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26-year-old Indian-origin student killed in Kansas City

26-year-old Indian-origin student killed in Kansas City

26-year-old Indian-origin student killed in Kansas City. A 26-year-old student from Telangana was killed after unknown persons opened fire at a restaurant in Kansas City. The deceased, identified as Sharath Koppu, was studying at the University of Missouri-Kansas City or UMKC. The victim’s cousin told ANI that a group of unidentified miscreants opened fire at

Indian-origin student pleads guilty of US cyber attacks

A 21-year-old Indian-origin student has pleaded guilty of executing a series of cyber attacks on the Rutgers University computer network in the US, authorities said. Paras Jha of New Jersey along with two others — Josiah White of Pennsylvania and Dalton Norman of Louisiana — also admitted on Wednesday to creating and operating two botnets

Indian-origin bodybuilder dies

Indian-origin bodybuilder dies

Indian-origin bodybuilder

Indian-Origin Kid Is Overnight Hero On British TV- Daily Post India

Indian-Origin Kid Is Overnight Hero On British TV

A 12-year-old Indian-origin contestant on a British television show has become an overnight sensation after he answered all questions correctly. Rahul, whose surname is not being revealed, got all 14 of his questions correct in the first round of the latest series of ‘Child Genius’, a show broadcast by Channel 4. This Indian-Origin kid has an IQ

Indian-origin man charged with murder in US

New York: A 50-year-old Indian-origin man hasbeen charged with murder for stabbing his wife to death on a street here after an argument. Prem Rampersaud, who lives in Guyana, is temporarily residing with a friend in Queens.Queens District Attorney Richard Brown said yesterday that he has been charged with murder in the multiple stabbing death

Indian-origin astronomer spots tiniest asteroid

New York: Using data from four different telescopes, a team of astronomers led by an Indian-origin researcher has reported that an asteroid discovered last year is the tiniest known asteroid. At two meters (six feet) in diameter, the asteroid, named 2015 TC25, is also one of the brightest near-Earth asteroids ever discovered, the researchers said.

Indian-origin Muslim woman wins local election in US

Washington: A Muslim-American woman, whoseparents are from India and Pakistan, has won a key local election in the US state of Maryland which was dominated by anti-immigrant and anti-Muslim rhetoric. Raheela Ahmed, 23, won the school board race in Prince George’s county of Maryland by defeating a long-time system administrator by an impressive 15 per

Indian-origin S Africans unite to save community radio station

Johannesburg: Thousands of Indian-originSouth Africans have joined hands to save an iconic community radio station after national broadcast body imposed a 90 per cent local content quota on its radio stations. The 33-year-old Lotus FM has lost more than a third of its listeners after the imposition of the local content quota by the South

Indian-origin bus driver’s killer in Australia was former mental patient

Melbourne: A 48-year-old man accused of murdering Indian-origin bus driver Manmeet Alisher in Brisbane by dousing him in a flammable liquid has been confirmed as a former mental health patient and authorities have ordered a time-bound probe into the treatment given to him. According to state Health Minister Cameron Dick, Anthony Mark Edward O’Donohue had

Badal condemns killing of Indian-origin bus driver in Australia

Chandigarh:  Punjab Chief Minster ParkashSingh Badal today strongly condemned the killing of Indian-origin bus driver Manmeet Alisher in Australia’s Brisbane city. Describing the attack as “inhuman, brutal and extremely worrying”, he asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi to take up the issue of safety and security of minorities, especially of Punjabi diaspora, with his Australian counterpart.

8-month-old Indian-origin boy killed after being struck by van

New York: In an extremely tragic incident, aneight-month-old Indian-origin boy was killed when the stroller he was in was hit by a car as it backed out of a driveway in Queens here. Navraj Raju was being pushed in the stroller by his 35-year-old mom, who hailed from India, when he was hit by a

Indian-origin lawyer shoots 9 in US, killed by police

New York: An Indian-origin lawyer with apparent Nazi sympathies went on an early morning rampage in US’ Houston city shooting nine people on Monday before he was killed by police, according to authorities. Nathan Desai was wearing military-style clothing with Nazi symbols during the 20-minute shooting spree when he fired at passing cars. Police said that

Apple buys health startup founded by Indian-origin duo

New York: Taking its interest in the digital health sector to the next level, tech giant Apple has quietly acquired personal health data startup Gliimpse founded by two Indian-origin entrepreneurs. According to media reports, the acquisition reportedly happened earlier but was not publicly announced yet. An Apple spokesperson has now responded, saying: “Apple buys smaller

Indian-origin team brings hope for wireless implanted devices

Washington: Taking us one step closer to internet-connected wireless implanted devices, a team of Indian-origin engineers has introduced a new way of communication that allows devices to talk to smartphones and watches. Such devices include brain implants, contact lenses, credit cards and smaller wearable electronics. This new “interscatter communication” developed by the team from University

Indian-origin woman found guilty of starving step-daughter

New York: An Indian-origin woman in the UShas been found guilty of brutally abusing and starving her 12-year-old step-daughter for more than a year and half and faces up to 25 years in prison. Sheetal Ranot, 35, was found guilty of assault and endangering the welfare of a child for the brutal abuse of her

Indian-origin man charged in hit and run crash

New York: A 58-year-old Indian-origin manhas been charged with manslaughter for causing the death of a 40-year-old woman and critically injuring her daughter after he slammed his car into their vehicle. Jairam Budhu of Queens was allegedly driving with a suspended license and was speeding when he rammed his car into the vehicle of Zaakika


Obama nominates Indian-origin as ambassador to Malaysia

Washington: US President Barack Obama has nominated an Indian-origin diplomat as the next American ambassador to Malaysia. If confirmed by the Senate, Kamala Shirin Lakhdhir would replace Joseph Y Yun as the next US ambassador to Malaysia. Nomination of Lakhdhir, a career member of the Foreign Service Class of Counselor who was Executive Assistant to

‘Premature babies likely to be single, unemployed as adults’

Toronto: People born prematurely atlow-birth weights are more likely to be unemployed, single and suffer from chronic health conditions, researchers including one of Indian-origin have claimed. Saroj Saigal and colleagues from McMaster University in Canada compared the functioning of adults (ages 29 to 36) who were extremely low-birth-weight (ELBW) with adults who were born at

Indian-origin man sentenced for assaulting women in New Zealand

Melbourne: An Indian-origin taxi driver in NewZealand has been sentenced to three months home detention for ‘indecent assault’ on two women in separate incidents, a media report said on Saturday. Sandeep Kumar, an Auckland taxi driver, twice groped women passengers in his cab. He has been sentenced to three months home detention so that he