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Indian-American doctor arrested for healthcare fraud

The accused, Dr Devendra Patel, today appeared in a federal court in Reno city of Nevada. He was charged with 36- counts of distribution of controlled substances such as oxycodone and hydrocodone, and three-counts of health care fraud.

Published on 14 December 2017 | 5:17 am


Indian restaurant owner jailed for stealing 90k pounds

An Indian restaurant owner Monir Miah admitted lying about his income from 'The Crown of India' restaurant has been jailed for two years in the UK for stealing 90,000 pounds in taxes by falsifying repayment claims, an official spokesperson has said.

Published on 13 December 2017 | 4:24 pm


New Jersey governor-elect nominates first Sikh-American as state Attorney General

New Jersey Governor-elect Phil Murphy today named Gurbir S Grewal as his nominee to serve as the next Attorney General of the state. Grewal, who has spent most of his legal career in public service, is currently the Bergen County prosecutor. Working for most populous county in New Jersey, Grewal serves a community of almost one million with his staff of 265.

Published on 12 December 2017 | 5:47 pm


IIT Kanpur graduate launches new company in Seoul

Published on 11 December 2017 | 4:08 pm


Student from Hyderabad shot at in Chicago

A student from Hyderabad, Mohammed Akbar, suffered bullet injuries when he was shot at in Chicago, US. The incident reportedly took place on December 6 when Akbar was walking towards his car parking.

Published on 10 December 2017 | 2:44 pm


Indian-origin man jailed for forging mother's will in UK

An Indian-origin accountant, who was found guilty of forging his dead mother's will earlier this year, has been jailed for 12 months by a UK court for lying under oath, a media report said on Saturday.​​

Published on 9 December 2017 | 12:22 pm


Indian-American launches novel education programme in India

The Academy's mission is to ignite the innovative trait in young Indian students and "create a new generation of youngsters who will think out of the box". The Atlanta-based STEM Academy has said that it will open a "Center of Excellence" in Delhi in January.

Published on 8 December 2017 | 9:19 am


Two Indian-Americans launch Indian restaurant in US

Two young Indian-Americans investment bankers have quit their well-paid jobs to start a fast fine casual Indian restaurant, RASA in Washington, which they aspire to take to every nook and corner of the US at an affordable price.

Published on 7 December 2017 | 10:09 am


140 rare artefacts on display at IHC to celebrate India's diverse cultural heritage

An ongoing exhibition held in Singapore with collaboration with Indian Heritage Centre (IHC) has exhibited 140 Indian rare traditional artefacts. 15 expect craftspeople from India would be demonstrating there.

Published on 7 December 2017 | 9:55 am


'Sherin's foster dad removed her body with trash'

Police in Dallas has shared new details about the mysterious death of Indian toddler Sherin Mathews, alleging that her Indian-American foster father bundled her "stiff and cold" body in the back of his car with a bag of trash and hid her corpse in a culvert.

Published on 6 December 2017 | 1:15 pm


Sikh-Americans plan another national media campaign

'We are Sikhs' was launched earlier this year in the US. Having positive response from the previous campaign, they are planning to launch another nationwide campaign to generate awareness about their minority status.

Published on 6 December 2017 | 8:36 am


Sherin's parents denied access to biological daughter

The foster parents of Sherin Mathews, the 3-year-old Indian girl who was found dead under suspicious circumstances in a culvert in Dallas, have been denied access to their biological daughter.

Published on 6 December 2017 | 6:20 am


Pramila Jayapal storms into Politico Power List

Pramila Jayapal, Indo-American activist turned politician makes into the list of Politico Power. Ranked at 18, analysts considered her to be a ground breaker and embraces challenge. She has advocated for civil rights and immigration reforms.

Published on 5 December 2017 | 5:50 am


Indian-origin man sentenced for seeking sex with minor girl

A 57-year-old Indian-origin man from Canada was sentenced by a federal court in Arizona to 46 months of imprisonment on charges of travelling to the US to have sex with a minor girl.

Published on 5 December 2017 | 5:39 am


Indian-American Kamala tops global thinkers' list

Indian-American California Senator Kamala Harris has topped the prestigious Foreign Policy magazine's 50 Leading Global Thinkers' list which also features two others from the community. Seen as a potential Democratic presidential candidate, Harris is the only black woman in the Senate.

Published on 4 December 2017 | 4:36 pm


Indian-American scribe to run for US Congress

An Indian-American woman has announced that she will run for the next year's election to the seat of US House of Representative from a Chicago suburb. Vandana Jhingan, who is a journalist, will challenge Democrat Indian American Raja Krishnamoorthi.

Published on 2 December 2017 | 7:10 am


NRIs move SC for law to deal with 'parental abduction' cases; Court issues notice to Centre

Increasing cases of parental abduction, under which a parent living in a foreign country takes back the child to India without informing his or her spouse, prompted a group of US-based NRI parents to approach the Supreme Court on Friday, seeking its direction to the Centre to frame a law to deal with such cases.

Published on 1 December 2017 | 4:20 pm


Sherin Mathews showed signs of abuse: Doctor

Sherin Mathews, a 3-year-old Indian girl who was found dead in a culvert after being reported missing by her foster father, had a series of broken bones and injuries in various stages of healing, a doctor testified before the court.​

Published on 30 November 2017 | 11:59 am


Raj Shah holds press meet on board Air Force One

History was in making today when Raj Shah, who holds a key position in the White House, gaggled with reporters on board presidential chopper Air Force One, becoming the first Indian-American to enjoy the privilege.

Published on 30 November 2017 | 3:08 am


UK NRIs commit Rs 500cr for clean Ganga plan

Published on 30 November 2017 | 12:53 am








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