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MIT: Most prestigious University gets Indian-origin dean

Anantha P Chandrakasan, the Indian-origin head of the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (EECS) at the Massachusetts...

India has a true friend in the White House: Trump

India Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Donald Trump pledged their commitment to the India-US strategic partnership with Trump

PM Modi meets American business leaders in Washington

Right after India Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited Lisbon, Portugal, he arrives in the United States in the second leg of his...

US senator slams Chinese paper for ‘threatening’ Indian-origin chancellor for hosting Dalai Lama

A top US senator has slammed a Chinese newspaper for “threatening” a university in California and its Indian-origin chancellor for...

Former US Attorney Preet Bharara signs book deal, writing on integrity

Former Manhattan US Attorney Preet Bharara, who was fired by President Donald Trump in March, has signed a book deal with publisher Alfred A...

Three held in connection with murder of Indian-origin man in US

Three persons have been arrested and charged in the US in connection with the murder case of a 43-year-old Indian-origin store owner, who...

Modi to meet Indian diaspora on Sunday at most exclusive location in Virginia

On June 25, Modi will address an invitation-only group of Indian-Americans and Indians in America at the 14,000 square-feet ballroom at The...

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Pramila Jayapal sues Trump for violating constitution by profiting from foreign governments

Indian American Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal has joined more than 200 of her colleagues in filing a lawsuit against President Trump for...

Mike Pence: Paris deal meant free pass for India, China

The “terrible” Paris climate deal would have given a virtual “free pass” to India and China and cost the US economy more than 6.5...

Trump aide Kenneth Juster set to be next US ambassador to India

Kenneth Juster, 62, who is the deputy assistant for International Economic Affairs and Deputy Director of the National Economic Council to...

India-born TV tech pioneer Arun Netravali wins USD100,000 Marconi Prize

Dr Arun Netravali, former president of Bell Labs (now Nokia Bell Labs), has been named the winner of the 2017 Marconi Prize, the Marconi...

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USINPAC meets Trump administration before PM Modi’s visit to US

As part of its ongoing strategic dialogue at Capitol Hill, USINPAC held a meeting with members of the Trump-Pence administration.

31-year-old Indian-American entrepreneur Rishi Shah becomes newest billionaire

Indian-American Rishi Shah, CEO of Outcome Health, became the newest tech billionaire with his company worth USD5.6 billion.

US Attorney-General defends Trump’s Muslim ban, promises to appeal court order in Supreme Court

US Attorney General Jeff Sessions defended President Donald Trump’s executive order that imposes a travel ban on citizens of six...

Got some ‘unusual phone calls’ from Donald Trump, reveals Preet Bharara

Former US Attorney Preet Bharara revealed yesterday that he received a handful of “unusual” phone calls from US President Donald Trump...

Kansas shooting intervener honoured, Kuchibhotla’s wife hails hate crime charges against shooter

Ian Grillot, the man who intervened during the February 22 shooting in Olathe, Kansas, that killed Indian-American Srinivas Kuchibhotla and...

I’m both - immigrant and a teen who grew up in the diaspora: Sandhya Menon

Sandhya Menon – the author of recently published charming romantic comedy When Dimple Met Rishi, introduced a bright new voice in young...

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Indian-American lawyer killed in US after being hit by train

A 46-year-old Indian-American lawyer was killed in the US after being hit by a train at a crossing in California. Kirtee Kapoor, who was...

Indian-American Raja Chari among largest group selected by NASA

NASA has chosen 12 new astronauts, including an Indian-American, from a record number of over 18,000 applicants, who will be trained for...

‘What I did was absolutely immoral, but not illegal’

“What I did was absolutely immoral, but not illegal,” said the Indian-American fashion designer Anand Jon Alexander, who is now serving...

US-based NRIs to adopt 500 villages in India, spiritual leader Sri Sri Ravi Shankar to address the event

Non-resident Indians (NRIs) living in the US will adopt 500 villages in India as part of their effort to develop the rural areas of the...

"Don't blame H1B visa for unemplyment in the US" Raja Krishnamoorthi on USINPAC's diaspora dialogues

The US-India Political Action Committee (USINPAC) hosted an interactive Community Dialogue series on May 26 with Congressman Raja...

Indian-origin businessman shells out USD7,50,000 to resolve fraud allegations

Siddhartha Pagidipati, the Indian-origin former Chief Operating Officer (COO) of Freedom Health, agreed to pay USD7,50,000 to resolve his...

Trump withdraws US from Paris climate accord, claims India, China getting better deal

Announcing the US’ withdrawal from the Paris climate agreement, US President Donald Trump attacked India, among other countries, during an...