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NRI from Telangana set to improve Indian education quality inspired by US

Sudheer Jalagam, an NRI from Telangana who lives in Issaquah, Washington, is going all out to improve the quality of education in government...

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Indian-American family files lawsuit seeking USD50 million over geography bee cheating allegations

An Indian-American family in Oak Brook, Illinois on April 14 filed a USD50 million federal lawsuit against Butler Elementary District 53...

Indian-origin Silicon Valley CEO gets one month jail term for beating wife

Abhishek Gattani, an Indian-origin Silicon Valley CEO accused of beating his wife, Neha Rastogi, for several years, may end up serving less...

Indian-American prof Kiran George gets excellence award

Dr Kiran George, an Indian-American computer engineering professor at California State University (CSU) in Fullerton has been honoured with...

Dr Tausif Malik: Entrepreneur, maverick, evangelist and artist

The new treasurer for Democrats Abroad India, Dr Tausif Malik is the founder of America’s largest community-based Spelling Bee competition...

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Indian-American Nikki Haley says human rights violations triggered conflicts in Syria

US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said yesterday that human rights violations have triggered conflict in Syria, stifled...

Indian who killed his wife is on FBI’s Top Ten Most Wanted Fugitives List

Bhadreshkumar Chetanbhai Patel, who went missing after allegedly killing his wife Palak inside the kitchen of a Dunkin’ Donuts restaurants...

Hate crime row: Sikh-American cab driver assaulted in NY, rights groups condemn attack

An Indian-American Sikh cab driver was assaulted in New York and his turban was knocked off by four drunken passengers in an incident which...

Trump to sign executive order to revamp H-1B visa rules today

The President will promote his latest ‘Buy American, Hire American’ slogan of his campaign during his visit to a manufacturing company...

‘The Sikhs of New York’ celebrate Turban Day at Times Square

The Sikh community in the US tied turbans to thousands of New Yorkers and tourists to spread awareness about the Sikh identity amid a spike...

Wife of Indian-American techie who killed himself tries to follow suit, attempts suicide

Ten days after a software engineer from Telangana committed suicide at his Seattle house in the US, his wife attempted to end her life in...

United Air in the news again; removes engaged couple from plane

In the latest controversy involving United Airlines, who are already under fire for dragging a passenger forcibly off one of its planes, an...

US-based NRI Namit Deshpande makes his way to India U-17 World Cup

The Indian squad for the Under-17 football World Cup India will host in October, has been boosted with the inclusion of Namit Deshpande, a...

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Indian-American doctor inducted into Hall of Fame

Vadrevu (VK) Raju, an Indian-American doctor, has been inducted into the Global Medical Missions Hall of Fame in recognition of his efforts...

US Sikhs launch ad campaign to push back on hate

Indian-American Sikhs in the US are launching an awareness campaign that aims to stop hate-fuelled attacks by explaining more about who they...

White House press secretary Spicer sparks row by his comments on Hitler

White House press secretary Sean Spicer apologised for his “insensitive” remarks in which he seemed to favourably compare Adolf...

Three Indian-Americans selected as Guggenheim Fellows for 2017

Three Indian-Americans have been selected as Guggenheim Fellows for 2017, among a total of 173 recipients, by The John Simon Guggenheim...

Indian-American Congressman asks US to end bigotry, take decisive steps

Indian-American Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi has asked the US administration to take ‘decisive steps’ to end bigotry and hate crimes...

Two Indian-Americans nominated to key administration posts by US President Donald Trump

Two Indian-Americans have been nominated by the US President Donald Trump to key administrative posts to oversee his plan to eliminate 75...

Indian-American sommelier Rajat Parr wins James Beard Award, two others nominated

James Beard Foundation has announced its nominees for this year’s restaurant and chef awards. The list includes three Indian-Americans...

Dr Tausif Malik announced new Treasurer for Democrats Abroad India

Dr Tausif Malik, Indian-American social entrepreneur and Chicago resident, has been announced as the new treasurer for Democrats Abroad...

US weekend modifications to H-1B visa rules might hit Indian entry-level programmers

The US government on Monday announced that it had taken measures to "deter and detect" what it said was "fraud and abuse" of H-1B work...

Trump administration: US exports to India continue to face barriers

The Trump administration said that US exports to India continue to face barriers as its customs officials generally require extensive...

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Indian-American Congressman says H-1B visa system needs ‘common sense’ reforms

Indian-American Congressman Ro Khanna has said that the US needs to "remain open" to immigrants who contribute to creating jobs and help...

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