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NY businessman laments bad run of investing in India


New York: An Indian-American entrepreneur with import-export business in New York has appealed for justice as he is likely to lose a significant investment made in Maharashtra. Harssh Madhok apparently created 200 jobs in Thane, near Mumbai, by setting up a Volkswagen car dealership. He is now faced with a situation where all...

Lupinacci Co-Hosts Kick-Off of Gandhi’s 150th Birthday Year of Celebration


Huntington, NY: Supervisor Chad A. Lupinacci co-hosted the launch of a year of festivities commemorating Mahatma Gandhis 150thbirthday with Arvind Vora and Bakul Matalia of the Shanti Fund and Hon. Sandeep Chakravorty, Consul General of India in New York, where they were joined by Town and State Officials, on Friday, September 7...

India remains on White House ‘major’ list on drug trade


New York, Sep 12: India continues to remain on the White House list of countries that are major transit points for or producer of illicit drugs.The annual list was released on Tuesday as US President Donald Trump prepared for a global campaign against drugs at the UN later in September. The 21 countries...

Indian-born filmmaker Priyanka Das trains spotlight on alternative art films


New York: Emerging filmmaker Priyanka Dass feature debut- Under the Jazz.Circulation. Formation. is all set to be released in film festivals. India-born Das received her MFA and MA in film from Ohio University and now creates alternative art films. She finds a great perspective in the cultural and social layers that make up her...

Indian-origin doctor jailed for health care fraud


New York:An Indian-origin woman has been sentenced to over five years in prison for health care fraud and making false statements related to a health care benefits program. Vilasini Ganesh was sentenced on August 28 to 63 months in prison, US Attorney Alex Tse said. Vilasini Ganesh, 47 and her husband Gregory Belcher, 56,...

Indian CEO of two tech firms arrested for visa fraud

Post Date: September 8, 2018

New York:An Indian citizen, who was the CEO of two information technology companies in the US, has been arrested in connection with a multi-year visa-fraud scheme involving forged and fraudulent documents to get visas such as H-1B for over 200 foreign workers. Pradyumna Kumar Samal, 49, was taken into custody as he arrived...

United for Impact


A Roundtable for Organizations working in the Development Sector in India, held at the Consulate of India in New York on August 21. 25 non-profits working on projects in India met for experience sharing, coordination networking for creating impact in India. It includedIndiaspora Forum,Ekal Vidyalaya Foundation USA,Pratham USA,The Akanksha Fund Inc.,AAPIChildrens Hope...

Two Indians among 19 arrested for illegally entering US from Mexico

Post Date: September 8, 2018

New York: Two Indian nationals were among 19 people arrested by the US border patrol officials in California for entering the country illegally by boat from Mexico. The US Border Patrol agents working in coordination with the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) law enforcement partners, arrested 19 people, a press release from the...

Indian-origin executive settles charges with SEC, another charged for making false claims

Post Date: September 8, 2018

New York: An Indian-origin executive has settled charges with the US Securities and Exchange Commission for overstating the companys subscriber base, while another Indian-origin person was charged for making similar misrepresentations. Hari Ravichandran, 42 former chief executive of web hosting company Endurance International Group Holdings and former chief financial officer Waruna Ellawala knowingly...