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Indian-origin student, 21, shot dead during robbery attempt in US: Report

"The victim's parents migrated to the US around 30 years ago from Kerala's Kollam district," Khaleej Times reported while quoting Indian media.

He was shot by unidentified assailants while he was returning from work on Sunday (local time), Khaleej Times reported further.(Representative image)
Updated on May 30, 2023 04:25 AM IST

NRIs’ DONATIONS: Shri Ram Janmabhoomi Teerth Kshetra Trust to apply for FCRA registration

The Shri Ram Janmabhoomi Teerth Kshetra Trust is applying for registration under FCRA to open a bank account for receiving donations from Indians abroad for construction of the Ram temple. The Trust is scheduled to meet in Ayodhya by the month-end in this regard.

Constituted in February 2020, the Trust has completed three years and submitted its three -year audit report to the income tax department in New Delhi for registration under FCRA. (FOR REPRESENTATION)
Updated on May 08, 2023 08:59 PM IST
By, Lucknow

'May PM live...': Indians evacuated from Sudan hail govt after landing in Mumbai

Sudan crisis: Those who were evacuated thanked PM Modi and the India's efforts and arrangements to bring back the stranded nationals to their homeland.

Sudan crisis: Another Operation Kaveri flight with 246 Indians on board evacuated from conflict-ridden Sudan landed, in Mumbai on Thursday.(Twitter/ S Jaishankar)
Published on Apr 27, 2023 06:28 PM IST

Meet Aruna Miller, 1st ever Indian-American to hold office in Maryland

Indian-Americans are likely to have a 100 per cent strike rate for the House of Representatives, political experts told news agencies. The four incumbents - Ami Bera, Raja Krishnamoorthi, Ro Khanna and Pramila Jayapal - are likely to be re-elected.

Aruna Miller ran for Congress in 2018 in Maryland’s 6th Congressional District, finishing second in a crowded field of eight candidates.(wesmoore.com)
Published on Nov 09, 2022 08:11 AM IST
By | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh

Three students from India killed in road accident in US

Law enforcement authorities identified the occupants of the car as international college students, six studying at the University of New Haven and one at Sacred Heart University.

Massachusetts state and local police are investigating the two-vehicle motor vehicle collision that killed the three students and hospitalised five other people.
Updated on Oct 28, 2022 05:07 AM IST

Indians can take precaution dose 3 months after second jab if travelling abroad

To facilitate international travel for genuine reasons, the necessary provision of early administration of precaution dose for travellers has been done on the Co-WIN portal under the National Covid-19 Vaccination Programme

Indians can take precaution dose 3 months after second jab if travelling abroad (Photo by Money SHARMA/AFP)
Updated on May 13, 2022 08:01 PM IST
PTI | ByZarafshan Shiraz, New Delhi

Indian national jailed in Singapore for voyeurism: report

Another four charges were taken into consideration for sentencing Poomalai Prasanath, who was deployed by his company to clean and polish aluminium panels at Fairmont Singapore hotel, but took videos of a 16-year-old American student who was using the women's toilet there.

Published on Apr 23, 2022 08:48 AM IST

In Lok Sabha, Scindia hits out at Operation Ganga critics: India stayed till end

The evacuation mission was started on February 22 with the aim to evacuate stranded Indians from the east European nation after Russia's invasion on February 24.

Union Minister for Civil Aviation, Jyotiraditya M. Scindia speaks in the Lok Sabha during the second part of the Budget Session of Parliament.(ANI)
Published on Apr 05, 2022 10:33 PM IST
ByIshika Yadav | Edited by Aniruddha Dhar

Indian American Raj Subramaniam to be new CEO of FedEx

Subramanian would replace Frederick W Smith, chairman and CEO, who will step down from this position on June 1. He will now be its executive chairman.

Subramaniam was elected to the FedEx Board of Directors in 2020 and will maintain his seat on the Board, the company said.(Livemint)
Published on Mar 29, 2022 07:49 AM IST

Biden announces Indian American Puneet Talwar for Ambassador of Morocco

Puneet Talwar has held senior national security and foreign policy positions in the State Department, White House, and the United States Senate. He is currently a Senior Advisor at the State Department.

Puneet Talwar, Nominee for Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the Kingdom of Morocco (ANI via Photo/PuneetTalwarDC)
Published on Mar 19, 2022 06:03 AM IST

'Next humanitarian corridor uncertain', says govt, urges Indians to leave

The advisory warned Indians stranded in conflict zones to leave because 'establishment of the next humanitarian corridor is uncertain'. The advisory said people should use "trains/vehicles or any other available means of transport giving due consideration to safety".

The advisory said people should use
Updated on Mar 08, 2022 08:46 PM IST
By | Written by Ishika Yadav | Edited by Chandrashekar Srinivasan

‘Indian flag got us home safely’, say students evacuated from Ukraine

“We displayed the flag on the bus, sang the national anthem, and left for India,” the students narrated.

A batch of stranded Indian students in Ukraine arrive at Indira Gandhi International Airport in New Delhi on Tuesday. (File photo)
Published on Mar 02, 2022 09:00 AM IST

Ukraine conflict: Shringla says India in touch with embassies for evacuation

"I've shared the locations where Indian citizens are concentrated. Both ambassadors took note of our concerns and assured us of the safety of Indian citizens,” Shringla said.

Foreign secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla (file photo)
Published on Feb 27, 2022 08:27 PM IST
By | Written by Ishika Yadav | Edited by Sohini Goswami

Rahul Gandhi on video of 'Indian students in bunkers' in Ukraine: 'I appeal...'

“We are stranded in the bunker. There's no food, water, or even proper ventilation,” said Meghna, a student from Bangalore who is stuck in Ukraine.

There are Indians from all parts of the country who were stranded in the bunker, student Meghna added. (Twitter- @RahulGandhi)
Updated on Feb 26, 2022 12:29 PM IST
By | Reported by Ishika Yadav | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh

‘Don't move to border posts without coordination': India to citizens in Ukraine

Ukaine crisis: About 16,000 nationals are stuck in Ukraine that was attacked by Russia on Thursday. The offensive has entered Day 3 with the Kremlin closing in on Kyiv.

Thousands of Indians are waiting to fly back home from Ukraine amid a conflict with Russia. (Reuters File Photo)
Published on Feb 26, 2022 08:51 AM IST

Highest number of overseas students in crisis-hit Ukraine from India | 10 points

The top 10 countries of origin of international students in Ukraine are India, Morocco, Turkmenistan, Azerbaijan, Nigeria, China, Turkey, Egypt, Israel and Uzbekistan with India contributing 24%.

Ukraine's Zaporizhzhia State Medical University ( in photo) is the destination of many Indian students. 
Published on Feb 17, 2022 10:22 AM IST
By | Written by Poulomi Ghosh

Govt extends help to Indian students studying abroad now stuck in country

The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) on Saturday asked the Indian students studying abroad to contact their OIA-II Division if they are currently stuck in India due to COVID-19 restrictions or have other similar issues.

Govt extends help to Indian students studying abroad now stuck in country(PTI / Representative image)
Published on Jun 05, 2021 07:46 PM IST

Indians studying at London universities register 'astonishing' growth

According to new data released by the Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA), 13,435 Indian students are enrolled at London universities, up a massive 87 per cent on the previous year's 7,185 students.

From a high of 39,090 in 2010-11 to a low of 16,550 in 2016-17, there has been a steady downward spiral of Indian students coming to the UK, but for the first time in recent years, the number is on the upswing(Reuters/ Representative Image)
Published on Mar 19, 2021 07:01 PM IST
PTI | , London

Indians, Pakistanis, Nepalese stranded as Hong Kong rejects BN (O) passports

Ethnic minorities including Indians, Pakistanis and Nepalese in a fix after Hong Kong rejects British National Overseas passport making them face fresh hurdle in travelling abroad. The move came amid a row between China and Britain over London's citizenship offer for Hong Kong residents

Indians, Pakistanis, Nepalese stranded as Hong Kong rejects BN (O) passports(Twitter/winstonetco)
Updated on Feb 02, 2021 10:36 AM IST

Indian man wins over USD 54,000 in weekly draw in UAE

Shivin Wilson, who is from Kerala, got five of the six winning numbers right during the draw held on January 16.

US Dollar banknotes are seen in this photo illustration. (REUTERS Photo)
Published on Jan 22, 2021 04:50 PM IST

‘Govt will soon decide on OCI visa issue’: Minister allays fear of card holders

A large number of Indian citizens whose children are OCI card holders and several people of Indian-origin having the card are unable to travel to India, even for emergency reasons, because of the temporary suspension of their long-term visa.

File photo of minister of state for external affairs V Muraleedharan(HT File Photo)
Updated on May 18, 2020 09:05 AM IST
Washington | ByPress Trust of India

Indian-origin man in US convicted for illegally distributing opioid pain pills

Anmol Singh Kamra of Philadelphia, a pharmacy technician, conspired with George Fisher, a physician, and Frank Brown, both charged separately, to illegally distribute thousands of oxycodone pills to people suffering from addiction.

Anmol Singh Kamra would sell drugs without a prescription and then ask Fisher to backdate a fake prescription in an attempt to cover the tracks.(Getty Images/iStockphoto / Photo used for representational purpose only)
Updated on Dec 03, 2019 10:34 AM IST
New York | ByPress Trust of India
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