Resort deaths: Kerala CM wants Centre to press Nepal for probe

Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 24 : Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Friday asked the state’s parliamentarians to take up the matter of deaths of eight Keralites at a resort in Nepal early this week, with the Centre to pursue the matter with the neighbouring country’s government. Vijayan was speaking to the parliamentarians at the customary meeting […]

‘Indian-American community not polarised but segregated’

Washington, Jan 24 : Ghazala Hashmi, an Indian-origin Democrat Senator and the first Muslim woman elected to the Virginia Senate, has said that the Indian-American community “not polarised but segregated”, a media report said. In an interview to the India-West magazine published online on Friday, Hashmi said: “The community is not polarized but segregated. Hindus, […]

Dubai-based Indian expat’s stamp collection worth $27,225

Dubai, Jan 24 : A Dubai-based Indian expat has a vintage collection of more than 100,000 stamps from around the world for which he spent nearly $27,225, a media report said. The 65-year-old P.C. Ramachandran is now one of the senior collectors of the Emirates Philatelic Association and has been recognised for the outstanding efforts […]