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Total Cases New Cases Total Deaths News Deaths Total Recovered Active Cases Total Tests
1 USA 34,393,652 +383 616,929 +9 28,676,157 5,100,566 498,260,521
2 India 29,853,870 +31,106 385,815 +648 28,725,030 743,025 389,207,637
3 Brazil 17,802,176 498,621 16,136,968 1,166,587 52,714,701
4 France 5,752,872 110,702 5,546,870 95,300 90,215,804
5 Turkey 5,365,208 +5,480 49,122 +51 5,228,419 87,667 58,339,486
6 Russia 5,299,215 +17,906 128,911 +466 4,861,343 308,961 144,800,000
  • June 19: Modi’s Vaccination Fumbles Leave India Behind in Race Against COVID-19 ,,,Read More
  • June 18: India should brace for third COVID-19 wave by Oct, say health experts
  • June 17: India reports 67,208 new COVID-19 cases, 2,330 deaths
  • June 16: Taj Mahal reopens for tourists as India eases COVID-19 curbs
  • June 15: Some states extend lockdowns, others relax curbs as India witnesses drop in Covid cases
  • June14: Many Indian states eased coronavirus restrictions on Monday including the capital Delhi, where authorities allowed all shops and malls to open, as the number of new infections dropped to the lowest in more than two months.
  • June 11: In India 83,663 new cases and 3,984 new deaths
  • June 10: India reports more than 6,000 daily Covid deaths — highest ever in the world
  • June 9: India records 92,596 new COVID-19 cases over past 24 hours
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  • Balbir Singh Rajewal,77, farmer leader, who has been leading the current agitation against the Narendra Modi government's farm laws along with other key farmer leaders, said,  "This is a symbolic protest. It will become bigger. We are ready for talks, but mere modifications in farm laws not acceptable "
  • Bharatiya Kisan Union spokesperson Rakesh Tikait said, "Like Delhi borders, KMP can also be blocked completely. Today was a trial for five hours and warned of intensifying such measures unless the Centre heeded to their demands of repealing the controversial agriculture laws. "
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  • June 09: The Indian rupee slipped against the U.S. dollar for the second straight day on Wednesday amid weakness in domestic equity markets, which fell from record highs due to losses in energy and financial stocks.The USD/INR rose to an intraday high of 73.0150 against the U.S. currency from Tuesday’s close of 72.95. The dollar index, a measurement of the dollar’s value relative to six foreign currencies, fell 0.09% to 89.99.

NRI Jaysukh Ranpariya murder accused extradition trial set for May 2022

NRI Jaysukh Ranpariya, wanted in India for murder and around 50 criminal offences,The 41-year-old, also known as Jayesh Patel, has not made a bail application and remains in custody at Belmarsh prison in south-east London.His next appearance in court via video link is scheduled for July 14.......... Read More

2 NRI among six charged for generating USD 1.7 million illegally in Silicon Valley insider trading

Nathaniel Brown, 49, who served because the income recognition supervisor for Infinera Company, repeatedly tipped Infinera’s unannounced quarterly earnings and monetary efficiency to his finest good friend, Benjamin Wylam, 42, from April 2016 till Brown left the corporate in November 2017…..Read More

Facilitating legitimate travel a top priority: American diplomat on allowing Indian students to go to the US

The US mission in India is “actively working” to accommodate as many pupil visa candidates as doable in July and August, and facilitating their reliable journey remained a prime precedence for it, a senior American diplomat........Read More

Mahatma Gandhi’s great-granddaughter jailed for seven years for fraud in South Africa

A court in Durban in South Africa has sentenced Mahatma Gandhi’s great-granddaughter to seven years in prison for fraud and forgery of 6 million rand. Ashish Lata Ramgobin (56) was sentenced by the court on Monday. She was accused of cheating industrialist SR Maharaj. The Maharaj had allegedly given him 62 lakh rands for importing a consignment from India and clearing customs duty which did not exist......Read More

UAE-based Indians cancel summer holiday plans

Several United Arab Emirates (UAE)-based Indian expats have either cancelled or put their summer vacation plans on hold in the fear of getting stuck amid Covid-induced travel curbs, a media report said on Monday."However, uncertainty over the ongoing suspension on incoming passengers from India,..........Read More

Education important pillar of Indo-U.S. ties: Sandhu

The India’s Ambassador to the United Staes made these remarks during a virtual meeting with the Chancellor of the University of California,Education is an important pillar of India-U.S. partnership, India’s top diplomat in the United States said after a virtual meeting with the Chancellor of the University of California, Davis........Read More

Sardaarni Ajit Kahlon JI Passed Away

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Tech company admits to H1-B visa fraud involving Indians

New York: A know-how firm has admitted to committing fraud to carry Indians on the coveted H1-B visas to the US, in keeping with a federal prosecutorJomon Chakkalakkal, the company consultant of Cloudgen, made the admission earlier than a federal court docket in Houston, Texas, on behalf of the corporate on Could 28,....Read More

India-UAE flight suspension further extended, says EmiratesSuspension of flights from India to the UAE has been further extended till June 30, Emirates airline announced “Emirates has suspended passenger flights from India effective April 24, 2021 until June 30, 2021. Furthermore, passengers who have transited through India in the last 14 days will not be accepted to travel from any other point to the UAE,”.........Read More

San Jose shooting victim Taptejdeep Singh warned colleagues as rampage was happening, brother says

San Jose workplace shooting was underway, Taptejdeep Singh was calling colleagues and shepherding others, warning them to hide or stay away, his brother says, citing witnesses. Singh, 36, and eight other Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) workers were fatally shot by a colleague in two buildings in the Northern California city before the gunman killed himself...Read More

Indian Overseas Congress, USA welcomes V.D. Satheesan's appointment as Kerala's Opposition leader

Indian Overseas Congress USA congratulates Shri. V.D. Satheesan on his appointment as the new legislative leader for the Congress Party in Kerala and the UDF's opposition leader. "The selection and the appointment of V.D. Satheesan represents a turning point for the Congress Party in Kerala and also ushering in a new generational shift necessary at this juncture......Read More

Donations sought for COVID-19 crisis in india

The coronavirus crisis in India has some Hawaii residents scrambling to help loved ones and others as the nation deals with a dire shortage of hospital beds, oxygen and other medical essentials.....Read More

Vijay Mallya Loses UK Appeal For More Funds To Cover Legal Fee In India

Vijay Mallya has been directed to cover 95 per cent of the costs of the appeal as the banks had been "very substantially successful" in fighting the case to prevent further sanctions from the court-held funds.....Read More

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Arjan Singh Bhullar has once again made Richmond and
Canada proud of him

He is the first Punjabi Sikh to win the Mixed Martial Arts One Fighting Championship in Singapore. Arjan has made history again. In 2010, he  was the only gold medal winner in wrestling for Canada. In 2012 Arjan was proud to represent  Canada at the Olympics in London, England. These  accomplishments have made.......Read More

FIACONA Welcomes The Government of India’s Decision To Extend The Validity of FCRA Registration Certificates

Federation of Indian Christian Association of North America (FIACONA), an advocacy organization working to defend the religious freedom of Christians religious minorities in India welcomes the decision of the government of India to extend the validity of the Foreign Contribution ......Read More

Hoosier architect, K.P. Singh, helped preserve big pieces of Indiana history

May is Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month. At WRTV, we celebrate the diversity in our community every day, and today we’re introducing you to one man who you might not know, but whose work helped preserve big pieces of Indiana history. Inside the Gurdwara Sikh Satsang, one of the oldest Sikh temples.....Read More

Mahatma Gandhi’s statue Vandalised

On Jan. 26, the Republic Day of India, a bronze statue of Mohandas K. Gandhi that had been given to the City of Davis as a gift by the government of India was attacked by unknown persons who sawed part of the statue. We condemn the desecration and decapitation of the Gandhi statue as an attack on the nonviolence principles Gandhi advocated and represented in his life’s work, and we hold dear.......Read More

NRI man sentenced in US for stalking, kidnapping estranged wife

Sunil K. Akula, 32, was sentenced by U.S. District Court Judge Mark G. Mastroianni to 56 months in prison and three years of supervised release. Akula will be subject to deportation to India upon completion of his sentence. In November 2020, Akula pleaded guilty to kidnapping, stalking, obstruction of justice and.....Read More

Vijay Mallya loses bankruptcy petition amendment High Court battle in UK

A consortium of Indian banks led by the State Bank of India (SBI) on Tuesday moved a step closer in their attempt to recover debt from loans paid out to Vijay Mallya’s now-defunct Kingfisher Airlines after the High Court in London upheld an application to amend.....Read More

NRI (Modi Supporters) hold rallies in North America, against post-poll violence in West Bengal

Some Groups carried Banners reading- 'Hindu Lives Matter'---'Hindu genocide', 'Mamata Stop Hindu Killing, ---Stop Raping Hindus' placards on his Twitter handle. NRIs BJP supporters has alleged that the BJP has claimed 14 of its party workers have been killed, whereas the TMC has said that four of its supporters.........Read More

Man kicks NRI woman for not wearing mask during walk, hurls racial slurs

The police are investigating a case of a man who allegedly kicked a 55-year-old woman in her chest and shouted a racial slur at her for not wearing her mask while brisk walking. The woman, private tutor Hindocha Nita Vishnubhai, was brisk walking on Friday (May 7) when she had a run-in with the man.........Read More

NRI man struck in head with hammer at hotel

Surveillance video shows 32-year-old Sumit Ahluwalia enter the lobby of a Brooklyn hotel after being confronted by an unknown man outside. The suspect then appears to hit Ahluwalia in the head with a hammer before running off. Ahluwalia said right the suspect told him he didn’t like him because of the color of his skin before the attack, and also spit in his face.....Read More

Little known outside India, Jainism spreads at colleges
amid calls to decolonize studies”,

LA times published a long and informative article about the progress  of Jain  Academic Education in North America. Please click on the link below to read the full article. Cerritos College in Norwalk — where the majority of students are Latino and the first in their families to attend college — is a stone’s throw from.......Read More

British Labour Party MP Tanmanjeet Singh , has urged his government to help India as Covid-19 situation worsened.

"Many are extremely anxious about loved ones in India, terrified after seeing the apocalyptic scenes of people dying on the streets for want of oxygen, a collapsing health system, and crematoriums and cemeteries......Read More

Augmented Artificial Intelligence for Social good, Data & AI Ethics highlighted at ASEI’s 2021 AI Summit

The American Society of Engineers of Indian Origin (ASEI) convened an AI Summit with a number of researchers, authors, speakers and experts covering Artificial Intelligence  from multiple perspectives: Augmented Intelligence with Data, AI/ML Solutions......Read More

NRI mother takes home body of son killed in accident in Singapore. Shanthi, who is from the southern Indian state of Kerala, told daily on Saturday morning: "I used to pray 'Please don't let him get a fever,' 'Don't let him get Covid,' and then this happened... He came through all of that only for this to happen." Also a domestic worker in Singapore, the mother added: "I never expected to take him back as a dead body. He had so many dreams" Sudheeshmon, who leaves behind his wife and 18-month-old son....Read More

Canada bans passenger flights from India, Pakistan for 30 days due to surge in Covid cases

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says suspending incoming passenger flights from India and Pakistan for the next month must be done to keep Canadians safe. Trudeau says it was necessary because there has been a concerning surge of COVID-19 cases and the emergence of more variants of concern in certain....Read More

NATIONAL AND INTERFAITH LEADERS JOIN FOR PRAYER AT SIKH SATSANG GURDWARA
Offer Support and Solidarity, Call for Healing, Legislative Measures and Safety Reinforcements- Sunday, April 18, 2021: It was a beautiful sunny Indiana day. It was the designated day for the observance day for Baisakhi, one of the holiest days on the Sikh calendar. We added a special   “Prayer for Healing” to the service.....Read More with PHOTOS

NRI artist Madhuri to display works in Milan

Madhuri Srikanth, an NRI artist with roots in Telangana, has received a special invite to showcase her works at 'Romantica', an international art exhibition, to be held at Italy's Milan between April 23 and May 2. Madhuri is the lone Indian artist to be invited to showcase her works at the exhibition organized by M.A.D.S., a contemporary art gallery, located in one of the main Milan districts......Read More

NRI Billionaire Brothers Purchase UK Quick Meals Chain Leon

Indian-origin billionaire brothers Mohsin and Zuber Issa have acquired a well-liked British quick meals chain, Leon, as a part of what they described as their objective to develop their foodservice operations in Britain.The Issa brothers, whose dad and mom moved to the UK from Gujarat within the Seventies, personal the Euro Garages chain of petrol stations as a part of their EG Group enterprise......Read More

NRI Driver jailed for 22 years for killing 4 Australian police
A truck driver was sentenced to 22 years in prison on Wednesday for hitting and killing four police officers on an Australian freeway. Mohinder Singh was drug-effected and sleep-deprived when his truck veered into an emergency stopping lane of Melbourne’s Eastern Freeway where three policemen and a policewoman were standing after stopping a speeding car on April 22 last year......Read More

Human Errors Main Reasons for Spreading of  Coronavirus  Rather than Seasonality Factors

Researchers have advocated various theories on the diffusion of coronavirus disease worldwide. For example, in an article published in BBC, it is  pointed out  that there is some evidence that coronavirus cases have particularly clustered around cooler and drier regions. In the same article, it was reported that one paper looked at 100 Chinese cities with more than 40 cases of Covid-19......Read More

NRI couple found dead in US after 4-year-old girl seen crying

An Indian couple was found dead at their home in the US after neighbours saw their four-year-old daughter crying alone in the balcony of their house, family sources said. Some US media outlets said the couple died of an apparent stabbing in their North Arlington apartment,The bodies of Balaji Bharat Rudrawar (32) and his wife Arati Balaji Rudrawar (30) were found at their 21 Garden Terrace apartme,,,,...Read More

NRI Men arrested in UK for immigration offences

A 38-year-old man was detained on suspicion of facilitating illegal immigration and is now being questioned. Four other men, three Bangladeshi and one Indian national, were removed from the lorry by police and arrested on suspicion of immigration offences. They will be dealt with by the immigration authorities........Read More

NRI Deepanshu Kher was sentenced two years in prison for Deleting Carlsbad Company’s Microsoft User Accounts

Deepanshu  Kher, an Indian national, was arrested when he flew from India to the United States on January 11, 2021, unaware of the outstanding warrant for his arrest. Kher was sentenced today in federal court to two years in prison for accessing the server of a Carlsbad Company and deleting over 1,200.User Accounts .Maximum Penalty: Ten years in prison; $250,000 fine.......Read More

NRI Sumit Garg man charged in U.S. for cyberstalking

A Seattle man employed as a cyber security consultant was indicted today by a federal grand jury for conspiracy to engage in cyberstalking, three counts of cyberstalking in violation of criminal order,  and two counts of cyberstalking, announced Acting U.S. Attorney Tessa M. Gorman.  SUMIT GARG, 31, was transferred to federal custody last week and was ordered detained at the Federal Detention Center at SeaTac on March 15, 2021........Read More

Crypto Investor 'Metakovan' Named as Buyer of $70 Million Digital Artwork

THE buyer of a $70 million digital-only artwork was named on Friday by auction house Christie's as a crypto asset investor who goes by the pseudonym "Metakovan." The auction to buy the work by digital artist Beeple, which ended on Thursday, was the first ever sale by a major auction house of a piece of digital art that does not exist in physical form.,,,,,,Read More


City of Toronto providing financial relief for taxicab industry

As part of the 2021 budget approval process, Toronto City Council voted to provide a temporary reduction in the renewal fees and regulatory charges for Taxicab and Limousine Vehicle-for-Hire licensing categories. This initiative will assist up to 8,670 drivers in the city.......Read More

FIA celebrates international women's day

Brooklyn New York – Federation of Indian Associations of NY NJ & CT along with the Brooklyn Borough President's office and the Consulate General of India New York hosted a commemorative ceremony on the footsteps of the historic venue of the Brooklyn Borough Hall......Read More

Fedration of India American Christian Organizations Of North America, INC (FIACONA)


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FIA announces winners of Dance Pe Chance solo dance competition 2021

Winners of the finale of the 37th edition of the annual Dance Pe Chance solo dance competition 2021, organized by the Federation of Indian Associations NY NJ CT, were announced on February 23. They were selected from across four categories of participants—minor, junior, senior and adult........Read More

Doing Justic‪e‬: Cafe Studios presents Doing Justice, hosted by Preet Bharara. Justice is about doing the right thing, in the right way, for the right reasons. And it's about making sure that no one is above the law. Doing Justice is CAFE's new narrative podcast, based on host Preet Bharara's bestselling book.

In each episode Preet explores the key elements of a case from the unique perspective of the prosecutor whose job it is to grapple with urgent moral and legal questions. Should we allow an elected official to run for re-election while he’s under investigation? Can we prosecute a police officer for planning to kidnap his victims?...Read More

The airlines will be able to provide tickets at lower rates to those passengers who carry cabin baggage only.The current rules allow passengers to carry up to 7 kilograms of cabin baggage and 15 kilograms of check-in baggage.As part of airline baggage policy, scheduled airlines will be allowed to offer free baggage allowance as well as "zero baggage/no check-in baggage fares

Kerala Center Recognizes and Honors Medical Professionals and
First Responders,And Conducts a Seminar on Covid 19 Health Issues

The Indian American Kerala Cultural and Civic Center  recognized and honored close to hundred healthcare workers and police officers from Queens and Long Island and surrounding areas at virtual Zoom meeting for their praiseworthy service during the pandemic and conducted a seminar and interactive session on Covid 19 attended by experts in various fields of health.......Read More

UK judge orders fugitive Indian diamond dealer Nirav Modi to be extradited to India

London: A UK court on Thursday ordered fugitive diamond dealer Nirav Modi to be extradited to India to stand trial after dismissing arguments of his "mental health concerns," saying they are not unusual in a man in his circumstances......Read More

Punjabi Language Education Association (PLEA) Celebrate International Mother Language Day

Punjabi Language Education Association (PLEA) had a very successful virtual celebration of the 18 th International Mother Language Day on February 20. In view of the on-going COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic it was a very different kind of celebration.It was great to have well- wishers of Punjabi language join us from various places including California, Toronto......Read More

Gang of four women rob Indian man by luring into fake massage parlour

As per reports an Indian man has been robbed of Rs 55,30,806 in Dubai by a gang of four women after being lured into a fake massage parlour through a dating app. The 33-year-old Indian man in Dubai is the cheated person. Dubai Police say, three Nigerian women were arrested from Sharjah after investigations, and one woman is  still absconding.

National Federation of Indian American Associations’ new committee sworn in for the term 2021- 2022

Mr. Ajoy Dube from Bellflower, CA was installed as the nationally elected President of the National Federation of Indian American Associations (NFIA). A virtual Swearing-in and installation Ceremony for all the nationally elected Officers was held at the 1st General Body Board for the new term of NFIA.(NFIA), the largest non-profit umbrella organization of Indian associations, was established in 1980......Read More

NRI Engineer Pleads Guilty to More Than $10 Million of COVID-Relief Fraud

Shashank Rai, 30, of Beaumont, pleaded guilty to one count of making false statements to a bank. He was charged on May 13, 2020, with violations of wire fraud, bank fraud, false statements to a financial institution, and false statements to the SBA.As part of his guilty plea, Rai admitted that he sought millions of dollars in forgivable loans guaranteed by the SBA from two different banks by.......Read More

British Labour Party MP Tanmanjeet Singh expressed concern over the arrest of labour rights activist Nodeep Kaur over the farmers’ agitation.

Mr Dhesi added, “Abuse of peaceful farmers protest activists, especially women, is an affront to democracy & civilised society.” Earlier, Punjab-origin politician Mr Dhesi had sent a letter, signed by over 100 MPs and Lords, to UK PM Boris Johnson on the ongoing farmers’.......Read More

Punjabi Language Education Association (PLEA) Salutes Farmers of India

Directors of Punjabi Language Education Association (PLEA) held their special meeting via Zoom on February 3, 2021. In addition to discussing regular PLEA business including the upcoming International Mother Language Day on Februay21....Read More

NRI man sentenced for attempting to promote racial enmity

Sirajudeen Abdul Majeed A 52-year-old NRI man was sentenced to two weeks’ jail on Monday for attempting to promote racial enmity in Singapore by claiming that the ruling People’s Action Party wanted to marginalize Malays in the country. He pleaded guilty to one charge of deliberately intending to wound racial feelings and promoting enmity between groups on grounds of race.

Joe Biden withdraws NRI Vijay Shanker’s nomination as judge

Joe Biden, New US President has withdrawn the appointment of Indian American lawyer Vijay Shanker to be an Associate Judge of the District of Columbia Court of Appeals. He was one of the 31 appointees, including 17 judges, made by Trump in the final days of his presidency.

Nepal bans two Indian mountaineers for 10 years

Nepal has imposed a 10-year mountaineering ban on two climbers Narender Singh Yadav and Seema Rani Goswami who claimed to be the first Indian couple to have climbed Everest, officials say. A government investigation concluded on Monday that photographs purporting to show the pair at the top of the world's highest mountain were faked. Officials say the ban is intended to deter other climbers from making spurious and dishonest claims......Read Nore

8-Yr-Old NRIIndian Boy Advay Misra In Johns Hopkins Brightest Students In The World List.

Advay Misra, 8, a NRI student in New York, has been named among 1,400 of the “brightest students in the world” by the Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth (CTY) in Baltimore which counts among its alumni the founders of Facebook and Google, Rhodes Scholars and MacArthur Fellows. Hopkins said Misra, a student at PS 59 Beekman Hill International Elementary School, was honored for “exceptional performance on the SAT,.....Read More

NRI Bharat Narumanchi a paediatrician takes doctor hostage, kills victim and himself at a children's clinic in Austin, Texas

Bharat Narumanchi suffering from terminal cancer took another doctor hostage and after several hours of a stand-off with the police, killed his victim and then himself, according to authorities. On Tuesday evening, Bharat Narumanchi took several people hostage at a children's clinic in Austin, Texas, but except for a doctor the others escaped or were let go, local police said in a statement.....Read More

Big relief for spouses of H1B workers as Biden withdraws Trump-era plan to kill H4 work permits

Nearly a lakh Indian spouses can now breathe a sigh of relief as the H-1B visa holders can continue working in the US. On day seven, the Biden administration delivered a huge win for the dependents of the H-1B visa holders in America who spent the last four years worried sick that their work authorisations would be killed off.

NRIs to hold car rallies in Canada to support farmers’ tractor march on Jan 26

To support the tractor rally announced by the protesting farmers in Delhi on Republic Day, Non Resident Indians (NRI) of Punjabi origin living in Canada have said that they would take out a car rally in Brampton and Calgary on January 26.

NRI doctor Hasan Gokal s accused of stealing a vial of the COVID-19 vaccine.

Misdemeanor carries a penalty of up to a year in jail and a $4,000 fine. He has practiced medicine for 21 years, including nine years in Texas. Gokal has not been arrested and a court hearing has not been set.....Read More

2 UK NRI Sikhs charged for street fight with swords and knives

NRI Sukwir Singh, 22, and Lakha Singh, 29, of Southall here, appeared at the Willesden Magistrates' Court on Monday charged with affray and threatening a person with a blade/sharply pointed article in a public place.ave been remanded in custody and will appear at the Isleworth Crown Court on February 15.. Updated will be added soon.

Farmers’ Protests: IOC USA expresses downright disappointment over the SC-appointed Committee

Indian Overseas Congress, USA, an advocacy organization that stands for democracy and freedom, expressed its strong reservations on the Supreme Court appointed committee that includes strong backers of the newly enacted farm laws.The committee was named in order of the court, which was hearing several petitions challenging the Centre's new farm laws........Read More

FIA Board of Trustee member Srujal Parikh and past president Alok Kumar have been recognized by the Government of India With an award in observation of Pravasi Bharatiya Diwas

Parikh and Kumar were honored with the prestigious Pravasi Bharatiya Samman Award for their leadership and contributions to community service, as well as being a friend of the Consulate...........Read More

Renowned writer Ved Mehta dies at 86

Ved Mehta, a longtime writer for The New Yorker whose best-known work, spanning a dozen volumes, explored the vast, turbulent history of modern India through the intimate lens of his own autobiography, died Saturday at his home in Manhattan. He was 86. The cause was complications of Parkinson's disease, his wife, Linn Cary Mehta, said..........Read More

NRI Aisha Shah Added to Digital Strategy team at the White House Office --- Joe Biden named Aisha Shah that would make up his Digital Strategy team at the White House Office. She  was Partnerships Manager in Biden’s Digital Strategy team in Campaign election time. Before Appointment:Shah worked as an Assistant Manager on the Corporate Fund of the John F Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts.  Shah worked as a strategic communications specialist at Buoy, an ntegrated marketing firm that specialises...........Read More

SBI-led consortium pursue UK bankruptcy order against Vijay Mallya

A consortium of Indian banks led by the State Bank of India (SBI) returned to the High Court in London for a bankruptcy application hearing against liquor tycoon Vijay Mallya, as they pursue the recovery of debt from loans paid out to his now-defunct Kingfisher Airlines......Read More

IASA (Indo American Social Association) organized a virtual session on Mental Health during COVID-19

Rajbir Singh Husson, founder /president of IASA and Venkat Peddi, Secretary of IASA organized this event.
Sanmay Mukhopadhyay The first speaker was Sanmay Mukhopadhyay, B.Sc. (Physics); B. Tech (E.E); M. Tech (E.E.+ CS); MBA (Finance); PGDYT,..........Read More

Indian Overseas Congress, USA demands revocation of the newly enacted farm Laws.

Indian Overseas Congress, USA demands that Modi Government revokes the newly enacted farm laws and engage in a dialogue with the protesting farmers to resolve this serious crisis. "It is quite unfortunate to see the Government .......Read More

SIX NEW SECRETARIES AND A NEW CHAPTER PRESIDENT APPOINTED BY IOC, USA TO BOOST THE ORGANIZATION

: In a bold move to boost the Indian Overseas Congress, USA, six new Secretaries And a new Chapter President were appointed to strengthen the organization. IOC, USA has been continuously taking various steps to reenforce and augment the organization to meet its obligations and responsibilities,........Read More

NRI man gets 80 hours community service for illegal advice in UK

Balvinder Singh Madan, 40, of Hillside Road, Southall, was given 80 hours of unpaid work at Westminster Magistrates Court on Wednesday 28 October after admitting to one count of the criminal offence at an earlier court appearance......Read More

First images of final design, hand-carved stone pillars of Abu Dhabi Hindu temple released

Scenes from Hindu epics, scriptures and ancient stories from India, as well as motifs popular in the Gulf countries will adorn the majestic stone façade of the first Hindu temple coming up in Abu Dhabi, it has been revealed........Read More

Teens rescued with turbans, garden hose after falling through ice in northeast Calgary

It was a scary couple of minutes for two girls who fell through the ice of a stormwater pond in northeast Calgary on Friday morning. Community members who were walking near the pond quickly jumped into action to help save them, and neighbour Kulbinder Bangar caught it all on video......Read More

Jewels from Maharaja Ranjit Singh’s treasury auctioned in UK


Jewels that when belonged to Maharani Jindan Kaur, the final spouse of Sikh Empire ruler Maharaja Ranjit Singh, and which have been later inherited by her granddaughter, Princess Bamba Sutherland, have been among the many highlights of an public sale in London. A collective lot of a gem-set gold-X-HK.....Read More

UK’s first female dhol player Parv Kaur wants Deepika, Taapsee or Anushka to play her in biopic

A biopic is being planned on the life of Parv Kaur, the first female Indian origin dhol player in the United Kingdom, and the artiste wants Deepika Padukone, Taapsee Pannu or Anushka Sharma to essay the role.........Read More

The Bengali Hindu Association & BHARAT Seva Ashram of Los Angeles Celebrated Durga Puja 2020

The Bengali Hindu Association of Los Angeles (BHALA) celebrated Durga puja in Los Angeles on 25th October, Sunday and was open to visitors with CDC guidelines for use of face masks, 6 feet distancing etc. Priest was Dr . Sukrit Mukherjee. Adhibas Bodhon to Dashami was celebrated-X-HK....Read More

Indian-American gets 188 months imprisonment for human trafficking

An Indian-American from California has been sentenced to 188 months in prison for forced labour violations, and ordered to pay USD 15,657 in restitution to three victims, in part to cover their back wages and other losses, the US Department of Justice said on Thursday........Read More

Pakistan invites Indian Sikhs for Guru Nanak's 551st birth anniversary

The Pakistan government has sent out invitations to Indian Sikhs to attend celebrations marking the 551st birth anniversary of Guru Nanak, the founder of Sikhism. As per the details of the invitation, sent in advance via the Indian Sikh Sangats, the devotees will be offered a five-day ........Read More

RCMP bust suspected phone scam 'money mule' living in Mississauga

As part of ongoing investigations into international Canada Revenue Agency phone scams, Mounties in Toronto have arrested a 22-year-old Naman Grover who was allegedly recruited by overseas scammers to locally receive and launder their ill-gotten gains.......Read More

Indian-American sex offender arrested in US

Duraikandan Murugan, 41, the subject of a pending criminal case in New Jersey related to attempted sexual assault of a minor, was arrested at the Chicago O’Hare International Airport on Monday during a routine enforcement interviews of passengers departing the US, the US Customs and Borde........Read More

COVID-19: 49 Indian carpenters stranded for months repatriated from UAE

Indian Consulate secures their passports, security deposit with help of Dubai Police. A group of 49 Indian workers, who were abandoned by the employer of two carpentry firms in Dubai for several months, have been repatriated after authorities helped them secure their passports and security deposits from the company.......Read More

NRI Lakshmi Mittal, Chairman and CEO, ArcelorMittal NET WORTH $10.6B

Lakshmi Mittal serves as chairman and CEO of $70.6 billion (revenue) ArcelorMittal, the world's largest steel and mining company by output.His son, Aditya Mittal is ArcelorMittal's president and chief financial officer. His daughter, Vanisha Mittal Bhatia, has a board seat. Read More

INDY FESTIVAL OF FAITHS: AN ILLUMINATING AARTI TO SACRED ARTS, SPIRITUAL HERITAGE, AND HUMANITY

Faith Testimonies, Interfaith Drum Circle and Sacred Music, Recording Artist Anita Lerche, Sacred Heritage, Faith Organizations and Friends highlighted 2020 Indy Festival of Faiths Mini Marathon, Race for Cure, 500 Festival Parade, Asian Fest, Penrod Arts Fair, International Citizen of the Year.....Read More

Lorry driver charged with people smuggling offences

A lorry driver arrested for allegedly trying to smuggle migrants OUT of the UK has been charged following an NCA investigation.A HGV was stopped by NCA officers, supported by Police colleagues, just outside the port of Dover at around 13:30 yesterday (1 October)....Read More

Gandhi Nonviolence Rally

United for Peace Coalition of peace and interfaith organizations from all across Chicagoland area held a Gandhi Nonviolence Rally in Naperville IL, on Oct 2, 2020, a day that has been designated as the International Nonviolence Day by the United Nations, in honor of Mahatma Gandhi's birthday.  The hosting organizations included United for Peace,.......Read More

India is purchasing military hardware worth Rs 2,290 crore from US:

This include 72,400 assault rifles from US worth Rs 700 crore in early 2019. India also buy an additional 72,000 Sig Sauer assault rifles from the US and these rifles will cost Rs 780 crore.

NRI AARTI KAUSHAL CHOPRA Candidate For South Orange County Community College Board Of Trustees

For over 26 years, AARTI KAUSHAL CHOPRA  have been a faculty, educator, student life coach, and grassroots organizer/activist for students, youth, and women in Irvine and Orange County. She is running to make sure the voices of students, teachers, and the community are heard; ......Read More

 

 

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