Washington sources reported that American e-tailer Wayfair has come under fire for selling bath mats depicting Hindu Gods, after Amazon was slammed for selling similar items, the media reported. The Boston-based Wayfair that sells home goods, has been stocking bath mats with not just Lord Ganesha figurines
Washington sources reported that federal court has sentenced an Indian-American doctor to nine years in prison after he pleaded guilty in 2016 to illegally dispensing prescription painkillers and defrauding Medicare. Pawankumar Jain, 66, was sentenced by the federal court in Las Cruces, New Mexico on Thursday, the Las Cruces Sun News reported.
New York sources reported that cache of ancient Indian antiques and valuable artifacts, seized by the US Immigration and Customs Department from arrested art smuggler Subhash Kapoor, have been identified by Indian archaeologists and could soon be returned to the country. Meanwhile in a statement on Wednesday, the Archaeological Survey of India announced finding over 300 antique objects,
United Nations sources stated that Jagjit Pavadia has been re-elected with the highest number of votes by the UN Economic and Social Council to a five year term on International Narcotics Control Board (INCB), while China’s candidate lost. Pavadia polled 44 votes on Tuesday in the first round of voting in the 54-member Council facing a field of 15 candidates for the five seats up for election
Reportedly the three member team from Faridabad-based Manav Rachna Institute of Research and Studies developed “Caeli” (which means air in Latin) a smart automated anti-pollution and drug delivery mask specifically designed for asthmatic and chronic respiratory patients. Meanwhile the world championship was organized on the first day of the annual Microsoft Build conference here.
According to sources Renowned US geophysicist Roger Bilham, who was denied a visa to attend a International workshop on climate change and extreme events in the Himalayan region last month, will receive the document the next time he applies it, the California based convener of the event has said.
Once you become an NRI sending and receiving money in India comes with a set of rules. Any transaction in or from India is controlled by FEMA. The Foreign Exchange Management Act (FEMA) came into effect in 1999 after the FERA act was revoked.
NRE account - For repatriable or moveable assets like securities and cash.
FCNR (B) account - To store money in foreign currency. The NRO and NRE accounts are only used in Indian rupee.
Atlanta sources reported that Delta first offered service between Atlanta and Mumbai from Atlanta beginning 2006, but was forced to suspend the service in 2009 because increased competition from Middle East carriers made the route untenable. A press statement issued by Delta“Delta will launch service connecting New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport with Mumbai.
Atlanta sources reported that Sheetal Kanar Kumar, M.D., 48, formerly of Stuart, Florida, was sentenced to prison yesterday after being convicted by a federal jury earlier this year of committing repeated acts of health care fraud.
The doctor was found guilty by a trial jury, on February 15, 2019, of committing 23 counts of health care fraud. U.S. District Judge Kenneth A. Marra, sitting in Fort Pierce, Florida, sentenced Dr. Kumar
Sources from Dubai stated that Dubai based Indian teen has been offered acceptance letters from seven prominent US based universities, including Ivy League schools such as Dartmouth College and the University of Pennsylvania, and other high ranking universities, such as University of California in Berkeley, John Hopkins, Emory, George Town and George Washington University, have also offered Simone Noorali, 17, a spot.
Atlanta sources reported that Indian American Vallabh Sambamurthy, Eli Broad Professor and associate dean of the MBA and professional master’s programs at the Broad College of Business at Michigan State University, has been selected as the Albert O. Nicholas Dean of the Wisconsin School of Business. Meanwhile he is scheduled to begin Aug. 1 at UW Madison and will succeed Barry Gerhart
Washington sources reported that Democrat Kamala Harris, the first Indian-American to serve in the US Senate, launched her campaign for the White House on Monday while appearing on ABC’s Good Morning America. Meanwhile in a brief video from her campaign that was released on the social media at the same time she appeared on the show, Harris called on her supporters to join with her to “claim our future”.
Washington sources reported that India’s second moon mission Chandrayaan 2, scheduled for launch in April, would be carrying a NASA science probe. Chandrayaan 2 will carry NASA owned laser retroreflector arrays that allow scientists to make precise measurements of the distance to the Moon, the US space agency officials said, during the Lunar and Planetary Science
Washington sources reported that Tulsi Gabbard, the first Hindu US Congresswoman, and Democratic 2020 presidential candidate, has vastly outraised Senator Kamala Harris of Indian and Jamaican descent among Indian-American donors in the 2020 presidential fundraising derby so far. Reportedly Gabbard, who is a Hindu American but not Indian-American, has raised more than $237,000, from the community.
According to sources new mommy on the block, Sania Mirza is working hard to get fit after delivering her baby boy, Izhaan, a few months ago, but it is not just her workout videos with which she is nailing her Instagram game, it is also with her hilarious yet catchy captions and her latest Instagram post is a proof of that.