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Ahmed Daver Faheem to head West Virginia Board of Medicine
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Ahmed Daver Faheem to head West Virginia Board of Medicine

Dr Faheem is the second Indian-American physician to be elected to this position. Aziz Haniffa/Rediff.com reports Hyderabad-born Dr Ahmed Daver Faheem, an alumnus of J N Medical College at Aligarh Muslim University in Uttar Pradesh, has been elected president, West Virginia Board of Medicine. Beckley, West Virginia-based Dr Faheem is the second Indian-American physician to be elected to this position, years after Dr Sarjit Singh of Weirton, West Virginia. Dr Faheem’s election, in a now ... Rediff.com, 2 weeks ago
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EXCLUSIVE! Obama didn't know of Modi's US visa ban

The President was apparently unaware of the Narendra Modi visa ban controversy till April. Aziz Haniffa/Rediff.com has the scoop. President Barack Obama was apparently totally unaware of the raging controversy over the visa ban on Narendra Modi till April this year. Several United States lawmakers, on the urging of their Indian-American constituents, over the past few years were writing to then secretary of state Hillary Clinton and her successor John F Kerry, calling on the US State Department ...
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The world at his fingertips: Meet the National Geographic Bee champ

Akhil Rekulapelli, 13, winner of National Geographic Bee 2014 spoke with Aziz Haniffa about his preparation and future plans Akhil Rekulapelli, 13, of Dulles, Virginia, an eighth-grader at Stone Hill Middle School in Ashburn, won the 26th annual National Geographic Bee, May 21 at the National Geographic headquarters in Washington, DC. Akhil, who finished fourth at the 2013 National Geographic Bee, is the first student from Virginia to win the competition. Among the prizes he walked away with ...
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Tamil Nadu, India's model for organ transplants

"Tamil Nadu has the most efficient and effective cadaver transplant programme in India," says Virginia Vaidhyanathan of the India-US Transplant Foundation.Aziz Haniffa/Rediff.com discovers how the US-based charitable organisation, founded by Mrs Vaidhyanathan after Indian doctors saved her husband's life, is closely linked to the story of organ transplants in IndiaThe India-US Transplant Foundation, founded by New York-based Virginia 'Ginny' Vaidhyanathan after Indian doctors saved her ...
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Vardhan promises 15-day approval for Indian-American doctors

Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan, while addressing American Association of Physicians Of Indian Origin members, promised Narendra Modi-led NDA government’s approval within 15 days if Indian-American doctors apply online for the area of choice where they want to serve. Rediff.com’s Aziz Haniffa reports from San Antonio. Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan, who keynoted the gala dinner of the AAPI at the organisation’s 32nd annual convention held in San Antonio, called ...
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'India's implicit support to Russia is disappointing to the US'

Several American lawmakers have slammed India for failing to condemn Russia’s aggression in Ukraine, Russian rebels’ downing of flight MH17 and the annexation of Crimea. The leaders also raised the issue of repeated abuse and violence against minorities and women in India. Aziz Haniffa reports.  The United States of America slammed India on Thursday for condoning the Russian aggression in Ukraine, Moscow’s annexation of Crimea and wondered if India could truly be trusted ...
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$1.2 mn bash planned for Modi in New York

Narendra Modi, then an RSS karyakarta, seen above on a visit to New York in the early 1990s. When he arrives in New York in late September, he will be the prime minister of India and a very different reception awaits him. The Prime Minister's Office has made clear Modi's wishes that the reception planned for him at New York's famed Madison Square Garden should not carry the imprimatur of any community organisation, but be under the auspices of a 'Reception Committee for the Prime Minister of ...
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'Red Austin knew more about the Constitution than most Indians'

'His death leaves a void in the hearts of all those who care about India and its great experiment with rule by the people.' 'He was one of the last of the generation of American scholars on India who got their start during Nehru's India, and whose views really took shape in that period.' Friends and colleagues pay rich tributes to the 'charming, approachable, and very accessible' Indian Constitution scholar Granville 'Red' Austin. Aziz Haniffa/Rediff.com reports from Washington, DC Friends, ...
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Few people know Modi has a soft heart: Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

Lack of understanding, sense of belonging, trust, and probably misinterpretation of scriptures are causes of religious extremism, says Sri Sri Ravi Shankar at an interaction organised by a neo-conservative American think tank. Aziz Haniffa/Rediff.com reports from Washington, DC. Spiritual guru Sri Sri Ravi Shankar, a close friend and confidant of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, has described India’s new leader as "a tough man, with a soft heart". During an interaction at the ...
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'We need to stop thinking about how older people are a burden to society'

Distinguished Indian American professor of psychiatry and neurosciences Dr Dilip V Jeste has been appointed the first associate dean for Healthy Aging and Senior Care at the University of California. In an exclusive conversation with Aziz Haniffa, Dr Jeste speaks elaborately on his road map ahead, and also the need to change mindset towards ageing and aged people.  Dr Dilip V Jeste, MD, distinguished professor of psychiatry and neurosciences, University of California, San Diego, has been ...
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