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Indian fan complains of racism at SCG

Even as authorities at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) are investigating reports from the Indian team that pace bowlers Jasprit Bumrah and Mohammed Siraj were subjected to racist comments, they have received another complaint from an Indian fan who alleged that a security officer on duty at the SCG told him to "go back to where you belong"

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Government asked to provide humanitarian assistance to Sri Lankans stranded abroad

The National Movement for a Just Society (NMJS) called on the government to provide humanitarian assistance to Sri Lankans who are stranded and suffering hardships in many foreign countries across the world, as soon as possible

Biden names Bangladeshi-American Zayn Siddique senior aide to White House deputy chief of staff

US President-elect Joe Biden has named Zayn Siddique, a Bangladeshi-American, senior aide to the incoming White House deputy chief of staff

British Indians want UK-India trade deal to support Indian farmers

A majority of British Indians are in favour of the UK entering into a trade deal with India which supports and ensures a fair deal for Indian farmers, according to new research

Canada's Indian-origin Industry Minister Navdeep Bains resigns

Navdeep Bains, Canada's Industry Minister and senior-most among the four ministers of Indian origin in the cabinet of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, suddenly resigned on Tuesday, citing family grounds for his decision

Indian expats win gold at Dubai Shopping Festival

Two Indian expats won 250g of gold each at the ongoing Dubai Shopping Festival (DSF), according to a media report

Indian Americans express shock at attack on US Capitol

Indian Americans - individuals and community groups - continue to strongly condemn the events of January 6 when supporters of President Donald Trump stormed and breached the iconic US Capitol and indulged in violence, leaving five people dead and say this was not "true America"

Stranded Indian expats in UAE return to Saudi Arabia

Many Indian expats who were stranded in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) due to airport closures while they were on their way to Saudi Arabia and Kuwait have returned to the designated destinations with some taking buses to Riyadh, a media report said

Modi lauds Indian diaspora for contribution during COVID-19

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday lauded the contributions made by the Indian diaspora community to aid the country's fight against the coronavirus pandemic

Overseas Pakistanis send remittances over $2bn for seventh month running

Remittances from overseas Pakistanis during December 2020 rose by 16.2 per cent year-on-year to $2.436 billion, compared to $2.097bn in December 2019, clocking in above $2bn mark for the seventh consecutive month, according to the latest data released by the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) on Friday

Dhaka asks Kuala Lumpur to take Bangladeshi expats back to workplaces

Dhaka has urged Kuala Lumpur to do what is necessary to take stranded Bangladeshi migrant workers back to old or new places of work in Malaysia on humanitarian grounds

More Indian Americans on Biden national security team; Sumon Guha for South Asia; Shanthi Kalathil for human rights

US President-elect Joe Biden, continuing to fill out top posts to align with a diverse country's shifting demographics, on Friday appointed to his national security council "incredibly accomplished" Indian Americans who will serve under National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan

Dhaka asks Kuala Lumpur to take Bangladeshi expats back to workplaces

Dhaka has urged Kuala Lumpur to do what is necessary to take stranded Bangladeshi migrant workers back to old or new places of work in Malaysia on humanitarian grounds

Vanita Gupta, Biden nominee for associate AG, recalls racial bigotry as child in America

President-Elect Joe Biden's pick to be associate attorney general Vanita Gupta has recalled her experience of racial bigotry as a four-year-old while she pledged her commitment to civil rights and justice reform

Biden to name Indian American civil rights activist Vanita Gupta as associate attorney general: Reports

US President-elect Joe Biden is planning to name Indian American civil rights activist Vanita Gupta to be the associate attorney general, according to several media reports quoting unnamed sources close to him

Indian-American sworn in as Ohio state Senator

Indian-American Republican Niraj Antani, who was elected to the Ohio state Senate from the 6th District, has been sworn in as a Senator, the media reported

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