Diaspora News Headlines

Indian-American appointed to key counter spying job

Washington , Oct 23

Indian-American Anita M. Singh has been appointed to a key post in the Justice Department's National Security Division (NSD) as part of a restructuring to counter state-sponsored economic espionage and proliferation, including through cyberspace.

Indian-origin student named America's Top Young Scientist

Washington , Oct 22

Sahil Doshi, a 14-year-old Indian-American student has won the 2014 Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge for his innovative, eco-friendly battery design that could help lower harmful greenhouse gases.

Sydney Opera House lights up for Diwali

Sydney , Oct 22

The Sydney Opera House was lit up in a vibrant orange colour to celebrate Diwali, the Indian festival of lights.

Hindu Sindhis from Pakistan to get elusive Indian citizenship

Lucknow , Oct 22 They are Hindu Sindhis who migrated from Pakistan long after partition. Some of them have been around for more than half a century but Indian citizenship has been a distant dream. Now, it is within grasp as the union home ministry has begun tabulating data on them as a precursor to granting them citizenship.

When Ethiopians joined hands with Indians to celebrate Diwali

Addis Ababa , Oct 22 This year in Ethiopia, the celebration of Diwali, the Indian festival of lights, started early in a unique way with many new participants, both Indian and Ethiopian.

Two Indian-American cardiologists to pay $380,000 for fraud

Washington , Oct 22

Two Indian-American cardiologists have agreed to pay $380,000 to resolve allegations of a sham deal with a hospital in exchange for the referral of healthcare services, according to a media report.

Indian dies after falling from Dubai high-rise

Dubai , Oct 22

An Indian in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has died, the latest in a series of deaths, after falling from the balcony of his 16th floor apartment.

Indians in Gambia contribute to Ebola fight

Dakar (Senegal) , Oct 22 The Indian community in neighbouring Gambia, one of the three countries in West

Malaysian Indians celebrate Diwali

Kuala Lumpur , Oct 22

Malaysian Indians and people of the Hindu faith Wednesday celebrated Diwali with a great fervour here, media reported.

Gurdwara closed in Belgium town for harbouring illegal immigrants

Brussels , Oct 22

The mayor of the town of Vilvoorde in Belgium has ordered the closure of the local gurdwara for a month on the charge that it was harbouring illegal immigrants.