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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-India trade deal still in limbo as Trump’s visit nears

United States President Donald Trump’s India visit begins in a week but officials of both countries are yet to resolve trade differences...

USA

Excited about upcoming India trip, tweets US First Lady Melania

US First Lady Melania Trump tweeted that she is "excited" for her upcoming trip to India along with President Donald Trump later this month,...

USA

Indian Ambassador Taranjit Sandhu presents credentials to US President

Ambassador of India to the United States Taranjit Singh Sandhu presented his credentials on Thursday to President of the United States of...

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Fulbright Exchange Programme in India turns 70

A gala was held in New Delhi to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the prestigious Fulbright Fellow programme by the US-India Educational...

Global

Indian-origin Arvind Krishna to be new IBM CEO

Indian-origin executive Arvind Krishna, 57, is set to take charge of International Business Machines Corp (IBM) from April after its Chief...

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Trump to visit India in last week of February: Reports

US President Donald Trump is likely to visit India in the last week of February, according to reports in the Indian media.

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Taranjit Singh Sandhu appointed Indian Ambassador to USA

Senior Indian Foreign Service officer (IFS) Taranjit Sandhu has been appointed as India’s ambassador to the United States (US), the Indian...

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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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USA imposes new regulations to restrict ‘birth tourism’

New regulations have been imposed, to restrict women who travel to the United States on a tourist visa to give birth so their children can...

USA

The richest people in the United States kept getting richer: Study

In 2019, the combined wealth of America's ten richest people was SGD 957.8 billion, a near 25 times increase from 30 years ago.

Global

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...

Entertainment

“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...

USA

February tentatively fixed for Donald Trump’s visit to India: Reports

Diplomatic channels between both nations are in contact to organise the visit of US President Donald Trump to India on an open invitation...

USA

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-American entrepreneur to run for California town mayor

A resident of San Ramon for the last 22 years, Madireddi has served in several volunteer positions in the town, which is situated in...

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Indian diaspora in Singapore, US, UK and 5 other countries interact with Jaishankar on Pravasi Bharatiya Divas

To mark Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (PBD) on Thursday, India’s External Affairs Minister Dr S Jaishankar held an interactive group digital...

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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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Indian-Americans hold rallies in support of CAA across USA

Indians living in the United States held rallies in several cities on Tuesday in support of the Citizenship (Amendment) Act passed by the...

USA

CAA: What NRIs have to say about the contentious issue

The BJP government’s Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) controversy has had an extremely divisive effect in India, with Opposition political...

NRI Stories

India, US hold 2+2 talks in Washington

This was the second 2+2 meeting between Indian and US officials. The first such dialogue was held in Delhi in September last year.

USA

Students across the world protest against CAA, police action in India

Student protests against the contentious Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA) passed by the BJP government in India crossed the nation’s...

Global

US President Donald Trump impeached

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

USA

Monthly remittances to India thrice the earnings of low-income households in the country: Report

A US-based international payments company UniTeller’s report on remittances to the low-income sector in India reveals that the value of...

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