Indian Students

  • London is best home for Indian students: Lord Paul July 8, 2014

    London: Leading NRI industrialist Lord Swraj Paul has endorsed London as one of the best cities for Indian students to come and study, saying there is no place in the world other than the British capital where an Indian can feel more at home. The Chancellor of one of the city's...
  • Experiments of Indian student from UAE to be fired into space June 22, 2014

    Dubai: An 11-year-old Indian student is the lone participant from the UAE who has got her two experiments approved for launch into space under a programme for budding young scientists. Two experiments of Prerna Pai, a seventh grader at Sharjah's Delhi Private School (DPS), are among the 100 selected experiments that...
  • Australia among top 3 choices for Indian students June 20, 2014

    Coimbatore: Reversing the earlier trend of migration to Australia by majority of Indians, the country now continued to be one of the top three destinations of choice for Indian students due to its academic quality and education system, a senior Australian diplomat said on Friday. Though many Indian students preferred...
  • Indian students leave east Ukraine, on way home June 4, 2014

    The first batch of 500 Indian students has arrived safely in Kiev from Ukraine's restive eastern region of Lugansk and will be returning to India after the Indian mission facilitated their evacuation. According to external affairs ministry spokesperson Syed Akbaruddin, the students from Lugansk region arrived in Kiev "responding to the...
  • Indian medical students in Crimea face an uncertain future March 21, 2014

    New Delhi: With Russia annexing Crimea, the fate of over 600 Indian medial students hangs in the balance. These students are studying at State Medical University in Crimea. Now the Indian medical students don't know who will conduct their exams and whether the degree would now be granted by the university...
  • FTP: Attacks on Northeast students: Time for icons of the region to speak up? February 12, 2014

    With the reports of attack on Northeast people in the last week and the death of Arunachal Pardesh boy Nido Taniam, serious questions have been raised over their security. CNN-IBN Deputy Editor Sagarika Ghose asks the panel of experts if the time has come for icons of the region to...
  • Austarlia: Assaulted Indian student out of induced coma January 6, 2014

    A 20-year-old Indian student, who suffered serious head injuries after being brutally attacked and robbed in Australia, is now out of induced coma and responding well to the treatment. Manrajwinder Singh, who was beaten up by gang of eight people perceived to be of African appearance on December 29, is out...
  • Third teen charged with assault on Indian student in Australia January 3, 2014

    Melbourne: A third Australian teenager was on Friday charged with brutally attacking and robbing a 20-year-old Indian student here who suffered serious head injuries in the incident. A 17-year-old boy was charged with intentionally causing serious injury, assault in company and robbery for the attack on Manrajwinder Singh on Sunday in...
  • Indian student in coma after brutal attack in Melbourne December 30, 2013

    Melbourne: In yet another incident of crime against Indians in Australia, a young student has been left in an induced coma after a brutal attack in Melobourne. Manriajwinder Singh, the 20-year-old Indian was repeatedly kicked and punched until a friend came to his rescue. Two cellphones were stolen from him and...
  • FTN: Are we far too obsessed with examination marks? May 30, 2013

    The CBSE declared the Class X results on Thursday. This is the first set of results since the optional board rule came into effect. From this year onwards, grades will replace marks. ...
  • UK justifies move to end boycotting Narendra Modi May 30, 2013

    New Delhi: The UK'S interests in Gujarat were best served by engaging with the elected leadership there, the British High Commissioner to India James Bevan here said on Thursday while clarifying his country's decision to end a decade-long boycott of Chief Minister Narendra Modi. In his first 'twitter interaction', Bevan also...
  • CBSE Class X results out, girls do better than boys yet again May 30, 2013

    New Delhi: The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) declared the Class X results on Thursday. This is the first set of results since the optional board rule came into effect. From this year onwards, grades will replace marks. While schools can get the entire results by giving their school code...
  • Australian faces life sentence for raping, killing Indian student April 29, 2013

    Melbourne: Australian prosecutors on Monday demanded life sentence for a 21-year-old man, who has pleaded guilty of raping and killing Indian student Tosha Thakkar in 2011 before stuffing her in a suitcase and dumping it in a canal. The Sydney based Supreme Court on Monday heard that accused, Daniel Stani-Reginald, who...
  • US: Body found in water that of missing Indian student April 25, 2013

    Providence: A body pulled from waters off a Providence park was that of a 22-year-old Brown University student missing since last month, the Rhode Island medical examiner's office said on Thursday. Sunil Tripathi was identified through a forensic dental exam, but a cause of death has not been determined, said...
  • Body found in river could be of missing Indian student: Police April 25, 2013

    Boston: Police in Rhode Island pulled a man's body from the Providence River and authorities said it is "very possible" it is that of Indian-American student Sunil Tripathi, who has been missing since mid-March. The body was recovered on Tuesday night behind the Wyndham Garden Providence Hotel at around 6...
  • Missing Indian student wrongly identified as Boston bomber April 19, 2013

    Washington: Indian-American student Sunil Tripathi, who had been missing since mid-March, was on Friday wrongly identified on social media websites as one of the two suspects responsible for the Boston Marathon terror attack. The social media and part of the mainstream media was abuzz with rumors that 22-year-old Sunil, who...
  • UK: Indian gets 10-year jail term for raping TV star April 17, 2013

    London: A 25-year-old Indian student has been sentenced to 10 years in jail by a British court for raping a TV star in her hotel room after a birthday party. Soby John, a porter, used another worker's key card to let himself in before attacking the woman celebrity as she...
  • US: FBI joins search for missing Indian-American student March 25, 2013

    Washington: The FBI has joined a search for 22-year-old Indian-American Sunil Tripathi, an undergraduate Brown University student who went missing on March 16. The police of Providence, Rhode Island, has launched a massive search operation to find Tripathi, while his friends have not only been doing their own search, putting...
  • Same-day visa for Indian investors: Cameron February 18, 2013

    Mumbai: Out to woo Indian businesses and students, British Prime Minister David Cameron on Monday announced his country would introduce same-day visa services for investors and said there would be no limit on the number of students from here studying there. "We have the biggest visa operations anywhere else in the...
  • UK: Dead Indian student's family wants body to be flown back January 24, 2013

    Bangalore: The family of Indian student Souvik Pal, whose body was found in a canal near Manchester United Club's football ground in London on January 24, asked the government to prevail on Britain to expedite handing over their son's body and bear the cost of flying it back to India. ...
  • UK: Missing Indian student found dead in a canal January 23, 2013

    London: The body of missing Indian student Souvik Pal has been found in a canal in Old Trafford in UK. 19-year old Souvik went missing on New Year's Eve and a search was on ever since. The cause of his death is yet to be determined as a post-mortem will...
  • UK faces drop in Indian students due to stringent visa policy January 12, 2013

    London: Britain's stringent norms in student visa has resulted in decline of number of Indian students in higher education by nearly a quarter last year. Students from India coming to study at UK schools and universities fell by 23.5 per cent overall, including a 28 per cent drop at postgraduate...
  • UK: Indian student missing, father issues appeal January 9, 2013

    London: A 19-year-old Indian student in Britain has been missing since New Year's Eve, prompting his father to issue an impassioned appeal to trace his son. Souvik Pal, from Kolkata, vanished after being separated from friends while celebrating New Year's Eve a nightclub in Manchester city. Police divers combed the...
  • Indian student brutally attacked in Germany December 28, 2012

    Berlin: A 24-year Indian student in Bonn was brutally attacked by Islamic extremists who slashed his tongue when he refused to convert, German police said on Thursday. The Indian student was attacked on Christmas eve when he was on the way to his place in Bonn. The men enquired about his...
  • Meet the young Indians who won at Astronomy Olympiad November 8, 2012

    Mumbai: Indian students have been consistently performing well in the various science Olympiads. CNN-IBN met the champions of the Astronomy Olympiad. Mounting a telescope is a child's play for the 18-year-olds who made India proud at the Astronomy Olympiad held in Rio De Janeiro in 2012. For 14 years in...
  • Oz man admits to murdering Indian student October 24, 2012

    Melbourne: A 21-year-old Australian man has pleaded guilty to the murder of a young Indian woman whose dismembered body was discovered in a suitcase in a Sydney canal in 2011. The body of Tosha Thakkar, 24, was found in the suitcase floating in a canal near the Parramatta River at...
  • 'Indian students in Germany need not pay to study' October 21, 2012

    New Delhi: Germany, a hub of quality scientific research and innovation, is keen to attract the brightest Indian minds for further studies and research and has as an incentive made it easier for students to stay over and work, the country's envoy has said. Another incentive for students is that...
  • Indians affected as Australia shuts 3 vocational colleges October 3, 2012

    Melbourne/New Delhi: Australia has decided to close down three vocational colleges for non-compliance of training standards, a move that will impact more than 500 Indian students enrolled in these institutes. However, Australian High Commissioner to India Peter Varghese on Wednesday assured that Indian students affected by college closures will be protected. He...
  • New UK fund to help stranded Indian students September 13, 2012

    London: Britain on Thursday announced a new fund of two million pounds to help Indian and other non-EU students caught by the revocation of London Metropolitan University's licence to admit and teach international students. LMU's licence was revoked on August 29, throwing the academic future of over 350 Indian and over...
  • UK to shut doors of university to Indian students August 29, 2012

    London: Thousands of Indian and other non-EU students are facing an uncertain situation due to the possibility of a major university here losing its licence to admit overseas students as part of a crackdown on student visa abuse. The London Metropolitan University, which has offices in New Delhi and Chennai, is...