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Indian-American frontline healthcare workers protest against green card backlog in Washington DC

USA News - A group of frontline Indian-American healthcare professionals, stuck in the 150-plus-year Green Card backlog, held a peaceful...

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President Biden to nominate Indian-American Rupa Ranga Puttagunta as a federal judge

If confirmed by the US Senate, Judge Puttagunta would be the first Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) woman to serve on the US...

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Indian-origin Vivek Murthy confirmed as US Surgeon General

Dr Murthy is a distinguished physician and former Vice Admiral in the Public Health Service Commissioned Corps.

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Biden's remark about 'Indians taking over the country' intended to honour the community's contributions: White House

The White House clarified that US President Joe Biden’s remarks last week, where he mentioned mentioning Indians taking over the country,...

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“Indian-Americans are taking over the country… you guys are incredible,” says Biden at NASA interaction

In under 50 days of presidency, Biden has appointed as many as 55 Indian-Americans to key posts in his administration, nearly half of whom...

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White House withdraws Indian-American Neera Tanden’s nomination as director of Office of Management and Budget

Tanden would have been the first woman of color to lead the powerful budget agency.

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Indian-American Maju Varghese appointed deputy assistant to President Biden and director of White House Military Office

The White House Military Office (WHMO) is a department within the White House Office that provides military support for White House...

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Business hit by pandemic, owners of Indian restaurant in the US get support from President Biden

President Biden also told them about his rescue plan that “provides tens of billions of dollars in grants to small businesses".

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Biden administration appoints two Indian-origin experts in key public service positions

Sonali Nijhawan has been named Director of AmeriCorps State and National while Sri Preston Kulkarni has been appointed the new Chief of...

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Farmers protests: Tensions running high among Indian diaspora as India, US governments condemn destruction of Gandhi statue in US

The ongoing farmers' protests in India have seen an escalation in the past few days, with international celebrities and diaspora groups...

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US President Biden appoints Indian-American Dr Raj Panjabi to lead malaria initiative

United States President Joe Biden has appointed Indian-origin Dr Raj Panjabi to lead his Malaria Initiative.

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Indo-US think tank USIBC sends recommendations to strengthen US-India ties to Biden administration

The US-India Business Council (USIBC) gave a slew of ideas to the new Biden Administration to strengthen the India-US partnership.

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Biden administration appoints two Indian-American women to key posts in UN Mission

The Biden administration has appointed two Indian-American experts — Sohini Chatterjee and Aditi Gorur — to key diplomatic positions at...

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Indian-American filmmaker Sweta Rai's pandemic documentary on Oscars shortlist

Indian-American filmmaker Sweta Rai’s feature-length documentary film, 'A Pandemic: Away from the Motherland,' has been shortlisted for...

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US Vice-President Kamala Harris gets second vaccine shot, urges Americans to do the same

United States Vice-President Kamala Harris received the second COVID-19 vaccine dose on camera yesterday.

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Indian-American man arrested after living undetected in Chicago airport for three months

A 36-year-old Indian-origin man was arrested in the Chicago airport where he had been living undetected for the past three months reportedly...

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Kamala Harris to get COVID-19 vaccine shot

United States Vice President-elect Kamala Harris and her husband Doug Emhoff will receive the COVID-19 vaccine today in Washington DC, the...

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Ro Khanna is new Democrat vice-chair of US Congress’ India caucus

Indian-American Congressman Ro Khanna, who was recently elected for a third consecutive term from the Congressional district representing...

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15-year-old Indian-American Gitanjali Rao is TIME magazine’s first-ever ‘Kid of the Year’

Rao was selected from more than 5,000 nominees and was interviewed by actor and activist Angelina Jolie for the TIME special.

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Indian-American scientists develop potential strategy to deal with COVID-19 symptoms

A team of Indian-origin immunologists in the United States announced the discovery of a potential strategy to prevent life-threatening...

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