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No jail time for former TVU students in visa fraud case

No jail time for former TVU students in visa fraud case

The fours students have been served probation sentence and community service. Ritu Jha/ reports Former Tri Valley University students Vishal Dasa, Anji Reddy Dirisinala, Ramakrishna Reddy Karra and Tushar Tambe, who were facing federal criminal charges, have been spared of serving the one-year jail time. On July 11, the day of sentencing, they told US Magistrate Judge Kandis A Westmore at the federal courthouse in Oakland, California, that "they regret what they have done."   ..., 2 weeks ago

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'Har Har Modi' chants sweep Calfornia's Bay Area

Ladoos, band, bajaa and chants took over California after NaMo supporters stepped out to celebrate his victory. Ritu Jha/ reports. Chants of 'Har Har Modi' and 'Vande Mataram' resounded in parts of California after Narendra Modi and the Bharatiya Janata Party won a thumping victory in India's general election. The Indian Diaspora in California came alive on Friday celebrating the news by distributing ladoos to passersby and chanting slogans to praise Modi outside City Hall in ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago

After a lull, boys outshine girls in the UPSC exam

Krishna Uppuluri & Ritu Raj/ Zee Research Group Contrary to what has become the norm in the recent past, this year boys have left behind girls in the Union Public Services Commission (UPSC) examinations with the top three ranks going to them.
 ZeeNews.com1 month ago
Indian Express

Ragas in the Rain

Pandit Chhannulal Mishra. Summary In fact it's his efforts along with the likes of Girija Devi that have given a serious status to thumri. The last time Pandit Chhannulal Mishra came to the Capital, it was for the swearing-in ceremony of ...
 Indian Express2 weeks ago

Photos: 'The longest running' Ramayana play in US

The annual three-day grand production of ‘Ramayana’ organised by the Mount Madonna School in California is a 36-year-old tradition, and is billed as ‘the longest running Western production of the Indian classic epic’. This year the play with 200 student cast members was held from June 6 to June 8. Ritu Jha reports. ‘Ramayana’ is not just an annual graduation event but a tradition that has been going on for generations, said Lara Kilpatrick, director of ...
 Rediff.com2 weeks ago

Modi won't do anything radical soon: US expert

‘Modi is an RSS man; he thinks like an RSS man and I don’t think the Sangh is going to give up on their agenda’Thomas Blom Hansen, who has extensively studied Hindu-Muslim relations, talks to Ritu JhaPrime Minister Narendra Modi has reinvented himself as a strong populist leader, an American expert has observed.Thomas Blom Hansen, director of Centre for South Asia and Reliance-Dhirubhai Ambani Professor of Anthropology at Stanford University, believes that Modi wants to make ...
 Rediff.com3 weeks ago

NRI starts petition against threat to Shubha Mudgal at US concert

Raj Bhanot, co-founder of the Sunnyvale Hindu Temple, reportedly confronted Mudgal saying that he would not tolerate her anti-Modi and anti-Hindu stand. Ritu Jha reports. The California-based Alliance of South Asians Taking Action has started a petition demanding that a Sunnyvale Hindu Temple board member publicly apologise to well-known classical singer Shubha Mudgal for threatening her at an concert. The petition says Mudgal was threatened for her political views just before her concert at ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

US-based Sankara Eye Foundation to focus on Bihar

At the annual Bihar Diwas celebrations hosted by the Bihar Foundation West Coast in Cupertino, California on May 3, the Sankara Eye Foundation, a United States-based non-profit organisation, whose aim is to eradicate curable blindness in India by 2020, announced that it will set up a hospital in the eastern Indian state. Ritu Jha reports Founded in 2009, the Bihar Foundation West Coast is a chapter of the Bihar Foundation run by the Bihar state government. “There’s a lack of eye ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

'Want death penalty for him... he has no guilt about killing my sister'

Confessed Balvir Singh, 42, who was charged with murdering his wife Anita Sindhu at their home in California, in court.  Hundreds of people, including Sindhu’s colleagues, community members and elected officials attended the service in Hayward, California on June 1. Ritu Jha reports   Balvir Singh, who came to the United States six weeks ago, confessed in the courtroom last week that he had killed his wife. “I loved my wife and I killed her, mujhe phansi de do (hang ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

Indian ambassador visits Microsoft, Starbucks office in California

Indian Ambassador to United States S Jaishankar listened to the concerns raised by Indian Americans during his first visit West Coast. He also visited leading corporations like Boeing, Microsoft, Amazon, and Starbucks during his trip. Ritu Jha reports. Dual citizenship, postal ballots and delay in visa processing were some of the issues raised by the Indian-American community to Indian Ambassador to the United States Dr S Jaishankar on his first visit to Seattle, Washington, on May 5 and 6. ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago
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