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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Vivek Murthy has been replaced by his deputy, Rear Admiral Sylvia Trent-Adams, one of the first nurses to serve as surgeon general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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India’s Supreme Court Won’t Force UK to Return Kohinoor Diamond

The 105-carat Koh-i-Noor diamond, which came into British hands in the mid-19th Century, has been on display at the Tower of London for years.

Apr

23

2017

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India’s Engagement With Arab World Under Modi

The Gulf is already India’s principal source of energy, meeting most of the country’s oil and gas requirements.

Apr

21

2017

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Malcolm Turnbull Makes Immigration Next to Impossible

Applicants will have to wait four years before applying for citizenship instead of one currently.

Apr

21

2017

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Arun Jaitley Raises H1-B Visa Issue With US Commerce Secretary

Arun Jaitley “strongly raised” the key H-1B visa issue in his meeting with US Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in Washington DC.

Apr

21

2017

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Everywhere Indian Engineers Are Unwanted

With the rise of nationalist sentiment around the world, countries from the west to the east have been making moves to weed out the foreign worker population for years now.

Apr

21

2017

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Internal Process on in The UK in Mallya Case

The extradition process from the UK involves a number of steps including a decision by the judge whether to issue a warrant of arrest.

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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1948 Gandhi Stamps Sold For Record 5,00,000 Pound

The "unique" strip of four ten-rupee stamps is considered the most important and desirable item of post-Indian independence philately.

Apr

20

2017

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China Renames Districts in Disputed India State

China has renamed six districts along a disputed Himalayan border region with India, in a move seen as "retaliation" for a visit by the Dalai Lama.

Apr

19

2017

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Trump Signs Order to End H-1B Misuse

US President Donald Trump issued an executive order on Tuesday curtailing the purported misuse of guest workers visa.

Apr

19

2017

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Only 1 Indian Extradited From UK Since Treaty Signed in 1992

India has made several extradition requests since a treaty with the United Kingdom was signed in 1992, but only one has succeeded so far though there are indications that pending cases may be expedited.

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

17

2017

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3 Options For India in Saving Kulbhushan Jadhav

At the debate in parliament, the entire Opposition joined hands with Sushma Swaraj in proclaiming Kulbhushan's innocence.

Apr

15

2017

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With Brexit, U.K.-India Pact Could Boost Trade

The potential for the growth in India-U.K. trade following Brexit is an issue that has cropped up frequently in the debate around Britain’s decision to leave the E.U.

Apr

13

2017

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Apple’s Make in India Tax Demands Rejected Due to GST

Minister says the issues of tax incentives for Apple will have to be taken up by the GST council.

Apr

13

2017

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India Outrage at 1m-rupee Bounty on Demon Mamata Banerjee

There has been outrage in India after a member of the ruling BJP party announced a bounty of $17,018; £13,622 on West Bengal state Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's head.

Apr

13

2017

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Britain Changes Strategy on Selling Arms to India

Defence minister’s trade mission pushes technology expertise rather than weapons.

Apr

12

2017

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When You Gve Your Biometrics to Modi

It is amusing that Aadhaar has remained optional for the poor, and has become mandatory for people whose survival does not depend on the government.

Apr

12

2017

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Legacy of British Rule is Still Holding India Back

Maybe it’s time to see British rule in India as the horror it really was.

Apr

12

2017

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Donald Trump Puts Indian Workers First With New Millennium Bug

By leveraging Trump's visa crackdown, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi could boost the nation's tech sector and create even more jobs at home.

Apr

12

2017

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India Pledges Help For Death Row Spy

India says it will do "whatever it takes" to ensure justice for a former navy officer sentenced to death in Pakistan on charges of spying.

Apr

11

2017

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Death Penalty For Indian Spy in Pakistan

A military court in Pakistan has sentenced to death a former Indian navy officer detained last year on charges of spying.

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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Mood in Central, Eastern Europe an Advantage For Indian Cos

We have now got about $1 Billion worth of joint investments with Indian companies.

Apr

11

2017

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India, UK Agree on Priority Areas For Bilateral Energy Cooperation

India and the UK will focus on innovation in smart technology to reduce power sector losses and clean energy finance for bolstering bilateral energy ties.

Apr

08

2017

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Air India Revokes Ban on MP Who Beat Employee

Air India has revoked a flight ban on a lawmaker who beat one of its employees, after government intervention.

Apr

08

2017

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Indian Firms in U.K. Employ More Than 110,000 People

The U.K. is the largest G20 investor in India and India is the second biggest foreign investor in the U.K.

Apr

07

2017

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UK Offers to Handhold India in Financial Inclusion Drive

The United Kingdom, being one of the world's biggest financial hubs, has the technological prowess to handhold India to achieve its target of 90% financial inclusion.

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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India Rejects US Offer to Mediate With Pakistan on Kashmir Issue

India rejected the comments by US ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley suggesting a proactive role for America in India-Pakistan ties.

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.

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".

Mar

29

2017

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Indian-origin Anti-apartheid Icon Dies

South Africa's revered Indian-origin anti-apartheid activist Ahmed Kathrada, who was one of Nelson Mandela's closest aides in his struggle to end the white minority rule, died in Johanesburg on Tuesday.

Mar

29

2017

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Who's The Hindu Hardliner Running Uttar Pradesh

A saffron-robed Hindu priest, he is a highly controversial figure who is loved and hated in equal measure.

Mar

29

2017

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Trump Looks Forward to Hosting PM Modi in Washington

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will meet US President Donald Trump when he travels to Washington later this year.

Mar

29

2017

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UK Minister Priti Patel Receives Pravasi Bharatiya Samman

Priti Patel, Britains senior-most Indian-origin minister, has vowed to cham.pion the interests of the Indian Diaspora

Mar

28

2017

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New Rule Will Stop Indian Cos From Gaming H-1B

Indian firms, which account for the bulk of H1B visas, have "gamed" the system, an influential American lawmaker today alleged and insisted his legislation introduced in the Congress will help fix the existing flaws.

Mar

28

2017

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Trust, Trump And Grumpy Indians

Could low levels of trust in governments be a reason for the rise of anti-establishment parties in the developed nations? Where does India stand in all this.

Mar

28

2017

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Trump US Visa Plans to Scrutinise L1 Visa Holders at Indian IT Firms

USCIS have confirmed plans for more scrutiny of foreign workers in the US on L1 visas in 2017. The plans mean that Indian IT companies, with a base in the US, will face more frequent visits from USCIS officials.

Mar

25

2017

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G20 Leaders to Discuss Finance And Economic Policy on The Ghats of Varanasi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Lok Sabha constituency Varanasi, considered the spiritual capital of India, will soon be getting on the international diplomacy map.

Mar

25

2017

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Trump Targeting Over 200 Indian Immigrants

The Donald Trump administration has given a list of 271 people, claiming they were illegal migrants from India.

Mar

25

2017

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U.S. Lawmakers Urge India to Lift Curbs on NGO

The U.S lawmakers said they were “long time supporters of U.S. –India partnership” but the Indian government’s treatment of CI has “caused serious concern within the U.S. Congress.”

Mar

14

2017

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What BJP’s Surge Means For Indian Politics And Economy

A third/federal front with or without the backing of the Congress cannot be ruled out as Narendra Modi’s main challenger in 2019

Mar

14

2017

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Challenges Mount For Rahul Gandhi, Congress After Verdict

The results of the assembly polls to five states, especially Uttar Pradesh, appear to mostly have accentuated difficulties for the Congress and raised questions about party Vice President Rahul Gandhi's electoral appeal.

Mar

14

2017

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Great Country Allows You to be Here: Trump Aide's Argument With Indian-American

In her Medium post, Chauhan, who is of Indian heritage, characterized that response as threatening and racist.

Mar

14

2017

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US Must Not Adopt Transactional Approach in Ties With India

Former Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asia Nisha Desai Biswal said the support for having that kind of an institutional relationship is strong within all branches of the US government.

Mar

13

2017

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Now-fired Preet Bharara Proud of Absolute Independence

A defiant Manhattan federal prosecutor, in announcing his firing after he refused to resign, says "absolute independence" was his touchstone for over seven years as he battled public corruption.

Mar

13

2017

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H-1B Visas Could be a Source of Tension in Indo-US Ties

"Demonising" the H-1B work visa issue could be a "source of tension" in Indo-US ties.

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