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India-Born Doctor, Wife Arrested In FGM Probe In The US April 22, 2017 12:25

An Indian-origin doctor and his wife were arrested and charged today, for allegedly helping another Indian-origin doctor perform female genital mutilations (FGM) in the US. The accused Fakhruddin Attar (53), and his wife, Farida Attar…

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Sikh Cab Driver Assaulted By Drunken Passengers In The US April 18, 2017 18:13

In another shocking incident of hate crime, a 25-year old Sikh cab driver, was assaulted, and his turban was knocked off by drunken passengers. The incident which happened on early Sunday morning, has left the…

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Indian Origin Female Doctor Charged With Genital Mutilation In The US April 14, 2017 12:33

A 44-year old Indian-origin female doctor, identified as, Jumana Nagarwala, has been seized and charged on performing female genital mutilation (FGM) on girls, in the US. This is believed to be the first such case…

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Telugu Teen Arrested For Strangling Mother To Death In US March 21, 2017 17:42

A 17-year old Indian-American boy, Arnav Uppalapati, has been charged and taken into custody for killing his own mother, in North Carolina, United States of America. Nalini Tellaprolu, a 51-year-old mother of two, who worked…

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Maanasa Mendu Wins 2016 Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge October 24, 2016 11:25

Maanasa Mendu, an Indian American teenager won the 2016 Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge on October 18 in St. Paul, Minn.Among 10 finalists she became the winner. Mendu (13) hails from Mason, Ohio. She…

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Depressed NRI Stabs Wife 124 Times, Arrested October 21, 2016 15:52

In a bizarre incident, Sanjay Nijhawan, an NRI banker stabbed his wife 124 times after she asked divorce. According to the officials, "the incident occurred on May 21, when Sanjay, (46) attacked his wife Sonita,…

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Indian American Entrepreneur Stabbed in Texas, Battles for Life in ICU October 21, 2016 13:08

In a shocking incident, a young Indian-American social entrepreneur has been murdered on Oct 16 because of an argument in Texas.According to the officials, the incident took place when Ikvinder Pabla, 21 went to Cloud…

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Indians Choose Clinton over Trump in America October 12, 2016 15:16

In the ongoing presidential elections, most of Indian-Americans choice is Hillary Clinton despite the headline-grabbing political action committee launched in support of Republican nominee Donald Trump by a handful of them.According to the reports, "Clinton…

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NRI Department to be set up by TS Government July 13, 2016 16:14

Telangana government is planning to set up a full-fledged department. This department will deal with the issues of non-resident Telanganites working in the Gulf countries. It will also attract overseas state investments.Under Chief Minister K…

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Canadian Sikhs demand Komagata chapter in schools May 20, 2016 16:33

Sikhs in Canada are demanding the country’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to include 1914 Komagata incident in the school curriculum, across the country.Malaysia-based rich Sikh Baba Gurdit Singh has adopted the Japanese ship Komagata Maru,…

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NRI exhibition reveals about why Sikhs wear turban, beard May 02, 2016 15:42

Because of the distinct identity of Sikhs- beard and turban, they are till date, in the US, are more likely to face profiling, bigotry and backlash, than the average American. To erase this situation and…

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e-visa for Indian tourists in Malaysia now April 22, 2016 15:54

For the people who wanted to make a short visit to Malaysia, can now avail the Electronic Travel Authorization Visa (e-visa) services. Malaysian government has took this initiative, in a bid to tap a larger…

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