HindustanTimes Mon,21 Apr 2014


DU student named one of Australia's young executives of 2011

A 35-year-old Indian, Preeti Bajaj, has been named one of the Australian Financial Review's Young Executives of the year 2011.

Indian students of Northern Virginia meet Embassy officials

Nearly 70 Indian students of the University of Northern Virginia, which was recently raided by US authorities on charges of fraud, have met Indian Embassy officials here and sought help in continuing their studies in the country.

Car test drive offer for Indians in UAE on I-day

Amid a plethora of festivities marking India's Independence Day in the Gulf region, here is one that stands out as unique – the test drive of a new car.

Anti-graft India day parades reach US

Indians in America celebrated Independence Day with India Day parades in seven major cities, with a call against corruption in their homeland, in support of social activist Anna Hazare.

Indian students in US come out in support of Anna Hazare

Indian students studying in various American Universities have come in strong support of social activist Anna Hazare and his protest against corruption.

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.

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