Sudan blast: Indian workers' families await word on kin's fate(20:34) New Delhi, Dec 5 (IANS) Navneet Tiwari last spoke to his younger brother Amit Tiwari early Tuesday morning - hours before the LPG tanker blast at a factory in Sudan's capital Khartoum killed 23 people including 18 Indians - little knowing that he would soon embark on an long voyage to get information about his fate.
18 Indians among 23 killed in Sudan factory blast (Lead)(23:02) New Delhi/Khartoum, Dec 4 (IANS) At least 18 Indian workers were among 23 people killed, while many others were seriously wounded in an LPG tanker blast at a ceramic factory in the Sudanese capital Khartoum. India has set up an emergency hotline, while an Embassy representative has rushed to the site.
18 Indian crew men kidnapped in high seas off West Africa(21:26) New Delhi, Dec 4 (IANS) West Africa is infamous for piracy and now the situation has worsened further with the kidnapping of 19 crewmen, nearly all Indians, onboard a very large crude carrier (VLCC). The attack on the Anglo-Eastern-managed Nave Constellation took place 66 nautical miles south of Nigeria's Bonny Offshore Terminal.
18 Indians killed in LPG tanker blast in Sudan(17:54) New Delhi/Khartoum, Dec 4 (IANS) At least 18 Indian workers were killed, while many have been seriously wounded in a major blast at a ceramic factory in the Sudanese capital Khartoum. India has set up an emergency hotline, while an Embassy representative has rushed to the site.
2 Indian students dead in US hit-and-run(10:34) Washington, Dec 3 (IANS) Two Indian students were killed in a hit-and-run incident in the US state of Tennessee, with the accused surrendering himself to the police, media reports said.
US man surrenders after killing Indian student(14:28) San Francisco, Dec 2 (IANS) A US man has surrendered to the police in California's San Bernardino for the killing of Indian student Abhishek Sudhesh and was immediately arrested, authorities said.
AI-based algorithm to treat brain injury developed(14:06) London, Nov 29 (IANS) Researchers, including one of Indian-origin, have developed an artificial intelligence (AI) based algorithm that could help doctors treat patients with severe traumatic brain injury (TBI).
Indian-origin researcher turns banana plant into packaging material(13:58) Sydney, Nov 29 (IANS) An Indian-origin researcher-led team at the University of New South Wales (UNSW) on Friday announced it has discovered a novel way to turn banana plantation waste into packaging material that is not only biodegradable but also recyclable.
Scientists produce complex glass from a 3D printer(16:26) London, Nov 28 (IANS) Creating glass objects using 3D printing is not easy but a groups of researchers including one of Indian-origin has now used a better technique to produce complex glass objects with addictive manufacturing.
Protest outside Punjab CM's event in Britain damp squib(18:48) Chandigarh, Nov 25 (IANS) The so-called protest by the Sikhs for Justice (SFJ) outside the venue of Chief Minister Amarinder Singh's event in Birmingham in Britain was a damp squib, the state government said on Monday.
Chewing sugar-free gum may prevent dental cavity(12:14) London, Nov 20 (IANS) To prevent your teeths from rotting, start chewing sugar-free gums, as researchers, including one of Indian-origin, have found some evidence that sugar-free gum could help reduce further development of dental caries (cavities) in adults and children.
Haryana to have Department of Global Cooperation(19:08) Chandigarh, Nov 18 (IANS) The Haryana government on Monday decided to create the Department of Global Cooperation and Engagement to streamline and focus on initiatives for the promotion of investment, employment for youth and welfare of the non-resident Indians (NRIs) or persons of Indian origin.
Indian couple 1st to be convicted of labour trafficking in S'pore(15:22) Singapore, Nov 16 (IANS) In the first conviction of a labour trafficking case in Singapore, an Indian couple was convicted of abusing their power to exploit employees by various means including verbal abuse, financial penalties and controlling their movements, a media report said on Saturday.
Indian expat in Sharjah arrested for abusing wife(11:06) Sharjah, Nov 14 (IANS) An Indian expat was arrested by Sharjah Police after his wife posted a video of herself on social media saying he violently assaulted and abused her, a media report said on Thursday.
Older adults can opt for weight-loss surgery: Study(12:34) London, Nov 11 (IANS) Weight-loss or bariatric surgeries are not usually performed in people above the age of 65. But researchers, including Indian-origin, have now found that these procedures could lead to successful weight loss and better diabetes control in older adults.
Madhuri Vijay makes $25,000 DSC lit prize shortlist(02:46) London, Nov 7 (IANS) Bengaluru-born Hawaii-based debutant author Madhuri Vijay, who has just been crowned with the Rs 25 lakh JCB Prize for Literature, India's richest, could be in for a rare double as she has been named in the shortlist of the $25,000 DSC Prize for South Asian Literature that was announced here on Wednesday night.
Twitter posts can reveal how lonely you are: Study(13:36) New York, Nov 6 (IANS) Researchers have found that users who tweet on loneliness are much more likely to write about mental well-being issues and things like struggles with relationships, substance use and insomnia on Twitter.