Indian-Americans protest against CAA, NRC, NPR on R-Day(11:55) Los Angeles, Jan 27 (IANS) Hundreds of members of the Indian-American community took to the streets in California to mark India's Republic Day and protest against the controversial Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), National Register of Citizens (NRC), and the National Population Register (NRC).
Texas county gets first Sikh Deputy Constable(12:30) Houston, Jan 25 (IANS) Indian-American law enforcement officer, Amrit Singh, has created history by becoming the first ever turban-wearing Sikh to be sworn in as Deputy Constable in Texas state's Harris County.
UAE begins India's Republic Day celebrations(11:58) Dubai, Jan 25 (IANS) As Indian expats geared up to celebrate their country's Republic Day on Sunday, the Indian consulate in Dubai has already started the celebrations in advance by conducting several cultural performances and shows.
Resort deaths: Kerala CM wants Centre to press Nepal for probe(18:21) Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 24 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Friday asked the state's parliamentarians to take up the matter of deaths of eight Keralites at a resort in Nepal early this week, with the Centre to pursue the matter with the neighbouring country's government.
'Indian-American community not polarised but segregated'(11:20) Washington, Jan 24 (IANS) Ghazala Hashmi, an Indian-origin Democrat Senator and the first Muslim woman elected to the Virginia Senate, has said that the Indian-American community "not polarised but segregated", a media report said.
AAPI Victory Fund endorses Biden for US prez polls(20:39) Washington, Jan 22 (IANS) The AAPI Victory Fund has recently announced its formal endorsement of Democratic front-runner Joe Biden for the November presidential election in the US, as he is hugely popular with the Indian-American community, it was reported.
Samsung promotes 162 execs as follow-up to leadership rejig(18:15) Seoul, Jan 21 (IANS) Samsung Electronics Co. on Tuesday announced the promotion of executives in a follow-up to the recent reshuffle of its major business heads. The company said 162 executives earned promotions in the annual reshuffle, with 14 moving up to executive vice president positions.
India likely to have its own TOEFL for foreign students(18:04) By Aarti Tikoo Singh New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) India is likely to frame its own English language test, on the lines of TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language), for foreign students to improve its ranking among the most preferred countries for education in the world.
Anya Chalotra: Whiff of India in the fantasy world of 'The Witcher'(15:09) Mumbai, Jan 21 (IANS) Indian-British actress Anya Chalotra has been courting the limelight over the past weeks, as the female protagonist Yennefer in the Netflix series "The Witcher". She appears alongside "Superman" actor Henry Cavill in the fantasy action series.
Thampi: A typical rags-to-riches story(16:51) Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 20 (IANS) Starting off by doing odd jobs after moving to the Middle East in the 1980s, arrested NRI businessman C.C. Thampi's story is a typical rags-to-riches one.
This blood test may predict onset of tuberculosis(12:27) London, Jan 20 (IANS) Researchers, including one of Indian-origin, have revealed a blood test could predict the onset of tuberculosis three to six months before people become unwell, a finding which could help better target antibiotics and save countless lives.
Indian-American Prof calls for action against CAA(11:49) Los Angeles, Jan 20 (IANS) An Indian-American Professor has called fro actions against India's Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), saying it was not just about the Muslims but effected anyone who is attached to the country, the media reported.
Indian woman in China contracts mysterious virus(20:55) By Aarti Tikoo Singh New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) A 45-year-old Indian woman has become the first foreigner in China to have contracted a mysterious virus, which is suspected to be Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS)-like corona virus.
Indian-origin physicians endorse Biden for prez polls(11:31) Washington, Jan 19 (IANS) The American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin (AAPI) has formally announced its endorsement of Democratic front-runner Joe Biden for the November presidential election, as he was hugely popular with the Indian-American community, it was reported.