Wednesday, March 20, 2013

NRI:3/20/2013 7:43:25 PM

Bobby Jindal escapes unhurt after SUV crash

Indian-American Louisiana governor Bobby Jindal has escaped unhurt after a large rental truck sideswiped his SUV while he was returning home from his son's soccer game in Baton Rouge.

Indian-American pulls out of Wharton India Economic Forum

New Jersey-based eminent physician, philanthropist and publisher, Sudhir Parikh, was invited to address the WIEF conference on March 23.

Thousands of South Asian workers strike at Oman airport after Indian's death

Thousands of South Asian labourers working on the expansion of Muscat airport downed tools on Tuesday in a rare strike to demand better safety conditions after a worker died in an accident.

India, Kuwait hold talks on boosting economic ties, welfare of Indian diaspora

India and Kuwait on Monday discussed opportunities for Kuwaiti investment in refineries in India and also matters relating to the welfare of the large Indian diaspora in Kuwait.

Indian-origin nurse feeds dishwashing liquid to patient in Australia, loses registration

An Indian-origin male nurse lost his registration and was banned from practising in Australia for at least a year after he was found guilty of professional misconduct for feeding dishwashing liquid to an elderly patient.

Retired DSP, NRI among 3 arrested in drug haul case

A retired DSP of Uttar Pradesh Police and two persons including a UK-based NRI were today arrested in the over Rs 130-crore heroin recovery case in which another NRI Anoop Singh Kahlon was already in police net and Olympic winner Vijender Singh was quizzed last week.

Jennifer Lopez puts Shah Rukh on a sticky wicket

It seems the IPL may just lose some serious sparkle

John Cusack's in awe of Arundhati Roy

Well, he may be calling her Arundhita Roy in a series of tweets, but Hollywood actor John Cusack is most definitely awe-struck after a meeting with acclaimed Indian writer/activist Arundhati Roy.

NRI doctor arrested in UK for sexually assaulting patients

A UK-based Indian doctor, branded as a "sex predator", is all set to face a long prison term for sexually assaulting his female patients and filming the abuse with a hidden camera fitted to his wrist watch. Dr Davinderjit Bains, who hails from Mangalore, admitted to 39 charges at Swindon Crown court on Friday.

No escape from caste prejudice even in UK

If you happen to be of Dalit origin, or from the so-called lower castes, migrating out of India may not help you escape discrimination. India's infamous caste system has reared its ugly head in the United Kingdom.

3 NRIs honoured for promoting Hindi in UK

Three NRIs and a Nottingham-based organisation have been honoured by the Indian High Commission here for their outstanding work in promoting Hindi in the UK.

Our teen peace-club founder stands out in a crowd

"Age is not a barrier to volunteer", says Harnoor Gill – a 2012 Recipient of the YMCA Peace Medallion.

Milking Mona Lisa for publicity

The alteration of famous work of art, Mona Lisa, to promote a milk brand has stunned the art fraternity.

I don't like design, at all

Says UK designer Thomas Heatherwick hailed as modern-day Leonardo da Vinci, in an exclusive chat.

My mother and father never lacked for adventure: Anjali Sastry

Dr Anjali Sastry is a senior lecturer in System Dynamics at the MIT Sloan School of Management.

Sonu Nigam: The lord of cords

Well, the king of cord, Sonu Nigam demanded no such attention and yet my heart and soul played to each note he sang.

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