Apr

28

2017

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Indian Teacher Sentenced For H-1B Visa Fraud in US

A 58-year-old Indian teacher in the US has been fined over USD 50,000 and ordered to serve three years of supervised release by a court.

Apr

27

2017

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Indian-origin Steel Tycoon Sanjeev Gupta on US Acquisition Spree

Britain's Indian-origin steel tycoon Sanjeev Gupta has made a bid to acquire all the assets of a Minnesota iron ore firm, days after he announced plans to take over ArcelorMittal's steelworks in the US.

Apr

27

2017

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How the United States Has Become a Problem for Indians

Equality and the American dream seem to be increasingly out of reach for many Indians in the U.S., since President Donald Trump took office.

Apr

26

2017

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Trump Sends Indian-American's Name to Senate For IP Czar

Indian-American Vishal J Amin's name has been sent by President Donald Trump to the Senate for confirmation as America's new 'IP czar' to coordinate the country's law-enforcement strategy around copyright, patents and trademarks.

Apr

26

2017

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Indian Citizen in US, Charged With Insider Trading Worth $48,000

A 41-year-old Indian citizen has been arrested on charges of insider trading and making thousands of dollars using confidential information of a private equity firm's acquisition of a technology company.

Apr

26

2017

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Vijay Mallya's Custody Sought From UK Govt

The government seeks custody of liquor baron Vijay Mallya from the UK, but India’s success rate at extradition has been no more than 36 percent over 15 years.

Apr

26

2017

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Illegal Indian Immigrants Choosing to Leave The UK

By at least one estimate, more than 1 million illegal immigrants currently live in the UK.

Apr

25

2017

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Indian-American Doctors Body Shocked Over Vivek Murthy's Sacking

A top body of Indian-American doctors has expressed shock and disappointment over the Trump administration's dismissal of physician Vivek Murthy as the US Surgeon General.

Apr

25

2017

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Indian-origin Couples May be Aborting Female Foetus in Canada

Indian-origin couples living in Canada, mostly from Punjabi and Hindi-speaking communities, may be practising sex selective abortions due to their preference for sons.

Apr

24

2017

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Punjabi Politics With a Canadian Tadka

Senior ministers of Punjabi origin from Canada usually hit it off with their counterparts on home turf.

Apr

24

2017

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Highest Number of Voluntary Returns From UK Are of Indians

Britain has long been the destination of illegal migrants, who believe the streets of London are paved with gold but a hostile environment in recent years for such peoplehas reversed some routes.

Apr

23

2017

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38 Indians Detained In United Kingdom For Visa Breach

Britain's immigration officials have detained 38 Indians, including nine women, for overstaying their visas or working illegally.

Apr

23

2017

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Indian-American Surgeon General Asked to Step Down by Donald Trump Administration

Vivek Murthy has been replaced by his deputy, Rear Admiral Sylvia Trent-Adams, one of the first nurses to serve as surgeon general

Apr

23

2017

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Vijay Mallya Laundered Money to British Cos

The ED's findings on money laundering have been shared with the UK and are in addition to the CBI's exhaustive extradition “dossier“.

Apr

21

2017

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Indian-origin CEO in US Beats Wife, Gets One Month in Jail

Abhishek Gattani pleaded "no contest" to subjecting his wife Neha Rastogi to domestic abuse.

Apr

20

2017

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Visa Policy Changes: India In Touch With US, Australia

The government is in touch with the governments of the United States and Australia on these matters and is also making full assessment of impact of these recent changes.

Apr

20

2017

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Not Surprised On Rising Job Queries by US-Based Indians

The number of Indians in the US searching for jobs in India has gone up more than ten-fold between December and March.

Apr

19

2017

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Indian-American CEO Ordered to Pay $135,000 to Former Worker

An Indian-American CEO has been ordered to pay $135,000 to her former domestic worker after a Labour Department investigation found she underpaid and mistreated her.

Apr

19

2017

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Indian Tycoon Faces Extradition After UK Arrest

Indian tycoon Vijay Mallya has been arrested in London following an extradition request from India where he is accused of fraud.

Apr

19

2017

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Indian Business Tycoon Vijay Mallya Arrested in The U.K.

London's Metropolitan Police confirmed that Mallya was arrested on an extradition warrant after surrendering himself at a police station.

Apr

18

2017

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Donald Trump Seeks Shift in Visa Allotments Crucial to Tech Outsourcing

S President Donald Trump is set to sign an executive order that would tighten the process of issuing the H-1B visas and seek a review of the system for creating an "entirely new structure" for awarding these visas.

Apr

18

2017

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Indians Must Get More Organised to Defend Their Interests in America

At the very least, Indian companies in America need to appear on a common platform and set up a flagship institution to showcase their collective contribution.

Apr

18

2017

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Australia Abolishes Visa Programme Used Largely by Indians

In an unexpected announcement, Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull today said the government will replace its popular 457 visa that brings temporary foreign workers to the country.

Apr

18

2017

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Vijay Mallya Arrested in London

Embattled business mogul and loan defaulter Vijay Mallya was arrested by Scotland Yard on an extradition warrant.

Apr

18

2017

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NRIs Can Remit up to $1 Million From Sale of Property in India

NRIs are allowed to remit up to $1 million from the sale proceeds of property in India from their NRO account.

Apr

18

2017

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Why The World Wants to Keep The Indian Techie Out

The world is increasingly resisting Indian tech workers whose hard work for frugal salaries has become a legend.

Apr

17

2017

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Turban Day Celebrated At Times Square In New York

Non-profit group 'The Sikhs of New York' organised the 'Turban Day' at Times Square.

Apr

17

2017

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US-based NRI in Indian Squad For FIFA U-17 World Cup

The Indian squad for the Under-17 football World Cup has been boosted with the inclusion of Namit Deshpande, a US-based NRI scouted by the All India Football Federation through its overseas scouting portal.

Apr

17

2017

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Sebi Set to Block P-Note Route For NRIs to Prevent Laundering of Black Money

The regulator plans to put in place a clear bar on NRIs and entities owned by them and resident Indians subscribing to participatory notes, a move aimed at preventing possible round-tripping or laundering of black money.

Apr

17

2017

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Indian Doctors Suffer Bias Within UK Medical System

Doctors trained in countries like India are suffering from an inherent bias within the UK medical system, a new report has indicated.

Apr

14

2017

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Indian Arrivals to Malaysia on The Rise

The demonetisation crisis might have put a dent on Indian outbound travel to Malaysia in 2016, but Malaysian agents are finally seeing signs of recovery from the market.

Apr

13

2017

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India-American Doctor Inducted Into Global Medical Missions Hall of Fame

An Indian-American doctor has been inducted into the Global Medical Missions Hall of Fame in recognition of his efforts to eliminate avoidable blindness in parts of the world hit by poverty and poor access to medical care.

Apr

13

2017

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US Sikhs Launch Advertisement Campaign That Seeks to Push Back on Hate

Sikhs in the United States are launching a million-dollar awareness campaign that seeks to stop hate-fueled attacks.

Apr

13

2017

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Indians Studying in US Universities Don’t Have to Worry About H1-B Visa Row

US universities are dismissing all fears, saying Indians studying in the US need not be nervous due to recent row over HI-B visa.

Apr

13

2017

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Singapore Quietly Shutting The Door on Indian Techies

Nearly 10,000 miles away from the anti-immigrant climate in Trump’s America, an island nation has been clamping down on Indian tech workers

Apr

13

2017

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Indian Doctors Likely to be More in Demand in UK Post Brexit

Britain has long depended on doctors from India to run the National Health Service (NHS) since it was founded in 1948, but the reliance is likely to increase after the UK leaves the European Union.

Apr

12

2017

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Easy Repatriation For illegal Indian Immigrants in Saudi

Efforts are on in full swing to ensure that no Indian is an overstayer, violator of visa laws or infiltrator in Saudi Arabia once the Amnesty scheme offered by King Salman expires.

Apr

12

2017

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Indians in Demand Despite H-1B Noise

Presidents of the top US universities have recently assured international students, particularly those from India in high-tech courses, that they are still in demand by top American industrial and business enterprises notwithstanding the recent noises to change H-1B visa norms.

Apr

11

2017

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NRIs Don’t Need Aadhaar to File IT Returns

Non-resident Indians (NRIs) are not required to quote Aadhaar number while filing income tax returns back home.

Apr

11

2017

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AAP's NRI Backers Turn Hostile

Lack of financial transparency in the Arvind Kejriwal-led AAP has prompted a group of NRIs, who once worked to mobilise funds and support for the party, to turn against it.

Apr

11

2017

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NRI Forum Plans Orientation For Blue Collar Workers Going Abroad

Lack of financial transparency in the Arvind Kejriwal-led AAP has prompted a group of NRIs, who once worked to mobilise funds and support for the party, to turn against it.

Apr

08

2017

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Over 24,000 Indians Still in Six War-torn Countries

here are 24,084 Indians currently residing in six war-torn countries including in Iraq, Syria and Afghanistan

Apr

07

2017

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2,500 NRIs Take TRS Membership in US

As many as 2,500 NRIs took membership in the Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) in the USA so far. The membership drive of the party is currently underway in the country.

Apr

07

2017

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Tougher H-1B Clause For IT Programmers

A new memorandum issued by the USCIS makes it mandatory to ensure a closer scrutiny of computer programmers using H-1B work visas.

Apr

05

2017

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Tougher H-1B Norms Open Dors For India's Real Talent

Programmers certified as eligible for H-1B in 2014 and 2015 were only about 12% of the total number of certified applicants.

Apr

05

2017

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Indian IT Professionals Face New challenges as Singapore Shuts Door

Singapore has slowed down on issuing new visas to Indian professionals. The move is apparently an attempt by the Singapore government to foster the hiring of local talent.

Mar

30

2017

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The Rise of Lego's New Indian-origin CEO

Born in Punjab in 1956, Padda had humble beginnings and worked his way up the corporate ladder through sheer passion and determination.

Mar

30

2017

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India’s Prized Silicon Valley Hires Keep Burning Out

The allure of working in India’s burgeoning startup ecosystem has quickly evaporated for a number of senior executives.

Mar

30

2017

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The Spirit of Adventure And an American Dream

Already a permanent resident of the USA, Khaleel is now waiting for his citizenship to come through before becoming eligible to live his childhood dream of playing international cricket.
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Mar

29

2017

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Trump's Budget Proposal Dumb, Foreign Aid Cut Inhumane: Ro Khanna

ndian-American Congressman Ro Khanna has termed as "dumb" some of the budget proposals of US President Donald Trump and described the move to cut foreign aid as "inhumane".

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