According to sources northern Nevada cardiologist pleaded guilty today to distributing highly addictive prescription drugs Oxycodone and Hydrocodone to patients without a medical purpose, announced U.S. Attorney Dayle Elieson for the District of Nevada. Reportedly Dr. Devendra I. Patel, aka Devendrakumar I. Patel, 59, of Elko, who owns and operates Northeastern Nevada Cardiology, was indicted
Atlanta sources reported that Federation of Indian-American Associations of Georgia (FIA Georgia), representing nearly 200,000 Indian-Americans in the state, formally sought the assistance of the Government of India in establishing direct flights from Atlanta to major Indian cities like Mumbai, Ahmedabad, Hyderabad, New Delhi, Bangalore and Kolkata.
New York sources reported that the US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) said on Friday that the proposed changes would be “introducing a more meritorious selection of beneficiaries” and “help ensure that H-1B visas are awarded to the most-skilled or highest-paid petition beneficiaries” under President Donald Trump’s “Buy American, Hire American” executive order.
Mumbai sources reported that wedding ceremony of actress Priyanka Chopra and her American singer beau Nick Jonas has officially started with a puja ceremony. Accordingly Priyanka and Nick stepped outside to meet and greet the fans and media. The couple was seen waving at the fans and happily smiling for the camera crew.
Mumbai sources reported that actor Aamir Khan has taken full responsibility for the debacle of ‘Thugs of Hindustan’, and has apologized to the audience for not being able to entertain them even though the team tried hard to give the high budget film its best shot. Meanwhile Aamir interacted with the media at the second edition of Cinestaan India’s Storyteller Script Contest 2018 along with writers
New Delhi sources stated that ahead of his wedding with actress Priyanka Chopra, American singer Nick Jonas has arrived in India. Currently as Priyanka is currently shooting for her upcoming film “The Sky is Pink” in the capital, she personally welcomed Nick here and later posted a loved-up photograph with him on Instagram.
According to sources an American tourist who tried to reach out to the pre-neolithic and isolated Sentinelese tribe in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands was killed by a single arrow shot by a tribal. Meanwhile John Allen Chau is believed to have died around November 17. He arranged his trip to the restricted island for missionary activities, the Andaman Police said, adding that efforts were on to locate his body.
Washington sources reported that an Indian-origin professor in the US compelled his students to act as his personal servants. Accordingly the Kansas City Star daily in a report on Sunday said that it had found that over Professor Ashim Mitra’s 24 years as a leader in the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) School of Pharmacy, his students hauled equipment and bused tables at his social events.
New Delhi sources stated that a US Embassy official said the number of Indian students studying in the US increased by 5% since last year, coming second only to the Chinese students. Meanwhile the growth, however, declined from last year’s 12%, indicating, to an extent, the cost-sensitivity of Indian students in choosing the US as their higher education destination, with a weak rupee causing a steep rise in the cost of living there.
Washington sources reported that FBI report showed released Tuesday that a total of 7,175 hate crime incidents were reported to the Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) Program in 2017, up from 6,121 in 2016, said the UCR Program’s annual Hate Crime Statistics report. Meanwhile it’s the third year in a row the FBI has reported an increase in hate crimes. The number of hate crimes in 2016 rose about 5% from 2015.
As per report understanding this need, Network 18’ Global Conclave for Indian Realty (GCIR) wrapped up its second edition of knowledge series in Dubai that aimed at educating and engaging NRIs about the “Right Bets” in luxury homes and the “Dos and Don’ts of buying property in India”.
Washington sources reported that US President Donald Trump confirmed that he is planning to put an end to what he called the “ridiculous” law that grants citizenship to all children born in US territory. Trump said in an interview “We are the only country in the world where a person comes in and has a baby, and the baby is essentially a citizen of the US with all of those benefits”.
New Delhi sources stated that External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said that India will raise the issue of changing H1B visa norms with the US at the 2+2 dialogue scheduled to be held on September 6 in New Delhi and Sushma Swaraj told Rajya Sabha “They are already raising the issue formally at various foray and are speaking on it with the White House, with state administration as well as with Congressmen and they will raise it humbly at the 2+2 dialogue on September 6 in New Delhi".
New York sources reported that all the four Indian-American Democrat members of the House of Representatives were re-elected in Tuesday’s election and a member of the community won the Attorney General’s position in Wisconsin state. Meanwhile Raja Krishnamoorthi, who represents a constituency
Washington sources reported that Kishore Kumar Kavuru, 46, was arrested on Friday and was presented before US Magistrate Judge Susan van Keulen. Meanwhile the US Department of Justice said in a press release that he was charged with 10 counts of visa fraud and 10 counts of mail fraud in connection with a scheme to maintain a pool of foreign workers for the clients of Kavuru’s consulting companies.