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California approves law to address Sikh, Muslim students bullying

Amid growing incidents of bullying and discrimination against Sikh-American, South Asian and Muslim students in the United States, California state has approved a new law to provide a safer school......

South Asians welcome US Supreme Court's decision on same-sex marriages

Indian-American elected officials, civil rights organisations and queers welcome the United States Supreme Court historic decision to legalize same-sex marriage nationwide for all Americans on......

#Lovewins: Indian-Americans applaud same-sex marriage ruling

‘This ruling has finally given us a base to stand on’. Indian Americans and the larger Asian American community praised the United State Supreme Court ruling that provided same-sex......

Obama nominates IIT alumni to key post

United States President Barack Obama has nominated an IIT alumni to his advisory commission on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders. Obama on Friday announced the nomination of Sanjita Pradhan, an......

'Would Mira Nair make a Missouri Masala now?'

Civil rights activist Deepa Iyer, former executive director, South Asian Americans Leading Together, a social justice organisation thought after a visit to the minority businesses hit in recent......

TCS faces trouble as American employee files case for favouring Asians

Ex-employee Steven Heldt had sued the company for favouring South Asians and discriminating against American workforce. A US court has refused to dismiss a case filed by an ex-employee of Tata......

TCS accused in US lawsuit of South Asian bias

Tata Consultancy Services Ltd has been sued by a white American information technology worker who accused India's largest software services exporter of overwhelming favoritism toward workers of......

Seven Indian drinks among world's best-selling alcohol brands

There was a time when American and British liquor brands used to rule the world, but no more. Asian companies, including Indian ones, are now some of the biggest sellers of alcohol. Let's take a......

9 Indian Americans feature in top 50 Asians list

Nine Indian Americans, including Deven Sharma, president, Standard & Poor's, made it to the 2011 list of Outstanding 50 Asian Americans in Business. At a gala dinner at the Waldorf Astoria hotel......

1 in 7 Americans poor; Asians in US the richest!

One in seven Americans was living in poverty in 2009 with a family of four living on less than $21,954 a year, according to the US Census Bureau. The official poverty rate in 2009 was 14.3 per......

The American prof who's made a movie about India

Meet Srihari Sathe. Producer. Director. Professor. Shrihari Sathe is an Indian- American film producer based in New York City. He has worked on a range of films: Producing Dukhtar, Pakistan's......

Farhan Akhtar's cousin wins an Emmy

'I'm thrilled to add this award to the list of the Akhtar family accomplishments!' IMAGE: Farhan Akhtar's cousin Kabir Akhtar wins the Emmy Award for Outstanding Single-Camera Picture Editing for......

'I am comfortable being a Pakistani lesbian'

'I was told by everyone who mattered that it was dangerous for me to be an out-of-the-closet lesbian, who is a Pakistani in America. But I’ve never played by the rules.' Fawzia Mirza, who is......

Africa, South America need more representation at World Cup: Platini

UEFA chief Michel Platini wants the World Cup finals expanded to 40 teams from 2018 to allow more African and Asian countries into the tournament without reducing the number of European nations......

Lahiri finishes third as Thomas wins CIMB Classic title

Anirban Lahiri was searching for a maiden PGA Tour win at the TPC Kuala Lumpur course but the five-shot swing after he lodged his tee shot in a tree left the Indian with too much to do. IMAGE:......

Lahiri continues blazing form in pursuit of maiden PGA Tour title

Anirban Lahiri moved into position to record a first PGA Tour victory when the Indian fired an exquisite third round seven-under 65 at the TPC Kuala Lumpur course to storm four shots clear of the......

2018 WC qualifiers: Swiss stun Portugal; Otamendi equaliser saves Argentina

IMAGE: Switzerland's Breel Embolo fights for the ball Portugal's William Carvalho and Bernardo Silva. Photograph: Ruben Sprich /Reuters. Switzerland struck twice in quick succession to stun Euro......

Clubs say new Champions League fairer and more lucrative

IMAGE: A general view shows the draw for the 2016/2017 UEFA Champions League Cup soccer competition at Monaco's Grimaldi Forum in Monte Carlo. Photograph: Eric Gaillard/Reuters. European clubs......
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John Kerry urges Congress to ratify Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal

There are concerns in Washington that failure to pass the TPP would prompt Southeast Asian nations to turn to China and Russia. Failure to approve... ...
Embracing the festival

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Black, white and the American reality

My early exposure to racism came from all those history books I read and movies I saw about Indian leaders struggle for freedom from British rule.... ...
Mickey Singh Calls his Fans Personally to Promote New Release Phone

Indian-American artist Mickey Singh has been steadily taking over the South Asian music scene with hits like Bad Girl, Rooftop Party, Body and... ...
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