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EU mulls new guidelines to woo international students

The European Union is considering changing existing policies to woo international students to pick its member nations for education, a top diplomat said Friday. Greek...

Tagore’s Nobel prize centenary celebrated in Sweden

Stockholm, June 4 (IANS) Rabindranath Tagore's Nobel Prize centenary celebrations began here Tuesday with Bollywood icon Sharmila Tagore, who is from the same family...

Indian student in Cornell University hacks into ICSE, ISC database

A 20-year-old Indian student from Cornell University hacked into the database of ICSE (Class X) and ISC (Class XII) school exam results, exposed glaring...

US home prices rise 10.9%, most since 2006

WASHINGTON: US home prices jumped 10.9% in March compared with a year ago, the most since April 2006. A growing number of buyers are...

Yuba City Punjabi Festival Honours US Lawmakers, Punjabi Film & Music Stars & Local Heroes

Thousands of people of all races joined in the celebration of the 19th annual International Punjabi American Festival here on Sunday. The Yuba-Sutter Fairgrounds, the...

Making Canada’s asylum system faster and fairer: Chile & S Korea included in list

On Thursaday, Minister Jason Kenney announced that the list of Designated Countries of Origin (DCOs) is expanding to include Chile and South Korea....

Nishan-E-Sikhi’s Students to propagate Sikhism in other states

Taking a new initiative, Sri Guru Angad Dev institute of religious studies run under Padma Sri Baba Sewa Singh Kaar Sewa Wale Khadur Sahib,...

Steve Nash trying to keep ex-wife, 3 kids from moving to California

Former Phoenix Suns star Steve Nash is fighting to keep his ex-wife and three children from moving to California, where he now plays for...

Irish court rules Sikhs can’t wear turban at work

Ireland is once again in the eye of a storm involving an Indian citizen. Still reeling under a controversy surrounding Indian dentist Savita Halappanavar, an...

Indian lorry driver jailed in Singapore

Singapore--An Indian lorry driver has been jailed by a court in Singapore for causing the death of one person and injuring 14 others due...

Indian jailed in Singapore for prostitution

Singapore--A 24-year-old Indian man has been jailed by a court in Singapore for managing a prostitution ring. Kothandan Vinod has pleaded guilty to managing three...

Hindu Immigration To The US Doubles; 70,000 Admitted In 2012

NEW YORK: The number of Hindus becoming permanent residents in the US has more than doubled over the last two decades. While in 1992, the...
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