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Singapore Hospital: Indian origin man convicted of injuring compatriot who died in a Singapore hospital

SINGAPORE: An Indian-origin man has been convicted for voluntarily causing hurt to a compatriot who died in hospital five days later from neck and head injuries. Sakthivel Sivasurian, 33, also pleaded guilty to a charge of giving false information to a public servant while out on bail.Sakthivel will return to court in November for sentencing, The Straits Times reported.After they alighted from a taxi,...

Indian Panorama selects three Bengali films but rejects three others linked to Ray- Sen-Ghatak | Kolkata News

KOLKATA: The Information & Broadcasting ministry’s list of selected films for the Indian Panorama, the flagship component of the International Film Festival of India (IFFI), has some interesting inclusions and exclusions from Bengal. Two tribute films to Mrinal Sen and Ritwik Ghatak and a film based on a story by Satyajit Ray didn’t make the cut. The chairperson, aided by 12 jury members...

High-flying Nairs first couple to both get Air Marshal rank in Indian Air Force

NEW DELHI: A husband-wife combination of three-star generals is extremely rare. When Sadhna Saxena Nair was promoted to the rank of Air Marshal in the IAF on Monday, the Nairs attained that exceptional distinction.Air Marshal Sadhna Nair, a doctor who took over as the director-general of hospital services (armed forces) on Monday, joined her husband Air Marshal K P Nair, a fighter pilot who retired as...

Human Rights: Indian diaspora holds protest in France over Pakistan’s failure to respect human rights in PoK

PARIS: Members of the Indian community and friends of India in France observed Black Day on October 22 as on this day in 1947 Pakistan invaders illegally entered Jammu and Kashmir and plundered and committed atrocities.The protesters called on like-minded secular countries around the world to unite in opposing states that sponsor terrorism and radicalization and represent a threat to world peace.The...

Rohit Sharma: ‘Hitman’ Rohit Sharma becomes first Indian batter to hit 50 ODI sixes in a calendar year

NEW DELHI: Rohit Sharma continues to showcase his batting prowess in the World Cup with the Indian skipper becoming the first batter from the country to hit 50 sixes in a calendar year in ODIs.Rohit achieved the milestone during the World Cup match against New Zealand in Dharamsala when he clobbered Matt Henry over cow corner for a huge six.India star pacer Mohammed Shami breaks Anil Kumble's record,...

Bangladeshi national on LOC held at Mumbai airport with fake Indian Passport | Mumbai News

MUMBAI: A man from Bangladesh was caught when he landed at the Mumbai International Airport from Bangkok on Tuesday. The accused, identified as Jiku Bablu Das (30), was caught on his arrival in Mumbai when his Indian passport was put in the system by the immigration officials.It was learned that a look-out circular (LOC) had been issued against him by the Goa Police after learning that he had traveled...

World Cup 2023: 7 books about cricket by popular Indian writers

Cricket is a dynamic sport cherished globally. It transcends boundaries by uniting nations in a shared passion for the game. As a sport, it blends strategy, skill and teamwork, captivating fans with thrilling moments. Beyond the pitch, cricket is a symbol of national pride, stirring deep-rooted patriotism and fostering a sense of belonging. Matches between rival nations ignite fervor, fostering unity...

Visa Renewal: Delay in roll-out of plan to stamp H-1B visa in the US worries Indian professionals

Last month, an announcement by US Ambassador to India Eric Garcetti about plans to implement a pilot programme, that would allow domestic visa renewal for qualified H&L-category employment visa applicants, was welcomed by thousands of Indian professionals working in the US. Currently, Indians on H-1B and L visas in the US face a cumbersome process of restamping visas by returning to India resulting...

Indian Railways unveils new AC 1st coach concept design with aircraft business-class feel; exclusive details

Indian Railways unveils new AC 1st coach design: Imagine a compact cubicle for two people in the AC 1st class coach of Indian Railways - and one that possibly offers comforts on par with the business class of an aircraft. The Rail Coach Factory (RCF), Kapurthala has recently unveiled a new concept design for AC 1st coaches, with an “interiors on demand” vision. The concept design with panoramic...

First glimpse: Indian Railways readies push-pull Vande Bharat inspired locomotive for new common man train

Indian Railways is looking to roll out a new train for the common man - and one that will run on the push-pull locomotive system. Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw today took to his Whatsapp channel to share an image preview of the push-pull locomotives that are being made for the new train by Chittaranjan Locomotive Works (CLW).The Integral Coach Factory (ICF) in Chennai is manufacturing a new upgraded...

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