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46 mn Americans live in poverty


September 13th, 2012 - 8:04 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 13 (IANS) About 46 million Americans lived in poverty last year, accounting for 15 percent of the population, the US census bureau announced Wednesday.The poverty rate was not ... Read more...

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Indian Americans lead all in income, education: Survey


June 20th, 2012 - 12:43 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 19 (IANS) Asian Americans are the highest-income, best-educated and fastest-growing racial group in the US with Indian Americans leading them all in their levels of income and education, ... Read more...

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Indian Americans grow to 3.2 mn, top in income


November 16th, 2011 - 12:22 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 16 (IANS) Some 3.2 million Indian Americans, including Asian Indians of mixed race, lived in the United States in 2010 as South Asians led all Asian groups in ... Read more...

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Asians buck the trend as poverty rises in US


September 14th, 2011 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 14 (IANS) Asians, including Indian Americans, were the lone exception as the number of poor in US rose for the fourth consecutive year across all racial and ethnic ... Read more...

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Pet owners are healthier, happier


July 12th, 2011 - 12:07 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 12 (IANS/EFE) Even people who aren't struggling with illness can benefit from the emotional support provided by pets, said a study.Researchers also found evidence to dispel the notion ... Read more...

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Westlake, In Texas Is The Most Affluent Neighborhood


January 20th, 2011 - 8:27 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Texas, Jan 20, (THAINDIAN NEWS) If people are planning to settle in Texas, then they must bear in mind the cost of living that is involved in living in that ... Read more...

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Vancouver most expensive place to own house


January 26th, 2010 - 10:45 am ICT by IANS
Vancouver, Jan 26 (IANS) Vancouver is the most expensive city in the world to own a house today, says a report on worldwide housing markets released Monday. The annual report on housing affordability ... Read more...

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2.5 m more people pushed into poverty in US


September 10th, 2009 - 11:45 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 10 (DPA) An extra 2.5 million people were nudged into poverty in the United States in 2008, bringing the poverty rate to an 11-year high as a deep recession began ... Read more...

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Nearly 12 million illegal immigrants in the US


April 15th, 2009 - 9:07 am ICT by IANS
New York, April 15 (IANS) There are an estimated 11.9 million illegal immigrants in the US constituting four percent of the population, according to a study released Tuesday. The study by ... Read more...

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Indian Americans best educated, top earners: US Census


February 20th, 2009 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 20 (IANS) The 1.5 million Indian Americans in the US continue to top the US Census charts as the best-educated, highest-paid and top-placed community among the 38.1 million foreign-born population ... Read more...

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Maryland, life sciences hub, keen to expand ties with India (Lead)


November 23rd, 2008 - 2:22 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 23 (IANS) The life sciences hub of Maryland, abutting the capital city of Washington and home to some 50,000 Indian Americans, is keen to expand ties with India, particularly in ... Read more...

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Maryland keen to further trade ties with India


November 23rd, 2008 - 1:09 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 23 (IANS) The life sciences hub of Maryland is keen to expand ties with India that presents great opportunities for trade and attracting new investment, particularly in cutting edge fields, ... Read more...

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Palins are far richer than most Alaskans


September 30th, 2008 - 2:14 pm ICT by ANI
Anchorage (Alaska, US), Sept.30 (ANI): The small town common folk tag that Alaska Governor Sarah Palin has been touting across the American political landscape while introducing her family, is not true. A ... Read more...

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