Indian Origin People
07 Jan 2020
Different ways in which one can acquire citizenship in India
Citizenship is nothing but the position or status granted to an individual of being a member/citizen of a particular country.
03 Jan 2020
Five successful Indian-origin CEOs in Silicon Valley to know about
Indians have been making a mark in the global tech space for many decades, playing an important role in the industry and contributing in various ways.
11 Sep 2019
This Indian-origin inventor has more patents than Thomas Edison
Often accredited for bringing us the light bulb, Thomas Edison is among the most celebrated inventors.
02 Aug 2019
Indian-origin doctor, who won Miss England, once faced racial bullying
While models often get stereotyped as stupid, Bhasha Mukherjee, the 23-year-old who was crowned Miss England on Thursday, is living proof that they aren't.
22 Feb 2019
US: 70-year-old Indian-origin man admits to multi-million dollar immigration fraud
A 70-year-old man of Indian-origin, Hardev Panesar, living in the US, has admitted to running a multi-million dollar immigration scam that is said to have duped over a 100 people.
09 Jan 2019
Study: Hindus in US are the most educated religious community
In an encouraging news, the Hindu community has turned out to be the most educated among 30 religious groups in the United States, according to 2014 Religious Landscape Study by Pew Research Center.
15 Dec 2018
US: Indian-origin man wins lottery, will donate to underprivileged children
In a touching incident, an Indian-origin man in Florida, United States, who recently won a lottery of $14.5 million (Rs. 104.4 crore), has decided to use the amount to help the underprivileged children in India.
05 Dec 2018
UK: Gay Indian-origin man murdered wife to be with boyfriend
An Indian-origin man, Mitesh Patel, has been convicted of murdering his Indian-origin wife, Jessica Patel, at their Middlesbrough residence in UK.
04 Dec 2018
Singapore: Indian-origin man sentenced to prison for molesting a woman
On Tuesday, a Singapore court sentenced an Indian-origin man to 10 weeks in prison for molesting a woman on a bus.
24 Nov 2018
#DesiStyle: Canadian jewelry store's employees fight burglars using swords
Attempting to rob a jewelry store is not an easy job. It requires tons of planning, equipment, and strategy.
13 Nov 2018
Indian ex-Tesla employee charged for embezzling $9.3mn, identity theft
A 32-year-old Indian man, a former employee of American electric car manufacturer Tesla, has been charged for allegedly stealing $9.3mn from the company by falsifying financial documents.
31 Oct 2018
Indian sentenced for cyberattacks on US university, to pay $8.6mn
An Indian-origin man has been ordered to pay $8.6 million in restitution and serve six months of home incarceration for launching a series of cyber attacks including creating click fraud botnets, infecting hundreds of thousands of devices with malicious software on the computer network of a leading US university.
31 Oct 2018
Indo-American couple honored for their humanitarian work in India
An Indo-American couple has been honored in the US for making significant contributions to the areas of literacy, education, and healthcare in India.
30 Oct 2018
Travel-junkie Indian couple dies falling 800ft in California's Yosemite Park
In a tragic incident, an Indian couple died after falling 800 feet in an area with steep terrain in California's Yosemite National Park last week.
03 Oct 2018
Singapore: Indian national faces 2-5 years jail-term, caning for extortion
A court in Singapore charged a 35-year-old Indian national who tried to extort half-a-million Singapore dollars from a bank.
11 Sep 2018
India-born woman student to get 'Young Scholar' award in US
Rajalakshmi Nandakumar, an India-born woman scholar in the US, has been chosen for a prestigious award for her work to help detect potentially life-threatening health issues using smartphones.
08 Sep 2018
US: Indian-origin people among 15 indicted in massive call-center scam
As many as 15 people, including Indian-origin, and five India-based businesses were indicted yesterday in the multimillion-dollar call center scam which defrauded thousands of US citizens of hundreds of millions of dollars.
28 Aug 2018
UK: Angry woman gets Indian-origin boyfriend arrested for drunk driving
An Indian-origin man in the UK has been fined and banned from driving for 17 months after his angry girlfriend called the police for drunk driving.
18 Aug 2018
South Africa: Indian-origin-man kills cousin during argument over TV remote
A South African Indian-origin man has been charged with murder for allegedly shooting dead his cousin during a heated argument over a TV remote control.
17 Aug 2018
US: Indian man convicted of sexually-assaulting woman sleeping on flight
A 35-year-old Indian IT manager has been convicted of sexually assaulting a woman sleeping aboard a Detroit-bound flight in the US, media reports said.
09 Aug 2018
Top Indian-origin UN Women staffer sexually abused juniors, manipulated them
A UN official placed high up in the gender equality department was accused in 2017 of sexually abusing several juniors.
09 Aug 2018
British Airways offloads Indian family over crying 3-year-old son
In a shocking case, an Indian family has alleged their three-year-old child was threatened by a crew member of British Airways because he was crying.
08 Aug 2018
Trump nominates Indian-American professor Aditya Bamzai to Civil Liberties board
US President Donald Trump has nominated a prominent Indian-American law professor and legal expert to an agency on privacy and civil liberties.
08 Aug 2018
'He'd have helped you understand': Kuchibhotla's widow tells his murderer
Sunayana Dumala, widow of Indian engineer Srinivas Kuchibhotla who was shot dead in the US, told the murderer that if he had just kept his anger aside, "Srinu would have been happy to...help you understand that not every brown-skinned person is suspicious or evil."
07 Aug 2018
Anita Kumar, first Indian-American elected to board of WH-Correspondents' Association
Anita Kumar has become the first Indian-American to be elected to the board of the White House Correspondents' Association (WHCA), more than a century-old apex body of journalists covering the US President.
04 Aug 2018
Indian-origin prof gets $2mn-grant for research on lupus in women
Indian-origin professor Chandra Mohan and his two colleagues at the US's University of Houston's biomedical engineering department received a $2mn grant from the National Institutes of Health to find out why lupus is more common in women than men.
02 Aug 2018
India-born Akshay Venkatesh wins Fields Medal, the 'Nobel' of mathematics
New-Delhi born and Australia-bred Akshay Venkatesh has made India real proud.
30 Jul 2018
Indian-priest's work on galaxies changes astronomy as we know it
For most, science vs faith is a choice. For Indian-origin Richard D'Souza, science was simply a way to get closer to the divine.
29 Jul 2018
Indian-American senatorial candidate Shiva Ayyadurai attacked by 'racist' opponent supporter
An Indian-origin senatorial candidate in the US has been assaulted allegedly by a racist man who punched him in the face leaving him severely bleeding at a town hall in Massachusetts, according to media reports.
28 Jul 2018
A TV-series on Sonali Dev's 'The Bollywood Bride' coming soon
US-based author Sonali Dev's book "The Bollywood Bride" will soon be made a television series.
27 Jul 2018
4 Indians in Fortune's list of influential people under 40
The recently-declared "Fortune's 40 of the most influential and inspiring young people in business under the age of 40" has brought India enough reason to cheer.
25 Jul 2018
US: Indian-origin physician pleads guilty to illegally distributing controlled substances
An Indian-origin woman in the US, Madhu Aggarwal (68), has pleaded guilty to charges of unlawfully distributing controlled substances and healthcare fraud, US Attorney Scott Brady said.
24 Jul 2018
Indian-origin economist, working for World Bank, drowns at Bali beach
A young Indian-origin senior economist, working with the World Bank, drowned after strong currents pulled her away while she was swimming in a restricted area at a beach in Bali, Indonesia on Saturday.
21 Jul 2018
US: Over 20 Indian-origin persons sentenced in massive call-center scam
Over 20 Indian-origin persons in the US have been sentenced for up to 20 years in prison for their involvement in a multimillion-dollar India-based call center scam, defrauding thousands of US citizens of hundreds of millions of dollars.
18 Jul 2018
Indian-Americans donate $1bn every year, one-third of their giving potential
Indian-Americans, who are among the ethnic groups with highest per capita income, donate about $1 billion/year, far less than their potential of $3 billion philanthropy in the US, revealed a first-of-its-kind survey.
18 Jul 2018
US: Indian girl killed as two training aircraft collide midair
The 19-year-old Indian girl Nisha Sejwal was among three people killed when two small training aircraft from a flight school collided midair yesterday in the US state of Florida.
15 Jul 2018
Award-winning Indian-origin physiotherapist wants to start 'unique' rehab in India
An Indian-origin healthcare professional in the UK, who was recently awarded for her work to improve the quality of patient care in the state-funded National Health Service (NHS), said her dream is to start a rehabilitation and re-employment center in India.
15 Jul 2018
UK: 8-year-old Yoga Champ named 'British Indian of the Year'
An eight-year-old Indian-origin schoolboy, Ishwar Sharma - "Under-11 UK National Yoga Champion" - has been named the "British Indian of the Year" for his achievements in the field.
12 Jul 2018
Two Indian-origin women on Forbes' list of richest self-made women
While the controversial inclusion of Kylie Jenner in Forbes' list of America's 60 richest self-made women stole the headlines, it's worth noting that two Indian-origin women also made to the list.
12 Jul 2018
Two Indian-origin women among Forbes America's 60 richest self-made women
Indian-origin technology executives Jayshree Ullal and Neerja Sethi have made it to the Forbes' list of America's 60 richest self-made women, with 20-year-old reality TV star and entrepreneur Kylie Jenner being the youngest on the power list.