Balkrishna Doshi to receive Royal Gold Medal 2022 for Architecture

The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) is pleased to announce that Balkrishna Doshi will receive the Royal Gold Medal 2022, one of the world’s highest honours for architecture. Given in recognition of a lifetime’s work, the Royal Gold Medal is approved personally by Her Majesty The Queen and is given toRead More →

Parag Agrawal CEO Twitter

It has started to sound like routine when an Indian is appointed to head an American, global company. After decades of such accomplishments by Indians in the US, comes the latest feather in India’s cap – Parag Agrawal being appointed as the new CEO of Twitter. Parag was Twitter’s ChiefRead More →

Kashish Aggarwal Geetika Goyal

An Indian man in the UK, who stabbed his wife multiple times before driving to a nearby street where he left her body on the pavement has been jailed after pleading guilty to murder. Kashish Aggarwal, 28, attacked his wife Geetika Goyal at their home in Wintersdale Road, Leicester, onRead More →

McDonald's Restaurants run out of milk

Who would have thought McDonald’s Restaurants would run out milk, and thus shakes? If this COVID pandemic and its new normal was not hitting home hard enough, the post-Brexit EU realities have hit Britain even harder. Under the new arrangement, the government implemented changes to the immigration rules and stoppedRead More →

Taliban take over of Afghanistan

Defying the US intelligence reports, the Taliban have swept into Afghanistan’s capital Kabul and wrested control from the government which collapsed after the embattled president left the country and its people to fend for themselves. Heavily armed Taliban fighters swamped the capital, and several entered Kabul’s abandoned presidential palace. AccordingRead More →

Paul Gosar wants students sent home

Paul A Gosar, a Congressman in the United States has foreign students (studying in the US) in his sights.  Currently many of the international students studying in the US are eligible to stay on in the US after completing their studies under a program administered by the US Immigration andRead More →

John McAfee found dead in Barcelona jail

British born American John McAfee, founder of McAfee Antivirus software, a fugitive at the time of his death was found dead in his jail cell near Barcelona, Spain. The death is being labelled as suicide. McAfee was wanted in the US for multiple legal cases and was fighting his extradition toRead More →

Hate crime of Muslim killing in London Ontario Canada

A 20 year old Canadian driver ploughed a pickup truck into a Muslim family of five, killing four and seriously injuring the fifth in an attack in the Ontario city of London which has been described as “hate crime” by the Canadian police. Police later arrested the young driver,  NathanielRead More →