• Decline in Indians looking to work overseas as Trump and Brexit bite

    Bengaluru: There has been a 38% decrease in Indians looking to move to the US and 42% decrease in Indians looking to work in the UK in the last year, according to job site Indeed. The decrease in the number of Indians looking to move abroad also extends to the Gulf, as evidenced by the 21% decrease ...

  • Kerala way to building highway: chit fund for diaspora

    Thiruvananthapuram: The Kerala government aims to raise Rs 10,000 crore from non-resident Keralites (NRK) by launching a chit fund scheme 'Pravasi chitti' to finance two new highways extending to nearly 1,900 km, said Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan here on Thursday. The government will also...

  • Shivamogga to have its first Basaveshwara statue

    Bengaluru: Shivamogga will soon have its first Basaveshwara statue after the UK's Lambeth Basaveshwara Foundation donated the statue to Shivamogga Municipal Corporation on Sunday (Oct 8) in London. Mayor of Shimoga N Elumalai and councillor Yogesh received the statue on behalf of Municipal Corporati...

  • Indian-American Ajit Pai gets 2nd term as FCC Chairman

    Washington: The US Senate has approved the nomination of Indian American Ajit Varadaraj Pai for a second term as the Federal Communication Commission (FCC) Chairman. Pai, whose term was to end later this year, was reappointed on Monday for a five-year term after getting a majority of 52-41, wit...

  • Soon, Sharjah-bound Keralites can get driving licence in Kerala

    Thiruvananthapuram: Driving licences valid in Sharjah to be issued in Kerala for those going to the UAE, an Arabic Study Centre in Kerala -- are among the recommendations accepted in principle by the visiting Supreme Council Member and ruler of Sharjah Sheikh Sultan Bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, said a jo...

  • Capt John Prasad Menezes to represent India at maritime conference

    Mangaluru: The 20th Congress of the International Congress of Maritime Arbitrators (ICMA) - where the latest trends in International Maritime Arbitration - are discussed will be held at Copenhagen in Denmark from September 24-29. Out of the 110 papers that have been selected for presentation, t...

  • Bengaluru-born former Celtic footballer Wilson dies

    Glasgow: Bengaluru-born former Celtic FC star footballer Paul Wilson has passed away at the age of 66, the Scottish club confirmed. "Everyone at Celtic is saddened to hear of the death of former player, Paul Wilson, who passed away earlier today at the age of 66," the club said in a statement o...

  • Bengaluru-born Google scientist wins prestigious US young scholar award

    Bengaluru: Bengaluru-born 28-year-old Google research scientist Ananda Theertha Suresh in New York has won the Paul Baran Young Scholar award for 2017, the US-based Marconi Society said on Tuesday. "Suresh has been selected for this year's Young Scholar award for creating technology that mak...

  • KCA honours Justice Michael D'Cunha

    Bengaluru: The Kanara Catholic Association (KCA) honoured Justice John Michael D'Cunha during its AGM meeting on Sunday. Justice D'Cunha was the judge who convicted the late Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu J Jayalalithaa in a disproportionate assets case. In his keynote speech, Justice D'Cun...

  • Indian Social Forum Kuwait organizes health camp

    Kuwait: The Indian Social Forum (ISF), a socio-cultural organization of Indians in Kuwait, in association with Badr Al Samaa organized a free health camp on Friday at Badr Al Samaa Medical Centre Farwaniya. Hundreds of expatriates including women and children benefited from the health camp. The...

  • Indian American ousted as top editor and publisher of Los Angeles Times

    New York: Davan Maharaj, who was the highest ranking Indian American newspaper journalist, has been removed as the top editor and publisher of The Los Angeles Times in a shakeup of the publication's leadership. The newspaper reported on Monday that Tronc, the parent company of the LA Times...

  • BR Shetty Group to establish Medicity in AP's Amaravati

    Bengaluru: Abu Dhabi-based B R Shetty group will set up a quantum and analytics healthcare centre as a part of the proposed integrated BRS Medicity in Andhra Pradesh's capital city Amaravati, reported the PTI.Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu laid the foundation stone for the $1.8bn BRS Medicity in...