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DPS Ghana pips 50 schools to top Cambridge IGCSE exams

Accra: The Delhi Public School Ghana left behind around 50 schools to top two levels of the 2015 Cambridge International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE)...

Indian woman arrested in phone scam in US

Washington: An Indian woman was sentenced to three years’ probation for money laundering. 25-year-old Nikita Patel now faces imminent deportation. She is accused of playing...

Indonesia: Free visas to attract Indians

New Delhi: Indonesia decided to grant free visas to Indians to attract more travelers from India which is a "big market" for them. Vinsensius Jemadu,...

Indo-Canadian Sikh elected head of Canadian Police

Toronto: An Indo-Canadian Sikh was elected as the new head of Police Services Board of Peel region in Ontario, media reported. Amrik Singh Ahluwalia was...

Beyoncé plays Bollywood Star in Coldplay’s new video

New Delhi: The British cult rock band Coldplay yesterday dropped the worldwide music video release for “Hymn for the Weekend” in collaboration with Beyoncé. The...

Indian American couple donates $3.5 mn to Chicago University for the revival of Sanskrit language

Chicago: A whopping sum of $3.5 mn received by the University of Chicago from an Indian-American couple helped establish a professorship for Sanskrit studies. The...

Indian Diaspora’s outcry over Rohith Vemula death

Varnika Mahajan New Delhi: Rohith Chakravarthi Vemula was a Dalit PhD scholar and an ASA (Ambedkar Students’ Association) member who was suspended from Hyderabad Central...

Swami India International invests $50 mn in Africa

Accra: Swami Indian International, an Indian realty company has invested more than $50 million to construct houses in three African countries Ghana, Senegal, Gambia Tarun...

App for Indian women to understand contraceptive choices

Washington: An Indian-American researcher from the Johns Hopkins University developed an app that is helping married Indian women in understanding contraceptive choices and using...

L Subramaniam to perform in Oman

Dubai: L Subramaniam, popularly known as the god of the violin by Indian music experts, will perform in the gala dinner that is hosted for...

Indian-Americans create Political Action Committee to raise funds for Donald Trump

New York: Political Action Committee (PAC)was created by some Indian-Americans in the New York Tristate area to support and raise funds for Donald Trump....

Indian community celebrates Republic Day in Egypt

Cairo: The Indian community celebrated the 67th Indian Republic Day in Egypt with great spirit and enthusiasm. India’s Ambassador Sanjay Bhattacharyya hoisted the national flag at...

I don’t write to a pattern: Author Shobha Nihalani

Author Shobha Nihalani says she does not write to a pattern but that has not come in the way of her churning five hugely...

Ghana inspired by India’s success with diaspora

Accra: Mahama Ayariga, Minister of Environment and Science and Technology said Ghana wants to learn from India's experience in harnessing the power of the diaspora. At...

South African professor writes book on Hinduism

Durban: Dr Thillayvel Naidoo of Durban North who worked for the department of science at the University of Kwazulu-Natal conducted more than six decades...

Ministers attend Indian R-Day celebration in UAE

Abu Dhabi: Minister of Culture, Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan and Minister of Labour, Saqr bin Ghobash Saeed Ghobash attended Indian Republic Day celebration hosted by...

Indian community celebrates Republic Day in Polish capital

Warsaw: The Indian Community celebrated Republic Day in Poland with great enthusiasm despite intense cold weather and rains. Indians on Tuesday assembled at the newly...

Ontario premier joins Republic Day celebration before leaving for India

Toronto: Kathleen Wynne, Ontario Premier joined the Indo-Canadian community in celebrating 67th Republic Day of India at the Indian mission before leaving for New Delhi...

Indian origin cricketer Gulam Bodi banned for fixing

Johannesburg: Gulam Bodi, an Indian-origin South African cricketer was charged with several accounts of contriving or attempting to fix matches following an investigation conducted...

Yoga guru Bikram Choudhury to pay $6.5 million in punitive damages

Washington: What comes as a significant blow to his career, a Los Angeles County jury ordered Yoga founder Bikram Choudhury to pay over $6.5 million...

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