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Indian missions in US scramble to clean up visa mess

Washington, June 22 -- Indian missions in the US have turned to social media like Facebook and Twitter as they scrambled to clear up a visa mess in the wake of a change of contractors for processing consular services.

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06/23/14
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Indian-American doctor admits taking bribes for referrals

New York, March 27 (IANS) An Indian-American pediatrician with a New York practice has admitted he accepted bribes in exchange for test referrals as part of a long-running scheme operated by a New Jersey diagnostic laboratory.

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03/29/14
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Food, dance, music at Zamora Temple at Alabama International Asian festival on March 29

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BIRMINGHAM, Alabama – The Alabama Asian Cultures Foundation is having its 2014 International festival at a new, larger location. It’s trying the new location as a possible fit for its new International Peace Plaza, Cultural Educational Center and in future a classical Chinese garden.

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03/29/14
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New York mayor taps three Indian-Americans for key jobs

New York -- New York Mayor Bill de Blasio has tapped three Indian-Americans for key positions with Meera Joshi named to serve as chairperson and CEO of the New York City Taxi and Limousine Commission (TLC).

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03/25/14
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The ‘donkey route’ to Britain: Hair-raising tales of illegal immigration

New Delhi -- Hell-bent on entering Britain, a group of young Punjabis board a container truck in Amritsar for their tough journey to jobs and riches. Freezing and bouncing, they arrive in Kabul, Afghanistan.
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03/25/14
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Indian-American in immigration scam settles with US Securities and Exchange Commission

Washington, March 25 -- An Indian-American businessman and two Chicago based organisations will pay $15 million to settle charges of raising $158 million dollars from close to 300 investors as part of an immigration scam.

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03/25/14
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US lawmakers want Diwali holiday in New York schools

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Washington, Feb 21 -- Noting that Diwali has been gaining increasing recognition in the US, six US lawmakers have urged New York City's education department to include the Indian festival of lights among new public school holidays.

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02/21/14
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Infogroup sues Clinton-backer Vinod Gupta

Washington -- After agreeing to pay $13 million to resolve investors' claims that directors sold Infogroup on the cheap to bail out founder Vinod Gupta, a former financial backer of Bill Clinton, the company's new owners have sued Gupta.
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02/21/14
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Missing Indian-American student Pravin Varughese found dead

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Chicago --  A missing Indian-American student Pravin Varughese was found dead in a wooded area Tuesday, February 18, nearly a week after he was last seen, according to a media report.

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02/21/14
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Kamala Harris seeks re-election as California attorney general

Washington -- California's Indian-American Attorney General Kamala Harris, the first woman as well as the first African American and South Asian to hold the job, has filed her papers for re-election.

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02/21/14
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