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Clashes in Maldives as thousands call for president to quit

Clashes in Maldives as thousands call for president to quit

(Reuters) – Clashes broke out in the Maldives on Friday after thousands gathered to protest against the arrest of former president Mohamed Nasheed and demand that current leader…

American atheist blogger Avijit Roy hacked to death in Dhaka

American atheist blogger Avijit Roy hacked to death in Dhaka

An American atheist blogger who vocally opposed religious extremism has been hacked to death in a street in Bangladesh. Avijit Roy was a Bangladesh-born U.S. citizen who proved…

COMMUNITY

Convicted Doctor Settles Medical Fraud Suit with $650,000 Settlement

Convicted Doctor Settles Medical Fraud Suit with $650,000 Settlement

A cardiologist in Lafayette, Louisiana, accused of Medicare fraud, reached a settlement with federal authorities…

“America’s Doctor” to Headline Physicians’ Annual Convention

“America’s Doctor” to Headline Physicians’ Annual Convention

The American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin will hold its 33rd Annual Convention in…

Way Cleared for some H-4 Dependents to Apply for Work Visa

Way Cleared for some H-4 Dependents to Apply for Work Visa

After years of advocacy and petitioning some H-4 visa holders won the right to apply…

New Web Series Attempts to Challenge Stereotypes, Misinformation About Muslims

New Web Series Attempts to Challenge Stereotypes, Misinformation About Muslims

Comedian Aasif Mandvi is attempting to challenge stereotypes and misinformation about Muslims with a new…

INDIA

Modi says willing to make changes to land decree

Modi says willing to make changes to land decree

(Reuters) – The government is ready to make changes to an executive decree it issued to make it easier for businesses to buy farm land for infrastructure and…

Spy Chief Says Modi Government Decisive, Seeking Stronger Ties

Spy Chief Says Modi Government Decisive, Seeking Stronger Ties

President Obama’s chief of intelligence says the new Modi administration is more decisive on the foreign policy front and may seek stronger ties with Washington. He also said…

Modi’s secular pitch can give BJP a new face

Modi’s secular pitch can give BJP a new face

The saffron brotherhood is apparently coming to terms with India’s pluralism – and the constitution.As Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s observation that his government will act against any religious…

CRIME

Convicted Doctor Settles Medical Fraud Suit with $650,000 Settlement

Convicted Doctor Settles Medical Fraud Suit with $650,000 Settlement

A cardiologist in Lafayette, Louisiana, accused of Medicare fraud, reached a settlement with federal authorities paying out $650,000 in settlement claims.…

U.S. AFFAIRS

Way Cleared for some H-4 Dependents to Apply for Work Visa

After years of advocacy and petitioning some H-4 visa holders won the right to apply for work permits in this country. The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services…

INDIA

Modi says willing to make changes to land decree

(Reuters) – The government is ready to make changes to an executive decree it issued to make it easier for businesses to buy farm land for infrastructure…

POLITICS

Modi says willing to make changes to land decree

(Reuters) – The government is ready to make changes to an executive decree it issued to make it easier for businesses to buy farm land for infrastructure…

SOUTH ASIA

Clashes in Maldives as thousands call for president to quit

(Reuters) – Clashes broke out in the Maldives on Friday after thousands gathered to protest against the arrest of former president Mohamed Nasheed and demand that current…

COMMUNITY

Convicted Doctor Settles Medical Fraud Suit with $650,000 Settlement

A cardiologist in Lafayette, Louisiana, accused of Medicare fraud, reached a settlement with federal authorities paying out $650,000 in settlement claims. United States Attorney Stephanie A. Finley…

ENTERTAINMENT

‘Ab Tak Chhappan’ a slick film about an encounter cop

Shimit Amin’s “Ab Tak Chhappan” (“56 So Far”, which refers to the number of gangsters the protagonist has killed) was a slick film about an encounter cop…

LIFESTYLE

New Web Series Attempts to Challenge Stereotypes, Misinformation About Muslims

Comedian Aasif Mandvi is attempting to challenge stereotypes and misinformation about Muslims with a new web series called “Halal in the Family.” A parody of the quintessential American…

CINEMA

‘Ab Tak Chhappan’ a slick film about an encounter cop

Shimit Amin’s “Ab Tak Chhappan” (“56 So Far”, which refers to the number of gangsters the protagonist has killed) was a slick film about an encounter cop…

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