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Deepak Chopra questions Trump’s mental health, requests psychiatric evaluation

Deepak Chopra questions Trump’s mental health, requests psychiatric evaluation

NEW YORK: Indian American new age celebrity guru Dr. Deepak Chopra has questioned the President of the United States Donald Trump’s mental health, via two tweets. Chopra also…

Four dead, at least 20 injured in UK parliament ‘terrorist’ attack

Four dead, at least 20 injured in UK parliament ‘terrorist’ attack

LONDON: Four people were killed and at least 20 injured in London on Wednesday after a car ploughed into pedestrians and an attacker stabbed a policeman close to…

Indian American finds novel Alzheimer’s test to predict age of disease onset

Indian American finds novel Alzheimer’s test to predict age of disease onset

A novel test based on genetic information allows individuals to calculate their age-specific risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease, a study led by an Indian American scientist has revealed.…

COMMUNITY

Indian American postal supervisor in New Jersey charged with embezzlement

Indian American postal supervisor in New Jersey charged with embezzlement

NEW YORK: Amar D. Patel, from Delran, New Jersey, faces charges that he abused his…

Has Modi done the right thing by appointing Yogi Adityanath as UP CM?

Has Modi done the right thing by appointing Yogi Adityanath as UP CM?

India has never been a perfect democracy. But for decades it’s succeeded in being a…

One in three US Muslims fear for safety in Trump presidency: Poll

One in three US Muslims fear for safety in Trump presidency: Poll

More than one in three U.S. Muslims fear they could be targeted by white supremacist…

Lilly Singh will promote her debut book at 30 stops globally

Lilly Singh will promote her debut book at 30 stops globally

NEW YORK: Indo-Canadian YouTube sensation Lilly Singh will promote her debut book ‘How to Be…

India Pavilion star attraction at 2017 INTERPHEX in New York City

India Pavilion star attraction at 2017 INTERPHEX in New York City

  NEW YORK: India Pavilion, hosting a cluster of booths from several India-based companies, was…

IMMIGRATION

Indian American Jenifer Rajkumar appointed Director of Immigration Affairs of New York state

Indian American Jenifer Rajkumar appointed Director of Immigration Affairs of New York state

Governor Andrew Cuomo recently appointed civil rights attorney and Democratic political activist Jenifer Rajkumar as his Director of Immigration Affairs & Special Counsel for the New York Department…

CBS’ hard-hitting ’60 Minutes’ on exploitation of H-1B visa has Grassley tweeting to Trump

CBS’ hard-hitting ’60 Minutes’ on exploitation of H-1B visa has Grassley tweeting to Trump

NEW YORK: The hard-hitting ’60 Minutes’ segment on H-1B visas, titled ‘You’re Fired’, which aired on CBS, on Sunday, and focused on how the work visa has been…

Infosys not to apply for H-1B visa for junior employees

Infosys not to apply for H-1B visa for junior employees

It’s not yet law in the United States, but the fear of impending legislation that may change basic hiring salary to as much as $130,000 annually for any…

Passage To India

Mountain Grain Madness

Mountain Grain Madness

On the Ground in India: Perspectives from American India Foundation’s Clinton Fellows The first thing you notice about Mukteshwar in Uttarakhand…

U.S. AFFAIRS

Delaware declares April as ‘Sikh Awareness and Appreciation Month’

NEW YORK: April will be ‘Sikh Awareness and Appreciation Month’ in Delaware, after its state assembly passed a unanimous resolution to that effect, in a move to…

INDIA

Has Modi done the right thing by appointing Yogi Adityanath as UP CM?

India has never been a perfect democracy. But for decades it’s succeeded in being a representative one. Its politics are raucous, with dozens of parties and unwieldy…

POLITICS

Modi picks Hindu hardliner Yogi Adityanath to lead Uttar Pradesh

Prime Minister Narendra Modi picked Hindu hardliner Yogi Adityanath, who has been accused of inciting violence against India’s Muslim minority, to lead Uttar Pradesh after his party…

SOUTH ASIA

India has ‘extremist elements’, US warns in travel advisory

NEW YORK: India’s tourism is set to take a hit this summer, especially by travelers from the United States, as the US has mentioned that the country…

COMMUNITY

Indian American postal supervisor in New Jersey charged with embezzlement

NEW YORK: Amar D. Patel, from Delran, New Jersey, faces charges that he abused his position as a U.S. Postal Service supervisor to steal cash deposits, U.S.…

ENTERTAINMENT

Arya performed stunts in ‘Kadamban’ sans body double: director

CHENNAI Director Raghava says actor Arya, who plays a Tarzan-like character in upcoming Tamil rural actioner “Kadamban”, went all out to perform action without a body double…

LIFESTYLE

Lilly Singh will promote her debut book at 30 stops globally

NEW YORK: Indo-Canadian YouTube sensation Lilly Singh will promote her debut book ‘How to Be a Bawse: A Guide to Conquering Life’ (Ballantine Books), a manifesto on…

CINEMA

Jacqueline to host Justin Bieber during India visit

Mumbai, Sri Lankan beauty Jacqueline Fernandez will be taking Grammy Award winner and global pop sensation Justin Bieber to a tour around Mumbai during his scheduled trip…