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CNN gets the wrong 'Shah'; White House spokesperson slams news network

The Trump administration again hit out at CNN after the news broadcaster displayed a picture of Indian-origin ex-Obama administration...

Hyderabad man shot at by assailants in Chicago, battling for life

Mohammad Akbar, 35, is pursuing higher studies in Chicago in Illinois state of the United States. He was admitted to a Chicago hospital in...

Indian-Americans face discrimination in daily lives in US: Survey

Highlighting the issue of racial profiling, Indian-Americans say that they have faced discrimination in many areas in their daily lives in...

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Indian-American Senator Kamala Harris tops leading global thinkers’ list

Indian-American California senator Kamala Harris has topped the prestigious Foreign Policy magazine's 2017 list of '50 Leading Global...

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Indian-American journalist throws her hat in Chicago’s Congressional poll ring

In the run-up to Congressional polls in the US next year, an Indian-American woman has announced that she will run for the next year’s...

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Preet Didbal elected as first Sikh woman mayor of a US city

History has been created in the US as Preet Didbal has been elected as the first Sikh woman mayor from an American city. She was appointed...

Indian-American Raj Shah holds press gaggle on board Air Force One

The White House press office took a positive step in its media interactions. Raj Shah, who holds a key position in the White House, gaggled...

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Kennedy Center gets grant to showcase Indian cultural performances

To promote Indian arts abroad, the prestigious John F Kennedy Memorial Center for the Performing Arts has received USD1 million seed money...

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Rep Sean Maloney introduces to protect students studying abroad

US Representative Sean Maloney from New York has introduced a pair of Bills that promise to protect students while studying abroad.

No clash between dad's America First and Modi's Make in India: Ivanka Trump

Ahead of her maiden visit to India next week for the Global Economic Summit in Hyderabad, Ivanka Trump, advisor to the US President, said...

Radhika Jones named next editor of Vanity Fair magazine

The former editorial director of the books department at The New York Times and a former top editor at Time magazine, Radhika Jones was...

Indian-origin man shot in US while protecting son from robbers

An Indian-origin man in the US was shot at while trying to protect his son from some unidentified robbers who tried to barge into their...

Donald Trump not anti-immigrant: White House Principal Deputy Press Secretary Raj Shah

White House Principal Deputy Press Secretary Raj Shah has refuted the notion that US President Donald Trump is anti-immigrant, PTI reported.

Kenneth Juster sworn in as US Ambassador to India, replaces Indian-American Richard Verma

Kenneth Juster, a top economic expert on India has been sworn in as the US Ambassador to India, PTI reported. Juster has replaced...

18-year-old Indian-American student killed in shocking case of road rage in New York

An 18-year-old Indian-American dental student was run over by the driver of a pick-up truck in a shocking case of road rage in the United...

Another Indian-American Jitendra Diganvker to run for US Congress

Indian-American Jitendra Diganvker has announced his run for the US House of Representatives in the 2018 Congressional elections, PTI...

‘I’m everything Trump hates,’ says the new Sikh-American Mayor of Hoboken

The newly elected Sikh-American Ravinder Bhalla, with a record of fighting discrimination, said, “I’m everything that Trump hates. A...

Ravi Bhalla becomes first turbaned Sikh mayor in NJ, conquered racist fliers

"Don't let TERRORISM take over our town," the fliers said, days before the New Jersey elections when someone distributed anonymous fliers...

Indian students revolutionize campus life in US through the UNIBEES App

UT Dallas graduate students Abinav Kalidindi and Chandra Achanta have created UNIBEES, an app that helps other students find freebies and...

Indian-American professor at MIT elected to National Academy of Medicine

Arup Chakraborty, an Indian-American Professor of Chemical Engineering at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), has been elected to...

US Sikh politician Ravinder Bhalla labelled ‘terrorist’

A Sikh mayoral candidate in the US has been labelled a terrorist in slanderous flyers left on car windshields only days before the election,...

Indian national in US gets 27 years in prison for financing al-Qaeda, soliciting murder of judge

Indian national Yahya Farooq Mohammad, an engineering student at Ohio State University from 2002-04, was sentenced to around 27 years in...

Kenneth Juster confirmed as the next US ambassador to India; succeeds Indian-American Richard Verma

Kenneth I Juster has been unanimously confirmed as the next ambassador to India, who will succeed Indian-American Richard Verma, Barack...

Indian-origin Nikki Haley: US won’t tolerate Pakistan providing safe havens to terrorists

The US will not tolerate Pakistan providing safe havens to terrorists, America's envoy to the UN Nikki Haley has said. She also backed the...

Body of Sherin released by US, petition for interfaith burial

The body of three-year-old Indian born Sherin Mathews, who disappeared from her Indian-American adoptive parents home in Richardson, has...