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 »
He is one-half of Britain's richest pair of Indian siblings but their wealth hasn't come easy.
Billionaire Gopichand Hinduja, co-chairman of the Hinduja Group, has had to overcome battles with everyone from troublesome Iranian Ayatollah's to government investigators.
But even those haven't been the least of his troubles as he told an audience of Asian business owners in London recently.
Mr Hinduja, 74, was the keynote speaker at the Asian Business Association annual dinner earlier this month and his easy-going manner was a hit with the audience.
In an anecdote-laden speech, Mr Hinduja described his family's phenomenal success, particularly since moving to Britain from Iran following the Islamic Revolution in 1979.
And he had a particularly pertinent message for today's immigrant business community.
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An Indian man from the West Midlands murdered his wife and burnt her remains in an incinerator months after agreeing to an arranged marriage which would hide the fact that he was an homosexual, a trial has heard. Jasvir Ram Ginday, a Walsall-based bank worker, is accused of strangling his …Read More »
The Pakistani cricket-star-turned-politician Imran Khan has left hospital more than two weeks after he suffered serious back injuries in a fall from a forklift at a campaign event, a spokesman has said. Khan will remain at his home in the eastern city of Lahore for a while so doctors can …Read More »
The Indian Supreme Court has granted Sanjay Dutt an four weeks to surrender and return to jail for firearms offences at the time of the Mumbai bombings of 1993. The actor was originally ordered to surrender on 18 April but had requested an additional six months to complete his film …Read More »