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Indian-origin man to pay over $136,000 in India-based tech support scam

The case was first announced in February in conjunction with an enforcement sweep launched by the US Department of Justice aimed at stopping illegal schemes that exploit older Americans

Jun 13, 2018, 12:11 PM IST

Family of Indian-origin victim gets no money after surgery blunder

  A US court has overturned a verdict to award a staggering USD 20 million to the family of an Indian-origin woman who died after doctors at a Detroit-area hospital mistakenly performed brain surgery on her.

Feb 17, 2018, 13:57 PM IST

Indian-origin UK man kills ex-wife, stuffs her body into suitcase; jailed

An Indian-origin UK man on trial for killing his ex-wife and then stuffing her body into a suitcase was today sentenced to a minimum of 18 years in jail for murder.

Feb 03, 2018, 09:57 AM IST

Indian-origin doctor delivers baby 35,000 feet in air

An off-duty Indian-origin doctor had an "oh boy" story when he helped deliver a healthy baby boy while on a trans-Atlantic flight from Paris to New York at 35,000 feet, according to media reports.

Jan 30, 2018, 17:19 PM IST

NRIs are our partners in vision for India's development: PM Modi at PIO Conference

As many as 124 Members of Parliament and 17 mayors from 23 countries are participating in the first PIO Parliamentary Conference in Delhi.

Jan 09, 2018, 11:34 AM IST

Great to be an Indian in the US right now: YouTube star Vidya Vox

Vidya Iyer, better known by her stage name Vidya Vox, was born in the Indian city Madras (now Chennai), grew up in Virginia, and is based in Los Angeles.

Nov 22, 2017, 13:16 PM IST

PM Modi addresses Diaspora, says people of Indian origin in Israel to get OCI card despite their Army training

PM Modi addressed Indian Diaspora in Israel. The event was also attended by Benjamin Netanyahu.

Jul 06, 2017, 00:53 AM IST

Gay Indian-origin leads race to become new Irish PM

Welfare Minister Leo Varadkar is leading the race to succeed Enda Kenny as Ireland's first Indian-origin and also openly gay Prime Minister or the Taoiseach, the media reported.

May 21, 2017, 17:25 PM IST

Indian-origin U-18 star Yan Dhanda signs contract with Liverpool

The 17-year-old Birmingham-born play-maker joined the Reds' academy in July 2013 from West Bromwich Albion and has signed a two-and-a-half-year deal.

Dec 18, 2015, 20:38 PM IST

Indian-origin restaurant owners sentenced for tax evasion

 A new Zealand court on Thursday sentenced Indian-origin restaurant owners to eight months` home detention over four charges of tax evasion.

May 28, 2015, 12:42 PM IST

Indian gas station clerk Sanjay Patel shot dead in the US

An Indian-origin man who worked as a clerk at a gas station has been shot and killed in a probable robbery. The shooting happened on Monday night at a Citgo gas station in New Haven.

Apr 08, 2015, 12:15 PM IST

Indian origin researchers creating camera to gauge health by analyzing face

Assessing a patients' vital signs can now be easier than before, as scientists are developing a camera that can monitor health just by looking at a person's face.

Apr 07, 2015, 11:35 AM IST

A third of America's budding science talent are of Indian origin

Nearly one-third of the 40 high school seniors named finalists in the Intel Science Talent Search 2015, America's oldest and most prestigious pre-college science and math competition, are of Indian origin.

Jan 23, 2015, 10:54 AM IST

India needs to invest in cancer, diabetes research: Indian-origin US scientist

India needs to invest in research in emerging challenges such as diabetes, cancer and neurological disorders, Indian-origin US cancer biologist Inder Verma said here Monday.

Jan 05, 2015, 21:21 PM IST

India origin SA umpire Paleker to officiate in Ranji Trophy matches

South Africa umpire of Indian origin, Allahuddien Paleker, is to officiate in the Group A Ranji Trophy cricket match between Mumbai and Madhya Pradesh to be held at the Wankhede Stadium here from January 5-8.

Jan 03, 2015, 19:45 PM IST

Indian-origin inventor of 'email' slams critics

V.A. Shiva Ayyadurai, an Indian-origin scientist who received official recognition as the inventor email from the US government 32 years ago, has slammed his critics for not giving him full credit.

Sep 01, 2014, 19:30 PM IST

Top Gear producer apologises for racist remark

British television series Top Gear`s producer has apologised for broadcasting a "light-hearted" joke by its host Jeremy Clarkson that sparked a complaint of racism by an India-origin actress, media reported Wednesday.

Apr 23, 2014, 21:51 PM IST

Indian woman charged for murder of ex-lover`s fiancée in Aus

A woman of Indian origin, charged with stabbing to death the fiancée of her former lover, has been denied bail by an Australian court.

Aug 16, 2013, 17:58 PM IST

UK issues forced marriage alert during school holidays

UK government has issued an alert for teachers, doctors and airport staff to be vigilant toward problem of forced marriages of teenagers with origins in the Indian subcontinent during school holidays.

Aug 10, 2013, 19:58 PM IST

Indian origin engineer arrested for stealing trade secrets

An engineer of Indian origin has been arrested by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) for allegedly stealing trade secrets from his former employers.

Jun 06, 2013, 10:13 AM IST