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Fri, 02 Dec 2011
Bill could lead to stemming the flow of highly skilled worker from the USDecember 2, 2011, Washington DC: The U.S. India Political Action Committee (USINPAC) commends the passage of the Fairness for High-Skilled Immigrants Act (H.R. 3012) in the House of Representatives. USINPAC urges the Senate to also ensure a swift passage of the bill on its floor. H.R. 3012 could potentially speed up the process of granting Green Cards to highly skilled immigrants, a large number of whom are of Indian origin ...
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Mon, 26 Sep 2011
Supports Sen. Feinstein’s demand to list Haqqani network as a foreign terrorist organizationSeptember 26, 2011, Washington DC: U.S. India Political Action Committee (USINPAC) urges the Obama administration to strongly and urgently pursue the close ties between the Haqqani terrorist network and Pakistan's Inter Services Intelligence Agency (ISI). USINPAC Chairman, Sanjay Puri, said, "We make this appeal following Admiral Mullen's testimony last week that various high-profile attacks by the Haqq ...
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Wed, 07 Sep 2011
September 7, 2011, Washington DC: The U.S. India Political Action Committee (USINPAC) condemns the bomb blast that took place today on the premises of the Delhi High Court. The bomb attack which has so far claimed 11 lives with 62 people injured has been confirmed by the Home Ministry as a terrorist attack.   Today’s blast that took place less than two months after the Mumbai attacks of July 13, 2011, has exposed a huge lapse in the Indian security measures. The site of the bomb blast is very ...
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Wed, 07 Sep 2011
  Travelers arriving at Dulles International Airport are accustomed to being greeted in several different languages.  As of recently a greeting in the Indian National language has been added to that welcome.  The man responsible for this addition is Republican Congressman Frank Wolf of the 10th district of Virginia.  The 10th district of Virginia contains Loudoun County, home to a prominent Indian and Indian-American community.  Earlier this summer a member of this community, approached Co ...
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Thu, 04 Aug 2011
August 3, Washington, D.C.: The U.S. India Political Action Committee (USINPAC) congratulates Dr. Rajan Natarajan on his appointment as Deputy Secretary of State for Policy and External Affairs for the state of Maryland. This is the highest post that an Indian-American has ever held in this state. His current portfolio outlines responsibilities that focus on fostering international diplomacy, representing the Governor of State, working with the legislative and executive departments and being an ...
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Tue, 02 Aug 2011
August 2, 2011, Washington DC: The U.S. India Political Action Committee (USINPAC) congratulates Nirupama Rao on taking over as the new Indian Ambassador to US. Rao resigned as the Foreign Secretary of India on 31st July 2011 and takes over the new role of Indian Ambassador from Meera Shankar.  A 1973-batch Indian Foreign Services (IFS) Officer, Nirupama Rao has over four decades of experience in dealing with diplomatic relations. She has served in different nations in various capacities as ...
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Fri, 29 Jul 2011
New Foreign Aid bill cuts down aid, demands evidence of cooperation July 29, 2011, Washington DC: The U.S. India Political Action Committee (USINPAC) applauds the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Foreign Affairs’ approval of the foreign aid bill that would bar aid to Pakistan unless the Secretary of State certifies that Pakistan is pursuing terrorists. The overall bill is $8.6 billion less than the current spending and could bring greater accountability, oversight and transparency to the a ...
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Wed, 20 Jul 2011
Expresses concern over KAC’s association with Rep. Dan Burton July 20, 2011, Washington DC: The U.S. India Political Action Committee (USINPAC) is appalled by the involvement of Pakistan’s Inter Services Intelligence(ISI) in the funding and activities of Kashmiri American Council (KAC) that claimed to have been working to raise awareness in U.S. about the struggle of the Kashmiri people for self-determination. The KAC had supported the election campaign of Dan Burton (R-IN), a constant cri ...
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Tue, 19 Jul 2011
USINPAC commends progress in counter-terrorism, nuclear cooperation and bilateral trade   July 19, 2011, Washington DC: The U.S. India Political Action Committee (USINPAC) applauds the forward-looking dialogue between Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and India’s Foreign Minister S M Krishna, and is heartened by their decision to increase cooperation in counter-terrorism, intelligence sharing,  and full implementation of the bilateral civil nuclear energy cooperation agreement.   S ...
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Wed, 13 Jul 2011
  July 13, 2011, Washington DC: The U.S. India Political Action Committee (USINPAC) expresses outrage at the serial bomb blasts in Mumbai today, and extends its sympathies to the victims and next of kin of those injured or killed in the blast. Three blasts occurred in quick succession in Dadar, Zaveri Bazar and Opera House areas of Mumbai killing at least eight people and injuring more than 70 people when the last reports came in. These blasts bring back memories of the 26/11 terrorist attacks ...
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