Five Indian Americans will be honoured by the Connecticut chapter of the Global Organization of People of Indian Origin (GOPIO) for their achievements and contributions at an awards banquet April 28.
The first step to seek online information from the government under the Right To Information Act has been taken.
An Indian cab driver in New York has been arrested on charges that he raped and robbed a 26-year-old passenger in his taxi last year.
Two Indian-origin men, including a journalist, are among South Africa's 10 heroes who contributed to the public life in 2011.
Slain Indian student Anuj Bidve's body was on Wednesday released by the coroner to a funeral company in London, from where it is expected to be flown to India for final rites, more than a week after he was murdered in an unprovoked attack in an apparent hate crime in the UK.
Venkatraman Ramakrishnan, the Indian-origin scientist whose pioneering work in Molecular Biology won him the 2009 Nobel Prize in Chemistry, has been knighted in the New Years Honours List 2012.
A third person has been arrested in connection with the "unprovoked killing" of 23-year-old Indian student Anuj Bidve in Salford, police said.
Indian-origin journalist Davan Maharaj has been named the new editor and executive vice president of the Los Angeles Times in succession to Russ Stanton, who led the paper to three Pulitzer Prizes, the paper announced.
The governor of the US state of Kentucky found himself at the receiving end of criticism from his Republican challenger, who termed his participation in a Hindu ceremony as 'idolatrous', sparking anger in the Hindu American community.
The ancient Hindu festival Chhat, dedicated to worshipping the Sun God, which attracts millions of people in India, has reached the American shores too with more than 200 people celebrating it on the banks of River Potomac.
An Indian man who came to Australia to study for a masters in engineering ended up in immigration detention and was wrongly kept there for almost 18 months, his lawyer said on Monday.
An Indian-origin local grocer Abdul Arain, who had stood for elections to become the 108th chancellor of the University of Cambridge, on Sunday lost to the official candidate Lord Sainsbury, who won beating two others.
In support of the three-day fast undertaken by Gujarat chief minister Narendra Modi for peace and communal harmony, members of Overseas Friends of BJP (OFBJP) held fast in more than a dozen cities across the United States.
A US court on Friday refused to dismiss criminal charges against Indian-American Dharun Ravi, a former Rutgers University student, accused of secretly filming and posting online a sexual encounter between his male roommate and another man.
Thousands squatting on Delhi's Ramlila Ground, calling for a tough law to check corruption, are being joined by Indians in major American and European cities. Zia Haq reports.