Asian Indian American

AIF Announces Appointment of MasterCard CEO Ajay Banga as Co-Chair
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NEW YORK – The American India Foundation (AIF), a philanthropic organization working in the U.S. and India, has appointed Ajay Banga, President and Chief Executive Officer of MasterCard, as Co-Chair of its Board of Directors, bringing immense … No tags for this post.

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TV SNIPPETS: Karan V Grover, Yeh Rishta, Darr Sabko Lagta Hai, Ek Duje
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Mumbai– Actor Karan Mehra, who has been playing the role of Naitik Singhania in popular soap opera “Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai” since the last seven years, might leave the show in a few weeks. “The team of 'Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai' will be going to … No tags for this post.

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Confronting the Darker Skin Stigma in the South Asian Community
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Nearly every single Indian commercial or television show portrays its main characters with purely fair features—pale skin, often lighter hair complemented with dazzlingly pearly grins. India's dominating Bollywood film industry can attest to that as well. No tags for this post.

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The Indian Bridesmaid: How a Western Trend Entered the East
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Cultures give and take from one another in a multitude of ways. The age-old tradition of bridesmaids at Western weddings is no different. The chosen ones stand by the brides' side right up until she makes her almighty vows. But when did the bridesmaid … No tags for this post.

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Lots of hypocrisy in India regarding women
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California Honors Contributions of the Asian Indian American Community. • gallery Bindis and Bruises Opens March 4 in Chicago, Available for Touring and Workshops. • Former Indian Army chief Gen. K.V. Krishna Rao dies at 92. • Avni Patel's online … No tags for this post.

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Black students criticize racism protests organized by white students
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Would the same action been taken if the protester was Asian, Indian, American Indian, or Mexican? The hypersensitivity is getting out of control because the black people are starting a no win situation, and that goes for every race. Black students … No tags for this post.

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People in high-rise buildings may not survive cardiac arrest
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NEW YORK– Survival rates from cardiac arrest decreases the higher up the building a person lives, warns a new study. “Cardiac arrests that occur in high-rise buildings pose unique barriers for 911 — the emergency telephone number for the North … No tags for this post.

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Rock The Party – Rocky Handsome
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Rock The Party Lyrics from Rocky Handsome is sung, composed and written by Bombay Rockers. Get lyrics and video of this song which features Nora Fatehi No tags for this post.

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13 Most Memorable A.R. Rahman Songs of All Time
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Since starting a musical studio in his own back yard in the 1980s to winning the Academy Award for best soundtrack for Slumdog Millionaire in 2008, A.R. Rahman's life story serves as a powerful source of inspiration. By Farah Khan on May 27, 2015 at 11 … No tags for this post.

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Chris Norby dogged by hotel-stay incident
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Today, the California Fair Political Practices Commission (FPPC) will consider whether to accept the recommendation of an administrative hearing in regards to an incident five years ago, when Norby was still an Orange County Supervisor. The incident … No tags for this post.

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Global Genesis Group Acquires Worldwide Rights to the Award Winning Film the …
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Agoura Hills, CA — (ReleaseWire) — 11/04/2014 — Global Genesis Group is proud to announce that they have acquired the exclusive worldwide distribution rights to the award-winning feature film “The Distance Between Us”. The film was awarded the TWIFF … No tags for this post.

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Be Like Arish Singh
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96 percent of Bangladeshi, 91 percent of Pakistani, and 84 percent of Asian Indian American voters surveyed in a poll conducted by the Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund voted for President Obama in 2012. That's higher than the total of 77 … No tags for this post.

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Who's next? 8 cardinal contenders who could succeed Pope Benedict
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The bookmakers in Europe already have their favorites, but the world won't know who will succeed Pope Benedict XVI until that puff of white smoke is sent up the chimney of the conclave room next month. The College of Cardinals has no shortage of … No tags for this post.

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Locally, we're almost bystanders in this national mid-term election year
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Neither of California's senators, Dianne Feinstein and Barbara Boxer, is up for re-election this year. Elected for the first time in 1992, Feinstein will next have to run in 2018. GovTrack characterizes her as a “rank-and-file Democrat” solidly to the … No tags for this post.

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Marketing and more: Liars, damn liars, and lying politicians
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Based on my lifestyle, needs and budget, a compact car would be a good choice for me. The salesman at the showroom was pointing out the car's features when Sam interrupted us. “I am from the government and we have determined that you would be safer … No tags for this post.

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