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Vivekananda Yoga University in Los Angeles to start post-graduate yoga course

The Vivekananda Yoga University (VAYU) set up its initial campus in Los Angeles with a budget of USD 5 million as the world's first yoga...

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US Senate acquits Trump in impeachment hearing

After five months of hearings, investigations and revelations about his dealings with Ukraine, United States President Donald Trump was...

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Taranjit Singh Sandhu takes charge as US Ambassador

Indian Foreign Service officer (IFS) Taranjit Singh Sandhu took charge as the Indian Ambassador to the United States on Tuesday. Sandhu...

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Trump’s hardline stance on immigrants claiming welfare benefits gets Supreme Court nod

Trump announced the new rule in August last year, saying that "to protect benefits for American citizens, immigrants must be financially...

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Hank Azaria quits voice role as The Simpsons’ Indian character Apu over racism controversy

Veteran voice and sitcom actor Hank Azaria, who plays the Indian character Apu in The Simpsons, announced he is stepping down from the role...

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“Should go very quickly” says Trump as US Senate formally opens impeachment trial

The trial is scheduled to begin on January 21 and will decide whether Trump should be removed from office over charges brought by the House...

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Indian-origin senator Kamala Harris might still make it to the White House. Here’s how

Indian-American Senator Kamala Harris, who announced her withdrawal from the Democratic Presidential candidate race last month, could still...

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Outgoing Indian Ambassador to US lauds Trump’s role in strengthening Indo-US ties

Indian Ambassador to the United States Harsh Vardhan Shringla called on President Donald Trump at the Oval Office at the end of his term,...

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Indian diaspora groups hold pro-CAA rallies across America

Indian diaspora groups organised a series of rallies in support of the controversial Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA) across the United...

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Two Indian-origin women appointed as New York court judges

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio has appointed two Indian-origin women attorneys as judges to the criminal and civil courts in the city.

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929 Indians deported from US in first seven months of 2019: Reports

According to official data, the United States deported 929 Indians, including 42 women, during the first seven months of 2019.

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US President Donald Trump impeached

This makes him only the third president in US history to be impeached.

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Democrats publish two articles of impeachment against Donald Trump

The move is a precursor to a vote in the House of Representatives, likely as early as next week, on charges against the US leader and then a...

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US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi approves drafting of impeachment charges against Trump

United States House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced on Thursday that the House will file impeachment charges against US...

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Indian-origin actor Adhir Kalyan to star in Chuck Lorre’s new comedy series

Indian-origin actor Adhir Kalyan has been cast as the star of Chuck Lorre's CBS comedy pilot, The United States of Al.

Entertainment

Out of money, Kamala Harris announces end to Presidential bid

Indian-origin Democratic White House candidate Kamala Harris has announced the suspension of her Presidential campaign.

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Over 200,000 Indians waiting for family-sponsored US Green Cards: Immigration data

According to the latest official immigration data from the United States, over 227,000 Indians have been waiting for their family-sponsored...

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Indian-American UNDP worker killed in Afghanistan terror attack

Anil Raj, an Indian-American aid worker, was killed in an attack in Kabul, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced at a press...

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Indian-origin executives of Chicago startup charged in billion-dollar fraud scheme

Three Indian-origin ex-executives of a Chicago-based health tech start-up are among six people charged by federal authorities for their...

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Houston Police open doors for Sikhs to serve with articles of faith intact

The Houston Police Department (HPD) on Tuesday officially adopted an accommodation policy for Sikh Americans to serve with their articles of...

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Temporary relief as US court allows spouses of H-1B visa holders to work in America

A three-judge bench of the US Courts of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit on Friday sent the case back to a lower court.

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US hikes H-1B work visa application fee

The USCIS is scheduled to implement this new process for the fiscal year 2021 H-1B cap selection process, pending completed testing of the...

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Aim to make digital literacy accessible to every Indian: Adobe CEO

Shantanu Narayen, the Indian-origin president and CEO of Adobe, said the biggest opportunity for the software major in India lies in...

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Report: Indian IT companies suffering most due to H-1B visa denials

From just six per cent in 2015, the denial rate of H-1B visas has risen to 24 per cent in the third quarter of the current fiscal year.

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