College students in Kochi working towards plastic-free culture

KOCHI July 26: When the 100 students of Sahodaran Ayyappan Memorial College of Education in Poothotta, Kochi, walked out of their institution, they knew it was about time to change the world of its corrupt ways through small steps. Continue reading “College students in Kochi working towards plastic-free culture”

Over 20 Indian-Origin People Sentenced In Massive US Call Centre Scam

NEW YORK July 23: Over 20 Indian-origin people have been sentenced for up to 20 years in prison in the United States for their involvement in a multi million-dollar India-based call center scam which defrauded thousands of US citizens of hundreds of millions of dollars. Continue reading “Over 20 Indian-Origin People Sentenced In Massive US Call Centre Scam”

Baby Helps Revive Mother From Coma in Kerala

VAZHOOR, KERALA July 20: A newborn baby seems to be bringing his 28-year old mother out of coma into which she had slipped in the third month of pregnancy as she is showing signs of improvement since beginning breastfeeding. Continue reading “Baby Helps Revive Mother From Coma in Kerala”

Court Summons Mohammed Shami In Cheque Bounce Case Filed By Wife

KOLKATTA July 19: A court in Kolkata has summoned Indian pacer Mohammed Shami in connection with the alleged dishonour of a cheque given to his estranged wife Hasin Jahan, her lawyer said on Wednesday. Continue reading “Court Summons Mohammed Shami In Cheque Bounce Case Filed By Wife”

UK Tops Global Ranking Of Nations’ Soft Power, India Not On List

NEW DELHI July 17: The UK has topped an annual global ranking of nations’ soft power, with France placed second on the list of 30 countries which does not feature India. Continue reading “UK Tops Global Ranking Of Nations’ Soft Power, India Not On List”

Student pushed off building to her death during safety drill in India (VIDEO)

NEW DELHI July 15: Indian police have arrested a drill instructor who pushed a university student from the ledge above the second floor of a building to her death during a bungled training exercise, officials said on Friday (July 13). Continue reading “Student pushed off building to her death during safety drill in India (VIDEO)”

India Invites Donald Trump To Be The Chief Guest At Republic Day In 2019

NEW DELHI July 14: US President Donald Trump has reportedly been invited by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to be the chief guest at the 2019 Republic Day parade, just four years after PM Modi had pulled off a diplomatic coup by getting then President Barack Obama to the hugely symbolic parade in 2015. Continue reading “India Invites Donald Trump To Be The Chief Guest At Republic Day In 2019”

Indian mental health expert heads British Medical Association

LONDON July 13: Dr Dinesh Bhugra, Emeritus Professor of Mental Health and Cultural Diversity at the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience at the London based King’s College began his Presidency of the British Medical Association (BMA) on June 27, 2018.

As a migrant to the UK, he is aware of the stresses that migrants face and has persuaded BMA to look at migrant health especially that of migrant doctors. Continue reading “Indian mental health expert heads British Medical Association”

India becomes world’s sixth biggest economy, edging out France: World Bank

NEW YORK July 12: India has become the world’s sixth-biggest economy, pushing France into seventh place, according to updated World Bank figures for 2017.

India’s gross domestic product (GDP) amounted to $2.597 trillion at the end of last year, against $2.582 trillion for France. Continue reading “India becomes world’s sixth biggest economy, edging out France: World Bank”

Body of last missing Indian family member found in California river

Washington April 18: Searchers and rescue team have found the body of a 12-year-old boy, the last missing member of an Indian family of four which died when their sports utility vehicle plunged into a swollen river in the US state of California some 11 days ago.

The Thottapilly family, from Santa Clarita, disappeared on April 6 while driving in a Honda Pilot through the Redwood Coast Highway on vacation, officials said. Their disappearance coincided with reports that a vehicle had sunk into the Eel River in Northern California. Continue reading “Body of last missing Indian family member found in California river”