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Kuwait Building Fire: Bodies Of 45 Indians, Air Force Aircraft On Standby

Kuwait Building Fire: Bodies Of 45 Indians, Air Force Aircraft On Standby

Press Trust of India | Thursday June 13, 2024, Dubai/Kuwait City

Kuwait Thursday said authorities have identified the bodies of 45 Indians and three Filipino nationals killed in the tragic fire incident in a building housing foreign workers as the Gulf Kingdom vowed to promptly investigate the incident.

Set To Marry In A Month, Bihar Man Missing After Kuwait Inferno

Set To Marry In A Month, Bihar Man Missing After Kuwait Inferno

Press Trust of India | Thursday June 13, 2024, Darbhanga

A woman from Bihar has been frantically calling up her son since she heard about the fire that killed 49 people, mostly Indians, in a building in Kuwait. But she has failed to get any information about her son, who was to get married next month.

"Just Couldn't Tell It's Him": Father Identifies Kuwait Victim By Tattoo

"Just Couldn't Tell It's Him": Father Identifies Kuwait Victim By Tattoo

Press Trust of India | Thursday June 13, 2024, Kottayam

Pradeep, father of 27-year-old Srihari who lived in the building that caught fire in Kuwait on Wednesday, which resulted in 49 deaths, was able to identify the body of his son only from the tattoo on his hand.

'Indian Workers' Condition In Middle East...': Rahul Gandhi On Kuwait Fire

'Indian Workers' Condition In Middle East...': Rahul Gandhi On Kuwait Fire

Press Trust of India | Wednesday June 12, 2024, New Delhi

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday expressed his shock and grief over "the horrific news of the death of more than 40 Indians in a fire in Kuwait City", saying the condition of "our workers in the Middle East is a serious matter of concern".

Indian Envoy Meets Kuwait Building Fire Victims In Hospital, Assures Help

Indian Envoy Meets Kuwait Building Fire Victims In Hospital, Assures Help

Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday June 12, 2024, New Delhi

Adarsh Swaika, Ambassador of India to Kuwait, visited the Farwaniya Hospital in Kuwait city where many Indian workers injured in Wednesday's fire incident have been admitted.

Indian Gets Jail For Hacking Ex-Employer's Server In Singapore

Indian Gets Jail For Hacking Ex-Employer's Server In Singapore

Press Trust of India | Wednesday June 12, 2024, Singapore

An Indian national was sentenced to two years and six months' jail term here for a charge of unauthorised access to computer material during which he deleted 180 virtual servers, costing his employer about SGD 918,000 (USD678,000).

Boeing Starliner Spacecraft Made By Astronauts For Astronauts: Sunita Williams

Boeing Starliner Spacecraft Made By Astronauts For Astronauts: Sunita Williams

Written by Pallava Bagla | Tuesday June 11, 2024

The space capsule which Indian-origin astronaut Sunita Williams has piloted to the International Space Station (ISS) is the most modern crew module and it has been designed making sure astronauts who fly in it are safe and comfortable.

In A First, Sikh Woman Wins Prestigious Barrister Award

In A First, Sikh Woman Wins Prestigious Barrister Award

Edited by NDTV News Desk | Tuesday June 11, 2024

Tinessa Kaur has become the first Sikh woman to claim the title of Young Pro-Bono Barrister of the Year. Once homeless, the 32-year-old barroster scripted history, winning one of the most esteemed awards in the legal profession, BBC reported.

Indian-Origin Man Shoots Brother Dead, Injures Mother, Kills Self In New York

Indian-Origin Man Shoots Brother Dead, Injures Mother, Kills Self In New York

Indo-Asian News Service | Monday June 10, 2024, New York

An Indian-origin man in New York shot his brother dead, injured his mother, and then killed himself, according to police.

Ashok Elluswamy: The Indian-Origin Techie Behind Tesla's Autopilot Success

Ashok Elluswamy: The Indian-Origin Techie Behind Tesla's Autopilot Success

Edited by NDTV News Desk | Monday June 10, 2024

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has praised Ashok Elluswamy, an Indian-origin engineer, for his pivotal role in developing Tesla's Autopilot technology. On Sunday, Musk highlighted Mr Elluswamy's contributions to the project in a social media post.

Who Was Yuvraj Goyal, The 28-Year-Old Sales Executive Murdered In Canada

Who Was Yuvraj Goyal, The 28-Year-Old Sales Executive Murdered In Canada

Edited by Nonika Sharma | Monday June 10, 2024, New Delhi

A 28-year-old Indian-origin man from Punjab's Ludhiana was shot dead in Surrey, Canada on Friday. The police have taken four suspects into custody and charged them with first-degree murder on Saturday.

Punjab Man Shot Dead In Canada, Cops Suspect Targeted Killing

Punjab Man Shot Dead In Canada, Cops Suspect Targeted Killing

Edited by Samiran Mishra | Monday June 10, 2024, Surrey

An Indian-origin man from Punjab's Ludhiana was shot dead in Canada's Surrey on Friday. The victim, Yuvraj Goyal, arrived in Canada in 2019 on a student visa and had recently received his Canadian Permanent Resident (PR) status.

Elon Musk's Thank You Note To Indian-Origin Man Behind Tesla's AI Success

Elon Musk's Thank You Note To Indian-Origin Man Behind Tesla's AI Success

Edited by NDTV News Desk | Sunday June 09, 2024

Elon Musk, on Sunday, expressed gratitude towards Indian-origin Ashok Elluswamy the first person hired for Tesla's autopilot team.

Parents Of Indians Who Drowned In Russia Asked Them To Come Out Of Water

Parents Of Indians Who Drowned In Russia Asked Them To Come Out Of Water

Edited by Abhimanyu Kulkarni | Saturday June 08, 2024, Moscow

Russian authorities said they have recovered the bodies of four Indian students who drowned while swimming in a river. The bodies are being flown to Mumbai and will be later taken to the students' native places in Jalgaon district.

Indian Embassy In Russia Issues Advisory After 4 Students Drown

Indian Embassy In Russia Issues Advisory After 4 Students Drown

Asian News International | Friday June 07, 2024, Moscow

Following incidents of drowning of students, the Indian Embassy in Russia issued an advisory on Friday, urging them to be extremely careful while going to water bodies.

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