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Why an American town honoured this desi COVID-19 warriorRediff.com24 Apr 2020
More than 90 police cars, fire brigade engines and other city government vehicles saluted Dr Uma Rani Madhusudana for her non-stop, tirelessly devoted work in the care of COVID-19 patients at a hospital over 8 difficult and dangerous days.
6-week-old baby dies of coronavirus in USRediff.com2 Apr 2020
The news report said that a model prepared by the University of Washington projects that as the coronavirus hits a peak in Connecticut on April 15, hospitals here will fall dramatically short on available beds.
Infosys readies new global delivery modelRediff.com30 Sep 2019
Experts said this would not only reduce Infosys' dependence on the H1B visa, which has seen increased restrictions under the current US administration. It will also help the company in building an employee pyramid for its future operations.
BEST Sports Photos of the Week!Rediff.com25 Mar 2019
Rediff.com encapsulates all the sporting action from the past week in this eye-catching photo feature.
Infy plans innovation hub in Arizona; to hire 1,000 by 2023Rediff.com21 Sep 2018
Infosys, like many of its peers, has been ramping local hiring in key markets like the US, the UK and Australia to tackle increasing scrutiny around work visas by various governments.
Infy now plans to spread its wings in Europe, AustraliaRediff.com18 Sep 2018
Even though North America still accounts for 60 per cent of Infosys's revenue, the company is starting to see good growth in Europe, which contributes around 25 per cent to the company's top line. Even Australia also has emerged to be a strategically important market, with a contribution of 10 per cent to the overall revenues.
US Open Golf: Fowler back in the thick of actionRediff.com18 Jun 2017
Fowler birdied the 14th, 15th and 16th holes to lift himself to 10 under par, two strokes off the pace at a generous ErinHills layout that has been softened by rain.
Just 17, he could become India's F1 sensationRediff.com29 Jun 2016
Still too young to drive on Indian roads, 17-year-old Jehan Daruvala, a speedster from Mumbai, could become India's first Formula One champion.
When Rakesh Sharma found himself in a different kind of spaceRediff.com9 Nov 2015
Though this time India's first astronaut remained earth bound, P Rajendran/Rediff.com finds out more about his journey off the beaten track along America's East Coast.
Make H1B problem-free, pleads Nasscom chiefRediff.com20 May 2015
High visa processing fees, social security issues and the decision by Administrative Appeals Office to reapply for H1B on location change make life tougher for highly skilled professionals from India, Nasscom chief BVR Mohan Reddy tells Ritu Jha/Rediff.com
40 Years ago... and now- Faqir Chand Kohli: The original Indian techieRediff.com4 Feb 2015
Kohli is a pioneer and a visionary.
Englishman Willett secures Golf Masters berth via world rankingRediff.com23 Dec 2014
Englishman Danny Willett will be a big winner in the final world rankings of the year, to be issued next week, by narrowly punching his ticket to the 2015 Masters.
US polls: Nikki Haley, Tulsi Gabbard re-electedRediff.com5 Nov 2014
Hindu-American Congresswon Tulsi Gabbard coasts to a rollicking re-election victory in in Hawaii's 2nd District
Football friendlies: Suarez scores on international return; Donovan bids farewellRediff.com11 Oct 2014
Luis Suarez returned for Uruguay for the first time since his infamous World Cup biting incident and scored in a 1-1 friendly draw against Saudi Arabia.
Sports Shorts: Nadal recovering satisfactorily from appendicitisRediff.com10 Oct 2014
Rafael Nadal is recovering satisfactorily from appendicitis and will continue a course of antibiotics in a bid to be fit for the remainder of the 2014 season, the World No 2's spokesman said on Thursday.
Indian-origin parents arrested in US toddler death caseRediff.com31 Jan 2014
Indian-origin parents of a 19-month-old baby, who died of severe head injuries after his babysitter got angry and dumped him on the floor, have been arrested and charged in the US state of Connecticut.
Former Obama aide Summers withdraws from Fed raceRediff.com16 Sep 2013
Summers dogged by controversies over past views
Trader admits fraud in $1 billion Apple stock schemeRediff.com17 Apr 2013
A former Rochdale Securities trader whose unauthorised purchase of about $1 billion of Apple Inc stock caused the demise of the company pleaded guilty to fraud and conspiracy.
Do the right thing: Obama on gun control lawsRediff.com9 Apr 2013
United President Barack Obama on Tuesday made one more push to introduce strict gun control laws, with background checks, through the US Congress where lawmakers are resisting his move. Reminding an audience in Hartford, Connecticut, about the death of innocent people due to several shooting incidents across the country including the firing on Sikh worshippers in Wisconsin, Obama said his fight is not about him.
Indian jailed for threatening to bomb US companyRediff.com15 Dec 2012
Shaneel Jain of Rhode Island was sentenced on Friday by US District Judge Robert Chatigny in Hartford to six months of imprisonment, one year of supervised release and three months of home confinement for threatening to bomb the facilities of Z-Medica Corporation, US Attorney for the District of Connecticut David Fein said.
US school shooting: At least 10 children killedRediff.com14 Dec 2012
Several people, including children, were killed after an unidentified person opened fire in an elementary school in Connecticut today with the shooter now believed to be dead.
Indian IT cos shut down in hurricane-affected areasRediff.com31 Oct 2012
Companies say they have ensured that services to clients remain unaffected.
World's 10 most productive citiesRediff.com6 Sep 2012
A study by the Brooking Institution compared per-capita gross domestic product and employment data from 2010 to 2011 in 200 of the world's largest metropolitan areas.
Prasad Srinivasan elected to Connecticut assemblyRediff.com28 Jan 2011
A graduate of Baroda Medical College, Srinivasan, a Republican, won from the 31st District in Glastonbury trouncing the two-time Democratic incumbent. He campaigned on issues like fiscal responsibility, opportunities for businesses to grow, and better health care.
IAF's deal will create 22,000 jobs in USRediff.com9 Nov 2010
A powerful American Senator has welcomed the C-17 aircraft deal announced by the Indian Air Force (IAF), a development which is expected to create more than 22,000 jobs in the United States.
NYC bomber 'drank and partied all the time'Rediff.com1 Sep 2010
A Pakistani man arrested in Boston during investigations into the failed Times Square bombing on Wednesday sought to distance himself from terrorism and failed bomber Faisal Shahzad, whom he knew years ago as a 'typical college student who drank and partied'. Mohammad Shafiq ur Rahman, a 33-year-old computer programmer who was arrested on immigration charges, was freed on bail last week.Condemning terrorism, Rahman said what the Taliban is doing is "not justified by religion.
World's 100 most ethical companiesRediff.com26 Mar 2010
Food and beverages maker PepsiCo and software manufacturer Adobe Systems have made it to the list of world's most ethical companies for this year which are led by CEOs of Indian origin.
CEOs sacked left and right in USRediff.com30 Dec 2009
The US financial crisis and the resultant economic downturn pushed many a top honchos out of their corner rooms in 2009, but Citigroup's India-born chief Vikram Pandit continues to steer the once financial colossus out of its biggest ever crisis.
The 10 greenest companies in the USRediff.com25 Sep 2009
Six companies led by India-origin people including banking behemoth Citigroup and soft drinks major Pepsico have been named among the greenest American companies by Newsweek magazine.
US: How an Indian poet was arrested and torturedRediff.com19 Aug 2009
The detention of actor Shahrukh Khan in the United States may have raised a storm in India, but the arrest Ravi Shankar, associate professor of English and poet-in-residence at Central Connecticut State University, has received little or no coverage in Indian media.Though it happened a month earlier in New York City, the arrest, detention and the actions of the court have raised many questions. Shankar is now consulting attorneys in the case for the legal steps.
Hartford CEO Ayer to retire by 2009-endRediff.com5 Jun 2009
The India-origin chief of The Hartford Financial Services, Ramani Ayer, will retire as chairman and chief executive officer of the Connecticut-based insurer by the end of this year.
Pandit's Citi among best NRI-run firmRediff.com11 May 2009
Citigroup's Vikram Pandit may have been named among worst CEOs ever in America, but in terms of financial performance for the first quarter of this year, the banking behemoth has emerged as one of the best performers among the US companies run by persons of Indian origin.
Nooyi, Ramani Ayer among best US CEOsRediff.com7 May 2009
Praising them for "being forthright and transparent with shareholders", a magazine has named three India-origin chief executives-- Indra Nooyi, Francisco D'Souza and Ramani Ayer among the best CEOs in the US.
Oracle's Ellison highest paid CEO, Nooyi 147thRediff.com23 Apr 2009
Business publication Forbes has ranked Ellison as the top paid chief executive in America followed by Occidental Petroleum's Ray R Irani at the second spot with a compensation of $222.64 million. Among the India-origin chief executives, the list features soft drinks maker Pepsico's Indra Nooyi, banking entity Citigroup's Vikram Pandit, financial services firm Hartford Financial Services' Ramani Aiyer and software company Adobe System's Shantanu Narayen, among others.
How to get Uncle Sam to fund your start-upRediff.com30 Jul 2008
Tips for nabbing government grants.
In God Indian scientists believe!Rediff.com15 Jun 2008
A survey of 1,100 scientists across 130 universities and research institutes across the country threw up interesting results as 29 per cent believed in the philosophy of 'karma', 26 per cent accepted the principle of life after death and seven per cent researchers gave credence to existence of ghosts.
US: Dr Devdas Shetty is new Lawrence Tech deanRediff.com10 Apr 2008
Dr Devdas Shetty is the new dean of the College of Engineering at Lawrence Technological University, Michigan. He said his goal is to see the College of Engineering become a leader in engineering education. "I want to work on providing real-life challenges for students by forming industry partnerships and applied research at the undergraduate level," he said.
Why 80 is the new 30Rediff.com24 Dec 2007
Forget shuffleboard and croquet. With Americans living longer, a growing number of people are embarking on entrepreneurial second careers -- well into their 80s. So what are the real secrets to longevity, in business and in life?
Rohm and Haas to invest $100 million in IndiaRediff.com6 Sep 2007
Rohm and Haas, one of the largest speciality material manufacturers in the world, plans to invest $100 million (about Rs 410 crore) in India to develop manufacturing and research and development facilities.
Shalini's in Spielberg's raceRediff.com6 Jun 2007
Shalini Kantayya, 30, is a director making waves in a competition that could get her a $1 million directing deal with DreamWorks.