee contest here, becoming the sixth consecutive Indian American to win the championship.
Goa to exploit Trump's H-1B visa crackdown: Minister (15:40)
Panaji, May 18 (IANS) Goa should look to exploit US President Donald Trump's crackdown on H-1B visas by facilitating the return of Goan NRIs, IT Minister Rohan Khaunte said on Thursday.
Indian-American man goes missing in US (18:06)
Washington, May 17 (IANS) A 26-year-old Indian-American man has gone missing in the US city Boston and police have urged people to come forward to help with information about him.
US will tighten screws on North Korea, says Haley (14:06)
Washington, May 17 (IANS) US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley, the first Indian-American to hold a cabinet rank, pledged that the US plans to "tighten the screws" on North Korea's nuclear ambitions.
Akali Dal, SGPC upset at Italy Supreme Court ruling on 'kirpan' (21:36)
Chandigarh, May 16 (IANS) The Shiromani Akali Dal and Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) on Tuesday expressed anguish over the Italian Supreme Court upholding a ban on wearing of 'kirpan' and plan to raise the issue at appropriate platforms to ensure "justice" to Sikhs settled in Italy.
Italian court upholds ban on Sikhs carrying kirpans (18:10)
Rome, May 16 (IANS) The Italian Supreme Court has ruled against a Sikh migrant who wanted to carry a kirpan in public.
Indian-origin trio held for S. African medical school scam (16:02)
Johannesburg, May 16 (IANS) Three Indian-origin persons were arrested here by police for allegedly selling seats to Indian students to study medicine and other health science courses at a university in South Africa.
Indian-origin Google researcher links ransomware attack to N.Korea (Lead) (15:54)
London/Washington, May 16 (IANS) As the world struggles to identify the cybercriminals behind the global ransowmware attack that hit 150 countries over the weekend, Neel Mehta, an Indian-origin security researcher working with Google, has claimed on Twitter that the hackers may have links to North Korea.
Guterres appoints Indian to high-level UN climate change post (23:22)
By Arul Louis
United Nations, May 15 (IANS) Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has appointed Ovais Sarmad of India as the Deputy Executive Secretary of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), the forum where the historic Paris Agreement on Climate Change was negotiated.
Preet Bharara calls for independent counsel for US' Russia probe (18:24)
New York, May 15 (IANS) Indian-American prosecutor Preet Bharara who was fired by President Donald Trump's administration in March, has called for the appointment of an independent counsel to lead the probe into Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election, the media reported.
'Father of wheat revolution' D.S. Athwal passes away in US (18:16)
Ludhiana, May 15 (IANS) Often called the 'Father of Wheat Revolution', agriculture scientist Dilbagh Singh Athwal has passed away in the US, a Punjab Agricultural University (PAU) official said on Monday. He was 89.
Modi in Sri Lanka, stresses on peace and harmony in a multi-language society (Lead) (19:30)
Dickoya (Sri Lanka), May 12 (IANS) In the first visit by an Indian Prime Minister to the Tamil-dominated tea plantation area in Sri Lanka, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said there is no better sight than a multilingual society living in peace and harmony and exhorted that threads of unity should be strengthened and not separated.
Modi invokes 'chai pe charcha' to connect with Sri Lankan Tamils (15:58)
Dickoya (Sri Lanka), May 12 (IANS) Invoking his famous 'chai pe charcha' concept, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday sought to establish an instant rapport with the Indian origin Tamils of Sri Lanka, who dominate the plantation areas that produce the world famous Ceylon tea.
Modi in Sri Lanka, stresses on peace and harmony in a multi-language society (15:34)
Dickoya (Sri Lanka), May 12 (IANS) In the first visit by an Indian Prime Minister to the Tamil-dominated tea plantation area in Sri Lanka, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said there is no better place than a peaceful and harmonious multi-language society that unifies cultures and bonds people.
US Congresswoman for thoughtful roll-out of H1-B visa changes (14:32)
By Aroonim Bhuyan
New Delhi, May 12 (IANS) A US Congresswoman of Indian origin has cautioned the Donald Trump administration against hasty changes in the H1-B visa regime, saying this should be done via the legislative route rather than through a presidential executive order.
United Airlines cancels Indian-origin man's flight (20:20)
Washington, May 11 (IANS) An Indian-origin man in the US has said that United Airlines cancelled his flight for filming a dispute involving an employee of the airlines.