NRI News

US Army allows turbans, beards, hijabs for service personnel

Thursday, 05/01/2017

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’

Thursday, 29/12/2016

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

Wednesday, 28/12/2016

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

Wednesday, 28/12/2016

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

Tuesday, 27/12/2016

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

Saturday, 24/12/2016

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

Friday, 23/12/2016

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

Friday, 23/12/2016

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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Tuesday, 21/03/2017

PATIALA: With Akalis out of power, the Badal family-owned Orbit bus which was once considered ‘unstoppable’, was impounded on Monday after it was involved in a collision with a bike at the Leela Bhavan Chowk here.



Indian-origin doc reconstructs jaw using 3D printer

Thursday, 23/03/2017

London: An Indian-origin surgeon in the UK ,with the help of a 3D printer, has successfully reconstructed a 53-year-old cancer patient’s jaw using bone from one of his legs. Dr Daya Gahir of Royal Stoke University Hospital in West Midlands region of England specialises in facial, head and neck surgery and conducts as many as 40 reconstructions a year.