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  • Dec 14, 2011 15:22 IST

    Indian-origin journalist becomes editor of LA Times

    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.

  • Oct 16, 2011 19:06 IST

    Indian grocer loses Cambridge chancellor poll

    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.

  • Aug 22, 2011 08:18 IST

    Indian-Americans urge PM to table Lokpal Bill in Parliament

    A group of Indian-Americans has urged Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to meet the demands of social activist Anna Hazare by himself tabling the jan Lokpal Bill in the parliament.

  • Sep 09, 2011 21:05 IST

    US court refuses to dismiss charges against Indian-American

    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.

  • Apr 16, 2011 09:52 IST

    6 Indian students arrested in UK for working illegally

    The UK Border Agency has arrested six Indian students after finding them working illegally at a far away place from their educational institution to breah provisions of the students visa. They would now face deportation charges.

  • May 06, 2011 15:45 IST

    Aus Supreme Court asks defence to bring Patel before it

    With defence lawyers failing to show up for the hearing in the Jayant Patel case, the Australian Supreme Court on Friday ordered the Indian-origin surgeon to be brought before it to determine the progress of his fraud charges.

  • May 31, 2011 11:26 IST

    Indian-origin student shot dead in Toronto

    An Indian-origin teenage student has been shot dead in Toronto, police said.

  • Jun 06, 2011 13:49 IST

    Garg's murder was result of immaturity: Defence lawyer

    The lawyer of a 16-year-old boy, who has pleaded guilty to killing Indian student Nitin Garg, told a court here that the murder was a result of immaturity of his client believed to be the youngest person in Victorian state of Australia to commit the crime.

  • Jul 01, 2011 11:14 IST

    Indian teenager missing in Los Angeles

    A 15-year-old Indian boy on a visit to Los Angeles as part of an educational tour has gone missing last week.

  • Jul 27, 2011 20:58 IST

    Indian couple challenges British immigration law

    An Indian woman who lives in Britain and wants her husband to join her there cannot do so because a new immigration law requires him to speak English. The couple have now challenged the law in court.

  • Aug 01, 2011 10:31 IST

    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.

  • Aug 06, 2011 15:46 IST

    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.

  • Aug 15, 2011 12:08 IST

    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.

  • Aug 15, 2011 18:51 IST

    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.

  • Aug 16, 2011 08:45 IST

    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.