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    Ireland's Indian-origin PM campaigns to lift abortion ban

    Ireland's Indian-origin PM campaigns to lift abortion ban


    In what is seen as the first major test of his leadership since he took charge as 'Taoiseach' a year ago, Leo Varadkar has been urging voters to ensure a high turnout in the referendum on repealing the Eighth Amendment of the Irish Constitution, which...

    In what is seen as the first major test of his leadership since he took charge as 'Taoiseach' a year ago, Leo Varadkar has been urging voters to ensure a high turnout in the referendum on repealing the Eighth Amendment of the Irish Constitution, which severely restricts access to abortions.
    Indian-origin Sikh man becomes Malaysia's first cabinet minister

    Indian-origin Sikh man becomes Malaysia's first cabinet minister


    Gobind Singh Deo has become a cabinet minister, the first member of the minority community in the country's history to be appointed as a minister. Deo, 45, who has been given the communications and multimedia portfolio, is among the two politicians of...

    Gobind Singh Deo has become a cabinet minister, the first member of the minority community in the country's history to be appointed as a minister. Deo, 45, who has been given the communications and multimedia portfolio, is among the two politicians of Indian descent included in the Cabinet.
    Indian student plunges 40 mtrs to death while taking selfie in Australia

    Indian student plunges 40 mtrs to death while taking selfie in Australia


    He was studying in Perth, and had been running and jumping on the rocks before he slipped and plunged into the ocean while taking a photo with friends on Thursday, the report...

    He was studying in Perth, and had been running and jumping on the rocks before he slipped and plunged into the ocean while taking a photo with friends on Thursday, the report said.
    Husband charged with Indian-origin pharmacist's murder in UK

    Husband charged with Indian-origin pharmacist's murder in UK


    Mitesh Patel, 36, appeared at Teesside Magistrates Court where he was charged with the murder of Jessica Patel and was remanded in custody to appear before Teesside Crown Court on...

    Mitesh Patel, 36, appeared at Teesside Magistrates Court where he was charged with the murder of Jessica Patel and was remanded in custody to appear before Teesside Crown Court on Tuesday.
    NYPD gets first female turbaned Sikh auxiliary police officer

    NYPD gets first female turbaned Sikh auxiliary police officer


    The New York Police Department has got its first female turbaned Sikh auxiliary police officer, whose induction aims to motivate others to join law enforcement and help create a better understanding of...

    The New York Police Department has got its first female turbaned Sikh auxiliary police officer, whose induction aims to motivate others to join law enforcement and help create a better understanding of Sikhism.
    US senate candidate ends lawsuit over 'fake Indian' sign

    US senate candidate ends lawsuit over 'fake Indian' sign


    An Indian-American candidate for the US Senate from Massachusetts, who had filed a lawsuit against the city of Cambridge for being asked to remove a sign from a campaign bus that read 'Only a Real Indian Can Defeat the Fake Indian', is now ending the...

    An Indian-American candidate for the US Senate from Massachusetts, who had filed a lawsuit against the city of Cambridge for being asked to remove a sign from a campaign bus that read 'Only a Real Indian Can Defeat the Fake Indian', is now ending the lawsuit.
    Christian from India gifts mosque to Muslim workers in UAE

    Christian from India gifts mosque to Muslim workers in UAE


    Cheriyan, an Orthodox Christian by birth, had previously built a church for his parish in Dibba and also keeps the doors of a multipurpose hall in the East Ville Complex for various other groups of Christian believers to...

    Cheriyan, an Orthodox Christian by birth, had previously built a church for his parish in Dibba and also keeps the doors of a multipurpose hall in the East Ville Complex for various other groups of Christian believers to pray.
    Forbes honours 100 Gulf-based Indian businessmen

    Forbes honours 100 Gulf-based Indian businessmen


    The top three individuals, who are self-made billionaires in the UAE with a combined net worth of more than $12 billion, are leading the rankings, with retail magnate Yusuff Ali M A, managing director of LuLu Group International, taking the crown as the...

    The top three individuals, who are self-made billionaires in the UAE with a combined net worth of more than $12 billion, are leading the rankings, with retail magnate Yusuff Ali M A, managing director of LuLu Group International, taking the crown as the top business owner.
    131 Indian-origin Brits on UK crime gangs list: Report

    131 Indian-origin Brits on UK crime gangs list: Report


    In the figures, contrasting birth nationality and current nationality, large numbers of organised criminals from India, Pakistan, Somalia, Poland and Kosovo appeared to have become British or EU nationals, the Times newspaper...

    In the figures, contrasting birth nationality and current nationality, large numbers of organised criminals from India, Pakistan, Somalia, Poland and Kosovo appeared to have become British or EU nationals, the Times newspaper concludes.
    Indian-origin ex-currency trader indicted for participating in antitrust conspiracy

    Indian-origin ex-currency trader indicted for participating in antitrust conspiracy


    Akshay Aiyer was charged in the US District Court for the Southern District of New York with conspiring to fix prices and rig bids and offers in Central and Eastern European, Middle Eastern, and African (CEEMEA) currencies, which were traded against the...

    Akshay Aiyer was charged in the US District Court for the Southern District of New York with conspiring to fix prices and rig bids and offers in Central and Eastern European, Middle Eastern, and African (CEEMEA) currencies, which were traded against the US dollar and the euro at the currency exchange (FX) market.
    Indian-origin drug dealer jailed in UK

    Indian-origin drug dealer jailed in UK


    Gurdip Samra, 44, was arrested in November last year as part of a joint operation by the UK's National Crime Agency (NCA) and Scotland Yard's Organised Crime Partnerships...

    Gurdip Samra, 44, was arrested in November last year as part of a joint operation by the UK's National Crime Agency (NCA) and Scotland Yard's Organised Crime Partnerships (OCP).
    Indian-origin woman flew from UK to Delhi on husband's passport

    Indian-origin woman flew from UK to Delhi on husband's passport


    An Indian-origin businesswoman managed to travel from UK's Manchester city to New Delhi via Dubai on her husband's passport before the serious lapse was picked up in India, prompting the Emirates Airline to launch an investigation into the...

    An Indian-origin businesswoman managed to travel from UK's Manchester city to New Delhi via Dubai on her husband's passport before the serious lapse was picked up in India, prompting the Emirates Airline to launch an investigation into the incident.
    Donald Trump hails Kalpana Chawla as American hero

    Donald Trump hails Kalpana Chawla as American hero


    Kalpana Chawla, 40, was the first woman of Indian-origin in space. She was one of the seven crew members who died in the Space Shuttle Columbia disaster in 2003 when the spacecraft disintegrated during its re-entry into the Earth's...

    Kalpana Chawla, 40, was the first woman of Indian-origin in space. She was one of the seven crew members who died in the Space Shuttle Columbia disaster in 2003 when the spacecraft disintegrated during its re-entry into the Earth's atmosphere.
    Indian-origin Tesla owner banned for using autopilot on UK highway

    Indian-origin Tesla owner banned for using autopilot on UK highway


    ​​Bhavesh Patel was spotted leaning back with his hands behind his head beside an empty driver's seat as his Tesla S60 cruised at about 40mph along the M1 motorway near Hemel Hempstead last...

    ​​Bhavesh Patel was spotted leaning back with his hands behind his head beside an empty driver's seat as his Tesla S60 cruised at about 40mph along the M1 motorway near Hemel Hempstead last year.
    Indian-origin woman, grandparents killed in fire: Report

    Indian-origin woman, grandparents killed in fire: Report


    An Indian-origin woman and her grandparents died and her two children were injured after a fast-moving blaze swept through their home in the US as they celebrated a relative's upcoming wedding, a media report said. ​Harleen Maggo and her paternal...

    An Indian-origin woman and her grandparents died and her two children were injured after a fast-moving blaze swept through their home in the US as they celebrated a relative's upcoming wedding, a media report said. ​Harleen Maggo and her paternal grandparents Ragvir Kaur-Kainth, 82 and Pyara Kainth 87, died in the tragic incident late Saturday.
    CMs, spiritual gurus to attend World Hindu Congress 2018

    CMs, spiritual gurus to attend World Hindu Congress 2018


    Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama, Art of Living founder Sri Sri Ravi Shankar, and Pranav Pandya from Gayatri Parivar are among the religious leaders who have consented to attend the...

    Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama, Art of Living founder Sri Sri Ravi Shankar, and Pranav Pandya from Gayatri Parivar are among the religious leaders who have consented to attend the event.
    20 Indian Americans running for US Congress raise more than $ 15.5 million

    20 Indian Americans running for US Congress raise more than $ 15.5 million


    ​​Collectively they have raised more than $15.5 million, as per latest official figures, with seven of them raising over a million each. As per the latest fund-raising figures released by the Federal Election Commission, Congressman Raja...

    ​​Collectively they have raised more than $15.5 million, as per latest official figures, with seven of them raising over a million each. As per the latest fund-raising figures released by the Federal Election Commission, Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi from Illinois has raised maximum over $3.5 million.
    Indian-American teen wins $100,000 in Jeopardy college quiz contest

    Indian-American teen wins $100,000 in Jeopardy college quiz contest


    Dhruv Gaur, the first-year student at Ivy League Brown University, emerged the champion on Friday in the two-day final round of the college edition of America's most popular quiz show televised...

    Dhruv Gaur, the first-year student at Ivy League Brown University, emerged the champion on Friday in the two-day final round of the college edition of America's most popular quiz show televised nation-wide.