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3 Indian-origin businessmen in South Africa in new UK economic sanctions list

April 27, 2021 10:30 am

Brothers Ajay, Atul and Rajesh Gupta are sanctioned for their role in a "long-running" South African corruption scandal, alongside Russian tax fraudsters, individuals linked to Latin American bribery cases and a Sudanese businessman.

58 Indian-origin executives employ over 3.6 million globally, account for $1 trillion in revenue

July 09, 2020 1:34 pm

Indian-origin business leaders are reaching the pinnacle of corporate success in greater numbers than ever, many use their platforms for social change advocacy, said Indiaspora, a nonprofit organisation of global Indian diaspora leaders from various backgrounds and professions.

Scotland Yard probes spate of Indian gold jewellery burglaries in London

September 24, 2019 6:33 pm

The Met Police regularly issues alerts for extra care of household gold owned by Indian-origin families in the UK around Indian festivals like Diwali and Navratri when jewellery is used in ceremonies and functions.

Indian-origin doctor embroiled in healthcare fraud in US freed on record USD 7 mn bond

January 16, 2019 4:21 pm

Rajendra Bothra, 77, who was awarded Padmashri, India's fourth-highest civilian award, was indicted along with five other physicians in the alleged USD 464 million healthcare fraud conspiracy, which the federal government said fuelled the opioid epidemic.

Three Indian-origin persons sentenced for USD 9.3mn mortgage fraud scheme

November 14, 2018 2:32 pm

Surjit Singh, 72 was sentenced to 11 years and three months in prison, his son, Rajeshwar Singh, 44 was sentenced to 11 years and three months in prison on counts of mail fraud, bank fraud and false statements on loan and credit applications.

UK unveils new organ donation plan to address Indian-origin shortages

August 05, 2018 10:40 am

India has seen a 10-fold increase in its organ donation consent rates over the last decade as a result of sustained public awareness programmes, policy initiatives, and multi-stakeholder collaboration, the findings reveal.

Singapore: Indian-origin man robs petrol pump employee at knife point

August 02, 2017 3:30 pm

Vaduvelu, who has been charged with committing armed robbery, faces a maximum of 10 years in jail and at least 12 strokes of caning if found guilty. He was remanded without bail, and his next hearing will be held next week.

Indian-origin doctor Leo Varadkar becomes Ireland's first gay prime minister

June 14, 2017 9:22 pm

"When my father travelled 5,000 miles to build a new home in Ireland, I doubt he ever dreamed his son would grow up to be its leader," Vardkar said.

Indian-origin councillor elected as Loughton mayor in UK

May 18, 2017 7:48 pm

Philip Abraham, the newly appointed Mayor, is also the founder of the UK-Kerala Business Forum and the co-founder of British South India Council of Commerce.

‘Top maths prize to Bhargava will inspire generations of Indian students’

August 14, 2014 5:37 am

"He is one of the finest mathematical minds in the world today and much more is expected of him in the future.”


In pictures: MasterChef Australia 2021 winner Justin Narayan's culinary journey on the show

July 14, 2021 4:29 pm

Indian-origin contestant Justin Narayan won the title of MasterChef Australia Season 13. In this gallery, we trace his journey on the show, the dishes he prepared, and his Indian heritage that influenced his style of cooking.