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Easier Test For UK-bound Nurses

Britain has relaxed employment rules for foreign nurses, including from India which accounts for the second-highest number of applicants, to plug a severe shortage.

Patel Tales

Desi store clerks face death and destruction behind counter in US

Japanese Ate Indian PoWs

The nationalist narrative has long projected the Second World War as a clash between the patriots of the Indian National Army (INA), supported by the Japanese Empire, and the evil British Empire.

Hindu Temple Vandalised in US

A Hindu temple in the US state of Georgia was vandalised by unknown miscreants over the weekend, a Hindu American organisation said today.

Sikhs Stand up to Bias

After Oak Creek Temple shooting, Sikhs stand up to bias.

44 Kerala Nurses Return Home From Strife-torn Libya

The nurses were brought by bus from Tunisia to Dubai where they boarded a scheduled Emirates flight to Kochi.

India Uncovers New Gold Smuggling Route

ndia is scrambling to crack down on a new gold smuggling tactic that it fears could accelerate a flood of illegal import.

US Hospitals Are Fined Millions, Indian Ones Go Free

In the face of hard evidence of doctors getting commissions and cuts, health minister Dr Harsh Vardhan recently promised he would refer the matter to the ethics committee of the Medical Council of India

Delhi’s Infamous Tihar Jail Opens a Restaurant for the Public

New Delhi’s infamous Tihar Jail—home to more than 13,000 inmates—has opened a restaurant that serves comfort food crafted by criminals.

Satyam Founder Penalized in Fraud

India's securities regulator on Tuesday ordered the founder and former executives of Satyam Computer Services Ltd. to disgorge more than $300 million in alleged gains from an accounting scandal that came to light in 2009

Ex-Goldman Director Rajat Gupta Fails to Void Conviction

Former Goldman Sachs Group Inc director Rajat Gupta, serving a two-year prison term, has failed to persuade a federal appeals court to overturn his insider trading conviction.

Indian-American Pleads Guilty to Funding Al-Qaeda Groups

A 31-year-old Indian-American A 31-year-old Indian-American faces up to 15 years in prison after pleading guilty to providing thousands of dollars in material support to three terror groups.

Extradited Indian-Origin Scientist Gets Life

A 46-year-old Indian-origin computer scientist was yesterday sentenced to life for killing his wife and two young children .

Tarun Tejpal: India Tape Case Editor Gets Bail

India's Supreme Court has granted bail to Tarun Tejpal, the former editor of a news magazine who is charged with raping a female colleague.

Indian Story of Kickbacks in British Medical Journal

Corruption in Indian health care has hit the headlines of the prestigious British Medical Journal, which has termed it cancerous and said it is "ruining doctor-patient relationship".

Delhi, Mumbai Top List of Indian Cities in Drug Trafficking

Balkan and northern routes are the main heroin trafficking corridors linking Afghanistan to the huge markets of the Russia and western Europe

Forty Indians Abducted in Mosul

India has confirmed that 40 of its citizens have been kidnapped in the violence-hit Iraqi city of Mosul.

Rajat Gupta Fights $13.9 Million Fine as Prison Awaits

A day before he is scheduled to begin serving a two-year prison sentence for insider trading, Rajat Gupta asked a federal appeals court to reduce a $13.9 million civil penalty and shorten his lifetime ban.

Surat First City in India With Full Real-time Surveillance Network

Surat is the first city in the country to have a modern, real-time CCTV surveillance network.

Indian-American Couple Arrested on Charges of Healthcare Fraud

Owners and operators of Biosound Medical Services and Heart Solutions of Parsippany, have been charged with one count of conspiracy to commit health care fraud.

Indian Spiritual Healer Charged With Fraud in UK

An Indian man, posing as a spiritual healer in Britain, has been charged with blackmail and fraud worth thousands of pounds in a court.

Amway India CEO, William Pinckney Arrested

William S Pinckney, Chairman and CEO of Amway India was today placed under arrest by the Andhra Pradesh Police in connection with a complaint against the direct-selling firm.

Singapore Riot: Defence Team of Indian Completes Arguments

The defence team of an Indian national, accused of obstructing police at the scene of Little India riot, has completed arguments in a case related to Singapore's worst street violence in four decades

One of US' Most Wanted Fugitives Arrested in Hyderabad

Livingston was absconding since 2007 after a US court sentenced him for 23 years in prison for killing his girlfriend.

Three Indians Convicted for $15 Million Fraud in US

Three Indian medical professionals have been convicted by a federal jury for their participation in a nearly USD 15 million Medicare fraud scheme in the US.

Indian-American Doctors Charged in Insider Trading Scheme

Two Indian-American doctors among six persons have been charged by federal regulator in an insider trading scheme where they reaped nearly USD 300,000 from confidential information.

Indian-American Doctor Indicted for Causing Death of Two Patients

Pawan Kumar Jain, 61, who has been charged with 61 counts of unlawfully dispensing controlled substances and 50 counts of health care fraud, could face a sentence of life in prison if convicted,

Clinton Backer Pleads Guilty in a Straw Donor Scheme

Mr. Chatwal pleaded guilty in Federal District Court in Brooklyn to skirting federal campaign contribution laws and witness tampering,

Action Sought Against Agents For Luring Punjabis to US

The youths, detained in prisons in the US for the past few months, have gone on hunger strike seeking early resolution of their plight

Indian Priest Faces Deportation for Molestation in US

Koppala was taken into custody by the Department of Homeland Security and will remain in custody until his likely deportation.

In UK, Indian Domestic Workers Face Abuse

Under the terms of the new ‘tied visa,’ overseas domestic workers cannot legally leave their employer and find new work.

The Donkey Route to Britain

Among the illegals are Indian engineers, lawyers, graduates, pharmacists and well-educated men.

Swiss Not Sharing Info on Black Money

Finance Minister P Chidambaram has threatened to drag the European nation to multilateral foras like G20 for continuing to block its requests.

Sahara Chief Subrata Roy Gets Conditional Bail

The Supreme Court has ruled that he has to first deposit Rs. 10,000 crore with market regulator Securities and Exchange Board of India

Rajat Gupta Denied Permission to Visit India

Gupta had made the request to travel to India in February while his appeal to throw out his conviction on insider trading charges was still pending in federal court.

Sikh Children in US Schools Targets of Hate

The bullying of Sikh children is often associated with post-9/11 bias.

Plane Diverted to Carry out Terrorist Activities in India

The airline Boeing 777-200ER has not been found since it had vanished on March 8, 2014.

Tourists Lose Thousands in Goa Gemstone Scam

The gemstone scam had originated in Thailand two decades ago, and is still quite rampant in Jaipur, Delhi and Agra.

70 Indian Passports Stolen From San Francisco

About 70 Indian passports have reportedly been stolen from a private company, to which the Indian Consulate in San Francisco has outsourced various visa and passport related services.

Indian-origin Physician Charged With Healthcare Fraud in US

Mahesh Kuthuru 43, who owned and operated a medical practice, was indicted by a federal grand jury in Syracuse, New York.

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