HindustanTimes Fri,19 Dec 2014


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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Indian-origin student shot dead in Toronto

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

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.

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.

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.

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.
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