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AZTA (Arizona Telugu Association) Diwali celebrations November 12, 2015 13:37

AzTA (Arizona Telugu Association) is a nonprofit organization, established in 1989, whose mission is to preserve and enhance Telugu heritage and celebrating Telugu traditions and collaborate with diverse organizations to promote Indian culture, by bringing…

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NRI to distribute stationary bikes to Indian power homes October 14, 2015 16:25

Manoj Bhargava, an Indian-American billionaire plans to distribute 10,000 stationary bikes to India, in a bid to provide electricity to millions of homes.By next year, he plans to test the first 50 bikes in about…

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H-1B visa get cheaper, Indian IT companies rejoice October 02, 2015 17:56

In a big relief for Indian IT cos US Congress lets ‘discriminatory’ outsourcing H-1B fee to lapse. The “discriminatory” USD 2,000 H-1B fee, which was mostly imposed on Indian IT companies has now lapsed in…

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Mission 2022- Indian diaspora in USA launched September 22, 2015 15:21

In view of making US-India partnership a defining one in the 21st century, the three million strong Indian diaspora in the US, has launched "Mission 2022", in partnership with the Confederation of Indian Industries. CII…

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Patel agitation: Modi to lose NRI community support! September 09, 2015 14:47

The fire of Patel discontent has reached the US shores, just like Patel migration. Recently, when Prime Minister Narendra Modi landed in Silicon Valley in the US, the Patidar reservation stir threatened to singe Modi,…

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NRIs, PIOs and OICs can enroll for Aadhar August 07, 2015 18:36

Government has decided that Aadhaar enrolment can be made by Non-Resident Indians, Persons of Indian Origin and Overseas Citizen of India which should eventually help them to authenticate their identity digitally, Parliament was informed.“The government…

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US government goes tough on Indian IT outsourcing companies on immigration violations June 15, 2015 15:25

U.S. government is investigating two Indian outsourcing firms and a California power company regarding whether they have violated U S labor and immigration laws by replacing American workers with foreigners on temporary work visas. The…

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Indian-American Children becomes co-winners in Spelling Bee Contest May 29, 2015 18:02

Vanya Shivashankar and Gokul Venkatachalam, both Indian-Americans, came to a tie and are named as co-winners of the annual spelling Bee contest. It is the second year in a row that co-champions were named and…

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Indian-origin Priti Patel, in the cabinet May 12, 2015 10:24

Prime Minister David Cameron appointed one of Britain's most prominent Indian-origin MPs Priti Patel as the new Employment Minister. Ms Patel was re-elected from Witham in Essex with a big majority in the general election.…

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Major immigration reforms, are no longer a political possibility April 20, 2015 13:37

Marco Rubio once backed an overhaul of U.S. immigration laws, but now says, such major reforms are no longer a political possibility. "We can't do it in a massive piece of legislation. And I know,…

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H-1B visa system is broken, needs to be fixed: Top US business body BRT April 09, 2015 19:08

With the announcement that both the 65,000 and 20,000 H-1B visa caps for fiscal year 2016 have been reached, a top business body in the US has made a renewed call for Congress to fix…

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H1B Work Visas reached the cap within 5 days April 08, 2015 17:35

The US said it has reached the cap for the much-coveted H-1B work visas for 2016 within the first five days for the third consecutive year and will now conduct a lottery system to allocate…

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