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Indian American officials asked about 'your country','your government'

Washington , July 26 In an extremely awkward incident, a newly elected member of the US House of Representatives mistook two senior Indian American officials of the Barack Obama administration to be from India and asked them questions about "your country" and "your government".

Indian-origin woman admits to killing son in Scotland

London , July 25 An Indian-origin woman Friday admitted to punching her three-year-old son to death at their home in Edinburgh, Scotland, in January.

Bollywood inspired Indian stalker in Australia

Sydney , July 24 An Indian man, facing trial for stalking women in Australia, has told the court his acts were inspired by Bollywood movies.

British-Indian author longlisted for Man Booker Prize

London , July 23 A novel written by a British Indian author has made it to the first long list of the coveted Man Booker Prize for fiction for this year.

Online visa for Indians travelling to Bahrain

New Delhi , July 23 Indians travelling to Bahrain will be able to apply for electronic visas from October this year under new visa rules announced in the Gulf country.

Indian-origin doctor indicted for running illegal prescription racket

Washington , July 25 A court in the US has indicted an Indian-origin doctor of illegally running a prescription racket that led to the death of one patient and harming the health of many others, media reported.

'Never thought I'd walk out free from Abu Dhabi jail'

Kochi , July 25 Shiju Thomas, who was held in a Abu Dhabi prison after drugs were found in his baggage, said he never thought he "would walk out free" after being released Thursday.

Flynas to operate Jeddah-Hyderabad flights from August

Hyderabad , July 24 Flynas, a low-cost airline from Saudi Arabia, has announced it will operate its first services to India beginning next month with two weekly flights each from Jeddah to Hyderabad and Jeddah to Kozhikode.

Indian student wins damages for illegal detention at Heathrow

London , July 23 An Indian student has won 3,500 pounds ($5,967) in damages for her illegal detention at Heathrow Airport in London, media reported.

Musicologist Mohan Nadkarni dies in New Zealand (Lead)

Mumbai , July 23 Mohan Nadkarni, a renowned Indian musicologist, died in Auckland, New Zealand, Tuesday following a brief illness, his son Dev said. He was 91.