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Indian origin Bobby Jindal to race in 2016 US president elections

Indian origin Bobby Jindal to race in 2016 US president elections

Bobby Jindal, the first non-white governor of Louisiana, has announced his plans to run for US president in 2016. The Republican will be the first Desi- American to run for…

South Indian origin kids bag National Spelling Bee title in US as it ends in draw

South Indian origin kids bag National Spelling Bee title in US as it ends in draw

Vanya Shivashankar, 13, and Gokul Venkatachalam, 14, are the latest co-champions of the 2015 Scripps National Spelling Bee. Both Vanya and Gokul have a South Indian origin and have created…

Hyderabad student shot dead in Florida by unidentified man for refusing iPhone

Hyderabad student shot dead in Florida by unidentified man for refusing iPhone

A South Indian, Telugu student from Hyderabad has been shot dead by some unidentified locals in Florida, United States. The victim, Sai Kiran, who was 23 years old was killed…

Indian-origin surgeon general in US, Vivek Murthy presented with Pride of the community award

Indian-origin surgeon general in US, Vivek Murthy presented with Pride of the community award

Dr Vivek Murthy, the Indian-American US surgeon general, also known as ‘America’s Doctor’, has been presented with the Pride of the Community Award by the Hindu American Foundation, a Hindu…

US opens probe against TCS, Infosys for H1-B visa violations

US opens probe against TCS, Infosys for H1-B visa violations

An investigation against two of the biggest Indian outsourcing companies has been initiated by the US government for possible violations of H1-B visa rules. The Department of Labour has opened…

Embryonic twin discovered in a woman’s brain hailing from Hyderabad….

Embryonic twin discovered in a woman’s brain hailing from Hyderabad….

An Indian computer science PhD student from Hyderabad underwent brain surgery to find what she jokingly called her “evil twin sister who’s been torturing me for the past 26 years”.…

Harvard University set to open International office in Mumbai

Harvard University set to open International office in Mumbai

United States’ prestigious Harvard University is all set to open International offices in India to facilitate research and academic work. Harvard is waiting for ‘go ahead’ from Indian Government for…

India-born Nobel laureate Sir Venkatraman Ramakrishnan elected as president of Britain’s prestigious Royal Society

India-born Nobel laureate Sir Venkatraman Ramakrishnan elected as president of Britain’s prestigious Royal Society

Sir Venkatraman, an Indian-born American and British structural biologist, who shared the 2009 Nobel Prize in Chemistry with Thomas A. Steitz and Ada E. Yonath, “for studies of the structure…

Pilot’s selfies led to a deadly plane crash

Pilot’s selfies led to a deadly plane crash

Technology has its own advantages, but has lot of risks too. The pilot of a small plane was taking selfie pictures with a mobile phone (cell-phone) on a series of…

Michelle Obama not wearing head scarf raises controversy in Saudi Arabia

Michelle Obama not wearing head scarf raises controversy in Saudi Arabia

President Barack Obama’s visit to Riyadh, Saudi Arabia on Tuesday, the First Lady of the United States didn’t wear a head scarf. Obama had cut short a trip to India…