New device ‘AlterEgo’ developed by an Indian-origin researcher can transcribe words in your head.
In a ground-breaking effort to tackle the growing mountains of e-waste, an Indian-origin has helped launch the world's first microfactory that can transform electronic waste.
The American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin (AAPI) has recently announced a partnership with United States Agency for International Development (USAID) to end tuberculosis (TB) in India.
Senior Indian-origin Scotland Yard officer Neil Basu has been appointed as the counter-terrorism chief. He will succeed Mark Rowley, who retires this month, as assistant commissioner responsible for leading counter-terrorism policing nationally. Importantly, Basu is the first officer of Asian heritage to be appointed to the role.
Mr. Chandra Mohan, an Indian-origin endowed professor in the University of Houston’s biomedical engineering department, and his research team members Hugh Roy and Lillie Cranz have got a USD 600,000 private grant for their path-breaking research to develop a new treatment for lupus. The grant is from the Lupus Research Alliance.
An Indian-origin physiotherapist in Singapore, Luke Manimaran Degarajoo, 43, was jailed for 11 months and three strokes of caning for molesting a teenager during treatment. The accused reportedly touched the 18-year-old girl inappropriately during a physiotherapy session in his clinic in March 2017. She visited him seeking treatment for back and hip pain.
An Indian-origin teenager, Elena Mondal, 14, was found hanged in the grounds of a top UK grammar school. The victim was reportedly feeling excluded by her classmates for not including her in a WhatsApp group.
An Indian expatriate, John Varghese recently became the new multi-millionaire of Big Ticket raffles after winning Dh12 million, the second biggest jackpot of the Big Ticket raffle in Abu Dhabi. His winning ticket number is 093395.
An Indian American chef Aarthi Sampath, emerged as the winner of Food Network’s “Beat Bobby Flay.” She had earlier won the reality-based cooking show, “Chopped,”.
Hindon Elevated Road, India’s longest elevated road was recently inaugurated in Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh by Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath. The elevated six-lane road is approximately 10 kilometres-long connects UP Gate to Rajnagar Extension and will make it easier to commute between Delhi and Ghaziabad. It is built on 227 single pillars. The road ends 1.5km away from the airbase. It was built at a cost of about Rs 11,000 crores.
A quick-acting Indian-American maths teacher is being hailed for saving the lives of her students during the shooting rampage at a Florida high school that left 17 dead. When an alarm sounded for the second time, Ms. Shanthi Viswanathan shut the doors to her algebra classroom, and instead of letting her students out, Shanti put up a paper on the windows in the class to conceal the presence of students in the classroom, saving the lives of many in one of the worst campus shootings in the…
Mehul Garg, 10, an Indian-origin boy from the United Kingdom, has accomplished highest score in Mensa IQ test. He has superseded the scores of both Albert Einstein and Stephen Hawkins by scoring 162, which are two marks higher than that of the science geniuses. He scored this number in the IQ test meant to become Mensa member and was chosen to be the youngest member of the decade. Mehul is a student of Reading Boys Grammar School in Reading, southern England. He enjoys solving Rubik’s Cube…
Sridevi, 54, died late at Saturday night reportedly due to cardiac arrest in Dubai, where she had gone to attend her nephew Mohit Marwah’s wedding. She along with husband Boney Kapoor and younger daughter Khushi, was in Dubai to attend the wedding of nephew Mohit Marwah.
On 27th January, 2018 the World Health Organisation (WHO) Board declared the name of the prestigious Ihsan Do?ramac? Family Health Foundation Prize. It was none other than Dr. Vinod Paul, who is a member of NITI Aayog. He is the first Indian recipient of this global honour.