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.
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.
New York, May 15 (IANS) Neera Tanden, whose appointment to a cabinet post was blocked in the Senate, has been named a senior adviser to President Joe Biden, according to a Democratic Party leader.
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.
Glasgow, May 15 (IANS) Police in Scotland have freed two Indian nationals, who were held inside a detention van, after protesters surrounded the vehicle demanding their release, according to a media report.
New York, May 14 (IANS) An Indian origin man who pulls off stunts to flaunt his wealth was arrested in California for letting his Tesla car illegally "autodrive", but as soon as he was let out he bought a new one and repeated the stunt, according to media reports.
Chennai, May 13 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M.K. Stalinon Thursday called upon the global Tamil diaspora to financially support the state in its fight against Covid -19 pandemic.
Washington, May 13 (IANS) Pramila Jayapal, the first Indian-American woman to serve in the US House of Representatives, has reintroduced a bicameral legislation to grant lawful immigrants eligibility to healthcare programs.
Toronto, May 12 (IANS) A 43-year-old man has been charged with shooting dead his 19-year-old nephew and attempted murder of his wife.
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.
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.
New York, May 11 (IANS) An Indian origin man has been charged with assaulting and killing his own mom on the eve of Mother's Day, according to a New York prosecutor.
Washington, May 9 (IANS) In an address to the Indian diaspora in the US, Vice President Kamala Harris lamented over the deteriorating Covidd-19 situation India, saying it was "nothing short of heartbreaking".
Toronto, May 8 (IANS) Authorities in Canada's Ontario province dispatched 3,000 locally made ventilators to New Delhi, even as the Indian-dominated city of Brampton illuminated its city hall with the Tricolour in solidarity with the people of India.
Toronto, May 7 (IANS) Three Punjabi men have been arrested for scamming an old woman in Toronto of $10,000 in the name of the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA).
Washington, May 6 (IANS) The Indian-American Sehgal Foundation, based in Des Moines, Iowa, announced that it will ship 200 oxygen concentrators to seven Indian states on Thursday.
Toronto, May 6 (IANS) Indian students will be the major beneficiaries of Canada's new one-time immigration programme which opened for applications on Wednesday.
Dubai, May 5 (IANS) An Indian expat at a UAE-based free zone firm has set aside producing Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) cylinders and shifted to manufacturing oxygen containers for India to help out the Covid patients in the country.
Washington, May 4 (IANS) Several Indian-American organisations have mobilised resources and raised millions for Covid-19 relief in India, which is currently battling a deadly second wave of the pandemic, according to a media report.
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.
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.
Washington, May 3 (IANS) Vinod Khosla, Indian-American technology guru and entrepreneur, has pledged $10 million towards providing oxygen supplies to India amid the worsening second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic in the country.
Chandigarh, April 28 (IANS) India-origin Labour MP in Britain, Tan Dhesi, has urged his government to help India as Covid-19 situation worsened.
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.
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.