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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......

Why India should boldly push forward for an alliance with Japan

Japan has the capital and needs to pull out of China, which has been its major destination. India, on the other hand, desperately needs capital especially for infrastructure, argues Rajeev......

Vince Chhabria to be first Indian-origin federal judge in California

Notch up one more for the Indian American community, as Vince Chhabria is confirmed as a US federal judge.  The United State senate has confirmed Indian-American Vince Girdhari Chhabria as......

A strategic tsunami: Transformation in Indo-Japanese relations

In the media frenzy over inconsequential issues, the visit of the Emperor of Japan to India has been pushed to the margins of public discourse. Colonel (retd) Anil Athale explains the great......

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
Asia and Oceania showcases exotic destinations at WTM Latin America

Exhibitors from places like Micronesia, Fiji Islands, Mongolia and Turkmenistan reveal attractions that are little known by Latin Americans In... ...

http://www.travelandtourworld.com/news/article/asia-oceania-showcases-exotic-destinations-wtm-latin-america/
Obama names 3 Indian-Americans to Asian advisory body

President Barack Obama plans to name fourteen individuals, including three Indian-Americans, to a commission charged with working to improve the... ...

http://www.prokerala.com/news/articles/a454944.html
Obama nominates three Indian-Americans to advisory commission

US President Barack Obama has announced his intent to appoint three Indian-Americans to his 14-member advisory commission on Asian Americans and... ...

http://zeenews.india.com/news/world/obama-nominates-three-indian-americans-to-advisory-commission_927097.html
Problem-creating more than problem-solving

The US is India's most important and largest trading partner. Annual trade in goods and services is $120 billion. But this relationship is now... ...

http://www.dailypioneer.com/columnists/edit/problem-creating-more-than-problem-solving.html
Obama’s complicated east Asia trip

Last Wednesday, US President Barack Obama arrived in Tokyo to begin his four-country tour of east Asia. After Japan, Obama will visit South Korea,... ...

http://www.mydigitalfc.com/op-ed/obama%E2%80%99s-complicated-east-asia-trip-234

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