Indians Abroad

Google Leads Top US Tech Giants To Seek Work Permits For Spouses Of H-1B Visa Holders

Google Leads Top US Tech Giants To Seek Work Permits For Spouses Of H-1B Visa Holders

Press Trust of India | Saturday May 15, 2021, Washington

Google is leading a determined effort by US tech giants to support a programme that gives work authorisation for spouses of those possessing H-1B foreign work visas, the most sought after among Indian IT professionals.

Indian-American Neera Tanden To Serve As Senior Adviser To Biden

Indian-American Neera Tanden To Serve As Senior Adviser To Biden

ANI | Saturday May 15, 2021, Washington

The Biden administration has announced that Indian-American Neera Tanden will join the White House as a senior adviser to President Joe Biden.

Indian-Origin MP In Scottish Parliament Recites Sikh Prayer Before Oath

Indian-Origin MP In Scottish Parliament Recites Sikh Prayer Before Oath

Edited by Ashutosh Tripathi | Friday May 14, 2021, New Delhi

Pam Gosal, Scotland's first woman MP of Indian-origin, recited a Sikh prayer before her oath-taking in Parliament on Thursday.

2 Indian Men Freed From Detention Van After 8-Hour Protest In Scotland

2 Indian Men Freed From Detention Van After 8-Hour Protest In Scotland

Press Trust of India | Friday May 14, 2021, London

Two Indian men being held in a detention van on "suspected immigration offences" walked free with the help of a human rights lawyer after an eight-hour protest by their neighbours in the Scottish city of Glasgow.

Singapore Police Investigate Hate Crime Against Indian Family

Singapore Police Investigate Hate Crime Against Indian Family

Press Trust of India | Thursday May 13, 2021, Singapore

Singapore police is investigating another hate crime against an Indian family for not wearing a mask during the pandemic, a media report said on Thursday, days after a man of Chinese ethnicity was arrested for allegedly assaulting an Indian woman

Indian Family Arrested For Illegal Stay In Sri Lanka: Police

Indian Family Arrested For Illegal Stay In Sri Lanka: Police

Press Trust of India | Thursday May 13, 2021, Colombo

Four members of an Indian family, including two children, have been arrested for allegedly entering Sri Lanka''s Jaffna peninsula illegally and violating the local immigration and the quarantine laws, police said on Thursday.

"Biggest Crisis India Has Seen...": Indian-American Entrepreneur's Appeal

"Biggest Crisis India Has Seen...": Indian-American Entrepreneur's Appeal

Press Trust of India | Wednesday May 12, 2021, Washington

Describing the current COVID-19 crisis as the biggest India has ever faced, an eminent Indian-American philanthropist and venture capitalist from the Silicon Valley has urged the community to help support the Indian people.

India-UK Migration Pact Overcomes Past Barriers: UK's Priti Patel

India-UK Migration Pact Overcomes Past Barriers: UK's Priti Patel

Press Trust of India | Tuesday May 11, 2021, London

A new Migration and Mobility Partnership (MMP) signed between India and the UK recently is an "unprecedented" reciprocal agreement that will overcome the barriers around mobility and migration of the past, British Home Secretary Priti Patel has said.

Chinese Arrested For Attacking Indian-Origin Woman In Singapore For Not Wearing Mask

Chinese Arrested For Attacking Indian-Origin Woman In Singapore For Not Wearing Mask

Press Trust of India | Tuesday May 11, 2021, Singapore

Singapore police have arrested a 30-year-old Chinese man for allegedly assaulting an Indian-origin woman and subjecting her to racial slurs for not wearing a mask while she was brisk walking last week.

Indian-Origin Man In US Sexually Assaults, Kills Mom On Mother's Day Eve

Indian-Origin Man In US Sexually Assaults, Kills Mom On Mother's Day Eve

Press Trust of India | Tuesday May 11, 2021, New York

An Indian-origin man has been charged with killing and sexually assaulting his 65-year-old mother at their home in New York on the eve of Mother's Day, according to media reports.

Man Kicks, Abuses Indian-Origin Woman For Not Wearing Mask In Singapore

Man Kicks, Abuses Indian-Origin Woman For Not Wearing Mask In Singapore

Press Trust of India | Monday May 10, 2021, Singapore

In an apparent incident of hate crime, a man hurled racial slurs and kicked a 55-year-old Indian-origin woman in Singapore for not wearing a mask while she was brisk walking.

Indian-Origin Woman Allegedly Kicked, Racially Abused By Man In Singapore

Indian-Origin Woman Allegedly Kicked, Racially Abused By Man In Singapore

Press Trust of India | Monday May 10, 2021, Singapore

A man allegedly used racial slurs and kicked a 55-year-old Indian-origin woman in Singapore for not wearing a mask while she was out for a brisk walk.

"Going The Extra Mile": Indian In Singapore Praised For Helping Blind Man Cross Road

"Going The Extra Mile": Indian In Singapore Praised For Helping Blind Man Cross Road

Edited by NDTV Newsdesk | Saturday May 08, 2021

A young Indian national is being hailed as a hero on social media after a video showed him helping an elderly man cross a street in Singapore.

Indian-American Congresswoman Appeals To Raise Funds For India Amid COVID-19 Surge

Indian-American Congresswoman Appeals To Raise Funds For India Amid COVID-19 Surge

Press Trust of India | Saturday May 08, 2021, Washington

Indian-American Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal has issued an urgent appeal to raise funds for India, which is experiencing one of the worst outbreaks of COVID-19.

Indian-American Doctor Raises Money To Aid COVID-19 Crisis Back Home

Indian-American Doctor Raises Money To Aid COVID-19 Crisis Back Home

Edited by NDTV Newsdesk | Saturday May 08, 2021

Amid the frightening second wave of COVID-19 pandemic in the country, Indians abroad, already grappling with the emotional toll of losing loved ones half a world away, are pulling in resources themselves and through crowd-funding to help authorities