Spain attacker shot dead

Barcelona : The Spanish police on Monday shot dead a man they suspect was the Islamist militant who drove a van into a Barcelona crowd last week, killing 13 people. Ending a five-day manhunt, th police tracked 22-year-old Younes Abouyaaqoub to a rural area near Barcelona. They said they shot him after he held up what appeared to be an explosives belt. The More...

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By punjaboutlook2015 On Tuesday, August 22nd, 2017
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Indian-origin boy is UK’s ‘Child Genius’

London : A 12-year-old Indian-origin boy, believed to be having an IQ higher than Albert Einstein and Stephen Hawking, has been crowned the UK’s “Child Genius” in a popular television quiz competition. Rahul More...

By punjaboutlook2015 On Tuesday, August 22nd, 2017
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11 yrs in Amritsar jail, Pak sisters set to return home

Amritsar  : Born in the Amritsar Central Jail in 2006, 11-year-old Heena is now set to return to her country after the Pakistani authorities cleared her citizenship status today. Pakistan’s High Commission counsellor More...

By punjaboutlook2015 On Saturday, August 19th, 2017
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Indian-origin mom wants action over daughter’s suicide in UK

London : An Indian-origin mother whose daughter committed suicide last year after suffering physical and emotional abuse at the hands of an ex-boyfriend has written to a UK police force to disclose evidence linked More...

By punjaboutlook2015 On Saturday, August 19th, 2017
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Indian-American physician announces Congressional bid

Washington, August 18  : An Indian-American physician from Arizona has announced that she will run for the US House of Representatives in the 2018 General Election. Hiral Tipirneni, an emergency room physician More...

By punjaboutlook2015 On Saturday, August 19th, 2017
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Indian-American among scientists to identify new potential breast cancer drug

Houston : Scientists, including an Indian-American researcher, have identified a molecule that can help treat breast cancer, giving hope to patients who have become resistant to traditional therapies. The first-in-class More...

By punjaboutlook2015 On Friday, August 18th, 2017
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13 killed, 80 hurt as vehicle ploughs into crowded tourist area | Two held | IS claims responsibility

Barcelona : A van ploughed into crowds in the Spanish city of Barcelona on Thursday and a regional official said 13 people were killed and at least 80 injured in what police said they were treating as a terrorist More...

By punjaboutlook2015 On Friday, August 18th, 2017
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Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella condemns Virginia violence

San Francisco : India-born Microsoft executive Satya Nadella has condemned the violence at the white-nationalist rally in Virginia, saying there is no place in our society for the bias, bigotry and senseless violence. “Microsoft More...

By punjaboutlook2015 On Friday, August 18th, 2017
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Hindu- and Sikh-Americans denounce Virginia violence

Washington : Hindu-and Sikh-Americans have condemned the violence unleashed by white supremacists during a rally in Virgina in which a woman was killed and the subsequent remarks by US President Donald Trump in More...

By punjaboutlook2015 On Thursday, August 17th, 2017
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Indian-American sentenced to 40 months in prison for fraud

Washington : An Indian-American man has been sentenced to 40 months in prison for cheating victims in a telephone fraud scheme, an official has said. Anandkumar Jayantila Nayee was held responsible for at least More...

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