Far from Maharashtra, Marathi flourishes Down Under (Societal Feature) (May 1 is Maharashtra Day) (13:14)
By Quaid Najmi
Mumbai, April 30 (IANS) A group of migrant Maharashtrians, separated by some 10,000 km of oceans and nations, have joined hands to keep Marathi language, culture and traditions alive in far away Australia.
Indian-American jailed for selling illegal pills, loses citizenship (19:00)
Washington, April 29 (IANS) A 29-year-old Indian-American was stripped of his US citizenship after being sentenced for more than five years in jail for conspiring to illegally distribute male enhancement pills imported from China.
Google CEO Pichai doubles his pay package (11:58)
New York, April 29 (IANS) Google's India-born CEO Sundar Pichai received a stock award of $198.7 million in 2016, almost double his 2015 stock award of $99.8 million, a media report said.
Had a very productive visit to Poland, says Ansari (23:00)
by Surender Bhutani
Warsaw, April 28 (IANS) Indian Vice President Hamid Ansari, who concluded his three-day state visit to Poland on Thursday, said it was "very productive" and signalled a new stage in bilateral ties.
ANC could lose 2019 polls: Ousted Indian-origin Minister (19:30)
Johannesburg, April 28 (IANS) Former South African Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan has said that if the current state of affairs continue, the African National Congress (ANC) will lose power in 2019.
Trump failed in his first 100 days: Indian-American Congresswoman (18:50)
Washington, April 28 (IANS) Indian-American Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal has said that US President Donald Trump has failed to keep his poll promises since he took office in January.
Indian-American man killed in firing at US motel (18:26)
Washington, April 28 (IANS) A 56-year-old Indian-American man was killed after getting caught in firing at a motel in the US state of Tennessee.
Indian-American teacher jailed for wire fraud (20:06)
Washington, April 27 (IANS) A 58-year-old Indian-American teacher was sentenced to 11 months in jail, which he has already served during the trial, for the wire fraud scheme involving the hiring of Indian nationals to teach in the US.
Haley, Akbaruddin discuss India-US cooperation (09:22)
By Arul Louis
United Nations, April 27 (IANS) The US Ambassador to the UN, Nikki Haley, the first Indian American to hold a cabinet rank, visited India's UN Mission on Thursday for a wide-ranging discussion with Permanent Representative Syed Akbaruddin.
Indian-American dentist running for Virginia House of Delegates (18:10)
Washington, April 26 (IANS) Indian-American dentist Surya Dhakar is running for Virginia's House of Delegates' 56th District seat.
Indian-American man charged with insider trading (17:42)
Washington, April 26 (IANS) An Indian-American man has been charged with insider trading here by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).
Trump, Trudeau discuss dairy, lumber trade (15:02)
Washington, April 26 (IANS) US President Donald Trump and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau spoke on the phone and discussed issues of bilateral trade after the US earlier this week announced its intention to impose tariffs on Canadian softwood lumber imports.
US Supreme Court to hear case on citizenship revocation (11:28)
By Ashok Easwaran
Chicago, April 26 (IANS) The United States Supreme Court is to begin hearing oral arguments on April 26 in a case which could set a precedent in the revocation of American citizenship of naturalized citizens and is of paramount significance to thousands of Indian residents.
Apple, Cisco, IBM owe their success to world-wide talent sourcing: RBI chief (20:28)
By Arul Louis
New York, April 25 (IANS) The titans at the commanding heights of the tech world owe their success to talent from across the globe, according to Reserve Bank of India Governor Urjit Patel, who pointed to what could be the Achilles heel of the 'America First' policy that seeks to restrict H1-B visas and imports.
Bodies of two Indians lying in Saudi for weeks (14:06)
Jeddah, April 25 (IANS) The bodies of two Indian workers who died in Riyadh are lying in a Saudi mortuary for weeks as their former employer are not ready to bear the cost of transporting them to India.
5 Indians jailed for fraud in Singapore (16:52)
Singapore, April 24 (IANS) Five Indian nationals were jailed here on Monday for making fraudulent Goods and Services Tax (GST) refund claims amounting to 167,253 Singapore dollars (US $120,422) between January 2015 to May last year, a media report said.
Canadian Defence Minister visits Western Naval Command (17:14)
Mumbai, April 22 (IANS) Canadian Defence Minister Harjit Singh Sajjan on Saturday visited the Western Naval Command here as part of his ongoing tour of India.
Obama appointed Indian American surgeon general asked to resign (Lead) (16:32)
Washington, April 22 (IANS) Indian American Surgeon General Vivek Murthy, appointed by former President Barack Obama, stepped down after he was asked to resign by the Trump administration as part of a move to appoint new leaders in key posts.
Obama appointed Indian-American surgeon general asked to step down (13:38)
Washington, April 22 (IANS) Indian-American Surgeon General Vivek H. Murthy, an Obama administration holdover, was asked to resign by the Trump administration, a media report said.
Passport office to come up in Punjab's Nawanshahr town (18:50)
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) The Centre has acceded to the Punjab government's request to open a passport office in Nawanshahr town and also look into the issue of blacklisted Sikh youths settled abroad, official sources said.
Sajjan meets Haryana CM; Canada keen on investment (18:10)
Chandigarh, April 21 (IANS) Canada has evinced keen interest in investing in Haryana in civil aviation, skill development, education, defence, and smart city projects, Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar said on Friday.
H-1B not immigration but trade, services issue: India (20:52)
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) With US President Donald Trump ordering tougher conditions for issuance of H-1B visas, the biggest beneficiaries of which are Indians, a senior official here said on Thursday that it is not a matter concerning immigration but that of trade and services.
Canada minister at Harmandar Sahib, gets cold shoulder from government (18:34)
Chandigarh, April 20 (IANS) Canada's Defence Minister Harjit Singh Sajjan on Thursday paid obeisance at the Harmandar Sahib in Amritsar and visited other places in Punjab, but the Amarinder Singh government cold-shouldered the visiting dignitary.
Radicals raise Khalistan slogans as Sajjan visits Amritsar (Lead) (11:54)
Amritsar, April 20 (IANS) Sikh radicals raised pro-Khalistan slogans and clashed with SGPC task force volunteers outside the Golden Temple complex here in Punjab on Thursday during Canadian Defence Minister Harjit Singh Sajjan's visit.
India contributes $250,000 to UN election assistance programme (08:42)
By Arul Louis
United Nations, April 20 (IANS) India has made a quarter-million-dollar contribution to the UN programme for helping countries to hold elections and develop their electoral systems.