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Indian-American driver held for sexual assault in US

NEW YORK: A 21-year-old Indian-American driver has been arrested for allegedly sexually assaulting a female juvenile during a food delivery in California. Identifying Sandeep, a resident of Sunnyvale, California, as the "primary suspect," the San Jose Police Department (SJPD) in a statement on Wednesday said, "The investigation revealed that while working as a food delivery driver, the suspect forced...

Hindu: Indian-American couple donates USD 1.75 million to construct first Hindu youth campsite in Texas

WASHINGTON: An Indian-American couple from Houston has donated USD 1.75 million to start the construction of the first Hindu campsite in Texas, which will hold heritage youth camps every summer. Similar to schools and colleges providing academic education, the Hindu Heritage Youth camps provide a life-moulding education, a media release said Friday. Subhash Gupta and Sarojini Gupta, who made the mega...

Many Indian-Americans now choosing public policy jobs over corporate careers, feels top Obama aide

Nish Acharya, who served in the administration of President Barack Obama as director of innovation & entrepreneurship and senior advisor to the secretary of commerce, also led the President’s efforts to nurture economic growth through innovation, entrepreneurship and commercialisation and managed the national advisory council on innovation and entrepreneurship.Though he did not join the team of...

US Senate confirms Indian-American Richard Verma for top State Department position

WASHINGTON: United States Senate on Thursday confirmed Indian American Richard Verma as Deputy Secretary of State, Management and Resources, a position which is normally seen as the CEO of the powerful State Department in the US Government.Verma, 54, was confirmed by the Senate by a vote of 67-26.He served as the US' Ambassador to India from January 16, 2015, to January 20, 2017, and is currently the...

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