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Action Sought Against Agents For Luring Punjabis to US

The youths, detained in prisons in the US for the past few months, have gone on hunger strike seeking early resolution of their plight

Apr

15

2014

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India-born Poet Vijay Seshadri Wins 2014 Pulitzer Prize

India-born poet Vijay Seshadri has won the prestigious 2014 Pulitzer Prize in the poetry category for his collection of poems "3 Sections."

Apr

14

2014

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Registered NRI Voters Overseas Will Have to Wait

Election Commission faced statutory and logistic impediments in extending overseas voting facilities to them.

Apr

14

2014

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Britain Clears Indian-origin Doctor of Misconduct

The doctor could still face sanctions over the bungled operation and admitted record keeping errors if the panel finds his errors amounted to serious misconduct.

Apr

11

2014

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H-1B Visa Applications Surge to 172500

USCIS conducted the computerised draw of lots to select the Congressionally mandated 65,000 applicants, who would receive the H-1B visas.

Apr

11

2014

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Navy War Room Leak Case: No Penalty Levied by London HC

The case involves leakage of over 7,000 pages of defence information of sensitive nature from the naval war room and air defence headquarters.

Apr

10

2014

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Asian Americans Too Busy to Vote in US

The voter turnout gap between Asian Americans and other groups narrowed among those who have not completed high school.

Apr

07

2014

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India Refuses to Consider Khobragade Episode Closed

Foreign secretary Sujatha Singh says India has made its expectations clear to the US on the issue and hopes it will be resolved

Apr

06

2014

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Indian Priest Faces Deportation for Molestation in US

Koppala was taken into custody by the Department of Homeland Security and will remain in custody until his likely deportation.

Apr

06

2014

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Devyani Khobragade Likely to Face Probe in Adarsh Scam

The Indian Foreign Service officer is likely to face a probe in connection with the Adarsh scam. Devyani owns a flat in the controversial Adarsh society in Mumbai's Colaba area.

Apr

03

2014

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Indo-American Develops Paper Microscope

An Indian-origin scientist has developed an incredibly low-cost microscope made almost entirely out of a very unlikely material - paper.

Apr

02

2014

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Indians Denied US L-1 Visa More Than Others

Indians are experiencing a significantly higher denial rate of the American non-immigrant L-1 visa as compared to applicants from any other country.

Apr

02

2014

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In UK, Indian Domestic Workers Face Abuse

Under the terms of the new ‘tied visa,’ overseas domestic workers cannot legally leave their employer and find new work.

Mar

30

2014

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Indian-origin Teen Tells US How to Save $400 Million

A 14-year-old Indian-origin boy has come up with a unique plan that could help the US save nearly $400 million a year by merely changing the font used on official documents.

Mar

28

2014

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Indians Plan Rebirth for 5th-Century University

Mr. Sen, the Harvard economist and Nobel laureate, is now part of an effort to capitalize on Nalanda’s legacy by building a new university with the same name, not far from the original site

Mar

28

2014

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The Donkey Route to Britain

Among the illegals are Indian engineers, lawyers, graduates, pharmacists and well-educated men.

Mar

27

2014

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Indian-American Physicians Raise Issues with US Lawmakers

An influential body of Indian-American physicians is pressing US lawmakers on several issues including how to continue to provide healthcare to patients while being rewarded in a just and sustainable way.

Mar

26

2014

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India-Africa Initiative Empowering African Women

A new initiative has India partnering with African countries to empower African women by developing skills that already exist within them.

Mar

26

2014

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Obama's First Indian-American CTO Starts New Venture

Details about the company are scarce beyond what's stated on its website and on social networks

Mar

26

2014

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Indian Elections Draw Interest in America

India’s much-talked about Parliamentary elections due in April are being increasingly viewed in the US as one of most important elections since the country's Independence.

Mar

26

2014

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Rajat Gupta Denied Permission to Visit India

Gupta had made the request to travel to India in February while his appeal to throw out his conviction on insider trading charges was still pending in federal court.

Mar

20

2014

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White House Stands by Vivek Murthy for Post of Surgeon General

the White House is standing by President Barack Obama's pick for surgeon general, Indian American Vivek Murthy, an ardent supporter of Obama's healthcare law.

Mar

18

2014

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An Indian Shakes Up US TV industry

He is threatening to topple the titans of America's television industry with what could easily qualify as a master-stroke of Indian jugaad.

Mar

18

2014

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Sikh Children in US Schools Targets of Hate

The bullying of Sikh children is often associated with post-9/11 bias.

Mar

17

2014

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Indian Diplomat Re-indicted in US

A US grand jury has re-indicted an Indian diplomat whose arrest strained US-India relations.

Mar

17

2014

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Fauja Singh Run On, You Crazy Diamond

He’s a few days shy of 103, and still lacing up for his daily run. It’s the closest you can come to immortality

Mar

17

2014

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India-born Tipped to be Next Nokia CEO

After Satya Nadella, it may now be the turn of another Mangalore University graduate to head a Fortune 500 company.

Mar

14

2014

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How Indian Americans Helped Shape US

Indian Americans are no longer a small, easily defined minority that can be captured and explained in a few brightly coloured rooms in a museum.

Mar

14

2014

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UK Witnesses 21% Drop in Study Visas to Indians in 2013

Over 90 per cent of the applications received get the visas,clarifying that Britain does not look at India as a high risk country.

Mar

13

2014

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Exploring How Indian Americans Helped Shape US

A new exhibition at the National Museum of Natural History in Washington celebrates Indian-American culture, history and experiences

Mar

12

2014

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NRIs on Short Trips Barred From Gold Imports

Imports of gold are likely to get further impacted, with the effort to check the alleged misuse of the facility for non-resident Indians (NRIs) to bring some with their luggage.

Mar

12

2014

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2 Indians in US' Most Powerful CEOs Under-40

Two Indian CEOs have been named among America's most powerful CEOs under the age of 40 - who head publicly-traded companies with highest market value.

Mar

11

2014

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70 Indian Passports Stolen From San Francisco

About 70 Indian passports have reportedly been stolen from a private company, to which the Indian Consulate in San Francisco has outsourced various visa and passport related services.

Mar

10

2014

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97% of 12,000 New NRI Voters From Kerala

For the first time, non-resident Indians will be voting in the general elections.

Mar

07

2014

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A Home of Their Own for Indian Expats

A weak rupee and attractive deals are luring Indian expats back to their nation’s property market.

Mar

06

2014

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Success Story or Struggle? Portraying Indians in US

As the Smithsonian portrays the Indian-American experience for the first time, organizers have faced hard questions about how to portray a diverse - and occasionally argumentative - community of nearly three million people.

Mar

06

2014

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Indian-origin Physician Charged With Healthcare Fraud in US

Mahesh Kuthuru 43, who owned and operated a medical practice, was indicted by a federal grand jury in Syracuse, New York.

Mar

04

2014

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Republicans Reach Out to Indian-Americans

The Republican Party wants the support of all Indian-Americans as well as other minorities such as African-Americans and Hispanics.

Mar

04

2014

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Restaurants Given Heavy Fines Over Sham Curries

Warnings have been issued to caterers after two North Yorkshire Indian restaurants were fined for passing beef off as lamb.

Mar

03

2014

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Indian-origin Hedge Fund Manager Seeks to Overturn Conviction

Martoma, 39, said his conviction should be thrown out because "unrelated" information about his dismissal from Harvard Law school biased the jury against him

Feb

26

2014

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US Museum Eyes Influences of Indian-Americans

Curators are probing the history behind certain cultural stereotypes of this population of 3.3 million Americans in a new exhibit

Feb

26

2014

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UK Mulls Dramatic Visa Fees Hike

A move that can hit Prime Minister David Cameron's efforts to boost student and business visits from countries like India.

Feb

25

2014

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10 Indian-Americans Eye High Political Office

As many as 10 Indian-Americans are eyeing high political office from governor to attorney general to membership of the House of Representatives in the Congressional and state elections.

Feb

24

2014

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IIT Grad Neeraj Arora is Man Behind All Things Business at WhatsApp

Did you know that India born Neeraj Arora, who is responsible for "all things business at WhatsApp", played a key role in sealing the deal?

Feb

24

2014

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Amnesty Seeks More Detail on Indian Deaths in Qatar

Human rights group Amnesty International has urged India to give "more transparent information" about the deaths of Indian workers in Qatar, the host nation for the 2022 World Cup.

Feb

20

2014

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Indian Hustle: How Fraudsters Prey on Would-be US Tech Workers

For freelance techies, the temptation is overwhelming. And that, naturally, has opened up a world of opportunity for fraudsters.

Feb

20

2014

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Indian Student's Bashing Sparks Change to Australia's Migration Laws

The case of an Indian student, brutally bashed in Melbourne late last year, has prompted calls for changes to Australia's migration regulations.

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