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Indian Americans start White House petition for Kulbhushan Jadhav, gets 13,400 plus signatures

Indian Americans start White House petition for Kulbhushan Jadhav, gets 13,400 plus signatures

NEW YORK: A White House petition has been launched to seek the Trump Administration’s intervention to save Indian national and former naval officer Kulbhushan Jadhav, 46, sentenced to…

Qatar Airways closes in on Italy deal, to own minority stake in Indian airline

Qatar Airways closes in on Italy deal, to own minority stake in Indian airline

DUBAI: Qatar Airways will finalize a long-negotiated agreement to buy 49 percent of Italy’s Meridiana in the coming days, and soon apply with Qatar’s sovereign wealth fund to…

‘Remix’ or plagiarism? Artists battle over a Chicago mural of Michelle Obama

‘Remix’ or plagiarism? Artists battle over a Chicago mural of Michelle Obama

Gelila Mesfin, an Ethiopian art student in New York, had long admired Michelle Obama – her grace, her stoicism, and perhaps more than anything, her influence as a…

COMMUNITY

N.J. organization working to end domestic violence in Indian-American, South Asian community

N.J. organization working to end domestic violence in Indian-American, South Asian community

The world may have changed over the last ten years, but immigrant women from India…

Lawyer representing United passenger takes on American Airlines

Lawyer representing United passenger takes on American Airlines

NEW YORK: The lawyer representing Dr. David Dao, who was dragged from a United Airlines…

Indian American Amit Chakrabarti appointed Dean of Kansas State University

Indian American Amit Chakrabarti appointed Dean of Kansas State University

Kansas State University has appointed an Indian-American as dean of its College of Arts and…

Indian American attorney threatens to sue Berkeley over alleged denial of free speech

Indian American attorney threatens to sue Berkeley over alleged denial of free speech

An Indian-American attorney and potential top level Trump nominee to the Justice Department, has threatened…

Senator Booker ‘reveres’ Mindy Kaling, but he’s still waiting for his date with her

Senator Booker ‘reveres’ Mindy Kaling, but he’s still waiting for his date with her

United States Senator Cory Booker, D-N.J., is a great admirer of Mindy Kaling, the Indian-American…

IMMIGRATION

Infosys, TCS, Cognizant accused of gaming the H-1B visa lottery system by Trump administration

Infosys, TCS, Cognizant accused of gaming the H-1B visa lottery system by Trump administration

NEW YORK: In a further indication that the United States is aggressively going after H-1B visa reforms with focus on curbing the use of the work visa by…

Arun Jaitley shouldn’t lobby for Indian IT companies, instead welcome H-1B visa reforms

Arun Jaitley shouldn’t lobby for Indian IT companies, instead welcome H-1B visa reforms

NEW YORK: Finance minister Arun Jaitley made headlines on the first cabinet-level interaction between India and the Trump administration, in Washington, DC, for the wrong reason: reports said…

Alphabet applied for 4,000 H-1B visas in 2017, with average salary of $130,000

Alphabet applied for 4,000 H-1B visas in 2017, with average salary of $130,000

NEW YORK: New Jersey would be the state most affected by President Donald Trump’s executive order to ‘Hire American’ and reform work visas targeted at H-1B visa workers,…

Passage To India

My Journey from Manhattan to Madanapalle

My Journey from Manhattan to Madanapalle

On the Ground in India: Perspectives from American India Foundation’s Clinton Fellows Prior to this fellowship, my home was the Upper…

U.S. AFFAIRS

US Surgeon General Vivek Murthy forced to resign by Trump administration

U.S. Surgeon General Vivek H. Murthy has been removed by the Trump administration and replaced temporarily by his deputy, Rear Adm. Sylvia Trent-Adams. Murthy, a holdover from…

INDIA

Indian Americans start White House petition for Kulbhushan Jadhav, gets 13,400 plus signatures

NEW YORK: A White House petition has been launched to seek the Trump Administration’s intervention to save Indian national and former naval officer Kulbhushan Jadhav, 46, sentenced…

POLITICS

Trump is a “devil”: Indian American Congressman Ro Khanna

WASHINGTON, DC: Indian American Congressman Ro Khanna, a Democrat who represents the 17th Congressional District of California, known as the Silicon Valley, called US President Donald Trump…

SOUTH ASIA

India offers $10 billion investment, $5 billion loan to Bangladesh

DHAKA: India will invest up to $10 billion in Bangladeshi sectors including infrastructure and medicine and will provide $5 billion in loans, including $500 million in military…

COMMUNITY

N.J. organization working to end domestic violence in Indian-American, South Asian community

The world may have changed over the last ten years, but immigrant women from India and South Asia continue to face domestic violence and sexual assault, according…

ENTERTAINMENT

‘Remix’ or plagiarism? Artists battle over a Chicago mural of Michelle Obama

Gelila Mesfin, an Ethiopian art student in New York, had long admired Michelle Obama – her grace, her stoicism, and perhaps more than anything, her influence as…

LIFESTYLE

Football star Aaron Hernandez found dead in prison cell

Former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez hanged himself in his prison cell early Wednesday morning while serving a life sentence without parole, Massachusetts Department of…

CINEMA

Salman Khan, Katrina Kaif to perform at IIFA Awards New York 2017

NEW YORK: Actors Salman Khan, Alia Bhatt and Katrina Kaif are among Bollywood’s crème de la crème of celebrities slotted to perform and entertain around 40,000 people…