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Indian American woman held by US Customs after returning from India

Indian American woman held by US Customs after returning from India

NEW YORK: In a mysterious incident, which is yet to be unraveled, an unidentified Indian American woman was held by Customs at an US airport, after a trip…

Indian American student gets third prize in Congressional District Art Competition

Indian American student gets third prize in Congressional District Art Competition

NEW YORK: An Indian American student from Fremont Ross High School, Marion, Ohio, Mann Patel, placed third in the 4th Congressional District Art Competition, held in Washington, DC.…

Indian American man Khandu Patel shot dead in Tennessee

Indian American man Khandu Patel shot dead in Tennessee

NEW YORK: An Indian American man, Khandu Patel, 56, father of two children, was shot dead in Whitehaven, Tennessee, Monday night, after getting caught in crossfire outside America’s…

COMMUNITY

lllinois Rep. Krishnamoorthi says Indian-American constituents described personal experiences of hate, discrimination

lllinois Rep. Krishnamoorthi says Indian-American constituents described personal experiences of hate, discrimination

Illinois’s only Indian-American lawmaker Raja Krishnamoorthi who represents District 8, has been busy meeting minority…

Indian Teacher In Texas Sentenced, Fined For Fraud H-1B Visa Scheme

Indian Teacher In Texas Sentenced, Fined For Fraud H-1B Visa Scheme

A Texas teacher of Indian descent carried on a devious and fraudulent scheme for years…

Chicagoans host health summit in New Delhi to deliberate on depression in India

Several Indian-Americans from the Greater Chicago area recently hosted a World Health Day Summit in…

Share a Smile Chicago hosts annual gala and fundraiser

Share a Smile Chicago hosts annual gala and fundraiser

More than 200 people atended the annual gala and fundraiser hosted by Share a Smile…

Dance, music mark Rongali Bihu celebrations

Dance, music mark Rongali Bihu celebrations

The Assam Association of Greater Chicago celebrated Rongali Bihu festivities with music, dance, and food…

IMMIGRATION

Indian American woman held by US Customs after returning from India

Indian American woman held by US Customs after returning from India

NEW YORK: In a mysterious incident, which is yet to be unraveled, an unidentified Indian American woman was held by Customs at an US airport, after a trip…

F-1 visa, STEM OPT extension to be affected by ACICS loss of accreditation

F-1 visa, STEM OPT extension to be affected by ACICS loss of accreditation

NEW YORK: Some F-1 visa students applying for English Language Study and some other F-1 visa students applying for 24-month STEM OPT extension programs will be affected by…

USCIS to issue redesigned Green Card, EAD from May 1, 2017

USCIS to issue redesigned Green Card, EAD from May 1, 2017

NEW YORK: The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services has announced a redesign to the Permanent Resident Card or Green Card, and the Employment Authorization Document (EAD), as part…

Passage To India

Tuesdays at the Hospital: Life-Saving Technology in Action

Tuesdays at the Hospital: Life-Saving Technology in Action

On the Ground in India: Perspectives from American India Foundation’s Clinton Fellows Every Tuesday morning, instead of walking to the BEMPU…

U.S. AFFAIRS

President Trump to unveil proposal for massive tax cut

WASHINGTON – The White House plans Wednesday to unveil President Donald Trump’s proposal to revamp the federal tax system, a bid to jump-start one his top domestic…

INDIA

Wipro opens new centers in California, Michigan, hiring workers in US

NEW YORK: Indian IT firm Wipro has opened two new centers in California and Michigan, and is hiring aggressively in the United States, with the goal to…

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

‘The Golden Legend’ by Nadeem Aslam follows an imperiled widow in Pakistan: Book Review

Ever since its independence in 1947, Pakistan has been struggling to forge an Islamic identity. But this struggle has taken a massive toll on the country’s religious…

COMMUNITY

lllinois Rep. Krishnamoorthi says Indian-American constituents described personal experiences of hate, discrimination

Illinois’s only Indian-American lawmaker Raja Krishnamoorthi who represents District 8, has been busy meeting minority constituents in Chicago’s west and northwest suburbs to gauge their concerns and…

ENTERTAINMENT

Dulquer Salmaan to play Gemini Ganesan in ‘Mahanati’

CHENNAI Actor Dulquer Salmaan will play late Tamil star Gemini Ganesan in upcoming bilingual film “Mahanati”, a biopic on legendary southern actress Mahanati, a source said. “Dulquer…

LIFESTYLE

Study claims humans reached the Americas 130,000 years ago

Some 130,000 years ago, scientists say, a mysterious group of ancient people visited the coastline of what is now Southern California. More than 100,000 years before they…

CINEMA

“Yadvi” – true grit and determination of a real Indian princess

Set in India and New York, “Yadvi: The Dignified Princess” screened at the Manhattan Film Festival April 23, is a true story of an Indian princess, a…