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Indian worker dies in Maldives, 2nd death in last two months

A 30-year-old Indian worker collapsed and died on the Sinamale' Bridge in Maldives during maintenance activity. This marks the second worksite accident involving an Indian national since May 3. The incident was reported by agencies.

Published on 18 June 2024 | 12:35 pm


PNG Jewellers' outlet robbed in broad daylight in US; video goes viral

Pune-headquartered PNG jewellers' shop in United States robbed by 20 masked men in broad daylight. Five arrested. Viral CCTV footage shows armed men breaking in.

Published on 16 June 2024 | 7:57 am


Indian-origin man shoots Punjab woman dead in US, injures another

One woman from Punjab shot dead, while another injured in Roosevelt Avenue in Cartaret, New Jersey. The shooting occurred outside a residence on Wednesday morning, resulting in the death of one woman, while the other sustained critical injuries. The Consulate General of India on June 14, identified the victims as Jasvir Kaur and Gagandeep Kaur a

Published on 15 June 2024 | 10:44 am


Canada's largest gold heist: Indian-origin former Air Canada manager to surrender, says lawyer

Indian-origin former Air Canada manager, Simran Preet Panesar, implicated in CAD 22.5 million gold and cash heist, set to surrender in Canada's largest theft.

Published on 15 June 2024 | 10:32 am


Mortal remains of 45 Indians brought back: What caused Kuwait building fire?

A fire in a Kuwaiti building housing 195 migrant workers, mostly Indians, led to 45 Indian fatalities. The blaze, caused by an electrical short circuit, was attributed to safety violations. PM Modi expressed sorrow and announced relief. Union ministers and Kerala's chief minister attended the return of mortal remains of the deceased at Kochi airport. The incident's negligence is under investigation.

Published on 14 June 2024 | 6:09 am


Kuwait Building Fire: Most victims died in sleep after inhaling smoke

A fire in Kuwait claimed 49 lives, mostly Indian nationals from Kerala, Tamil Nadu, and north Indian states. The victims, unskilled and semi-skilled workers, died from smoke inhalation and burns while sleeping in a building housing nearly 200 people.

Published on 12 June 2024 | 10:44 pm


'Attempt to instill fear': Canadian ministers on posters of Indira Gandhi's assassination

​Indian-origin Canadian Member of Parliament Chandra Arya also voiced his concerns about the posters. Arya accused the Khalistani supporters of trying to instill fear among Hindu-Canadians by showing images of Indira Gandhi's assassination. The posters depicted the former Prime Minister with bullet holes and her Sikh bodyguards turned assassins holding guns.

Published on 8 June 2024 | 4:26 am


Four Indian students drown in Russia, one rescued: Indian mission

Four Indian students drowned in a river near St. Petersburg, Russia, with one rescued. Indian and Russian authorities are coordinating to send the bodies home. The rescued student is receiving medical and psychological care.

Published on 7 June 2024 | 5:26 am


Indian American Bruhat Soma wins 2024 scripps national spelling bee

Bruhat Soma, a seventh grader, won the US National Spelling Bee title after a tiebreaker with Faizan Zaki from Texas, spelling 29 words correctly. He claimed the Scripps Cup trophy and USD 50,000 prize.

Published on 31 May 2024 | 4:41 am


Best time for Indian students to opt for the UK, says Birmingham university chancellor Karan Bilimoria

UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak has decided to retain the post-study work visa for international students, a move welcomed by Chancellor of the University of Birmingham, Lord Karan Bilimoria. Indian students are encouraged to proceed with their plans for higher education in the UK amid the positive outlook for the graduate route.

Published on 30 May 2024 | 5:26 am