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Fri, 01 Jun 2007
SOURCE : Times of India NEW DELHI In the past, the 'H factor' has largely driven the immigrant dreams of a large number of Indian techies. The H-1B visa that allows U.S. companies and universities to employ skilled foreigners for speciality occupations and UK's highly skilled migrant programme (HSMP) scheme that allowed skilled and qualified foreigners to move to U.K. without jobs or sponsors, have been the twin tracks for techies to enter the U.S. and the UK. However, today, both these program ...
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Thu, 31 May 2007
SOURCE : The Statesman Devirupa Mitra NEW DELHI, May 31 Last year marked the 'coming-out' party for the Indian-Americans as a visible and effective lobbying bloc at Capitol Hill. Now, one of the main professional lobby groups, Washington-based U.S. India political action committee wants to extrapolate their success in the legislative process in the U.S. into a more widely spread campaign among the Diaspora residing in countries that are members of the Nuclear Suppliers Group. This public diplom ...
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Wed, 30 May 2007
SOURCE : The Hindu WASHINGTON An Indo-US group has expressed serious reservations against key provisions in the current version of the immigration Bill being debated this week in the Upper House of the U.S. Congress.'The Bill fails to balance America's legitimate homeland and national security interests against the country's need to continue the current economic expansion of low unemployment and strong growth in the taxpayer base,' the United States India Political Action Committee (USINPAC) sa ...
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Wed, 30 May 2007
SOURCE : Indian Express t 0902 hours IST WaWashington, May 30 An Indo-US group has expressed serious reservations against key provisions in the current version of the immigration bill being debated this week in the upper house of the U.S. Congress. 'The bill fails to balance America's legitimate homeland and national security interests against the country's need to continue the current economic expansion of low unemployment and strong growth in the taxpayer base,' the United States India Poli ...
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Wed, 30 May 2007
SOURCE : Tajikistan News.net WASHINGTON An Indo-US group has expressed serious reservations against key provisions in the current version of the Immigration Bill being debated this week in the upper house of the U.S. Congress. 'The bill fails to balance America's legitimate homeland and national security interests against the country's need to continue the current economic expansion of low unemployment and strong growth in the taxpayer base,' the United States India Political Action Committee ( ...
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Sun, 22 Apr 2007
SOURCE : Indian-WestSan Leandro, CAIndia-West Staff ReporterLast May was a happy time for civil and environmental engineering Professor G.V. Loganathan of Virginia Polytechnic Institute. He received one of Virginia Tech's prestigious three 'Wine Awards for Excellence in Teaching.'In Norris Hall on campus in Blacksburg, Virginia, on the morning of April 16, the much-respected 51-year-old Chennaiborn instructor was doing what he loved to do - teaching his students. Loganathan's career was cut trag ...
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Thu, 19 Apr 2007
Release Date: April 19, 2007Blacksburg, VA - In the spirit of solidarity, USINPAC Youth Committee met with Virginia Tech's Indian Student Association (ISA) President Ajitpal Singh Raina, ISA advisor Dr. Kumar Mallikarjunan and other ISA representatives on Wednesday to offer support and comfort in the wake of Monday's horrific campus tragedy. From left to right: Ajitpal Raina, Dr. Kumar Mallikarjunan, Raj Verma, Nikhil Nair, Prof. Pushkin at the Inn at Virginia Tech discussing the trag ...
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Thu, 19 Apr 2007
SOURCE : Netindia123.com The US-India Political Action Committee has strongly condemned the killing of 32 Virginia Tech University students and faculty, calling it 'heinous' and 'barbaric'. At the same time, it said, it stands together with the victims' families at their time of distress and has extended all possible assistance to help them recover from this tragedy. USINPAC also mourned the death of Indian American Professor G V Loganathan. It described Professor Loganathan as one of the few f ...
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Tue, 17 Apr 2007
Release Date: April 17, 2007Washington, D.C.: US-India Political Action Committee has strongly condemned the killing of 31 Virginia Tech University students and faculty, calling it "heinous" and "barbaric". At the same time, it said, it stands together with the victims' families at their time of distress and has extended all possible assistance to help them recover from this tragedy.USINPAC also mourns the death of Prof G V Loganathan, a most distinguished Indian American academician, who was am ...
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Mon, 09 Apr 2007
SOURCE : Fayetteville Free WeekelyFayetteville, AR Until then, a young Beckley native has plunged head first into a former first lady and U.S. senators presidential campaign, helping raise record amounts of campaign financing and convincing more members of the public she is the best woman for the job. Gireesh Bembalkar, 29, now living in the Washington, D.C., area, holds a seat on Sen. Hillary Rodham Clintons National Finance Committee and is also finance co-chairman for Clinton on behalf of th ...
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Thu, 29 Mar 2007
SOURCE : Netindia123.com 'China looks like a complex economy to tackle and they are very large. India is much more logical with booming new businesses and a growing middle class,' Duran, who is on an 11-day visit to India, told IANS. Duran is heading a delegation of small and medium enterprises (SMEs) from the U.S. to push bilateral trade and investment under the aegis of the US-India Political Action Committee (USINPAC), a political advocacy group for the Indian American community. According t ...
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Wed, 28 Mar 2007
SOURCE : Times of India NEW DELHI: With a growing middle class and increasing propensity to spend on goods and services, India offers a more conducive market than China, says Danielle Duran, international trade coordinator for New Mexico state in the United States. 'China looks like a complex economy to tackle and they are very large. India is much more logical with booming new businesses and a growing middle class,' Duran said. Duran is heading a delegation of small and medium enterprises (SME ...
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Wed, 28 Mar 2007
SOURCE : Times of India NEW DELHI: With a growing middle class and increasing propensity to spend on goods and services, India offers a more conducive market than China, says Danielle Duran, international trade coordinator for New Mexico state in the United States. 'China looks like a complex economy to tackle and they are very large. India is much more logical with booming new businesses and a growing middle class,' Duran said. Duran is heading a delegation of small and medium enterprises (SME ...
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Mon, 12 Feb 2007
Source: WCVB-TV Boston, the Boston Channel NASHUA, N.H. -- Presidential hopeful Sen. Barack Obama made two campaign stops in the Granite State Monday. NewsCenter 5's Janet Wu reported that there was little opportunity for reporters to ask questions. Most of the press was banned from private gatherings where Obama spoke with influential Democrats. "My big concern is our standing in the global world. How do we educate our youngsters to compete globally?" voter Latha Mangipudi said. ...
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Wed, 07 Feb 2007
SOURCE : Deccan HeraldFrom Shyam Bhatia DH News Service Washington:Sean McCormack said at the daily briefing, "In concluding the civil nuclear agreement we have removed one of those obstacles to more full, broader and deeper relations between the United States and India." The U.S. State Department on Monday, underlined the significance of the Indo-US nuclear agreement, saying its conclusion has removed one of the obstacles to full, broader and deeper relations between Delhi and Washington. Respo ...
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Thu, 01 Feb 2007
SOURCE : Netindia123.com After putting their weight behind the India-US nuclear deal, the Indian American community is now hoping to get a seat for India in the UN Security council besides helping to resolve issues concerning small business and immigration.'As representatives of the Indian American community, we will be closely working with the new Congress,' Sanjay Puri, head of two community organisations, said at a reception for U.S. lawmakers at Capitol Hill to celebrate the India deal. The ...
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Tue, 30 Jan 2007
Release Date: January 23, 2007Washington, DC -- Today, leading members of Congress from both sides of the political spectrum hailed the emergence of a new age in US-India relations at a special State of the Union reception on Capitol Hill. The USINPAC-USIBA event was held just hours before President George W Bush's annual State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress. The lawmakers who attended the reception included key Congressmen such as newly appointed Chairman of the House ...
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Thu, 25 Jan 2007
SOURCE : The Pioneer Reading American minds S Rajagopalan With Hillary Clinton bidding for U.S. presidency, the buzz is whether Americansare ready for a woman head of state Is America ready for a woman President? That is the question dominating the air waves across the United States this week as Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton, the presumptive front-runner for the Democratic Party ticket, surprised the political class with a quiet declaration of her intent on her website. The world's lone superp ...
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Tue, 23 Jan 2007
SOURCE : Hindustan Times As the U.S. presidential campaign picks up steam, Indian-Americans expect to play a small but pivotal role in deciding who will be the next Oval Office inhabitant.This reflects both the unusually open nature of the 2008 race and the financial clout of the Indian-American community.'All the candidates want our support and this gives us a chance to push our agenda,' says Sanjay Puri of the Washington based US-India Political Action Committee.One person who is already wooi ...
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Mon, 08 Jan 2007
SOURCE : Hindustan Times Sanjay Puri may live in Washington, but his heart beats for India. An IT entrepreneur, he is also founder and chairman of the United States India Political Action Committee (USINPAC), one of the key groups which lobbied tirelessly to make the India U.S. civil nuclear cooperation deal a reality.Q: There were already so many organisations of Indians in the United States the India U.S. Friendship Council, the India Caucus, the Friends of India and so forth. What prompted y ...
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