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Astronomical Hospital Charges in US ‘Shocking’, says Study

Given a chance, capitalism will show its ugly side on human life and its care as is evident from the atronomical prices that the US hospital charge their gullible patients, shows a survey released on Monday. Even minor procedures cost 10 times the actual cost and irrespective of their location or star status, medical hospitals have charged 1000 times the ...

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Hindu temple vandalised in US

In the latest attack on Hindu houses of worship in the US, a temple has been vandalised in Texas “horrifying” both Hindus and non-Hindus, who have offered to help the temple clean the damage, media reported. In the attack at the North Texas Hindu Mandir in Lake Highlands suburb of Dallas, vandals painted symbols of devil worship on the temple’s ...

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BCCI invites bids for IPL-2015 US rights

BCCI has invited tenders or bids from reputed companies in the US or with global reputation to acquire media rights to the Indian Premier League (IPL 2015 to 2017) for the territory of the United States of America.. It follows after selling the rights for India to Satr TV arm Novi Digital for 3 years till 2017. For the US territory, ...

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White House highlights Obama trip with pics and fun video

The White House posted the highlights of President Barack Obama’s visit to India with several pictures and a light hearted video report anchored by Indian-American Hollywood star Kal Penn. First Lady Michelle Obama @FLOTUS tweeted followers Thursday to “Check out the photos of the President and First Lady at the Republic Day parade in India at go.wh.gov/ij5fVCa¿ Titled “Chalein saath ...

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Yoga Otgrows India in US as $27 billion industry

From tired housewives to stressed executives, Hollywood stars to US First Lady Michelle Obama, they all do it, with yoga studios mushrooming in every large city from San Francisco to New York and capital Washington. With the world recognising the health benefits of yoga, the ancient Indian art of keeping fit is going places fuelling a $27 billion industry in ...

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Ebola News Update: Obama Hugs Ebola-Cured Nurse Nina Pham (Photo)

US President Barack Obama greeted nurse Nina Pham in the Oval Office with a big hug to celebrate her recovery from the Ebola virus, which she was the first person in the country to contract. Obama met with Pham, 26, in the White House, where photographers immortalised an embrace that reflected the president’s wish to calm American citizens following the ...

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‘Osama bin Laden’s death didn’t quench Americans desire for revenge’

The killing of Al Qaeda terrorist Osama bin Laden did not fully quench Americans’ desire for revenge. Instead, according to research, US citizens have a stronger desire to take further revenge against those who were responsible for the 9/11 terrorist attacks. As the third anniversary of bin Laden’s death falls May 2, a team of social psychology researchers has questioned ...

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How an Indian in America duped investors in China?

NEW YORK (GIN): In a massive fraudulent case involving duping investors into believing they were putting money down for successful businesses in America that would grant them Green Cards within a short period of time, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has announced charges and an asset freeze against an Indian origin entrepreneur living in Illinois and two companies associated ...

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IIT alumni meet in New York ponders success

By Sujeet Rajan NEW YORK: Sixty years ago, on August 18, 1951, when the first Indian Institute of Technology was inaugurated at Kharagpur, the New York Times ran a front page story which emphasized that in course of time, the “IITians will be known for their loyalty to their alma mater and many Alumni Associations will be active in India ...

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