American Woman

  • Indian-American woman arrested for plotting husband's murder September 10, 2013

    Houston: A 34-year-old Indian-American woman has been arrested in the US for allegedly trying to hire assailants to kill her husband. Reena Ratilal Patel has been charged with criminal solicitation of capital murder. According to an arrest affidavit, a resident at an apartment complex on Rutland Drive in North Austin called police...
  • Obama appoints IndianAmerican to key post December 23, 2012

    Washington: The Obama administration has appointed an IndianAmerican to a key administrative post, naming Smita Singh as member of the president's Global Development Council. "The Council will inform and provide advice to the President and other senior US officials on American global development policies and practices, support new and existing...
  • UK: 59yearold woman survives 4 days in freezer September 14, 2012

    London: A 59yearold American woman managed to survive after spending at least four days in a large freezer. Theresa Christian from Tulsa, Oklahoma, was reported missing by her relatives last week, and was finally found by her son on Tuesday after he gained access to her apartment and heard moaning coming...
  • First American woman in space dies of cancer July 24, 2012

    Washington: After a 17month battle with pancreatic cancer, Sally Ride, the first US female astronaut, died Monday in California. She was 61, reported Xinhua. "Sally lived her life to the fullest, with boundless energy, curiosity, intelligence, passion, commitment and love. Her integrity was absolute; her spirit was immeasurable; her approach to...
  • IndianAmerican woman raped, murdered in US July 12, 2012

    Washington: A US Army veteran has been charged in the brutal sexual assault and murder of a 62yearold Indian American woman at a motel in California run by her family, according to local media report. Stephen Carreiro, 25, was arraigned on Tuesday in San Joaquin Superior Court on charges that he...
  • Body of Indian techie reaches Bangalore from the US July 11, 2012

    Bangalore: The body of Pawan Kumar, the 26yearold techie from Karnataka who allegedly committed suicide at a hotel in New Jersey last month, was brought at the Bangalore International Airport (BIA) in Bangalore by an Indian Airlines flight. "We have received Pawan Kumar's body at BIA," Pawan's father Anjaiah told PTI...
  • Indian techie wanted in US murder case found dead June 27, 2012

    New York: A 26yearold Indian employee at an IT firm, who was accused of murdering an American woman, was found dead after he allegedly committed suicide due to suspected drug overdose at a New Jersey hotel. Pawan Kumar Anjaiah, 26, a software engineer, was in the US on an assignment with...
  • American woman 'drugged, molested' in Chennai May 30, 2008

    Chennai: A US citizen was found drugged and molested on a street, the Tamil Nadu police said Thursday. Police identified the woman as Kelly Lawer Packer. They said 26yearold Kelly, working as a teacher in the city, was found abandoned on a city street May 25. Her attackers stole her mobile...