Diaspora News Headlines

Two Indians jailed for molestation in Singapore

Singapore , July 6

Two Indians in Singapore were on Monday sentenced to prison in two separate cases of molestation.

Indian-American physcians launch research foundation

New York , July 6

The American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin (AAPI), the largest ethnic association of medical professionals in the US, has launched a Scientific, Academic Research Foundation (SARF) for supporting key academic research initiatives.

Personal artefacts of Sikh saint-soldier on display in Singapore

Singapore , July 4

A two-day exhibition was put up at a gurdwara in Singapore on Saturday to display the artefacts belonging to a Sikh saint-soldier.

Rajat Gupta's appeal in insider trading case rejected

New York , July 3

Goldman Sachs' former India-born director Rajat Gupta failed to get his insider-trading conviction tossed on the ground that he did not benefit from the alleged tips after a judge ruled it was "too little, too late".

Indian arrested in biggest Malaysian drug bust

Kuala Lumpur , July 3

A 36-year-old Indian man was arrested in a drug bust in Malaysia's capital Kuala Lumpur, media reported on Friday.

How Beatles, Ravi Shankar turned Brazilian into sitarist

New Delhi , July 6 It was her parents' love for sitar exponent Pandit Ravi Shankar that introduced Paola Carraro to Indian art and music far away in Brazil.

Indian scientist Kamal Bawa elected fellow of Royal Society

Washington , July 4 Noted Indian conservation biologist Kamal Bawa will be formally admitted to the prestigious Royal Society as a fellow on July 10 for his "pioneering contributions to understanding the population biology of tropical forest trees".

Indian restaurant in Slovenia gets certificate of excellence

Ljubljana , July 4

The only Indian-owned and operated restaurant in Slovenia -- the Taj Mahal in Ljubljana -- has received a Certificate of Excellence from Trip Advisor, with a rating of 4.5/5.00.

Chandy seeks Sushma's intervention for Indian nurses in Britain

New Delhi/Thiruvananthapuram , July 3

Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy on Friday requested External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj to take up with the British government the proposed amendments in their immigration rules which will affect nurses from the state.

India-born girl tops secondary entrance exam in Trinidad

Port Of Spain , July 3 An India-born girl, Anusha Saha, has topped Trinidad and Tobago's Secondary Entrance Examination.