NRI found dead in Lucknow (22:16)
Lucknow, May 20 (IANS) A NRI, running a NGO here for HIV-AIDS afflicted, was found dead under mysterious circumstances at his rented accomodation here Monday, police said.
Indian girl invents device that can charge phone in 20 seconds (21:04)
Washington, May 20 (IANS) An 18-year-old Indian-origin girl in the US has developed a potentially revolutionary device that can charge a mobile phone in just 20 seconds, a media report said.
Saudis not accepting newly-designed Indian passport (19:04)
Dubai, May 20 (IANS) Passport authorities in Saudi Arabia are refusing to accept new passports issued by Indian missions in that country and submitted by Indian expatriates for updating.
UAE ratifies prisoner exchange deal with India (18:38)
Dubai, May 20 (IANS) United Arab Emirates (UAE) President Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan has ratified a deal that allows the transfer of prisoners between his country and India.
Indians among 170 illegal expats held in UAE (18:22)
Dubai, May 20 (IANS) Many Indians are among 170 expatriates rounded up by police in Sharjah in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) for breaking residency laws.
Indian university lecturer arrested in UAE (17:54)
Dubai, May 20 (IANS) An Indian university lecturer who had come to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) on a short visit has been arrested by police here for blogging against a Dubai-based university.
Hindu board in Malaysia files complaint over missing gold (17:00)
Singapore, May 20 (IANS) A Hindu endowment board that conducts the affairs of the Hindu community and temples in a Malaysian state has lodged a police complaint after three gold bars went missing from its office.
Malaysian Indian Congress leader denies quitting party post (16:56)
Singapore, May 20 (IANS) K.P. Samy, a member of the Central Working Committee (CWC) of the Malaysian Indian Congress (MIC), has denied reports that he would quit the post as he was not offered a senatorship in the upper house of the Malaysian parliament.
Malaysian Indian Congress to hold working committee meeting May 23 (16:04)
Singapore, May 20 (IANS) The Central Working Committee (CWC) of the Malaysian Indian Congress (MIC) will hold its meeting Thursday, thereby setting into motion the process of holding the party's presidential election.
Indian jailed in Singapore for prostitution (15:32)
Singapore, May 20 (IANS) A 24-year-old Indian man has been jailed by a court in Singapore for managing a prostitution ring.
Accused in Indian-origin New Zealander's murder owed money (14:50)
Wellington, May 20 (IANS) One of the two men accused of burning alive an Indian-origin man in New Zealand Jan 30 this year owed the victim money, the police report on the case has revealed.
Three arrested after fracas near British gurdwara (13:26)
London, May 20 (IANS) Three men have been arrested after a fracas outside a gurdwara in the city of Norwich in England.
South African president not involved in Gupta jet scandal: Minister (22:36)
Pretoria, May 19 (IANS) South African President Jacob Zuma was not involved in a wedding scandal in which a private plane of the affluent and well-connected Indian Gupta family landed at a sensitive military airbase, an investigation revealed on Sunday, reported Xinhua.
For Li's visit, Chinese embassy, hotel turn into fortresses (Lead) (20:34)
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) The Chinese embassy was Sunday turned into a fortress as Premier Li Keqiang arrived on a state visit while a tight security ring was thrown around the Taj Palace Hotel where he is staying.
Hindus living 'dangerously' in Balochistan (15:38)
Islamabad, May 19 (IANS) Though Hindus have richly contributed in the economic prosperity and development of Pakistan's restive Balochistan province since pre-partition days, they are today faced with the dilemma of survival and living "dangerously".
Hindu temples, Bollywood and a Yemeni city's India ties (14:26)
By Hamdi Al-hosami
Sanaa, May 19 (IANS) A Hindu temple that dates back over 150 years, a market that sports an Indian name and love for Bollywood reflect the India connect of the Yemeni city of Aden.
Malayasian Chinese leader asked to apologise to Indians (15:48)
Singapore, May 18 (IANS) A Malaysian Indian politician of the Democratic Action party (DAP) has asked the party's Chinese-origin secretary-general to apologise to the Indian members of the party.
Criminal probe sought against Indo-Canadian politician (13:36)
Toronto, May 18 (IANS) A criminal investigation has been sought against an Indo-Canadian member of legislative assembly (MLA) of the ruling Progressive Conservatives party in the Canadian province of Alberta in a case of ethics violation.
Two sentenced for robbery bid on Indian-origin man's shop (12:56)
London, May 18 (IANS) A 19-year-old man and a 15-year-old accomplice who tried to rob a shop owned by an Indian-origin man in Britain last year have been sentenced by a court in Britain.
Indian American Vivek Ranadive buys US basketball team (Lead) (21:36)
Washington, May 17 (IANS) Indian American software magnate Vivek Ranadive, who has become the first person of Indian descent to become the owner of a major US basketball team, plans to build the Sacramento Kings into a global brand.
Three held for murders of Indian-origin couple in Guyana (20:30)
Port of Spain, May 17 (IANS) Police in Guyana have detained three people in connection with the double-murder of an Indian-origin businessman and his wife in the South American nation.
Indian-headed group buys Sacramento Kings NBA team (20:18)
New York, May 17 (IANS) A day after NBA owners rejected Sacramento Kings' move to Seattle, the Maloof brothers, owners of the franchise, have agreed to sell the basketball side to a Sacramento-based group headed by Indian Vivek Ranadive.
Indian origin woman in Trinidad sells winning lottery ticket (18:19)
Port of Spain, May 17 (IANS) An Indian-origin woman in Trinidad & Tobago, who sold a winning lottery ticket, stands to get a part of the 20.4 million Trinidadian dollars (approx $3.17 mn).
India's Jeddah consulate seeks volunteers (16:53)
Dubai, May 17 (IANS) The Indian consulate in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, has appealed to members of the Indian community to volunteer for its campaign to help those Indian expatriate workers who have been affected by the new labour policy in that country.
Indian-origin man in Singapore jailed (15:32)
Singapore, May 17 (IANS) A Singapore court Friday sentenced a 45-year-old Indian-origin man to two years in jail for molesting a 13-year-old boy.
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