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Indian twins become billionaires riding family’s scooter draft

Indian twins become billionaires riding family’s scooter draft

The twin great grandsons of Mahatma Gandhi’s “fifth son” have become billionaires riding the draft of their uncle’s motorcycle business. Anurang Jain’s net worth hit $1.1 billion, according…

Indian American Cornell student Aalaap Narasipura found dead in New York

Indian American Cornell student Aalaap Narasipura found dead in New York

NEW YORK – The body of the missing Indian American student of Cornell University Aalaap Narasipura has been found, according to police. Authorities recovered a body from the…

Ban triple talaq and dowry. Hire more police to protect women. Make India Great Again

Ban triple talaq and dowry. Hire more police to protect women. Make India Great Again

NEW YORK – The Supreme Court of India is on the verge of making a significant ruling on the abhorrent practice popularly known as triple talaq, or as…

COMMUNITY

Chicago Indian Consulate Kicks off 3rd International Yoga Day, announces follow-up events

Chicago Indian Consulate Kicks off 3rd International Yoga Day, announces follow-up events

In anticipation of the June 24 celebrations for the 3rd International Day of Yoga which…

Indian-American activists satisfied with hate crime sentencing in brutal beating of Sikh man in California

Indian-American activists satisfied with hate crime sentencing in brutal beating of Sikh man in California

Two men found guilty of assaulting an Indian-American in Redmond, California were sentenced to three…

Hillary Cinton’s closest Indian-American aide divorcing sexting husband

Hillary Cinton’s closest Indian-American aide divorcing sexting husband

Huma Abedin, long-time girl-Friday of Hillary Clinton, is finally filing for a divorce from her…

Under siege in Washington, Trump reaps Saudi arms deal, stronger ties

Under siege in Washington, Trump reaps Saudi arms deal, stronger ties

RIYADH – Under political fire at home, U.S. President Donald Trump sealed a $110 billion…

Ronald McDonald House Charities announces winners of 2017 RMHC/Asia Scholarship

Ronald McDonald House Charities announces winners of 2017 RMHC/Asia Scholarship

Seven local students from the New York Tri-State area each receives a $16,000 scholarship ISELIN,…

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

The Train That Tells – My Life in Mumbai

The Train That Tells – My Life in Mumbai

On the Ground in India: Perspectives from American India Foundation’s Clinton Fellows When I was younger, I suffered from fear of…

U.S. AFFAIRS

Under siege in Washington, Trump reaps Saudi arms deal, stronger ties

RIYADH – Under political fire at home, U.S. President Donald Trump sealed a $110 billion arms deal with Saudi Arabia on Saturday on his maiden foreign trip…

INDIA

Indian twins become billionaires riding family’s scooter draft

The twin great grandsons of Mahatma Gandhi’s “fifth son” have become billionaires riding the draft of their uncle’s motorcycle business. Anurang Jain’s net worth hit $1.1 billion,…

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

Chicago Indian Consulate Kicks off 3rd International Yoga Day, announces follow-up events

In anticipation of the June 24 celebrations for the 3rd International Day of Yoga which was jump-started by India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the United Nations,…

ENTERTAINMENT

Reema Lagoo dead, filmdom remembers its fond ‘ma’

MUMBAI The Indian theatre, film and television world on Thursday morning woke up to the news of the untimely demise of veteran actress Reema Lagoo, one of…

LIFESTYLE

Priyanka Chopra looks sizzling in premiere of Baywatch in Miami

The star-studded world premiere of the upcoming summer action-comedy film Baywatch was held in Miami, on the beach, attended by the cast, including Priyanka Chopra, who stars…

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…