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Nepal’s hospitals swamped as quake toll passes 2,400, thousands injured

Nepal’s hospitals swamped as quake toll passes 2,400, thousands injured

(Reuters) – Overwhelmed doctors moved hundreds of patients onto the streets of Nepal’s capital on Sunday when aftershocks rattled hospitals and buildings already damaged by an earthquake that…

FBI Offers $20,000 Reward for Murder Suspect Bhadreshkumar Patel

FBI Offers $20,000 Reward for Murder Suspect Bhadreshkumar Patel

The FBI is offering a $20,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of Bhadreshkumar Chetanbhai Patel of Maryland, who is accused of allegedly beating his wife to…

COMMUNITY

Alabama cop pleads not guilty to assaulting Indian grandfather

Alabama cop pleads not guilty to assaulting Indian grandfather

A former Alabama police officer has pleaded not guilty to charges of using “unreasonable force”…

Parades, Cultural Programs Mark Vaisakhi Celebrations Across U.S.

Parades, Cultural Programs Mark Vaisakhi Celebrations Across U.S.

Colorful parades, religious discourses and cultural presentations marked Vaisakhi celebrations across the country. The harvest…

Entertainment, Educational Lineup for Physicians’ June Convention

Entertainment, Educational Lineup for Physicians’ June Convention

Indian-American physicians are geared up to celebrate their achievements at the 33rd annual convention of…

FBI Offers $20,000 Reward for Murder Suspect Bhadreshkumar Patel

FBI Offers $20,000 Reward for Murder Suspect Bhadreshkumar Patel

The FBI is offering a $20,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of Bhadreshkumar…

INDIA

Nepal’s hospitals swamped as quake toll passes 2,400, thousands injured

Nepal’s hospitals swamped as quake toll passes 2,400, thousands injured

(Reuters) – Overwhelmed doctors moved hundreds of patients onto the streets of Nepal’s capital on Sunday when aftershocks rattled hospitals and buildings already damaged by an earthquake that…

Kalyan Jewellers pulls “racist”, “slave-child” ad with Aishwarya Rai

Kalyan Jewellers pulls “racist”, “slave-child” ad with Aishwarya Rai

NEW DELHI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Kalyan Jewellers, a major jewellery chain, has withdrawn an advert featuring Bollywood actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan with a dark-skinned boy holding a…

Singapore Sovereign Fund, Norwest Venture Partners Invest $ 28 million in Sulekha.com

Singapore Sovereign Fund, Norwest Venture Partners Invest $ 28 million in Sulekha.com

GIC, the sovereign wealth fund of Singapore, and Norwest Venture Partners, a global investment firm, have invested $28 million in Sulekha.com, India’s leading digital platform for local services.…

CRIME

FBI Offers $20,000 Reward for Murder Suspect Bhadreshkumar Patel

FBI Offers $20,000 Reward for Murder Suspect Bhadreshkumar Patel

The FBI is offering a $20,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of Bhadreshkumar Chetanbhai Patel of Maryland, who is…

U.S. AFFAIRS

Lawmakers Urge U.S. to Speed-up Visa Approvals for Physicians

Two U.S. lawmakers, a Democrat and a Republican, have introduced legislation in Congress urging the State Department to speed-up J-1 visa approvals for international physicians. Entitled the…

INDIA

Nepal’s hospitals swamped as quake toll passes 2,400, thousands injured

(Reuters) – Overwhelmed doctors moved hundreds of patients onto the streets of Nepal’s capital on Sunday when aftershocks rattled hospitals and buildings already damaged by an earthquake…

POLITICS

Indian family goes missing in Pakistan

Pakistani authorities are trying to trace an Indian family, including two minor children, which went missing in Pakistan earlier this month. The government of India has taken…

SOUTH ASIA

Nepal’s hospitals swamped as quake toll passes 2,400, thousands injured

(Reuters) – Overwhelmed doctors moved hundreds of patients onto the streets of Nepal’s capital on Sunday when aftershocks rattled hospitals and buildings already damaged by an earthquake…

COMMUNITY

Alabama cop pleads not guilty to assaulting Indian grandfather

A former Alabama police officer has pleaded not guilty to charges of using “unreasonable force” against an Indian grandfather who was left partially paralysed after being slammed…

ENTERTAINMENT

Kalyan Jewellers pulls “racist”, “slave-child” ad with Aishwarya Rai

NEW DELHI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Kalyan Jewellers, a major jewellery chain, has withdrawn an advert featuring Bollywood actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan with a dark-skinned boy holding…

LIFESTYLE

Kalyan Jewellers pulls “racist”, “slave-child” ad with Aishwarya Rai

NEW DELHI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Kalyan Jewellers, a major jewellery chain, has withdrawn an advert featuring Bollywood actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan with a dark-skinned boy holding…

CINEMA

Kalyan Jewellers pulls “racist”, “slave-child” ad with Aishwarya Rai

NEW DELHI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Kalyan Jewellers, a major jewellery chain, has withdrawn an advert featuring Bollywood actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan with a dark-skinned boy holding…