HindustanTimes Mon,20 Oct 2014


Dewani family dismisses new evidence

The family of Indian-origin British businessman Shrien Dewani, who allegedly organised his wife Anni's killing during their honeymoon in Cape Town, has dismissed claims that South African police has compiled a "compelling dossier" against him, saying it is "all old stuff."

India lodges strong protest against radio tagging of students

Some of the Indian students duped by a 'sham' university in California have been forced to wear radio-trackers around their ankles, triggering a wave of anger through the Indian community.

Gurshan's parents unhappy over 'light' jail term to his killer

Parents of an Indian toddler, who was accidentally knocked down by a compatriot, have expressed unhappiness over the "mild" jail term given by an Australian court to their son's killer, who will serve a minimum of three years in prison.

Indian students have highest transition rate to work in New Zealand

Students from India have the highest rate of transition to work in New Zealand after completing their studies, followed by their Chinese counterparts, a minister has said.

Indian-American diamond merchants re-enact movie heist, held

Two Indian American diamond merchants have been arrested on charges of staging a robbery straight out of the movie Snatch in which two men disguised as Hasidic Jews made off with $10 million worth of jewels.

Indian-origin woman doctor jailed for healthcare fraud in US

An Indian-origin doctor has been sentenced to eight years in prison for committing healthcare fraud along with her husband by a US court, which also ordered the couple to forfeit over $43 million in cash and property they gained through their 10-year scam.

Indian-origin doctor sentenced to life in prison in US

An Indian-origin doctor was on Tuesday sentenced to a life in prison by a US court that convicted him of orchestrating a 2009 bomb attack that nearly killed the chairman of the Arkansas Medical Board against whom he held a grudge.

Five Indian-American youth recognised in US

Five Indian-American youth have been recognised by an NGO in New York for their contribution in promoting philanthropy and public service.

Temple attacks bother Hindus

Hindu community in New South Wales has expressed deep concern over the growing attacks on the oldest and first temple in Australia by some unknown miscreants, according to a media report on Wednesday.

Indian students of 'sham' US varsity launch petition campaign

Facing the prospect of deportation following the closure of a "sham" university in California, hundreds of its Indian students have launched a campaign to seek  help from the US authorities.

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.
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