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3 hrs ago | Politico

Hillary Clinton bundler pleads guilty to illegal contributions

A prominent New York hotel magnate who was a top bundler for then-Sen. Hillary Clinton's 2008 presidential campaign pled guilty in federal court Thursday to making more than $180,000 in illegal campaign contributions and to witness tampering.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Hillary Clinton, US News, US Senate, Democrat, US House of Representatives, Kendrick Meek, Christopher Dodd, Asian-American

11 hrs ago | Nerve News

US seeks investment-friendly policies from new Indian government

Washington, April 17 - Calling India South Asia's growth engine, a US official wondered whether the new Indian government will make the reforms necessary to attract investment and capitalise on opportunities ahead.

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Related Topix: Asian-American, Cambridge, MA

15 hrs ago | News Times

India struggles with rebel threats during election

Indian women stand in a queue to cast their votes outside a polling station at the India-Pakistan international border village of Ladwal, in the northern Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir, Thursday, April 17, 2014.

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Related Topix: World News, India, Asia, Asian-American,

Wed Apr 16, 2014

ABC News

Mexico Probes Death of Pregnant Woman at Clinic

Mexico's latest case of denial of medical care for poor and Indian women has resulted in the death of a pregnant woman and her unborn child.

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Related Topix: Asian-American

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Mydigitalfc.com

NDA govt would create investment friendly environment: BJP

"Restructuring, rejuvenating and re-strengthening the Indian economy will be the top priority of the NDA government," BJP national spokesperson Tarun Vijay told PTI.

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National Public Radio

A Gold Obsession Pays Dividends For Indian Women

Indian women have always treasured gold for its beauty and for providing a measure of social security.

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Related Topix: Asian-American, World News, India, Social Security, Personal Finance, Asia, Wedding

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Observer & Eccentric

Plymouth Township man's radio career spans decades, cultures

Narendra Sheth's career in music and radio has taken him from 78-rpm records and reel-to-reel tapes to digital mini discs and computer hard drives.

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Related Topix: Plymouth Township, MI, World News, India, Asian-American, Bollywood

Sat Apr 12, 2014

Post-gazette.com

Election inflames many of city's Indian residents

Chitra Teredesai hasn't voted in India since she moved to Pittsburgh in 1978, but she still remembers the chaotic excitement of elections there.

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Related Topix: Asian-American, Carnegie Mellon University

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Nerve News

Now Preet Bharara takes on New York governor

Washington, April 12 - New York's Indian-American prosecutor Preet Bharara, who is known in India for his dogged prosecution of Indian diplomat Devyani Khobragade, has now taken on the state's Governor Andrew M. Cuomo over his decision to shutter an anti-corruption commission as part of a deal with legislators for an ethics package.

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Sulekha.com

An Interview With Miss Teen India International - " Aarti Gupta

Aarti Gupta is the Miss Teen India International and will be representing India at the Miss International this year! We at Sulekha caught up with her to find out what it feels like to be young, beautiful, successful and famous! Hello! Namaste!! My name is Aarti Gupta.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

Inside Bay Area

Mindy Kaling finds being poster child tough

When "The Mindy Project" premiered on Fox in fall 2012, it was widely hailed as a breakthrough for diversity in mainstream television.

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Related Topix: The Mindy Project, Entertainment, Television, Mindy Kaling, Project, Asian-American, Comedy, Drama

World Magazine

Web Reads: Is that a Scrabble-approved word?

Cheat sheet. Tournament Scrabble players rack up big scores by playing words that most of us don't know or don't believe comply with Scrabble rules.

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Related Topix: Games, Scrabble, Asian-American

INDOlink

U.S. Lawmakers Look Forward To New Govt In India After Polls

WASHINGTON: Influential U.S. lawmakers have wished Indians well noting that they are looking forward to strengthening bilateral ties with India with the formation of the next government in New Delhi after the general election.

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Related Topix: World News, India, Asia, Asian-American, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Politics, Eliot Engel, Senator Tim Kaine, US Senate

INDOlink

Indian American Physicians To Focus On Giving Back To Society

WASHINGTON: Over 2,000 delegates are expected to attend the 32nd annual convention of the American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin from June 25 to 29, according to AAPI president Jayesh Shah.

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Related Topix: Asian-American, Bollywood

Wed Apr 09, 2014

Mid-Day Mumbai

Saina Nehwal's poor run continues, crashes out in 1st round of Singapore Open

Saina Nehwal's poor form in international arena continued as she suffered a first round exit in the Singapore Open while P V Sindhu made her way to pre-quarterfinals after a hard-fought victory.

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Rediff.com

Quiz: Can you identify these famous Indians?

While some of our discoveries and works of art have perplexed the world, a majority of them have significantly contributed to the development and empowerment of the country.

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Related Topix: World News, India, Asia, Asian-American, Wedding,

Tue Apr 08, 2014

The Alternative Press

Push for School Observance of Diwali Continues in Millburn

As members of the township's Indian community continue to support the closing of Millburn schools during Diwali, the Indian Festival of Lights, a number of different options of dealing with the observance of the holiday surfaced at Monday's board of education meeting.

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Rediff.com

Indian-American is Obama's ambassador for global entrepreneurship

US President Barack Obama has chaired the first-ever meeting of the Presidential Ambassadors for Global Entrepreneurship initiative, which is a group of successful American businessmen who have committed to sharing their time, energy, ideas, and experience to help develop the next generation of entrepreneurs, it said.

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Mon Apr 07, 2014

The Island Packet

SC Gov. will lead Indian trade mission

South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley, right, arrives to give her State of the State address to the joint session of the legislature in January.

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Related Topix: South Carolina, Nikki Haley, US Governors, Travel, India Travel, Asia Travel, Asian-American, Delhi, India Travel, World News, India,

Contra Costa Times

Mindy Kaling finds being poster child tough

When "The Mindy Project" premiered on Fox in fall 2012, it was widely hailed as a breakthrough for diversity in mainstream television.

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Related Topix: The Mindy Project, Entertainment, Television, Mindy Kaling, Project, Asian-American, Comedy, Drama

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