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Trump again asks Apple to start manufacturing in US


Washington, Sep 9: After Apple hinted at increasing the price of its products owing to tariffs on China, US President Donald Trump has once again asked the iPhone maker to shift manufacturing from Beijing to Washington.Apple has written a letter to the Trump administration, saying the proposed $200 billion tariffs on China-made...

Trump seeks to move past Stormy Daniels lawsuit


Washington, Sep 9: US President Donald Trump has sought to move past a lawsuit from pornstar Stormy Daniels, stating in a court filing that he would not seek to enforce a 2016 settlement agreement between Daniels and Trump's former attorney, Michael Cohen.The so-called hush agreement, forged between Daniels and Cohen on behalf...

White House narrows search for anonymous op-ed writer


Washington, Sep 9: White House aides have narrowed down their search for the anonymous author of the New York Times op-ed that alleged an internal resistance to President Donald Trump in his own administration, an informed sources told CNN.Trump is still obsessed with finding the person, though he is being counselLed by...

BJANA felicitates Padma Bhushan Udit Narayan


New Jersey: The Bihar Jharkhand Association of North America (BJANA) felicitated acclaimed Bollywood singer Padma Bhushan Udit Narayan at Royal Albert Palace in Edison on September 3 at a special event. The meet and greet lunch event hosted about 200+ of Narayans fans, some of whom participated in a program of their own....

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...

Ahead of high-level talks with India, US says “no change” for H-1B visas


Washington, DC:There has been no change in the processing of H-1B visas, the Trump Administration has said ahead of next weeks two-plus-two dialogue between India and the US, during which External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj is expected to raise the issue. We are already raising the issue formally at various fora. We are...

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...

Be part of interactive theatrical production ‘The Big Fat Indian Wedding’

Post Date: September 8, 2018

Austin:A unique four-day interactive theatrical production The Big Fat Indian Weddingwill run fromSept. 6 through 9at Mueller Lake Park in Austin, Texas bringing along experiential drama for audiences who can be part of it for a small fee. Directed by Indian American director/actor/musician/entrepreneur Prakash Mohandas, the innovative concept will give an opportunity to...