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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.

Jun

17

2013

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Singapore Campaign on Good English Targets Little India

A Singapore government campaign encouraging people to speak grammatically correct English is now targetting a Tamil-majority ethnic area in this city-state.

Jun

17

2013

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Butterfly Island in the Caribbean Beckons Indians

From nature lovers to history buffs to those who wish to get away 'far from the madding crowd', picturesque Guadeloupe in the French Caribbean with a large Indian immigrant population has it all.

Jun

14

2013

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Fake Mercantile Institutes Send Students Abroad

A major overseas job racket has surfaced. Agents and companies send students abroad on fake visas and there they are forced to work as labourers
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Jun

12

2013

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Story of Rajat Gupta's Arrogance & Downfall in Meticulous Detail

The Galleon Group insider-trading scandal involving Raj Rajaratnam and Rajat Gupta featured arrogance, greed and, ultimately, prosecution.

Jun

12

2013

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US Immigration Bill Clears Key Senate Hurdle

As a major immigration bill that would give over 11 million people, including some 260,000 Indians, living illegally in America a path to citizenship, it received a full endorsement from President Barack Obama.

Jun

12

2013

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Guadeloupe's Haunted House: Witness to Indian Immigrants' Travails

Legend has it that Maison Zevallos, a large colonial mansion once part of one of the biggest sugar estate on Guadeloupe in the French Caribbean, is haunted by the ghosts of murdered Indian workers.

Jun

11

2013

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H1B Visa Norms: What’s Good for IBM is Not Good for American Engineers

Some of the proposals are good for its big tech firms, but are they good for American engineers?

Jun

11

2013

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Indian Expatriates Cash in on Rupee’s Record Low

Indian expatriates who were sending money back home had smiling faces yesterday as the struggling Indian rupee hit a record low against the US dollar.

Jun

10

2013

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Re-engineering Dosas to Please American Palate

Two former investment bankers are convinced that the dosa has what it takes to help Indian cuisine enter the big league in the West.

Jun

10

2013

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Guadeloupian Indians Keen to Renew Links With India

With Europe and France hit hard by the financial crisis, the small Indian community of Guadeloupe is keen to renew cultural and economic ties with a resurgent India

Jun

10

2013

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India's Virtual Widows' Suffer as Husbands Seek Work in the Gulf

Many young Muslim brides in India's southern state of Kerala are left behind by their husbands who go to the Gulf in search of jobs, causing a lot of worry in the community. BBC Hindi's Salman Ravi reports from Karumbil village in Kerala.

Jun

09

2013

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Enslaved in Saudi Arabia, 200 Indians cry for help

The workers said they had invested their life's savings to go to Saudi Arabia and never imagined they would end up as beggars.

Jun

06

2013

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FBI to Track Hate Crimes Against Sikhs, Hindus

Ten months after six worshippers died in the gurdwara shooting in Oak Creek, Wisconsin, the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) will begin formally tracking hate crimes against Sikhs, Hindus and Arabs.

Jun

06

2013

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Amul to Make Paneer, Ghee at NRI's Dairy Plant Near New Jersey

The large Gujarati and South Asian community settled on the US East Coast will soon be able to savour 'The Taste of India.'

Jun

06

2013

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Indian Student in Cornell University Hacks Into ICSE, ISC Database

A 20-year-old Indian student from Cornell University hacked into the database of ICSE (Class X) and ISC (Class XII) school exam results, exposed glaring anomalies in the marking system and went on to merrily write about his exploits in an online post.

Jun

05

2013

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Indians Advised to Avoid Visiting Three Nigerian States

Indians have been advised to avoid visiting three states in Nigeria where emergency has been declared to combat militancy.

Jun

03

2013

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India Now Biggest Source of Migrants to Australia

India has become the leading source of permanent migrants to Australia for the first time, ahead of China.

Jun

02

2013

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Some Say the Spelling of a Winning Word Just Wasn’t Kosher

If nothing else, the dispute is a window into the cultural stews that languages like Yiddish, not to mention English, become as people migrate and assimilate.

May

31

2013

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Track Hate Crimes Against Hindus, Sikhs: US Lawmaker Tells FBI

An influential US lawmaker asked the FBI to start tracking and quantifying hate crimes against Hindus, Sikhs and Arab-Americans residing in the country.

May

31

2013

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Indian Diaspora's Painful Past on a Beautiful Island

They came from distant India to verdant Gudaeloupe, a group of French islands in the French West Indies, with dreams in their eyes, only to end up being exploited for endless years.

May

31

2013

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NRI Hotelier Gets Pride of India Award

NRI hotelier Joginder Sangar has been conferred with the prestigious 'Pride of India' award for his outstanding contributions towards promoting art and culture of India in the UK.

May

31

2013

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Indian-American Boy Wins Spelling Bee

Thirteen-year-old Arvind Mahankali of New York won the 86th Scripps National Spelling Bee

May

30

2013

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7 Prominent Legal Eagles of Indian Origin in the US

Srinivasan is not the only famous person of Indian origin who has made it to the top ranks in US judicial system.

May

30

2013

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15 Indian-American Students Qualify for Spelling Bee Semis

A total of 15 Indian-American students, including six girls, have made it to the national Spelling Bee semifinals, making it almost one-third of the total 42 candidates who have qualified.

May

28

2013

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1845 Ship of Indian Labourers is Big Draw in Trinidad

As Trinidad and Tobago prepares for the 168th anniversary of the arrival of the first group of 231 Indians to the West Indies, the toast of the celebrations is the first ship of migrants -- the Fath-Al-Razak.

May

27

2013

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American Indian Veterans Honored at Valley Event

Although it's not always recorded in history books, American Indians have fought for the cause of freedom going back to the revolution.

May

27

2013

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Lakshmi Mittal Puts Palatial London Home Up For Sale

The credit crunch seems to be taking its toll on one of the world's richest Indians Lakshmi N Mittal, who has put up one of his mansions in central London up for sale.

May

27

2013

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US Immigration Bill: Why Tech Industry is Winner

More than any other group, the high-tech industry got big wins in an immigration bill approved by the Senate

May

25

2013

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Expat Indian CEOs Charm With New Moves

Indian-born CEOs in the West have come a long way from the 1980s, when they were seen as geeks and nerds barely capable of making it to the top job.

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