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Indian-American woman murdered in California motel


July 12th, 2012 - 10:38 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 12 (IANS) A US Army veteran has been charged in the brutal sexual assault and murder of a 62-year-old Indian American woman at a motel in California run ... Read more...

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Indian-American shot dead in California


April 14th, 2012 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 14 (IANS) A 20-year-old Indian-American, who migrated to the US from Jalandhar in India's Punjab state with his parents seven years ago, has been shot dead in Fremont, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Tibetan from India among US shooting victims


April 4th, 2012 - 11:08 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 4 (IANS) A recent Tibetan immigrant from India, the latest identified victim of Monday's shooting rampage at a small California university, worked for five years in the education ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Google best place to work in US: Fortune


January 20th, 2012 - 9:57 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 20 (IANS) Internet giant Google has been by Fortune magazine as the best place to work in the US.The Mountain View, California-based company hired about 7,000 people in ... Read more...

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9-year-old boy from California becomes youngest ever US chess master


December 23rd, 2010 - 1:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 23 (ANI): Nine-year-old Samuel Sevian from California has become the youngest-ever chess master in the US following a match in San Francisco.Sevian, from Santa Clara, was awarded the title by ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

1,000 Rats, Rescued from a ‘Hoarders’ House up for Adoption in CA


November 24th, 2010 - 1:40 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Nov 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Close to one thousand rats are waiting for a family to adopt them in California after they were rescued from a home which was featured on the reality ... Read more...

Posted in Odd news |

US cop suspended over fake arrest of boy for having sex with his daughter


September 27th, 2010 - 5:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 27 (ANI): A police officer in the US has been suspended after he staged a fake arrest of a 15-year-old boy after discovering the teen was having sex with his ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Apple to offer newspaper subscriptions for iPad


September 16th, 2010 - 11:50 am ICT by IANS
San Francisco, Sep 16 (DPA) Apple is ready to launch a subscription service for newspapers on its Pad tablet computer, according to a report by a Silicon Valley newspaper Wednesday. The San Jose ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Stolen hi-tech phone helps police track thief


July 25th, 2010 - 4:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 25 (IANS) A thief who stole an Apple iPhone from its owner's hands was arrested by police in the US, minutes after being tracked by global positioning system (GPS) software. ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Indian American student wins WSJ’s Daniel Pearl internship


February 11th, 2010 - 2:02 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 11 (IANS) Devin Banerjee, an Indian American student at Stanford University, has been awarded the 2010 Daniel Pearl Memorial Journalism Internship, which will have him working in one of the ... Read more...

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Arnie to swap notebooks with online lessons in California


June 10th, 2009 - 6:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 10 (ANI): In a bid to save State money, California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger has stretched a new plan to replace textbooks with Internet lessons.The actor-turned-politician is facing a ... Read more...

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Schwarzenegger plans to terminate textbooks for eBooks


June 9th, 2009 - 11:27 pm ICT by John Le Fevre
Action movie star and California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger wants to make textbooks history in favor of digital formats.Trying to plug a budget hole of $24.3 billion, the star of the The ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Rajeev Motwani found dead in pool


June 9th, 2009 - 1:28 am ICT by GD
Rajeev Motani passed away on Friday, June 5. His body was found floating in the swimming pool, in the backyard of his house in Atherton. Apparently, the reason of the death ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News |

Police probe into Google mentor Rajeev Motwani awaits autopsy


June 8th, 2009 - 10:26 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, June 8 (IANS) US police is waiting for an autopsy before investigating the apparent accidental drowning death of Rajeev Motwani, IIT-educated, Stanford professor who inspired the co-founders of Google ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Google mentor Rajeev Motwani dies in freak accident


June 7th, 2009 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, June 7 (IANS) Rajeev Motwani, the 47-year-old Indian-American computer science professor at Stanford University who mentored Google's co-founders when they were graduate students, has died from a freak ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Indians’ surge in Silicon Valley continues despite downturn


May 14th, 2009 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, May 14 (IANS) The numbers of Indians and other Asians and Latinos in America's Silicon Valley continued to surge from 2007 to 2008 even as the population growth of ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Stink from office refrigerator leaves 28 ill


May 14th, 2009 - 12:23 pm ICT by IANS
San Francisco, May 14 (DPA) Someone's forgotten lunch did more than just cause an unsightly, smelly mess in one office refrigerator. The smell of rotten food during a clean-out in an office kitchen ... Read more...

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Facing biggest slump since 2002, Silicon Valley firms eye India


April 15th, 2009 - 1:19 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, April 15 (IANS) With major companies in the Silicon Valley suffering the biggest slump since the dot-com bust, some firms are eyeing India and China to recover from the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Silicon Valley firms facing biggest slump since 2002: Report


April 14th, 2009 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
San Francisco, April 14 (Xinhua) Major companies in the Silicon Valley are suffering the biggest slump since the dot-com bust, further proving that the leading technology hub is not immune from the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Six Indians die in US shooting after ‘family quarrel’ (Second Lead)


March 31st, 2009 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
Washington/Chennai, March 31 (IANS) An Indian IT professional in the US fired at his family after a quarrel with his brother-in-law, killing five people including three children. He then shot himself dead ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Six Indians dead in US shooting after ‘family quarrel’ (Lead, Changing dateline)


March 31st, 2009 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 31 (IANS) An Indian IT professional in the US opened fire at his family members following a quarrel with his brother-in-law, killing five people, including three children. He then shot ... Read more...

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Six dead in US murder-suicide, Indian passport found


March 31st, 2009 - 11:11 am ICT by IANS
San Francisco, March 31 (Xinhua) Six people, including three children, were shot dead and one critically injured in an apparent murder-suicide in Santa Clara, a city in the Silicon Valley. An Indian ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Hiltons Repo! The Genetic is plain awful, nearly unwatchable, says critic


November 8th, 2008 - 4:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 8 (ANI): Paris Hiltons new movie Repo! The Genetic Opera has been savaged by film critics insisting that the movie is just plain awful and nearly unwatchable.The remark ... Read more...

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Billionaire investor voices support for Yahoo!


July 20th, 2008 - 1:00 am ICT by IANS
Xinhua Los Angeles, July 19 (Xinhua) Billionaire Bill Miller, Yahoo!'s fourth-largest shareholder, has voiced his support for the Internet giant in its battle with dissident investor Carl Icahn, the San Jose Mercury News ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Google enters Yahoo fray in bid to thwart Microsoft deal


February 5th, 2008 - 1:40 am ICT by admin
San Francisco, Feb 4 (DPA) Google and Yahoo were expected to continue unofficial contacts Monday after Microsoft's bid for Yahoo sparked a furious round of jockeying among the biggest players on the ... Read more...

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