Indian's research to help develop voice test for Alzheimer's

A study by an Indian-origin researcher may soon help doctors diagnose patients with Alzheimer's disease over the phone -- just by listening to their voices.

Indian-origin food scientist gets international award

 A noted Indian-origin food scientist based in New Zealand has been honoured for his contribution in improving the quality, safety and processing efficiency of dairy food, a media report said on Friday.

Indian-origin man writes British PM's speech

 A writer of Indian-origin wrote the speech on tackling Islamic extremism and "the failures of integration" that British Prime Minister David Cameron delivered recently.

Indian-origin restaurant owner found guilty of sexual assaults

An Indian-origin restaurant owner with "wandering hands" has been found guilty of seven charges of sexually assaulting young women in the UK.

Four Indian-origin kids among Aus spelling bee contest finalists

Four Indian-origin children are among the top 50 finalists of the Great Australian Spelling Bee contest.

Indian-origin cricketer Abdul Samed Bulbulia mourned in South Africa
Indian-origin cricketer Abdul Samed Bulbulia mourned in South Africa

The South African cricket fraternity is mourning the death of one of its oldest Indian-origin veterans, Abdul Samed Bulbulia, who passed away today at the age of 82.

UK honours Indian-origin victims of July 7 terror attack

Two Indian-origin women were among the 52 victims of the July 7 bombings honoured at a memorial ceremony to mark the 10th anniversary of the London bombings here today.

Indian-origin man jailed in Singapore for molesting homemaker

An Indian-origin former associate social worker in Singapore was today jailed for four months on charges of molesting a homemaker consecutively on two days.

NASA's Hubble finds 'sunscreen' layer on distant exoplanet

Researchers, including one of Indian-origin, have used NASA's Hubble Space Telescope to detect an atmospheric layer on a blazing-hot exoplanet that absorbs ultraviolet and visible light, acting as a kind of "sunscreen".

Indian-origin Murthy presented with Pride of Community Award

Indian-origin US Surgeon General Vivek Murthy has been presented with the Pride of the Community Award by a prominent Hindu advocacy group.

Indian-origin ex-German MP's suspended from party

Indian-origin former German lawmaker Sebastian Edathy's membership in his Social Democratic Party (SPD) has been suspended for three years for possessing child pornography material.

Indian-origin woman eyewitness to New Zealand jewellery heist bid

 An Indian-origin woman was an eyewitness to a robbery at a jewellery store in New Zealand`s Auckland city on Tuesday.

Indian-origin man fined and banned from driving in Singapore

A 44-year-old Indian-origin man in Singapore was today fined USD 1,497 and banned from driving for nine months by a local court here after he had driven his car into a police post following an altercation with a friend over financial matters.

Indian woman shot dead by an unidentified gunman in South Carolina

An Indian-origin Gujarati woman working at a gas station in the US state of South Carolina was shot in the face in an attempted armed robbery and succumbed to her injuries on Saturday.

Became a defender on coach's advise: Sim Bhullar
Became a defender on coach's advise: Sim Bhullar

Sim Bhullar, the seven-footer who became the first Indian-origin hoopster to play in the glamorous National Basketball League this season for Sacramento Kings, became a centre on the advise of his coach, he told reporters on his first-ever visit to this city.

Indian-origin Prakash Vijaynath nominated for BWF Athletes' Commission
Indian-origin Prakash Vijaynath nominated for BWF Athletes' Commission

Indian-origin Prakash Vijayanath has been nominated for the Badminton World Federation (BWF) Athletes' Commission.

Indian-origin author attacked for praising Salman Rushdie

An Indian-origin author in South Africa has paid the price for praising controversial writer Salman Rushdie.

Indian-origin Irish minister comes out as gay

An Indian-origin senior Cabinet minister in Ireland on Sunday announced he's gay, becoming the first openly homosexual government figure in the history of the traditionally conservative Catholic country.

Dewani honeymoon murder case decision delayed

British businessman Shrien Dewani will have to wait two weeks to see whether a South African judge throws out charges that he organised the murder of his bride on their honeymoon.

Indian-origin radiographer elected ISRRT President

A South African Indian-origin radiographer has been elected as the president of the International Society of Radiographers and Radiological Technologists (ISRRT).