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Hyderabad woman, stuck in UAE, set to return home

2 hours 19 min ago
A Hyderabad woman who was divorced by her husband in UAE and had her passport cancelled will finally be able to return to India. Sabera Begum -- who married UAE national Abdul Aziz Rasheed Khalifa Mohammed Al Balochi on January 28, 1983, and received her UAE passport on July 8, 2006 -- has been granted a temporary Indian passport to travel back.
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Indian-origin Malaysian man jailed for life in Singapore

12 hours 1 min ago
Saravanan Chandaram, 30, who pleaded guilty to two charges of importing the controlled drugs, also received the maximum 24 strokes of the cane, the Straits Times reported.
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Indian-origin CEO racially abused by Trump supporters in US

12 hours 22 min ago
US-born Ravin Gandhi, 44, founder and CEO of GMM Nonstick Coatings, a global supplier of coatings for cookware and bakeware, wrote an op-ed for CNBC following Trump's Charlottesville remarks but was quickly trolled and racially abused by readers, the Chicago Tribune reported.
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Kurnool man missing in US; parents suspect suicide attempt

Tue, 08/22/2017 - 1:11pm
A 25-year-old man from Kurnool, Prudhvinath Kanduri, has gone missing in Delaware, US. Parents suspect he could have attempted suicide.
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Indian-origin former CEO charged with fraud, ordered to pay $294,000

Tue, 08/22/2017 - 3:32am
Adesh Kumar Tyagi was the former CEO, sole director, and majority shareholder of Systems America, subsequently renamed Cloudeeva. He has been charged with making false claims in press releases and engaging in manipulative trading, has been ordered to pay a hefty fine of $294,000.
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Thousands celebrate at India Day Parade in New York

Mon, 08/21/2017 - 4:08am
The 37th India Day Parade organised by the Federation of Indian Associations - New York, New Jersey, Connecticut - ran through several streets in Madison Avenue in Manhattan on Sunday and featured tableaux by several Indian-American organisations, marching bands, police contingents and cultural performances by young Indian-American children.
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Three Indian-Americans to be honoured in Houston

Mon, 08/21/2017 - 3:57am
Marie Goradia has been named for "Impact on Humanity" award while Swapnil Agarwal would receive 'Young Entrepreneur of the Year' award and Bal Sareen will be honoured with the 'Entrepreneur of the Year' award. Janiece Longoria, an American national, is also being awarded "Economic Impact" award of the year.
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12-year-old Indian-origin boy crowned 'Child Genius' in UK

Sun, 08/20/2017 - 7:41am
A 12-year-old Indian-origin boy has been crowned the UK's 'Child Genius' in a popular television quiz competition, days after he became an overnight sensation after answering all questions correctly.
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'Will PIOs violate visa rules if they campaign in Indian polls?'

Sun, 08/20/2017 - 5:47am
During the recently-held Punjab assembly elections, when several PIOs came to the state to campaign for the AAP, the chief electoral officer had raised a query with the commission on whether this category of the people can do so. The election law is silent on who can campaign in Indian elections.
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Pramila Jayapal unveils resolution to censure Donald Trump

Sat, 08/19/2017 - 4:59am
Indian-American Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal and other lawmakers have unveiled a resolution to censure Donald Trump for his comments about the violent white nationalist rally in Virginia. "The American people expect their leaders to condemn white supremacy in unambiguous terms," Jaypal said.
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Indian-origin mom wants action over daughter's suicide

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 12:16pm
Daksha Dalal wants Leicestershire Police to hand over any evidence they hold so her family can consider a private prosecution over the death of 25-year-old Meera Dalal in February last year.
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PIO hid in freezer, live-tweeted Barcelona attack

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 10:49am
An Indian-origin television actress in the UK had a lucky escape when she hid in a restaurant freezer during the terrorist attack in Spain where a van crashed through pedestrians, killing 14 people and injuring around 100.
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Five Indian-origin persons in Fortune's '40 Under 40' list

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 1:59am
They are Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar, 26-year-old Divya Nag, who oversees Apple's ResearchKit and CareKit programmes, Rishi Shah, 31, and Shradha Agarwal, 32, who helm health-tech firm Outcome Health and CEO and founder of non-profit Samasource, 31-year-old Leila Janah. The list has been topped by 39-year-old French President Emmanuel Macron.
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Indian-American physician announces Congressional bid

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 12:50am
Hiral Tipirneni, an emergency room physician and cancer research advocate, said she believes in solving problems and improving lives. She would run from the Arizona's eighth Congressional District, which is one of five primarily urban districts centered around Phoenix. She is running on a Democratic ticket.
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Philadelphia celebrates its 23rd Annual Festival of India

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 9:50am
The Council of Indian Organizations (CIO) in Greater Philadelphia hosted their annual Festival of India on August 12, celebrating the Indian Independence Day.
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NRI woman marries a Jewish women in UK's first interfaith gay wedding

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 5:13am
Kalavati Mistry, 48, and Miriam Jefferson, who is from Texas, met more than 20 years ago on a training course in the US, and tied the knot last week. During the ceremony, the brides wore traditional red and white bridal colours, fresh floral garlands and a 'mangal sutra' to show that they are now married women.
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