$100,000 given to American who tried saving Indians (15:22)
Washington, March 26 (IANS) The Indian American community in Houston has presented $100,000 to Ian Grillot, a 24-year-old American who was shot while trying to save Indian techies Srinivas Kuchibotla and Alok Madasani during a shooting in Kansas.
Rebellion led Indian-American teen to $250,000 science prize (With Images) (08:38)
By Arul Louis
New York, March 26 (IANS) A rebellion began Indian-American teen Indrani Das on her way to the brain research that got her the quarter-million-dollar Regeneron Science Talent Search award for high school students.
Sikh-American girl harassed in US (17:22)
Washington, March 25 (IANS) A Sikh-American girl was harassed on a subway train here by a man who mistook her as a Middle-Easterner and told her to "go back to Lebanon" and "you don't belong in this country", a media report said.
Rajinikanth cancels Sri Lanka trip following protest (16:38)
Chennai, March 25 (IANS) Following stiff opposition from Tamil outfits, megastar Rajinikanth on Saturday announced he has cancelled his visit to Sri Lanka next month to inaugurate a housing scheme. He had also sought an appointment with the Sri Lankan President to discuss the fishermen's issue.
Jews, Muslims, Indian Americans join hands against hate crimes (15:08)
Washington, March 25 (IANS) People from the Jewish, Muslim, and Indian American communities gathered on the steps of Tifereth Israel Synagogue in northwest Washington and stood in solidarity against rising hate crimes in the US.
Marketing is all about storytelling: Indo-British author Vish Dhamija (With Images) (11:34)
By Vishnu Makhijani
New Delhi, March 25 (IANS) Marketing is all about storytelling, says London-based writer of Indian origin Vish Dhamija, who once aspired to be a doctor and then a lawyer and who today successfully combines the career of a digital marketer with that of a bestselling author, having churned out five works of crime fiction, with another on the way later this year.
Indian woman, son found dead in US, family suspect son-in-law (Lead) (22:54)
Vijayawada/New Delhi, March 24 (IANS) The parents of an Indian woman who along with her seven-year-old son found dead in their home in New Jersey, suspect the involvement of their son-in-law.
Indra Nooyi, Fareed Zakaria among Ellis Island Honor recipients (20:24)
Washington, March 24 (IANS) PepsiCo CEO Indra Nooyi and well-known journalist-author Fareed Zakaria are among six Indian-Americans named for this years Ellis Island Medals of Honor for accomplishments in their respective fields.
India in touch with US over deaths of mother, son (19:24)
New Delhi, March 24 (IANS) After an Indian woman and her seven-year-old son were found dead in their home in New Jersey, a senior official here said on Friday that the government was in touch with the US authorities over the matter.
How Alzheimer's protein breaches cell membranes (13:00)
New York, March 24 (IANS) New research led by an Indian-origin scientist has found how protein that collects in the brain of persons with Alzheimer's disease penetrates the cell membranes.
3 Tamil films to be screened at New York film fest (12:52)
Chennai, March 24 (IANS) Three unreleased Tamil films "Merku Thodarchi Maalai", "Oru Kidayin Karunai Mani" and "Sigai" will be screened at the 17th edition of New York Indian Film Festival.
Sushma exposes concocted story of 'kidnapped' Indian in Serbia (Lead) (00:00)
New Delhi, March 23 (IANS) External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Thursday exposed a concocted story of an Indian "kidnapped" in the central European nation of Serbia, saying it was a stage-managed act.
Sushma again to rescue of distressed Indian abroad (13:46)
New Delhi, March 23 (IANS) External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Thursday once again responded to a distress call about an Indian abroad, saying that the victim has been found and is in safe custody of that country's authorities.
Many California voters unaware of Senator Kamala Harris: Poll (13:34)
San Francisco, March 23 (IANS) Kamala Harris, first Indian-American to serve in the US Senate, remains unknown to many residents of her own state California despite maintaining a high profile in Washington, according to a new poll.
TN wants bodies of fishermen from Saudi Arabia (18:06)
Chennai, March 22 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K. Palaniswami on Wednesday urged the Indian government to bring back the bodies of three Indian fishermen who reportedly died while fishing off Saudi Arabia.
Novel Alzheimer's test can predict age of disease onset (14:16)
New York, March 22 (IANS) A novel test based on genetic information allows individuals to calculate their age-specific risk of developing Alzheimer's disease, a study led by an Indian-origin scientist has revealed.
Trump nominating Indian-American judge for elevation to appeals court (Lead) (With Images) (23:00)
Washington, March 21 (IANS) US President Donald Trump announced on Tuesday that he is nominating Indian-American federal judge Amul Thapar for elevation to an appeals court, the second highest level of the US judiciary.
Indian-origin man charged with killing toddler in UK (20:16)
London, March 21 (IANS) An Indian-origin man was Tuesday charged with the murder of his one-year-old son and the attempted murder of the toddler's twin sister, the media reported.
Trump to nominate Indian-American judge for 2nd highest court (With Images) (19:48)
Washington, March 21 (IANS) US President Donald Trump is nominating Indian-American federal judge Amul Thapar for elevation to an appeals court, second highest level of the US judiciary.
Indian-origin man gets 10-year jail for murder in Singapore (19:04)
Singapore, March 21 (IANS) An Indian-origin man has been sentenced to 10 years in jail and 12 strokes of the cane for murdering a woman 16 years ago in Singapore.
Frequent dining out may dent your food budget (16:22)
New York, March 21 (IANS) Do you frequently have meals at a restaurant? Beware, you may struggle to control your food budget since people who dine out frequently tend to underestimate the money they spend on eating out, a study led by an Indian-origin researcher has showed.
Smartphone app to detect Zika, dengue in 30 minutes (14:48)
New York, March 21 (IANS) Researchers including one of Indian origin have developed a smartphone-controlled, battery-operated diagnostic device that costs as little as $100 and claims to detect Zika, dengue and chikungunya within 30 minutes.
Trump's immigration policy short-sighted: Indian-American musician (11:04)
By Sugandha Rawal
New Delhi, March 21 (IANS) Immigrants are the backbone of American society and a big contributor to the US economy, says Indian-American musician Siddhartha Khosla, who believes US President Donald Trump's immigration policies lack foresight and will take the country backward.
Attacker of Indian priest arrested, says Sushma Swaraj (21:06)
New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Monday said that Australian Police have arrested the attacker of the Indian priest, who was stabbed in Melbourne, and charged him with attempt to murder.
Relatives of Indians killed in UAE fire to give DNA samples (20:58)
Hyderabad, March 20 (IANS) Relatives of four of the five workers from Telangana who died in a fire in Abu Dhabi will leave for the UAE on Tuesday to give DNA samples for identification of bodies.