- Indian-origin prof shares Economics Nobel for poverty research (2nd Lead)(22:30)
By Arul Louis
New York, Oct 14 (IANS) Abhijit Banerjee has been awarded the Economics Nobel Prize along with his wife Esther Duflo and another US academic, for their research on how to alleviate poverty that has helped eduction of the poor in India and also revolutionised the field of development economics, the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences (RSAS) announced on Monday.
- Indian-origin prof wins Economics Nobel for poverty research (Lead)(18:46)
Stockholm, Oct 14 (IANS) Indian-origin MIT professor Abhijit Banerjee, his wife and one-time Ph.D student Esther Duflo, and Harvard professor Michael Kremer have been awarded the 2019 Nobel Prize in Economics for their work which has "dramatically improved our ability to fight poverty in practice," it was announced on Monday.
- US announces sanctions on Gupta brothers of South Africa(21:40)
Washington, Oct 10 (IANS) The US Department of Treasury on Thursday announced it had imposed sanctions on the high-profile Gupta brothers - Ajay, Atul and Rajesh - of South Africa and their associate Salim Essa for corruption.
- Indian women in UAE launch mission to protect environment(11:50)
Dubai, Oct 6 (IANS) The Indian Ladies Association (ILA), a United Arab Emirates (UAE)-based community welfare body, has launched a year-long mission to protect the environment through a series of initiatives, including collection of discarded paper, e-waste, cleaning of beaches and tree planting in Abu Dhabi.
- UK minister Tariq Ahmad in India to boost ties(23:42)
New Delhi, Oct 3 (IANS) UK's Minister of State for the Commonwealth, UN and South Asia, Lord Tariq Ahmad of Wimbledon, is currently in India to further strengthen UK-India relations.
- Indian girl flew to Abu Dhabi 'for love'(11:06)
Abu Dhabi, Sep 30 (IANS) A 19-year-old Delhi-based Christian girl who flew to Abu Dhabi earlier this month and embraced Islam, has rubbished reports that she has been abducted and coerced into joining a terrorist group, adding that she came to the UAE for love.
- Houston's first Sikh Deputy shot dead (Lead)(14:32)
Houston, Sep 28 (IANS) Sandeep Dhaliwal, the first Sikh Deputy in Houston's Harris County Sheriff's Department, was shot dead multiple times in the head from behind during a mid-day traffic stop, authorities said.
- Indian-origin man jailed for robbery in Singapore(13:32)
Singapore, Sep 27 (IANS) An Indian-origin man in Singapore has been sentenced to 11 and a half years after being convicted of robbery at a petrol station in 2017 and admitting to drug consumption and possession, the media reported on Friday.
- UAE to deport Indian worker held for stealing mangoes(11:06)
Dubai, Sep 24 (IANS) A United Arab Emirates (UAE) court has ordered the deportation of an Indian airport worker who was held for stealing two mangoes from the baggage of a passenger last year, a media report said.
- Singapore sentences Indian man for bribing airport staff(17:00)
Singapore, Sep 23 (IANS) A Singapore court on Monday sentenced an Indian national to eight weeks in jail for bribing a Changi Airport check-in worker so that the latter would under-report the weight of travellers' bags on Tigerair flights.
- Indian woman in UAE diagnosed with rare disease(18:16)
Abu Dhabi, Sep 21 (IANS) A 20-year-old Indian woman in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has been diagnosed with a rare medical disorder, leaving her on ventilator support for the last six months, the media reported.
- Heavy rains lash Houston ahead of Modi visit(23:08)
Houston (Texas), Sep 20 (IANS) Heavy rains lashed Houston ahead of the 'Howdy Modi' mega diaspora event on Sunday that will see Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi address a crowd of over 50,000 people, and also be attended by US President Donald Trump.
- 3 'Australian tax officials' who conned NRI actress held (3rd Lead)(19:52)
By Sanjeev Kumar Singh Chauhan
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Three men who defrauded NRI actress Isha Sharvani and many other Australian residents of crores of rupees by pretending to be tax officials have been arrested as Delhi Police's Cyber Crime Unit busted their fake call centre here, police said on Thursday.
- Trump joining Modi event will be message for world: Jaishankar(19:34)
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) US President Donald Trump joining Prime Minister Narendra Modi's diaspora event in Houston next week will be a message for the world and it is up to Pakistan what they wish to read, External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar said here on Tuesday.