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US Senate confirms Indian-American Amit Mehta as a federal judge

Indian-American Amit Priyavadan Mehta has been confirmed by the US Senate as a federal judge in the District of Columbia, becoming the first Asian Pacific American to occupy this important......

US Senate panel confirms Indian American as federal judge

A key Congressional committee has confirmed the nomination of an Indian American counsel to the key post of US District Court judge for Washington, DC. India-born Amit Privardhan Mehta had been......

Raphel spying probe won't hit ties with South Asians: US

A federal counter intelligence probe against former top American diplomat Robin Raphel, who also lobbied for Pakistan post retirement, would not impact America's ties with South Asian countries, a......

Judge Sri Srinivasan, best of America and India

The first Indian-origin federal judge in the United States is India Abroad Person of the Year 2013 President Barack Obama calls him one of his “favourite people.” Justice Sandra Day......

Seven Indian Americans awarded for cancer research

The Society of Asian American Scientists in Cancer Research last month presented awards to seven doctors for their outstanding contributions to cancer research. The awards were presented by Rajvir......

Nooyi, Raj Gupta among top Asian Americans in biz

Two Indian Americans, Indira Nooyi, president and chief financial officer of PepsiCo Inc, and Raj Gupta, chairman, chief executive officer and president of Rohm and Haas, have been named among the......

Markets log longest rally of weekly gains since Feb 2012

Benchmark share indices ended flat on Friday but logged their sixth straight week of gains, the longest since the seven-week rally from January 2,2012 to February 19, 2012, led by IT majors and......

Asian shares tumble, yen soars to seven-week high

Asian shares took a beating and the yen raced to a seven-week high against the dollar on Monday, as emerging markets remained under pressure with the US Federal Reserve poised to continue tapering......

Markets end firm, Sensex surges 300 points

Markets ended firm this Friday with 50-share Nifty ending above 5,650 on back of buying witnessed in financial shares after the central bank raised overseas borrowing limits for lenders in a bid to......

July exports euphoria a statistical illusion

Though many are upbeat on the fact that merchandise exports rose at a 21-month high of 11.6 per cent in July, this was primarily due to a low base effect which would run till September this year.......

Kannathil Muthamittal opens Asian American fest

Mani Ratnam's Kannathil Muthamittal (A Peck On The Cheek), about an adopted girl set against the background of Sri Lanka's civil war,will open the 26th Asian American International Film Festivalin......

Federer calls for tsunami relief effort

World number one Roger Federer led calls for tennis to join other sports in raising money for victims of the south Asian tsunami disaster.Federer said tennis players should follow the example set......

Agassi sees IPTL as welcome addition but not game-changer

Andre Agassi predicted fans would warm to the tournament once they fully understand its complex scoring system Image: Andre Agassi and Serena Williams of the Singapore Slammers talk on the team......

Shorts: FIS president warns FIFA over clash with 2022 Winter Games

Silver medalist Staale Sandbech of Norway receives his flowers from President of the International Ski Federation (FIS) Gian-Franco Kasper. Photograph: Quinn Rooney/Getty Images International Ski......

Sports Shorts: Nadal withdraws from Paris Masters citing personal reasons

Rafael Nadal of Spain. Photograph: Kevin Lee/Getty Images Rafael Nadal has withdrawn from the Paris Masters ahead of the tournament's start on Monday for "personal reasons", the French Tennis......

Sports Shorts: Nadal recovering satisfactorily from appendicitis

Rafael Nadal of Spain. Photograph: Dan Kitwood/Getty Images Rafael Nadal is recovering satisfactorily from appendicitis and will continue a course of antibiotics in a bid to be fit for the......

  People speak for asian american federation

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Q. Is Wrestling is a sport confined to Olympics or Asian Games or Commonwealth Games? Has it got any popularity out side these arenas?
:  A. Greco-Roman wrestling became an event at the first modern Olympic games, in Athens in 1896. Since 1908, the event has been in every Summer...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/is-wrestling-is-a-sport-confined-to-olympics-or-asian-games-//answers/14383363

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Q. Name the first south asian to be the US federal judge?
Good Citizen:  A. Susan Oki Mollway was appointed to United States District Court, District of Hawaii, and the first Asian American woman federal judge in U.S. more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/name-the-first-south-asian-to-be-the-us-federal-judge/14382462/answers/4215486

  Web results for Asian American Federation
GLOBAL MARKETS-Shares rise in thin post-holiday trade; oil, natural gas slip

9:53pm IST * European, Latin American markets closed on Dec 26 * Oil and natural gas down on fears of supply glut * Dollar hovers near... ...

http://in.reuters.com/article/2014/12/26/markets-global-idINL1N0UA0E320141226
Prizes shared but Novak, Serena still rule

LONDON: Grand Slam titles were shared around like slices of pizza in 2014 but for all the welcome variety Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams ended... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/sports/tennis/top-stories/Tennis-in-2014-Prizes-shared-but-Djokovic-and-Serena-still-rule/articleshow/45651000.cms
Get, set… restart Dutee Chand

A hearing at the CAS is scheduled for end-January that will decide if Dutee can be allowed to run in the women's section internationally. (Source:... ...

http://indianexpress.com/article/sports/sport-others/get-set-restart/
Markets decline ahead of the F&O expiry

Benchmark indices extended losses in the noon trades on heavy sell-off amid weak Asian cues with Shanghai Composte dropping over 3%. Also,... ...

http://smartinvestor.business-standard.com/market/Marketnews-284452-Marketnewsdet-Markets_decline_ahead_of_the_FO_expiry.htm
Nifty slips below 8,300; index heavyweights drag

Benchmark indices have come under pressure after paring early gains as losses in the shares of ICICI Bank and oil and gas stocks have capped the... ...

http://smartinvestor.business-standard.com/market/Marketnews-284452-Marketnewsdet-Nifty_slips_below_8_300_index_heavyweights_drag.htm

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