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Mikey Hothi is first Sikh-origin mayor in California

USA News: Mikey Hothi, whose parents are from India, has been unanimously elected as the mayor of Lodi city in northern California, becoming...

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Three Indian-Americans drown after falling through ice on frozen lake

Three Indian-Americans, including a woman, have drowned after they fell through the ice while walking on a frozen lake in the US state of...

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Joe Biden nominates ex-US ambassador to India for a top exec post

US President Joe Biden has nominated Indian-American lawyer diplomat Richard Verma, also a former US ambassador to India, to a top...

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Indian-Americans to gain from US bills that seek to end green card quota

The White House has supported US Congress to pass a bill that seeks to eliminate the per country quota on green card. It would benefit...

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Harsha Thangirala's passion for music takes him on global journey

Harsha Thangirala’s childhood interest in music has blossomed into a fruitful career. The young music editor has not let anything get in...

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Priyanka Chopra arrives in Delhi, tells paps 'won't remove mask'

Actor Priyanka Chopra Jonas returned to India after three years in the US earlier this week. Now, she has flown to New Delhi for a work...

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Parag Agrawal, Vijaya Gadde among Twitter executives sacked after Elon Musk takeover

Elon Musk fired Twitter Chief Executive Parag Agrawal, Chief Financial Officer Ned Segal and legal affairs and policy chief Vijaya Gadde.

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Satya Nadella bags Padma Bhushan; eyes India visit

Microsoft head Satya Nadella formally received the Padma Bhushan - the third-highest civilian award in India - from India’s consul general...

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Washington's ties with Islamabad have not served the American interest: EAM Jaishankar

S Jaishankar has raised questions over the "merits" of the US-Pakistan relationship and said that Washington's ties with Islamabad have not...

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Alphabet CEO Sundar Pichai makes first visit to Indian embassy in US

Google and Alphabet CEO Sunder Pichai visited the Indian Embassy in Washington and held discussions with India's Ambassador to the US,...

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Indian-American activist Shefali Razdan Duggal confirmed as US envoy to Netherlands

Indian-American political activist Shefali Razdan Duggal was confirmed as the country's next envoy to the Netherlands by the US Senate.

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Meet Indian-origin Laxman Narasimhan, next CEO of Starbucks

Global coffee chain Starbucks has named Indian-origin Laxman Narasimhan as their new Chief Executive Officer (CEO).

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Woman arrested over racist assault on Indian-American women in Texas

In a horrific incident, four Indian women were reportedly racist and physically assaulted by a Mexican-American woman in Dallas in the US...

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Dr Tausif Malik: Entrepreneur, evangelist and Muslim Spelling Bee founder

The new treasurer for Democrats Abroad India, Dr Tausif Malik is the founder of America’s largest community-based Spelling Bee competition...

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Meet Indian-American teen Harini Logan, Scripps Bee 2022 champion

Indian-American teen Harini Logan has emerged as the champion of the 2022 Scripps National Spelling Bee and is over the moon.

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Indian-origin Sowmyanarayan Sampath to be new CEO of Verizon Business

Communications firm Verizon appointed Indian-origin executive Sowmyanarayan Sampath as the new Executive Vice President and CEO of Verizon...

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CIA appoints India-born Nand Mulchandani to lead tech ops

Indian-origin entrepreneur Nand Mulchandani was roped in by Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) as its first-ever Chief Technology Officer...

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Kamala Harris is the latest in White House to contract Covid

USA News: United States vice-president Kamala Harris has tested positive for Covid, but is asymptomatic, the White House said.

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US, India mark 75 years of ties

US Embassy said the people-to-people ties are one of the cornerstones of the US-India relationship. US, India mark 75 years of ties.

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Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella's son Zain has passed away

Microsoft’s Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Satya Nadella and his wife Anu lost their son Zain on Monday morning. He was 26 years old and...

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Priyanka Chopra and husband Nick Jonas welcome new child through surrogacy

Priyanka Chopra and her husband Nick Jonas have welcomed a baby via surrogacy. The actress made the announcement on her Instagram page on...

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US-based Aparna Satheesan at the forefront of the expanding Indian classical dance frontier

Indian-American Bharatanatyam/Kuchipudi exponent Aparna Satheesan ​is well known globally for presenting innovative ideas through multiple...

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Video of Indian-American CEO firing 900 employees on Zoom call goes viral

A video of Indian-American CEO of Better.com Vishal Garg firing 900 employees from his company in India as well as in the United States over...

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Indian-American economist Gita Gopinath set for key IMF post

Indian-American Gita Gopinath, the IMF's chief economist, will become the number two official at the Washington-based crisis lender from...

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Meet Parag Agrawal, Twitter's new CEO who replaced Jack Dorsey

Non-Resident Indian Parag Agrawal, 37, an IIT-Bombay graduate, has replaced Jack Dorsey as the new Twitter chief executive officer, becoming...

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