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8th graders from New Jersey refuse to be photographed with Paul Ryan

8th graders from New Jersey refuse to be photographed with Paul Ryan

For students across the country, the traditional eighth-grade trip to Washington is a chance to join the throngs on the Mall and perhaps spot some of the world’s…

Jharkhand tribal school dropouts train for foreign jobs

Jharkhand tribal school dropouts train for foreign jobs

BUNDU, JHARKHAND – In a country where millions of degree holders struggle for employment, Dayanidhi Pradhan, 23, a Class 8 dropout in Jharkhand, dreams of an overseas job.…

India beat New Zealand by 45 runs in Champions Trophy warm-up tie.

India beat New Zealand by 45 runs in Champions Trophy warm-up tie.

LONDON: Combined efforts from batsmen and bowlers helped defending champions India beat New Zealand by 45 runs through the Duckworth-Lewis method in a rain-hit Champions Trophy warm-up match…

COMMUNITY

Man arrested after sheriff’s deputy, 7 others shot in Mississippi

NEW YORK – A Mississippi man went on a shooting spree overnight, killing a sheriff’s…

U.S. might ban laptops on all flights into and out of the country

The United States might ban laptops from aircraft cabins of all flights into and out…

Four Indian Americans, 1 Indian bag top prizes at Intel Science Fair

Four Indian Americans, 1 Indian bag top prizes at Intel Science Fair

NEW YORK Four Indian Americans along with one Indian, out of the more than 1,700…

American Hindu Coalition lays out its agenda

American Hindu Coalition lays out its agenda

On May 18, the Virginia Republican Party hosted a high profile event at the Trump…

Cricket fans to compete for cash during 2017 MoneyGram Cricket Bee

Cricket fans to compete for cash during 2017 MoneyGram Cricket Bee

NEW YORK Cricket fans will soon test their expertise of the game for a chance…

IMMIGRATION

US academic groups oppose Trump’s F-1 visa-vetting plans

US academic groups oppose Trump’s F-1 visa-vetting plans

WASHINGTON, DC – Dozens of American academic groups have taken a stance against a Trump administration proposal to toughen scrutiny of some U.S. visa applicants, saying it will…

H-IB visa reform should be by Congress, not Donald Trump: Pramila Jayapal

H-IB visa reform should be by Congress, not Donald Trump: Pramila Jayapal

NEW DELHI – Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal (D, Washington) has cautioned the Donald Trump administration against hasty changes in the H1-B visa regime, saying this should be done via…

Give Green Card to Indians on EB-3 and EB-2 visa, then rich investors on EB-5 visa

Give Green Card to Indians on EB-3 and EB-2 visa, then rich investors on EB-5 visa

NEW YORK: In the latest monthly visa bulletin issued by the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), the EB-3 line for an Indian national to get a…

Passage To India

A Crisis of Faith: Why Development Work Matters

A Crisis of Faith: Why Development Work Matters

On the Ground in India: Perspectives from American India Foundation’s Clinton Fellows You could say I’m having a crisis of faith.…

U.S. AFFAIRS

8th graders from New Jersey refuse to be photographed with Paul Ryan

For students across the country, the traditional eighth-grade trip to Washington is a chance to join the throngs on the Mall and perhaps spot some of the…

INDIA

Jharkhand tribal school dropouts train for foreign jobs

BUNDU, JHARKHAND – In a country where millions of degree holders struggle for employment, Dayanidhi Pradhan, 23, a Class 8 dropout in Jharkhand, dreams of an overseas…

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

Nawaz Sharif meets Pak Army Chief on Kulbhushan Jadhav death sentence

ISLAMABAD – A day after the International Court of Justice (ICJ) ordered Pakistan to halt the execution of alleged Indian spy Kulbhushan Jadhav, Islamabad on Wednesday termed…

COMMUNITY

Man arrested after sheriff’s deputy, 7 others shot in Mississippi

NEW YORK – A Mississippi man went on a shooting spree overnight, killing a sheriff’s deputy and seven other people in three separate locations in rural Lincoln…

ENTERTAINMENT

Ridheema Tiwari keen to counsel victimised women

MUMBAI Actress Ridhima Tiwari says she would love to make a difference in the life of mistreated and victimised women. “I would love to counsel and host…

LIFESTYLE

Real New Yorkers don’t wait in an airport line, according to Clear

NEW YORK – Do real New Yorkers ever wait in line? Not so, or shouldn’t have to, according to Clear, with their tag line of ‘Always Move…

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…