Diaspora News Headlines

India offers red carpet, not red tape, Modi hard sells India

Tokyo , Sep 2

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Tuesday hard sold India to Japanese investors saying that his country offers only a red carpet and not red tape while dubbing his five-day trip to Japan that ends Wednesday as "very successful".

Indian man kills wife, minor child in Saudi Arabia

Riyadh , Sep 2

An Indian national in Saudi Arabia has allegedly burnt to death his wife and five-year-old child after the woman got to know about her husband's extramarital affair, police said.

AMU convocation to honour distinguished Muslims

Aligarh , Sep 1

The Aligarh Muslim University will honour distinguished Muslims at its convocation for which Emir of Sharjah, Sultan Bin Mohamed Al-Qasimi, has been invited to deliver the convocation address.

Indian in UAE unable to pay hospital bills

Abu Dhabi , Sep 1

An uninsured Indian man in the UAE has run up more than $160,000 in medical bills after he suffered a brain haemorrhage and spent about six months in an Abu Dhabi hospital, a media report said.

Indian in UAE unable to pay bills, hospital says go home

Abu Dhabi , Sep 1

An uninsured Indian man has run up more than $160,000 in medical bills after he suffered a brain haemorrhage and spent about six months in an Abu Dhabi hospital, a media report said.

Indian woman charged for having illegitimate child

Dubai , Sep 2

An Indian man filed a case in a court in the UAE against his wife, who gave birth to a child in 2010 despite their not having sex for eight years, a media reported said Tuesday.

Indian-born researcher at Stanford wins major award

Bangalore , Sep 2

Himanshu Asnani, 27, an Indian-born mathematics researcher at Stanford University Electrical Engineering School in the US, is the winner of the Marconi Society Paul Baran young scholar award for 2014.

Indians in Saudi Arabia asked to get machine-readable passports

Riyadh , Sep 1

The Indian embassy in Saudi Arabia has appealed to all Indians living in the kingdom to get machine-readable passports issued as soon as possible, a media report said Monday.

200,000 Indians granted Saudi visas in one month

Riyadh , Sep 1

More than 200,000 Indians, mostly domestic helpers and labourers, were granted visas by Saudi authorities in one month, an official said Monday.

Indian found dead in Qatar

Dubai , Sep 1

An Indian man was found dead at his house in Qatar's Al Wakrah city, a media report said Monday.