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Indian American actor held in $13 mn extortion plot


August 23rd, 2012 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
Chicago, Aug 23 (IANS) A small-time Indian-American actor has been arrested by federal agents on charges of trying to extort millions of dollars from five business tycoons, including Harvey Weinstein, ... Read more...

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Indian-American law student sues Preet Bharara


July 26th, 2012 - 12:58 pm ICT by IANS
New York, July 26 (IANS) A second-year Indian-American law student has filed a lawsuit against Manhattan's famed Indian-American US district attorney Preet Bharara and the US Marshals Service for seizing ... Read more...

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Indian American manager pleads guilty to insider trading


May 22nd, 2012 - 11:48 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 22 (IANS) A former executive at Yahoo! and a former Indian-American mutual fund manager have pleaded guilty to fraud and insider trading charges relating to deals between Yahoo and ... Read more...

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US agent accused of buying guns for Mexican cartels


April 13th, 2012 - 11:23 am ICT by IANS
El Paso (Texas), April 13 (IANS/EFE) A US Border Patrol agent and his girlfriend are in custody on charges of conspiring to buy firearms and ammunition and smuggle them to ... Read more...

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Indian American charged for ‘phantom’ payday loan scam


April 12th, 2012 - 10:48 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 12 (IANS) US authorities have charged an Indian American and two companies he controls for allegedly running a scheme to collect "phantom" payday loan debts that included harassing ... Read more...

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US sues Apple, publishers over e-book pricing


April 12th, 2012 - 6:04 am ICT by IANS
New York, April 12 (IANS) The US government Wednesday filed an antitrust lawsuit against Apple and five major book publishers, saying they conspired to limit market competition in electronic book ... Read more...

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Claims in wage suit in US without merit: TCS


April 3rd, 2012 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 3 (IANS) Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) Tuesday said the claims made in a class action suit for violating rights of its non-US citizen workers in the US were ... Read more...

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Fai’s Kashmir lobby was front for Pakistani intelligence: US


March 31st, 2012 - 11:55 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 31 (IANS) Kashmiri separatist Ghulam Nabi Fai, who has been sentenced to two years in prison for concealing his links to Pakistan's spy agency, operated his lobbying ... 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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Government wants curbs on maid’s claim case in US (Lead)


March 12th, 2012 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 12 (IANS) The government Wednesday approached the Delhi High Court seeking directions to restrain an Indian maid, awarded nearly $1.5 million relief for alleged ill-treatment by an ... Read more...

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Rana’s plea for fresh trial rejected


January 31st, 2012 - 12:04 pm ICT by IANS
Chicago, Jan 31 (IANS) A US court has rejected the plea of a fresh trial by Pakistan-born Canadian businessman Tahawwur Rana, convicted of aiding terror outfit Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) which is ... Read more...

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Ranbaxy settles issue with US health regulator


December 21st, 2011 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Dec 21 (IANS) Drug firm Ranbaxy Wednesday said it has inked an agreement with the US health regulator for lifting a ban on import of drugs from its two facilities ... Read more...

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Indian scientist charged with sending drug ‘recipes’ to India


December 1st, 2011 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 1 (IANS) An Indian American scientist has been charged with emailing trade secrets from an American drug company to his brother-in-law in India, who was setting up a ... Read more...

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Indian American jailed for sexual abuse on plane


August 16th, 2011 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 16 (IANS) A 65-year-old Indian American has been sentenced to a year in federal prison and fined $10,000 for sexually abusing a woman while she slept on ... Read more...

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T-Pain files a lawsuit against auto-tune maker Antares Technologies


July 29th, 2011 - 10:51 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, July 29 (THAINDIAN NEWS) R&B singer T-Pain has filed a lawsuit against Antares Technologies, who are the makers of the popular vocal effect known as ‘auto-tune’. It ought to be ... Read more...

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Pakistani tied to failed Times Square bombing deported


May 23rd, 2011 - 11:12 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 23 (IANS) US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has deported a Pakistani man arrested during the investigation last year into the failed Times Square bombing after he pleaded ... Read more...

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Mumbai terror suspect Rana to be arraigned May 4


April 27th, 2011 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
Chicago, April 27 (IANS) Pakistani Canadian terror suspect Tahawwur Hussain Rana is set to be arraigned in a US district court here May 4 for his role in the November ... Read more...

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Mumbai attack: US charges four top Pakistani terrorists (Lead)


April 26th, 2011 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
Chicago, April 26 (IANS) US federal prosecutors have added four top Pakistani terrorists linked to Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) outfit as accused for helping Pakistani-Canadian Tahawwur Rana to plot the November 2008 ... Read more...

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US charges 4 Pakistani terrorists in 26/11 Mumbai attack


April 26th, 2011 - 10:32 am ICT by IANS
Chicago, April 26 (IANS) US federal prosecutors have added four top Pakistani terrorists tied to Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) as accused in the case against Pakistani-Canadian LeT operative Tahawwur Rana for helping ... Read more...

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Apple sues Samsung over Galaxy phones, tablets


April 19th, 2011 - 5:36 am ICT by IANS
San Francisco, April 19 (IANS) Apple Inc. has sued Samsung Electronics Co. over patent infringement in a latest suit, Xinhua reported Monday.The suit, filed last Friday in US District Court ... Read more...

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Freelance journalist sues Huffington Post for unpaid blog use


April 13th, 2011 - 8:28 am ICT by ANI
New York, Apr. 13 (ANI): A freelance journalist has sued The Huffington Post for not paying bloggers for the value they created for the website, which America On Line (AOL) bought for ... Read more...

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Pakistani American jailed for 23 years for terror plot


April 12th, 2011 - 10:28 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 12 (IANS) A Pakistani American accused of helping what he thought was an attempt to bomb Metro stations in the Washington area last year has been sentenced to ... Read more...

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Mumbai terror suspect Rana’s trial on May 16


April 12th, 2011 - 10:13 am ICT by IANS
Chicago, April 12 (IANS) The trial of Pakistani-Canadian Tahawwur Rana, co-accused with David Headley in the November 2008 Mumbai terrorist attacks, is expected to start in Chicago as scheduled May ... Read more...

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US court asks Congress to answer charges on 1984 attacks on Sikhs


March 23rd, 2011 - 11:52 am ICT by IANS
New York, March 23 (IANS) India's Congress party has been asked to respond by April 1 to "summons" issued by a US court to answer charges of "conspiring, aiding, abetting ... Read more...

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Ajit Singh’s son-in-law caught in US Iran sting


March 4th, 2011 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 4 (IANS) Vikramaditya Singh, the son-in-law of India's Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD) leader Ajit Singh, has been fined $100,000 and sentenced to three years' probation by a US ... Read more...

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US court summons Congress party on Sikh riots case


March 2nd, 2011 - 11:23 am ICT by IANS
New York, March 2 (IANS) A US court has issued summons to India's Congress party to answer charges of "conspiring, aiding, abetting and carrying out organized attacks on Sikh population ... Read more...

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Motorola hit with trademark suit just before Xoom launch


February 25th, 2011 - 12:01 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Feb 25 (IANS) Just as Motorola Mobility Inc. was all ready to launch its Xoom tablet in the United States this week, it has been hit with a trademark lawsuit ... Read more...

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US Sikh group campaigns against immunity for Kamal Nath


February 16th, 2011 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Feb 16 (IANS) A Sikh community group has started a campaign to press the US government to deny diplomatic immunity to Indian Urban Development Minister Kamal Nath for his ... Read more...

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Jackson’s estate sues memorabilia company


January 21st, 2011 - 11:32 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 21 (IANS) Late pop legend Michael Jackson's estate is suing a businessman working with his mother Katherine Jackson to sell memorabilia related to the deceased singer.Howard Mann's website jacksonsecretvault.com ... Read more...

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Clarence Dupnik Suspects Arizona Shooter Had An Accomplice


January 9th, 2011 - 6:30 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Tucson, Jan 9, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Clarence Dupnik, the County Sheriff of Pima has brought forward the names of people who were killed in the mass shooting that took place in ... Read more...

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Gold burglar targeting South Asian homes gets 3 years


December 4th, 2010 - 10:11 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Dec 4 (IANS) A New York City woman who admitted being part of a ring of picky burglars which targeted dozens of South Asian homes in Washington suburbs has ... Read more...

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Dr Reddy’s launches anti-asthma tablets in US


November 20th, 2010 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 20 (IANS) After receiving a regulatory approval from the US Food and Drug Administration (USFDA), pharmaceutical major Dr Reddy's Laboratories Saturday launched its anti-asthma tablets in the American market.The ... Read more...

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Former IBM Exec Robert Moffat Sentenced to 6 Months, $50,000 Fines


September 14th, 2010 - 10:52 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Sep 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Robert Moffat spent 31 years working for IBM and is now facing six months in prison after he plead guilty in March, and admitted that he has given ... Read more...

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US court stops Obama government’s funding of embryonic stem cell research


August 24th, 2010 - 12:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 24 (ANI): A US district court has issued a temporary injunction against expanded federal funding of human embryonic stem cell research, which was part of a new policy outlined ... Read more...

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Rod Blagojevich Convicted on One Count, Mistrial Called on 23 Others


August 18th, 2010 - 7:57 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Aug 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Rod Blagojevich has been convicted by jury on one count of making false statements to the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), but the judge declared a mistrial ... Read more...

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