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FBI asked to track anti-Sikh hate crimes


September 20th, 2012 - 12:16 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 20 (IANS) A Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) panel will look into demands to track hate crimes against Sikhs motivated by religious bias in the wake of the ... Read more...

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Somali pirate who abducted Indians jailed in US


August 23rd, 2012 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) A Somali pirate responsible for negotiating the ransom of Indian seafarers and others has been sentenced in a US court to multiple life sentences for ... Read more...

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US community groups seek hate crime hearings


August 22nd, 2012 - 11:35 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 22 (IANS) A diverse group of over 150 organisations led by the Sikh Coalition has asked the Senate Judiciary Committee to conduct hearings on hate crimes and the ... Read more...

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Sikh-Americans confident they shall overcome


August 19th, 2012 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 19 (IANS) Confident that the Sikh-American community shall overcome the trauma of the Wisconsin gurdwara shooting, its leaders have sought laws against school bullying, workplace discrimination and ... Read more...

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US House resolution for tracking hate crimes against Sikhs


August 15th, 2012 - 11:09 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 15 (IANS) Seven members of the US House of Representatives have introduced a resolution condemning hate crimes against Sikh Americans and supporting the community's demand that the ... Read more...

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Top US law official calls gurdwara shooting a hate crime


August 11th, 2012 - 11:15 am ICT by IANS
Oak Creek (Wisconsin), Aug 11 (IANS) As thousands of mourners paid their last respects to six Sikh worshippers gunned down at a Sikh gurdwara here, US Attorney General Eric Holder ... Read more...

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Gurdwara gunman shot himself in head: FBI


August 9th, 2012 - 12:42 am ICT by IANS
Oak Creek (Wisconsin), Aug 8 (IANS) Wade Michael Page, the gunman who killed six worshippers at the Sikh gurdwara here Sunday, shot and killed himself after he was wounded by ... Read more...

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‘Their tears would make an ocean overflow’


August 8th, 2012 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
Oak Creek (Wisconsin), Aug 8 (IANS) "Struck by calm & composure of victim families. No trace of rancour. But their tears would fill an ocean, make it overflow."So tweeted India's ... Read more...

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Assure Indians of safety: Krishna to US (Lead)


August 7th, 2012 - 11:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) The US needs to assure the Indian community that they will be safe in that country, External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna said Tuesday after six ... Read more...

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Assure Indian community of its safety, Krishna tells Clinton


August 7th, 2012 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna Tuesday said he had spoken to US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and conveyed to her India's concerns over ... Read more...

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Gurdwara chief braveheart who went down fighting


August 7th, 2012 - 12:28 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 6 (IANS) Satwant Singh Kaleka, the president of the gurdwara in Milwaukee suburb, stood up to the rampaging white supremacist with a knife and fought to the very ... Read more...

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US envoy offers condolences (Third Lead, correcting para four)


August 6th, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) US ambassador Nancy Powell Monday met Sikh leaders here to express grief over the killing of six people in a gurdwara in Wisconsin.Powell called ... Read more...

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Ex-US soldier kills six in gurdwara, India outraged (Roundup)


August 6th, 2012 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
Washington/New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) In the worst hate crime directed at the Sikh community in the US, a former American soldier shot dead six people in a gurdwara ... Read more...

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Gurdwara shooting: US envoy offers condolences (Second Lead)


August 6th, 2012 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) US Ambassador Nancy Powell Monday met Sikh leaders here to express grief over the shooting of six people in a gurdwara in Wisconsin.Powell called ... Read more...

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Gurdwara shooting: FBI looks for motive, India shocked (Fourth Lead)


August 6th, 2012 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
Washington/New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) The US investigating agency FBI has begun to look for the motive behind Sunday's deadly attack on a gurdwara that left six people ... Read more...

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India shocked as FBI hunts for gurdwara killings’ motive (Third Lead)


August 6th, 2012 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
Washington/New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) The FBI has begun to look for the motive behind Sunday's deadly attack on a US gurdwara that left six people dead, even as ... Read more...

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Baldwin’s stalker accused of 20 new counts


July 29th, 2012 - 2:39 am ICT by IANS
New York, July 29 (IANS) Alec Baldwin's lady stalker has been hit with 20 new counts of harassment.The stalker, Canadian actress Genevieve Sabourin, was arrested in April after allegedly turning ... Read more...

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Leniency sought for Indian-American insider trading witness


July 17th, 2012 - 12:02 pm ICT by IANS
New York, July 17 (IANS) US prosecutors have made a plea for leniency for a former Indian-American executive of McKinsey & Co whose testimony helped convict Wall Street giants Raj ... Read more...

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FBI to block virus-infected computers worldwide


July 9th, 2012 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 9 (IANS) The US law enforcement agency FBI will block up to 500,000 users around the world who have a malicious programme installed on their computer, it was ... Read more...

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300,000 computers with deadly virus to lose internet: FBI


July 8th, 2012 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 8 (IANS) Around 300,000 internet users across the world may lose their internet connections July 9 if their computers have been infected with the deadly "Alureon/DNS Changer ... Read more...

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FBI confirms bones collected from canal are Bhanwari Devi’s


July 5th, 2012 - 11:55 pm ICT by IANS
Jodhpur, July 5 (IANS) A Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) report stating that the bones collected from a canal in a rural area here by the CBI were of abducted ... Read more...

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Computers with deadly virus to lose web link: FBI


July 5th, 2012 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 5 (IANS) Internet users across the world have been warned by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) that if they have the "Alureon/DNS Changer bot" virus ... Read more...

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Rajat Gupta convicted on four counts by US jury (Lead)


June 15th, 2012 - 11:53 pm ICT by IANS
New York, June 15 (IANS) Former Goldman Sachs' Indian American director Rajat Gupta was convicted Friday of four of six counts on charges of providing insider tips to convicted hedge-fund ... Read more...

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Russian spy’s belongings on display in US


May 18th, 2012 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The FBI has provided items belonging to Russian spy Anna Chapman for a New York exhibition devoted to secret agents, lifenews.ru said Friday.A female 007, ... Read more...

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Kolkata fortified for Hillary visit


May 6th, 2012 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 6 (IANS) Tight security was in place as US Secretary of State Hilary Clinton arrived in Kolkata Sunday, with even outbound and incoming flights from the Netaji ... Read more...

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Unprecedented security for Hillary’s Kolkata visit


May 5th, 2012 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 5 (IANS) West Bengal's seat of power is barricaded with bamboos, ministers have been asked to use a side gate and reporters will be banned from entering ... Read more...

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Hillary, Mamata likely to discuss FDI, Teesta treaty


May 5th, 2012 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 5 (IANS) As US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton meets West Bengal's first woman Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Monday, discussions on foreign direct investment (FDI) in retail ... Read more...

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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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Shah Rukh victim of US random selection system


April 14th, 2012 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
Chicago, April 14 (IANS) When India's star actor Shah Rukh Khan was detained and questioned for two hours at the Newark International Airport in August, 2009, the action could ... Read more...

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Phone hacking cases against News Corp to be filed in US courts


April 12th, 2012 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 12 (IANS) Law suits will be filed in US courts over alleged phone hacking by media mogul Rupert Murdoch's News Corporation. One case is reportedly linked to ... Read more...

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ISI spy Ghulam Nabi Fai gets 2 years jail (Lead)


March 31st, 2012 - 12:59 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 30 (IANS) Kashmiri separatist Ghulam Nabi Fai, charged with working for Pakistani Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) spy agency to influence American policy on Kashmir, was Friday sentenced ... Read more...

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ISI spy Ghulam Nabi Fai gets 2 years jail


March 31st, 2012 - 12:48 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 30 (IANS) Kashmiri separatist Ghulam Nabi Fai, charged with working for Pakistani Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) spy agency to influence American policy on Kashmir, was Friday sentenced to ... Read more...

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FBI finds girl ‘kidnapped’ by dad


March 16th, 2012 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 16 (IANS) An eight-year-old girl from New York, who was allegedly kidnapped by her father after he was denied custody, has been found by the Federal Bureau of ... Read more...

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Rajat Gupta, Rajaratnam had animosity: defence lawyer


March 3rd, 2012 - 12:27 pm ICT by IANS
New York, March 3 (IANS) The defence team of Goldman Sachs Group's Indian American director Rajat Gupta, accused of insider trading, is seeking material to show "animosity" between Gupta and ... Read more...

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Russian gang nabbed in US for $279 mn fraud


March 1st, 2012 - 4:19 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A gang of 36 Russians has been arrested in New York for allegedly running a $279-million insurance fraud involving fake car accident victims, corrupt doctors ... Read more...

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