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Path to United States Practice Is Long Slog to Foreign Doctors

Thousands of foreign-trained immigrant physicians are living in the United States with lifesaving skills that are lying fallow because they stumbled over one of the many hurdles in the path toward becoming a licensed doctor here.

Aug

12

2013

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Indian IT Companies May Sponsor More Green Cards

Indian IT companies are likely to step up sponsorship of green cards once the US tightens H-1B visa rules, enabling more Indians to settle abroad.

Aug

09

2013

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Obamas Chose Indian Restaurant for Birthday Date

President Barack Obama and wife Michelle chose Rasika, an Indian restaurant owned by a New Delhi born restaurateur to celebrate the President's birthday.

Aug

08

2013

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Indians in US Vital for Transformation

Despite constituting less than 1% of the US population, Indian-Americans form 3% of the country's engineers, 7% of IT workers and 8% of physicians and surgeons,

Aug

08

2013

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Over 12 lakh PIOs Have Overseas Indian Cards

The largest group of overseas citizens of India is in the US, which boasts of 5.2 lakh card holder

Aug

07

2013

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Infosys Faces Lawsuit Over Discrimination in US Hiring

A US-based IT worker alleges that Infosys favours workers from South Asia over US job applicants

Aug

07

2013

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NRIs Join Campaign to Keep Political Parties Under RTI

NRIs settled in the US initiated a unique Call—A—Thon to Indian MPs, requesting them to save the RTI Act.

Aug

04

2013

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Indian-American Docs to Bring Affordable Healthcare to India

The Association of American Physicians of Indian Origin (AAPI) would like to make a positive and meaningful impact on the healthcare in India

Aug

02

2013

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India Eases Foreign Investment Rules in Retail Sector

India has eased key rules on foreign direct investment in multi-brand retail in an attempt to attract foreign firms as it looks to boost economic growth.

Aug

02

2013

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The Un-model Minority : Desi, Queer and Undocumented in America

When it comes to immigration, the South Asian story is not just about H1-B visa quotas.

Jul

31

2013

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Queen's Kolkata Footman, who Posted Prince's Birth, Returns to India

The Indian footman at Buckingham Palace who helped announce the birth of new British heir - Prince George - has left Britain after the expiry of his temporary work visa.

Jul

29

2013

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Prominent Indian Academicians Who Have Headed Major US Universities

Even as Indians make their presence felt globally over a wide spectrum o fields ranging from science, technology and innovation to administrative roles, many academicians are making a mark for themselves in major universities

Jul

29

2013

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UK Says No Final Decision on Visa Bond as India Protests

Britain’s controversial £3,000 visa bond scheme proposed for visitors from certain “high risk” countries, including India, could take weeks to finalise after a high-level meeting here last week

Jul

27

2013

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Obama Names Indian-American Judge in California

resident Barack Obama has nominated yet another Indian American legal luminary, Vince Girdhari Chhabria, to a key judicial post in California.

Jul

26

2013

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Indian-American Lawmaker Co-chairs Problem Solvers Group

Ami Bera, the lone Indian-American Democrat member of US Congress, has become co-chair of a bipartisan group of lawmakers

Jul

26

2013

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Another Dodgy University Shut in US, Indians Stranded

Another dodgy US university that attracted hundreds of Indian students who wanted a fasttrack route to America has been shut down.

Jul

25

2013

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A Sikh American Soldier's Battle for the Turban

If the militaries in Canada, England, India and progressive nations allow Sikhs to serve in turbans and beards, then why can't the US

Jul

24

2013

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Suicide Among Indian Americans: Who’s Listening

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Jul

19

2013

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BJP President Reaching Out to US Audiences

The BJP plans to reach out to American political and business leaders and Indian audiences with party president Rajnath Singh slated to visit the US from Saturday.

Jul

19

2013

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Nisha Biswal Nominated for Key Post in Obama Govt

US President Barack Obama has nominated an Indian-American woman for the key post of Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asia.

Jul

18

2013

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Illegal Workers Discovered at Indian Restaurant in Ely

An Indian restaurant in Ely faces fines of up to £20,000 after immigration offenders were found working there.

Jul

18

2013

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Diwali Postage Stamp Petitions Submitted to US Postal Service

It is time the USPS issue a stamp in honor of Diwali, a major and important holiday to millions of Americans in this country.

Jul

18

2013

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Body of Casino Royale Actor Paul Bhattacharjee Found

British police on Wednesday (July 17, 2013) said they had found the body of an actor who appeared in James Bond film Casino Royal, who went missing in London last Wednesday (July 10, 2013).

Jul

18

2013

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Rajat Gupta Banned, Fined $13.9 Million

Former Goldman Sachs Group Inc. director Rajat Gupta was ordered to pay a $13.9 million civil penalty and banned from serving as an officer or director of a public company

Jul

17

2013

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Couple Sentenced for Racially Abusing Sikh Taxi Driver

A couple has been sentenced by an Australian court to nine months in jail for a racial attack in which a Sikh taxi driver's turban was ripped off.

Jul

16

2013

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Indian American Youths Trace Vivekanada Footsteps in US

A group of Indian American youths including students and young professionals are marking the 150th birth anniversary of Swami Vivekananda by visiting places in US that is associated with the spiritual leader.

Jul

16

2013

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White House Celebrates 100 Yrs of Sikh Contribution

The White House has acknowledged the contributions of the Sikh community to the US as it celebrates 100 years of their achievements and the immigrant success story in America.

Jul

16

2013

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Indian IT to Cheer as US Immigration Bill Gets a Jolt

The comprehensive immigration reform bill passed by the US Senate has come to a grinding halt in the House of Representatives.

Jul

11

2013

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New Provider for Indian Visa Service in US

The Indian Embassy in Washington has contracted a new service provider to provide Visa/OCI/PIO and Renunciation Services with effect from July 1, 2013 on its behalf and has promised better services.

Jul

09

2013

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Despite Rupee Decline, Indians Among Top 5 US Property Buyers

Indians have once again made it to the top five foreign buyers for a bulk of realty purchases in the United State

Jul

09

2013

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Indian Realty to Gain Sheen Among NRIs

The sharp depreciation of rupee against dollar, euro and pound is likely to push up the demand for Indian real estate among the NRI community.

Jul

08

2013

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Taking on Rules to Ease Sikhs' Path to the US Army

At stake for the military is the uniformity in appearance that it deems necessary for good order and discipline

Jul

05

2013

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Immigrating to US to Get Easier With New Bill

Young Indian scientists and engineers staying in the US on a temporary visa will be able to get their green cards quicker once the immigration bill passed by the US Senate becomes a law.

Jul

04

2013

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Five Indian-American Kids Dish up Healthy Lunches

Five Indian-American children are among 54 winners of a nationwide recipe challenge to promote healthy lunches as part of the First Lady's Let's Move! Initiative invited to a "State Dinner" at White House Tuesday.

Jul

04

2013

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France Eases Visa Norms for Indian Students

France on Thursday announced a slew of India-specific measures, including easing visa norms for those wanting to pursue higher education, a move that is expected to increase the inflow of Indian students to that country.

Jul

03

2013

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Indian Physicians Want Say in US Healthcare

An influential group of over 100,000 physicians of Indian origin in the US is seeking a place on the policy table as President Barack Obama's landmark healthcare reforms are rolled out in autumn.

Jul

02

2013

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A Momentous Week of US Decisions Impacting Indians

It was a week of momentous decisions with wide implications for Indians.

Jul

02

2013

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Indian American Physicians to Push Obama Care

A representative body of over 100,000 physicians of Indian origin in the US is working on a five-year strategic plan to create and lobby for meaningful legislative agenda at the federal level.

Jul

01

2013

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Forbes' Top Indian Business Leaders in Middle East

Forbes Middle East released a list of top 100 Indian leaders in which prominent Indian businessman M A Yousuf Ali, Managing Director of EMKE group, topped the list

Jun

26

2013

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NRI Home Buyers Aim High on Weak Rupee

The rupee's slide to almost 60 to a dollar is of great concern, but real estate developers are likely to gain from a fresh burst of interest from NRI buyers who now have to pay less dollars.

Jun

25

2013

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Genealogical Searches Help Indian Diaspora Connect Across Time

Mahesh was among over half a million Indians who were taken to work on sugarcane plantations in the Caribbean during colonial times.

Jun

25

2013

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UK's New Visa Bond Scheme is Discriminatory

The UK government's plan to introduce a controversial new visa bond scheme was termed as "unfair and discriminatory" by senior politicians and the Indian Industry.

Jun

24

2013

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Bangalore Girl to Capture Untold Tales of the American Dream

Indian immigrants who land up in the US with grand American dreams also have to deal with the harsh realities of life on foreign shores, especially those who are not highly educated.

Jun

22

2013

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Rise in H-1B Must For US Economy

More than 100 top American CEOs from technology sector, including those from Facebook, Google and Microsoft, have appealed to the Senate to approve the comprehensive immigration bill

Jun

20

2013

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Amitav Ghosh Among 12 Shortlisted for 2013 Warwick Prize for Writing

The prize, handed out every two years since 2009, was set up as an international, cross-disciplinary award to recognise excellence in the English language in any genre or form.

Jun

20

2013

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Indian-origin Broker Fined 1 Million Pounds for Realty Fraud in UK

In the biggest ever penalty on an individual trader, the UK financial sector regulator FCA today imposed a fine of nearly one million pounds on an Indian-origin realty broker for fraudulent sale and renting of homes.

Jun

18

2013

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NRIs welcome

Non-resident Indians can now buy insurance policies of Indian companies abroad

Jun

18

2013

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Indian-American Sri Srinivasan Sworn in as Top US Court Judge

Indian-American legal luminary Sri Srinivasan was on Tuesday sworn in as a judge in the US Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit, the second most powerful court in the United States after the Supreme Court.

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