New Delhi sources reported that a 22 year old man of Indian origin, working as a software engineer for Google, has been arrested for allegedly groping a US woman in a five star hotel in Delhi. Meanwhile Police said Anmol Singh Kharbanda met and struck a conversation with the 52 year old woman at the hotel's bar around 10 pm on January 8.
New Delhi sources stated that US National Security Adviser Ambassador John Bolton, in a telephonic conversation with his Indian counterpart Ajit Doval, has extended support for India’s bid to designate Jaish-e-Muhammad (JeM) chief Masood Azhar as a global terrorist. Meanwhile Washington extended and reiterated its support towards India’s right to self-defense against cross-border terrorism
New York sources reported that US Senator Kamala Harris, who is of Indian and Jamaican descent, has directly confronted critics who questioned her black heritage, her record of incarcerating minorities as a prosecutor and her decision to marry a white man. Meanwhile in an interview with New York based The Breakfast Club radio, the show’s hosts asked the California Democrat to address a series of derogatory memes that have circulated on social media.
New Delhi sources stated that against the backdrop of cases of Indian women being trapped in fraudulent marriages with non-resident Indians (NRI), a bill was introduced in Rajya Sabha on Monday to make it compulsory to register such marriages within 30 days. Meanwhile if an NRI man fails to register his marriage within 30 days of date of marriage, his passport can be impounded or revoked.
Washington sources reported that 29 year old American was arrested at the JFK Airport while he was about to leave the country to join Pakistani terror organization Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT), which was responsible for the 26/11 Mumbai terror attack. Furthermore authorities said on Friday, Jesus Wilfredo
New Delhi sources stated that an External Affairs Ministry release said the Indian Embassy in Washington has also opened a round-the-clock helpline for assistance and queries related to detention of Indian students by the US authorities. Accordingly “A demarche was made to the Embassy of the United States in New Delhi by the Ministry of External Affairs. Our concern over the dignity and well-being of the detained students and the need for immediate consular access for Indian officials to
According to sources “It is this principle of service above self that is at the heart of every soldier, at the heart of every service member, and it is in this spirit that today he announced his candidacy for President of the United States of America”. Accordingly “She will bring this soldier’s principles to the White House, restoring the values of dignity, honor and respect to the presidency and above all else, love for our people and love
Washington sources reported that Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer said vandals broke windows at Swaminarayan Temple, located in the state capital’s Bardstown Road, and wrote hateful words on temple walls. Meanwhile Fischer said that between Sunday evening and Tuesday morning, the vandals broke in and spray-painted “repugnant messages of hate” in the temple.
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
Sources from Varanasi stated that Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday told overseas Indians that his government is making efforts to ease the processes concerning their social security, passport, visa and PIO and OCI cards and that work is on to issue chip based e-passports. Meanwhile when inaugurating this year’s Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (PBD), the Indian Diaspora conclave, he said that the government’s endeavor was that overseas Indians should stay “happy and safe wherever they are”.
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”.
Atlanta sources reported that an 11 year old Indian American boy is being praised for pulling an unconscious 34 year old man from the bottom of the deep-end of a pool and saving his life. Advaik Nandikotkur was with his uncle and mother at an indoor pool in the family’s apartment complex in Eagan, Minnesota recently when the man wandered into the deep end and became unresponsive.
New Delhi sources stated that Union Minister Sushma Swaraj said Prime Minister Narendra Modi will award medals to the winners of the 'Bharat Ko Janiye' quiz on January 22 during the Pravasi Bhartiya Divas celebration in Varanasi. Meanwhile the winners will also visit the Kumbh Mela in Allahabad, she said. The quiz, conducted by the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA), seeks to motivate overseas Indian youth to enhance their knowledge about India and connect with their roots.
Washington sources reported that Raj Shah, an Indian American spokesman in the White House Press Office, has left President Donald Trump’s administration and joined an arm of a Florida-based lobbying firm. Meanwhile Shah, a former researcher at the Republican National Committee, will lead the Media Group, the press wing of Ballard Partners, a lobbying firm with offices in Florida and Washington.
New York sources reported that Tulsi Gabbard, 37, the first Hindu elected to the US Congress, announced on Friday that she will be running for president. Meanwhile Kamala Harris, 54, who is of Indian and African-Jamaican descent and is identified as a member of the Christian Baptist sect, is expected to announce her candidature for the Democratic Party nomination next week, according to several news reports quoting sources close to her.