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Thu, 17 Dec 2009
SOURCE : RBR.com U.S.-India Political Action Committee (USINPAC) accepts the apology issued by Fox News' Glenn Beck for his disparaging remarks about India's religious heritage. Beck had made these remarks after watching a video testimonial of Karlyn Zimbelman, an American who underwent a successful hip replacement surgery in India recently. Beck went on to insult the River Ganges, holy to a billion Hindus worldwide.USINPAC had immediately condemned the remarks by Glenn Beck as offensive and i ...
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Wed, 16 Dec 2009
SOURCE : RBR.com Is Glenn Beck in trouble again? Maybe. The U.S.-India Political Action Committee (USINPAC) condemned recent remarks by the talker about India, its religious heritage, and Indian physicians in a recent broadcast.[ Editor's note: Since this was posted, Beck has apologized...see www.rbr.com ]Beck made several disparaging remarks about India's medical education and its physicians while interviewing Karlyn Zimbelman, an American who underwent a successful hip replacement surge ...
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Mon, 23 Nov 2009
SOURCE : ANI The US-India Political Action Committee (USINPAC) has welcomed Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on his State Visit to the US.Sanjay Puri, the chairman of USINPAC said," The first state visit being hosted by President Obama is being viewed with hope and optimism as the two leaders can build on a strong bilateral relationship that is a legacy of the previous administration. There is a lot of work that needs to be done. The global economy requires both countries to collaborate on trade, ...
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Wed, 04 Nov 2009
SOURCE : India Tribune Washington, DC: The U.S. India Political Action Committee (USINPAC) hosted a fundraiser to support Dr. John McGoff, a strong candidate to unseat noted India critic Rep. Dan Burton in next year's Republican primary election. Dr. McGoff came within 7 percent of defeating Rep. Burton in last year's primary election. Dr. McGoff is an emergency physician and a Colonel in the Air National Guard.Burton's numerous assails on India include accusing India of "being one of the worl ...
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Thu, 29 Oct 2009
SOURCE : BBC News While U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's visit to Islamabad highlighted the often bumpy relationship between the United States and Pakistan, the BBC's Diplomatic correspondent Jonathan Marcus reports on the struggle between the Indian and Pakistani lobbies for influence in Washington.I have come to a downtown Indian restaurant in Washington DC to try to gauge the balance of forces in a growing battle for influence on Capitol Hill. Across the table is Sanjay Puri, ...
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Mon, 12 Oct 2009
SOURCE : ICT Magazine The U.S.-India Political Action Committee (USINPAC) has spoken brawny anxiety over claims prefabricated by ashamed Asiatic thermonuclear scientist, A Q Khan, specially most the banned designate of weapons profession to Iran.Responding to Khan's statements, USINPAC Chairman, Sanjay Puri, said "It is troubling to wager that the Negro Time Magazine titled the world's most chanceful thermonuclear trafficker is laboring satisfaction on TV most his thermonuclear proliferation ...
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Mon, 12 Oct 2009
SOURCE : India Post Washington, Oct.12 (ANI): The U.S.-India Political Action Committee (USINPAC) has expressed deep concern that the United States Congress has passed a bill tripling U.S. aid to Pakistan without first establishing accountability and transparency of Pakistani expenditure of U.S. aid funding, past and present.In addition to that the United States Government has failed to: Gain access for questioning to A.Q. Khan, the disgraced Father of the Pakistani nuclear bomb. Khan rec ...
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Thu, 01 Oct 2009
SOURCE : Global Times When Obama hosts his first state dinner in November, his guest of honor will be Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh. This intimate placing shows the strong foundations of Indo-US relations, which in part are created through India's skills at lobbying U.S. politicians.In the field of international relations, the influence of China and India on U.S. domestic decision-making is increasingly apparent. One classic example occurs through the activities of lobbying groups.Common ...
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Tue, 18 Aug 2009
SOURCE : Zimbio The U.S. India Political Action Committee (USINPAC) has termed the questioning and checking of Bollywood superstar Shahrukh Khan at the Newark International Airport in New Jersey as a teaching moment, and while lauding immigration officials for their professionalism, has demanded fair treatment to all tourists and visitors.USINPAC chairman Sanjay Puri said: "We commend the Department of Homeland Security for protecting our homeland. United States has not suffered a single terro ...
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Sat, 01 Aug 2009
SOURCE : siliconeer - community news The U.S.-India Political Action Committee has welcomed the appointment of Timothy J. Roemer as the U.S. ambassador to India in a statement. Roemer takes over in New Delhi at the beginning of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's second term in office.Sanjay Puri, the chairman of the U.S. India Political Action Committee said that "Mr. Roemer's nomination is reassuring as he brings with him quality experience on issues of terrorism as well as national and internat ...
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Wed, 29 Jul 2009
SOURCE : Top News Washington, July 29: The US-India Political Action Committee (USINPAC) has congratulated the members of the Senate Caucus on India for hosting a very successful reception to honor Meera Shankar, India's new ambassador to Washington.Calling it "energizing", Chairman of USINPAC, Sanjay Puri praised the Co-chairs of the Caucus, Senators Christopher Dodd (D-CT) and John Cornyn (R-TX) saying "We are fortunate to have leaders with a strong understanding of the strategic nature and ...
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Mon, 27 Apr 2009
SOURCE : Agence France-Presse WASHINGTON - Barack Obama made history as the first African-American president but in his first 100 days he has also shown himself to be America's most Asian leader yet, community members say.Obama appointed a record three Asian-Americans cabinet members and quickly focused his attention across the Pacific. He invited Japan's prime minister as his first guest and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton went to Asia on her maiden trip.At home, Asian-American leaders hav ...
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Mon, 27 Apr 2009
SOURCE : Indo Link Bill in Congress prohibits Pakistan from supporting terror!Indo-American community welcomed a bill now making its way in Congress that is led by House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Howard L. Berman (D-CA), which seeks to condition aid to Pakistan on that country's cooperation in combating terrorism. On April 2, 2009, H.R.1886 was introduced in Congress, which if passed into legislation, will:Prohibit Pakistan from supporting organizations or individuals involved in "viol ...
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Wed, 22 Apr 2009
SOURCE : India Post NEW YORK: Aneesh Paul Chopra, Virginia's Secretary of Technology has been named first U.S. Chief Technology Officer by President Barack Obama in his weekly radio and internet address April 18. President Obama said that as Chief Technology Officer, Chopra will promote technological innovation to help the country meet its goals from job creation, to reducing health care costs, to protecting the homeland.Together with Chief Information Officer Vivek Kundra, Chopra and Jeffrey Z ...
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Fri, 13 Feb 2009
SOURCE : India Post News Service WASHINGTON DC: In a collective effort reminiscent of that carried out by the Indian American community to get the Indo-US Nuclear Deal passed, the community has united once again to lobby American lawmakers to adopt a tougher line on terrorism emanating out of Pakistan after the Mumbai terror attacks. Nearly 200 representatives of the community affiliated to nine national organizations from across the country that formed the Indian American Task Force (IATF) ...
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Fri, 13 Feb 2009
SOURCE : The Economic Times NEW DELHI: As the Obama administration slowly unveils its policy towards the Indian subcontinent, India is sparing no efforts to ensure that its relationship with the new dispensation remains on the same trajectory as under the Republicans. After concluding the nuclear deal, the government still continues to engage lobbyists in Washington for advice on dealing with the new administration and the U.S. Congress. India spent around $2.23 million since 2005 on ...
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Fri, 13 Feb 2009
SOURCE : Thaindian News Washington, Jan.28 (ANI): The U.S. India Political Action Committee (USINPAC) and its coalition partners converged on Capitol Hill on Tuesday to meet U.S. lawmakers and urge them to adopt a tougher line on terrorism emanating out of Pakistan after the Mumbai terror attacks. The Washington Chalo campaign raised awareness about the escalating global terrorism specifically directed against Indian and Western targets.Over 200 Indian Americans from all over the United States ...
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Fri, 13 Feb 2009
SOURCE : IndiaBlitz.com Washington, Jan 28 (IANS) In a "Washington Chalo" campaign in the aftermath of the Mumbai terror attacks, over 200 Indian-American community leaders from across the U.S. have urged lawmakers to take a tougher line on terrorism emanating out of Pakistan.Spearheaded by the Indian-American Task Force, the 'Washington Chalo (march)' campaign capped day-long meetings Tuesday with some 60 members of the Congress and a reception in the evening at the Capitol Hill. The grou ...
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Fri, 13 Feb 2009
SOURCE : December 4th, 2008 - 6:54 pm ICT by ANI The U.S. India Political Action Committee (USINPAC) continues to lead the Indian American community’s response to terrorist attacks in Mumbai.The USINPAC, the political voice of 2.5 million Indian-Americans which provides bipartisan support to candidates for federal, state and local office, is working with several key Members of Congress to ensure the U.S. responds properly to the attacks.USINPAC has spoken with Rep. Steve Israel (D-NY), a ...
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Wed, 17 Dec 2008
SOURCE : A Pakistan News Wednesday, December 17, 2008 at 11:12am About the alleged linkages of Shah with the right wing outfit Vishwa Hindu Parishad, President of USIBC Sanjay Puri said, "VHP organised fundraisers and charity drives in Hindu temples across the U.S. following Gujarat earthquakes in 2001."Shah in an effort to give back to her community, participated in these drives. And Shah in her actions even more than her words has proven that she is a dedicated civil servant and not a radical ...
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