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4,600 criminals let off in Britain: Indian-origin MP


September 14th, 2012 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 14 (IANS) An astounding 4,600 serial criminals in Britain last year got away with just police cautions or warnings, prompting Indian-origin MP Priti Patel to call on law ... Read more...

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Indian-origin man in Britain dies in house blaze


September 11th, 2012 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 11 (IANS) A 57-year-old Indian-origin man in Britain died when his wife left a hot hairdryer on his bed, starting a fire, a media report said Tuesday.Beautician Bina ... Read more...

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Canada honours Indian-origin journalist (with image)


September 11th, 2012 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
Ottawa, Sep 11 (IANS) Indian-origin journalist Sultan Jessa has been presented with the Queen Elizabeth diamond jubilee medal by Canada's Governor-General David Johnston at a special ceremony here in recognition ... Read more...

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ISS astronauts take second spacewalk


September 6th, 2012 - 2:54 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 6 (IANS) Indian-origin astronaut Sunita Williams and Japanese Akihiko Hoshide began a spacewalk Wednesday in another attempt to install a power unit on the International Space Station, RIA ... Read more...

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Anni Dewani case: Opposing psychiatrists are partners


September 2nd, 2012 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 2 (IANS) Psychiatrists hired by the prosecution as well as the defence in the honeymoon murder case of Indian-origin bride Anni Dewani were business partners, The Sun reported.Michael ... Read more...

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NRI appeals for LPG connection in India


August 29th, 2012 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 29 (IANS) Unable to procure a cooking gas connection for his home in Punjab has forced a British citizen of Indian origin to approach the Punjab Non-Resident Indians ... Read more...

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Global business meet for Indian diaspora


August 28th, 2012 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 28 (IANS) A global business meet to provide a platform to the Indian diaspora will be held in New York next month by New Global Indian Foundation ... Read more...

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Blame illegal immigrants for northeast tensions: Gadkari


August 24th, 2012 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, Aug 24 (IANS) Illegal immigrants were to be blamed for triggering the mass exodus of northeastern people from southern states, BJP president Nitin Gadkari has said."The attacks on northeastern ... Read more...

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Indian-origin doctor not fit to practice: British tribunal


August 22nd, 2012 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 22 (IANS) An Indian-origin pathologist, who conducted the first post-mortem examinations on a man who died in the 2009 G20 protests in London, is not fit to practice, ... Read more...

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U-19 World Cup: Australia beat South Africa, enter final


August 21st, 2012 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
Townsville (Australia), Aug 21 (IANS) Australia beat a tenacious South Africa by four wickets to secure their place in the Under-19 Cricket World Cup final here Tuesday. Australian captain Will ... Read more...

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Laugh away with comedies this weekend (IANS Preview)


August 21st, 2012 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) Gear up for a fun ride this weekend with distinct comedies like "Shirin Farhad Ki Toh Nikal Padi", "From Sydney With Love" and "Delhi ... Read more...

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British actor keen on Bollywood costume drama (With Images)


August 20th, 2012 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) After watching a few Bollywood movies and working in Indian-origin filmmaker Prashant Nair's movie "Delhi In A Day", British actor Lee Williams says he would ... Read more...

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Britons are lazy: Indian-origin MP


August 18th, 2012 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 18 (IANS) Britons are among the laziest people in the world, a group of Tory MPs, that include Indian-origin lawmaker Priti Patel, has written in a new book.Britons ... Read more...

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Kunal Nayyar loves being role model


August 15th, 2012 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 15 (IANS) Indian origin actor Kunal Nayyar, who plays a geek in the American sitcom "Big Bang Theory", feels flattered when people copy him and says he ... Read more...

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‘Ek Tha Tiger’ promises full on entertainment (IANS Preview)


August 13th, 2012 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) Wait is over for all Salman Khan fans as the star is coming to cinema halls Wednesday with "Ek Tha Tiger" to celebrate Independence ... Read more...

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Tulsi Gabbard set to become first Hindu in US Congress


August 13th, 2012 - 11:41 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 13 (IANS) Honolulu City Councilwoman Tulsi Gabbard has a great chance to become the first Hindu member of the US House of Representatives in 2013 with her ... Read more...

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U-19 World Cup: Australia beat England by six wickets


August 11th, 2012 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
Townsville (Australia), Aug 11 (IANS) Australia had an ideal start in their defence of the Under-19 Cricket World Cup here Saturday when they beat arch-rivals England by six wickets. Australian ... Read more...

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Indian chef makes curry that helps people sleep


August 9th, 2012 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (IANS) An Indian-origin chef and TV presenter has created a "lamb masala" curry that he says will help people sleep, because it produces effects similar to sleeping ... Read more...

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Don’t use British jails as hotels: Indian-origin MP


August 9th, 2012 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (IANS) Jails in Britain should not be used as hotels for ­foreigners, Indian-origin Conservative MP Priti Patel said after reports emerged that the public was paying 400 ... Read more...

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Stressed out men prefer larger women, study shows


August 9th, 2012 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (IANS) Men usually prefer slim and younger-looking women as they appear healthier and more fertile, but during tough times stressed out men turn to larger women for ... Read more...

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British-Indian faces jail in Dubai for insulting Prophet


August 9th, 2012 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (IANS) An Indian-origin Briton is facing up to three years in jail in Dubai for allegedly insulting Prophet Mohammad in a text message sent to a Muslim ... Read more...

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Anni Dewani’s South African killer gets 25 years jail


August 8th, 2012 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 8 (IANS) A South African man accused of killing Indian-origin honeymooning bride Anni Dewani in that country has been jailed for 25 years.Mziwamadoda Qwabe pleaded guilty to murder, ... Read more...

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President Mukherjee meets Fijian counterpart


August 7th, 2012 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee Tuesday met his Fijian counterpart Ratu Epeli Nailatikau and called for expansion of trade and investment between the two countries.The president ... Read more...

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US specialist eyes using old drugs to treat more infections


August 2nd, 2012 - 2:15 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 2 (IANS) The prohibitive cost of placing a single new drug on the shelves, amounting to $1 billion, is prompting scientists to look at existing drugs to ... Read more...

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Indian Diaspora meet to be held Sep 30 in Amsterdam


July 31st, 2012 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, July 31 (IANS) The annual Indian Diaspora conference in the Netherlands will be held this year in Amsterdam city Sep 30, EuAsia News reported Tuesday.Organised by the Foundation for ... Read more...

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Ayurveda centre opens at Indian mission in Trinidad


July 30th, 2012 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
Port of Spain, July 30 (IANS) The Indian High Commission in Trinidad and Tobago has launched a centre for ayurveda following a growing interest in the Caribbean in the ... Read more...

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Indian origin man arrested in Malawi


July 27th, 2012 - 11:48 am ICT by IANS
Accra, July 27 (IANS) A man of Indian origin has been arrested in Malawi for staying in the country illegally and carrying out business without permit, a media report said.Said ... Read more...

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British-Indian model sues school for racism


July 25th, 2012 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 25 (IANS) A 35-year-old Indian-origin model-turned language teacher, who was once named one of Britain's top 20 hottest men, has sued his former school after the Indian national ... Read more...

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Robin Dutt to take over as sports director of German football (Lead)


July 24th, 2012 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) Indian-origin football manager Robin Dutt will be taking over as the sports director of the German football federation (DFB).Dutt's father Sabyasachi told IANS in ... Read more...

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Robin Dutt appointed sports director of German football federation


July 24th, 2012 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) Indian-origin football manager Robin Dutt, a former Bayern Leverkusen manager, has been appointed as the sports director of the German football federation (DFB).Dutt's father ... Read more...

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Indian woman kills mother-in-law in Britain, jailed


July 19th, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 19 (IANS) An Indian-origin woman in Britain has been sentenced to 11 years in prison after she bludgeoned her mother-in-law to death with a rolling pin.Rajvinder Kaur, 37, ... Read more...

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Private sector to be involved in retaining scientists: Minister (Interview)


July 19th, 2012 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) In a major initiative to prevent bright scientific minds from seeking foreign shores in pursuit of better research facilities and money, the Indian government ... Read more...

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Kenyan man gets ’second life’ after Delhi treatment


July 19th, 2012 - 12:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) Wracked by uncertainty and struggling to find a bride after white patches appeared on his face, the 33-year-old Indian-origin businessman flew down from his ... Read more...

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US agency funding unique project to boost Indian agriculture


July 16th, 2012 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) How to increase farm productivity to feed a burgeoning populace, how to use the existing farming methods and practices optimally - these and other critical ... Read more...

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Indian-origin economist appointed Trinidad bank governor


July 15th, 2012 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
Port of Spain, July 15 (IANS) Jwala Ramberran, a 45-year-old economist of Indian origin, has been appointed by Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar as the next governor of the Central Bank ... Read more...

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