Indian designer Wendell Rodricks' creation heads to New York

 Indian fashion designer Wendell Rodricks’ 30 metre net panels, built on a silver lycra swimsuit, has made its way to a New York museum.

Al Pacino's Indian fans gear up for 'Danny Collins'
Al Pacino's Indian fans gear up for 'Danny Collins'

 After its release in the US, veteran Hollywood actor Al Pacino-starrer “Danny Collins”, which features him in the role of a 1970s rocker, is hitting Indian screens on May 8.

Indian, Pakistani fashion markets draw upon many similarities
Indian, Pakistani fashion markets draw upon many similarities

 Many associate bold cuts, colours and patterns with Indian fashion whereas Pakistani designs are said to ooze with smart detailing and craftsmanship. However, both the markets are unique and different in their own way, says Saad Ali, CEO of Pakistan Fashion Design Council, the only fashion council in the country that was conceived with the aim to felicitate Pakistani designers.

Two Indians named 2015 Yale World Fellows in US

 Two Indians are among 16 people named by Yale University as its 2015 World Fellows, the signature global leadership development initiative at the prestigious US institution.

Indian-origin man rescued from a commercial ship in Oman

A seriously injured Indian national on board a commercial ship has been rescued by a Omani air force helicopter and flown to a hospital in Muscat.

Six-day-old baby girl, youngest Indian evacuated from Yemen

With India wrapping up its air evacuation operations from Yemen, a six-day-old baby girl in an incubator was the cynosure of all eyes as she was brought here on Friday, accompanied by a doctor, from the strife-torn country by an Air India flight.

China's Opium Wars had myriad Indian links: Novelist Amitav Ghosh

 There is a general lack of awareness in India about China's Opium Wars and the India connection, according to eminent author Amitav Ghosh.

'While We're Young' to hit Indian screens on May 1
'While We're Young' to hit Indian screens on May 1

 Ben Stiller and Naomi Watts starrer indie film "While We're Young" will release on Indian screens on May 1.

US charges ex-cop in confrontation with Indian man

A former police officer in Alabama has been charged with violating the civil rights of an Indian man who was injured during a violent confrontation, authorities said today.

MEA explores ways to bring back Indians from Yemen

 Concerned over the situation in Yemen, External Affairs Ministry on Thursday held hectic intra- ministry parleys to explore ways to get its nationals out of the strife-torn country.

Indian restaurant owner charged with manslaughter in UK

In the first such case, the owner of a string of award-winning Indian restaurants in the UK has been charged with the manslaughter of a 38-year-old customer who died following a severe allergic reaction after eating a curry that contained peanuts.

Indian, Sri Lankan fishermen to meet to sort out issues

Fishermen's associations of India and Sri Lanka will meet in Chennai next week to resolve the vexed issue of violation the maritime boundary and invading each other's waters.

Number of Indian students visiting US is on rise: US envoy

 The number of Indian students visiting the USA has been rising every year as indicated by rising visa applications processed by the American embassy in India, a senior US envoy said here on Thursday.

Indian NYU professor heads programme to educate US prisoners

 An Indian-American professor is at the helm of a unique initiative launched by the prestigious New York University (NYU) to bring college education to criminals imprisoned at a correctional facility here.

Indian-American to head US' council on education

An Indian-American has been named to head US' most influential higher education association from Monday.

Indo-Canadian sues Canadian govt over miscarriage of justice

 A 35-year-old Indian-origin man has sued Canadian government over his wrongful conviction in a sexual assault case in 2005 that has left him as a rural farmer with few economic prospects.

Indian acquitted of murder of compatriot but faces new charges

An Indian national accused of brutally murdering a beautician was on Friday given a discharge not amounting to acquittal but faces two fresh charges relating to the death of the Indian woman in December 2013.

Dhoni's magic, parenting woes and Hinduism

With the Indian team riding high after registering their first win in the 2015 World Cup against arch-rivals Pakistan, we have a book on the struggles and triumphs of Indian cricket team captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni; a mother's struggle to bring up her child in an Indian way in China and a critiq

Indian-American dentist charged with causing patient's death

 An Indian-American dentist has been charged with homicide a year after the death of a patient who became unresponsive while having 20 teeth pulled and several implants installed, according to a media report.

Indian sets Guinness Yoga record in Hong Kong

A 29-year-old Indian yoga teacher in Hong Kong Sunday set a Guinness World Record for performing Yoga continuously for 40 hours non-stop, demonstrating more than 1,500 'asanas'.