US Army allows turbans, beards, hijabs for service personnel
Washington : The US Army has issued a new regulation under which servicemen who wear turbans, hijabs or beards can now be enrolled in the military, making the force more inclusive of minority religions and cultures.
Indian-origin sisters arrested for ‘extortion’
Toronto: Two Indian-origin sisters based here were arrested on charges of extorting and cyber-bullying a billionaire in Lagos, Nigeria.
Indian-origin man found guilty of bribing Mexican officials
New York : An Indian-origin man was found guilty of bribing Mexican officials to secure contracts, Assistant Attorney General Leslie Caldwell has said.
Sikh doctor in US files religious discrimination lawsuit
New York : A Sikh doctor in the US has filed a lawsuit against an American medical organisation alleging he was denied a neurology job for his religious appearance.
Indian-American rejects charges of visa fraud in america
Washington: An Indian-origin man, who has been charged in the US with fraud and aggravated identity theft for obtaining two H-1B visas by false immigration documents, has rejected the allegations.
US citizen charged with sedition gets bail
Amritsar : Resham Singh USA, a resident of California, was released from Amritsar central jail after one-and-a-half months.
Punjab-origin man charged in US bribe scam
New York : An Indian-origin former portfolio manager at one of the largest pension funds in the US is among three people charged in a bribery scam where billions of dollars of business was steered to broker dealers in exchange for luxury vacations, drugs, cash and prostitutes.
Indian-American engineer elected mayor of Californian city
Washington : An Indian-American engineer has been elected as Mayor of South San Francisco city in the US state of California.
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