Diaspora News Headlines

Increasing number of Indians studying in China

Beijing , May 25

An increasing number of Indian students are coming to study in China, mostly in the medical field, while the number of Chinese students studying in India is holding steady, media reported on Monday.

Richa Chadha's 'unbelievable' moment at Cannes

Cannes , May 24

Richa Chadha-starrer "Masaan" has bagged two awards at the ongoing Cannes International Film Festival, but the actress was left speechless as she got an opportunity to meet her idol - French actress Marion Cotillard at the gala.

'Masaan' honoured at Cannes, B-Town delighted

Cannes , May 24

Emerging Indian director Neeraj Ghaywan's indie project "Masaan", which centres on a group of people in Varanasi, has won the Promising Future Prize at the ongoing 68th Cannes International Film Festival. The film was also honoured with the International Federation of Film Critics (Fipresci) award at the festival.

New York woman jailed for 24 years for bias killing of Hindu

New York , May 22

A New York woman who said she hates Hindus and killed a Hindu man by pushing him under a metro train has been sentenced to 24 years in prison, a local has prosecutor announced.

Sikh man made mayor of British district

London , May 22

Indian-origin councillor Parvinder Singh Batth was chosen as the mayor of Britain's Wokingham Borough Council, the first Sikh to hold the position, media reported on Friday.

Indebted Indian migrant commits suicide in Bahrain

Dubai , May 25

A debt-ridden Indian mechanic killed himself in Bahrain, media reported on Monday.

I'm ecstatic: Ghaywan on bagging awards at Cannes

Cannes , May 24

Neeraj Ghaywan's indie project "Masaan" has bagged two awards at the prestigious 68th Cannes International Film Festival and the emerging Indian director is "ecstatic".

Indian-American kid graduates with three degrees

Washington , May 23

An 11-year-old Indian-American kid, has graduated from a Californian college with three associate degrees in math, science and foreign language studies. At an age, when most kids of his age are busy scrolling through iPads or smartphones, this Indian American is different.

Indian national charged with fraud in New York

New York , May 22

An Indian national along with two other people was charged with conspiracy to trick distressed homeowners into selling their residences and reaping millions of dollars through the fraud.

Indian-origin scientist turns blood into nerve cells

Toronto , May 22

Stem cell scientists led by Mick Bhatia from the McMaster University have successfully converted adult human blood cells into neural cells.