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Nikki Haley faces new challenge from retd judge in re-election bid

Last Updated: Thursday, April 24, 2014, 00:01

Indian-American South Carolina governor Nikki Haley is facing fresh challenge in her re-election bid with a retired judge joining the race for governorship as an independent.

Michelle asks Miss America about suspended student

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014, 13:52

US First Lady Michelle Obama has enquired from Indian-origin Miss America Nina Davuluri about the suspension of a high school student who had asked the beauty queen to be his prom night date.

100 Punjabi youths still detained in US for illegal entry

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014, 13:24

An Indian-American community organisation has sought the intervention of US lawmakers for securing the release of about 100 Punjabi youths detained by US immigration authorities in Texas for entering the US illegally.

16-year-old survives in wheel well of US flight

Last Updated: Monday, April 21, 2014, 15:11

A 16-year-old boy stowed away in the wheel well of a flight from California to Hawaii, surviving the trip halfway across the Pacific Ocean unharmed despite frigid temperatures at 38,000 feet (11,500 meters) and a lack of oxygen, FBI and airline officials said.

`Captain America` tops box office charts for third week with $26.6 m earnings

Last Updated: Monday, April 21, 2014, 13:55

`Captain America: The Winter Soldier` retained it`s numero uno position at the box office for third successive week, adding another 26 million dollars to its accounts, according to reports.

US couple married 70 years die 15 hours apart

Last Updated: Sunday, April 20, 2014, 00:58

An Ohio couple who held hands at breakfast every morning even after 70 years of marriage have died 15 hours apart.

US Democrats return Chatwal`s illegal campaign funds

Last Updated: Sunday, April 20, 2014, 00:40

Several top Democratic leaders in the US are returning the funds collected by Indian-American hotelier Sant Singh Chatwal in the wake of his guilty plea to federal prosecutors for making thousands of dollars in illegal donations to political campaigns through "straw donors".

US teen suspended for asking Miss America to prom

Last Updated: Saturday, April 19, 2014, 21:09

An 18-year old high school student in in the US state of Pennsylvania has been suspended after he asked Indian-origin Miss America Nina Davuluri to be his date on prom night when the beauty queen was visiting his school.

Democrats rush to get rid of tainted Sant Singh Chatwal donations

Last Updated: Saturday, April 19, 2014, 15:16

With Indian-American hotel magnate, the high-profile Sant Singh Chatwal, pleading guilty to federal campaign finance fraud, several prominent Democratic leaders are rushing to return or donate to charity cash collected by their major fund-raiser.

US teen suspended for asking Miss America Nina Davuluri to prom

Last Updated: Saturday, April 19, 2014, 10:46

A Pennsylvania teenager has been suspended for asking the first ever Indian-American Miss America Nina Davuluri to the prom, the annual end of the year dance for high school students.

White House names Indian-American "Solar Champion of Change"

Last Updated: Saturday, April 19, 2014, 10:38

White House has named Indian-American professor Rajendra Singh as one of ten "Solar Champions of Change" who are taking the initiative to spur solar deployment across America.

US arrests about 80 immigrants at Texas camp

Last Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014, 23:36

At least 80 immigrants suspected of entering the United States illegally have been arrested in a makeshift encampment in South Texas.