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  • SP Candidate's Son Shot In UP
    Indian Student Shot Dead At Grocery Store In US

    An Indian student was shot dead allegedly by two armed robbers, including one of Indian-origin, at a grocery store in the US state of California, a media report said. The incident happened on Monday night when Dharampreet Singh Jassar, 20, was on duty at the Tackle Box store next to a gas station..

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  • Indian Students In US Doubled In Last Decade

    The number of Indian students studying in the US has doubled in the last 10 years, with the growth rate running in double digits for the fourth year running, the US embassy said on Monday. According to a report published by the US Department of State Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, th..

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  • Kuwait Commutes 15 Indians’ Death Sentence To Life

    The death sentence handed to 15 Indians in Kuwait has been commuted to life imprisonment, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said on Saturday as she thanked the country's ruler for the gesture. "The Emir of Kuwait has been pleased to commute the sentence of 15 Indian nationals from death to ..

  • After 14 Month Slavish Ordeal In Saudi Indian Woman Reaches Back Home

    After a 14-month ordeal in Saudi Arabia, where she was forced to work as a "slave" in a household, 42-year-old Jacintha Mendonca has returned home. Jacintha, a victim of human trafficking, was duped by a Mumbai-based recruiting agency which had promised to get her a well-paying job in Qatar. S..

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  • US President Trump Appoints Indian-American To Key Press Role In White House Shake-up

    US President Donald Trump has appointed Raj Shah as his principal Deputy Press Secretary in an on-going shake-up of the chaotic White House communications operations. Trump announced on Tuesday evening he was moving Shah, who was the Deputy Communications Director, to the new position. He will al..

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  • Indo-American Teenager Wins Top Science Award Worth USD 2,50,000
    NRI_Teen_ Science Award

    An Indian-American teen has won the top award, worth USD 250,000, in the oldest and most prestigious science and math competition in the US, for her research on preventing death of neurons due to brain injuries or neurodegenerative diseases. Indrani Das, a 17-year-old resident of New Jersey, and ..

  • This Spanish Model Is Too Hot To Handle In Bikini

    Frankie Gaff She has been topping up her tan during Made In Chelsea filming in Ibiza. So Frankie Gaff was understandably ke..

  • California: Indian Origin Student Shot By An Unidentified Person

    A 26-year-old student hailing from Telangana's Sangareddy dist is in a critical condition after being shot at by an unidentified person at a store in California, USA on 4 June. Mubeen Ahmed was pursuing an MS degree from a California University and worked part-time at a gas station, where he was..

  • After Kalpana Chawla Here Is The Second Indian Astronaut Chosen BY NASA

    Raja Chari, an India based American chosen by the NASA is one among the 12 new astronauts. He is the first Indian-American after Kalpana Chawla to be chosen by NASA for one of its missions. The official handle of NASA Astronauts tweeted: ..

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  • Australia: Indian Cab Driver Faces Racism; Abused, Thrashed

    An Indian cab driver suffered injuries and fell prey to a racist attack in Sandy Bay, Tasmania, on Friday. Speaking to ANI here, the driver, who said he was not allowed to disclose his name due to legal proceedings, narrated his horrific ordeal. He picked up a couple on Friday night around 10...