Diaspora News Headlines

Plea for non violence towards all living beings at UN

United Nations , Sep 20

The UN International Day of Peace celebrations heard an appeal from the International Mahavira Jain Mission for nonviolence towards all living beings as a way of promoting world peace.

BJP leaders urge Sri Lanka to resume dialogue with TNA

Colombo , Sep 19

Two leaders of India's ruling BJP Friday met Sri Lankan Foreign Minister G.L. Peiris and urged that political dialogue be resumed between the island nation's government and Tamil National Alliance leaders on various issues confronting the Tamil diaspora there.

Three members of Indian family die in Oman

Dubai , Sep 19

An Indian man and his daughter were killed in a road accident in Oman Friday, while the man's wife was found dead hours later in an apartment, a media report said.

Man puts 'porn' photos on window to irk neighbours

New York , Sep 18

A man in the US's Queens Village here has got into a nasty practice which may literally leave any neighbour disgusted. He has pasted pornographic photos in his house's front windows so that the family next door can't avoid seeing them.

Indian diplomat's daughter wins $225,000 settlement from New York City

New York , Sep 18

An Indian diplomat's daughter who was suspended, arrested and forced to spend a day in jail during her senior year in February 2011 on cyber-bullying charges, has won a $225,000 settlement from New York City.

Pakistanis prominent winners at UK's Asian achievers awards

London , Sep 19

Persons of Pakistani-origin emerged as prominent winners at the 2014 Asian Achievers Awards in Britain Friday while Sir Tejinder Singh Virjee, a professor of physics at Imperial College, London, headed the list of Indian-origin recipients.

Indian investment in US growing at faster rate: US official

Hyderabad , Sep 19

With more Indian companies showing interest in opening or expanding their business in the US, the Indian investment there is picking up further momentum, said a top American official.

Stalked by ex-boyfriend Indian-origin woman falls to death

London , Sep 18

A Indian-origin woman in Britain died after falling from a motorway bridge following weeks of harassment by her stalker ex-boyfriend and seeing him on a night out, an inquest was told Thursday.

Border concerns dominate talks as India, China give fillip to trade, investment

New Delhi , Sep 18

India's concerns over border incursions by Chinese troops remained at the forefront of talks between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and visiting Chinese President Xi Jinping Thursday even as the two nations charted a new chapter in economic ties with Beijing announcing $20 billion investment over the next five years.

Indian charged with leaking exam papers in UAE

Dubai , Sep 18

An Indian technician has been charged with leaking examination papers to a university student in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), a media report said Thursday.