• South Africa cancels arrest warrant for India-born businessman Ajay Gupta(20:42)
    Cape Town, Feb 15 (IANS) South African authorities have said that controversial businessman Ajay Gupta, a member of the India-born Gupta family who own a business empire in the country and are accused of collaborating with former President Jacob Zuma in looting the state coffers, is no longer wanted by the police in a corruption case.
Indian appointed to high-level accounting post at UN
  • Indian appointed to high-level accounting post at UN(13:14)
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    United Nations, Feb 15 (IANS) Chandramouli Ramanathan has been appointed as the world body's controller by Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, according to his spokesperson Stephane Dujarric.
Cabinet's ex post facto approval for NRI marriage registration bill
Trump's Indian American judicial nominee apologises for writing on rape
Kamala Harris confronts critics on her black heritage
  • Kamala Harris confronts critics on her black heritage(13:46)
    New York, Feb 12 (IANS) US Senator Kamala Harris, who is of Indian and Jamaican descent, has directly confronted critics who questioned her black heritage, her record of incarcerating minorities as a prosecutor and her decision to marry a white man.
NRI marriage registration bill introduced in Rajya Sabha
  • Man gets 7-year jail for killing Indian worker in Dubai(20:22)
    Dubai, Feb 11 (IANS) A 37-year-old Pakistani citizen has been sentenced to seven years in prison, to would be followed by his deportation for stabbing his Indian roommate to death in October 2018 over an argument on leaving the lights on, the media reported.
  • Chimp 'mini-brains' help decode how humans got big brains(13:06)
    New York, Feb 11 (IANS) US researchers, including one of an Indian-origin, have created mini brains of chimpanzee - our closest living relative - in laboratory that would help understand the development and organisation of huge brains in modern humans.
Here comes novel device equally harmful as traditional smoking, e-cigarettes
UNSW Sydney marks India's Martyr's Day with Gandhi Oration
  • UNSW Sydney marks India's Martyr's Day with Gandhi Oration(11:22)
    Sydney, Feb 9 (IANS) UNSW Sydney, one of Australia's world-class universities, joined the Indian community and business leaders to commemorate Indias Martyrs Day - the anniversary of Mahatma Gandhis assassination on January 30, 1948 - at the annual Gandhi Remembrance Ceremony and Gandhi Oration.
  • Indian man falls to death in Sharjah(15:50)
    Sharjah, Feb 8 (IANS) A 32-year-old Indian man fell to his death from the seventh floor of a building in Al Majara area here, the police said.
Deepa Mehta to be feted with Lifetime Achievement Award
Swedish PMO has a Maharashtra connection - Nila Vikhe-Patil
  • Swedish PMO has a Maharashtra connection - Nila Vikhe-Patil(21:28)
    Pune (Maharashtra), Feb 6 (IANS) A Marathi-origin 'mulgi' (girl) has been re-appointed as an Advisor in the Sweden Prime Minister's Office in-charge of the crucial departments of Finance, Housing and Financial Markets, her family members said here on Wednesday.
US Senator registered for bar as 'American Indian'
  • US Senator registered for bar as 'American Indian'(14:46)
    Washington, Feb 6 (IANS) US Senator and prospective Democratic candidate for President Elizabeth Warren listed her race as "American Indian" on a State Bar of Texas registration card in 1986, the media reported.
Trump nominee Rao faces scrutiny over past writing about rape
  • Trump nominee Rao faces scrutiny over past writing about rape(04:16)
    Washington, Feb 6 (IANS) The judicial wars returned to Washington on Tuesday as the Senate Judiciary Committee met to consider Neomi Rao, President Donald Trump's nominee for newest Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh's now-vacant seat on a powerful appellate court in Washington.
  • Realtor arrested for NRI businessman's murder in Andhra Pradesh (Lead)(23:16)
    Hyderabad/Vijayawada, Feb 5 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh Police on Tuesday claimed to have cracked the murder case of Florida-based NRI businessman Chigurupati Jayaram with the arrest of a realtor and his driver, but hours later the victim's wife approached Telangana Police in Hyderabad and demanded a thorough probe.
Fake university students knew they were committing visa 'crime': US
  • Fake university students knew they were committing visa 'crime': US(20:36)
    Washington, Feb 5 (IANS) The US has accused the students arrested in connection with a fake university visa scam of being "aware they were committing a crime" for visas when they enrolled at the institution while lawyers for those charged accused the government of tricking them.

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