Indian-origin doctor pleads guilty to healthcare fraud in US

Washington, Sep 20 : An Indian-origin doctor has pleaded guilty to a healthcare fraud in the US, the Justice Department said. Jayam Krishna Iyer, 66, from Clearwater, Florida, pleaded guilty to one count of the healthcare fraud earlier this week and faces a maximum penalty of 10 years in federal prison, or 20 years, if […]

Indian woman in New Zealand faces deportation after losing $33K to scamsters

Wellington, Sep 20 : An Indian woman is facing deportation in New Zealand after being duped by men who she says took more than $30,000 from her in return for work visas for jobs that did not exist. Damanpreet Kaur told Radio New Zealand (RNZ) that she paid two Tauranga men over $18,000 for a […]

India happy with Maldives opposition floating joint presidential candidate

New Delhi, Sep 19 : Ahead of the presidential election to be held in the Maldives on Sunday, the Indian establishment is happy that the opposition parties in the Indian Ocean archipelago nation have put up a joint candidate against incumbent President Yameen Abdul Gayoom. “We are happy that there will be a single joint […]

Hate crime: Indian-origin family targeted in UK aron attack

London, Sep 19 : An Indian-origin family was forced to flee their home in the UK after it was targeted in an arson attack which the police on Wednesday treated as a “hate crime”. Mayour Karlekar, 43, said his wife and two kids suffered a “near death experience” when they woke up to a fire […]

Get busy for more self-control

London, Sep 18 : Want to boost your self-control? Start thinking of yourself as a busy person, researchers, including one of Indian-origin, said in a study. The study revealed that the mere perception of self as a busy person, or what they call a busy mindset, is a “badge of honour” that can be leveraged […]

Migration from Kerala declined 11% in 5 years: Study

Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 17 : Factors like the declining population in the 19-25 age-group and stagnant wages in the Gulf countries could be responsible for migration from Kerala declining 11 per cent between 2013 and 2018, a new study says. “Of the 2.1 million emigrants (from Kerala in the Gulf and elsewhere), 15.8 per cent are […]