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Taliban attack on Afghan security base kills over 100

Kabul blast: Toll rises to 16, Taliban claims responsibilty

September 3, 2019 9:41:37 am

The explosion came as a senior US diplomat was visiting Kabul to brief Afghan President Ashraf Ghani on a draft peace accord reached with the insurgents that could see thousands of US troops withdrawn from Afghanistan.

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Indo-Malaysian man jailed for taking indecent videos of woman

December 22, 2015 1:25:15 pm

The man placed his cell phone behind some toiletries at the back of the shower rack and set it to video-recording mode

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Robber shoots Indian-origin store clerk, calls him IS terrorist

December 16, 2015 11:00:54 am

The clerk sustained injuries and was released from hospital over the weekend.

Ex-Disney workers replaced by H1-B visa holders file complaint

November 24, 2015 10:41:47 am

Disney spokeswoman Jacquee Wahler said, "We comply with all applicable employment laws. We are expanding our IT department and adding more jobs for US IT workers."

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Indian-origin campaigner awarded by Cameron for charity work

November 11, 2015 3:31:45 pm

Muna Chauhan was recognised for her work as a children's charity fundraiser and empowering hundreds of women and young people to get involved with their community as volunteers.

2 Indians injured in shooting in Saudi Arabia

November 10, 2015 8:27:21 pm

"One Indian is from Sitapur and the other is from Lucknow," Hifzur Rahman, Second Secretary at the Indian Embassy here told PTI.

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Indian-origin investment advisor jailed for 18 months in US

November 5, 2015 11:30:45 am

Gignesh Movalia had pleaded guilty in August to one count of investment advisor fraud.

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Indian-American nurse sues employer, alleges discrimination

November 4, 2015 7:03:33 pm

Alleging race and ethnicity discrimination in her complaint, Shah has asked for her job back, lost wages and benefits, compensatory damages for mental anguish and emotional distress and punitive damages.

20 held as Sikh protest at Indian embassy in UK goes violent

October 23, 2015 11:41:20 am

The police said they were aware of a "planned demonstration" at Indian High Commission but were forced to take action as the protesters blocked roads causing disruption.

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Two Indian American teenagers among finalists of NASA space contest

October 10, 2015 12:41:34 pm

NASA's national 3-D Space Container Challenge asked students to design models of containers that could help astronauts keep things in order in space.

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Indian-American couple gifts $100 mn to New York engineering school

October 6, 2015 10:20:26 am

In recognition of Chandrika and Ranjan Tandon's generosity and their belief in the school's mission and promise, the school will be renamed the NYU Tandon School of Engineering.

Indian-American professor wins $625,000 MacArthur ‘Genius’ grant

December 25, 2015 11:51:49 pm

Kartik Chandran, an associate professor of earth and environmental engineering, has been named a 2015 MacArthur Fellow

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Indian couple in US sued over autistic son’s behaviour

September 19, 2015 9:45:31 pm

To the Indian-origin parents were issued a preliminary injunction against them to ensure their son does not strike, assault, or batter anyone in the neighbourhood or their personal property.

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7 Indian-origin businessmen charged with tax evasion in US

September 19, 2015 4:34:31 pm

From July 2010 to December 2013, nine defendants, including the seven Indians, collectively defrauded the state out of more than USD 3.5 million in sales taxes, NBC Chicago reported yesterday.

Indian-American teen presented with ‘Champions of Change’ award by White House

September 16, 2015 12:39:07 pm

Swetha Prabhakaran is the Founder and CEO of Everybody Code Now!,

Indian-origin journalist Anita Rani discovers family’s fate during partition through TV show

September 14, 2015 4:38:50 pm

In the programme, Rani broke down after she learnt that her grandfather Sant Singh's wife Pritam Kaur died after falling to the bottom of a well.

Ashok Sridharan wins Germany’s Bonn city mayoral election

September 14, 2015 3:01:00 pm

Ashok Sridharan, who is the son of a migrant from India and a German mother, will take over the reigns of the city administration from the outgoing SPD mayor Juergen Nymptsch on October 21.

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Indian-origin entrepreneur Payal Kadakia in Fortune’s list of powerful women

September 10, 2015 11:03:09 am

Payal Kadakia is the CEO and co-founder of ClassPass, a two-year-old start-up that gives customers access to thousands of boutique fitness classes in their area.

Indian-origin boy crowned Australian spelling bee champ

September 9, 2015 8:12:08 pm

Kathirvel, born in Melbourne to a Tamilian couple, won 50,000 dollars education scholarship along with an impressive 10,000 dollars worth goods for his school yesterday.

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On Teachers’ Day, Indian-American woman professor wins national award

September 4, 2015 6:15:19 pm

The award is intended to recognize the central and crucial role of college professors in training and motivating future electrical and computer engineers.

Indian-origin trader fails to delay extradition bid from UK

August 29, 2015 6:00:23 pm

The ruling comes two weeks after Sarao was released on bail after spending more than 100 days behind bars after his arrest on April 21.

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Indian babysitter gets 19-year jail term for child’s death in US

August 29, 2015 8:06:36 am

The warrant quoted her saying she then pushed the boy in the face and he fell backward, hitting his head.

Rajat Gupta files appeal to overturn insider trading conviction

August 26, 2015 11:23:38 am

Gupta's lawyer Gary Naftalis filed the fresh appeal in the US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit yesterday against the July 2, 2015 ruling by a District Court.

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Indian man charged for trying to bribe politician for license

August 25, 2015 10:44:01 am

Mukundkumar Patel, 52, was charged in criminal information with one count of bribery concerning programs receiving federal funds, US Attorney for the Northern District of Ohio Steven Dettelbach said in a statement.

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FBI tries to fire Indian-origin agent who shot unarmed man

August 22, 2015 12:31:05 pm

The agent, Navin Kalicharan, was off duty and fired at the man from a second-story window, hitting him in the back in July 2012.