Saudi employer denies chopping off Indian woman's hand

Riyadh , Oct 10

The Saudi Arabian employer of an Indian domestic help whose hand was "chopped off" has said the woman had to get her hand amputated in hospital after she damaged it badly while jumping from the third floor of their house in Riyadh.

Indian American arrested for paid sex with male student

Washington , Oct 10

An Indian-American former substitute teacher in Indiana state's Franklin township has been arrested on charges of patronising a prostitute after he paid money for sex with a teenaged male student, a media report said.

Mars colonisation still far off: Amitabh Ghosh

Mumbai, Oct.

Mumbai, Oct. Oct 9 (IANS) NASA scientist Amitabh Ghosh said on Friday that though the discovery of liquid water on Mars opens up immense possibilities, colonization of the red planet is still a distant possibility.

13 Indo-Canadian vets win decade-long racism case

Toronto , Oct 10

A tribunal here has ordered Veterinary Medical Association to pay compensation to 13 India-born veterinarians after they won a decade-long human rights case against the association.

Robbers ransack gurdwara in Britain

London , Oct 10

Robbers stole over 2,500 pounds of gold artefacts used in religious ceremonies and caused thousands of pounds worth of damage at a gurdwara in the British town of Crawley, a media report said.