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South-Asian organisations want US to end spying on Muslim-Americans

Last Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014, 06:55

Expressing concern over reports that NSA and FBI monitored emails of prominent Muslim- Americans under procedures intended to target terrorists and spies, a coalition of South Asian organisations has appealed to the US to end surveillance on "innocent" community members.

NSA spied on five Muslim-Americans including Indian-American

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014, 23:19

The US National Security Agency (NSA) and the FBI spied on five prominent Muslim-American activists, including an Indian-origin attorney, according to the leaked documents which showed use of objectionable religious slurs against these individuals.

Four India-born Americans honoured in US

Last Updated: Saturday, July 05, 2014, 11:53

Four India-born Americans were recognised for their contributions to the US along with 36 other people in the annual Great Immigrants tribute in New York on the American independence day.

Half of Americans can't go a day without cell phone: survey

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 02, 2014, 16:51

The Bank of America Trends in Consumer Mobility Report was based on telephone surveys of 1,000 smartphone users.

Development in India and China adds to the CO2 emission: Obama

Last Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014, 05:54

The fast developing economies of India and China are adding to the emission of carbon dioxide, US President Barack Obama has said asking Americans to be ready and adopt more and more green technologies.

Fewer Americans support US withdrawal from Iraq: Poll

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014, 20:39

While US President Barack Obama had overwhelming public backing when he pulled US forces out of Iraq in 2011, support for that decision now has dropped 14 points, a Gallup poll released Wednesday found.

Creations by Indian-Americans showcased at White House event

Last Updated: Thursday, June 19, 2014, 15:30

A USD 5 chemistry set and some other tools designed by Indian-Americans have been highlighted at the White House`s first ever Maker Faire hosted by President Barack Obama to showcase new ideas and inventions.

US economy shows strength with solid jobs gains in May

Last Updated: Saturday, June 07, 2014, 09:39

The US economy added a net 217,000 positions last month, nearly all from private companies.

Last of Navajo ``code talkers`` dies in New Mexico

Last Updated: Thursday, June 05, 2014, 02:28

The last of 29 Navajo Americans who developed an unbreakable code that helped Allied forces win the second World War died in New Mexico of kidney failure at the age of 93.

Clinton defends response to Benghazi

Last Updated: Saturday, May 31, 2014, 02:48

Hillary Rodham Clinton defended her response to the deadly 2012 terrorist attack in Benghazi, Libya, writing in her new book that she will "not be part of a political slugfest on the backs of dead Americans."

S&P again hits new high on growth expectations

Last Updated: Friday, May 30, 2014, 01:56

U.S. stocks rose on Thursday and the benchmark S&P 500 index hit a record intraday high for the third straight day as traders bet on improvement in the second quarter even as data showed the world`s largest economy contracted in the first quarter.

Indian-Americans celebrate Narendra Modi`s elevation as PM

Last Updated: Monday, May 26, 2014, 21:11

Indian-American community greeted the elevation of Narendra Modi as Prime Minister with a series of celebrations across America.