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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......

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......

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......
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Aug. 29, 2015

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China's global ambitions, with loans and strings attached

El Chaco, Ecuador : Where the Andean foothills dip into the Amazon jungle, nearly 1,000 Chinese engineers and workers have been pouring concrete... ...

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First Americans came from Siberia 23,000 years ago

The original Americans came from Siberia in a single wave no more than 23,000 years ago, at the height of the last Ice Age, a new study has found.... ...

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US Pacific Fleet chief joins seven-hour surveillance flight of South China Sea

MANILA: In a move likely to irk China, the new US commander of the Pacific Fleet joined a seven-hour surveillance flight over the disputed South... ...

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Key takeaways

The 7th meeting of the US-China Strategic and Economic Dialogue (S&ED) was held in Washington from June 22 to June 24, 2015, where the two sides... ...

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