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CtoI News Desk March 28th 2023 USA

100-year sentence for man over Indian-origin minor’s death in US

A district judge in the US, John D Mosely, has sentenced Joseph Lee Smith from Shreveport to 100 years of hard labour for causing the death...


Two hurt in shooting at Sikh Gurdwara in US

Two people were shot at in a Gurudwara in the US yesterday, local media reports said quoting the police. The incident is not related to a...


Indian journalist attacked by Khalistan supporters in US; envoy gets threat

Washington-based Indian journalist Lalit Jha was reportedly physically attacked and verbally abused by Khalistan supporters in Washington...


Indian-origin Starbucks CEO Laxman Narasimhan facing strikes during first week in charge

Laxman Narasimhan, the new Indian-origin CEO of coffee franchise Starbucks, is facing strikes from baristas at about 100 cafes, demanding...


US has significant concerns about China's behaviour: John Kirby

White House National Security Council spokesman John Kirby said that the US has in some cases, significant concerns about China's behaviour,...


US condemns attack on Indian consulate in San Francisco

The United States government has strongly condemned the attack on the Indian consulate in San Francisco by a group of separatist Sikhs,...


Find out why Donald Trump might be arrested this week

Donald Trump recently claimed he will be arrested today on charges stemming from an investigation into a USD 130,000 payment to porn star...


Indian-American golfer Akshay Bhatia scaling new heights with special membership to the Pro Tour

Indian-origin golfer Akshay Bhatia is reaching new heights in his professional career.

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US releases video showing Russian jet dumping fuel on drone

The US today released a minute-long declassified video footage of an armed Russian Su-27 aircraft conducting what it called "an...


Biden invites Sunak to White House; likely to discuss fostering economic ties

US President Joe Biden invited British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak to the White House in June.


Joint Statement by the Department of the Treasury, Federal Reserve, and FDIC

After receiving a recommendation from the boards of the FDIC and the Federal Reserve, and consulting with the President, Secretary Yellen...


‘Silicon Valley Bank’s fall triggered crisis across tech firms’

Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu warned that the implosion of Silicon Valley Bank (SVB), the second-largest bank failure in US history, created...


US President proposes doubling down on financial aid to Pakistan

US President Joe Biden has proposed to double the economic support fund to cash-strapped Pakistan to USD 82 million for the fiscal year...


Quad ministers review maritime security

The foreign ministers of Quad countries reaffirmed the grouping's commitment for a free and open Indo-Pacific, and said it strongly supports...


India crowned the most attractive nation, followed by USA and Sweden

Indians were crowned as the most attractive nationality globally, home to winners of multiple Ms. World and Ms. Universe titles, the...

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Indian-American tech entrepreneur Vivek Ramaswamy announces Presidential bid

Indian-American tech entrepreneur Vivek Ramaswamy became the second Indian-origin candidate to announce a Presidential bid in the upcoming...


US shoots down four ‘unidentified objects’ in a week

The US military shot down an unidentified object flying above Michigan, making it the fourth airborne object downed by American forces in...


Turkey-Syria earthquakes: Death toll soars to 4,300

Rescuers in Turkey and Syria dug through the freezing night hunting for survivors among the rubble of thousands of buildings felled in a...


US to help Ukraine with seized Russian capital

United States' Attorney General Merrick Garland said that he had authorised the United States to begin using seized Russian money to aid...


US says China is a major threat to India, world


RRR wins Golden Globe for Best Original Song for Naatu Naatu

RRR was awarded the prestigious Best Original Song for Naatu Naatu at the Golden Globes 2023. The song, created by composer-songwriter...


Mikey Hothi is first Sikh-origin mayor in California

USA News: Mikey Hothi, whose parents are from India, has been unanimously elected as the mayor of Lodi city in northern California, becoming...


Three Indian-Americans drown after falling through ice on frozen lake

Three Indian-Americans, including a woman, have drowned after they fell through the ice while walking on a frozen lake in the US state of...


Immigrants earn more than native US citizens: Study

Immigrant graduates in the United States, including Indians, are more likely to be better educated and earn more compared to their...


Joe Biden nominates ex-US ambassador to India for a top exec post

US President Joe Biden has nominated Indian-American lawyer diplomat Richard Verma, also a former US ambassador to India, to a top...