Indian embassy to appeal to Qatar SC for two on death row

New Delhi , July 28

The Indian embassy in Qatar is making preparations for an appeal to the country's Supreme Court on behalf of two Indians on death row and a third serving a life sentence in Qatar, the government said on Thursday.

Telangana to set up separate body to handle NRI issues

Hyderabad , July 27

The Telangana government will establish Centre for Non Resident Telanganaites' Affairs (CENTA) to handle the issues of NRIs from the state, state NRI Affairs Minister K.T. Rama Rao said on Wednesday.

Novel way to clean drinking water a hope for India

New York , July 27

In hope for countries like India where clean drinking water is a big issue, a team of researchers including an Indian-origin engineer has found a way to use graphene oxide sheets to transform dirty water into drinking water which could be a global game-changer.

Amid revolt by supporters, Sanders tries to rally support for Clinton

Philadelphia (Us) , July 26

Amid a sustained revolt by his supporters, Bernie Sanders, the unsuccessful insurgent candidate for the Democratic Party presidential nomination, struggled on Monday night to rally the fractured party to support Hillary Clinton against Donald Trump, the Republican Party nominee.

Democratic Convention turns spotlight on Indian Americans

Philadelphia (Us) , July 28

Three leaders from the Indian American community took the stage before the 4,765 national delegates and the national media as the Democratic Party Convention turned the spotlight on the community, recognising its rising role.

Hillary Clinton nominated for President; husband hails 'change-maker'

Philadelphia (Us) , July 27

Hillary Clinton wrestled her way into history on Tuesday becoming the first woman to be nominated by a major political party for the President of the United States and was hailed by her husband, former President Bill Clinton, as "the best darn change-maker I ever met".

Diabetes drug may help prevent premature birth

New York , July 26

A drug used by millions of people as the frontline treatment for Type-2 diabetes, may also play an unexpected role in blocking a significant cause of preterm birth, say researchers including one of Indian-origin.

Democratic Convention opens with leadership in disarray, Russian intrigue

Philadelphia (Us) , July 25

The Democratic Party Convention to nominate Hillary Clinton for the presidency of the United States opens here on Monday with the party's leadership thrown into unprecedented disarray as Chairman Debbie Wasserman Schultz resigned following leaks of party emails allegedly by Russia.