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US remains top choice for Indian students for higher education

New Delhi, Nov 16 | Despite the coronavirus pandemic, around 2,00,000 Indian students chose the US as their destination to pursue higher education in...

Dubai-based Indian couple hosts ‘drive-by wedding ceremony’

Dubai, Nov 15 | In the wake of the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, a Dubai-based Indian couple hosted a 'drive-by wedding ceremony' for their loved...

Indian engineering student found dead in Sharjah

Sharjah, Nov 11 | A 21-year-old Indian engineering student was found hanging from the ceiling fan in his family apartment in Sharjah's Al Rolla,...

Scenes from Hindu epics to adorn stone facade of Abu Dhabi...

Abu Dhabi, Nov 10 | The stone facade of the first Hindu temple in Abu Dhabi will be adorned with scenes depicted from Hindu...

Stalin wishes Kamala Harris in Tamil, invokes Tamil sentiment

Chennai, Nov 9 | US Vice President-elect Kamala Harris, with her maternal roots in Tamil Nadu, seems to be the flavour of the...

Indian-Americans see Harris election as proof of land of opportunity

By Arul LouisNew York, Nov 9 | Indian-American organisations and leaders are seeing the announcement of the election of Kamala Harris as the next...

Harsh Vardhan holds policy consultation with scientific diaspora

New Delhi, Nov 8 | Union Science and Technology Minister Harsh Vardhan on Sunday held policy consultations with Indian scientific diaspora in a virtual...

Biden refers to Harris as ‘South Asian’, not Indian

By Arul LouisNew York, Nov 8 | While praising his running mate Kamala Harris as "a fantastic Vice President", US President-elect Joe Biden avoided...

Indian-origin woman held for ‘spitting’ on cop during pro-Biden protest

By Arul LouisNew York, Nov 5 | An Indian-origin woman has been arrested in New York during a violent protest in support of Democratic...

Many Indian Americans are in race for Congress, state legislatures

By Arul LouisNew York, Nov 3 | Kamala Harris, who is of part Indian origin, is at the top of the ballots as...

Hyderabad man stabbed to death in US

Hyderabad, Nov 3 | A 37-year-old man from Hyderabad has been stabbed to death by unknown persons in Georgia, the US, his family said...

On the brink of history, Kamala Harris goes flat out in...

By Nikhila NatarajanNew York, Nov 2 | On the final day of campaigning before the US presidential election, Joe Biden and Kamala Harris are...

Keralite Priyanca Radhakrishnan sworn in as NZ Minister

Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 2 | Keralite Priyanca Radhakrishnan on Monday became the first Indian to be sworn in as a Minister in New Zealand as...

Indians biggest beneficiaries as Canada to admit 401,000 new immigrants

Toronto, Oct 31 | Canada will admit a record 401,000 new immigrants in 2021, against the usual annual intake of 350,000.The figures will rise...

What’s in a name? Everything, Kamala Harris tells America

By Nikhila NatarajanNew York, Oct 30 | Democratic Vice Presidential nominee Kamala Harris is turning the final stretch of her campaign to the threshold...

Punjabi truck driver who killed 16 in Canada faces deportation

Toronto, Oct 30 | A Punjabi truck driver, who killed 16 Canadian junior hockey players and injured 13 others by jumping red light in...

Indian expats in Oman down to less than half million

Muscat, Oct 29 | The number of Indian expats in Oman has plunged to 499,431, due to the governments 'Omanisation' process and the coronavirus...

Indian expats can now give UAE local address in passports

Dubai, Oct 28 | Indian expats living in the UAE can now provide their local address abroad to be added in their passports.Siddhartha Kumar...

Find some solution to bring back Indians stranded in Kuwait: SC

New Delhi, Oct 27 | The Supreme Court on Tuesday asked the Centre to explore some solution to bring back over 30,000 Indians, mostly...

Search operation for missing Indian-American professor to be revaluated

Washington, Oct 23 | Authorities have said that a search operation for an Indian-American professor who has been missing since October 12 after a...

Offer NRIs life insurance with currency flexibility: IFSCA panel

New Delhi, Oct 22 | The International Financial Services Centres Authority's (IFSCA) Expert Committee on international retail business development in the IFSC said that...

Tweet showing Kamala Harris as Durga slaying Trump criticised

By Arul LouisNew York, Oct 21 | A tweet by the niece of Democratic Party's Vice Presidential candidate Kamala Harris portraying her as the...

66 Indian visit visa holders still stranded at Dubai airport

Dubai, Oct 20 | At least 66 Indians with visit visas were still stranded at the Dubai International Airport for failing to meet the...

Kamala Harris enters peak mudslinging season amid GIFs, memes, backhanded racism

By Nikhila NatarajanNew York, Oct 19 | Peak mudslinging season is here. With exactly 15 days to go before US elections 2020, the many...

Biden backers turn to Bollywood hit tune to woo Indian-Americans

By Arul LouisNew York, Oct 18 | Turning a Bollywood hit tune into a campaign anthem, Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden's supporters are...

UAE’s Sheikh Abdullah inspects Hindu temple site in Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi, Oct 17 | Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the UAE's Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, inspected the site of...

Republican Hindu group scaling back campaign for Trump

By Arul LouisWashington, Oct 17 | During the 2016 election campaign around this time, then-candidate Donald Trump addressed a large, glamorous rally of thousands...

Overwhelming Indian-American support for Biden, Harris generates enthusiasm

By Arul LouisNew York, Oct 16 | A new poll has revealed that Indian-Americans overwhelmingly support the Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden for the...

‘Indian-Americans unlikely to be swayed by Biden-Harris, Trump-Modi ties’

Washington, Oct 15 | A new poll has revealed that Indian-American voters were unlikely to be swayed by either Democrat presidential nominee Joe Bidens...

Indian-origin woman charged in US for ‘throwing out newborn’

New York, Oct 14 | A woman of Indian-origin has been charged with attempted murder after she allegedly secretly gave birth to a baby...

49 stranded Indian workers repatriated from UAE

Dubai, Oct 13 | Forty-nine stranded Indian workers, who were employed in two Dubai-based carpentry firms, have been repatriated after authorities in the United...

Srikant Datar – Mumbaikar who loves hard work, yoga & eggs

By Quaid NajmiMumbai, Oct 10 | When the news of the appointment of Srikant M. Datar as the new dean of Harvard Business School...

Indian-American launches ‘Trump Hai to Safe Hai’ campaign

Washington, Oct 9 | Danny Gaekwad, a Republican Indian-American entrepreneur and an avid supporter of US President Donald Trump, has launched a campaign titled,...

Indian-origin researchers use bovine adenovirus to develop Covid vax

New York, Oct 8 | A team of Indian-origin researchers in the US is working to develop a unique Covid-19 vaccine that uses a...

4,000 Sharjah students pay eco-friendly tribute to Gandhi

Sharjah, Oct 4 | In an eco-friendly tribute to Mahatma Gandhi on his 151st birth anniversary, mMore than 4,000 students of Sharjah Indian School...

Burj Khalifa to display Mahatma Gandhi’s image

Dubai, Oct 2 | Images of Mahatma Gandhi, the leader of Indias freedom movement, will be displayed on Dubais Burj Khalifa on Friday as...

Indian-American running for Lt. Governor of Virginia

Washington, Sep 27 | Puneet Ahluwalia, an Indian-American business consultant, is running for the Republican nomination for Lt. Governor of Virginia, saying the state...

Indian expats donate blood on Saudi Arabia’s 90th National Day

Riyadh, Sep 26 | The Indian diaspora community in the Saudi Governorate of Hafr Al Batin have donated blood in a gesture to celebrate...

Indian in UAE to fly home after 14 yrs following fine...

Dubai, Sep 26 | A stranded Indian visitor, who came to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) on a visit in 2006, is finally going...

Biden vows to address Indian-Americans’ concerns on H-1B

Washington, Sep 24 | Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden has vowed to address the Indian-American community's concerns related to the H-1B work visa, which...

Dubai-based Indian teen composes tribute song for Modi

Dubai, Sep 24 | A Dubai-based Indian teenager has composed a tribute song for Prime Minister Narendra Modi, titled "Namo Namo Vishwaguru Bharat Mera",...

Chinese construction activities observed near Uttarakhand border

By Sumit Kumar SinghNew Delhi, Sep 16 | Amid border tension at eastern Ladakh, Chinese construction activities were observed near the border at Uttarakhand....

Indian flies home after 13 years of overstaying in UAE

Dubai, Sep 15 | After living in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) for 13 years without any valid documents, an Indian man finally flew...

Indian expat finds bag of cash, gold in Dubai

Dubai, Sep 13 | Dubai Police have honoured an Indian expatriate with a certificate of appreciation for being responsible resident for returning a bag...

Job losses weighing heavy on expats’ minds: Official

Panaji, Sep 11 | The thought of returning home from abroad after losing jobs amid the Covid-19 pandemic continues to be a key concern...

Sikhs being counted as separate ‘ethno-religious’ group in US census

By Arul LouisNew York, Sep 8 | In a break from the US constitutional separation of state and religion, the administration of President...

India Social and Culture Centre reopens in Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi, Sep 8 | The India Social and Culture Centre (ISC) has reopened its doors for the Indian community after remaining shut for...

Indian expat artist commits suicide in Oman

Muscat, Sep 7 | A 50-year-old Indian expat artist allegedly committed suicide in his apartment in Muscat, the Royal Oman Police said. Ujji Krishnan, the...

Lighter, fast-charging batteries that can power Mars rover developed

New York, Sep 2 | A NASA-funded research led by a team of Indian-origin scientists in the US has developed lighter, faster-charging batteries suitable...

Business

Google Pay to remove payments on web app, add transfer fee

New Delhi, Nov 24 | Google Pay is set to kill the peer-to-peer payments facility on its web app in January and is going...