Harvard University biased against Indians, Asians: US to probe complaint

Harvard University biased against Indians, Asians: US to probe complaint

To ensure diversity, elite universities set academic standards for Asian students that are higher than that for even whites to prevent high-scoring Asians dominating the universities if admissions were based solely on merit.

Aug 04, 2017, 11:06 AM IST

Woman forced to carry child on lap sues US airlines

Shirley Yamauchi said she hopes her lawsuit will help protect other passengers from this type of treatment.


Jul 26, 2017, 16:10 PM IST
German-Asian ties no snub to US: Angela Merkel

German-Asian ties no snub to US: Angela Merkel

German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Tuesday downplayed suggestions that her bid to further develop relations with India and China was a signal that Berlin and the EU were moving away from their traditional allies in London and Washington.

May 30, 2017, 21:11 PM IST
Asian doctor dragged off United Airlines flight; videos spark uproar - Watch

Asian doctor dragged off United Airlines flight; videos spark uproar - Watch

The man told United Airlines staff that he was a doctor and had to return home to his patients.

Apr 11, 2017, 09:34 AM IST

19 pilgrims killed in Saudi Arabia bus accident

At least 19 Arab pilgrims were killed and 22 injured on Saturday in a bus accident on a road linking Saudi Arabia`s holy cities Makkah and Madina.

Mar 19, 2016, 16:29 PM IST

Asian boy stabs teacher in UK

A 14-year-old Asian boy in the UK on Thursday stabbed his teacher at a school in northern England, apparently over a row over using mobile phone inside the classroom.

Jun 12, 2015, 00:16 AM IST

Sushma Swaraj arrives for Asian African Conference

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Tuesday arrived here on five-day visit to attend the 60th commemoration of the historical 1955 Asian-African Conference and the 10th anniversary of the New Asian-African Strategic Partnership.

Apr 21, 2015, 22:54 PM IST

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Nov 13, 2014, 13:22 PM IST

Rotherham sex abuse scandal: Gangs of paedophiles exploited 1,400 children

An inquiry revealed on Tuesday some 1,400 minors were sexually abused in the British town of Rotherham over a 16-year period and blamed local authorities for failing to act.

Aug 27, 2014, 11:17 AM IST

Asians most addicted to gadgets on holiday; Thais on top

Asian tourists dominate a new list ranking the countries that are most addicted to their smartphones and tablets on holiday, with Thai, Korean and Japanese respondents expressing the highest amounts of separation anxiety at the prospect of traveling unplugged.

Aug 20, 2014, 18:15 PM IST

Oil prices up in Asian trade

Oil prices rose in Asian trade today as investors await the release of US Federal Reserve minutes from its April meeting, while keeping an eye on the latest stockpiles data.

May 21, 2014, 10:04 AM IST

John Terry`s dad denies racially abusing, headbutting Asian-origin worker

The father of Chelsea captain John Terry has denied the charges of racism against him after he was accused of calling an Asian-origin railway worker a `f****** Paki` before headbutting him in a drunken row over a cigarette outside a London pub last year.

Mar 21, 2014, 13:50 PM IST

Five Indians allegedly buried alive in Saudi Arabia

Three men have confessed in a court in Saudi Arabia that they buried alive five Asian workers, believed to be Indians, on a farm four years ago, a media report said.

Feb 28, 2014, 18:36 PM IST

Asian Li Na keeping the host flag high in the Grand Slam of Asia/Pacific

The season opener at Melbourne Park echoes with two distinct geographical denouements, that of Asia and Pacific. There are French Open and US Open each named after the countries which play hosts and of course, the sanguine Wimbledon of all whites.

Jan 25, 2014, 00:30 AM IST

UK Sikhs, Hindus criticise use of `Asian` in criminality talk

British Sikhs and Hindus have launched an online petition asking politicians and media to stop using vague terms like "Asian" while talking of child sex grooming by gangs as it besmirches their communities.

Dec 31, 2013, 17:30 PM IST

Asian kids top international education test, US students lag

US scores on the PISA haven`t changed much since testing started in 2000, even as students in countries like Ireland and Poland have shown improvement and surpassed US students.

Dec 04, 2013, 11:33 AM IST

Australia gifts Sri Lanka boats to tackle asylum-seekers

Australia on Sunday said it would give Sri Lanka two patrol boats to tackle people-smuggling operations in the Indian Ocean, hoping they can detect vessels before they leave the Asian nation`s waters.

Nov 17, 2013, 20:47 PM IST

Two Oz men jailed for race-hate bashing of Asian

They taunted him and yelled things including “you Gook” and “lie down you dog, you yellow dog” as the man begged for his life.

Dec 12, 2012, 18:55 PM IST

TN govt hikes prize money for those sportspersons

Sportspersons in Tamil Nadu have reason to rejoice as the state government today announced a hike in prize money awarded to medal winners in Olympics, Asian, Commonwealth, South Asian and National Games.

Jan 03, 2012, 13:47 PM IST