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CtoI News Desk April 17th 2018

Record number of Indian-Americans running for US Congress

A record number of 20 Indian-Americans are running for US Congressional elections this year. Collectively, they have raised more than...

Trump’s immigration policy puts careers of wives of H-1B visa holders in jeopardy

As part of a crackdown on H-1B visas issued for skilled workers to enter the United States, expected in June, would mean that thousands of...

Analysis & Commentary

Indian-American Impact Fund endorses Democrats Sri Kulkarni and Hiral Tipirneni for US Congress elections

The Indian-American Impact Fund has endorsed Sri Preston Kulkarni and Dr Haral Tipirneni, two Indian-American Democrats running for the...

Indian-American passengers allege discrimination by Aeroflot staff at Moscow airport

At least 20 Asian-Americans were flown back to Delhi by the Russian airline Aeroflot in January after they were threatened with deportation,...

Indian-American’s USD5 million donation to University of Chicago

From struggling through hard times to establishing a profitable engineering company, Indian-American businessman Rattan L Khosa donates...

In pics: 10 Indian-Americans in Forbes’ list of the World’s Billionaires

A record 2,208 billionaires made Forbes’ 32nd annual ranking of the world’s billionaires. Altogether, they are worth a record USD9.1...

California-based NRI adopts village in Telangana

Annapareddy Appi Reddy, California-based NRI, has adopted the remote Dondapadu village in Suryapet district as a part of Digithon Digital...

NRI Stories #India

Florida shooting: 17 killed, Indian-American injured, suspect arrested

At least 17 are dead including students and an Indian-American student has been injured after a shooting at a Florida high school in the...

10 Indian-American outstanding engineers elected by National Academy of Engineers

10 Indian-American engineers, two of Indian-origin, have been elected by the National Academy of Engineers (NAE) as the organisation’s...

23-year-old Indian-American cancer survivor ‘Puts a Cap on Cancer’

Indian-American reporter and anchor at NBC Boston Natasha Verma, who, having felt the pain of losing her hair to cancer in 2017, has now...

Indian-Americans march in support of Trump’s merit-based immigration policy

Around 800 Indian-Americans participated in a march outside the White House on Saturday in support of US President Donald Trump’s plan for...

Indian-American lawmakers: Trump’s first State of the Union address short on substance

Raja Krishnamoorthi, Ro Khanna, Pramila Jayapal slam Trump’s first SOTU address, an annual message presented by the President of the...

Indian-origin director of Google AR will lead Facebook's AR platform

Indian-origin Director of Product for Augmented Reality (AR) at Google Nikhil Chandhok has joined Facebook to lead product management of its...

Indian-American Adobe CEO Shantanu Narayen to lead US-India Strategic and Partnership Forum

Shantanu Narayen, the Indian-American CEO of Adobe, has been elected as the Vice Chairman of the US-India Strategic and Partnership Forum...

Nikki Haley slams the Grammys for bringing politics to music

Indian-American US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley has slammed the Grammys for mixing politics with music.

Indian toddler’s death may lead US to frame new law

Following the tragic death of three-year-old Indian toddler Sherin Mathews in Richardson, Texas, a proposed state law would make leaving a...

Indian-American lawyer becomes first Sikh Attorney-General in state of New Jersey

Gurbir S Grewal, a prominent Indian-American lawyer, has become the first Sikh Attorney-General in the US after the New Jersey state Senate...

First Indian-American death-row prisoner to be executed in US on February 23

Raghunandan Yandamuri, the first Indian-American death-row prisoner, is going to be executed on February 23 in US.

USCIS: Relief from self-deportation for H1B visa holders waiting on green card

After the generated blowback about Trump administration’s plan to curb H-1B visa extensions that could result in self-deportation of...

96 US gurudwaras ban entry of Indian officials, RSS and Shiv Sena members

Amidst immigration and H-1B Visa tuffs in the United States, there is another spat wherein 96 gurudwaras have announced that they will not...

Indian-origin man becomes first to get stripped off naturalized citizenship under Trump

A naturalised American man of Indian-origin became the first person to be stripped of his US citizenship in the first case under a...

Indian-American lawmakers oppose changes in H-1B visa rules

After the Trump’s administration’s plan to curb H-1B visa extensions that could result in self-deportation of an estimated 5 to 7.5 lakh...

Trump admin considering proposal that might send back over 500,000 Indian tech workers

The Trump administration is considering a proposal that could potentially lead to large-scale deportation of foreigners on H-1B visas for...

Team led by Indian-American among NASA BIG Idea Challenge finalists

A team of University of Virginia students, led by Indian-American electrical engineering Professor Mool Gupta, was named a finalist by NASA...

Indian-American Rangarajan Sundaram appointed as dean of NYU School of Business

Indian-American Rangarajan “Raghu” Sundaram was appointed as the dean of the Leonard N Stern School of Business at New York University.