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FBI urged to check hate crimes against Sikh-Americans


April 20th, 2012 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 20 (IANS) As many as 92 US lawmakers have urged the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) to collect data on hate crimes against Sikh-Americans as their appearance makes ... Read more...

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Gary Ackerman, friend of India, calls it quits


March 16th, 2012 - 10:46 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 16 (IANS) Gary Ackerman, a longtime Democratic congressman considered a great friend of India, has announced he would not seek re-election, bringing to an end a colourful political ... Read more...

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Partnership Summit to accrue investments for Andhra Pradesh


January 9th, 2012 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 9 (IANS) For the first time in nearly three years, Andhra Pradesh is set to bid for attracting investments when it hosts the 2012 Partnership Summit here ... Read more...

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Obama says would like to run more pragmatic campaigns


October 28th, 2010 - 4:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct. 28 (ANI): U.S. President Barack Obama has said he would like to be more pragmatic in future electoral campaigns, but added that such a change would take place overnight.Becoming ... Read more...

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Indian Americans rally to block F-16s sale to Pakistan


April 6th, 2010 - 2:05 pm ICT by IANS
By Arvind Padmanabhan New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) A group of prominent Indian Americans, led by noted physician Sudhir Parikh, are lobbying hard to block Washington's sale of F-16 combat aircraft to ... Read more...

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After Canada, Dhaka moves US to get Mujib killer


December 2nd, 2009 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Dec 2 (IANS) Bangladesh has moved the US authorities through the Interpol to secure the custody of a former army officer convicted for murdering the country's founding president Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. The ... Read more...

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US House welcomes Manmohan Singh, commends maturing of India-US relations


November 19th, 2009 - 11:15 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Nov 19 (IANS) In a rare gesture, the US House of Representatives has unanimously adopted a resolution commending the maturing of India-US relations and welcoming Prime Minister Manmohan ... Read more...

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Obama baiter Wilson has an Indian American fan base


September 16th, 2009 - 2:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep.16 (ANI): He may have faced derisive comments and stares for heckling President Barack Obama in Congress during an address on healthcare reform, but Republican South Carolina Congressman Joe Wilson ... Read more...

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INSI welcomes Daniel Pearl Act passed by US House


June 13th, 2009 - 1:05 pm ICT by ANI
Brussels, June 13 (ANI): The International News Safety Institute on Friday welcomed passage of the Daniel Pearl Freedom of the Press Act by the US House of Representatives and urged the Senate ... Read more...

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US bill for inter-parliamentary exchange with India moved


May 19th, 2009 - 11:32 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, May 19 (IANS) A bill calling for an annual meeting between political leaders from India and the United States for discussion on common issues of interest in their ... Read more...

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US bill links Pakistan aid to not backing anti-India activities


April 30th, 2009 - 11:32 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, April 30 (IANS) An influential US lawmaker plans to co-sponsor a bill that would link US economic assistance to Pakistan to Islamabad's pledge not to support anti-India activities.The ... Read more...

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India, US to maintain dialogue on climate change


March 26th, 2009 - 10:47 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, March 25 (IANS) India and the US have agreed to continue their high level dialogue on climate change in the run up to the Copenhagen conference to evolve ... Read more...

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LeT behind Mumbai carnage, running camps with Pak officials connivance: US congressman


December 21st, 2008 - 12:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 21 (ANI): A prominent US lawmaker has held Pakistan based Lashkar-e-Taiba responsible for carrying out the Mumbai terror attacks that killed 179 people, and also said that the LeT ... Read more...

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US Congress passes resolution condemning Mumbai attacks


December 12th, 2008 - 10:24 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec.12 (ANI): The U.S. House of Representatives last night passed a resolution condemning last months terrorist strikes in Mumbai that claimed nearly 200 lives and injured about 300. The House passed ... Read more...

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US lawmakers across political divide seek quick n-deal approval


September 17th, 2008 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 17 (IANS) A group of lawmakers from across the political divide have sought a quick passage of the India-US civil nuclear accord with the Bush administration pushing to get the ... Read more...

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US lawmaker condemns attack on Indian embassy in Kabul


July 8th, 2008 - 10:16 am ICT by IANS
US lawmaker condemns attack on Indian embassy in Kabul Washington, July 8 (IANS) Joe Wilson, co-chair of the Congressional Caucus on India and Indian Americans, has condemned the terrorist attack on the Indian ... Read more...

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Ackerman, PM discuss progress of n-deal


July 4th, 2008 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) US Congressman Gary Ackerman met Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday and underscored the need to put the stalled civilian nuclear deal on fast track so that it ... Read more...

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Time running out, no n-deal after September: Ackerman


July 3rd, 2008 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) With political impasse persisting over the nuclear deal, US Congressman Gary Ackerman Thursday asked India to conclude the next steps before September, failing which it will be ... Read more...

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India must complete nuclear deal by September: US Congressman


July 3rd, 2008 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) Visiting US Congressman Gary Ackerman made it clear Thursday that India will have to complete all formalities by September if it wanted the Indo-US civilian nuclear energy ... Read more...

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Ackerman to discuss n-deal, Iran during India visit


July 2nd, 2008 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) With the government likely to decide soon on the fate of the India-US nuclear deal, US Congressman Gary Ackerman comes here Wednesday night with a clear message ... Read more...

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Convention of Indian physicians in US begins


June 25th, 2008 - 11:09 pm ICT by IANS
New York, June 25 (IANS) The largest forum of Indian American physicians in the US has started its 26th annual convention in Las Vegas to discuss latest issues in healthcare. Indian Health ... Read more...

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Ackerman, pro-nuclear deal Democrat, comes to India next week


June 25th, 2008 - 5:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) As hopes recede about the consummation this year of the India-US nuclear agreement, the government is gearing to get a sense of the fate of the deal ... Read more...

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US Congressional delegations will monitor Pak general elections


February 15th, 2008 - 11:54 am ICT by admin
Washington, Feb 15 (ANI): Two US Congressional delegations, including senior lawmakers from both the Senate and the House of Representatives, will observe the February 18 elections in Pakistan.The delegates are likely to ... Read more...

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