RSSDiaspora News Headlines

Indian wins $272,000 payout in Dubai

Dubai , March 31 A court in Dubai has awarded one million dirhams (or $272,257) to an Indian expatriate as compensation after a car accident left him paralysed, a daily reported Monday.

Indian trucker arrested for negligent driving

Singapore , March 31 An Indian national has been arrested here for allegedly causing the death of a compatriot in a road accident last week.

Indian-origin women, girl hit by car, hurt

Sydney , March 29 Four people of Indian-origin sustained injuries after being hit by a rashly-driven car in Australia Saturday.

Judge ousts Indian-American from Congressional race; clears another

Washington , March 29 A California judge has disqualified an Indian-American Republican candidate from a Congressional race to challenge Democratic Congressman Mike Honda, but cleared another Indian-American of any wrong doing.

Three Indians, four NRIs win US women's empowerment award

Washington , March 28 Three Indians and four persons of Indian origin have received the 2013 World of Difference Awards' from US-based The International Alliance for Women (TIAW) for their work for women's empowerment.

Indian-American cardiologist wins prestigious US award

Washington , March 31 An Indian-American cardiologist has won the American College of Cardiology's prestigious Simon Dack Award for Outstanding Scholarship in recognition of his contributions to its peer-reviewed medical journals.

Indian food, especially desserts, make Viennese drool

Vienna , March 31 In a land of traditional cafes churning out an array of cakes, pastries and muffins, Indian desserts like gulab jamun, kulfi and mango lassi have managed to win many a heart in this Austrian capital and the clientele is rapidly rising, Indian restaurateurs say.

India-heavy team is America's college cricket champion

Washington , March 29 The University of South Florida (USF) cricket team, made up of all but one players from India, has won this year's American College Cricket (ACC) championship as the sub-continent's favourite game finally "arrived" in America.

SC notice on facilitating voting by NRIs

New Delhi , March 28 The Supreme Court Friday issued notice to the central government asking why NRIs who are registered voters should not get the opportunity to exercise their voting rights in the ongoing general election from wherever they are located.

Indian-origin actress suing BBC for racism

London , March 28 An Indian-origin actress is suing BBC for up to one million pounds ($1.6 million) for a racist remark made by the host of a popular motor show, media reported Friday.