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US flu deaths rise to eight, more schools closed


May 21st, 2009 - 4:09 am ICT by IANS
New York/Washington, May 21 (DPA) Worried parents kept children at home in New York Wednesday out of the fear that they might catch A(H1N1) influenza, commonly known as swine flu, after the ... Read more...

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Schools closed after fresh flu outbreak in New York


May 15th, 2009 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
New York, May 15 (DPA) New York authorities Friday closed three high schools following reports of a new outbreak of the swine flu, or influenza A(H1N1), weeks after the city had ... Read more...

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Bhupinder Kaur crowned Maaza Miss India New York


November 7th, 2008 - 10:36 am ICT by IANS
New York, Nov 7 (IANS): Bhupinder Kaur, 23, has been crowned as Maaza Miss India New York 2008.A student of political science and psychology at Hunter College, Bhupinder was declared winner of ... Read more...

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When consul general’s wife greeted Diwali guests in gibberish


October 28th, 2008 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Oct 28 (IANS) The Indian consul general here hosted a Diwali reception to revive the tradition after a few years' gap - and had his wife greet the gathering in ... Read more...

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New York Sikhs march to protest hate crimes


July 1st, 2008 - 1:09 pm ICT by IANS
New York, July 1 (IANS) The Sikh community here marched through the streets in Queens borough protesting a spate of hate crimes against Sikh school students and calling upon the Department of ... Read more...

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Another Sikh student assaulted in New York


June 5th, 2008 - 12:47 pm ICT by IANS
New York, June 5 (IANS) A ninth grade Sikh student of a school here was attacked by a fellow student in another instance of Sikhs becoming targets of hate crime in the ... Read more...

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Indian American charged with killing wife


April 8th, 2008 - 8:20 pm ICT by admin
New York, April 8 (IANS) An Indian American here has been charged with fatally stabbing his wife and slashing his seven-year-old daughter's left arm, the police said Tuesday. Balbir Singh, 34, was ... Read more...

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Pakistani boy in New York guilty of hate crime against Sikh


March 8th, 2008 - 9:13 pm ICT by admin
(Lead)New York, March 8 (IANS) A teenage boy of Pakistani origin has been held guilty by a Queens Supreme Court jury of committing a hate crime by cutting off a Sikh boy's ... Read more...

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New York boy held guilty of hate crime against Sikh


March 8th, 2008 - 6:05 pm ICT by admin
New York, March 8 (IANS) The Queens Supreme Court jury here has held a teenage boy guilty of hate crime for cutting off a Sikh boy's hair by force. Umair Ahmed was ... Read more...

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