Indian-American CEO of a US-based online furniture company has sent a special message to its employees after the firm yielded profitable results. Wayfair CEO Niraj Shah not only asked his employees to do more work but also blend ‘work with life’. “Winning requires hard work. I believe that most of us, being ambitious individuals, find […]

Indian-American dentist pleads guilty to stealing half-a-million in COVID-19 relief money; faces 10 years in jail

An Indian-American dentist, with his practice in California, has pleaded guilty to stealing USD500,000 in COVID-19 relief money for two years and using it for improper personal expenditures, such as investments, said an official statement from the Department of Justice.

Indian-American Dr Geeta Rao Gupta on week-long India trip

Indian-American Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women’s Issues Dr Geeta Rao Gupta is on a week-long visit to India from August 1-8 to participate in the G20 conference and meet her Indian counterparts.

NRI graduate student in US in critical condition after being struck by lightning

A 25-year-old Non-Resident Indian (NRI) exchange student at the University of Houston (UH) in Texas, USA was left fighting for her life after she was struck by lightning in a freak mishap, officials said.

Indian-American man gets life term for killing three teens in vehicle crash

Indian-origin Anurag Chandra, who was convicted of killing three 16-year-old boys and seriously injuring three other teens after the youngsters played a “doorbell” prank on him in 2020, has been sentenced to life without the possibility of parole.

Take steps against Hinduphobia in US: Indian-Americans to US lawmakers

During the Second National Hindu Advocacy Day event at the US Capitol in Washington, DC, a group of eminent Indian Americans urged lawmakers to take steps against rising Hinduphobia activities in the US and protect the rights of the Hindu community in the country.

US Senate committee recognises Arunachal Pradesh as integral part of India

Less than a month after the historic visit of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to the US, a Congressional Senatorial Committee has passed a resolution recognising Arunachal Pradesh as an integral part of India.

Indian-Americans, US politicians condemn attack on San Francisco consulate

There has been a slew of condemnations of the vandalism at the Indian consulate in San Francisco, with US lawmakers and influential Indian-Americans among those calling for expeditious action against those behind this “criminal act”.

Ajay Banga set to visit India for first time since becoming World Bank chief

Indian-origin World Bank President Ajay Banga will attend the G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors Meeting in Ahmedabad next week. This will be his first visit to the country after taking charge at the global lender.

Indian-American lawyer stole USD 5 million from client in India; used it to buy yacht, house

Abhijit Das, aka ‘Beej’, an Indian-origin attorney and a former candidate for the US House of Representatives was arrested in the USA for allegedly defrauding an India-based company of more than USD 5 million and using client funds for personal expenses, the Department of Justice said.

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