Doha, April 15: An Indian man was among four people charged with dereliction of duty that caused gas explosion in a Turkish restaurant in the Qatari capital and led to the death of 11 people, leaving 35 injured here, media reported Tuesday.
Washington, April 15: Nina Davuluri, the first Indian American and second Asian American to be chosen as Miss America, will be one of the readers on Storytime Stage at this year’s White House Easter Egg Roll.
Washington, April 15: Bangalore born Indian-American poet Vijay Seshadri has won the 2014 Pulitzer Prize for poetry for “3 Sections”, called “a compelling collection of poems that examine human consciousness, from birth to dementia.” Seshadri, 60, will get the $10,000 prize for a distinguished volume of original verse by an American author, Columbia University, which administers the prestigious prizes announced Monday.
Toronto, April 14: The husband of an Indian-origin woman, who was found dead in her house in South Ottawa in Canada’s Ontario province, has been charged with the first-degree murder of his wife.
Beijing, April 13: China will launch a renewed campaign against the spread of pornography on internet, the country’s national anti-pornography agency announced Sunday.
Riyadh, April 13: The Indian embassy in Saudi Arabia has finally repatriated a group of Indian women workers who were not paid their salaries for the past nine months by their employer.
London, April 12: A medical tribunal in Britain has cleared an Indian-origin doctor of allegedly performing female genital mutilation on a woman during a routine plastic surgery.
Washington, April 12: New York’s Indian-American prosecutor Preet Bharara, who is known in India for his dogged prosecution of Indian diplomat Devyani Khobragade, has now taken on the state’s Governor Andrew M.
Washington, April 12: US Secretary of State John Kerry has sent warmest New year greetings to Bengali communities around the world wishing them “Shubho Nobo Borsho” or a Happy New Year.