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Google CEO Sundar Pichai made nearly $200 million in 2016

Google CEO Sundar Pichai made nearly $200 million in 2016

NEW YORK: Indian American Sundar Pichai, the CEO of Google, got nearly $199.7 million in compensation in 2016, double the amount he made in 2015, according to a…

Donald Trump’s 100 days in office – he’s stumbled, but regained balance, gathered momentum

Donald Trump’s 100 days in office – he’s stumbled, but regained balance, gathered momentum

NEW YORK: I’m writing this on April 28, a day shy of President Donald Trump’s 100 days in office. But as Charles Schultz said, ‘Don’t worry about the…

Missing 16-year-old Indian American teenager Reena Patel found by South Brunswick Township Police

Missing 16-year-old Indian American teenager Reena Patel found by South Brunswick Township Police

NEW YORK: A missing 16-year-old Indian American teenager, Reena Patel, who went missing in South Brunswick, New Jersey, on Thursday, April 27, was found hours later. According to…

COMMUNITY

Indian American attorney Sachin Varghese seeks seat in Georgia State House

Indian American attorney Sachin Varghese seeks seat in Georgia State House

An Indian-American attorney based in Atlanta, Georgia, has begun planning a run for the State…

Indian diaspora welcomes Grenada’s official declaration of Indian Arrival Day

The Government of Grenada officially declared May 1, as Indian Arrival Day, the day when…

U.K., U.S. trained doctor receives Padma Shri Award

U.K., U.S. trained doctor receives Padma Shri Award

Despite facing several odds all through medical school, Gujarat resident Dr. Devendra Patel has come…

Zifiti, marketplace for Indian goods in U.S. introduced at meet in New Jersey

Zifiti, marketplace for Indian goods in U.S. introduced at meet in New Jersey

NEW YORK An introduction to the fast growing Zifiti (www.zifiti.com), a marketplace platform that allows…

Waiting for green cards, Indian visa-holders see hope in Trump review

Waiting for green cards, Indian visa-holders see hope in Trump review

When Gokul Gunasekaran was offered a full scholarship for a graduate program in electrical engineering…

IMMIGRATION

Indian American woman held by US Customs after returning from India

Indian American woman held by US Customs after returning from India

NEW YORK: In a mysterious incident, which is yet to be unraveled, an unidentified Indian American woman was held by Customs at an US airport, after a trip…

F-1 visa, STEM OPT extension to be affected by ACICS loss of accreditation

F-1 visa, STEM OPT extension to be affected by ACICS loss of accreditation

NEW YORK: Some F-1 visa students applying for English Language Study and some other F-1 visa students applying for 24-month STEM OPT extension programs will be affected by…

USCIS to issue redesigned Green Card, EAD from May 1, 2017

USCIS to issue redesigned Green Card, EAD from May 1, 2017

NEW YORK: The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services has announced a redesign to the Permanent Resident Card or Green Card, and the Employment Authorization Document (EAD), as part…

Passage To India

Tuesdays at the Hospital: Life-Saving Technology in Action

Tuesdays at the Hospital: Life-Saving Technology in Action

On the Ground in India: Perspectives from American India Foundation’s Clinton Fellows Every Tuesday morning, instead of walking to the BEMPU…

U.S. AFFAIRS

Donald Trump’s 100 days in office – he’s stumbled, but regained balance, gathered momentum

NEW YORK: I’m writing this on April 28, a day shy of President Donald Trump’s 100 days in office. But as Charles Schultz said, ‘Don’t worry about…

INDIA

Nikki Haley meets Syed Akbaruddin, discuss India-US cooperation

UNITED NATIONS: The US Ambassador to the UN, Nikki Haley, the first Indian American to hold a cabinet rank, visited India’s UN Mission on Thursday for a…

POLITICS

Trump is a “devil”: Indian American Congressman Ro Khanna

WASHINGTON, DC: Indian American Congressman Ro Khanna, a Democrat who represents the 17th Congressional District of California, known as the Silicon Valley, called US President Donald Trump…

SOUTH ASIA

‘The Golden Legend’ by Nadeem Aslam follows an imperiled widow in Pakistan: Book Review

Ever since its independence in 1947, Pakistan has been struggling to forge an Islamic identity. But this struggle has taken a massive toll on the country’s religious…

COMMUNITY

Indian American attorney Sachin Varghese seeks seat in Georgia State House

An Indian-American attorney based in Atlanta, Georgia, has begun planning a run for the State House and has already garnered some significant endorsements from state Democrats. Sachin…

ENTERTAINMENT

‘Raag Desh’ an incredible movie-making experience: Kunal Kapoor

MUMBAI Actor Kunal Kapoor, who will be seen in National Award-winning filmmaker Tigmanshu Dhulia’s next “Raag desh – Birth of a Nation” says it has been an…

LIFESTYLE

Indian American student from Harvard Neil Davey invited for TEDx talk in Paris

NEW YORK: An Indian American student from Harvard Neil Davey has been invited to give a TEDx in Paris, France, after fame spread of an invention of…

CINEMA

From angry young man to angry father: Vinod Khanna’s cinematic voyage

He came into prominence playing an angry young man in a 1970s classic and one of his last major appearances was as an angry implacable father in…