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Justice Department Will “Vigorously Prosecute” Hate Crime Targeting Muslims, Hindus, Sikhs

Justice Department Will “Vigorously Prosecute” Hate Crime Targeting Muslims, Hindus, Sikhs

The Justice Department would strenuously pursue hate crimes and prosecute them, a top official promised at a community event in Washington, D.C. Vanita Gupta, chief of the Civil Rights Division…

California has 3% of India’s population, 125% of its GDP

California has 3% of India’s population, 125% of its GDP

As California, the US’ richest state, recently overtook France and Brazil to become the world’s sixth largest economy, according to a Bloomberg analysis, a comparison with India reveals that California…

Sharmila Tagore, Deepa Mehta among Oscar Academy’s new members

Sharmila Tagore, Deepa Mehta among Oscar Academy’s new members

Veteran actress Sharmila Tagore, “Slumdog Millionaire” star Freida Pinto and director Deepa Mehta feature among Indian-origin film personalities invited by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences to be…

U.S. Declares Indian Wing Of Al Qaeda As Terrorist Organization

U.S. Declares Indian Wing Of Al Qaeda As Terrorist Organization

The Obama administration declared Al Qaeda in the Indian Subcontinent, AQIS, as a “Foreign Terrorist Organization” June 30. The State Department also announced the designation of AQIS leader Asim Umar…

Ohio Woman Posthumously Given Presidential Medal For Bravery

Ohio Woman Posthumously Given Presidential Medal For Bravery

Vijaya Emani, an Indian-American from Ohio, was posthumously awarded the Presidential Citizen’s Medal for her bravery during the first ever United State of Women Summit at the in Washington D.C.…

A file photo of former El Centro, California, Mayor David Dhillon with presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump. Dhillon launched a support group for Trump called ‘Sikhs for Trump’ June…

Remembering Our Patriots: Indian Americans In The U.S. Armed Forces

Remembering Our Patriots: Indian Americans In The U.S. Armed Forces

As scores of critically wounded U.S. soldiers were brought into the medical tent after an improvised explosive device (IEDs) exploded in Afghanistan’s Helmand province in 2011, Major Kamal Kalsi, chief…

“I Want To Be A Storyteller,” Freida Says At Meeting With First Lady

Freida Pinto, the Indian actress who shot to fame for her role in the Oscar-winning movie Slumdog Millionaire, says her passion in life goes beyond the film world. Speaking at a…

Indian couple accused of faking widely praised Everest climb

Indian couple accused of faking widely praised Everest climb

In early June, Dinesh and Tarakeshwari Rathod told reporters that they had climbed the highest peak in the world, Mount Everest. In doing so, the two 30-year-olds — both police…

Bodies are seen outside Turkey’s largest airport, Istanbul Ataturk, Turkey, following a blast.…

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