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6 July, 2018 4:08 PM 'Hotel motel Patel wallas' in US should promote 'Incredible India': PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said the Gujarati Patel community in the US popular as "hotel motel Patel wallas" can help promote India as a tourist destination among their guests by putting slides about the country on their hotel TVs. Addressing Saurashtra Patel Cultural Samaj of the US via video-conference, Modi urged each NRI to inspire five foreign 45

6 June, 2018 5:08 PM Two Indian-Americans Win Congressional Primaries In California

Ami Beraand Ro Khanna are expected to win the Congressional elections in November. Washington: Indian-American Congressmen AmiBera and Ro Khanna won their respective primaries in California today and will run for the Congressional elections on November 6. Three other Indian-Americans Hirsh Singh, Goutam Jois and Peter Jacob – running for Congress in New Jersey 74

1 May, 2018 5:45 AM Kalpana Chawla An American Hero, Inspiration For Millions Of Girls: Donald Trump

Washington: US President Donald Trump has hailed Indian-origin Kalpana Chawla as an American hero for devoting her life to the space programme and inspiring millions of girls to become astronauts. Donald Trump's remarks came yesterday as he issued a proclamation declaring the month of May as 'Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month'. The US Congress 34

22 April, 2018 2:40 PM Mike Pompeo’s 2010 campaign against Indian American opponent haunts him during confirmation

The controversial past that continues to haunt President Trump’s nominee to be U.S Secretary of State includes a Congressional campaign with racist undertones that he oversaw in 2010 against his Indian American opponent Raj Goyle in Kansas. Mike Pompeo, President Donald Trump’s nominee to be U.S Secretary of State, could be the first cabinet appointee 56

7 April, 2018 4:46 PM Cricket plays well for Disney, Murdoch

U.S. viewership declining, in contrast Rupert Murdoch must have found that rarest of things: an American cricket fan. The Australian media mogul, through his unit Star India, agreed on Friday to pay almost $1 billion for the global rights to the home games of India’s national cricket team. It is unusual to see a company in play splashing the cash as freely 47

25 January, 2018 7:56 AM 2 Indian-Americans vying for Congress from same New York seat

New York: Two Indian-Americans from the Democratic party have thrown their hats in the ring for the US House of Representatives from the same Congressional seat in New York. Omar Vaid and Mohan Radhakrishnan have announced to fight out the Democratic primary to earn the party's nomination for the November mid-term general elections to defeat the Republican 35

20 January, 2018 3:17 PM Indian-American Lawyer Sworn In To Key Position In US State Department

Manisha Singh, 45, born in Uttar Pradesh, is the first woman appointed as the Assistant Secretary of State for Economic and Business Affairs in the US State Department. Washington: Noted Indian-American lawyer Manisha Singh was today sworn in to a key administration position in the State Department, becoming the in-charge of the US' economic diplomacy 52

6 January, 2018 2:04 PM ‘Trump cannot end H-1B extensions without Congressional approval’

“Only what was done by executive action can be undone by executive action. This “no H-1B extension policy” being floated cannot really be changed by executive action because it was part of the Act that made it,” said Navneet S. Chugh. Recent reports about the possibility of the Donald Trump administration ending the extension of H-1B visas beyond six years 40

5 January, 2018 7:41 AM US Lawmakers Oppose Changes In H1B Visa Rules

Some US lawmakers and advocacy groups have criticised the Trump administration's reported plan to curb H-1B visa extensions that could result in self- deportation of an estimated 500,000-750,000 Indian Americans Influential Democratic Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard said: "Imposing these draconian restrictions on H-1B visa holders will tear families apart 44

28 October, 2017 7:20 AM Hindustan is country of Hindus but it doesn't exclude others: RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat

'Hindustan' is a country of Hindus, but it does not mean that it does not belong to "others", RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat has said. Addressing a gathering of college-going RSS volunteers in Indore, Bhagwat also said the government alone cannot bring development, and that it needs changes in the society. "Whose country is Germany?...It's a country of Germans 41