Number of Indian applicants at US varsities drops this year

Washington, March 27 : The universities in the US have registered a decline in applications from Indian students following rising hate crimes and concerns over potential changes in visa policies by the Trump administration, according to a survey. The survey was carried out by a coalition of six higher education associations in the US and […]

Indian-Americans protest CNN documentary over ‘Aghoris’

Washington, March 27 : A large contingent of Indian-Americans gathered outside the CNN office in Chicago after the channel aired a documentary that “tarnished” Hinduism, the media reported. The protest held on Sunday was attended by over 600 Indian-Americans, the American Bazaar reported. “We are here to protest against the show aired on CNN called […]

Australian mission expresses regret over attack on Indian

New Delhi, March 27 : The Australian High Commission here on Monday expressed regret over an attack on an Indian national in the state of Tasmania this weekend. “We regret the attack on a taxi driver of Indian origin in Hobart which occurred over the weekend,” the high commission spokesperson said in a statement. “We […]

Feeling Trump effect here, says Indian attacked in Australia

Melbourne, March 27 : An Indian man, who was assaulted by a group of teenagers at a restaurant in Australia’s Hobart city, has said the racial mood is changing in the country and assaults, ethinc slurs are becoming more common. Li Max Joy, who hails from Kerala and works as a part-time taxi driver, was […]

Muslim ban represents US’ darkest era: Indian-American philanthropist

By Sarwar Kashani New Delhi, March 27 : As a teenager when Fakhrul Islam, now Frank F. Islam, crossed the Atlantic in 1970 to realise his American dream, the “shining city upon a hill” opened all its doors for him, helping him become one of the most-celebrated Indian-American businessmen in the US. But today Islam, […]

Pakistani family pardons Indians for murder in UAE

Abu Dhabi, March 27 : The family of a Pakistani man, allegedly murdered by 10 Indians in Abu Dhabi in 2015, has pardoned the convicts facing death sentence. The father of the victim, Mohammad Farhan, appeared in the Al Ain Appeals Court and submitted a letter of consent to pardon the Indians, an Indian Embassy […]