Gobind Singh Deo has become a cabinet minister, the first member of the minority community in the country's history to be appointed as a minister. Deo, 45, who has been given the communications and multimedia portfolio, is among the two politicians of Indian descent included in the Cabinet.
The New York Police Department has got its first female turbaned Sikh auxiliary police officer, whose induction aims to motivate others to join law enforcement and help create a better understanding of Sikhism.
An Indian-American candidate for the US Senate from Massachusetts, who had filed a lawsuit against the city of Cambridge for being asked to remove a sign from a campaign bus that read 'Only a Real Indian Can Defeat the Fake Indian', is now ending the lawsuit.
Cheriyan, an Orthodox Christian by birth, had previously built a church for his parish in Dibba and also keeps the doors of a multipurpose hall in the East Ville Complex for various other groups of Christian believers to pray.
The top three individuals, who are self-made billionaires in the UAE with a combined net worth of more than $12 billion, are leading the rankings, with retail magnate Yusuff Ali M A, managing director of LuLu Group International, taking the crown as the top business owner.
In the figures, contrasting birth nationality and current nationality, large numbers of organised criminals from India, Pakistan, Somalia, Poland and Kosovo appeared to have become British or EU nationals, the Times newspaper concludes.
Akshay Aiyer was charged in the US District Court for the Southern District of New York with conspiring to fix prices and rig bids and offers in Central and Eastern European, Middle Eastern, and African (CEEMEA) currencies, which were traded against the US dollar and the euro at the currency exchange (FX) market.
An Indian-origin businesswoman managed to travel from UK's Manchester city to New Delhi via Dubai on her husband's passport before the serious lapse was picked up in India, prompting the Emirates Airline to launch an investigation into the incident.
Kalpana Chawla, 40, was the first woman of Indian-origin in space. She was one of the seven crew members who died in the Space Shuttle Columbia disaster in 2003 when the spacecraft disintegrated during its re-entry into the Earth's atmosphere.
An Indian-origin woman and her grandparents died and her two children were injured after a fast-moving blaze swept through their home in the US as they celebrated a relative's upcoming wedding, a media report said. Harleen Maggo and her paternal grandparents Ragvir Kaur-Kainth, 82 and Pyara Kainth 87, died in the tragic incident late Saturday.
Collectively they have raised more than $15.5 million, as per latest official figures, with seven of them raising over a million each. As per the latest fund-raising figures released by the Federal Election Commission, Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi from Illinois has raised maximum over $3.5 million.
Dhruv Gaur, the first-year student at Ivy League Brown University, emerged the champion on Friday in the two-day final round of the college edition of America's most popular quiz show televised nation-wide.
In an otherwise tempestuous administration that has seen frequent personnel changes at the top level, Indian-American Nikki Haley, the US ambassador to the United Nations, is seen as a trusted hand who has won President Trump’s confidence, to the extent that she is often spoken of as a possible Secretary of State.