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Sanders endorses Indian-American Congressional candidate

Sanders endorses Indian-American Congressional candidate

WASHINGTON: Democratic Senator Bernie Sanders has endorsed Indian-American social-worker Peter Jacob, who is running for the US House of Representatives seat in New Jersey which is known to be a… Read more »

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Pramukh Swami built global faith on Vedic values: Clinton

WASHINGTON: Pramukh Swami, the spiritual head of the Swaminarayan sect who passed away last week, built a global faith and community founded on Vedic values, Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton… Read more »

US to hold bilateral consular dialogue with India next week

US to hold bilateral consular dialogue with India next week

WASHINGTON: US Assistant Secretary of State for Consular Affairs Michele Thoren Bond would travel to New Delhi next week to hold bilateral consular dialogue with India. Bond will travel to… Read more »

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Indo-American in Texas Women’s Hall of Fame

HOUSTON: Renu Khator, Indian-American woman academic, will be inducted into the Texas Women’s Hall of Fame for making significant contribution for the benefit of the US’ second largest state. Khator,… Read more »

Pentagon blocks USD 300 mn military aid to Pak

Pentagon blocks USD 300 mn military aid to Pak

WASHINGTON: In a setback to Pakistan, the US has blocked USD 300 million military aid to it after Defense Secretary Ashton Carter declined to give a certification to the Congress… Read more »

UN backtracks on UNMOGIP role in Kashmir, says limited to LoC

UN backtracks on UNMOGIP role in Kashmir, says limited to LoC

UNITED NATIONS: In an unusual move, the UN has backtracked from its statement that it will continue to monitor the situation in Kashmir through its military observer group in India… Read more »

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Obama will go down as worst president in US history: Trump

WASHINGTON: Donald Trump today hit back at Barack Obama for terming him unfit for presidency, saying the “terrible president” was a “disaster” and probably the worst in American history, as… Read more »

US asks China to follow India on SCS dispute resolution

US asks China to follow India on SCS dispute resolution

WASHINGTON: The US has asked China to learn from India’s handling of its maritime disputes with its neighbors, ahead of a key ruling by an international arbitral tribunal on rival… Read more »

Dallas suspect claims to have planted bombs

‘Dallas suspect claims to have planted bombs’

WASHINGTON: Dallas police exchanged gunfire early today with a suspect in a deadly shooting that has killed four officers who warned negotiators there were “bombs all over the place” in… Read more »

Obama says America is horrified over Dallas attack

Obama says America is horrified over Dallas attack

WARSAW (POLAND): President Barack Obama today said that America is “horrified” by what appears to be a planned sniper shooting targeting police officers in Dallas, and he said there is… Read more »

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Indian family killed in accident in New York

NEW YORK: In a tragic incident, a 38-year-old Indian man and his parents, who were visiting from India, were killed when the vehicle they were travelling in was hit head-on… Read more »

Indian-American jailed for 15 months for fraud

Indian-American jailed for 15 months for fraud

WASHINGTON: A 61-year-old Indian-American businessman has been jailed for 15 months and fined for conspiring to illegally obtain over USD six million meant for small and disadvantaged businesses in the… Read more »

Hundreds hold vigil to remember Tarishi

Hundreds hold vigil to remember Tarishi

LOS ANGELES: Hundreds of people today held a vigil at UC Berkeley campus in California to remember Indian student Tarishi Jain who was killed along with 22 others in the… Read more »

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Trump vs Clinton race is like imaginary past vs future: Obama

WASHINGTON: US President Barack Obama has thrown his weight behind Hillary Clinton as he likened the presidential race between the former secretary of state and real estate tycoon Donald Trump… Read more »

AOL to set up water research institute in Odisha

AOL to set up water research institute in Odisha

WASHINGTON: Aimed at combining the ancient knowledge of water harvesting with the latest technology, a water research institute will be established in Odisha by the Art of Living, the organization’s… Read more »

Sikh ownr fears hate crime aftr horse shot dead in US

Sikh owner fears hate crime after horse shot dead in US

WASHINGTON: In a possible hate crime, the horse of a Sikh man in the US State of Tennessee has been shot dead from a close range. Devinder Sandhu said the… Read more »

''Hero'' Sikh saves drowning girl with turban in Canada

Indian-American physicist donates $11 million to UCLA

WASHINGTON: An Indian-American physicist has donated USD 11 million to University of California to establish a center devoted to advancing knowledge of the basic laws of nature, the largest donation… Read more »

Indian-American running for Congress seat in New Jersey

Indian-American running for Congress seat in New Jersey

WASHINGTON: A 30-year-old Indian-American Democratic social worker is running for the US House of Representatives from New Jersey which is known to be a strong Republican bastion. Peter Jacob, a… Read more »

Trump unfit for holding public office Harris

Trump unfit for holding public office: Harris

WASHINGTON: In a blistering attack on Donald Trump, Indian-American California Attorney General Kamala Harris has said the presumptive Republican presidential nominee has an “unstable temperament” and his dangerous policy positions… Read more »

U.S. President Barack Obama delivers remarks on divisiveness in U.S. politics at the annual Friends of Ireland Luncheon at the U.S. Capitol in Washington March 15, 2016. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Obama nominates Indian-origin as ambassador to Malaysia

WASHINGTON: US President Barack Obama has nominated an Indian-origin diplomat as the next American ambassador to Malaysia. If confirmed by the Senate, Kamala Shirin Lakhdhir would replace Joseph Y Yun… Read more »