'Oxygen for India' marathon fundraiser to collect $2mn launched in Canada
  • 'Oxygen for India' marathon fundraiser to collect $2mn launched in Canada(12:06)

    Toronto, May 17 (IANS) The Indo-Canada Chamber of Commerce (ICCC), along with 80-odd community bodies, launched its 'Oxygen for India marathon fundraiser to collect $2 million to send oxygen equipment to India, even as Ontario announced to send 2,000 more ventilators to the Covid-battered country.

Soumya killed in terror attack on Israel: Deputy Consul General
  • Soumya killed in terror attack on Israel: Deputy Consul General(21:10)

    Thiruvananthapuram, May 16 (IANS) Soumya Santhosh, the Keralite caregiver who lost her life in the rocket attack allegedly by Palestinian Islamist group Hamas, was an angel who was killed in a terror attack on Israel, Israel's Deputy Consul General to South India, Ariel Seidman said on Sunday.

Blocked from cabinet in Senate, Tanden appointed Biden's senior adviser
New York City to aid India's Covid battle
  • New York City to aid India's Covid battle(12:32)

    New York, May 15 (IANS) New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio has announced that the city will tap into its stockpile to send Covid-19 test kits, swabs, ventilators, BiPap machines, pulse oximeters, and other medical supplies to India, which is currently battling a devastative second wave of the pandemic.

Scotland police frees 2 Indians from detention van after protests
Indian origin man busted in US for letting Tesla car autodrive from back seat
Stalin appeals to Tamil diaspora for financial aid to fight Covid
Jayapal introduces bill to extend healthcare to immigrants
Indian student shot dead by uncle in Canada
Body of Kerala caregiver killed in rocket attack to be brought home
  • Body of Kerala caregiver killed in rocket attack to be brought home(10:26)

    Thiruvananthapuram, May 12 (IANS) The mortal remains of Kerala's Soumya Santhosh, who was killed on Tuesday in a rocket attack in the Israeli city of Ashkelon, where she has been working as a caregiver, will be brought to her home, said relatives and authorities.

5 ex-workers sue BAPS in US alleging forced labour
  • 5 ex-workers sue BAPS in US alleging forced labour(10:14)
    By Arul Louis

    New York, May 12 (IANS) Five men who had worked at a Bochasanwasi Shri Akshar Purushottam Swaminarayan Sanstha (BAPS) temple have filed a case in a federal court alleging that they were made to work as "forced labour" in the construction and maintenance of the shrine in New Jersey, according to court documents.

Indian origin man charged with assaulting, killing mom on Mother's Day eve
India's Covid situation nothing short of heartbreaking: Kamala Harris
Canadian city lights up for India as 3,000 ventilators sent to Delhi
3 Punjabi men arrested for scamming $10,000 from Toronto woman
US-based foundation to ship oxygen concentrators to India
Indian students to benefit as Canada to give PR to 90K
Indian in UAE to produce O2 cylinders instead of CNG to aid patients back home
Indian-American bodies mobilise resources for Covid relief in India
Amarinder launches online course for Punjadiaspora
  • Amarinder launches online course for Punjadiaspora(22:36)

    Chandigarh, May 3 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Monday digitally launched online programmes started by the Guru Nanak Dev University (GNDU) in Amritsar for the Punjabi diaspora.

Billions of computers at hacking risk: Indian-origin scientist
  • Billions of computers at hacking risk: Indian-origin scientist(11:08)

    New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) An Indian-origin researcher has warned that billions of computers and other devices across the globe are vulnerable today owing to a vulnerability named 'Spectre' that was first discovered in 2018 but is open to hackers again.

Indian-American businessman pledges $10mn for oxygen supplies to India
Help India in hour of crisis, says British MP Dhesi
Indians face ordeal when loved ones die of Covid in Saudi Arabia
  • Indians face ordeal when loved ones die of Covid in Saudi Arabia(19:44)
    By Irfan Mohammed

    New Delhi, April 24: It was a most heart-wrenching scene when Bejugam Janaki boarded the flight for India from Saudi Arabia where she had spent most of her life with her husband. Unlike earlier occasions when visiting India was exciting and full of anticipation - gifts for loved ones back home would never be in short supply - and pre-boarding phone calls with relative would abound, this time tears would not stop flowing from Janakis eyes.

Indian-American civil rights lawyer narrowly confirmed as Associate AG
  • Indian-American civil rights lawyer narrowly confirmed as Associate AG(08:24)
    By Arul Louis

    New York, April 22 (IANS) Indian-American civil rights lawyer Vanita Gupta has been confirmed as the US Associate Attorney-General with the help of a breakaway Republican Senator overcoming stiff opposition from her fellow party members who accused the nominee of espousing "radical" policies.