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Indian-American Vivek Murthy becomes youngest surgeon general

Image: Vivek Murthy is the first person of Indian origin to hold the top post. Photograph: Paresh Gandhi Thirty-seven-year-old Indian-American physician Vivek Hallegere Murthy has been confirmed......

FBI will now track hate crimes against Sikhs, Hindus

Ten months after the horrific massacre of Sikhs at Oak Creek gurdwara that claimed six lives, the advisory board of FBI votes to create a new separate hate crimes category to help track such......

US Congress panel passes bill to probe racial profiling

A key United States Congressional panel has passed a legislative amendment that calls for investigations into racial and religious profiling of Sikhs, Hindus, Muslims and those from South Asia at......

Track hate crimes against Hindus, Sikhs, demand Senators

Citing last year's Gurdwara shootout in Wisconsin, a group of 26 Senators from the Democratic party has asked the US Attorney General Eric Holder and FBI Director Robert Mueller to start tracking......

Obama shares secret drone war info with lawmakers

In an extraordinary action, United States President Barack Obama has decided to share the classified information over "legal advice" authorising the use of drones to kill the American citizens......

Obama's immigration norms to ease Indian IT firms concerns

Even as Silicon Valley stalwarts have dismissed the many immigration fixes proposed by US President Barack Obama as inadequate to meet the needs of the technology industry, Indian software industry......

H-1B visas: Why does the US blame Indian firms?

Indian and Indian-American IT businesses are being scapegoated for abuse of the visa programme – using it for cheap, immobile labour – that actually pervades the entire industry,......

IT firms face visa double whammy

Soon after Washington's decision to nearly double visa application fees as a part of its border security law, a bigger storm in the form of the Comprehensive Immigration Reforms Bill is gaining......

Bill that could kill H-1B visas

Nearly two months after its introduction sparked a furore both in India and in America, the controversial Durbin-Grassley visa reform bill has again been brought before the United States Senate.......

Why US needs smarter, not fewer, H-1B visas

Text: Vivek Wadhwa, BusinessWeek.com The new Grassley-Durbin bill would weaken the economy. Here's how to let the H-1B visa program strengthen the US instead. Like watching the Nationals play......
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US-Israel quarrel intensifies over Benjamin Netanyahu speech

Israel PM Benjamin Netanyahu The US and Israel escalated their increasingly public spat Wednesday over Benjamin Netanyahu's Republican-engineered... ...

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Obama aide calls Netanyahu visit 'destructive' to relations

Washington: A top adviser to President Barack Obama sharply criticized Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's plans to address Congress next... ...

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Netanyahu turns down invite to meet with Senate Democrats

Washington: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu turned down an invitation to meet privately with Senate Democrats next week during his visit... ...

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National Anti-Vivisection Society Urges Action on AWARE Act

PRWeb 2015-02-19 New legislation would amend Animal Welfare Act to include animals in agricultural facilities. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) February... ...

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Senators Introduce Legislation to End Cuba Trade Embargo

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