Indian Origin

  • Australian jailed for killing Indian-origin cabbie in crash 14-02-2014 05:10 PM

    Melbourne: A court in Australia on Friday jailed a man for 11 years for killing an Indian-origin taxi driver and his British passenger by smashing his stolen vehicle into their taxi while being high on drugs. The West Australian Supreme Court sentenced Antony Edward Fogarty, 24, who admitted to unlawfully...
  • 8 firms headed by Indian-origin entrepreneurs makes it to Forbes' list 24-01-2014 02:25 PM

    Eight companies co-founded and headed by Indian-origin entrepreneurs are among Forbes magazine's 100 most promising companies in America, according to an annual ranking of high-growth, privately-held companies with under $ 250 million in annual revenues. Forbes said "rocketship growth" is not the only factor that describes the 100 companies in...
  • Mother charged over death of 3-year-old Indian-origin boy 19-01-2014 12:23 PM

    The mother of a three-year-old Indian-origin boy, who went missing last week in Scotland, has been charged in connection with his death. Rosdeep, 33, was detained on Saturday after Mikaeel Kular's body was found by officers in woodland behind her former home in Kirkcaldy, Fife, where she lived before moving...
  • Indian origin doctor in Britain gets excellence award 01-12-2013 03:36 PM

    An Indian origin doctor in Britain has received an excellence award for his work across the medical space. "Dr Jaswinder S Bamrah is a dedicated medical professional conducting a large number of lectures nationally to psychiatrists, general practitioners, to other disciplines and voluntary organisations such as Alzheimer's Disease Society and...
  • Indian-origin trainee teacher dies after attack in New Zealand 04-11-2013 10:01 AM

    Melbourne: A 25-year-old Indian-origin trainee teacher in New Zealand died on Monday after being punched outside a fast food outlet in central Auckland. Tarun Asthana, who was on life support in hospital since he was assaulted on Saturday morning, died in Auckland City Hospital on Monday, police said. He was...
  • Kenya mall attack: Indian-origin radio presenter among those killed 24-09-2013 12:30 PM

    Abuja: Ruhila Adatia-Sood, a popular media personality of Indian-origin, was among 69 people killed when Islamist militants besieged a swanky mall in the Kenyan capital of Nairobi. Ruhila was in the rooftop car park of Westgate mall as part of a team hosting a cooking competition for small children at...
  • Indian-origin teacher in UK gives birth in classroom 17-09-2013 10:23 PM

    London: An Indian-origin teacher in the UK has dramatically given birth to a baby boy in a classroom after she went into labour while in school. Diane Krish-Veeramany, 30, went into labour, a week before her due date, and three of her colleagues at Manford Primary School helped deliver the...
  • Indian-origin woman and former Miss New York wins Miss America contest 16-09-2013 10:07 AM

    The new Miss America says she's delighted the pageant embraces diversity. Nina Davuluri became the first contestant of Indian heritage and the second consecutive contestant from New York to win the Miss America pageant on Sunday night. The 24-year-old Davuluri won the title as the nationally televised pageant returned home...
  • Indian doctor taken into custody by Immigration Dept in Australia 09-09-2013 12:29 PM

    An Indian-origin doctor, who had served 18 months in jail after being convicted of sexually assaulting one of his patients in Australia, has been taken into custody by the Immigration Department. Suhail Durani, 36, who had his permanent residency revoked four months ago after serving the jail term has been...
  • Malaysia: Indian-origin doctor charged with assaulting wife 30-05-2013 04:06 AM

    Kuala Lumpur: An Indian-origin doctor in Malaysia is facing charges of assaulting his wife in 2009 in which a lower court had earlier acquitted him. P Mahendran, 47, was ordered by Shah Alam High Court on Tuesday to answer to the charge of assaulting his estranged wife, B Bhavani Devi,...
  • Singapore: Indian-origin student jailed for forgery 04-05-2013 07:20 PM

    Singapore: A 22-year-old Indian-origin student has been sentenced to 22 months in jail by a Singapore court for a series of cheating and forgery cases. Suraj Kumar Sarabjeet admitted to 10 counts of cheating and forgery in a district court in this city-state on Friday, the Straits Times reported. A...
  • South Africa: Indian-origin student stabbed to death 30-04-2013 05:43 PM

    Durban: An Indian-origin schoolboy was stabbed to death and his brother injured in a gang attack after a spat over a girl. Dareshan Moodley, 16, was stabbed to death and his brother Revarsheen, 18, is recovering in a hospital here after they were stabbed, beaten and left for dead in...
  • Fiji: Indian-origin man gets life term for slaughtering his family 30-04-2013 03:49 PM

    Melbourne: An Indian-origin man, convicted of murdering his wife and two minor daughters, has been sentenced to life imprisonment by an court in Fiji. 33-year-old Bimlesh Dayal was sentenced by the high court in Suva, the capital of the island nation of Fiji, for murdering his wife Ranjini Rekha Singh...
  • Sunil Tripathi's family recalls how they tried to prove his innocence 26-04-2013 09:37 AM

    The body of the missing Indian-origin student Sunil Tripathi, mistakenly linked to the marathon bombings, has now been identified in Boston. His family recalls their ordeal in trying to prove his innocence. ...
  • Australian court reduces jail term of Indian-origin doctor 18-04-2013 04:10 PM

    Melbourne: An Indian-origin neurosurgeon, convicted in 2010 for manslaughter and supplying cocaine to two female escorts, has won a substantial reduction in his sentence, with an Australian court agreeing that one of the women willingly took the drug which killed her. Suresh Nair, 44, who pleaded guilty in late 2010...
  • UK: Indian-origin woman, two daughters found dead in London 15-04-2013 11:33 AM

    An Indian-origin school laboratory technician and her two daughters were found dead under mysterious circumstances at their home in west London, a Scotland Yard spokesman said on Sunday. Heena Solanki, 34, was found dead along with Prish, 4, and Jasmine, 9, at their home in Midcroft, Ruislip on Friday evening....
  • UK: Indian-origin woman, 2 daughters found dead 14-04-2013 06:07 PM

    London: An Indian-origin school laboratory technician and her two daughters have been found dead under mysterious circumstances at their home in west London, a Scotland Yard spokesman said on Sunday. Heena Solanki, 34, was found dead along with Prish, 4, and Jasmine, 9, at their home in Midcroft, Ruislip on...
  • US: Indian-origin store owner stabbed to death 07-11-2012 07:21 AM

    New York: A 57-year old Indian-origin store owner was stabbed to death by an unidentified assailant during a robbery attempt at his shop in Delaware last week. Hemantkumar Maganlal Chauhan of Newport, Delaware was rushed to the Christiana Hospital Trauma Center where he was pronounced dead. An official of the...
  • UK: Indian-origin man missing in Manchester 08-01-2012 05:43 PM

    London: Concern is growing for a 20-year-old Indian-origin man who has gone missing since the early hours of January 2 from a place in Manchester, which is less than 16 kilometres from where Anuj Bidve was killed on December 26. Gurdeep Hayer, who is based in West Bormwich, travelled to...
  • US: Man sentenced for raping Indian-origin girl 05-01-2012 01:27 PM

    New York: A New York private detective has been sentenced to 32 years in prison for raping his Indian-origin girlfriend and then implicating her in a series of false armed robberies for which she was wrongly jailed for seven months. Jerry Ramrattan, 39, of Queens was convicted in November after...
  • 9/11: Indian Americans have come a long way 10-09-2011 04:16 PM

    Washington: Ten years after terrorists struck US unleashing a backlash against the South Asians given their close resemblance to the hijackers from the Middle East, the community has come a long way. "Looking back, the country has changed substantially. Just after 9/11, people at large looked at South Asians with...
  • Insider trading: Indian-origin man pleads guilty 28-05-2011 10:21 AM

    Boston: An Indian-origin hedge fund manager in the US has pleaded guilty to his involvement in insider trading schemes and could face up to 20 years in prison. Samir Barai, 39, a portfolio manager at two different New York hedge funds, pleaded guilty before Magistrate Judge Kevin Nathaniel Fox to...