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Meet the Indian-Americans 'champions of change'

The United States has honoured 15 Asian American and Pacific Islander women, including two Indian-Americans, as "champions of change" in recognition of their significant contribution to the......

Indian to lead Asian American panel in White House

Kiran Ahuja, the founding executive director of the National Asian Pacific American Women's Forum, has been appointed by President Barack Obama as executive director of the White House Commission......

Two Indian American attorneys top off a landmark week for community

As Preet Bharara told Rediff India Abroad, “When is the last time you had two Indian Americans doing a law enforcement press conference” dealing with violations of civil rights and......

Indian American named new White House LGBT liaison

Indian American Aditi Hardikar has been appointed to a key White House position to liaison with LGBT as well as the Asian American and Pacific Islanders communities. Hardikar, who till recently was......

Study debunks notion that Asian Americans prefer boys over girls

In analysing census data from 2007-2011, researchers found that the at-birth sex ratios of Asian Americans are the same as white Americans. Arthur J Pais reports As South Dakota became the eighth......

Will the new immigration bill benefit Indians?

Ignoring India's concerns, the Obama administration has thrown its full weight behind the comprehensive immigration reform bill passed by the US Senate, arguing that it would benefit immigrants......

Citigroup elated over WEF honour for Shamina Singh

The World Economic Forum last week named former Clinton Administration official, erstwhile Congressional staffer and longtime Democratic Party activist Shamina Singh, 41, as one of its Young Global......

Wal-Mart to sponsor Bollywood awards in US

Retail giant Wal-Mart, now eyeing the huge Indian market, will be the official sponsor of Bollywood Movie Awards this year.The awards in various categories are given on the basis of preference......

Indian aviation sector on a roll

Eyeing a major chunk of India-London service, British Airways is planning to start services from Hyderabad and Kochi after winter 2006, and the airline would launch a new five-times-a-week service......

Uniting against a tsunami

But for the tsunami, the four Sumatrans whom an Indian coast guard vessel rescued near Great Nicobar's Campbell Bay would have been arrested and thrown into jail. The wrath of wind and wave had......

Kal Penn returns to the White House

Indian American actor Kal Penn, born Kalpen Modi, is headed back to the White House! ABC News reports that the politically-active actor has finished filming the latest Harold & Kumar instalment,......

Kal Penn robbed at gunpoint

Indian-American actor Kal Penn, who works in the White House's Office of Public Liaison, has been robbed at gunpoint in Washington DC. Penn, whose real name is Kalpen Modi, was in the Dupont Circle......

What exactly is Kal Penn doing at the White House?

So we told you earlier this month that famed Indian-American actor Kal Penn, real name Kalpen Modi, had officially begun work in the Barack Obama-led White House.We know his official title is......

Trilok Gurtu, Panjabi MC nominated for BBC awards

Cesaria Evora, Cheb Khaled and Trilok Gurtu are among the nominees for the BBC Radio 3 World Music Awards 2004. Evora, the soulful 62-year-old 'barefoot diva' from Cape Verde, a former Portuguese......

Atwal chases American dream

Arjun Atwal was stuck in the woods, with trees on one side and a lake on the other, at the 18th hole in the second round of the 1996 Sabah Masters in Malaysia. It seemed there was nowhere to......

  People speak for asian american and pacific islanders

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Q. What is the official religion in the United States?
:  A. US population includes people of European and Middle Eastern ancestry, African Americans, Hispanics, Asians, Pacific Islanders, American Indians...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-is-the-official-religion-in-the-united-states//answers/15801487

anantharaman
Q. i'm born in india,so i belong to which category here1)white(non-hispanic)2)black(non-hispanic)3)asian or pacific islander4)american indian/alaskan native5)hispanic
Anantharaman :  A. Don't panic, you are an Indian first. more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/im-born-in-indiaso-i-belong-to-which-category-here1whitenon-/15800984/answers/13505054

sivanesan
Q. Which is the language spoken by about one-fifth of the worlds population or over one billion people
Sivanesan:  A. English. The Language is spoken in the British Isles ( including Ireland ), USA, Austalia/ Oceania, major population of African countries, Canada,...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/which-is-the-language-spoken-by-about-one-fifth-of-the-world/13505036/answers/12471443

Good Citizen
Q. does sugar causes diabetis ?
Good Citizen:  A. Causes Of Diabetes**Thank you to dscovery.com for info provided** Genetics may play a part in all types of diabetes mellitus. Other causes and...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/does-sugar-causes-diabetis-/12471288/answers/5211700

SHREYA PANDEY
Q. How could anyone reduce the chances of diseases like cholestrol , sugar , diabetes and obesity ?How could we control ourselves from eating all day long ?
SHREYA PANDEY:  A. NICE TO SEE ONE MORE "FARHEEN" IN QNA "WELCOME"THESE ARE BIG TOPICS AND CANT BE ANSWERED IN ONE BUT STILL I TRY:Is it possible to delay or even...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/how-could-anyone-reduce-the-chances-of-diseases-like-cholest/5211629/answers/1760320

  Web results for Asian American And Pacific Islanders
Chinese attempting a new security architecture in Indo-Pacific

24 December 2014 The existing "world order", which is constructed by the US in the post World War II period, is... ...

http://orfonline.org/cms/sites/orfonline/modules/report/ReportDetail.html?cmaid=76599&mmacmaid=76600
FBI Releases 2013 Crime Statistics from the National Incident-Based Reporting System

Today, the FBI released details on more than 5.6 million criminal offenses reported via the National Incident-Based Reporting System (NIBRS) in... ...

http://www.pressreleasepoint.com/fbi-releases-2013-crime-statistics-national-incident-based-reporting-system
China's New Foreign Policy Outlook

08 December 2014 President Xi Jinping's recent speech on China's foreign policy has caught the international community's attention for more than... ...

http://www.observerindia.com/cms/sites/orfonline/modules/southchina/SouthChinaDetail.html?cmaid=75693&mmacmaid=75694&volumeno=III&issueno=12
JOINT INDO-RUSSIAN MILITARY PROJECTS TO BOOST INDIAS DEFENCE INDUSTRY

MOSCOW, December 19 (Sputnik), Ekaterina Blinova Russia will provide India with its most advanced weapons and technologies in order to renew... ...

http://www.ipanewspack.com/defence/joint-indo-russian-military-projects-to-boost-indias-defence-industry/
Asian Persian Gulf storage deals continue amid global oil glut

A decade of Asian strategy aimed at strengthening the bargaining power of the region's big oil importers is now helping Persian Gulf exporters... ...

http://www.shippingtribune.com/asian-persian-gulf-storage-deals-continue-amid-global-oil-glut/

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