Indian-American dentist pleads guilty to stealing half-a-million in COVID-19 relief money; faces 10 years in jail

An Indian-American dentist, with his practice in California, has pleaded guilty to stealing USD500,000 in COVID-19 relief money for two years and using it for improper personal expenditures, such as investments, said an official statement from the Department of Justice.

Indian-American man gets life term for killing three teens in vehicle crash

Indian-origin Anurag Chandra, who was convicted of killing three 16-year-old boys and seriously injuring three other teens after the youngsters played a “doorbell” prank on him in 2020, has been sentenced to life without the possibility of parole.

14-year-old hired by SpaceX says LinkedIn deleted his account due to age restrictions

14-year-old prodigy Kairan Quazi may be smart enough to be hired by SpaceX, but he’s too young for LinkedIn, according to the job search platform’s policy.

Indian-origin man found guilty of murder in doorbell prank case in California

Anurag Chandra, an Indian-origin resident of Riverside, California, was last week found guilty of killing three teenage boys who played a doorbell-ringing prank at his house, according to local media reports.

17 arrested, including Sikhs, over California gurdwara shootings; AK-47s seized

Police in California have arrested 17 people for a series of shootings at gurdwaras and they have seized weapons such as AK-47s, handguns, and a machine gun. The 17 were arrested in raids at 20 locations.

‘Silicon Valley Bank’s fall triggered crisis across tech firms’

Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu warned that the implosion of Silicon Valley Bank (SVB), the second-largest bank failure in US history, created a deep crisis in the technology industry.

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