One of those killed was Prof. G.V. Loganathan, a native of the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu, who had lived in the US for nearly the past three decades.
Here are various stories from the Indian media.
IITians lose one of their brightest. (Referring to the prestigious Indian Institutes of Technology)
Prof's funeral will take place in the US.
Loganathan spoke to his family on Sunday.
Government assures all help to slain professor's family.
Another victim was also of Indian orgin.
Indian student killed at Virginia Tech. (One of the missing students, has been confirmed among the dead.)