Dubai-based Indian buys tickets to send prisoners home

Dubai, Oct 15 : A Dubai-based Indian businessman purchased one-way flight tickets for 13 prisoners facing deportation to help them fly back home, it was reported on Tuesday. The prisoners from Pakistan, Bangladesh, Uganda, Afghanistan, Nigeria, China, and Ethiopia were released on Monday upon completion of their jail term. “Unfortunately, the men could not afford […]

Indian-origin prof shares Economics Nobel for poverty research

[Cambridge: Esther Duflo, left, and Abhijit Banerjee speak during a news conference at Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge, Mass., Monday, Oct. 14, 2019. Banerjee and Duflo, along with Harvard’s Michael Kremer, were awarded the 2019 Nobel Prize in economics for pioneering new ways to alleviate global poverty. /PTI] By Arul Louis New York, Oct […]