Diaspora News Headlines

Is Ajit Jain in two-man race to succeed Buffett?

Washington , March 2 As Warren Buffett revealed that someone from the Berkshire Hathaway itself would succeed him as the company's CEO, media speculated on two likely successors - India-born Ajit Jain and Greg Abel.

Lok Sabha passes bill to amend Citizenship Act

New Delhi/Jammu , March 2

The Lok Sabha Monday passed a bill that allows the central government to notify that Persons of Indian Origin (PIO) card-holders shall be considered Overseas Citizen of India card-holders.

Indian woman's Italian 'not good enough' for citizenship

Rome , March 2

An Indian national has been barred from completing the process towards gaining Italian citizenship by a mayor who argued that her language skills are not up to scratch, despite her living in the country for 15 years, a media report said Monday.

Another temple attack in US spreads concern among Hindus

New York , Feb 28

A Sanatan Dharam temple was vandalised in Washington state with windows broken and the word "Fear" painted on it, less than a fortnight after another temple was attacked.

Indian-origin lawyer appointed judicial commissioner in Singapore

Singapore , Feb 28

An Indian-origin senior counsel has been appointed as a judicial commissioner of the Singapore High Court, a media report said.

UKIP names Sikh shopkeeper as candidate for British polls

London , March 2

A Sikh man has been unveiled as the UK Independence Party's (UKIP) candidate for Hull North in the British county of Yorkshire in the upcoming general election, media reported Monday.

Sikh boy in US shares footage of racist classmates

New York , March 2

A shocking video of a bunch of school kids abusing a Sikh boy in the US state of Georgia was uploaded on video-sharing website YouTube and is going viral.

Indian jailed in Singapore for bashing man to death

Singapore , March 2

A Singapore court on Monday jailed an Indian for 16 years for bashing another Indian man to death.

Indian-origin man sues Canadian government over wrongful conviction

Ottawa , Feb 28

An Indo-Canadian man has sued the Canadian federal government over his wrongful conviction in a sexual assault case, a media report said.

How to buy happiness with money!

New York , Feb 28

To make the most of your money, better go for a vacation rather than spending it on a designer dress, suggests a new study led by an Indian-origin researcher.