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Around 90 Punjabis of Indian-origin from Canada will fly to Punjab to campaign for Aam Admi Party (AAP) in 16 of the state's largest constituencies for the upcoming assembly elections. They will arrive in Punjab on January 19.
A 16-year-old Indian-American boy has been arrested for allegedly striking and killing a woman from India while racing his pickup truck with another vehicle in the US state of Florida, a media report said. Madhav Sood, the driver of the truck, has been arrested on the charge of vehicular homicide.
Arth Patel, a student at the UCLA School of Dentistry, discussed his experience growing up in rural India where quality dental care was not available and how his family benefited from access to community-based dental healthcare programmes after moving to the US.
Tempers ran high outside the central bank branches as people coming from long distances were denied entry by guards on the grounds that they were not carrying the requisite documents. Many NRIs complained that they are not allowed to speak to officials who could at least listen to their grievances.
"Emergency medicine is at a nascent stage in India and under this win-win situation, the National Health Service (NHS) gets qualified doctors to meet shortages and the Indian doctors get mentoring and training in the UK," said the president of the British Association of Physicians of Indian Origin.
Dr Srinivas Rao Dharmana from Liverpool was referred to the Medical Practitioners Tribunal Service by the UK's General Medical Council (GMC) for prescribing methadone to a family member, referred to as 'Patient A', on three occasions between December 2011 and May 2013.
Comedian Aziz Ansari, son of immigrants from Chennai, will become the first person of Indian-origin to host the acclaimed ''Saturday Night Live'' on January 21, the network NBC announced this week. Only two celebrities of Asian descent -- Jackie Chan and Lucy Liu -- have hosted the show before.
Kiranmeet Kaur Baljeet Singh Jassal won Miss Universe Malaysia title in 2016 and was awarded 'Miss My Dentist Winning Smile' subsidiary title. Her mother, Ranjit Kaur, was the winner of the Classic Mrs Malaysia title in 2015 while her sister Ranmeet was also a beauty pageant title holder.
As part of the settlement agreement Akhil Reddy, Christopher Steven Villanueva, Trung Minh Tang, Mauricio Dardano, Gabriel Shahwan agreed to pay $250,000 each to resolve the governments' claims against them individually. They are owners or part owners of MB2 and the dental practices included in this settlement, and practice dentistry in Texas.
In November 2015, twin babies Kajal and Kavita were born in India after the hospital had transferred the last four embryos to a surrogate as a goodwill gesture. And in June 2016, Lytina gave birth to Kiyara at Queen's Medical Centre in Nottingham.
These scientists are Pankaj Lal from Montclair State University, Kaushik Chowdhury from Northeastern University, Manish Arora from Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and Aradhna Tripati from University of California, Los Angeles.
Six persons from the US received the award, leading the list of the NRI awardees, while two each were given to those from the UK and UAE. One award each was given to NRIs from 20 countries, including Australia, France, Canada, Israel, Libya, Fiji, Brunei, Singapore, Portugal and others.
Pravasi Bharatiya Divas is held with an aim to provide a platform to overseas Indians to engage with the government on issues of concern to the diaspora and to explore opportunities for investment in India and contribution to the country of their origin.
The US diplomat was shot by a man wearing a black wig and a blue nurse uniform on Friday in Guadalajara, Mexico. The suspect has bee identified as a naturalised American from India named Zafar Zia. The shooting may have been related to a dispute over a visa, Jalisco state prosecutor's office said.
Ashley Tellis, a Mumbai-born, India-educated scholar-diplomat is being spoken of as the next American envoy to India, to succeed Richard Verma, an Obama appointee. Tellis is not an unfamiliar face to India's security and foreign police establishment.