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Indian-American named 1st VP, COO of NY Fed

New York, March 5 | Indian-American Naureen Hassan, a 25-year veteran of the financial services industry, has been named as the First Vice President...

Indian-Americans are taking over US: Biden

By Arul LouisNew York, March 5 | Indian-Americans are taking over the US, President Joe Biden said while congratulating Swati Mohan, the NASA engineer,...

Dubai Hindu temple to virtually celebrate Shivratri

Dubai, March 1 | The Hindu temple in Dubai will virtually celebrate the upcoming Maha Shivratri festival virtually this year in the wake of...

Dubai boy who made Modi’s portrait receives letter of praise from...

Dubai, Feb 22 | A Dubai-based 14-year-old boy from Kerala who had made a six-layered stencil portrait of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi as...

Bhim Army chief in TIME’s emerging leaders list

New Delhi, Feb 19 | Five Indian-origin personalities, including Chandra Shekhar Aazad of the Bhim Army are part of the TIME magazines annual list...

Adequate spacing between births may reduce stunting in India

New York, Feb 18 | Adequate spacing between births can help to alleviate the likelihood of stunting in children, a new study suggests.The study,...

Usha Rao-Monari appointed UN Under Secretary General

By Arul LouisUnited Nations, Feb 17 | Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has appointed investment professional Usha Rao-Monari as an Under Secretary General and the associate...

Indian victims of Dubai warehouse blaze move Kerala HC

Dubai, Feb 17 | Indian expats who lost their life's possessions due to a fire at a warehouse in Dubai filed a plea with...

Modi’s vaccine promise to Canada breaks irritants: Indo-Canada Chamber

By Gurmukh SinghToronto, Feb 11 | The Indo-Canada Chamber of Commerce (ICCC) and many other Indo-Canadian organisations have welcomed Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modis...

Indian-American cabinet nominee sorry for tweets about Republicans

By Arul LouisNew York, Feb 10 | While appearing before a US Senate panel, Neera Tanden, the Indian-American nominee to President Joe Biden's cabinet,...

Indian boy becomes UAE’s youngest hair donor for cancer patients

Dubai, Feb 5 | A two-year-old Indian boy has become the United Arab Emirates' (UAE) youngest hair donor for cancer patients, according to a...

NYC’s Indian-American Health Commissioner tests Covid positive

New York, Feb 4 | Dave Chokshi, the Indian-American Health Commissioner of New York City, said that he has tested positive for the novel...

NASA appoints Indian-American Bhavya Lal as acting chief of staff

Washington, Feb 2 | NASA has named Indian-American Bhavya Lal, who oversaw the agency's transition under the administration of US President Joe Biden, as...

Indian businessman jailed in Dubai over bribery

Dubai, Feb 1 | A Dubai court has sentenced an Indian businessman to two years in prison for offering a 200,000-dirham ($54,448) bribe to...

Indian-origin US officer arrested in connection with fake shooting

New York, Feb 1 | An Indian origin law enforcement officer in California has been arrested in connection with allegations that he had faked...

Jayapal seeks larger relief package with full access to immigrants

Washington, Jan 31 | Pramila Jayapal, the first Indian-American woman to serve in the US House of Representatives, has sought a larger Covid-19 relief...

If peaceful protesting farmers abused, it’ll make movement stronger: British MP

Chandigarh, Jan 30 | A day after violence by a group of miscreants at Singhu on Delhi-Haryana border, British Labour Party MP Tanmanjeet Singh...

Indian-origin paediatrician takes doctor hostage, kills victim, self

New York, Jan 28 | An Indian-origin paediatrician suffering from terminal cancer took another doctor as hostage and after several hours of a stand-off...

IFIICC eyes strengthening business ties with India, UAE, Israel

Dubai, Jan 27 | The International Federation of the Indo-Israel Chambers of Commerce (IFIICC) is planning to boost India's strong historical ties with the...

Biden appoints 2 Indian Americans to leadership posts at US mission...

By Arul LouisUnited Nations, Jan 26 | President Joe Biden appointed two Indian Americans, Sohini Chatterjee and Aditi Gorur, to the leadership team of...

Indian R-Day celebrations in UAE go virtual for 1st time

Abu Dhabi, Jan 26 | In the wake of the raging coronavirus pandemic, India's 72nd Republic Day celebrations in the country's missions...

Dubai Hindu temple to open doors by Diwali 2022

Dubail, Jan 25 | A new Hindu temple in Dubai, the foundation stone of which was laid last August amidst the pandemic, will open...

Dubai-based Indian boy makes special portrait of Modi

Dubai, Jan 23 | A Dubai-based 14-year-old boy from Kerala has made a six-layered stencil portrait of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi as...

It’s only hypocrisy, pretence on Netaji, unless you bring back his...

New Delhi, Jan 23 | This tripping over each other...

Kerala students pursuing medicine in China left in the lurch

Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 22 | Around 10,000 students from Kerala, studying medicine and allied courses in China, are facing an uncertain future as the Chinese...

Daughters to testify in Indian couple’s murder in Dubai

Dubai, Jan 21 | Two daughters of an Indian couple who were murdered inside their home in Dubai, will testify at a court next...

As Asians celebrate, Harris says she’ll ensure a pathway for community

By Arul LouisNew York, Jan 20 | On the eve of her taking over as the path-breaking first vice president of Asian descent,...

Indians in UAE prep for low key R-Day celebrations

Abu Dhabi, Jan 19 | Indian missions and organisations across the United Arab Emirates (UAE) are prepping for scaled-down Republic Day celebrations this January...

In saga of immigration, Indians travel from exclusion to Vice Presidency

By Arul LouisNew York, Jan 19 | The first Indian recorded to have reached the shores of the US is a man from Madras...

Nitish Kumar woos NRIs to invest in Bihar

Patna, Jan 17 | In a bid to attract Non-Resident Indians (NRIs) of Bihar origin, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar held talks through video conference...

Biden names Indian-American Uzra Zeya as Under Secy at State Dept

Washington, Jan 17 | US President-elect Joe Biden has named Uzra Zeya, an Indian-American diplomat who quit her State Department job in protest against...

Indian-American Democrat running for Cincinnati Mayor

Washington, Jan 16 | Aftab Pureval, an Indian-American Democrat, has announced his candidature for the Mayor of the US city of Cincinnati in Ohio...

India has world’s largest diaspora: UN

By Arul LouisUnited Nations, Jan 16 | India has the world's largest diaspora with about 18 million people born there now living abroad, according...

Biden names Vidur Sharma Covid testing adviser

By Arul LouisNew York, Jan 15 | US President-elect Joe Biden on Friday named health policy expert Vidur Sharma as the testing adviser on...

Indian-origin man kills daughter, mother-in-law, commits suicide in US

New York, Jan 15 | An Indian-origin man has killed his daughter and mother-in-law after which he committed suicide in a New York state...

Sonia Aggarwal to be Biden’s climate policy adviser

By Arul LouisNew York, Jan 14 | An expert on energy and climate change, Sonia Aggarwal, was named on Thursday by President-elect Joe Biden...

Indians among 27 workers injured in Dubai road mishap

Dubai, Jan 13 | Several Indians were among 27 workers injured in a collision between a bus and a trailer in the Jebel Ali...

Canada’s Industry Minister Navdeep Bains resigns

Ottawa, Jan 12 | Navdeep Bains, Canada's Industry Minister and senior-most among the four ministers of Indian origin in the cabinet of Prime Minister...

Ved Mehta, who overcame blindness with literary prowess, dies at 86

By Arul LouisNew York, Jan 11 | Indian-American novelist Ved Mehta, who shone a bright literary light of evocativeness and imagery overcoming his blindness,...

Over 100 Britain MPs, Lords write to PM on Indian farmers

Chandigarh, Jan 9 | British Labour Party MP Tanmanjeet Singh Dhesi has sent a letter, signed by over 100 MPs and Lords, to...

Indian Consulate in Dubai to celebrate virtual Pravasi Bharatiya Divas

Dubai, Jan 9 | The Indian Consulate in Dubai will on Saturday celebrate the 16th Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (PBD), the Non-Resident Indians (NRI) Day...

Angry twitterati: Indians watch US Capitol violence with dismay, strong feelings

By Rahul KumarNew Delhi, Jan 8 | The extraordinary situation that engulfed Washington after thousands of President Donald Trumps supporters, egged on by his...

Senior-level Biden nominee Vanita Gupta recalls experience of racial bigotry

By Arul LouisNew York, Jan 8 | US President-Elect Joe Biden's pick to be associate attorney general, Vanita Gupta, has recalled her experience of...

Indian flag seen at pro-Trump rally which some Indian-Americans joined

By Arul LouisNew York, Jan 8 | An Indian flag was seen amid a sea of American and Trump flags in a footage, as...

Indian-American Republican sworn in as Ohio state Senator

Washington, Jan 5 | Indian-American Republican Niraj Antani, who was elected to the Ohio state Senate from the 6th District, has been sworn in...

UAE-based Indian breaks record for largest greetings card

Dubai, Jan 2 | A Dubai-based Indian expat has broken the world record for the largest 'Pop up Greetings Card' record, the media reported...

Maj Gen Gautam Chauhan becomes first to head Indian Army’s Human...

By Sumit Kumar SinghNew Delhi, Dec 31 | For the first time, the Indian Army has appointed a major general rank officer to look...

Indian expat jailed in Dubai for forging employer’s signature

Dubai, Dec 30 | A United Arab Emirates (UAE)-based Indian expat has been jailed in Dubai for six months after he was charged for...

Court permanently shuts down US-India computer scam against elders

By Arul LouisNew York, Dec 30 | A federal court has permanently shut down a US-based computer scam that preyed on elderly Americans using...

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Airtel best on smartphones for gaming, HD video calling: Report

New Delhi, March 5 | When it comes to demanding applications such as 1080p video streaming, real-time mobile gaming and HD video calling, Airtel...