A broad-based coalition of about 40 organisations and temples from New York City has the asked to include Diwali alongside the new proposed public holidays for Eid and Lunar New Year.
NYC mayor urged to include Diwali as school holiday
Amid concerns over high number of deaths of Indian workers in Qatar, the Indian embassy in Doha sought to downplay the issue, saying that the number was ‘quite normal’.
Indian embassy in Doha allays concerns on deaths of Indian workers in Qatar
The pre-historic legacy of what is now the United States could be redefined thanks to an Indian-born scientist in a New York university who has identified fossils that may be as old as 400 million years through a technique that can benefit many other researchers.
Indian-born scientist in a New York university identifies 400 million-year-old fossils in US
A 19-year-old Indian-origin student of the Southern Illinois University, who had gone missing last week, has been found dead.
Indian student in US who went missing last week found dead
A missing Indian-American student Pravin Varughese was found dead in a wooded area Tuesday, nearly a week after he was last seen, according to a media report.
Missing Indian-American student found dead
Mesmerized by the exotic rituals and the rhythmic chanting of the veda mantras, a South African of Indian origin is planning to hold the ancient vedic ritual in her home country.
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Spreading the message of vedas in South Africa