Indian-origin Singaporean jailed for shouting 'corona, corona' , spitting on hotel floor

An Indian-origin Singaporean, Jasvinder Singh Mehar Singh (52) was sentenced to two months' jail on Thursday for shouting "corona, corona" and spitting on a hotel floor at the Changi Airport, the first conviction of its kind in the country related to the coronavirus outbreak. Singh breached a remission order after his early release from prison in February.

Indian-origin man convicted of raping woman in New York

Ashok Singh, 58, of Pennsylvania, was found guilty of rape and unlawful imprisonment following a two-week-long trial. He will be sentenced next month and faces up to 25 years in prison. Singh's DNA was a match to vaginal swabs taken from the victim at the hospital during a sexual assault evidence collection exam.

Houston police honour fallen Indian-American policeman, change dress code policy for Sikh cops

On September 28, Dhaliwal, a 10-year veteran of the Harris County Sheriff's office and its first Sikh deputy, was gunned down while conducting a mid-day traffic stop in northwest of Houston. The 42-year-old trailblazing police officer made national headlines when he was allowed to grow a beard and wear a turban on the job.

Indian-origin dean of Harvard Business School to step down in June 2020

Harvard Business School's Dean Nitin Nohria will step down from his post in June 2020, ten years after he became the first Indian-origin academician to helm the business school in the prestigious institution's 102-year-old history. In his message to faculty, staff, students and alumni, Nohria said the time is right for the HBS to transition to new leadership.

Indian-Americans laud Supreme Court's verdict on Ayodhya case

The Indian Supreme Court in a unanimous verdict on Saturday cleared the way for the construction of a Ram Temple at the disputed site at Ayodhya, and directed the Centre to allot a 5-acre plot to the Sunni Waqf Board for building a mosque.