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Women wear hijab in support of hate victim


April 5th, 2012 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 5 (IANS) One million women worldwide have posted their pictures on Facebook wearing the hijab to show their support for an Iraqi immigrant in the US who ... Read more...

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Man rescued from drainage pipe


November 22nd, 2011 - 12:25 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 22 (IANS/EFE) A 25-year-old man who tried to cross into the US illegally through a drainage pipe had to be rescued Monday near the estuary of the Tijuana ... Read more...

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Immigrant found hiding in sports bag in Spain


August 4th, 2011 - 11:33 am ICT by IANS
Melilla (Spain), Aug 4 (IANS/EFE) Authorities have discovered inside a sports bag a Moroccan youth who was trying to illegally get to Barcelona in the trunk of a relative's vehicle.The ... Read more...

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Indian-origin man jailed for life in Britain


June 9th, 2011 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 9 (IANS) A 60-year-old Indian-origin immigrant has been sentenced to life in prison for battering a man to death in Britain, a media report said.Jaswinder Singh - who ... Read more...

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TiE turning immigrants into millionaires


May 18th, 2011 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, May 18 (IANS) The Indus Entrepreneurs (TiE) in Canada is making its mark by turning struggling Indian immigrants into successful entrepreneurs.Under its mentorship programme, TiE Toronto has turned million-dollar ... Read more...

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Obama seeks immigration reform lest India, China beat US


May 11th, 2011 - 11:51 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 11 (IANS) US President Barack Obama has made an impassioned call for immigration reform projecting it as a boost to America's competitiveness so that China or India ... Read more...

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Winehouse paid $1.5 mn for Moscow show


December 22nd, 2010 - 3:03 am ICT by IANS
London, Dec 22 (IANS) Singer Amy Winehouse took home a handsome pay of $1.5 million after performing for two hours at a Moscow show.The performance was organised by a Russian businessman ... Read more...

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Romanian girl aged 10 gives birth to healthy baby in Spain


November 3rd, 2010 - 2:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 03 (ANI): A ten-year-old Romanian girl has become one of the world's youngest mothers after she gave birth to a baby in a hospital in Spain.The baby weighed 6lb 6oz ... Read more...

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Germany moves to criminalise ‘forced marriages’ to wipe out traditional Muslim practice


October 28th, 2010 - 5:29 pm ICT by ANI
Berlin, Oct 28 (ANI): The German government has moved a proposal to criminalise forced marriages in the country, in an attempt to wipe out the traditional Muslim practice.Chancellor Angela Merkel's Cabinet agreed ... Read more...

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‘Fernando Nation’ Revisits The Legend Of Fernando Valenzuela


October 27th, 2010 - 6:28 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Oct 27, (THAINDIAN NEWS) In what was a nostalgic ride for all those who grew up in the 80s under the shadow of 'Fernandomania', ESPN showcased the rise to fame ... Read more...

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Author Belva Plain dies at the age of 95 years


October 18th, 2010 - 8:06 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New Jersey, Oct 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Popular writer Belva Plain has passed away at the age of 95 years. The writer who has over 20 best sellers to her credit passed away ... Read more...

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Four Juveniles Involved In A Grisly Hate Crime In New York To Be Sentenced Today


August 25th, 2010 - 9:40 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Washington, August 25, 2010 (Just Flashed): Four juveniles of New York had confessed that they were components of a bunch of hooligans that victimized Hispanics to satisfy its brutal lust. These four ... Read more...

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Teenage reality show contestant helped developer find Ground Zero mosque site


August 19th, 2010 - 5:28 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Aug.19 (ANI): As if the mosque controversy could not get any weirder, it turns out the person who found the site two blocks from Ground Zero was a teenage reality ... Read more...

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Bosnian man pleads not guilty in New York subway plot


August 7th, 2010 - 6:50 am ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 7 (DPA) An immigrant from Bosnia-Herzegovina Friday pleaded not guilty to charges that he planned to bomb a New York subway. Adis Medunjanin was arraigned before a Federal Court in ... Read more...

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Women’s minister says ‘honour killings’ won’t be tolerated in Canada


July 13th, 2010 - 5:25 pm ICT by ANI
Toronto, July 13 (ANI): Canada's Minister for Women has warned that honour killings and other violence against women will not be tolerated in the country."There is a small minority in some communities ... Read more...

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Orly Taitz Does Not Get The Ticket To Secretary Of State Race


June 9th, 2010 - 6:58 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Orly Taitz did not manage to win in the primary elections of California, which was held for the post of Governor and the Senatorial seat.This comes as rather a ... Read more...

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Shakira fights Arizona’s anti-immigration law


April 30th, 2010 - 1:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 30 (ANI): Colombian singer Shakira is protesting a new tough immigration law in Arizona, United States.According to AZCentral.com, the 33-year-old singer met with the mayor of Phoenix, Phil ... Read more...

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Bruce Springsteen awarded with the ‘Ellis Island Family Heritage’ award


April 23rd, 2010 - 9:49 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Apr 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Singer Bruce Springsteen was awarded with the ‘Ellis Island Family Heritage Award’ by the Statue of Liberty-Ellis Island Foundation. The foundation said that it was ... Read more...

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‘Leaving India…’ about fascinating journeys across world (IANS Book Review)


April 11th, 2010 - 9:46 am ICT by IANS
By Shubha Singh Book: "Leaving India: My Family's Journey From Five Villages To Five Continents"; Author: Minal Hajratwala; Publisher: Tranquebar Press; Price: Rs.595The Gujarati diaspora has always been much more energetic and entrepreneurial ... Read more...

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Famous Teacher Jaime Escalante Dies At 79


March 31st, 2010 - 8:02 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Reno, Mar 31, (THAINDIAN NEWS) 79 year old mathematics teacher of East Los Angeles high-school Jaime Escalante, who changed the notion regarding the inner-city students who are poor in mastering ... Read more...

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US Army gets its first Sikh graduate in 25 years


March 23rd, 2010 - 12:24 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 23 (IANS) Captain Tejdeep Singh Rattan, a 31-year-old dentist, has become the first Sikh in over 25 years to be allowed to complete US Army officer basic training without giving ... Read more...

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Auckland Indians celebrate India’s Republic Day a day before


January 25th, 2010 - 4:32 pm ICT by ANI
Auckland (New Zealand), Jan.25 (ANI): Indians living in Auckland, New Zealand celebrated the Indian Republic Day here yesterday.Thousands gathered in Manukau and Aotea Square for mini-parades, cultural concerts and Indian food fairs ... Read more...

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Pictures of Annie Moore - 1st immigrant of Elis Island revealed


January 5th, 2010 - 12:36 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Jan 4 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Pictures of Annie Moore who was the first immigrant to land at the Ellis Island have been found. She was a teenager when she landed ... Read more...

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Population increases in US, new American born every 14 seconds


December 30th, 2009 - 8:29 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, Dec 30 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Despite the recession, US experienced an increase in its population by about 1 percent. An increase in births pushed the U.S. population up about 1 ... Read more...

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Population Expected To Increase Every 14 Seconds In 2010


December 30th, 2009 - 7:18 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Dec. 30, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A recent survey has indicated that at the rate the percentage of births is growing in America, by the onset of the next year, a new ... Read more...

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Illegal migration from Bangladesh, China matter of concern: Ravi


December 1st, 2009 - 2:15 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Dec 1 (IANS) Illegal immigration by Bangladeshi and Chinese nationals is a cause for concern, Overseas Indian Affairs Minister Vayalar Ravi said here Tuesday. Ravi was speaking to reporters after ... Read more...

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US-based Indian girl’s decision to get nose pierced in trouble in US school


November 9th, 2009 - 12:57 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Nov 9(ANI): A 12-year-old US-based Indian girl Suzannah Pabla is in trouble over her decision to get her nose pierced, which she saw as a way to connect with her ... Read more...

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Immigrant allowed to stay in Britain, thanks to pet cat!


October 18th, 2009 - 2:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 18 (ANI): An immigrant in Britain, who was about to be deported, has been allowed to stay in the country after a court ruled in his favour - just because ... Read more...

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Canada best for immigrants, says UNDP


October 6th, 2009 - 10:23 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, Oct 6 (IANS) Canada has been lauded as a role model for the rest of the world for accepting new immigrants. A new report by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) praises ... Read more...

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Life in Melbourne not up to expectations: Overseas female students


October 4th, 2009 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Oct 4 (IANS) Life in this Australian city does not live up to expectations, say overseas female students in a survey that revealed "international students have been seriously affected by the ... Read more...

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US-born Asian-American women more likely to contemplate suicide


August 18th, 2009 - 1:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 18 (ANI): A new study has found that US-born Asian American women are more likely to contemplate suicide as compared to the general population.The study from University of Washington has ... Read more...

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Bernoulli numbers solved by a 16 year-old


May 31st, 2009 - 1:04 am ICT by GD
The three century old mathematical problem called the Bernoulli numbers was solved by the mathematical genius Mohamed Altoumaimi. This 16 year-old teenager took four months to get to the solution. Experts claim ... Read more...

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Julia Roberts’ honours pal Tom Hanks with F-letter fusillade!


April 29th, 2009 - 1:49 pm ICT by ANI
New York, April 29 (ANI): Julia Roberts paid a heartfelt tribute to her pal Tom Hanks - including some F-jibes - at a Film Society of Lincoln Center event honouring the actor.According ... Read more...

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Pakistani Taliban claims responsibility for US shooting


April 4th, 2009 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 4 (IANS) Pakistan's Taliban chief Baitullah Mehsud Saturday claimed responsibility for the attack on a US immigration centre in New York in which 13 people were killed, Geo TV ... Read more...

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Romanian pleads guilty to theft of Hitler bookmark


March 13th, 2009 - 12:10 pm ICT by IANS
San Francisco/Seattle, March 13 (DPA) An immigrant to the US from Romania had pleaded guilty to charges that he stole a bookmark that apparently belonged to Nazi dictator Adolf Hitler from an ... Read more...

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