Pakistani American

#DontEraseIndia And The Conflation Of Religion And Politics
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Throughout college and beyond, I've made friends that are Sri Lankan-American, Pakistani-American, Nepali-American, and Bangladeshi-American, in addition to the many friends who share my Indian-American background. And I've found that I have far … No tags for this post.

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Six Indian-Americans Are Among 2016 Soros Fellows
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The two other South Asians in the list are Abubakar Abid, a Pakistani-American and Akbar Hossain, a Bangladeshi-American. With six of them in the list, the Indian-Americans represent the highest number of fellows this year, followed by China with five. No tags for this post.

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Pakistani American Anila Ali Running for Irvine City Council
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Pakistani American Anila Ali, a lifelong educator who has taught for 20 years at the middle and high school levels, is running for a city council seat in Irvine, Calif., the city she has called home since 1996. (Facebook photo). Posted: Tuesday, April … No tags for this post.

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The 65-year old infant — IV
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In hopefully the final installment of next week, I will lay out those solutions for the benefit of my readers. (To be continued). The writer is a Pakistani-American mortgage banker. He blogs at http://dasghar.blogspot.com and can be reached at dasghar … No tags for this post.

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NYC comes together to support Pakistan following terror attacks
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"I think the important thing when terrorists strike is to show the world that we are together and that there is solidarity and there is international solidarity," said Ambassador Lodhi. Ameena Zia is a Pakistani American whose family happens to be from … No tags for this post.

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Haris Durrani and Technologies of the Self, Interviewed by Saadia Faruqi
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Saadia Faruqi is Pakistani American author of “Brick Walls: Tales of Hope & Courage from Pakistan” She writes for a number of publications including Huffington Post and The Islamic Monthly about the global contemporary Muslim experience and about … No tags for this post.

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Trump threatens a 'rough time' at the Republican National Convention if he isn …
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Current GOP front runner Donald Trump said during a speech in Syracuse, New York on Saturday that the Republican party will have a “rough time” at the party convention in Cleveland in July if his voters aren't heard, according to KCCI. Trump is angry … No tags for this post.

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A Colonial Canvas: The Art of Shazia Sikander
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It is a fitting and provocative setting for a landmark new exhibition by the Pakistani-American artist Shahzia Sikander, aptly titled The Apparatus of Power. Sikander is a MacArthur Genius grant-winning visual artist whose 25-year career has spanned … No tags for this post.

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US had once financed my trip to Pak, reveals Headley in cross-examination
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Mumbai: Pakistani-American terrorist David Headley on Wednesday said that the US had once financed his trip to Pakistan and also claimed that he had "donated" about Rs70 lakh to Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) till 2006, two years before the Mumbai attacks. No tags for this post.

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How Comic Fans Got Their Faith Back
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More women and people of color are working behind the scenes on comics as writers and illustrators, which has led to the development of more dynamic and diverse characters: There's Ms. Marvel, or Kamala Khan, a Pakistani American girl written by the … No tags for this post.

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BJP alleges Sonia Gandhi behind change in Ishrat Jahan file
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He alleged that Chidambaram had in 2011 written to the SIT probing the case that the government could not share what Pakistani American terrorist David Coleman Headley said about Ishrat. Headley had claimed that she was an LeT operative. The fresh … No tags for this post.

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Donald Trump protest lasts four hours in downtown Syracuse
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Syracuse University's student body president Aysha Seedat shared her own story for why she wanted to be there. After Sept. 11, she said she felt ashamed as a young Pakistani-American Muslim, after realizing people were committing terrorist acts on … No tags for this post.

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Hafiz Saeed wanted to teach Bal Thackeray 'a lesson': David Headley
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Mumbai: In a startling revelation during his cross-examination on Saturday, Pakistani-American terrorist David Coleman Headley said that Jamaat-ud-Dawa Hafiz Saeed wanted to teach Shiv Sena supreme, Bal Thackeray, a 'lesson' and Headley told him he … No tags for this post.

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'Prison Break' Season 5 Adds A New Star: Will It Combat Muslim Stereotypes?
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Prison Break Season 5 has already broken free of stereotypes. The show which began shooting in three cities in Morocco has just taken the show to many more shades of grey in pop culture, casting Pakistani-American Faran Tahir as the character Jamil. No tags for this post.

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Ishrat Jahan controversy: Why BJP has hit political potluck against the Congress
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Ishrat Jahan. File Photo of Ishrat Jahan. Pakistani-American terrorist David Headley claimed on Thursday that Ishrat Jahan was an operative of terror outfit Lashkar-e-Taiba. Photo: PTI. ALSO READ. The Ishrat issue How the tide turned for BJP in Ishrat … No tags for this post.

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