Indian Americans

Indian-Origin Professor at University of Kansas City Accused of Using Students as Servants

WASHINGTON(TIP): An Indian-origin professor in the US has been accused of exploiting his students and compelling them to do his personal work, media reported. Ashim Mitra, a pharmacy professor at the University of Missouri-Kansas City, […]

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INDIAN AMERICAN TECHIE KILLER COULD PLEAD GUILTY

OLATHE, KS (TIP): Indian American Srinivas Kuchibhotla’s killer who shot dead the techie in Austin’s Bar and Grill in Olathe city last February in a racially motivated hate crime could enter into a plea deal, […]

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Indian American Researchers win Young Investigator Award for 2017

ARLINGTON, VA (TIP): The Office of Naval Research’s Science and Technology Organization honored recently 34 young investigators nationwide with the 2017 Young Investigator Award.; four of them are Indian American researchers. They are: Dr. Dhruv Batra, Dr. Pavithra Prabhakar, Dr. Padmini Rangamani […]

Americas

Newly freed Chelsea Manning: ‘I’m figuring things out’

KANSAS CITY (TIP): Pvt Chelsea Manning, the soldier who was sentenced to 35 years in a military prison for giving classified materials to WikiLeaks, said today that she’s excited about what lies ahead, just hours after she walked free after serving […]

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Indian Americans

Attacks On Indians In United States Taken Up At Highest Level: Ajit Doval

New Delhi:  Attacks against Indians in the US were taken up by National Security Advisor Ajit Doval with senior American officials during his visit to Washington last month, the government said today. The government has […]

Education

US Universities Register Drop In Indian Student Applications, Finds Survey

Washington: US universities have registered a hefty drop in the number of applications from Indian students amid a spate of hate crimes and fear about potential changes to visa policies by the Trump administration, found […]

Indian American community leaders met Kansas Governor Sam Brownback and Lt. Governor Jeff Colyer
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Indian American community leaders meet Kansas Governor over their security concerns

“The hateful actions of one man don’t define us-KS welcomes & supports Indian community,”:  Governor Sam Brownback Leaders of the Hindu American Foundation (HAF) joined the Indian American community of Kansas on March 3 to […]

United States

4 killed, up to 30 hurt in shootout at Hesston, Kansas

HESSTON, KAN (TIP): As many as seven people were killed and up to 30 others injured in a series of shootings Thursday, February 25, in Hesston, Kan., officials said. Harvey County Sheriff T. Walton told […]

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Indian American Sri Srinivasan could be Scalia’s possible replacement in the US Supreme Court

Indian American Judge Sri Srinivasan name is already floating in the top corridors of the White House as the next Supreme Court Justice, as per meadia reports. The 48 year old Indian-origin American citizen could be the first Indian […]

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Indian American academic Rajesh Singh sues Emporia State University

KANSAS CITY, MO (TIP): An Indian American former assistant professor Rajesh Singh has filed a racial discrimination lawsuit against four EmporiaStateUniversity officials; a month after another professor in the same department also sued the Kansas […]

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Indian Owned Jewellery Store Ransacked in the Kansas

WASHINGTON:  A jewellery store owned by an Indian-origin man in the US state of Kansas has been ransacked by thieves who also stole valuable jewellery items, a media report said. The Karats Jewellers, owned by Akshay […]

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Pentagon looking for new site for Guantanamo prisoners

MIAMI (TIP): A team of Pentagon officials began scouting sites in Colorado on Tuesday as potential alternatives to hold prisoners from Guantanamo Bay as part of the long-stalled effort to close the controversial detention center […]

Indian-American Professor Preethika Kumar, Wins Outstanding Teacher Award in US
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Indian American Professor Preethika Kumar, Wins Outstanding Teacher Award

Indian-American associate professor Preethika Kumar, at Wichita State University in Kansas, US has been selected for the prestigious Outstanding Teacher Award for demonstrating special dedication and creativity in her teaching. Preethika, an electrical engineering associate professor […]

Vanya Shivashankar and Gokul Venkatachalam co-winners of the National Spelling Bee 2015.
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Vanya Shivashankar & Gokul Venkatachalam declared co-winners of the National Spelling Bee

Its Indian Americans again who have done it at the National Spelling Bee – Vanya Shivashankar, 13, of Olathe, Kansas, and Gokul Venkatachalam, 14, of Chesterfield, Missouri, were declared co-winners of the National Spelling Bee. […]

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25 Indian Americans kids in this year’s annual Scripps National Spelling Bee

25 Indian-Americans have made it to the list of 49 semi-finalists of the 88th Scripps National Spelling Bee, which is under way at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center in National Harbor, Maryland. These kids […]

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Pune-educated Indian-American professor wins teaching award

WASHINGTON (TIP): An Indian-American professor who uses a game called “Baffa Baffa” to teach culture’s role in business and how it can affect transactions and relationships has won the prestigious Peltier Award for innovation in […]

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Indian American Dr. Rajani Ganesh-Pillai of NDSU wins Peltier Award

The Indian Panorama News Release New York: Indian American Dr. Rajani Ganesh-Pillai, assistant professor of marketing, will be acknowledged with the Peltier Award; confirmed The North Dakota State University via its press release on the NDSU […]

United States

Ernie Banks nicknamed ‘Mr. Cub’ & and “Mr. Sunshine” dies at 83

Ernie Banks nicknamed  ‘Mr. Cub’ & and “Mr. Sunshine” dies at 83 Ernie Banks nicknamed  ‘Mr. Cub’ & and “Mr. Sunshine died of a heart attack at a Chicago hospital on January 23, 2015, seven […]

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MISSOURI MAN KILLS LOCAL FAVORITE ALBINO DEER, DONATES MEAT

KANSAS CITY (MISSOURI) (TIP): A Missouri man, criticized after he killed an albino deer that had been a community favorite, said on December 11 he would have the aging animal stuffed and would give away […]

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Gay marriage advocates get victories in Kansas, South Carolina

CHARLESTON (TIP): Gay marriage advocates won another two victories on November 12 as the US Supreme Court allowed Kansas to become the 33rd US state where same-sex couples can wed and a federal judge struck […]

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Kansas airport crash death toll at 4

WICHITA (TIP): Authorities say at least four people are dead after a small plane lost power and crashed into a building at a Kansas airport. The twin-engine Beechcraft airplane lost power shortly after takeoff from […]

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FBI director warns new phone encryption could thwart probes

WASHINGTON (TIP): US FBI director James Comey on October 16 made his strongest comments yet about encryption features built into new cell phones by Google Inc and Apple Inc, warning they could hurt law enforcement […]

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Elaine Stritch, brash stage legend, dies at the age of 89

NEW YORK: Elaine Stritch, the brash theatre performer, whose gravely, gin-laced voice and impeccable comic timing made her a Broadway legend, has died. She was 89. Joseph Rosenthal, Stritch’s longtime attorney, said the actress died […]

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Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius resigning

WASHINGTON (TIP): Months after the start of a rocky period in the rollout of the federal health-care law, Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius is stepping down, according to an Obama administration official, ending […]

Europe

Arizona governor Jan Brewer vetoes religious freedom bill

PHOENIX (TIP): Governor Jan Brewer on Wednesday vetoed a Republican bill that set off a national debate over gay rights, religion and discrimination and subjected Arizona to blistering criticism from major corporations and political leaders […]