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Indian-American takes oath as Fort Bend County Judge in Texas

WEB DESK Indian-American KP George has been sworn in as the Fort Bend County Judge, becoming the first person from the community to hold the office of one of America’s most diverse counties. George, 53, a Democrat and Fort Bend Independent School District Board trustee, defeated Republican Judge Robert Hebert in November polls. In the … Continue reading Indian-American takes oath as Fort Bend County Judge in Texas

UK: Police officer jailed for causing death of Indian-origin shopkeeper

WEB DESK A police officer in United Kingdom, has been sentenced to 18 months in prison by a local court for causing the death of an Indian-origin shopkeeper. Balvinder Singh was driving his vehicle in Wolverhampton when he was hit head-on by a car driven by Staffordshire Police officer Jason Bannister. Singh was rushed to … Continue reading UK: Police officer jailed for causing death of Indian-origin shopkeeper

Foreign workers in Qatar can now leave without prior permission from employers

WEB DESK The long-awaited reform of controversial foreign workers exit visa system came into force in Qatar,today. This was announced on the twitter by Interior Ministry of Qatar in Doha. Under the new law, all but five per cent of a company’s workforce, except those in most senior positions, can leave without prior permission from … Continue reading Foreign workers in Qatar can now leave without prior permission from employers

US: Trump appoints Indian-American Neil as chairman of energy agency

  Agencies/ WASHINGTON / US President Donald Trump on Wednesday appointed Indian-American Neil Chatterjee as chairman of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), an agency charged with overseeing America’s power grid and deciding on multibillion-dollar energy projects. Chatterjee, who is FERC Commissioner, would replace Kevin McIntyre as chairman of the prestigious agency. McIntyre resigned on … Continue reading US: Trump appoints Indian-American Neil as chairman of energy agency

Expats in UAE allowed to stay back after retirement

  AMN / DUBAI Expats in the UAE will be allowed to stay back in the country for a longer period of time after their retirement. A major shift in the residency policy was announced by Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai after a … Continue reading Expats in UAE allowed to stay back after retirement

Prawasi Bhartiya Diwas to be held at Varanasi in Jan 2019

AMN / NEW DELHI The 15th Prawasi Bhartiya Diwas will be held at Varanasi in Uttar Pradesh in January next year. The three day event will begin from 21st of January. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the event and President Ram Nath Kovind will give valedictory speech on the 23rd. Pravasi Bhartiya will be … Continue reading Prawasi Bhartiya Diwas to be held at Varanasi in Jan 2019

V-P Venkaiah Naidu asks Indian diaspora in US not to forget their roots

AMN / Chicago Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu has called upon Indian diaspora in the US not to forget their spiritual and cultural roots and contribute towards building a new and resurgent India. He asked them to uphold India’s core values and beliefs of sharing, caring and treating the entire world as ‘One Family’-Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam. … Continue reading V-P Venkaiah Naidu asks Indian diaspora in US not to forget their roots

Indian man, 2 others killed in US bank shooting

WEB DESK NSD LogoA 25-year-old Indian man was among three people killed when a gunman opened fire in a bank building in the US city of Cincinnati yesterday. The gunman was shot dead by the police. Pruthviraj Kandepi, who hailed from Guntur district of Andhra Pradesh, was killed when 29-year-old Omar Enrique Santa Perez from … Continue reading Indian man, 2 others killed in US bank shooting

PM appreciates role of Indian Diaspora in capacity building for Affordable Solar Power

AMN PM asks concerned Ministries to incorporate outcomes of Pravasi Bharatiya Panel meeting on solar energy in policy-making. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has directed the Ministries of External Affairs and New and Renewable Energy to incorporate in policy making the outcomes of Pravasi Bharatiya panel meeting on solar energy. The panellists of Pravasi Bharatiya Panel … Continue reading PM appreciates role of Indian Diaspora in capacity building for Affordable Solar Power

Indian-American high schooler wins International Geography Bee World Championship

WEB DESK Indian-American high school student Avi Goel has won the world championship at the International Geography Bee’s junior varsity division which was held in Berlin last month. 14-year old Avi is a tenth grader at Silver Creek High School in Evergreen, San Jose, California. He won a gold medal in seven out of the … Continue reading Indian-American high schooler wins International Geography Bee World Championship

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Punjab, Goa in the Semi finals of Boys U-21 Football at KIYG

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Odisha bag KIYG Under-21 men’s hockey gold

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India wins 2nd ODI against Australia by 6 wickets

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Major buildings in India go blue as part of UNICEF’s campaign on World Children’s Day

Our Correspondent / New Delhi Several monuments across India turned blue today Nov 20 – the World Children ...

US school students discuss ways to gun control

             Students  discuss strategies on legislation, communities, schools, and mental health and ...

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Noted Film actor Kader Khan passes away in Canada

Born in Kabul, Khan made his acting debut in 1973 with Rajesh Khanna's "Daag" and has featured in over 300 fil ...

Mortal remains of Mrinal Sen cremated in Kolkata

    Mortal remains of Legendary filmmaker Mrinal Sen, the last of the triumvirate of directi ...

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