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University of Houston Engineering Building Named for Durga and Sushila Agrawal

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Harvard Professor Gita Gopinath Appointed as IMF Chief Economist

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50 Indian Americans Have Donated $1.2 Billion to US Higher Education

WASHINGTON, DC-- Fifty Indian-Americans have donated more than $1.2 billion to US higher education, according to a report by Indiaspora, is a nonprofit organization...

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