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Miss USA 2010 winner Rima Fakih arrested on DUI charges December 06, 2011 12:46

Rima Fakih, the 2010 Miss USA, was arrested by police early Saturday morning in Michigan on suspicion of driving under influence. Fakih, who won the pagent in May 2010, was arrested this weekend, her attorney…

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Doctors' financial ties may lead to needless MRIs December 06, 2011 12:18

Researchers including one of Indian–origin have found that patients whose doctors own MRI machines are more likely to get scans they might not need as compared to those who have no financial interests. Researchers analysed…

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Indian Overseas Congress supports FDI in India December 05, 2011 10:23

CA-USA President Vikram Bajwa - Indian Overseas Congress, has condemned Anna Hazare’s assumptions on Lokpal Bill. US and Canada, twelve million non-resident Indians share similar thoughts with Anna, his utterances show frustration, within his own…

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UAE commutes death sentence of 2 after blood money deal December 05, 2011 09:44

Two Indians, who are facing death sentence in (United Arab Emirates) UAE for killing a compatriot are set to be released this month as their death penalty was commuted by a Sharjah Sharia court after…

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US House approves faster green cards for IT Indian workers December 01, 2011 17:33

In a move that may allow more highly skilled immigrants from India and China to obtain the so-called green cards faster, the US House of Representatives has passed a bill modifying the visa system. The…

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NRI body opposes move to tax long stay in India November 30, 2011 18:40

The largest umbrella organization of overseas Indians has urged the Indian government to withdraw a proposal to impose tax on non-resident Indians staying over 60 days during a visit to the homeland. It will be…

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IIT Graduate, Arun Majumdar get top key post in US Energy November 30, 2011 18:12

Naming yet another Indian American to a key administration post, President Barack Obama has appointed Arun Majumdar, an Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, alumnus as the top bureaucrat in the Department of Energy. Announcing the…

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49pc NRIs buy property for investment November 29, 2011 13:22

About 49 percent of non-resident Indians are looking to buy property in india purely for investment purposes. a study conducted by Sumansa Exhibitions. The study was conducted amongst 15,000 NRIs across the UAE and highlighted…

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India-Born Dominate in Science, Engineering Degrees November 28, 2011 11:17

India led all foreign-born groups in the US as the country-of-birth of science and engineering degree holders in 2010, according to a brief released in late November by the US Census Bureau.The India-born in the…

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Six Indian Americans named 2012 Rhodes scholars November 26, 2011 16:54

Six Indian American university students have been chosen the American Rhodes Scholar Class of 2012 out of a pool of 830 candidates who had been nominated by their colleges and universities.Ishan Nath, Aysha Bagchi, Nabeel…

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Indian-origin doctors in US criticise: Herman Cain November 26, 2011 09:31

Republican US presidential Herman cain criticised Dotors in US, inclding Indian-origin doctors. Cain Worried about being treated by a doctor who "sounded too foreing". Cain, 66, was talking about his battle with Sage IV colon…

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Indian Americans launch campaign to garner support for Obama November 25, 2011 17:13

Indian American supporters of US President Barack Obama have kicked off a nationwide grass root campaign to garner support from the community members for his re-election bid in 2012. South Asians for Obama (SAFO), which…

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