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Himanshi Khurana: Fitness for me is being flexible and comfortable in my own body
Mumbai, April 10 (IANS) Actress and model Himanshi Khurana went on to become a household name after her stint in season 13 of the show 'Bigg Boss'.
2022-04-10
Category: International, India,Cinema/Showbiz,Opinion/Commentary,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Defence/Security,Diaspora
Indian-American cop hailed as hero for neutralising gunman who killed officer
New York, Jan 24 (IANS) An Indian-American police officer, who has been on the job for just over six months, is being hailed a hero for rushing to neutralise a gunman who shot a police officer and wounded another.
2022-01-24
Category: International, United States,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Diaspora
Sikh and Punjabi community in Washington thanks PM Modi
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) An event organised by the Sikh and Punjabi community in Washington has thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his contribution to Sikh history, tradition and culture.
2022-01-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diaspora,Politics
Long Covid affecting patients' brains: Indian-American scientist
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) Long Covid is affecting human brains and nervous system at a deeper level and there is an urgent need for significant research into identifying the full extent of its complications and underlying causes, says Avindra Nath, an Indian-American scientist who specialises in neuroimmunology.
2022-01-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diaspora,Health/Medicine
Maju Varghese quits as White House Military Office head
New York, Jan 22 (IANS) Indian-origin Maju Varghese is leaving his position as the director of the White House Military Office, according to a media report quoting him.
2022-01-22
Category: International, United States,Diaspora
Indian-origin scientist creates 1st molecular structure of Omicron protein
Toronto, Jan 22 (IANS) An Indian-origin researcher at University of British Columbia (UBC) has created the world's first molecular-level structural analysis of the Omicron variant spike protein.
2022-01-22
Category: International, Canada,Diaspora,Health/Medicine,Science/Tech
Jaishankar orders envoys to US, Canada to respond to death of 4 Indians being smuggled
New York, Jan 21 (IANS) External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar on Friday instructed Indian envoys to Canada and the US, Ajay Bisaria and Taranjit Singh Sandhu, "to urgently respond to the situation" where four Indian nationals including an infant have lost their lives of the US-Canada border.
2022-01-21
Category: International, United States,Diaspora,Diplomacy,Immigration/Law/Rights
Jaishankar gets envoys to US, Canada cracking on death of 4 Indians being smuggled
New York, Jan 21 (IANS) External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar on Friday instructed Indian envoys to Canada and the US, Ajay Bisaria and Taranjit Singh Sandhu, "to urgently respond to the situation" where four Indian nationals including an infant have lost their lives at the US-Canada border.
2022-01-21
Category: International, United States,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Diaspora,Diplomacy,Immigration/Law/Rights
British Sikh Association lauds BJP govt for welfare measures
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) The British Sikh Association said on Wednesday that the BJP-led government at the Centre has done more than most governments for the welfare of Sikhs.
2022-01-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diaspora,Politics
Two Indians killed in Abu Dhabi blast identified
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) Two Indian nationals killed in an oil tanker blast in Abu Dhabi on Monday have been identified, officials said on Tuesday, adding the Indian embassy in UAE has started the process for early repatriation of their mortal remains.
2022-01-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Diaspora
UK Sikhs push back against Khalistani elements, laud Modi's steps for community
New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) Amidst heightened activities by Khalistanis, the Sikh community in the UK has started pushing back against anti-India forces in country.
2022-01-17
Category: International, India,Diaspora,Politics,Religion,Immigration/Law/Rights
2 Indians feared killed in drone attack in UAE, Houthi rebels claim responsibility
New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) Yemen's Houthi rebel group claimed responsibility for a "qualitative military operation" that struck areas deep inside the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in which three people were feared killed including two Indians.
2022-01-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Diaspora,Terrorism
Indian-American man jailed for selling stolen Apple products
San Francisco, Jan 14 (IANS) Indian-American Saurabh Chawla, who bought stolen Apple products from school employees in the US and sold those on eBay and Amazon, has been sentenced to 66 months in prison.
2022-01-14
Category: International, Costa Rica,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Diaspora,Technology
Kerala diaspora organisation to protest against 7 day compulsory quarantine
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 14 (IANS) A Kerala diaspora organisation in the UAE will stage a day-long protest before the state Secretariat here on Saturday against the manner in which passsengers from the Gulf country are being treated by both the Centre and state with all arriving international passengers being asked to undergo a week's compulsory quarantine.
2022-01-14
Category: India, Kerala,National,Diaspora,Health/Medicine,Politics
Indian American inventor, entrepreneur, philanthropist Narinder Kapany left an indelible mark (Book Review)
New Delhi, Jan 13 (IANS) He is considered the "Father of Fibre Optics", one of the seven "Unsung Heroes of the 20th Century" for his Nobel Prize deserving breakthrough that spawned the Internet and is behind devices ranging from endoscopes to high-capacity telephone lines. Yet, the self-effacing Indian American Narinder Singh Kapany, born in the sleepy town of Moga in undivided Punjab devotes just two-and-a-half-pages in his 277-page memoir to this momentous achievement.
2022-01-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diaspora,Art/Culture/Books
Rishi Sunak bookmakers' favourite to be UK Prime Minister
London, Jan 13 (IANS) Rishi Sunak, the Indian-origin Chancellor of the Exchequer, is tipped as the bookmakers' favourite to succeed the current incumbent Boris Johnson as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.
2022-01-13
Category: International, United Kingdom,Diaspora,Politics
Welfare of child must get precedence over parents's personal rights: SC
New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Wednesday observed that the well-being and welfare of the child must get precedence over the personal rights of the parents.
2022-01-12
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diaspora,Immigration/Law/Rights
Stalin calls for unity among Tamil diaspora
Chennai, Jan 12 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M.K. Stalin on Wednesday called for unity among the global Tamil diaspora and urged them to overlook all the divisions among them. He said the Tamil diaspora should consider the Tamil Nadu government as their own government.
2022-01-12
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Diaspora,Politics
NYPD's Hate Crimes Unit probes attack on Sikh taxi driver
New York, Jan 11 (IANS) The New York Police Department's (NYPD) Hate Crimes Unit has joined the investigation into the attack on a Sikh taxi driver at the city's main airport, following a call for action by the Indian Consulate here.
2022-01-11
Category: International, United States,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Diaspora
British judge rules BR Shetty to pay Barclays $131 mn
New Delhi/London Jan 11 (IANS) Barclays can enforce a $131 million judgment to recover unpaid bills from embattled NMC Health founder B.R. Shetty following the failure of a foreign exchange venture, a British judge has ruled, The National reported.
2022-01-11
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Diaspora
PM greets Indian diaspora on Pravasi Bharatiya Diwas
New Delhi, Jan 9 (IANS) The Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday greeted everyone, especially the Indian diaspora on Pravasi Bharatiya Diwas.
2022-01-09
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diaspora,Politics
Pravasi Bhartiya Divas to be held virtually on 'role of Indian diaspora' on Jan 9
New Delhi, Jan 8 (IANS) On the occasion of Pravasi Bhartiya Divas (PBD) on January 9, Union Minister of State for External Affairs V. Muraleedharan will address a virtual youth PBD conference on 'the role of Indian diaspora' with regard to innovation and new technologies.
2022-01-08
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diaspora,Politics
UK PM shoots down easing of immigration rules for Indians
London, Jan 6 (IANS) British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has shot down speculation that the UK will ease immigration rules for India as part of a Free Trade Agreement (FTA).
2022-01-06
Category: International, United Kingdom,Diaspora,Diplomacy,Politics
Here's how Musk hired Indian-origin Tesla's autopilot head
San Francisco, Jan 2 (IANS) Tesla founder and CEO Elon Musk took to Twitter to reveal how he chose Ashok Elluswamy from India to work as an autopilot team director at his electric vehicle company.
2022-01-02
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Diaspora
Punjab-origin realtor, scientist honoured with Order of Canada
Toronto, Dec 30 (IANS) Two Indo-Canadians -- top realtor Bob Dhillon of Calgary and clean energy scientist V.I. Lucky Lakshmanan of Mississauga -- have been honoured with the Order of Canada.
2021-12-30
Category: International, Canada,Diaspora
Rishi Sunak not out of running to be UK PM if Boris is ousted
London, Dec 29 (IANS) In 2012, two years into his premiership, David Cameron had said that his Conservative party will be the first in Britain to have a Prime Minister of Indian-origin.
2021-12-29
Category: International, United Kingdom,Diaspora,Politics
American Telugu Association facilitates investment in Indian startups
Hyderabad, Dec 24 (IANS) The American Telugu Association (ATA) has facilitated a $20 million investment in Indian startups by organising business seminars since 2014.
2021-12-24
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Diaspora
Omicron less likely to cause severe illness in lungs as Delta: Study
London, Dec 21 (IANS) The Omicron variant of Covid-19 may be significantly better than previous variants at evading vaccine-induced antibodies, but preliminary evidence also suggests that it is less likely to cause severe illness in the lungs compared to Delta.
2021-12-21
Category: International, United Kingdom,National,Diaspora
Meet Anand Eswaran, new Indian CEO of global IT firm Veeam
New Delhi, Dec 17 (IANS) Hot on the heels of Indian-origin Parag Agarwal being appointed as Twitter CEO, another Indian-origin executive Anand Eswaran has made it to the high-profile league of global honchos calling the shots at Big Tech.
2021-12-17
Category: India, Delhi,Technology,Diaspora
TN youth leads team to medal victory in European league
Chennai, Dec 13 (IANS) A youth from Tamil Nadu in Moldova is creating waves in the professional European basketball league - one of the highly-rated professional leagues of the sport.
2021-12-13
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Diaspora,Other Sports
Indian-origin ex-aerospace executive faces anti-trust charge over hiring restrictions
New York, Dec 11 (IANS) A former aerospace executive of Indian origin is facing anti-trust charges because he allegedly enforced a scheme under which managers were not to hire employees of each other' companies, according to US federal prosecutors.
2021-12-11
Category: International, United States,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Diaspora
Indian-origin CEO Vishal Garg 'taking time off effective immediately': Report
New Delhi, Dec 11 (IANS) Indian-origin CEO of Better.com Vishal Garg, who recently was massively trolled for laying off 900 employees over a Zoom meeting call, is "taking time off effective immediately", according to media reports.
2021-12-11
Category: India, Delhi,Technology,Diaspora
Biden names Raghavan to succeed WH personnel head Russel appointed as Unicef chief
New York, Dec 11 (IANS) Catherine Russel, head of the White House personnel office, has been appointed Executive Director of Unicef and Indian-origin Gautam Raghavan will be her replacement.
2021-12-11
Category: International, United States,Diaspora
TN to rope in Tamil diaspora for pushing trillion dollar goal
Chennai, Dec 10 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M.K. Stalin is in the process of roping in Tamil diaspora abroad to achieve the state's trillion-dollar goal by 2030, a pet project of the Chief Minister.
2021-12-10
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Diaspora,Politics
Balkrishna Doshi to receive 2022 Royal Gold Medal for Architecture
London, Dec 9 (IANS) The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) is pleased to announce that Balkrishna Doshi will receive the Royal Gold Medal 2022, considered to be one of the world's highest honours for architecture conferred by the Royal Institute of British Architects.
2021-12-09
Category: International, United Kingdom,National,Diaspora,Human Interest/Society
Indian-origin petrol station owner killed in robbery on daughter's b'day
New York, Dec 7 (IANS) The Indian-origin owner of a petrol station in the US state of Georgia was killed on his daughter's birthday in a brazen daylight robbery in front of a bank that shares a building with a police station.
2021-12-07
Category: International, United States,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Diaspora
London HC rules in favour of Boris Johnson in Priti Patel case
London, Dec 6 (IANS) The London High Court has ruled against a petition filed by a trade union of senior civil servants for a judicial review of British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's decision to overrule an independent investigation, which found Priti Patel, the Indian origin Home Secretary in his cabinet, guilty of "bullying" (read as wanting things done against the rules), which is a sackable offence under the ministerial code.
2021-12-06
Category: International, United Kingdom,Diaspora,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
India-born, LSR, DSE-trained Gita Gopinath had 45% until Class 7
New York, Dec 3 (IANS) The IMF on Friday said its First Deputy Managing Director (FDMD), Geoffrey Okamoto, will leave early next year and Gita Gopinath, currently the Chief Economist, is proposed to replace him.
2021-12-03
Category: International, United States,National,Diaspora
Indian-origin Parag Agrawal is new Twitter CEO
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) In a surprise development, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey on Monday decided to step down from a company he was deeply associated with, handing over the baton to Indian-origin Parag Agrawal, the current CTO, who will be the new CEO and a member of the Board, effective immediately.
2021-11-29
Category: India, Delhi,Technology,Diaspora
Jack Dorsey quits as Twitter CEO, announces IIT man Parag Agarwal as successor
New York, Nov 29 (IANS) Jack Dorsey, the maverick behind making Twitter the world's go-to social platform to rant, laud, troll or play simple catch up, is moving on.
2021-11-29
Category: International, United States,Technology,Diaspora
As football tourney draws near, Indian community in Qatar has a ball
Doha, Nov 28 (IANS) As Qatar fetes the one-year run-up to the FIFA World Cup 2022 with a virtual dress rehearsal - the Arab Cup - kicking off on November 30, Indian expats have thrown their weight behind the Gulf state with the Embassy stewarding a carnival.
2021-11-28
Category: International, Qatar,Sports,Diaspora,Football
New Covid strain forces UAE expats to cancel holiday plans to India
Dubai, Nov 28 (IANS) Reports of Covid-19's Omicron variant (B.1.1.529) have thrown a spanner in the works for many UAE holidaymakers planning a trip home to India this winter.
2021-11-28
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Diaspora,Health/Medicine
Telangana youth dies in road accident in US
Hyderabad, Nov 23 (IANS) A youth from Telangana's Nalgonda district has died in a road accident in the United States.
2021-11-23
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Diaspora,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Curtain raisers for 'Invest Rajasthan 2022' in all districts
Jaipur, Nov 23 (IANS) A series of conclaves have been planned in each district ahead of "Invest Rajasthan 2022," the state government's international investment summit.
2021-11-23
Category: India, Rajasthan,Business/Economy,Diaspora
Central team in Chennai to assess rain-related damages
Chennai, Nov 21 (IANS) A team of Central government officials, led by Rajiv Sharma, Joint Secretary, NATGRID, Ministry of Home Affairs, has arrived here to conduct an assessment of the damages caused in the recent rains in Tamil Nadu and Puducherry, officials said on Sunday.
2021-11-21
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Diaspora,Environment/Wildlife,Human Interest/Society,Politics
Four Indian nationals killed in Nepal road accident
Kathmandu, Nov 14 (IANS) Four Indian nationals were killed in a road accident in Rautahat district near the Nepal-India border, police said.
2021-11-14
Category: International, Nepal,Diaspora,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Keralite priest brought up in leprosy hospital next Bishop of UK's Loughborough
Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 14 (IANS) An Anglican priest, who was brought up in a leprosy hospital in Bengaluru where his mother was a nurse at the hospital, will be the next Bishop of Loughborough in the UK.
2021-11-14
Category: India, Kerala,National,Diaspora,Religion
Indian-American police officer wounded in shooting
New York, Nov 8 (IANS) An Indian-American police officer has been critically wounded after he was shot by a man as he responded to a domestic dispute, officials said.
2021-11-08
Category: International, United States,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Diaspora
SC allows OCI candidates to appear in NEET counselling for UG, PG
New Delhi, Nov 8 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday allowed all eligible Overseas Citizens of India (OCI) candidates to participate in general category NEET counselling for medical courses, both at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels.
2021-11-08
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diaspora,Education,Immigration/Law/Rights
After stamp, US lawmaker pilots bill for Diwali holiday, rocks Twitter
New York, Nov 4 (IANS) New York Congresswoman, Carolyn B. Maloney has piloted a bill that aims to secure a federal holiday on Diwali.
2021-11-04
Category: International, United States,Diaspora,Politics,Technology