Indians Abroad

South Africa Mourns Death Of Indian-Origin Anti-Apartheid Veteran Ebrahim Ebrahim

South Africa Mourns Death Of Indian-Origin Anti-Apartheid Veteran Ebrahim Ebrahim

Press Trust of India | Tuesday December 07, 2021

Ebrahim Ismail Ebrahim, an Indian-origin anti-apartheid icon who spent years imprisoned on Robben Island alongside Nelson Mandela and Ahmed Kathrada, has died. He was 84, South Africa's ruling party African National Congress (ANC) has announced.

Indian-American Math Genius Nikhil Srivastava Helps Solve Famous 1959 Problem

Indian-American Math Genius Nikhil Srivastava Helps Solve Famous 1959 Problem

Press Trust of India | Saturday December 04, 2021, Washington

Eminent Indian-American mathematician Nikhil Srivastava, who teaches at the University of California, Berkeley, has been jointly selected for the inaugural Ciprian Foias Prize in Operator Theory by American Mathematical Society (AMS).

Activist Demands Helpline For Indian-Americans After Woman Abused By Visa Officer

Activist Demands Helpline For Indian-Americans After Woman Abused By Visa Officer

Press Trust of India | Friday December 03, 2021, Washington

There is an urgent need to establish a toll-free global helpline for the fast-growing Indian diaspora that now numbers 32 million, an eminent Indian-American community activist said on Thursday.

"Typical-Topper'' And Other Words For Parag Agrawal From IIT Teachers

"Typical-Topper'' And Other Words For Parag Agrawal From IIT Teachers

Press Trust of India | Tuesday November 30, 2021, Mumbai

One of the Twitter CEO Parag Agarwal's professor said: "He was a typical topper type material. He was extremely well-organised and very well-behaved. He had all the qualities in him to excel in academics in IIT-Bombay".

Days After Two Children Leave India For US, Test Report Confirms COVID-19

Days After Two Children Leave India For US, Test Report Confirms COVID-19

Press Trust of India | Monday November 29, 2021, Jaipur

Two children who flew to the United States with their parents were confirmed to be coronavirus positive in a test report that arrived a day after they left for that country.

Indian-Origin Singaporean Jailed Over 'Sex Video' Extortion Plan: Report

Indian-Origin Singaporean Jailed Over 'Sex Video' Extortion Plan: Report

Press Trust of India | Monday November 29, 2021

An Indian-origin Singaporean on Monday was sentenced to 18 months in jail after he pleaded guilty to extort SGD 60,000 from a married businessman who was secretly recorded having sex with another man in 2019.

Indian Carpenter Loses Thumb In Dubai, Flies To Delhi On Time For Surgery

Indian Carpenter Loses Thumb In Dubai, Flies To Delhi On Time For Surgery

Press Trust of India | Sunday November 28, 2021, New Delhi

Unable to afford medical treatment in Dubai, a 34-year-old Indian carpenter flew into Delhi with a severed thumb wrapped in a bandage after 22 hours of the incident.

UK Police Ask For Public Help In British Sikh Teenager's Murder

UK Police Ask For Public Help In British Sikh Teenager's Murder

Press Trust of India | Sunday November 28, 2021, London

The Scotland Yard on Sunday issued a public appeal for information related to the murder of a British Sikh teenager, stabbed to death in a fight involving a group of people on a west London street.

Singapore Upholds Death Penalty Of 2 Indian-Origin Men For Drug Trafficking

Singapore Upholds Death Penalty Of 2 Indian-Origin Men For Drug Trafficking

Press Trust of India | Saturday November 27, 2021, Singapore

Singapore's highest court has upheld the death sentence of two Indian-origin men convicted of conspiring to traffic at least 1.3 kilograms of cannabis in March 2016, according to a media report.

Indians In Israel Remember 26/11 Mumbai Terror Attack Victims

Indians In Israel Remember 26/11 Mumbai Terror Attack Victims

Press Trust of India | Friday November 26, 2021, Eilat

Indians in Israel commemorated the victims of killings by Lashkar-e-Taiba terrorists in the 26/11 Mumbai attacks of 2008, demanding swift justice by punishing the masterminds of the crime.

16-Year-Old British Sikh Boy Stabbed To Death In London Robbery: Police

16-Year-Old British Sikh Boy Stabbed To Death In London Robbery: Police

Press Trust of India | Thursday November 25, 2021, London

Scotland Yard officers launched a murder investigation on Thursday following the fatal stabbing of a 16-year-old British Sikh teenager on a west London street.

Indian-Origin Man Gets 8 Years Corrective Training, Caning In Singapore

Indian-Origin Man Gets 8 Years Corrective Training, Caning In Singapore

Press Trust of India | Monday November 22, 2021, Singapore

A 26-year-old Indian-origin man was on Monday sentenced by a Singapore court to eight years of corrective training and 24 strokes of the cane for supplying weapons, including a baton and a samurai sword, that were used in a serious slashing incident

Singapore Sentences Second Malaysian-Indian To Death For Drug Trafficking

Singapore Sentences Second Malaysian-Indian To Death For Drug Trafficking

Press Trust of India | Wednesday November 17, 2021, Singapore

A 39-year-old Indian origin Malaysian who was caught with a bag of drugs in 2018 has been sentenced to death by a Singapore court for trafficking.

"Second Chance" Plea For Indian-Origin Man, On Death Row In Singapore

"Second Chance" Plea For Indian-Origin Man, On Death Row In Singapore

Agence France-Presse | Monday November 15, 2021, Tanjung Rambutan, Malaysia

The sister of a Malaysian man facing imminent execution despite concerns he is mentally disabled has pleaded with Singapore to give him a "second chance".

Indian-Origin Vicar Appointed Bishop In Central England

Indian-Origin Vicar Appointed Bishop In Central England

Press Trust of India | Sunday November 14, 2021, ByAditiKhanna

An Indian-origin vicar who grew up in the Syrian Orthodox Church in South India has been appointed as the new Bishop of Loughborough, in central England.