Indian-American teacher jailed for wire fraud (20:06)
Washington, April 27 (IANS) A 58-year-old Indian-American teacher was sentenced to 11 months in jail, which he has already served during the trial, for the wire fraud scheme involving the hiring of Indian nationals to teach in the US.

Haley, Akbaruddin discuss India-US cooperation  (09:22)
By Arul Louis
United Nations, April 27 (IANS) The US Ambassador to the UN, Nikki Haley, the first Indian American to hold a cabinet rank, visited India's UN Mission on Thursday for a wide-ranging discussion with Permanent Representative Syed Akbaruddin.

Indian-American dentist running for Virginia House of Delegates (18:10)
Washington, April 26 (IANS) Indian-American dentist Surya Dhakar is running for Virginia's House of Delegates' 56th District seat.

Indian-American man charged with insider trading (17:42)
Washington, April 26 (IANS) An Indian-American man has been charged with insider trading here by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).

Trump, Trudeau discuss dairy, lumber trade (15:02)
Washington, April 26 (IANS) US President Donald Trump and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau spoke on the phone and discussed issues of bilateral trade after the US earlier this week announced its intention to impose tariffs on Canadian softwood lumber imports.

US Supreme Court to hear case on citizenship revocation (11:28)
By Ashok Easwaran
Chicago, April 26 (IANS) The United States Supreme Court is to begin hearing oral arguments on April 26 in a case which could set a precedent in the revocation of American citizenship of naturalized citizens and is of paramount significance to thousands of Indian residents.

Apple, Cisco, IBM owe their success to world-wide talent sourcing: RBI chief (20:28)
By Arul Louis
New York, April 25 (IANS) The titans at the commanding heights of the tech world owe their success to talent from across the globe, according to Reserve Bank of India Governor Urjit Patel, who pointed to what could be the Achilles heel of the 'America First' policy that seeks to restrict H1-B visas and imports.

Bodies of two Indians lying in Saudi for weeks (14:06)
Jeddah, April 25 (IANS) The bodies of two Indian workers who died in Riyadh are lying in a Saudi mortuary for weeks as their former employer are not ready to bear the cost of transporting them to India.

5 Indians jailed for fraud in Singapore (16:52)
Singapore, April 24 (IANS) Five Indian nationals were jailed here on Monday for making fraudulent Goods and Services Tax (GST) refund claims amounting to 167,253 Singapore dollars (US $120,422) between January 2015 to May last year, a media report said.

Canadian Defence Minister visits Western Naval Command  (17:14)
Mumbai, April 22 (IANS) Canadian Defence Minister Harjit Singh Sajjan on Saturday visited the Western Naval Command here as part of his ongoing tour of India.

Obama appointed Indian American surgeon general asked to resign (Lead) (16:32)
Washington, April 22 (IANS) Indian American Surgeon General Vivek Murthy, appointed by former President Barack Obama, stepped down after he was asked to resign by the Trump administration as part of a move to appoint new leaders in key posts.

Obama appointed Indian-American surgeon general asked to step down (13:38)
Washington, April 22 (IANS) Indian-American Surgeon General Vivek H. Murthy, an Obama administration holdover, was asked to resign by the Trump administration, a media report said.

Passport office to come up in Punjab's Nawanshahr town (18:50)
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) The Centre has acceded to the Punjab government's request to open a passport office in Nawanshahr town and also look into the issue of blacklisted Sikh youths settled abroad, official sources said.

Sajjan meets Haryana CM; Canada keen on investment (18:10)
Chandigarh, April 21 (IANS) Canada has evinced keen interest in investing in Haryana in civil aviation, skill development, education, defence, and smart city projects, Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar said on Friday.

H-1B not immigration but trade, services issue: India (20:52)
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) With US President Donald Trump ordering tougher conditions for issuance of H-1B visas, the biggest beneficiaries of which are Indians, a senior official here said on Thursday that it is not a matter concerning immigration but that of trade and services.

Canada minister at Harmandar Sahib, gets cold shoulder from government (18:34)
Chandigarh, April 20 (IANS) Canada's Defence Minister Harjit Singh Sajjan on Thursday paid obeisance at the Harmandar Sahib in Amritsar and visited other places in Punjab, but the Amarinder Singh government cold-shouldered the visiting dignitary.

Radicals raise Khalistan slogans as Sajjan visits Amritsar (Lead) (11:54)
Amritsar, April 20 (IANS) Sikh radicals raised pro-Khalistan slogans and clashed with SGPC task force volunteers outside the Golden Temple complex here in Punjab on Thursday during Canadian Defence Minister Harjit Singh Sajjan's visit.

India contributes $250,000 to UN election assistance programme  (08:42)
By Arul Louis
United Nations, April 20 (IANS) India has made a quarter-million-dollar contribution to the UN programme for helping countries to hold elections and develop their electoral systems.

Canadian Minister offers prayers at Golden Temple (08:30)
Amritsar, April 20 (IANS) Canadian Defence Minister Harjit Singh Sajjan offered prayers at the holiest of Sikh shrines 'Harmandir Sahib' here in Punjab on Thursday morning.

Canadian Defence Minister arives in Amritsar (22:34)
Amritsar, April 19 (IANS) Amidst the controversy over his being labelled as a "Khalistani sympathiser" by Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh, Canadian Defence Minister Harjit Singh Sajjan arrived in the Sikh holy city of Amritsar.

No impact of Australian visa move on Indian techies: Nasscom (22:20)
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) Indian techies working in Australia would not be affected by its government's move on visas granted to them under a specific category, said the Indian IT industry's representative body Nasscom on Wednesday.

Go back to India, woman screams on Irish train (Lead) (19:22)
Dublin, April 19 (IANS) A woman hurled racist abuse at passengers on a train in Ireland, telling one of them to "f*** off back to India" after he placed a bag on an empty seat.

Irish woman hurls racial abuse at Asian passenger on train (18:18)
Dublin, April 19 (IANS) A woman hurled racist abuse at passengers on a train in Ireland, telling one of them to "f*** off back to India", in a row over a bag being placed on a seat.

Life beyond H-1B: Try L1, EB5 visas, experts suggest (12:38)
By Aroonim Bhuyan
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) The cap for US H-1B visas for 2018 may have been reached but immigration experts say that Indian applicants, who form the majority of the recipients of such visas, have other options as well -- such as the L1 and EB5 visas.

Proud of India links, no Khalistan links: Canadian Minister (Lead) (21:10)
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) Rejecting allegations that he supported Khalistan, Canadian Defence Minister Harjit Singh Sajjan on Tuesday said: "I don't promote the breaking up of any country."

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