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Biden names Indian-American Muslim Rashad Hussain as Ambassador for Religious Freedom

President Joe Biden has nominated Rashad Hussain, an Indian-American lawyer and diplomat, as ambassador-at-large to lead the state...

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Three killed, five injured in separate Seattle shootings

Three people were killed and five others injured in four separate shootings in and around Seattle’s downtown area, according to Seattle...

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US: 99% Covid deaths in last six months among unvaccinated

The United States is facing "the pandemic of the unvaccinated" amid a nationwide spike in COVID infections. Fuelling by the highly...

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190 shot dead during July 4th weekend in US: Report

As many as 190 people were shot dead across the United States over the July 4th or Independence Day holiday weekend, according to data...

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Indian-American Abhimanyu Mishra becomes youngest-ever chess grandmaster

US youngest Chess Grandmaster: Indian-origin Abhimanyu Mishra of New Jersey has become the youngest chess grandmaster in history. The...

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India 'incredibly important' partner to the US, says White House spokesman

A White House spokesperson announced that India is an “incredibly important” partner to the US in the region and globally, underlining...

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Two Indian origin journalists among Pulitzer Prize winners for 2021

Two Indian origin journalists are among the winners of the Pulitzer Prizes for the year 2021. Megha Rajagopalan, a journalist working for...

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One in two Indian Americans faces discrimination, mostly owing to skin colour: Study

Survey is based on a poll of 1,200 Indian Americans — including citizens, Green Card holders and Non-Resident Indians — in September of...

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Joe Biden expected to nominate LA Mayor as next US ambassador to India: Reports

Post of US envoy to India has been lying vacant since January 20. Daniel Smith, the director of the Foreign Service Institute (who recently...

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Indian-American Neera Tanden appointed as senior adviser to President Biden

The 50-year-old Tanden is currently the president and CEO of think-tank Center for American Progress (CAP).

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US V-P Kamala Harris to deliver message of solidarity with India in special address

United States' Vice President Kamala Harris will deliver a message of solidarity with the people of India today, as the US partners with the...

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Tracking rising COVID wave in India closely: US State Department

While issuing a travel advisory, US State Department spokesperson Ned Price has said that the United States is "very closely" tracking the...

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US President Biden nominates two Indian-origin women to federal admin posts

US President Joe Biden announced his intent to nominate two Indian-American women to key administration positions.

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Indian-American frontline healthcare workers protest against green card backlog in Washington DC

USA News - A group of frontline Indian-American healthcare professionals, stuck in the 150-plus-year Green Card backlog, held a peaceful...

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President Biden to nominate Indian-American Rupa Ranga Puttagunta as a federal judge

If confirmed by the US Senate, Judge Puttagunta would be the first Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) woman to serve on the US...

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Indian-origin Vivek Murthy confirmed as US Surgeon General

Dr Murthy is a distinguished physician and former Vice Admiral in the Public Health Service Commissioned Corps.

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Biden admin urges US court to certify India's request to extradite Tahawwur Rana

The Biden administration in the United States has urged a federal court to certify India's request to extradite Pakistani-origin Canadian...

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Biden's remark about 'Indians taking over the country' intended to honour the community's contributions: White House

The White House clarified that US President Joe Biden’s remarks last week, where he mentioned mentioning Indians taking over the country,...

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Indian-American nominee Vanita Gupta’s harsh social media posts come under scrutiny at confirmation hearing

If confirmed, Gupta would be the first woman of colour to be the associate attorney general.

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Undocumented Indian immigrants have spending power of over USD 15 bn: US study

Over half a million undocumented Indian immigrants to the US hold a collective spending power of USD15.5 billion and contribute USD2.8...

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“Indian-Americans are taking over the country… you guys are incredible,” says Biden at NASA interaction

In under 50 days of presidency, Biden has appointed as many as 55 Indian-Americans to key posts in his administration, nearly half of whom...

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India, US reaffirm strategic partnership during bilateral UN diplomats' meeting

India and the US have reaffirmed their strategic partnership and agreed to work together to strengthen multilateralism during a meeting...

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White House withdraws Indian-American Neera Tanden’s nomination as director of Office of Management and Budget

Tanden would have been the first woman of color to lead the powerful budget agency.

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Indian-American Maju Varghese appointed deputy assistant to President Biden and director of White House Military Office

The White House Military Office (WHMO) is a department within the White House Office that provides military support for White House...

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President Joe Biden revokes Trump’s green card ban

The ban had been put in place in 2020 by President Trump with the reasoning that it protected US workers amid rising unemployment due to the...

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