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    Australia: Indian Cab Driver Faces Racism; Abused, Thrashed

    May 22, 2017

    An Indian cab driver suffered injuries and fell prey to a racist attack in Sandy Bay, Tasmania, on Friday. Speaking to ANI here, the driver, who said he was not allowed to disclose his name due to legal proceedings, narrated his horrific ordeal. He picked up a couple on Friday night around 10...

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    The Original ‘Air Lifter’ During Iraqi Invasion Matthunny Mathews Passes Away In Kuwait

    May 21, 2017

    Prominent Indian businessman in Kuwait, Matthunny Mathews, who was instrumental in the safe evacuation of stranded Indians during the Iraqi invasion in 1990, passed away in Kuwait. 81-year-old Mathews, who hailed from Kumbanad in Pathnamthitta district, was ailing for some time and passed away ye..

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    New York: Indian Origin Cornell University Student Missing Since Week Found Dead

    May 20, 2017

    A 20-year-old Indian-origin Cornell University student was found dead here after going missing this week. Aalaap Narasipura, a senior electrical engineering student at Cornell's College of Engineering was reported missing since Wednesday.  Cornell University Police, working with the New Y..

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    US Deports Indian Origin Sikh Man Who Has Been In Country For Two Decades

    May 9, 2017

    An Indian man who fled persecution in his country and has been in the US for nearly two decades was detained in California after losing his latest appeal over a deportation order. Gurmukh Singh, who is married to an American citizen and has two US-born daughters, was taken into custody yesterday ..

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    Punjabis May Be Aborting Female Foetus In Canada Too: Study

    April 24, 2017

    Indians are known for their preference for male children, and according to a new study, some Indian-origin couples living in Canada -- mostly those from Punjab and the Hindi heartland -- may be practicing sex selective abortion out of a preference for boys. Interestingly, the research published i..

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    Pakistani Family Pardons Indians For Murder In UAE

    March 27, 2017

    The family of a Pakistani man, allegedly murdered by 10 Indians in Abu Dhabi in 2015, has pardoned the convicts facing death sentence. The father of the victim, Mohammad Farhan, appeared in the Al Ain Appeals Court and submitted a letter of consent to pardon the Indians, an Indian Embassy officia..

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    Indian Woman, Son Found Murdered In US

    March 24, 2017

    An Indian woman and her seven-year-old son were found dead in their home in New Jersey, according to the family in Andhra Pradesh. The victims were N. Sasikala (40) and her son Anish Sai, their family, in Prakasam district, said on Friday. Sasikala's husband N. Hanumantha Rao found the bodies ..

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    Indo-American Teenager Wins Top Science Award Worth USD 2,50,000

    March 16, 2017

    An Indian-American teen has won the top award, worth USD 250,000, in the oldest and most prestigious science and math competition in the US, for her research on preventing death of neurons due to brain injuries or neurodegenerative diseases. Indrani Das, a 17-year-old resident of New Jersey, and ..

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    Indian Origin Canadian Gets “Trumped”; Not Allowed to Enter US

    March 9, 2017

    An Indian-origin Canadian citizen was barred from entering the US and told to get a valid visa if she wanted to cross the border, a media report said on Wednesday. Manpreet Kooner, who lives in Canadian city of Montreal, said she was turned away at a crossing along the Quebec-Vermont border on Su..

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    ‘Go Back To Your Own Country!’: Washington Sikh Man Shot During Racist Attack

    March 5, 2017

    A 39-year-old Sikh man identified as Deep Rai in the US was injured when an unidentified person shot him outside his home and allegedly shouted "go back to your own country." The Sikh man was working on his vehicle outside his home in the city of Kent in the Washington state on Friday, when he wa..

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