Indians Abroad

"No Pressure From Parents," Says Indian-American Among "World's Brightest"

"No Pressure From Parents," Says Indian-American Among "World's Brightest"

Press Trust of India | Wednesday February 08, 2023, New York

Natasha Perianayagam, a 13-year-old Indian-American prodigy named in the "world's brightest" students list, has said that her parents gave her the "best support" by not putting pressure on her to excel in her studies.

Parents Of Telangana Student Shot Dead In US Seek Help In Bringing Back Body

Parents Of Telangana Student Shot Dead In US Seek Help In Bringing Back Body

Press Trust of India | Wednesday February 08, 2023, Hyderabad

The parents of a student from Khammam district of Telangana, who allegedly died of a gunshot wound in the United States, have requested the governments' help in bringing the body back home.

Indian Man Arrested For Killing Fellow Countryman In US

Indian Man Arrested For Killing Fellow Countryman In US

Press Trust of India | Tuesday February 07, 2023, Houston

An Indian national has been arrested and charged with manslaughter in connection with the death of a compatriot in the US state of Alabama, police said.

Indian-Origin Shipping Company Director In Singapore Sentenced To Jail For Fraud

Indian-Origin Shipping Company Director In Singapore Sentenced To Jail For Fraud

Press Trust of India | Tuesday February 07, 2023, Singapore

A Indian-origin former director of a shipbuilding company was sentenced to five years in jail in Singapore for cheating a financing firm of over SGD 1.3 million in 2016, a media report said.

Indian-American Girl In "World's Brightest" Students List, Scored Highest

Indian-American Girl In "World's Brightest" Students List, Scored Highest

Press Trust of India | Tuesday February 07, 2023, Washington

Indian-American schoolgirl Natasha Perianayagam was named in the "world's brightest" students list for the second consecutive year by the US-based Johns Hopkins Center For Talented Youth.

Indian American Ro Khanna Among Co-Chairs Of US Congress's India Panel

Indian American Ro Khanna Among Co-Chairs Of US Congress's India Panel

Press Trust of India | Tuesday February 07, 2023, Washington

Indian American Democratic lawmaker Ro Khanna and his Republican House colleague Mike Waltz have been chosen as co-chairs of the Congressional Caucus on India and Indian Americans in the 118th Congress.

Indian In Italy Posed As Vice President To Seek Favours, Arrested In Delhi

Indian In Italy Posed As Vice President To Seek Favours, Arrested In Delhi

Press Trust of India | Monday February 06, 2023, New Delhi

A 22-year-old Indian based in Italy was arrested for allegedly posing as the Vice President of India to dupe people and seek favours from senior bureaucrats, police said on Monday.

Over 30 Lakh Indians Went Abroad To Study During 2017-22: Centre

Over 30 Lakh Indians Went Abroad To Study During 2017-22: Centre

Press Trust of India | Monday February 06, 2023, New Delhi

More than 30 lakh Indians went abroad for higher education during 2017-2022, the Ministry of Education told Lok Sabha on Monday.

Tamilians In Singapore Celebrate Thaipusam Festival After 2 Years Of Covid Curbs

Tamilians In Singapore Celebrate Thaipusam Festival After 2 Years Of Covid Curbs

Press Trust of India | Monday February 06, 2023, Singapore

The Tamil community in Singapore celebrated their annual Hindu festival of Thaipusam with pomp and fanfare on Sunday, after a two-year hiatus following the pandemic restrictions.

More Could've Been Done For Indian-Origin Couple Killed By Son: UK Report

More Could've Been Done For Indian-Origin Couple Killed By Son: UK Report

Press Trust of India | Friday February 03, 2023, London

More could have been done to protect an Indian-origin couple murdered in the UK by their son by taking note of early warning signs about his violent behaviour and poor mental health, according to a new report.

Indian-American Congresswoman To Serve In Top Post Of US Immigration Panel

Indian-American Congresswoman To Serve In Top Post Of US Immigration Panel

Press Trust of India | Wednesday February 01, 2023, Washington

Indian-American Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal has been named Ranking Member of the powerful House Judiciary Committee's panel on Immigration, making her the first immigrant to serve in a leadership role for the subcommittee.

2 Indian Workers At Singapore Firm Fined For Taking Bribes: Report

2 Indian Workers At Singapore Firm Fined For Taking Bribes: Report

Press Trust of India | Friday January 27, 2023, Singapore

Two Indian workers in Singapore have been fined SGD 24,000 each for taking bribes in 2020 while working for a food distribution firm.

Indian-American Astronaut Raja Chari Nominated To Key Post In US Air Force

Indian-American Astronaut Raja Chari Nominated To Key Post In US Air Force

Press Trust of India | Friday January 27, 2023, Washington

Indian-American astronaut Raja J Chari has been nominated by President Joe Biden for the appointment to the grade of Air Force brigadier general.

Indian Woman, Daughter's Rangoli Enters Singapore Book Of Records

Indian Woman, Daughter's Rangoli Enters Singapore Book Of Records

Press Trust of India | Friday January 27, 2023, Singapore

An Indian mother and daughter team in Singapore has made it to the Singapore Book of Records by creating a 6-by-6 metre rangoli artwork using 26,000 ice cream sticks which depicts notable Tamil scholar-poets.

Indian-Origin Professor To Lead "Best And Brightest" Scientists In US's Texas

Indian-Origin Professor To Lead "Best And Brightest" Scientists In US's Texas

Press Trust of India | Thursday January 26, 2023, Houston

Ganesh Thakur, an Indian-origin professor in US, has been appointed as vice president of the Texas Academy of Medicine, Engineering, Science and Technology (TAMEST), an organisation of the state's top scientists and researchers.