A court in India has stepped in after the family of an Indian-American transgender teenager tried to marry him off. The Delhi High Court on Monday ordered police to provide protection for 19-year-old Shivy and escort him to the airport to return to California where he has lived since the …Read More »
On Thursday Google marked what would have been the 168th birthday of an extraordinary woman. Today’s Google Doodle depicts Annie Besant sitting in a chair holding a copy of ‘New India’, the Indian newspaper which she bought in 1914 and through which she campaigned for Indian independence. The daughter of …Read More »
The Indian minister in charge of matters relating to the environment has claimed that only an “Indian Lifestyle” can save the world from the worst effects of climate change. Prakash Javadekar said on Monday that the West should also free itself from its “extravagant habits” to save the world. Javadekar …Read More »
Teachers from India have been urged to apply for the $1 million Global Teacher Prize, which honours the world’s best educators. Now in its second year and widely referred to as the “Nobel Prize for Teaching”, the GTP is awarded by the Varkey Foundation, the charitable arm of billionaire Dubai-based …Read More »
Sixty-one infants have died at a children’s hospital in the eastern Indian city of Cuttack in just two weeks, sparking protests and forcing the state government to launch an investigation. The deaths highlight the challenges faced in India’s underfunded public health system, where successive governments have failed to address the …Read More »
1 - You do not sound like an ‘Indian’.
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An Indian who worked as a baby sitter in Connecticut has been jailed for 14 years in for the death of a 19-month-old boy in her care last year. Kinjal Patel, 29, was sentenced on Wednesday under a plea deal entered in Superior Court in New Haven in which she …Read More »
Billionaire White House aspirant Donald Trump has called for changes to the US H-1B Visa System which may have a huge impact on the thousands of Indian IT workers in the United States. Trump, whose outspoken views on immigrants and immigration has divided opinion in America, on Thursday said he …Read More »
A First of its kind “green” Indian rupee bond has been launched in London. Issued on the London Stock Exchange by International Finance Corporation (IFC) the bond, worth Rs 3.15 billion (£31 million), is the first green Indian rupee bond to be issued outside of India. Proceeds of the bond …Read More »
From flag-hosting ceremonies to religious observances and food fairs, Indians around the world have been celebrating the country's 69th Independence Day.
One group of Indian women from London decided to do something a little bit different - in the very heart of the British capital.
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