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Indians among over 100 people apprehended in US

Published on 14 August 2018 | 2:33 am

Teen charged with beating Sikh man makes obscene gestures in court

Sahib Singh Natt was attacked last week and spit at by 18-year-old Tyrone McAllister and his 16-year-old juvenile friend in Manteca, California. McAllister, the son of Union City Police Chief Darryl McAllister, and the juvenile have been charged with attempted robbery, elder abuse and assault.

Published on 12 August 2018 | 7:54 am

Indian-origin man held for selling cocaine in US

​​Randall Singh, 32, of Long Island has been charged with criminal possession of a controlled substance and third-degree criminal possession of stolen property. He allegedly sold bikes worth roughly US $ 60,000 and 162 grams of cocaine. If convicted, he faces between eight and 20 years in prison.

Published on 11 August 2018 | 3:23 pm

Indian origin govt lawyer fined for drunk driving in Singapore

Admitting that he had an alcoholic cocktail at a pub before heading home, 39-year-old Jeyendran Jeyapal said it was his first offence and pleaded for minimum punishment in the court. Jeyapal, a deputy senior state counsel in Singapore's Attorney-General's Chambers, also said he had been cooperative with police officers when stopped, the Channel News Asia reported.

Published on 10 August 2018 | 11:02 am

3 men convicted of 'ruthless' murder of Indian-origin jeweller in UK

Following a five-week trial that ended at Birmingham Crown Court on Wednesday, Thomas Jervis, 24, and Charles Frances Mcauley, 20, were found guilty of murder. A third member of the gang, 20-year-old Callan Reeve, was found guilty of manslaughter. All three had denied killing Jogiya and pleaded guilty to kidnap and robbery.

Published on 9 August 2018 | 1:50 pm

Indian-born scientist wins prestigious Dirac Medal

Published on 9 August 2018 | 9:12 am

Sikh man shot dead, cousin injured in Canada

Gagandeep Singh Dhaliwal, who was known to local police but had no criminal records, got home on Sunday with his family following a wedding reception. He then went to the garage to hang out with his cousin, and it was at that time when the shooting started, his family was quoted as saying by the Global News.

Published on 7 August 2018 | 8:53 am

Indian man in US gets over 4 years in jail for possessing child pornography

​​Abhijeet Das, 28, of Pittsburgh has been sentenced in federal court to 52 months imprisonment for possession of material depicting the exploitation of a minor, US Attorney Scott Brady said.

Published on 5 August 2018 | 5:37 am

Indian-origin man in UK grows world's longest cucumber

Raghbir Singh Sanghera, a priest at a local Gurdwara and keen gardener, said the cucumber - whose species has not yet been determined - continues to grow in girth and length.

Published on 3 August 2018 | 10:59 am

Indian wins $1 million in draw in UAE

Published on 31 July 2018 | 5:57 pm

Kerala girl discovers rare beetle in the UK

Published on 31 July 2018 | 7:22 am

Indian-American Seema Nanda becomes CEO of Democratic party

"We are fighting now for the soul of our country - for our democracy and for opportunity," Nanda, the first Indian-American ever to be CEO of either the DNC or the Republican National Committee took over reigns of the main opposition party last week on July 23. In this capacity, she is be responsible for the day-to-day operation of the powerful DNC.

Published on 30 July 2018 | 3:01 am

Indian-origin entrepreneur develops algorithm to combat fake news

An Indian-origin entrepreneur's UK-based start-up that uses a machine-learning algorithm to sift fact from fiction is set to combat fake news around the world, including plans for a project specifically targeted at India.

Published on 24 July 2018 | 4:57 am

British Sikhs to get ethnicity status in 2021 census: Report

Britain's strong Sikh community is all set to be listed in the 2021 census as a distinct ethnicity rather than only as a religion, the UK Statistics Authority has said, a major step that will give the community a fair access to all public services in the country.

Published on 23 July 2018 | 9:11 am

Indian-origin landlord jailed for fire deaths in UK

Published on 19 July 2018 | 11:49 am

Indian-Americans donate $1 billion a year: Survey

Published on 18 July 2018 | 3:24 am

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