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Help flood devastated Queensland appeals Indian student body

A body representing Indian students in Australia has asked people back home to rally support for the flood hit people of Queensland province, including thousands of people from the Indian community.

Thirty years on, Rafi remains a favourite among Indo-Canadians

Mohammed Rafi, the legendary playback singer who gave Hindi cinema some unforgettable moments, was remembered on his 30th death anniversary by the Indo-Canadian community in Toronto.

US police arrest three for killing Indian student

The US police have arrested three persons on charges of killing an Indian student at Bridgeport in Connecticut early this month even as his university has announced a memorial service in his honour.

73-year-old Indian woman runs Malaysian race

A 73-year-old Malaysian-Indian woman has become the oldest participant in an annual running competition in Malaysia. Sinnaponnu Seenivasan from Kepong was in the limelight after completing the 3.5 km race in the Siemens Run 2010 under its Dream Run category.

73-year-old Indian woman runs Malaysian race

A 73-year-old Malaysian-Indian woman has become the oldest participant in an annual running competition in Malaysia.

Bollywood role models driving steroid use in S Africa: Study

A desire to have six-pack abs like Bollywood actors Shahrukh Khan, Salman Khan and John Abraham is driving Indian teenagers in South Africa to use illegal steroids, a study has claimed.

Bright Indian awarded top UK learning award

An Indian PhD student's daughter who braved odds by doing cleaning jobs in a hospital to finance her studies in the UK has been awarded the prestigious VQ Learner of the Year Award.

Indian-origin chef participates in Feed Sydney campaign

An Indian-origin chef-cum-restaurateur has joined hands with other Aussie chefs for the Feed Sydney restaurant night, where diners can add a little extra to their bill to help provide 250,000 meals for disadvantaged people.

Indian origin worker dies after being dragged into machine

An Indian origin worker was killed in a British factory after he was dragged into a machine that he was operating alone.

Family of Indian student killed in US car crash shocked

A pall of gloom has descended on the residence of Praneetha Devi Kasani, an MS student who was killed in a car accident in West Virginia in the US.

Asian woman MPs create history in UK poll

A new record has been set with the election of several woman candidates with origins in the Indian sub-continent, including the first Muslim woman MP Shabana Mahmood, who won on a Labour ticket.

Apologise to Sikhs for Komagata Maru tragedy: Canadian petition

A petition was introduced in the Canadian parliament Tuesday seeking a formal apology from the government for the Komagata Maru tragedy of 1914 in which 376 Indians were not allowed to enter the country and sent back.

500 Malaysian Indians jailed abroad for crime

About 500 ethnic Indians have been detained abroad for involvement in drugs and credit cards rackets, a Malaysian minister has said.

Indian American Doctor gets Padma Award

Indian American physician, publisher and philanthropist Dr Sudhir M Parikh received the prestigious Padma Shri Award from President Pratibha Patil at a glittering ceremony held at the Ashoka Hall of the Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi.

Obama appoints Indian American to key agricultural post

After waiting for months for the Senate to act, President Barack Obama has announced he would bypass a vacationing senate to make recess appointments of 15 nominees, including an Indian American agricultural scientist as chief agricultural negotiator in trade talks.
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