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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......

Indian American state senator quits to join utility board

Iowa's influential Indian American State Senator Swati A Dandekar, a Democrat, who represented the state's district 18, has resigned from the legislature to take up a major position as one of three......

Jody Venkatesan runs for Maryland Senate

Jody Venkatesan has declared his candidacy for Maryland's state senate from District 13 where he and his family have lived for 13 years on the Republican ticket.Venkatesan, 39, a United States......

Hindu Dalit woman elected to Pak senate in historic first

Kirshna Kumari Kolhi from Pakistan's Sindh province has become the first-ever Hindu Dalit woman Senator in the Muslim-majority country, according to a media report on Sunday. Kolhi, 39, from Thar......

US court dismisses case against H-1B lottery system

The ruling by a federal judge in Oregon means that there will be no change in the H-1B visa issuance process for the fiscal 2018 which begins on April 3. A US court has dismissed a lawsuit that......

Trump admin seeks 60 days to respond on H1b spouse permits

The Trump administration has sought 60 days to respond to a court case that challenges the decision of the previous Obama administration to authorise spouses of H1B visa holders to work in......

Why Indian IT firms may face bigger US visa hurdle this year

According to experts, while allegations against Indian IT firms of visa misuse are nothing new, this time the scrutiny could be much greater Earlier this month, reports surfaced that two of the......

Fed begins policy exit talks, split on view of US job market

Federal Reserve policymakers last month began laying groundwork for an eventual retreat from easy monetary policy with a discussion of how to best control interest rates as they remove trillions of......

How the government shutdown affects the daily life

President Barack Obama and congressional Republicans came no closer to ending a standoff on Tuesday that has forced the first government shutdown in 17 years and thrown hundreds of thousands of......

FIFA scandal takes ugly turn

Ex-South American soccer chief in FIFA scandal under house arrest   The former head of South America's soccer federation was under house arrest on Monday evening, a senior police official......
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'Pakistan providing covert support to Taliban'

[United States], Mar 16 (ANI): Despite the United States pressuring Pakistan, the Islamabad Government is still supporting the Taliban terrorist... ...
Pakistan elects first Hindu Dalit woman to Senate

Rights activist Krishna Kumari Kohli has became the first-ever Hindu Dalit woman to be elected to Pakistan's Senate, media reports said on Sunday.... ...

London: Britain's National Crime Agency (NCA) has accused Facebook and Google of raking in profits from "pop-up" brothels on their platforms.... ...
Bernie Sanders' son running for Congress in New Hampshire

[US], Feb 28 (ANI): Levi Sanders, the son of Vermont Senator and former Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders, is launching his own congressional... ...
US SC to not hear Trump's plea in 'dreamers' case

[US], Feb 27 (ANI): The United States Supreme Court on Monday declined to hear the Trump administration's appeal of a federal judge's ruling that... ...

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