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Indian-American Harmeet Dhillon says she is being attacked by fellow Republicans because of her Sikh faith

WASHINGTON: Harmeet Dhillon, a prominent Indian-American attorney who is running for Republican National Committee (RNC) chairwoman, has alleged that she is facing bigoted attacks from her fellow party leaders because of her Sikh faith and asserted that she will not give up and continue to be in the race for the top position.Dhillon, 54, a […]

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Indian-origin student receives scholarship for research in advanced water treatment using membrane technology

NEW YORK: An Indian-American PhD student has received a fellowship from the American Membrane Technology Association (AMTA) and the US Bureau of Reclamation for undertaking cutting-edge and innovative research in the field of advanced treatment of alternative water supplies.Harsh Patel, a Chemical Engineering PhD student and Graduate Research Assistant at the University of Michigan was […]

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Indian-origin driver charged in Australia over accident that killed four passengers from Punjab

MELBOURNE: A 41-year-old Indian-origin driver has been charged in Australia over an accident that killed four passengers from India when his car collided with a utility vehicle, according to media reports.Harinder Singh, who remains in hospital under police guard, was charged on Wednesday with four counts of dangerous driving causing death, The Age newspaper reported.The […]

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Indian-origin woman sentenced to 14 years in jail in Singapore for fatally abusing maid

SINGAPORE: A 64-year-old Indian-origin woman was on Monday sentenced to 14 years in jail in Singapore for joining her daughter in torturing the latter’s maid, who eventually died from a brain injury in 2016. Prema S Naraynasamy pleaded guilty in November 2021 to 48 charges, mostly of voluntarily causing hurt to domestic help, 24-year-old Myanmar […]

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US Student Visa Interview: US says issued 1,25,000 student visas to Indians in 2022, making efforts to reduce interview appointment time | India News

NEW DELHI: The United States is making every effort to reduce the waiting time for visa interview appointment in India as soon as possible, even as the US embassy and consulates in the country have broken their record by issuing nearly, 1,25,000 student visas in the fiscal year 2022, state department spokesperson Ned Price said […]