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C to I News Desk June 28th 2022 USA

Diplomat Ruchira Kamboj to be India's next Permanent Representative To UN

India's envoy to Bhutan Ruchira Kamboj was yesterday appointed as India's Permanent Representative to the United Nations in New York.

Global

Dr Tausif Malik: Entrepreneur, evangelist and Muslim Spelling Bee founder

The new treasurer for Democrats Abroad India, Dr Tausif Malik is the founder of America’s largest community-based Spelling Bee competition...

USA Spotlight - @work

Meet Indian-American teen Harini Logan, Scripps Bee 2022 champion

Indian-American teen Harini Logan has emerged as the champion of the 2022 Scripps National Spelling Bee and is over the moon.

USA Spotlight - @work

Indian-origin Sowmyanarayan Sampath to be new CEO of Verizon Business

Communications firm Verizon appointed Indian-origin executive Sowmyanarayan Sampath as the new Executive Vice President and CEO of Verizon...

Corporate

CIA appoints India-born Nand Mulchandani to lead tech ops

Indian-origin entrepreneur Nand Mulchandani was roped in by Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) as its first-ever Chief Technology Officer...

USA

Kamala Harris is the latest in White House to contract Covid

USA News: United States vice-president Kamala Harris has tested positive for Covid, but is asymptomatic, the White House said.

USA

Singapore Airlines and United Airlines include 19 new destinations

United Airlines and Singapore Airlines expand codeshare agreement for customers to travel to more cities in the USA, South East Asia, and...

Travel

Five help cops to arrest Brooklyn subway shooting suspect

USA News: Five people have helped the NYPD police to apprehend a 62-year-old man, suspected to have carried out the arrest of the Brooklyn...

USA

US, India mark 75 years of ties

US Embassy said the people-to-people ties are one of the cornerstones of the US-India relationship. US, India mark 75 years of ties.

Global

Elon Musk offers to buy Twitter; investors sue after his earlier stake purchase

Tesla boss and world's richest man Elon Musk has offered to buy Twitter, saying he is the right person to "unlock" the social media...

Corporate

India ready to supply food to world amid Russia-Ukraine war triggered crisis: Modi

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi told US President Joe Biden that India will offer supply of food stock across the globe amid Ukraine...

Global

US slaps sanctions on Putin’s daughters, Lavrov, lenders

The US has announced sanctions on Russian President Vladimir Putin's daughters, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and major banks, among...

Global

US declares Rohingya’s year-long repression in Myanmar a genocide

Joe Biden administration has declared the year-long repression of the Rohingya Muslim population in Myanmar a 'genocide', US officials said.

USA

At UN, India calls for ban on weapons that may trigger mass deaths

India has underlined at the United Nations that diplomacy and dialogue between Russia and Ukraine would bring an end to the war and raised...

Global

Russia announces ceasefire in key Ukrainian cities today

Russia has announced a ceasefire in the major Ukranian cities of Kyiv, Mariupol, Kharkiv and Sumy from 10 am (Moscow time) today, according...

Global

Ukraine calls for NATO aid in call with US senators

Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelenskiy called for eastern Europe to provide Russian-made aircraft to Ukraine during a call with US senators...

Global

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella's son Zain has passed away

Microsoft’s Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Satya Nadella and his wife Anu lost their son Zain on Monday morning. He was 26 years old and...

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Russia launches ‘full attack’ to invade Ukraine: 40 soldiers, 10 civilians reported killed

"This is a war of aggression. Ukraine will defend itself and will win. The world can and must stop Putin. The time to act is now." President...

Global

India eases arrival norms for travellers from 82 nations

India’s Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has issued revised guidelines for travellers arriving from overseas, putting an end to the...

Covid-19

Indians now travelling to the US can inquire, rack up current consular details

Indians who wish to visit the United States can now inquire about travel rules and also garner updates and information from Consular...

USA

India’s Avani Prashanth, Singapore’s Shannon Tan to play in 2022 Augusta National Women's Amateur

India’s Avani Prashanth (15) and Singapore’s Shannon Tan are among 75 amateur golfers invited for the prestigious Augusta National...

Other Sports

ISIS leader killed in US special forces operation, says President Biden

United States' President Joe Biden announced today that ISIS leader Ibrahim al-Hashimi al-Qurayshi blew himself up as US special forces...

USA

CNN chief steps down for failing to disclose ties with colleague

CNN Worldwide president Jeff Zucker has resigned from his post reportedly for failing to disclose his relationship with a high-ranking...

USA

H-1B visa sign ups for next year’s fiscal to begin on March 1

USA News: The H-1B visa registrations for next year’s fiscal would start on March 1 and remain opened till 18 of the same month.

Global

US President Biden caught swearing by live mic after White House press event

US President Joe Biden was heard on a live microphone abusing a Fox News journalist on the sidelines of a White House photo op.

USA