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Feb 23, 2019
Pulwama aftermath: NRIs in US hold demonstrations outside Pakistan, Chinese consulates in protest against terror attackBraving sub-zero temperature, US NRIs on Friday held peaceful protests outside the Pakistani and Chinese diplomatic missions in the city.
Feb 13, 2019
Three Indian-Americans from Texas convicted in multi-million dollar money-laundering scheme involving Mexican drug dealersAccording to evidence presented in court, from 2011 to 2013, Galvan-Constantini, Montes-Patino and other co-conspirators helped to move millions of dollars derived from the sale of drugs throughout the US to Laredo in Texas
Jan 31, 2019
8 Indians, Indian-Americans arrested in US in fake student visa racket; accused indicted of facilitating foreigners' illegal stayUS Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has arrested eight persons — all of whom are either Indian nationals or Indian-Americans – on charges of fraudulently facilitating hundreds of immigrants to illegally remain in the US as students.
Dec 13, 2018
US lawmaker Tulsi Gabbard 'seriously' considering running for president in 2020, expresses concern about 'direction of country'If she announced her candidature, Tulsi Gabbard would be the first Hindu ever to be running for the presidency in the United States. And if elected in 2020, she could be the youngest ever and the first woman to be elected as the US president.
Sep 26, 2018
Indian Americans donated $1.2 billion to 37 US universities in last 18 years, says research reportIndian Americans donated $1.2 billion to 37 US universities between 2000 and 2018, according to an Indiaspora research of publicly available information from 68 such donations of more than $1 million.
Sep 20, 2018
Texas Republicans say sorry for likening Hindu deity Ganesha to party's elephant symbol amid Congressional race featuring Indian-American Sri Preston KulkarniRepublican leaders in suburban Houston have apologized for an advertisement likening the Hindu deity Ganesha to the GOP's elephant symbol amid a congressional race featuring an Indian-American Democrat.
Jun 01, 2018
Karthik Nemmani, 14, wins prestigious Scripps National Spelling Bee crown as Indian Americans continue winning streakThe end of the biggest Scripps National Spelling Bee in history came abruptly, and it wasn't the conclusion that many expected. Naysa Modi, a poised and charismatic four-time participant whose long spelling career seemed to be building toward triumph, sat next to a newcomer whom she had already beaten this year — at the county level.
May 31, 2018
Scripps National Spelling Bee finals are on; Indian Americans are favourites in an incredibly tough fieldForty-one spellers advanced to the finals out of a field of 516 — by far the largest in the 93-year history of the competition. Scripps started a wild-card program this year that created a path to nationals for spellers who didn't win their regional bees, and some of the finalists got to the bee that way.
May 30, 2018
US National Spelling Bee: Atman Balakrishnan,12, hopes to make history in competition dominated by Indian AmericansThe domination of the Scripps National Spelling Bee by Indian-Americans has gone on long enough that a second generation has emerged. Last year, Mira Dedhia, whose mother competed in the bee three times, finished third. This year, the first child of a former champion is competing.
May 16, 2018
Over 80 Indian-Americans running for public office in November elections; majority contesting as DemocratsOver 80 Indian-Americans are running for the mid-term elections in November with a majority of them contesting on a Democratic party ticket, according to a former White House official.