• Mon, Mar 27, 2017
  • Indian-Americans raise 1,00,000 USD for Kansas survivor

    Updated: Mar, 27, 201701:08 AM

    A 24-year-old American, who took a bullet for an Indian, has been honoured as ‘A True American Hero’ by the Indian-American community in Houston which raised $1,00,000 to help him buy a house in his...
    Indian-Americans raise 1,00,000 USD for Kansas survivor
    Ian Grillot, who was injured when he tried to intervene in the shooting by a Navy veteran targeting Indians at a bar in Olathe, Kansas last month, was honoured as ‘A True American Hero’ at the 14th annual gala of India House Houston here. Srinivas Kuchibhotla, 32, was killed and his colleague Alok Madasani was critically injured in the shooting. “On behalf of the Indian-American community in Houston, India House recognised this selfless act beyond the call of duty and has extended the community’s gratitude to Ian Grillot by helping him to buy a house,” said a statement posted on the India House Houston Facebook page.India House raised $1,00,000 as part of an initiative supported by the Consul General of India in Houston, Dr Anupam Ray to help Ian buy a house in his hometown, it said. India House is a community centre built by Americans of...
  • Beijing backed Carrie Lam is new Hong Kong leader Beijing backed Carrie Lam is new Hong Kong leader
    Updated: Mar, 26, 201709:53 PM

    A Beijing-backed civil servant, Carrie Lam, was chosen to be Hong Kong’s next leader on Sunday amid accusations that Beijing is meddling and denying the financial hub a more populist leader perhaps...

  • Iran issues sanctions against 15 US firms Iran issues sanctions against 15 US firms
    Updated: Mar, 26, 201709:46 PM

    Iran has imposed sanctions on 15 US companies for alleged human rights violations and cooperating with Israel, the state news agency IRNA reported on Sunday, in a tit-for-tat reaction to a move by...

  • London attacker acted alone, believe investigators London attacker acted alone, believe investigators
    Updated: Mar, 26, 201709:43 PM

    The brazen terror attack on British parliament which killed four people ended within 82 seconds and was carried out by Khalid Masood who acted alone, Scotland Yard confirmed today, conceding they may...

  • US confirms Lankan cricket team bus attacker Yasin’s death US confirms Lankan cricket team bus attacker Yasin’s death
    Updated: Mar, 26, 201709:40 PM

    A top al-Qaeda commander linked to the bombing of a luxury hotel and attack on Sri Lankan cricket team in Pakistan has been killed in a US drone strike in Afghanistan, the Pentagon has said.

  • Shootings in night club, Las Vegas strip on weekend Shootings in night club, Las Vegas strip on weekend
    Updated: Mar, 26, 201709:35 PM

    One person was killed and at least 15 others injured early on Sunday in a shooting at a nightclub in Cincinnati, Ohio, local media reported.

  • Elite forces battle militants in Bangladesh Elite forces battle militants in Bangladesh
    Updated: Mar, 26, 201709:31 PM

    Elite commandos on Sunday battled to neutralise Islamist militants holed up in a building rocked by fresh explosions, hours after six people were killed and over 50 others injured in blasts claimed by...

  • Russian Opposition leader, dozens held Russian Opposition leader, dozens held
    Updated: Mar, 26, 201709:29 PM

    Police detained dozens of protesters across Russia on Sunday, including opposition leader Alexei Navalny, after thousands took to the streets to demonstrate against corruption and demand the...

  • 34 injured as gas explosion flattens several buildings in UK 34 injured as gas explosion flattens several buildings in UK
    Updated: Mar, 26, 201704:15 PM

    At least 34 people were injured, including two critically, after a massive gas explosion flattened several buildings, in Merseyside area of north-west England last night.

  • Ohio nightclub shooting leaves 1 dead, 14 wounded, police say Ohio nightclub shooting leaves 1 dead, 14 wounded, police say
    Updated: Mar, 26, 201703:51 PM

    Fifteen people were shot, one fatally, at a nightclub in Cincinnati, Ohio, early on Sunday, and police said they believed at least two shooters may have been involved.