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Hasan Minhaj’s life struggles showcased in new Netflix special ‘Homecoming King’

Hasan Minhaj’s life struggles showcased in new Netflix special ‘Homecoming King’

NEW YORK – Hasan Minhaj of The Daily Show brings his off-Broadway, one-man show “Homecoming King” to Netflix where he discusses his struggle of growing up as an…

Meera Gandhi hosts Zerbanoo Gifford, biographer Farida Master in New York

Meera Gandhi hosts Zerbanoo Gifford, biographer Farida Master in New York

NEW YORK – It’s not very often that a biographer and the subject of the biography come together at a historic home, in Manhattan, that has had former…

Visa overstay by Afghans, Iraqis, Africans show Trump is right to vet travelers

Visa overstay by Afghans, Iraqis, Africans show Trump is right to vet travelers

NEW YORK – This year will mark the 16th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks which devastated America. The attacks brought into focus visitors who got visa stamped…

COMMUNITY

Four Indian Americans, 1 Indian bag top prizes at Intel Science Fair

Four Indian Americans, 1 Indian bag top prizes at Intel Science Fair

NEW YORK Four Indian Americans along with one Indian, out of the more than 1,700…

American Hindu Coalition lays out its agenda

American Hindu Coalition lays out its agenda

On May 18, the Virginia Republican Party hosted a high profile event at the Trump…

Cricket fans to compete for cash during 2017 MoneyGram Cricket Bee

Cricket fans to compete for cash during 2017 MoneyGram Cricket Bee

NEW YORK Cricket fans will soon test their expertise of the game for a chance…

New Jersey town accepts settlements in lawsuits over mosque denial

New Jersey town accepts settlements in lawsuits over mosque denial

A New Jersey township that voted against a mosque has agreed to settlements in lawsuits…

U.S. judge issues arrest warrant for yoga guru Bikram Choudhury

U.S. judge issues arrest warrant for yoga guru Bikram Choudhury

WASHINGTON Los Angeles judge has issued an arrest warrant for Bikram Choudhury, the Indian American…

IMMIGRATION

US academic groups oppose Trump’s F-1 visa-vetting plans

US academic groups oppose Trump’s F-1 visa-vetting plans

WASHINGTON, DC – Dozens of American academic groups have taken a stance against a Trump administration proposal to toughen scrutiny of some U.S. visa applicants, saying it will…

H-IB visa reform should be by Congress, not Donald Trump: Pramila Jayapal

H-IB visa reform should be by Congress, not Donald Trump: Pramila Jayapal

NEW DELHI – Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal (D, Washington) has cautioned the Donald Trump administration against hasty changes in the H1-B visa regime, saying this should be done via…

Give Green Card to Indians on EB-3 and EB-2 visa, then rich investors on EB-5 visa

Give Green Card to Indians on EB-3 and EB-2 visa, then rich investors on EB-5 visa

NEW YORK: In the latest monthly visa bulletin issued by the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), the EB-3 line for an Indian national to get a…

Passage To India

A Crisis of Faith: Why Development Work Matters

A Crisis of Faith: Why Development Work Matters

On the Ground in India: Perspectives from American India Foundation’s Clinton Fellows You could say I’m having a crisis of faith.…

U.S. AFFAIRS

Visa overstay by Afghans, Iraqis, Africans show Trump is right to vet travelers

NEW YORK – This year will mark the 16th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks which devastated America. The attacks brought into focus visitors who got visa…

INDIA

Indian twins become billionaires riding family’s scooter draft

The twin great grandsons of Mahatma Gandhi’s “fifth son” have become billionaires riding the draft of their uncle’s motorcycle business. Anurang Jain’s net worth hit $1.1 billion,…

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

Nawaz Sharif meets Pak Army Chief on Kulbhushan Jadhav death sentence

ISLAMABAD – A day after the International Court of Justice (ICJ) ordered Pakistan to halt the execution of alleged Indian spy Kulbhushan Jadhav, Islamabad on Wednesday termed…

COMMUNITY

Four Indian Americans, 1 Indian bag top prizes at Intel Science Fair

NEW YORK Four Indian Americans along with one Indian, out of the more than 1,700 students from around the world, won major awards at the Intel International…

ENTERTAINMENT

Ridheema Tiwari keen to counsel victimised women

MUMBAI Actress Ridhima Tiwari says she would love to make a difference in the life of mistreated and victimised women. “I would love to counsel and host…

LIFESTYLE

Real New Yorkers don’t wait in an airport line, according to Clear

NEW YORK – Do real New Yorkers ever wait in line? Not so, or shouldn’t have to, according to Clear, with their tag line of ‘Always Move…

CINEMA

From angry young man to angry father: Vinod Khanna’s cinematic voyage

He came into prominence playing an angry young man in a 1970s classic and one of his last major appearances was as an angry implacable father in…