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CONSUMER DEBT RELIEF BILL

WIECKOWSKI, DE LEÓN CALL FOR PASSAGE

(Above): (L-r): Jessica Bartholow, Western Center on Law and Poverty; Matt Campbell, Attorney General Kamala Harris’ Office; Ted Mermin, East Bay Community Law Center; Senator Bob Wieckowski (D-Fremont); Senate President Pro Tem Kevin de León
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A SILVER LINING

INDIA SEEKS TO ENCASH OIL PRICE BONANZA

People buying gasoline and diesel at an Indian Oil gas station at Srisailam, Telangana, India. (iStock | Getty Images) The stock markets in India might have crashed, while onion prices in the country have sky
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INDO-PAK TALKS STANDOFF

A DEAD-END TO UFA AGREEMENT

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj with Foreign Secretary S. Jaishankar (l) and MEA spokesperson Vikas Swarup (r) addresses a news conference in New Delhi, Aug. 22.   (Kamal Kishore | PTI) Talks between the National Security
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REMEMBERING HAMIDA AAPA

EMINENT URDU WRITER PASSES AWAY

Hamida Salim signing her book. (Shaheer Khan) Eminent Urdu writer Hamida Salim passed away August 16, at the age of 93, at her home in Delhi. My interactions with Hamida Aapa began about 10 years
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YOGA GIVES BACK

"THANK YOU MOTHER INDIA” FUNDRAISER IN MALIBU, CALIF.

Yoga Gives Back (YGB) proudly announces that Mallika Chopra, author of Living with Intent, will receive the first-ever Yoga Gives Back Namaste Award at the foundation’s fourth-annual Thank You Mother India fundraiser taking place Sept.
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FESTIVAL OF GLOBE AWARDS

A CELEBRATION OF GLOBAL CINEMA IN SILICON VALLEY

The first Festival of Globe Awards (#FOGAwards), Aug. 15, at San Jose Center for Performing Arts, honored world cinema with movie stars in attendance. It brought movie stars from the world to San Jose, Calif., for
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PHOTOSEVENTS • COMMUNITY • BOLLYWOOD

SAARE JAHAAN SE ACHCHA

CELEBRATING INDIA AT INDEPENDENCE DAY FESTIVAL IN FREMONT, CALIF.

FIA of Northern California (#FIANC) celebrates India’s 69th. Independence Day with usual pomp and style, Aug. 15-16. This year, however, the festival was inclusive with many other ethnic communities joining in the celebrations. This year, in
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VIDEOSEVENTS • COMMUNITY • BOLLYWOOD

FESTIVAL OF GLOBE AWARDS

A CELEBRATION OF GLOBAL CINEMA IN SILICON VALLEY

The first Festival of Globe Awards (#FOGAwards), Aug. 15, at San Jose Center for Performing Arts, honored world cinema with movie stars in attendance. It brought movie stars from the world to San Jose, Calif., for
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VANDE MAATARAM!

FESTIVAL OF INDIA • FREMONT, CA • AUG. 15-16, 2015

FIA of Northern California (#FIANC) celebrates India’s 69th. Independence Day with usual pomp and style, Aug. 15-16. This year, however, the festival was inclusive with many other ethnic communities joining in the celebrations. This year, in
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INDIA BECKONS

FINANCE MINISTER ARUN JAITLEY’S TALK AT #TiESV MEET

At the #TiESV meet, June 23, at Palo Alto, Calif., (l-r): Venk Shukla, president TiE Silicon Valley; Ambassador Venkatesan Ashok, Consul General of India, San Francisco; Indian Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, and Naushad Forbes, president-designate,
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