• Thursday, July 25, 2024

Indian-American duo get sentence for $1b fraud at Chicago health…

TWO individuals of Indian origin, previously executives at a health technology startup in Chicago, US, have been sentenced on charges of being involved in a fraud scheme that allegedly targeted the company's clients, lenders, and investors. The US justice department said the charges are related to approximately $1 billion (£792…

UK polls 2024: India FTA on both Tory, Labour manifesto…

AS the UK enters the final phase of campaigning ahead of the general election on Thursday (4), a free trade agreement (FTA) with India is seen as high on the agenda no matter whether the verdict is in favour of the incumbent Tories or the Opposition Labour. Both sides have…

After T20 World Cup final, India beat SA again as…

INDIA were made to wait a tad longer for the winning moment by centurion Laura Wolvaardt, but they eventually went past the line convincingly by 10 wickets on the fourth and final day of the one-off women's Test against South Africa at MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai in the southern…

Foxconn’s ‘gender discrimination’ in hiring: India human rights body alarmed

INDIA's human rights body on Monday (1) said that it has asked government officials to look into the report of discrimination by Foxconn following a Reuters investigation that found the Taiwan-based Apple supplier has been refusing to give iPhone assembly jobs to married women in the country. According to Reuters,…

Why India celebrates July 1 as its National Doctor’s Day

ON July 1 every year, India observes National Doctor's Day to express gratitude for the precious contributions that doctors across the country make to ensure the community's good health. On this day, physicians are saluted and greeted for their tireless efforts, particularly during times like the COVID-19 pandemic, when they…

India’s Jaishankar to visit Qatar, focus on boosting ties

INDIAN external affairs minister Subrahmanyam Jaishankar will travel to Qatar on Sunday (7) to hold talks with prime minister Mohammed bin Abdulrahman bin Jassim Al Thani with a focus on exploring ways to expand bilateral cooperation in areas of trade, investment and energy. The top diplomat's visit to the Gulf…

Rahul, Modi cross swords in House over opposition leader’s Hindu…

IN a fiery speech in the Lok Sabha or Lower House of the Indian parliament on Monday (1), leader of opposition Rahul Gandhi launched a sharp attack on the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party of prime minister Narendra Modi, asserting that Hinduism is not about spreading fear, hatred and falsehoods and…

Ex-disciples sue UK Hindu priest over rape, deception over decades

A HINDU priest in the UK has been sued for up to £8 million for allegedly portraying himself as 'God on Earth' to defraud and sexually assault his followers. According to a report by Daily Mail, Rajinder Kalia, 68, reportedly claimed the ability to cure illness and showcased 'parlour tricks' in…

Could have beaten Georgia 9-1: Spain coach after La Roja…

SPAIN coach Luis de la Fuente said his team could have beaten Georgia 9-1 as they eased through to the Euro 2024 quarter-finals on Sunday (30) to face hosts Germany. La Roja fell behind through Robin Le Normand's own goal but bounced back strongly to claim a 4-1 victory in…

Euro knockouts: Bellingham, Harry Kane give England thrilling win over…

JUDE BELLINGHAM said it took one of his best-ever goals to dig England out of a huge hole as they escaped a shock Euro 2024 last 16 exit at the hands of Slovakia. The Real Madrid midfielder's overhead kick deep into stoppage time sent the match into extra-time, before Harry…

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