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2 October, 2018 2:58 AM US lawmakers move to to posthumously award Congressional Gold Medal to Mahatma Gandhi

The announcement was made during the popular India Day Parade in New York in August. Washington: Half a dozen influential US lawmakers, including four Indian Americans, have moved a resolution in the US House of Representatives to posthumously award the prestigious Congressional Gold Medal to Mahatma Gandhi in recognition of his promotion of peace and non-violence 62

6 September, 2018 7:19 AM Homosexuality genetic flaw, cannot be equated with normal sexual behaviour: Subramanian Swamy

“Homosexuality is a genetic flaw. Cannot be equated with normal sexual behaviour,” said Swamy. “Homosexuality leads to increased instances of paedophilia, gay bars and HIV,” said the BJP leader, adding a controversial statement, “I know many judges who are homosexual.” Swamy has been quite vocal about his views on gay sex and LGBT community. "It (Homosexuality) 92

4 September, 2018 4:37 PM 3 Indian-Americans Win Primaries In Race For US House Of Representatives

Indian-Americans Hiral Tipirneni, Anita Malik and Sanjay Patel -- all from the opposition Democratic party -- have won their respective primaries to advance to the US Congressional elections in November. While Hiral Tipirneni and Anita Malik are running for the US House of Representatives seats from Arizona, a state which is known for its Republican 38

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 49

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 83

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 44

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 67

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 57

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 37

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 56