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The India-born Muslim cop who keeps US Hindu temple safe

An eight-degree black-belt in Taekwondo and a kick-boxing champion, Lt Javed Khan is director of security at the Hindu temple in Indianapolis

A Mumbai-born Muslim police officer is the security in-charge of the largest Hindu temple in the Indianapolis city of US, setting an example of inter-faith cooperation and social harmony at a time when religious intolerance rhetoric is on the rise due to the election cycle, reports… 353 more words

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'Master of None' Aziz Ansari makes history

33-year-old becomes first Indian-American actor to land a lead comedy-acting Emmy nomination

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Aziz Ansari has made history as he has become the first Indian-American actor to land a lead comedy-acting Emmy nomination for his seriesMaster of None. 498 more words

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This Indian American teen is the rising star of American table tennis

At 16, California native Kanak Jha is the youngest male to represent the sport in the forthcoming Rio Olympics

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He can easily pass off as just another American teen going to school and playing sports. 454 more words

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How a Texan teen is taking LED bulbs to the poor

Meera Vashisht, a 13-year-old Indian-origin girl living in the US, raises Rs 1.4 lakh through crowdfunding

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When Meera Vashisht learnt about India’s ‘Unnat Jyoti by Affordable LEDs for all’ (UJALA) programme while working on her 7th-class science project in her hometown Texas in the US, she began to think whether it would be really possible for the country’s underprivileged to replace their incandescent bulbs with LED lamps that are over seven times as expensive? 403 more words

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Poorna Jagannathan to be a regular in HBO series 'The Night Of'

Indian American actress will be seen playing the role of Naz’s mother Safar Khan on the show, which premiered in India on Star World Premiere HD on July 13… 467 more words

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Young Indian-American Chefs Attend Fifth Annual Kids’ State Dinner Hosted by First Lady Michelle Obama

Indian-American whiz kids are among winners of 2016 White House recipe contest

By Geeta Goindi

Washington, DC, July 14, 2016 – It is one of the most exciting and endearing events at the White House: the Kids’ ‘State Dinner’ hosted by First Lady Michelle Obama celebrating winners of the Healthy Lunchtime Challenge, a nationwide recipe contest for children to promote cooking and healthy eating. 1,344 more words


An Indian spelling gene which is triggered by geography?

Indian Americans now totally dominate the US Spelling Bee competition. It was the third straight year of joint winners at the 2016 Scripps National Spelling Bee.  232 more words