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  • Cyborg roach can save people trapped in debris

    Washington : Scientists, including one of Indian origin, have developed a cyborg cockroach powered by a tiny neuro-controller that could be used in search and rescue missions to find people trapped under collapsed buildings.

  • PIO’s among 15 indicted in US call centre scam 

    Chicago : Fifteen people, including seven of Indian-origin, and five India-based call centres have been indicted in a multi-million call centre scam that victimized thousands of people in the US.

  • UK police arrest 6 men for murder of Indian-origin jeweller

    London: British police today made a sixth arrest in connection with the kidnapping and murder of Indian-origin jeweller Ramniklal Jogiya, who was found dead in Leicester last week. The 74-year-old had gone missing as he walked home from work and was forced into a vehicle by masked men. “The 20-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of kidnap and murder and is currently in police custody where he will be questioned by

  • Thane, Kalwa, possession of whale vomit, whale vomit, pangolin scales, arrest

    Indian-origin driver among smuggling gang jailed in UK

    London: An Indian-origin driver is among 10 members of a so-called “white van group” jailed for a total of 31 years for smuggling drugs and money across the UK.

  • Indian engineer jailed in US for 27 years

    Washington : A 39-year-old Indian engineer has been sentenced to more than 27 years in prison in the US for providing material support to al-Qaeda leader Anwar al-Awlaki and plotting from his cell to kill a judge who oversaw his trial, reports PTI.

  • Indian-origin to serve as acting Prez of Singapore

    New Delhi : The Chairman of the Council of Presidential Advisors (CPA), J.Y. Pillay, reportedly of Indian origin, will serve as the acting president of Singapore until a new president is sworn-in, following the end of President Tony Tan’s term on August 31.

  • Indian-origin doctor wins appeal in UK negligence case

    London : A 35-year-old Indian-origin optometrist in the UK on Monday won an appeal against her two-year suspended jail sentence for failing to spot a life-threatening condition on a little boy that resulted in his death.

  • Mysterious ‘Planet 10’ may be lurking at edge of solar system

    Washington : A mysterious, unseen ‘Planet 10’ may be lurking in the outer reaches of our solar system, say scientists including one of Indian origin, who have found evidence of a Mars-like object that could be orbiting our Sun.

  • Indian doctor charged with genital mutilation on girls in US

    New York: A 44-year-old Indian-origin woman doctor has been arrested and charged with performing genital mutilation on girls aged 6 to 8, believed to be the first such in the US. Jumana Nagarwala has been charged with performing FGM on minor girls out of a medical office in Livonia, Michigan. According to Nagarwala’s profile in the Henry Ford Health System website, she speaks English and Gujarati.

  • Men with more sexual partners at higher prostate cancer risk

    Melbourne: Men who have more than seven sexual partners in their lifetime are twice as likely to have prostate cancer than those with fewer than three partners, scientists including one of Indian origin have found.

  • Indian-origin Sikh student shot dead in US

    San Francisco: A 17-year-old Indian-origin Sikh boy has been shot dead when he was returning home from work, prompting police to launch an investigation.

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