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Indian-American fundraiser in Chicago sentenced to two years for fraud

Chicago -- Raghuveer Nayak, an Indian-American fundraiser for convicted politicians Jesse Jackson Jr. and Rod Blagojevich, has been sentenced to two years in prison and fined $500,000 for health care fraud.

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02/21/14
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USAID’s Rajiv Shah wins lavish praise from Obama

Washington -- Citing immigrants' absolute faith in the American dream, Rajiv Shah, the Indian-American administrator of the US Agency for International Development (USAID), has given a call to "end extreme poverty in our lifetime."

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02/21/14
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Sanjeev Kulkarni named dean of Princeton Graduate School

Washington -- Yet another Indian-American has been named to a top academic job with the appointment of Sanjeev Kulkarni as the next dean of the prestigious Princeton University Graduate School.

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02/21/14
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Indian-American community honors Congressman Joe Crowley

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New York, Feb 4 -- Indian American community in Jackson Heights and broader Queens area of New York has honoured Joe Crowley, Democratic member of the US House of Representatives for his efforts on behalf of the community.

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02/04/14
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Texas man from India says medical records may prove wife didn’t murder son

Washington, Feb 4 -- The husband of an Indian-American woman charged with the murder of their son in Texas has cited medical records to claim that his wife did not kill their 10-year-old child.

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India-born Satya Nadella named Microsoft CEO

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Washington, Feb 4 -- The search is finally over. Software giant Microsoft has named Hyderabad-born Satya Nadella as its new CEO to replace Steve Ballmer, making him perhaps the most powerful Indian-born tech executive in the world.

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02/04/14
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Indian-origin parents held in Connecticut in baby death case

New York, Jan 31 -- The parents of a 19-month-old boy in Connecticut, who died from head injuries after his babysitter allegedly slammed him to the floor, have been arrested.

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01/31/14
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Pulkit Singh, Son of Slain Parents Found Dead in Phildelphia

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New York, Jan 20 -- An Indian American student, who found his parents shot to death in their family home in Syosset, a hamlet in New York's Nassau County seven years ago has been found dead in Philadelphia.

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01/20/14
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Obama nominates Indian-American Shamina Singh to Corporation for National and Community Service

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Washington -- US President Barack Obama has nominated Indian-American businesswoman Shamina Singh to the board of directors of a federal agency charged with strengthening communities and fostering civic engagement through service and volunteering.

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01/19/14
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Baylor names Dr. Meera Chandrasekhar as recipient of $250,000 National Teaching Cherry Award

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WACO, Texas - Baylor University has named Meera Chandrasekhar, Ph.D., professor of physics and astronomy and Curator's Teaching Professor of Physics at the University of Missouri, as the 2014 recipient of the Robert Foster Cherry Award for Great Teaching. The Cherry Award is the only national teaching award - with the single largest monetary reward of $250,000 - presented by a college or university to an individual for exceptional teaching.

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01/19/14
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