Emma McBride, a parliament member, lighted the traditional lamp to inaugurate the function.
Emma McBride, a parliament member, lighted the traditional lamp to inaugurate the function.
A 35-year-old Indian football coach in the UAE has been jailed for three years for sexually assaulting a 15-year-old Indian boy he used to train, a media report.
Asserting that the expatriates could count on the Indian government in the times of crisis, Modi said they could use the avenues like the MADAD portal to reach the government for help.
Indian scientists from Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Harvard Medical School have made an important breakthrough by developing a nano-technology that will help monitor effectiveness of cancer treatment.
An Indian American woman has been arrested for faking to be a blood cancer patient and raising funds through online fundraising sites.
Indian national Hamid Nehal Ansari, who went missing after illegally entering Pakistan over three years ago to meet his Pakistani girlfriend, has been jailed for three years for espionage.
Married for nearly 81 years, an Indian-origin couple, both aged 99 who have taken part in India's freedom struggle, has been awarded New Zealand's longest- married couple.
Sri Srinivasan could become the first Indian-American to be on the bench of the US Supreme Court after conservative icon Justice Antonin Scalia's sudden death.
Experts said that the downturn in global oil industry is no cause for panic among people from Kerala living and working in the Middle East.
Climate Change Negotiator, Harinder Sidhu, a senior career diplomat of Indian origin, was named Australia's new high commissioner to India.
Properties worth crores of rupees were gutted in the fire, but no one has been injured in the fire mishap.
A 30-year-old Indian-American woman doctor captured on video assaulting an Uber driver in Miami has apologised for her actions while drunk.
The wife of an Indian-origin cult leader in the UK found guilty of rape and child cruelty has defended him alleging he was framed.
A Kerala dentist settled in Melbourne has been honoured with the highest civilian honour, the Order of Australia.
Radio Mango 96.2 FM, Dubai, has come out with an answer for you to sit back and relax by telling how many songs away are you from Burj Khalifa.
The Centre told the Delhi High Court that the two daughters of IFS officer Devyani Khobragade are no longer Indian citizens as they hold American passports.
Fourteen students from the Indian diaspora have been selected to compete for USD1 million in prizes at the prestigious Intel Science Talent Search Competition this year.
Indian diaspora/NRI students will be offered 60 paid short term internship positions in 23 Indian companies in major Indian cities during the summer of 2016 under a public-private partnership.
Kuwait City: A new unified labuor contract that regulates sponsor-worker relations has come into effect in Kuwait, officials of the country’s Public Authority for Manpower have announced. Labour offices and embassies have been provided with a copy of the new rule to be translated into other
Abu Dhabi: The inaugural Kerala-Gulf Sevens Football Tournament, organised by the Kerala Muslim Cultural Centre (KMCC) Abu Dhabi State Committee, will begin at the Zayed Sports City Stadium here on February 12. A total of nine matches, including the final, will be played in the tournament in which
London: Rami Ranger, an Indian-origin person who began his life as a refugee in Delhi during Partition but is now one of the richest men in Britain, has been honoured with the third highest title in the British honours.Ranger, a philanthropist businessman, was awarded the Commander of the Most
Chief executive of Cancer Research UK Harpal Singh Kumar was Knighted by Queen Elizabeth II for being 'hugely influential' in his work.
36-year-old Indian-American doctor, Amit Majmudar, has been named the first Poet Laureate by the U.S state of Ohio for showcasing a variety of styles in his poetry.
India has questioned the deportation of some students from India when they came to the US with valid student visas to study at two Silicon Valley institutions.
Dr. Rakesh K. Jain will be awarded the National Medal of Science by U.S President Obama.
Washington: An Indian-American surgeon hopes to raise $25 million to train 1.5 million first responders - the first rescuers to arrive at an accident scene - in five years to prevent deaths on Indian roads.According to a study, over 1,000 deaths occur on Indian roads every day. These incidents cost
Houston: A 12-year-old Sikh boy in the USA spent three days in a juvenile detention centre after he jokingly told a classmate that he had a bomb in his school bag.Armaan Singh Sarai of Arlington, Texas, was locked up on December 11.Arlington police Lt Christopher Cook said that officers went to
Washington: The number of Indian students studying at colleges and universities in the United States of America (USA) jumped 20 per cent since July this year, with more than 1.8 lakh Indian students currently studying in the country.There are currently 1.2 million international students in the
Washington: An Indian-origin mother has been arrested in the U.S on charges of causing serious injuries to her five-week-old girl child that left her with broken ribs and leg.Rinkuben Patel, 25, who was arrested on Tuesday, is now in the Cumberland County jail in North Carolina under a USD 10,000
Kathmandu: At least six Indians and two locals were killed and 24 others injured after a brick kiln chimney collapsed in Nepal after an explosion, police said.The incident took place on Monday night at New Jaya Nepal Brick Factory in Itahari in eastern Nepal, police said, adding that the dead
Wellington: A 16-year-old girl, born prematurely in India and having a condition called hemiplegia, has won a prestigious award constituted to honour outstanding achievements of New Zealanders with disabilities, a media report said.Muskan Devta, a published author and inspirational speaker, was
Wellington: A non-profit organisation in New Zealand has launched an emergency shelter project for senior citizens from the Indian and South Asian communities who are at risk of being abused, or in dire need of emergency housing, a media report said on Monday.Shanti Niwas Charitable Trust Inc. has
London: 11-year-old Anushka Binoy achieved the top possible score of 162 in a IQ test, conducted by Mensa, becoming one of the brainiest students in the United Kingdom.Anushka Binoy, who hails from Kottayan, has joined the one per cent of all entrants to attain the highest mark in the Cattell III B
Islamabad: An Indian-American man was offloaded from a Qatar Airways plane at Islamabad airport today after he allegedly raised a false bomb scare, authorities said.The flight, that was on its way to Washington via Doha, landed at Islamabad airport after Ajit Vijay Joshi claimed there was a bomb on
London: A 75-year-old Indian-origin Maoist leader in the UK charged with modern day slavery, sexual assault and imprisonment of his own daughter on Friday denied the charges and said his women followers competed among themselves to make sexual advances on him. Kerala-born Aravindan Balakrishnan,
Washington: A Chola era bronze sculpture of Shiva and Parvati stolen from Tamil Nadu and smuggled into the US at the behest of New York's infamous Indian art dealer Subhash Kapoor is set for eventual return to India.Known as a Festival Bronze of Shiva and Parvati, the religious relic has been
Washington: Registering an unprecedented growth of nearly 30 per cent last year, a record 132,888 Indian students are now studying in the US, making an estimated contribution of more than USD 3.6 billion to the American economy, a report said on Monday."While China remains the top country of origin
Thiruvananthapuram: Ravi Pillai, head of RP group, seems to be so much in love with his roots that he wants his fellow businessmen in the Middle East to realise why this place is described as God's own country.He has invited hundreds of them to Kerala for his daughter's wedding later this month so
Sharjah: A Keralite school student fell down to death from a residential building at Al Nahda here on Sunday. The deceased has been identified as Mehak(15), daughter of Sulfikar, a native of Tirur, who works as a vegetable buying manager with the Lulu Group.Mehak was a Class 10 student of Sharjah
Chennai: Kasthuri Munirathanam, the 58-year-old Indian maid whose right hand was allegedly chopped off by her employer in Saudi Arabia, returned to Chennai on Saturday.Kasthuri, who suffered grievous injuries at her employer's place while working as a domestic help in Riyadh, was accorded a warm
Toronto: The swearing-in of four Indian-Canadians as cabinet ministers is "a great day for Canada and a great day for India", said Herb Dhaliwal, the western world's first Indian-origin cabinet minister. He was appointed Canada's revenue minister in 1997.Hailing the appointment of a record four
Washington: More than 30 members of U.S Congress joined about 1,000 people at the annual Diwali event on Capitol Hill, the seat of U.S legislature, to celebrate the accomplishments of the Indian American diaspora.The annual celebration, which attracts people and Indian American organizations from
Washington: The 12-member federal jury in the U.S resumed their deliberations for the third consecutive day to decide the fate of a former police officer accused of using excessive force against an Indian grandfather, Sureshbhai Patel, leaving him partially paralysed.If found guilty, police officer
Ottawa: The Punjabi community in Canada made history on Wednesday when two turbaned Sikhs were sworn in as cabinet ministers, as 42-year-old Justin Trudeau took oath as the country's 23rd Prime Minister at a grand public ceremony here.While 42-year-old Indian Canadian Harjit Sajjan was appointed
Washington: After two straight days of deliberation, a US federal Jury has sought another day to debate the case against an Alabama police officer charged with slamming an Indian grandfather, Sureshbhai Patel, to the ground and leaving him severely injured last February.The jury told US District
Illinois (USA): Indian-Americans in the City of Aurora, the state's second largest city are set to celebrate the festival of lights. A local school auditorium was converted for a few hours into a mini India for the Diwali celebration hosted by the Indian-American community of the city.The City of
New Delhi: The fourth edition of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC)-India Industrial Forum on November 18-19 in Saudi Arabia's Jeddah will focus on promoting trade, investment and collaborations between the two regions."The forum will explore cooperation between India and GCC in diverse areas such
New York: Four persons, including a young Indian student, have been killed and over 40 others injured in a car crash when a suspected drunk woman driver ploughed into a large crowd during a US varsity's homecoming parade. Three adults were pronounced dead at the scene, while the fourth victim, a
Singapore: An Indian national, working here as a maid, has been awarded by a women welfare association for her dedicated service to bed-ridden employer. Easwari Shellaiah, 47, was chosen model caregiving domestic helper of the year by Asian Women's Welfare Association (AWWA), The Sunday Times
London: India is the third-largest international student market in London after China and the U.S.“International students studying at London Universities last year provided boosted the UK economy by three billion pounds and helped support 37,000 jobs,” the report by London & Partners, the Mayor