Toronto, Dec 3 (IANS) Canadian police are hunting for two men in connection with the Indian call centre scams targeting Canadians. Warrants have been issued against Vimal Shrestha, 41, and Bindisha Joshi, 41, who have probably fled Canada, according to the police.
Toronto, Dec 2 (IANS) To mark the 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev Ji, the founder of Sikhism, the Concordia University in Montreal has set up a Guru Nanak Dev Academic Chair to promote studies of the religion.
New York, Dec 1 (IANS) US President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris have greeted Sikhs on the occasion of Gurupurab commemorating the birth anniversary of Guru Nanak, the first Sikh Guru.
New York, Dec 1 (IANS) Ajit Pai, one of the senior-most Indian-American officials appointed by US President Donald Trump, announced that he was quitting the Chairmanship of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) on January 20, when Joe Biden takes over as President.
New York, Dec 1 (IANS) US President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris have appointed Indian-American Maju Varghese, who steered their campaign, to be the executive director of their inauguration â the swearing-in ceremony and the festivities around it.
New York, Nov 30 (IANS) US President-elect Joe Biden on Monday announced key members of his "crisis tested" economic team including Janet Yellen as Secretary of the Treasury, Neera Tanden as Director of the Office of Management and Budget, and Wally Adeyemo as Deputy Secretary of the Treasury.
New York, Nov 30 (IANS) Joe Biden, who is to become US President in January, has picked Indian-American Neera Tanden, a controversial close confidante of the Clintons, to head the powerful White House Office of Management and Budget, according to several media reports.
Dubai, Nov 29 (IANS) An Indian man who was reported missing since November 9 a day after he reached Dubai on a tourist visa, has been found in a hospital in the city, his relatives have confirmed.
Dubai, Nov 28 (IANS) An Indian man as been missing since November 9, a day after he reached Dubai on a tourist visa, according to his relatives in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
New York, Nov 28 (IANS) The US' Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is reminding the public of a $100,000-reward offer for information leading to the capture of Indian-origin Bhadreshkumar Chetanbhai Patel, who has been listed by the agency as one of the "10 Most Wanted" since 2017.
Dubai, Nov 26 (IANS) A 42-year-old Indian doctor has been cleared of the charge of molesting a woman after a Botox therapy session in Dubai.
New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) Banned secessionist outfit Sikhs For Justice (SFJ) on Wednesday announced to organise a "global referendum" from the UK on August 15, 2021.
Dubail, Nov 23 (IANS) A Dubai-based Indian has claimed that he was attacked by burglars wearing surgical masks at his home while he was sleeping, a media report said.
New York, Nov 22 (IANS) An Indian American man has been charged with randomly pushing a woman on to the rail track as a train was coming into a station in the city's underground system.
New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) A team of Indian-origin immunologists in the US has discovered a potential strategy to prevent life-threatening inflammation, lung damage and organ failure in patients with Covid-19.
London, Nov 21 (IANS) UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has announced that his Home Secretary Priti Patel did not breach the ministerial code over bullying accusations.
New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday held the first-ever India-Luxembourg bilateral summit with his counterpart Xavier Bettel. Besides reviewing bilateral relations, the summit, the first in two decades between the countries, focused on increasing investments. The two Prime Ministers decided to ramp up relations in the financial sector, digital domain, green financing and space applications. They also took stock of the global situation arising out of the Covid-19 pandemic.
New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) Despite the coronavirus pandemic, around 2,00,000 Indian students chose the US as their destination to pursue higher education in the 2019-20 academic year.
Bengaluru, Nov 16 (IANS) Indian-origin UAE businessman B.R. Shetty who made a surprise attempt to return to the UAE after eight months in India, has been stopped by immigration officials at the Bengaluru airport as he was about to board an Etihad flight, Khaleej Times has reported.
Dubai, Nov 15 (IANS) In the wake of the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, a Dubai-based Indian couple hosted a 'drive-by wedding ceremony' for their loved ones outside their residence, according to a media report.
Toronto, Nov 15 (IANS) The Haryana Association of North America (HANA) has conferred its annual Haryana Ratan Award on Ambala man Sandeep Goel, who is the CEO of ICICI Bank in Canada.
London, Nov 13 (IANS) UK Chancellor Rishi Sunak has said that celebrating Diwali this year in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic will be difficult, but also urged to mark the 'festival of lights' while adhering to the restrictions.
Dubai, Nov 13 (IANS) A top Dubai city officials have urged Indian expats, as well as all residents, to follow Covid-19 safety guidelines while celebrating Diwali on Saturday.
New York, Nov 13 (IANS) A US federal appeals court has ruled against Asian students, a category that also includes Indians, in a case they brought against the Harvard University, saying that it discriminated against them in admissions and it was likely to end up in the Supreme Court.
New York, Nov 13 (IANS) Two Indian Americans have been named to head key teams that will help Joe Biden's administration to hit the ground running as soon as he is sworn-in as president on January 20.