Indian origin CEO racially abused after Trump criticism (15:16)
Washington, Aug 23 (IANS) An Indian origin CEO says he was racially abused and was told to "go back" to India and also take along top Indian-American diplomat Nikki Haley after he refused to defend US President Donald Trump's economic agenda following the racial violence in Virginia.

Hindu temple in Singapore probed for 'criminal offences' (20:28)
Singapore, Aug 22 (IANS) A police investigation has been launched into the Sri Veeramakaliamman Temple, one of the oldest Hindu temples in Singapore, over suspected criminal offences, a media report said.

Indian origin editor-publisher ousted by LA Times (14:28)
Washington, Aug 22 (IANS) An Indian origin journalist has been fired as the editor of the Los Angeles Times daily in a dramatic shake-up to move the daily more quickly into the digital age.

Indian American ousted as top editor and publisher of Los Angeles Times (05:56)
New York, Aug 22 (IANS) Davan Maharaj, who was the highest ranking Indian American newspaper journalist, has been removed as the top editor and publisher of The Los Angeles Times in a shakeup of the publication's leadership.

Tamannaah, Rana participate in India Day Parade in NY (13:10) IANS Photo Service
New York, Aug 21 (IANS) "Baahubali" pair Rana Daggubati and Tamannaah Bhatia attended the 37th India Day Parade organised by the Federation of Indian Associations here to celebrate India's 71st Independence Day.

Indian-origin boy wins UK Child Genius show (15:22)
London, Aug 20 (IANS) An 12-year-old Indian-origin boy from north London has won the Child Genius show broadcast by UK's Channel 4, the media reported on Sunday.

'Australia's foreign minister keen on fashion diplomacy with India' (10:58)
By Nivedita IANS Photo Service
Mumbai, Aug 18 (IANS) Australian High Commissioner to India Harinder Sidhu feels that when two nations are forging a relationship they usually talk about political, diplomatic or economical tie-ups but what matters most is the link between people.

Indian politician falls off moving car in UAE, dies (18:42)
Sharjah, Aug 17 (IANS) An Indian politician from Kerala died in an accident here after falling from a moving car.

Partition Museum inaugurated in Amritsar by Punjab CM (17:54) IANS Photo Service
Amritsar, Aug 17 (IANS) Partition Museum, a first-of-its-kind in the world, was inaugurated here on Thursday as a tribute to the millions who perished as well as others who survived but lost their homes and hearth and kith and kin during India's Partition in 1947.

Lesbian Hindu, Jewish women wed in Britain (16:14)
London, Aug 17 (IANS) A Hindu woman and her Jewish partner have married in what is believed to be Britain's first interfaith lesbian wedding.

Nadella, Cook, Zuckerberg slam Charlottesville violence (10:24) IANS Photo Service
San Francisco, Aug 17 (IANS) Breaking their silence over the violence at a white supremacist rally in the US, Microsoft's Indian-born CEO Satya Nadella, Apple's Tim Cook and Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg have condemned the incident as "horrific" and "a disgrace" to the nation.

Indian man serious after assault in New Zealand (17:58)
Wellington, Aug 16 (IANS) An Indian man was seriously assaulted in New Zealand and police are seeking the public's help to identify the man.

Google buys Indian-origin professor's health monitoring start-up (11:04) IANS Photo Service
San Francisco, Aug 16 (IANS) Google has acquired Senosis Health, a Seattle-based health monitoring start-up founded by University of Washington Professor Shwetak Patel, the media reported.

Indian High Commission in Sri Lanka marks Independence Day (17:30)
Colombo, Aug 15 (IANS) The Indian High Commission in Sri Lanka celebrated India's 71st Independence Day on Tuesday by hoisting the national flag and organising a cultural performance.

Indian-origin man awarded $2.9mn after bad reference cost him job (16:00)
Singapore, Aug 15 (IANS) An Indian-origin man here has got 4 million Singaporean dollars ($2.9 million) in damages from his previous employer after a scathing reference letter by them cost him the chance to get a new job.

Breast cancer may kill 76,000 Indian women a year by 2020 (15:08)
Dubai, Aug 15 (IANS) Lack of early diagnosis of breast cancer may kill 76,000 Indian women in a year by 2020, says a study, one of whose researchers is of Indian origin.

Indian Embassy in Nepal marks Independence Day (14:28) IANS Photo Service
Kathmandu, Aug 15 (IANS) The Indian Embassy here celebrated India's 71st Independence Day at a public ceremony on Tuesday.

Indian expats in UAE celebrate Independence Day (13:18) IANS Photo Service
Dubai, Aug 15 (IANS) Indian expatriates in the UAE on Tuesday celebrated India's 71st Independence Day with zeal and fervour by hoisting the national flag and organising cultural events.

Marconi Lifetime Achievement Award for Indian-born Stanford professor (15:12)
By Fakir Balaji IANS Photo Service
Bengaluru, Aug 14 (IANS) The US-based Marconi Society has announced its Lifetime Achievement Award to Indian-born Stanford University professor Thomas Kailath, for his outstanding contributions to modern communications.

Deep sleep reinforces learning of motor skills: Study (10:34)
San Francisco, Aug 14 (IANS) Neuroscientists at the University of California here have discovered that the animal brain reinforces motor skills during deep sleep.

'Super 30' founder to attend I-Day parade in New York (19:44) IANS Photo Service
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) 'Super 30' founder Anand Kumar, who is known for his IIT tutorial classes, has been invited to attend the annual India Day parade being organised in New York City.

Vidya skips film fest in Australia (19:18) IANS Photo Service
Mumbai, Aug 12 (IANS) National Award-winning actress Vidya Balan has skipped the ongoing Indian Film Festival of Melbourne due to her prior commitments and to celebrate her niece and nephew Ira and Ruhaan's sixth birthday on Sunday.

Nanotechnology-based test can quickly diagnose Zika virus (16:08)
New York, Aug 12 (IANS) Scientists, including one of Indian-origin, have developed a nanotechnology-based test that can quickly detect the presence of the Zika virus in the blood, an advance that may also be applicable to other emerging infectious diseases.

Nitesh Tiwari doesn't write scripts keeping actors in mind (Lead, Correcting day in Para 4)  (14:50)
By Natalia Ningthoujam
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) Nitesh Tiwari might have said that he was willing to wait for a few years for superstar Aamir Khan to be part of his blockbuster "Dangal" and showed interest in casting actor Varun Dhawan in his next, but the filmmaker says he doesn't write scripts with an actor in mind.

New system uses smartphone to spot fake products (14:20)
New York, Aug 12 (IANS) Indian-origin researchers have developed a new system that uses Artificial Intelligence algorithms and a smartphone app to instantly distinguish between genuine and fake versions of the same product.

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