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Yusuffali MA still most powerful Indian in Gulf

Dubai -- Abu Dhabi-based businessman Yusuffali MA emerged as the most powerful Indian businessman in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries for the fourth time in a row in a '100 most powerful Indians' list announced by Arabian Business magazine.

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10/09/13
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Indian-American named county prosecutor in New Jersey

New Jersey -- New Jersey Governor Chris Christie has formally nominated an Indian American Sikh lawyer Gurbir Grewal to be the next Bergen county prosecutor.

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10/09/13
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Indian-American Sri Srinivasan Sworn in as US Appeals Court Judge in DC

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Washington -- Trailblazer Chandigarh-born legal luminary Sri Srinivasan made history as he became the first Indian American to be sworn in as US Appeals Court Judge in DC which is often called the second most powerful court in the US.

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10/02/13
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Obama Nominates Indira Talwani to US District Court in Massachusetts

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Washington -- US President Barack Obama has nominated a leading Indian American lawyer, Indira Talwani, as a judge in the US District Court in Boston, Massachusetts.

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10/02/13
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Indian-Canadian Prem Watsa comes to rescue of Blackberry

Washington, Sep 25 -- Hyderabad-born IITian Prem Watsa, who has come to the rescue of floundering mobile company BlackBerry, has been variously described as "Canada's Warren Buffett", and "billionaire king of lost causes".

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09/25/13
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Three Indian-Americans among America’s 400 richest

Washington, Sep 17 -- Three Indian-Americans figure among America's 400 richest people with Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates retaining the top spot on the Forbes list for the twentieth straight year, at $72 billion.

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09/16/13
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Obama Nominates Puneet Talwar as Assistant Secretary of State for political military affairs

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Washington -- President Barack Obama has nominated Puneet Talwar, a noted Indian-American Middle East policy specialist to a key diplomatic post as the assistant secretary of state for political military affairs.

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09/12/13
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Anti-trafficking crusader Monika Sarkar wins global recognition

Kolkata -- She was married off at 12 for fear of getting trafficked, narrowly escaped from getting 'sold' by her in-laws. Nothing could deter this indomitable woman's fight against human trafficking. Finally, she has now won international recognition.

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09/08/13
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Indian-origin cardiologist Kapil Parakh named White House fellow

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Washington, Aug 29 -- Kapil Parakh, an Indian-origin cardiologist working in Washington area, is among a dozen people chosen by the White House for its prestigious fellowship programme for 2013-14.

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08/30/13
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Singapore former president S R Nathan conferred Top honor, Order of Temasek, First Class

Singapore -- Former Singapore president S.R. Nathan, who is of Indian origin, has been conferred the city state's highest honour, the Order of the Temasek, First Class.

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08/10/13
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