Monday 21 January, 2019

Indian missions in US and Canada seek security for R-Day function as pro Khalistan group threatens to disrupt flag hoisting

File photo for representation purpose only. Chandigarh, Jan 20 (IANS) Indian missions in the United States and Canada have sought security arrangements from local police and authorities as separatist pro-Khalistan group Sikhs For Justice [...]

11-year-old boy saves drowning man from bottom of pool

NRI Pulse Staff Report Atlanta, GA, January 19, 2019: An 11-year-old Indian-American boy is being praised for pulling an unconscious 34-year-old man from the bottom of the deep-end of a pool and saving his life. Advaik Nandikotkur was with [...]

Trump proposes extending DACA in exchange for border wall funding

Washington, Jan 20 (IANS) US President Donald Trump has proposed extending protections for young people brought to the nation illegally as children in exchange for $5.7 billion in funding for his long-promised border wall. Trump, speaking [...]

Padmashri winning doctor accused of $500 million opioid fraud, released on record $7 million bond

NRI Pulse Staff Report Atlanta, GA, January 16, 2019: A Padmashri award winning Detroit physician, the accused mastermind of a nearly $500 million opioid and healthcare fraud, could leave jail within days after being released on a record $7 [...]

Doctor sentenced for sexually abusing women at his pain clinic

NRI Pulse Staff Report Atlanta, GA, January 15, 2019: An Indian-American doctor from St. Louis County in Missouri admitted to sexually abusing women at pain clinics in 2017 and was sentenced to 30 days in jail and five years of probation, reports [...]

White House spokesman Raj Shah leaves Trump administration

Washington, Jan 15 (IANS) Raj Shah, an Indian American spokesman in the White House Press Office, has left President Donald Trump’s administration and joined an arm of a Florida-based lobbying firm, officials said. Shah, a former researcher [...]

Tulsi Gabbard to run for President in 2020

New York, Jan. Jan 12 (IANS) The race for US presidency in next year’s election is likely to see a Hindu representative and a senator of part-Indian-American descent vying for the Democratic Party’s nomination. Tulsi Gabbard, 37, [...]

Trump assures ‘certainty, path to citizenship’ for H1B visa-holders

New York, Jan 11 (IANS) Signalling his support for legal immigration, US President Donald Trump said on Friday he will change the H1-B visa system for professionals to ensure “certainty” and a path to citizenship for those on the [...]

Landmark project headed by Indian-American to study blood clots

Washington, Jan 10 (IANS) A team led by an Indian American researcher has received a grant for studying thrombosis — a life threatening condition of blood clots being formed in the veins and arteries. Sriram Krishnaswamy, a researcher [...]

Trump invokes slain Indian American cop to make case for border wall, end shutdown

New York, Jan 9 (IANS) US President Donald Trump has invoked an Indian American “hero” police officer killed by an illegal immigrant to make an appeal to the American people to pressure legislators to fund the border wall he wants [...]