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Indian teachers are most sought after in Singapore schools with increasing number of teachers being recruited to teach not only Indian languages but also other subjects.

Indian connection to prince William and Kate Middleton's wedding cake

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A group of Indian professionals in Singapore has produced a film, 'Mausams', which captures the tensed personal moments and challenges of working a city.

Gujarati icing on Will-Kat wedding cake!

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The royal wedding cake is set to have a Gujarati connection. It has emerged that Prince William and Kate Middleton have chosen a cake company run by a Gujarati in Leicestershire.

Indian-origin Canadian gets life term for killing wife

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A Canadian court has sentenced an Indian-origin man to life in prison for murdering his pregnant wife in 2006.

US housing society to pay $110,000 for keeping Indians out

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A Seattle-based housing society will pay over $110,000 to settle a lawsuit that alleged the society discriminated against Indians and African-Americans seeking to rent apartments in the complex.

Australia's Victoria police inducts first turban wearing Sikh

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Police in Australia's Victoria state today inducted its first officer from Sikh community who will wear a newly designed police turban, a media report said today.

Five-year-old Indian becomes millionaire

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A five-year-old Indian boy has become a millionaire overnight after winning a lottery at a national bond draw here.

Indian dentists caught in UK red tape

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Several dentists from India and other non-EU countries have been caught in bureaucratic wrangles between professional governing bodies in Britain, a leading migrants campaign group said today.

Indians safe in Japan, some 30-40 Indians leave for India

In 8 years

The Indians, who were safely brought to a hotel in Tokyo from various rehabilitation centres in Sendai, have left for India.

Indian-origin model accuses Aus modelling agency of racism

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According to a report in the local daily, Kema Rajandran was told by a Parth-based modelling agency that her work chances were "limited" in the country because she was not Caucasian.

NRI dentist in UK faces charges of seducing patient

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An NRI dentist, once the face of Oral B toothpaste and appears on a British TV show, has been accused of seducing a patient on the couch of his dental clinic and marital home, a disciplinary hearing was told.

Indian girl raped, murdered and stuffed inside suitcase in Australia

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24-year-old Tosha Thakkar was last seen alive on March 9 in Sydney. Her alleged attacker, Daniel Stani-Reginald, has been denied bail.

S African-Indian women get 3-yr jail for fraud

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An Indian-origin woman and her mother were sentenced to three years in prison by a South African court, which found them guilty of arranging a fake certificate of marriage to inherit property of their landlord, who died of poisoning.

Indian-American scientists develop alternative to radio tags

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A team of Indian-American scientists has developed a smart tracking system, which could very well provide an honourable alternative to the radio tags.

Hindu guru gets 14 years prison for sexual molestation in US

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Absconding Indian godman Prakashanand Saraswati, also known as Shree Swamiji, has been sentenced to 14 years in prison and fined USD 10,000.

Hindu guru convicted of molesting girls in US

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An octogenarian Hindu religious leader, head of a Hindu ashram, one of the largest temples in the US, has been convicted of molesting two young girls.

Hate crime: Two Sikhs attacked in US, one dead

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Two elderly Sikhs were shot at by unidentified assailants in Sacramento in US, leaving one dead and the other in critical condition, triggering panic in the neighbourhood having a sizeable Sikh population.

Indian American Christians condemn assassination of Bhatti

In 8 years

Strongly condemning the assassination of Shahbaz Bhatti, the Federation of Indian Christians Organisations of North America appealed to Islamabad to bring the perpetrators of the "dastardly" crime to justice.

Singapore appoints Sikh as Army chief

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Singapore has appointed Brigadier General Ravinder Singh as its next army chief, the first Sikh in nearly 30 years to be given the force's baton.

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