Sources from New York have stated that a high ranking Bangladeshi diplomat based in New York, accused of forcing his servant to work for up to 18 hours a day without pay, was charged on Monday with labor trafficking and assault. Shahedul Islam, Bangladesh’s Deputy Consul General in New York, faces up to 15 years in prison if convicted.
According to sources it is now clear that Nirav Modi has changed his status in the Indian documents from resident Indian to Non Resident Indian (NRI). Meanwhile this happened sometime last year. It is not known whether Indian banks, especially the Punjab National Bank, were aware of their borrower's status shifting to a NRI. All along, Modi was classified as Indian promoter of his borrowing companies that were issued the letter of undertakings (LoU).
According to sources op Republican lawmaker has moved amendments to a White House backed immigration bill to improve existing high skilled, merit based immigration laws, a proposal that could benefit technology professionals from countries like India.
According to sources 101 year old athlete Mann Kaur has become the oldest person to Sky Walk around Aucklands famous landmark Sky Tower. Meanwhile the athlete from India had the world at her feet after a record breaking day at the World Masters Games in Auckland, New Zealand on Thursday. Earlier it was stated that after having set a new world record on the field, she stepped out 192 meters above Auckland city to become the oldest person to Sky Walk around the city’s famous landmark.
Atlanta sources have reported that an Indian American student is among those injured in a shooting in a Florida school where at least 17 students and teachers were killed as a heavily-armed 19 year old went on a shooting spree outside and inside his former high school. The shooter was arrested an hour later.
Washington sources have stated that US President Donald Trump has appointed Neil Chatterjee to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, which oversees electricity, natural gas and oil at the national level. Chatterjee will play a key role in Trump’s program to reshape energy policy, most of which is opposed by environmentalists and Democrats, if his appointment is confirmed by the Senate.
Washington sources have stated that US President Donald Trump condemned the hate crime in Portland, Oregon, where two men were stabbed to death while trying to stop a man from delivering an anti-Muslim rant at two women on a train.
New Delhi sources have stated that during a visit comprising many firsts, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address a record crowd of NRIs on February 11, on his forthcoming trip to West Asia between February 9 and 12. Accordingly the PM will address a historic community program in Muscat, Oman, on the evening of February 11. Meanwhile the interaction is scheduled to be held at Muscat's Sultan Qaboos Sports Complex, which is the largest of its kind in Oman.
New York sources have stated that Patel drafted the document that asserts that there were improprieties in the FBI probe into alleged connections between President Donald Trump’s campaign and the Russian government. Meanwhile the memo prepared on behalf of the Republican members of the House Intelligence Committee was made public on Friday after Trump cleared its release despite opposition from the FBI and the Democrats.
Sources from Atlanta have stated that an Indian American Iowa State University professor and his white adopted son had their flight plans delayed after a Delta flight attendant reported him for suspicious activity in Atlanta. It was stated that Professor Lakshman Rajagopal, a single father, had just arrived at Hartsfield Jackson Airport after a 6 am flight from Des Moines when he was stopped by Delta employees.
New Delhi sources have stated that NRI Jaswir Singh Chana caught a lucky break after leaving his bag in a metro train on Airport Express Line while heading towards IGI from where he was to board a flight to United Kingdom. His bag, which contained currency and valuables worth lakhs, was returned to him within minutes by CISF personnel and the passenger was tracked using CCTV surveillance.
Sources from United Nations have stated that the Indian American member of Trump’s cabinet told Politico that rumors of her having an affair with the President were “absolutely not true.” Meanwhile the rumors illustrate a persistent problem of US politics where character assassination is used especially against women and minorities by the entire political spectrum and not just the Republicans.
New York sources have stated that after announcing Siddhartha Dhar's designation as a global terrorist on Tuesday, the State Department said that Dhar “is believed to be the masked leader who appeared in a January 2016 the IS video of the execution of several prisoners” who were accused by it of spying for Britain. Meanwhile he replaced the feared IS executioner known as “Jihadi John”, who appeared in several videos beheading his victims.
New York sources have stated that The Hill, an influential Internet publication specializing in politics, likened the alleged incident to Trump using a word for excrement to refer to African countries and Haiti as claimed by a Democratic Party leader, Senator Dick Durbin. However, Hillary Clinton, the Democrat who ran against Trump, has publicly dishonored Mahatma Gandhi with her stereotype of Indian Americans, saying “He (Gandhi) ran a gas station down in St. Louis.”
Atlanta sources have stated that 65 year old Indian American nurse has recently sued Denver Health Medical Center claiming she was fired for her support of President Donald Trump, reports Denver Post. Meanwhile Lizzy Mathews also brought the lawsuit in U.S. District Court in Denver against Kelly Torres, nursing manager, and Marc Fedo, director of acute nursing.