Indian High Commission in Sri Lanka marks Independence Day

Colombo, Aug 15 : The Indian High Commission in Sri Lanka celebrated India’s 71st Independence Day on Tuesday by hoisting the national flag and organising a cultural performance. India’s High Commissioner Taranjit Sandhu unfurled the national flag and inspected a guard of honour at the event attended by a large number of the Indian community […]

Indian-origin man awarded $2.9mn after bad reference cost him job

Singapore, Aug 15 : An Indian-origin man here has got 4 million Singaporean dollars ($2.9 million) in damages from his previous employer after a scathing reference letter by them cost him the chance to get a new job. Ramesh Krishnan had accused AXA Life Insurance Singapore of defaming him while providing references on his work […]

Breast cancer may kill 76,000 Indian women a year by 2020

Dubai, Aug 15 : Lack of early diagnosis of breast cancer may kill 76,000 Indian women in a year by 2020, says a study, one of whose researchers is of Indian origin. One of the most commonly diagnosed type of cancer among women in India, breast cancer claimed 70,218 lives in 2012, the study published […]

Indian Embassy in Nepal marks Independence Day

Kathmandu, Aug 15 : The Indian Embassy here celebrated India’s 71st Independence Day at a public ceremony on Tuesday. Indian Ambassador Manjeev Singh Puri hoisted the national flag and read out the message of Indian President Ram Nath Kovind at the event attended by several embassy officials along with their families and members of the […]

Indian expats in UAE celebrate Independence Day

Dubai, Aug 15 : Indian expatriates in the UAE on Tuesday celebrated India’s 71st Independence Day with zeal and fervour by hoisting the national flag and organising cultural events. Hundreds of expats gathered to watch the unfurling of the national flag by Consulate General Vipul at the Indian Embassy in Abu Dhabi and the Consulate […]

Marconi Lifetime Achievement Award for Indian-born Stanford professor

By Fakir Balaji Bengaluru, Aug 14 : The US-based Marconi Society has announced its Lifetime Achievement Award to Indian-born Stanford University professor Thomas Kailath, for his outstanding contributions to modern communications. “Kailath is the sixth scientist to be honoured with our Lifetime Achievement Award for his research contributions, which advanced modern communications technologies over the […]