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Indian-American Mala Adiga appointed as policy director for incoming First Lady Jill Biden

Adiga has in the past worked for the Biden Foundation as director for higher education and military families.

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Indians figure as the largest community awaiting US green cards

More than 800,000 Indians are awaiting work-related green cards in the United States, according to data from the US Citizenship and...

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Indian-American scientists develop potential strategy to deal with COVID-19 symptoms

A team of Indian-origin immunologists in the United States announced the discovery of a potential strategy to prevent life-threatening...

Covid-19

Two Indian-Americans likely to find place in Biden Cabinet: US media reports

Reports indicate that Vivek Murthy is likely to bag the post of Secretary of Health and Human Services while Professor Arun Majumdar may get...

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PM Modi calls President-elect Biden, congratulates him and Vice-President-elect Kamala Harris

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi yesterday night wished United States President-elect Joe Biden and congratulated him on his victory in...

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Listened to tales of Ramayana and Mahabharata in my childhood, says Obama in his memoir

"A Promised Land" is the first of two planned volumes with the first part in bookstores on Tuesday.

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Biden, Harris meet labour leaders, business leaders including Satya Nadella, Sonia Syngal

United States President-elect Joe Biden hosted a joint meeting yesterday with labour union leaders and the chief executives of major tech,...

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Indian-American Congressman Ro Khanna among contenders for Kamala Harris’ Senate seat

Khanna was recently elected for a third consecutive term from the congressional district representing Silicon Valley.

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Rise in rehospitalisation, deaths among COVID-19 patients, US study shows

Researchers, including one of Indian-origin, have revealed that they have seen a rise in death, rehospitalisation, and problems with basic...

Covid-19

Over 20 Indian-Americans in Joe Biden's transition team

US President-elect Joe Biden has appointed over 20 Indian-Americans as members to his transition team, with three Indian-Americans elected...

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Indian-American Vivek Murthy named co-chair of COVID-19 Advisory Board by Joe Biden

COVID-19 cases are surging in at least 40 states, with more than 9.3 million total infections and more than 236,000 deaths.

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Irish peer criticised for tweet referring to Indian-American Vice-President-elect Kamala Harris as 'the Indian'

A former deputy leader of the Ulster Unionist party and member of the House of Lords has drawn widespread criticism after referring to the...

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Trump not conceding is not unexpected, says Indian-American Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal

US President Donald Trump not conceding the election despite major news networks having declared Joe Biden the winner is not unexpected...

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Indian-Americans and the Biden Presidency - the road ahead

The Biden-Harris ticket’s victory in the US 2020 Presidential elections was celebrated across the country which had been eagerly awaiting...

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Over a dozen Indian-Americans elected to US State Assemblies

Highlighting the growing political influence of the community, more than a dozen Indian Americans, including five women, have won...

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The new “paw-licy” advisors of the White House - Champ and Major

The two “first dogs” of the United States will revive a tradition that dates back to George Washington - the first American President to...

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Indian-American Dr Vivek Murthy likely to co-chair Biden’s coronavirus task force

Murthy was appointed America’s 19th Surgeon General by then president Barack Obama in 2014 and subsequently asked to step down by the...

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Biden administration likely to provide US citizenship to over 500,000 Indians

The document says that the new Biden administration will support family-based immigration and preserve family unification as a core...

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Biden becomes US President-elect; Indian-origin Kamala Harris makes history as first woman Vice-President

Democrat candidate Joe Biden will become the 46th President of the United States, according to multiple projections, after a...

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US-India ties will not be affected by Presidential race, says India Foreign Secretary

The US-India relationship would not be affected by the outcome of the US Presidential race, Indian Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla...

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Democrat Indian-origin millionaire Shri Thanedar elected to Michigan state legislature

The 65-year-old won from the 3rd District of Michigan with 93 per cent of the total votes.

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Indian-American lawyer Jenifer Rajkumar becomes first South Asian woman elected to NY State Assembly

Rajkumar is an immigrant rights activist who studied at Stanford.

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US, UK produce more plastic waste per person than India: Report

The United States and United Kingdom produce more plastic waste per person than any other major countries in the world, according to new...

Global

Indian-American supporters of Trump, Biden intensify campaigns ahead of US polls

With less than a day to go for the US presidential elections, President Donald Trump held rallies in battleground states of Michigan, Iowa...

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What it takes for an Indian to fight elections in the US

Preeti Shridhar is a senior public official and community leader in the Seattle area, who ran for office twice in recent years in the US...

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