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Six Indian-American contestants in the 2020 Miss World America pageant

This year’s event will be held in the form of a series of virtual web casts in combination with online submissions due to the coronavirus...

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President Trump says COVID-19 vaccine might be ready in four weeks

President Donald Trump was speaking at a town hall event hosted by ABC News.

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Honouring Indian-American astronaut Kalpana Chawla, US company names spacecraft after her

United States' aerospace, defence, and security company Northrop Grumman has named its NG-14 Cygnus spacecraft after NASA Indian-American...

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Seven Indian-Americans in Forbes list of richest people in the United States

Seven Indian-Americans have figured in Forbes’ list of richest people in the United States, which was topped by Amazon founder Jeff Bezos...

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India on US' 'do not travel' list due to COVID-19 cases spike

The United States has kept India in its list of countries under ‘do not travel’ advisories due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but took...

Covid-19

Get ready for COVID-19 vaccine distribution by November 1, US government tells states

The US Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has provided states with documents with a detailed vaccine rollout plan.

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Nikki Haley calls for greater Indian diaspora presence in US politics

Indian-origin Republican leader Nikki Haley said she wants the four million strong Indian diaspora to get more involved in American politics...

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Kamala Harris urges South Asian women to become leaders

Speaking during a virtual event, Indian-origin Democratic Vice-Presidential candidate Kamala Harris urged South Asian women to run for...

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India, US, Brazil account for 53 % of total COVID-19 cases

With India set to kick off Lockdown 4.0 from tomorrow, the number of confirmed coronavirus cases globally has topped 25 million.

Covid-19

Indian software developer among five people sworn in at rare naturalisation ceremony at the White House

The video of the ceremony was played during the second night of the Republican National Convention on Tuesday.

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Indian-American Nikki Haley says she is 'a proud daughter of Indian immigrants' at RNC speech

Describing herself as a proud daughter of Indian immigrants, Indian-origin Republican politician Nikki Haley strongly rejected the...

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Kamala Harris appoints Indian-American Sabrina Singh as her press secretary

Singh was previously the spokeswoman of two Democratic presidential candidates.

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Trump administration makes certain exceptions in H-1B visa ban

The State Department on Wednesday said that the exemptions have been given under the national interest category.

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Kamala Harris discusses her Jamaican, Indian roots in first campaign event with Biden in Delaware

Joe Biden, the presumptive Democratic US Presidential nominee, and his new running mate Kamala Harris held their first campaign event...

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Kamala Harris continues to break the glass ceiling

Born in Oakland, California, Harris is the daughter of Shyamala Gopalan, an Indian-origin cancer researcher from Chennai and Donald Harris,...

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Democrat Biden picks Indian-American Kamala Harris as running mate for US Presidential election

Democratic candidate for President Joe Biden named Kamala Harris, the Jamaican-Indian senator from California, as his vice-presidential...

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Barack Obama endorses Indian-origin senatorial candidate Sara Gideon

If elected in November, she will be the second Indian-American woman to be elected to the US Senate, after Kamala Harris.

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Eight years on, Biden, US lawmakers honour victims of Oak Creek shootout

Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden and several lawmakers joined the Sikh community in the United States to remember the victims of...

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Indian community in US celebrates foundation-laying of new Ram Temple

Indian-Americans across the United States celebrated the foundation stone laying ceremony of the new Ram Janma Bhoomi Temple in the holy...

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Facebook, Twitter remove post by Donald Trump for spreading misinformation about COVID-19

The post was a video clip of a Trump interview on Fox News, uploaded on Wednesday, in which the US President claims that children are...

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Indian-origin doctor appointed as New York health commissioner

Dr Dave A Chokshi, a 39-year-old Indian-origin physician with expertise in public health, has been appointed as New York City's new health...

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Trump's order preventing H1-B visa holders from being hired by US government to affect Indian immigrants

US President Donald Trump signed an executive order preventing federal agencies from contracting or subcontracting foreign workers - mainly...

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Pompeo cites India banning Chinese apps, tells Senate 'tide is turning against China

United States Secretary of State Michael Pompeo yesterday cited India's banning of Chineses apps as an indication that US efforts to lead an...

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Experts in SE Asia call for regional collaboration in fighting air pollution

Experts from various south Asian countries have emphasised the need for regional coooperation in fighting air pollution and agreed that...

Health & Fitness

Indian disability rights activist Arman Ali takes part in US State Department event

Disability rights activist Arman Ali represented India at a professional exchange programme offered by the United States, its consulate in...

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