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Obama names Indian-American to communications body


November 1st, 2011 - 10:44 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 1 (IANS) President Barack Obama has named an Indian American lawyer Ajit Varadaraj Pai, a Republican, and Jessica Rosenworcel, a Democrat, as Commissioners on the bipartisan Federal ... Read more...

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Australian woman may become richest in world


June 28th, 2011 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 28 (IANS) Gina Rinehart, an Australian business woman who inherited a debt-ridden mining company from her father 20 years ago, is predicted to become the world's richest ... Read more...

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It’s the Star Spangled Banner’s birthday!


September 15th, 2010 - 12:10 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sep 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) It’s exactly 196 years ago today, that an attorney, Francis Scott Key wrote the words of the poem that was adopted as the American National Anthem and given ... Read more...

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Yet another Indian American joins USAID


August 24th, 2010 - 12:05 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Aug 24 (IANS) Sohini Chatterjee, an Indian American lawyer involved in development work worldwide, has been appointed as Senior Advisor in the Office of Donor Engagement in the US ... Read more...

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American prosecutor to sue UN chief for sexual, racial discrimination


August 6th, 2010 - 5:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug.6 (ANI): An American lawyer has decided to sue UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, for sexual and racial discrimination after Ban repeatedly blocked his appointment to a key post. American Robert ... Read more...

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NY Rep Maloney too busy to debate with Indian American challenger


August 2nd, 2010 - 2:00 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Aug.2 (ANI): Nine time New York Representative Carolyn B. Maloney is reported to be ignoring invites to have a debate with first-time Indian American challenger and Democratic congressional hopeful Reshma ... Read more...

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Obama names Preeta Bansal on body to make government work better


July 9th, 2010 - 9:55 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, July 9 (IANS) President Barack Obama has named Indian American lawyer, Preeta D. Bansal, as Vice Chair of an administrative reform body described as a "public-private partnership designed ... Read more...

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Pak Govt. can bring back Qaeda suspect Aafia Siddiqui in a day if it wants: US counsel


June 11th, 2010 - 6:25 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Jun.11 (ANI): Hinting that the Pakistan Government was not serious in bringing back Dr. Aafia Siddiui, the Al-Qaeda terror suspect currently detained in a US jail, her American lawyer has said ... Read more...

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Star Jones recovering after surgery


March 22nd, 2010 - 7:34 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
March 22, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Star Jones American lawyer and TV personality underwent cardiac surgery on Wednesday related to rarely-performed surgery she had three decades ago after developing a thoracic ... Read more...

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Erin Brockovich says film was a curse


February 6th, 2010 - 1:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, February 6 (ANI): American lawyer Erin Brockovich, who turned into a common household name after her story was told in a biopic starring Julia Roberts in the lead, has said the ... Read more...

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Indian American lawyer to plead guilty to $2 mn fraud


October 3rd, 2009 - 11:05 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Oct 3 (IANS) An Indian-American lawyer has agreed to plead guilty to two felony charges relating to a scheme where he took more than $2 million awarded in a ... Read more...

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Obama names Punjab-born Preet Bharara as US attorney


May 16th, 2009 - 10:40 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, May 15 (IANS) President Barack Obama has nominated Preet Bharara, a Punjab born Indian-American lawyer, to become the US attorney for Southern District of New York.Bharara, 40, has ... Read more...

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Taliban advance deeper into Pakistan


April 17th, 2009 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
Peshawar (Pakistan), Apr.17 (ANI): The Taliban have advanced deeper into Pakistan by engineering a class revolt that exploits profound fissures between a small group of wealthy landlords and their landless tenants, ... Read more...

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Taliban advancing deeper into Pakistan: NYT


April 17th, 2009 - 11:38 am ICT by IANS
New York, April 17 (IANS) The Taliban have advanced deeper into Pakistan by engineering a class revolt that exploits profound fissures between a small group of wealthy landlords and their landless ... Read more...

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British celebrities’ assets seized under draconian California law


April 3rd, 2009 - 3:11 pm ICT by ANI
Los Angeles (US), Apr. 3 (ANI): California has used a draconian law to seize millions of pounds worth of assets belonging to Britons, including some of the biggest names in show ... Read more...

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Brit MP asks Afghanistan to explain release of Taliban commander


March 13th, 2009 - 3:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar.13 (ANI): The release of a former Guantanamo Bay Taliban detainee has not gone down well with a parliamentarian in Britain, who is now demanding an explanation from Kabul on ... Read more...

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High-end call girl claims Eliot Spitzer almost choked her during sex


March 9th, 2009 - 1:55 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Mar 9 (ANI): American lawyer and former politician Eliot Spitzer has landed in another scandal after a call girl revealed that he got aggressive during their sex role play ... Read more...

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Indian American named to key White House position


February 8th, 2009 - 11:37 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 7 (IANS) President Barack Obama has named Indian American lawyer Nicholas Rathod as one of three Deputy Associate Directors of the White House Office of Intergovernmental Affairs, a key staff ... Read more...

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Obama names two Indian-Americans to key posts (Roundup)


January 20th, 2009 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 20 (IANS) Hours before his inauguration, president-elect Barack Obama Tuesday appointed two leading Indian-American lawyers - Neal Kumar Katyal and Preeta Bansal - to key posts.Neal Kumar Katyal's appointment to ... Read more...

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Obama names Indian-American lawyer Neal Katyal to key post


January 20th, 2009 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 20 (IANS) Hours before his inauguration, president-elect Barack Obama Tuesday tapped another top Indian-American lawyer, Neal Kumar Katyal, to the key post of principal deputy Solicitor General.Katyal, professor of law ... Read more...

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Casual sex, drugs common among Russia’’s expats


January 20th, 2009 - 6:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 20 (ANI): Casual sex, binge drinking and drug use are an integral part of expats in Moscow, according to a lawyer.However, detailing her sexual exploits on net has put ... Read more...

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Obama names Indian-American lawyer Preeta Bansal to key post


January 20th, 2009 - 10:54 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 20 (IANS) President-elect Barack Obama has appointed a leading Indian-American lawyer Preeta Bansal as General Counsel and Senior Policy Advisor at the Office of Management (OMB) and Budget at the ... Read more...

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Dr Death quits extradition fight to face court in Australia


June 26th, 2008 - 12:11 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, June 26 (ANI): Dr Jayant Patel, a doctor of Indian origin who acquired the sobriquet Dr Death for botching several surgeries resulting in his patients deaths, has dropped plans to ... Read more...

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Dr Deaths extradition delayed by three weeks


June 3rd, 2008 - 11:44 am ICT by ANI
Melbourne, June 3 (ANI): Dr Jayant Patel, a doctor of Indian origin who acquired the sobriquet Dr Death for botching several surgeries resulting in his patients deaths, has successfully delayed his ... Read more...

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U.S. court ruling could lead to fresh bail bid by Dr. Death


May 31st, 2008 - 3:04 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 31 (ANI): A ruling by a U.S. judge on Monday, is likely to help Dr Jayant Patel to file a fresh bid for bail against moves to have him ... Read more...

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Indian American named to US body on terrorism


May 22nd, 2008 - 10:48 am ICT by admin
By Arun Kumar Washington, May 22 (IANS) A leading Indian American lawyer, Rahul 'Richard' Verma, has been appointed to a US Congressional Commission on the Prevention of Weapons of Mass Destruction Proliferation and ... Read more...

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Indian American lawyer sues TV serial producers for libel


March 22nd, 2008 - 10:07 am ICT by admin
New York, March 22 (IANS) An Indian American lawyer who claims he was defamed by an episode of popular crime drama "Law & Order" can press on with his $15 million libel ... Read more...

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Dr. Deaths assets ‘may be frozen’, says American lawyer


March 17th, 2008 - 1:22 pm ICT by admin
Melbourne, Mar.17 (ANI): A U.S. District Court judge might order the assets of Dr. Jayant Patel to be frozen ahead of a "slew" of civil lawsuits expected to be lodged by ... Read more...

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