Sep

28

2016

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Congress Delegation in UK to Woo Punjabi NRIs

The Punjab Assembly elections are just round the corner and the Congress is not taking any chances this time.

Sep

27

2016

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Indian Footballer Aditi Makes Stellar Comeback in UK

Last year, the 24-year-old Chauhan became the first Indian female footballer to play for a professional club in the United Kingdom.

Sep

26

2016

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Donald Trump to Speak to Indian-Americans About Making America Great Again

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has praised the Hindu community's "fantastic" contributions to world civilisation and American culture.

Sep

26

2016

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Donald Trump Lauds Hindu Community's Fantastic Contributions To US

US' Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has praised Hindu community's "fantastic" contributions to world civilisation and American culture.

Sep

25

2016

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Indian Americans Launch Petition to Declare Pak Sponsor of Terror

The Indian-American community in the US has launched a White House petition to designate Pakistan a state sponsor of terrorism

Sep

24

2016

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No Exception On Helmet Rules For Sikh Workers In Canada

Three Sikh truck drivers have been ordered to wear hard hats at work by a Canadian court which ruled that no exception can be made for them as the men lost a 10-year-long legal battle against religious discrimination.

Sep

23

2016

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2 Indian-American Scientists Bag Prestigious MacArthur Fellowship

Two Indian-American scientists are among 23 scientists who have won this year's prestigious MacArthur Fellowship for showing exceptional creativity in their respective fields.

Sep

23

2016

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Australia's ANZ Settles With India's Oswals, Takes $111 Million Hit

Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Ltd (ANZ.AX) said it will take a A$145 million ($111 million) charge after reaching a settlement with an Indian couple who sued over the bank's role in an asset sale.

Sep

22

2016

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NRIs Fuelling Luxury Housing in Ahmedabad

Ahmedabad, which has traditionally been a cost-conscious property market, dominated by the mass and mid-segment housing, has suddenly witnessed a flurry of launches in the luxury segment.

Sep

21

2016

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Around 400 Indian Migrant Workers In Qatar Unpaid For Months

As many as 400 migrant staff working for an electrical company in Qatar have gone unpaid for up to four months, a leading figure in the Indian community said today.

Sep

21

2016

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British Indian Minister Takes Charge of Conservative Party Group

Indian-origin British MP Shailesh Vara has been appointed co-chairman of the Conservative Friends of India group that aims to build better links betwethe diaspora and the party.

Sep

20

2016

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Saudization of Sales Jobs in The Country Hits The Indian Community

Saudi Arabia government's move to nationalize sales and technical jobs in the cellphone shops of the country has hit the Indian community there.

Sep

20

2016

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Indian-Americans Urge US To Designate Pak A Terror Sponsor State

The Indian-American community has asked the US government to designate Pakistan a state sponsor of terrorism and impose sanctions on it following the terror attack in Uri that killed 18 soldiers.

Sep

20

2016

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Veteran South African Tamil Activist Honoured

A veteran South African Tamil activist was honoured here for devoting his life to the promotion of Indian languages in the country.

Sep

19

2016

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Rich Indians Worry as Dollar Visa Set to End

Many high net worth individuals the world over, including in India, are worried as the controversial immigrant visa programme for the wealthy is set to expire this month-end.

Sep

18

2016

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Indian-American Former CEO Charged With $30 Million Fraud

A 44-year-old Indian-American former CEO has been charged with two separate fraud schemes that total more than $30 million.

Sep

18

2016

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Indian-Origin Peer Wins Lifetime Achievement Award In UK

A 78-year-old Indian-origin British obstetrician and member of the UK Parliament has been honoured by a leading publishing group for his work in the medical profession and being incredible role model for social justice, equality and those less fortunate.

Sep

18

2016

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Congressional Moonshot

2016 is distinctive in the number of Indian Americans who have a serious shot at entering the U.S. Congress.

Sep

18

2016

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Behind the God-Swapping in The South African Indian Community

Hinduism is a religion of vast diversity with different philosophical views and religious practices.

Sep

17

2016

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Indian-Born MIT Researcher Dinesh Bharadia Wins US Award

"Bharadia has been chosen for the 2016 Paul Baran Young Scholar Award for his contribution to send and receive radio (wireless) signals.

Sep

15

2016

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Indiaspora Inaugural Ball to be Held in January 2017

An Indian diaspora group will organize an inaugural ball for the 45th President of the US in January 2017 to highlight the importance of Indian-American community in American politics.

Sep

15

2016

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Namaste France To Begin Tomorrow In France

Indian traditional arts, music, dance, theatre, literature, cinema and fashion will be showcased during the two-and-a-half month long 'Namaste France'

Sep

15

2016

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Two India-Born MIT Scientists Win Prestigious US Awards

Two Indo-American scientists from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have been conferred with prestigious awards for their path-breaking inventions.

Sep

14

2016

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NRI Businessman Owns 22 Apartments in Burj Khalifa

An Indian mechanic-turned-businessman owns an incredible 22 apartments in the popular Burj Khalifa.

Sep

13

2016

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India Moves to Bring Back Illegal Migrants From Europe

Prodded by the European Union (EU), India has made the first move to put in place a legal framework to bring back its citizens, who illegally migrated to the western countries.

Sep

12

2016

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Dev Patel Film Lion Roars Into Toronto

Like Slumdog, which won eight Oscars, Patel's new film Lion is now being talked up as a major awards contender.

Sep

12

2016

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Dozens Arrested For Protest At UK Gurdwara

British police arrested 55 people and seized their kirpan, a ceremonial Sikh dagger, at a Gurdwara on Sunday, following a protest against a mixed marriage.

Sep

12

2016

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Indian American Entrepreneurs Awarded in US

Four prominent Indian Americans have been awarded by a Houston based chamber of commerce for their outstanding and tireless work as entrepreneurs and for "building bridges" between India and America.

Sep

12

2016

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US Tops Indian Parents' Choice For Wards to Study Abroad

Although the US is an expensive destination, it is the top choice for Indian parents who would consider university abroad for their wards.

Sep

08

2016

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Indian-American Charged With Callous Treatment of Worker in US

An Indian-American CEO of an IT staffing and consulting firm has been charged in the US with callous treatment of a domestic worker who had come from India to work for her.

Sep

08

2016

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Donald Trump's Remarks Unnerve Indian-Americans

The Indian-American community in the United States is greatly concerned by Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump's remark against Mexicans and Muslims and that Indians were taking away jobs from the country.

Sep

06

2016

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UK's Visa Policy May Negatively Impact Indians

Britain's new visa policy could have a "negative impact" on Indian working professionals' short term business visits to the UK, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday told his British counterpart Theresa May

Sep

06

2016

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How It Feels To Be A Proper Indian

My family fronts the unexpected migrant tale of leaving behind a perfectly privileged life of tea estates and maids in Bangladesh to start anew for the sake of our education

Sep

05

2016

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Non-bailable Warrant Issued Against Mallya For Tax Evasion

The chief metropolitan magistrate court on Saturday issued a fresh non-bailable warrant against Vijay Mallya and Kingfisher Airlines chief executive Sanjay Agarwal as they failed to appear before the court even after the last warning in connection with a case of tax evasion.

Sep

05

2016

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Indian-Origin UK Lawmaker Keith Vaz Steps Down Over Sex Scandal

Keith Vaz, Britain's longest serving Indian-origin lawmaker, was today embroiled in a sex scandal after a newspaper claimed he had paid for male sex workers.

Sep

04

2016

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Controversy Eats Into NRI Support For AAP

The current controversy in Punjab unit of AAP, which is now taking shape of Punjabis versus outsiders has apparently started eroding the party's NRI support base, which played a crucial role in its 2014 performance in Punjab elections.

Sep

03

2016

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Indian Arrivals to Singapore Jump 10%

Country overtakes Malaysia to become Singapore's third largest visitor source market

Aug

31

2016

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100-Year-Old Runner From India Gets Gold Medal

Ms Kaur's energy and drive to compete have become an inspiration to participants in the unique international event for athletes over 30.

Aug

31

2016

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Georgetown First US College With a Hindu Priest As a Chaplain

When Brahmachari Vrajvihari Sharan led his first worship service in his new job as a Hindu chaplain Sunday, he knew his audience.

Aug

31

2016

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Retired Indian-origin Major in UK Returns Honour in Protest

A retired Indian-origin soldier-turned-politician in the UK has returned his Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (CBE) in protest against what he feels is the misuse of the honour system by former prime minister David Cameron.

Aug

29

2016

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Controversial Gupta Family To Sell All South African Interests

Beleaguered Gupta family, one of South Africa's wealthiest and most influential with ties to President Jacob Zuma, has announced to relinquish all their business interests in the country by the end of this year.

Aug

29

2016

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House-hunting in Singapore

Indians who have spent some time in the city-state know that they aren't the first choice as tenants for many landlords.

Aug

29

2016

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Indian-origin Eye Specialist in UK Sentenced For Negligence

An India-born woman optometrist in the UK was on Friday handed down a two-year suspended jail term for failing to spot a life-threatening eye infection in an eight-year-old boy who later died.

Aug

28

2016

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Bernie Sanders Endorses Indian-American Congressional Candidate

Democratic Senator Bernie Sanders has endorsed Indian-American social-worker Peter Jacob, who is running for the US House of Representatives seat in New Jersey which is known to be a strong Republican bastion.

Aug

28

2016

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UK-India Year of Culture' Targets The 4G Generation

The British Council India has come up with initiatives to launch new digital platforms under their campaign 'UK-India Year of Culture' with the aim to connect with the digital generation youngsters of India and UK culturally.

Aug

26

2016

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Tulsi Gabbard Called Devil By Republican Opponent

Tulsi Gabbard, the first Hindu to be elected to the US Congress, has been targeted for her Hindu faith by her Republican opponent in the Congressional elections, prompting sharp reactions from the Hindu-American community members.

Aug

26

2016

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Poland Overtakes India as Country of Origin

Poland has overtaken India as the most common non-UK country of birth for people living in the UK.

Aug

26

2016

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Last Lot of Labourers Return From Malaysia

The last lot of 19 migrant labourers of Jharkhand who were stuck in Kuala Lumpur, the capital city of Malaysia, for over a year, finally reached their native town on Wednesday.

Aug

25

2016

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Only Genuine NRIs to Get Medical Seats

Most NRI seats were taken by local students who were sponsored by NRIs living abroad. Now, the seats that remain after giving admission to genuine NRIs will be coopted into the management quota.

Aug

25

2016

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Sikh-Americans Welcome Removal of 225 Sikhs From Blacklist

Calling it a "step in the right direction", Sikh-Americans here have welcomed the Indian government's decision of removing the names of 225 Sikhs from a blacklist.

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