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Iranian woman who tied unscarved hair in viral video shot dead

Hadis Najafi, a young Iranian woman whose video tying her unscarved hair back and boldly stepping into the middle of a protest went viral,...

Global

Defend proclaimed terrorists at your own peril: Jaishankar

Indian External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar has asserted that nations who defend proclaimed terrorists in the United Nations neither...

Global

India is on the side of peace: Jaishankar on Russia-Ukraine war

Speaking at the 77th UN General Assembly (UNGA), External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar said "India is on the side of peace in Russia...

Global

Russia has shamelessly violated core tenets of UN charter: Biden

United States President Joe Biden rebuked Russian President Vladimir Putin for Russia's war on Ukraine at the 77th Session of the United...

Global

Giant sinkhole swallows entire van in US

USA News: A gaping sinkhole that opened up on a Bronx street after severe storms swallowed an entire van, two years after a similar incident...

USA

Singapore named fifth best city for renters: Study

London took the top spot, with Singapore fifth the only non European capital in the top five best city for renters.

Global

Indian-origin man shot in US

An Indian-born man was gunned down while he was seated in a parked SUV car on the road near his home in New York.

USA

Diplomat Ruchira Kamboj to be India's next Permanent Representative To UN

India's envoy to Bhutan Ruchira Kamboj was yesterday appointed as India's Permanent Representative to the United Nations in New York.

Global

In Pics: World's most popular views chosen by travellers

Seeking out the picture-perfect view at a new location is often a priority for travellers and people moving to a new city.

Global

Singapore headquartered Venturi Partners debuts with USD 175M maiden fund

Singapore News: Venturi Partners, founded by Nicholas Cator in 2019, announced the debut of their maiden fund with a USD 175 mn corpus.

SMEs

Five help cops to arrest Brooklyn subway shooting suspect

USA News: Five people have helped the NYPD police to apprehend a 62-year-old man, suspected to have carried out the arrest of the Brooklyn...

USA

CNN chief steps down for failing to disclose ties with colleague

CNN Worldwide president Jeff Zucker has resigned from his post reportedly for failing to disclose his relationship with a high-ranking...

USA

Wall Street bank staff may lose their job if not vaccinated by January-end

Citigroup Inc will become the first Wall Street bank to enforce a strict COVID-19 vaccine mandate on its employees who are not yet...

Corporate

In a first, US surgeons transplant heart of a pig into human

US News: US surgeons claimed to have successfully transplanted a pig heart to human.

USA

India has developed world's first COVID vaccine for those 12 years and above: Modi to UNGA

In his address to the 76th session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in New York, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi...

Global

COVID-19 impact: Singapore sees a drop in rental costs for expatriates

Singapore Housing News - Singapore saw its rent rates take a dip in 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic and its effect on tourism, according...

Housing

Priyanka Chopra launches Indian restaurant in New York

Sona is set to open later this month and will be headed by chef Hari Nayak.

Entertainment

The modern-day matchmaker

What’s love got to do with it? Just about everything, if you ask Anuradha Gupta, the Founder CEO of Vows for Eternity. This New York-based...

NRI Stories NRI Stories

Indian community in US celebrates foundation-laying of new Ram Temple

Indian-Americans across the United States celebrated the foundation stone laying ceremony of the new Ram Janma Bhoomi Temple in the holy...

USA

Indian-origin doctor appointed as New York health commissioner

Dr Dave A Chokshi, a 39-year-old Indian-origin physician with expertise in public health, has been appointed as New York City's new health...

USA

Our 65-day forced vacation during the COVID-19 pandemic

The COVID-19 crisis has hit the world far harder than anyone could have expected. And for this correspondent it has been no different. My...

Covid-19 Analysis & Commentary

In Pics: Returning on the repatriation flight from Newark to New Delhi

After a three-week trip turned into a 65-day sojourn in the United States for my family due to the COVID-19 travel ban, we finally managed...

Covid-19

Indian government to soon take decision on lifting OCI cardholders' travel ban

Indian government indicated that it would soon take an appropriate decision on the issue even as consulates in the USA assured...

Global

New York tells residents to wear masks in public

Governor Andrew Cuomo has ordered residents to wear masks in public where social distancing is not possible.

Covid-19

11 Indians die of COVID-19 in US

At least 11 Indian-origin residents in the United States have died of COVID-19 with another 16 testing positive for the infection which has...

Covid-19