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Indian origin mother, 2 children killed in New York crash

A woman of Indian-origin and her son and daughter were killed when their car was hit by a tractor-trailer truck on a New York State highway, according to media reports. Five other family members were injured in the crash on Monday that also involved a second car in which the group was travelling, the New York Post reported quoting police.

Published on 6 August 2020 | 1:27 pm

Indian-origin man fined for breaching 'stay home' notice in Singapore

A 63-year old Indian-origin Singapore citizen was fined 5,000 Singapore dollars on Wednesday for breaching his coronavirus 'stay at home' notice, according to a media report. Dharamnath Singh was fined on one charge of exposing others to the risk of Covid-19, while four similar charges were taken into consideration during the sentencing by a local court, Channel News Asia reported.

Published on 5 August 2020 | 7:57 pm

Indian-origin scientists find novel way to treat severe Covid-19

A team of Indian-origin researchers has found that patients experiencing severe Covid-19 symptoms had improved outcomes when administered an Interleukin-6 (IL6ri) inhibitor, sarilumab or tocilizumab -- used in treating autoimmune diseases like rheumatoid arthritis and other several inflammatory conditions. It was more effective when administered earlier in the disease course.

Published on 5 August 2020 | 6:01 pm

Patiala youth died under mysterious circumstances in Canada

A Punjabi youth from Shutrana town in Patiala district has died under mysterious circumstances in Canada. The deceased has been identified as Harminder Singh, 22. He had gone to Canada in the year 2017 to study computers and after completing his studies, he was seeking permanent residency in Canada.

Published on 2 August 2020 | 8:00 pm

Indian ‘con artist' in US defrauds foreigners of thousands of dollars; jailed for 1 yr

A 26-year-old Indian “con artist” in the US state of Texas has been sentenced to 12 months and a day in prison for defrauding several foreign citizens living in America of over USD 160,000 by falsely claiming to be a film producer, according to the Department of Justice.

Published on 31 July 2020 | 4:40 pm

Joe Biden supporters launch Indian-American outreach in 14 languages

Joe Biden's supporters on Thursday announced launch of an outreach to the influential Indian-Americans in 14 languages, reflecting the linguistic diversity of an ethnic community which is being sought after by both Democrats and Republicans in the key battleground states.

Published on 31 July 2020 | 9:14 am

Indian nurse stabbed to death in US

A nurse from Kerala was killed outside a hospital in Florida, US on Tuesday. Merin Joy, 28, from Kottayamn district in Kerala, was stabbed multiple times and struck by a vehicle while leaving the hospital. Witnesses said the suspect drove the car over her body after stabbing her. Police have arrested Philip Mathew, who is the husband of the victim.

Published on 29 July 2020 | 6:51 pm

Indian couple found dead in flat in UAE

An Indian couple have been found dead under mysterious circumstances in their flat in Abu Dhabi, media reports said. Janardhanan Pattiery, 57, and Minija, 52, from Kerala's Kozhikode district, were residents of Abu Dhabi for nearly 18 years, Khaleej Times reported.

Published on 26 July 2020 | 5:43 pm

Mumbai-born woman wins iPhone Photography Awards for 'Flying Boys'

Mumbai-born street photographer Dimpy Bhalotia who is now based in London on Wednesday won the title of Photographer of the Year at the 2020 iPhone Photography Awards (IPPAWARDS) for an stunning black and white image showing Varanasi boys in the Indian summer.

Published on 22 July 2020 | 10:37 pm

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