New York sources reported that the Texas India Forum (TIF) that is organizing the event billed as a “community summit” said it expects tens of thousands of people at the event. The event is named alliteratively with a regional flavor for the common greeting spoken with a Texan drawl, “Howdy”, as a shorthand for “How do you do.”
United Nations stated that More Indians are getting fatter but fewer are undernourished as the nation goes from lessening the impact of hunger to developing the new health issue of obesity, according to the Food and Agriculture Organization. The number of obese adults has gone up in India from 24.1 million in 2012 to 32.8 million in 2016, according to The State of Food Security and Nutrition
Atlanta sources reported that At least nine employees of an Indian restaurant in Columbia Heights, DC were detained by ICE and taken to the Montgomery County Correctional Facility two weeks ago, according to activist group, South Asian Americans Leading Together (SAALT). All nine were later released.
In a speech outlining what he called his “foreign policy for the middle class” here on Thursday, Biden accused US President Donald Trump of cozying up to dictatorial strongmen and pledged that in his first year in the White House he will convene “a global summit for democracy, renewal of the spirit and shared purpose of the nation’s of the free world”. He said the US needs “to look for opportunities
Atlanta sources reported that 140 Republican members of Congress joined 224 Democrats to pass the bill that proposes to end the per-country cap on green cards. H.R. 1044, the Fairness for High-Skilled Immigrants Act, introduced in February by Congresswoman Zoe Lofgren (D-San Jose) will scrap the per-country limits on employment-based visas and implement a fair and equitable “first come, first served” system. The bill would also increase the per-country limit on family-based visas from 7 percent
According to sources the UNESCO shared the announcement on Twitter. “Just inscribed as @UNESCO #WorldHeritage Site: Jaipur City in Rajasthan, #India. Bravo,” the UN body posted on Saturday. The decision was taken at the 43rd session of the Unesco World Heritage Committee, which is taking place in Azerbaijan from June 20 to July 10.
New Delhi sources stated that Non-Resident Indians (NRIs) having Indian passports can now get Aadhaar card without waiting for 180 days, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said on Friday. As of now, the NRIs get Aadhaar card after staying in India for a minimum of 180 days. Sitharaman told Parliament while presenting the Budget 2019 “I propose to consider issuing Aadhaar
There has been a significant rise in the number of Indian students studying in the UK, according to latest quarterly report on Migration Statistics, published by the UK’s Office for National Statistics last month. According to the report which covers the period from April 1, 2018 to March 31, 2019, 21,165 Indian students were granted Tier 4 (student) visas for the UK in the year ending
San Francisco sources stated that US Senator and Democrat presidential candidate Kamala Harris participated at the 2019 San Francisco Pride Parade and danced with the large crowd, wearing a rainbow sequined jacket. Harris was admired by many for her rainbow sequined jacket with denim sleeves as she rode in a red convertible down Market Street with contingent of supporters at the event
Sources from Osaka stated that With plans of forging a “strong naval cooperation” in the Indo-Pacific region in mind, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, US President Donald Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Friday discussed ways to jointly build infrastructure and ensure peace and security in the maritime zone.
According to sources Resolving to take their bilateral relations to new heights, India and the US on Wednesday vowed to work as “friends” to address the “outstanding issues” related to trade and S-400 missile defense system deal and strengthen their ties in diverse areas, including defense and fight against terrorism.
Washington sources reported that Lawyers given access by a judge said the children which had been held for weeks were “severely neglected”. One of them told the BBC that children were “locked up in horrific cells where there’s an open toilet in the middle of the room” where they ate and slept. The separation of migrant children from their parents began in 2018 under a new “zero tolerance”
New Delhi sources stated that India skipper Virat Kohli is the only cricketer in the Forbes 2019 list of 100 world’s highest-paid athletes. According to the Forbes list which was announced on Tuesday, Kohli estimated earnings is $21 million from endorsements and $4 million from salary and winnings, taking his total tally to $25 million for the last 12 months.
The United States has told India it is considering caps on H-1B work visas for nations that force foreign companies to store data locally, three sources with knowledge of the matter told Reuters, widening the two countries' row over tariffs and trade. The plan to restrict the popular H-1B Visa program under
London sources stated that Bollywood actor Ranveer Singh made his commentary debut with Star Sports alongside cricket stars Sunil Gavaskar and Virender Sehwag for ICC Cricket World Cup 2019. Ranveer, known for his passion for cricket, entertained fans with a segment where he interacted with cricket stars such as Gavaskar, Sehwag, Harbhajan Singh, Brian Lara and Ramiz Raja, read a statement.