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Two Indian-Americans selected for ACE fellowship

The 2017-18 class will kick off its work this fall as ACE prepares to celebrate its 100th anniversary in 2018.

29 Apr 2017 3:56 PM

For defrauding bank of USD 484,000, Indian-American sentenced to 20 months

Andhavarapu abused a position of trust as a financial controller which facilitated his commission of the crime, US District Judge said.

29 Apr 2017 12:22 PM

58-year-old Indian teacher sentenced for H-1B visa fraud in US

George Mariadas Kurusu, a H1-B visa holder and former FSISD teacher, has been in federal custody since his arrest in May last year.

28 Apr 2017 7:53 AM

Indian-American named dean of college under Kansas State University

As dean, Amit Chakrabarti will be the college's chief academic and administrative officer.

23 Apr 2017 10:09 AM

Kansas shooting: Indian-Americans honour Grillot for his heroism with $1,00,000

India House is a community centre built by Americans of Indian origin in the Greater Houston area to serve all who need help.

26 Mar 2017 6:03 PM


Indian-Americans raise USD 100,000 for Kansas survivor

Srinivas Kuchibhotla, 32, was killed and his colleague Alok Madasani was critically injured in the shooting.

26 Mar 2017 3:34 PM

Six Indian-Americans among Ellis Island Medal of Honour

The medal has been officially recognised by both Houses of Congress as one of the nation's most prestigious awards.

24 Mar 2017 2:46 PM

55 per cent white Americans view Trump's presidency as 'illegitimate'

A poll has found that a majority of young Americans disapprove of US President Trump's performance.

21 Mar 2017 9:34 AM

Indian-American computer scientist bags NSF's CAREER award

The award is given to about 400 young scholars each year across all disciplines to support their research and educational development.

19 Mar 2017 3:21 PM

Indian-American Sandeep Matharani 4th on list of overpaid CEOs in US: report

Notably, his name has been mentioned several times as a potential candidate for a position in the Trump administration.

19 Mar 2017 11:32 AM


Hyderabad-born Karun Sreerama to lead PWE dept in Houston

If confirmed, he would start work on April 3 and would also become Houston's first Asian department director in the process.

18 Mar 2017 2:06 PM

Texas lawmaker wants men to be fined every time they masturbate

The bill would also impose a 24-hour stay period if the man wanted to undergo a vasectomy or a colonoscopy.

15 Mar 2017 2:24 PM

Govt planning to use LNG as transportation fuel: Dharmendra Pradhan

During his stay, he will interact with Indian-origin scientists and CEOs working in the oil and gas sector and Indian community members.

07 Mar 2017 1:41 PM

'Do you beat your wife': US lawmaker asks Muslims

Bennett, a former US Marine who served in Iraq and Afghanistan, made headlines in 2014 when he made anti-Islam comments on social media.

05 Mar 2017 2:45 PM

Srinivas said good things happen in America: wife of Indian techie killed in Kansas

One bystander told the Kansas City Star that the gunman shouted “get out of my country” before shooting the Indian victims.

25 Feb 2017 12:57 PM


US: Indian-origin philanthropist felicitated for community service

A native of Gabat village in Gujarat, Ramesh Shah was also awarded the ‘Pravasi Bharatiya Samman’ last month in Bangalore.

23 Feb 2017 9:52 AM

In a first, Texas state backs Trump's travel ban

The order banned refugees for 120 days, except those from Syria, who were banned indefinitely.

17 Feb 2017 12:49 PM

US-born Muslim scientist detained, forced to unlock NASA-issued phone

CAIR filed numerous complaints against CBP for demanding that Muslim-American citizens give up their details when they return to US.

14 Feb 2017 12:03 PM

Woman pilot removed after ranting over divorce, Trump

A passenger on the flight said the pilot, who was not in uniform, ‘started to rant to the passengers’ over the plane's intercom.

13 Feb 2017 10:38 AM

US: Indian-American girl nominated for top award in arts

Shreya Bhadriraju has been nominated by The National YoungArts Foundation for exemplary artistic excellence.

07 Feb 2017 3:51 PM