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India-born Ajay Banga set to become World Bank chief unopposed

Ajay Banga, the US pick to head the World Bank, appears almost certain to become the anti-poverty lender's next president after nominations...

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‘H-1B visa cap for 2024 reached; successful applicants informed’

The H-1B visa cap for the financial year 2024, beginning October 1, has been reached and all successful applicants have been informed about...


Kamala Harris swears in new Ambassador to India

Indian-American US Vice-President Kamala Harris swore in the former mayor of Los Angeles as the nation's Ambassador to India.


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...


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,...


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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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.


‘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...


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 recovers parts of Chinese spy balloon; triggers row

United States authorities have begun collecting remnants of the Chinese surveillance balloon that was shot down on Sunday, sparking a...


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...


Zelenskyy’s visit a ‘historic one’ in US-Ukraine ties

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy was given a hero’s welcome in US as he stepped out of his war-ravaged country for the first time...


US praises Modi again for his call to end Russia-Ukriane war

The United States once again welcomed PM Narendra Modi's position on the Ukraine-Russia War, which calls for the cessation of all kinds of...


Indian-Americans to gain from US bills that seek to end green card quota

The White House has supported US Congress to pass a bill that seeks to eliminate the per country quota on green card. It would benefit...


Harsha Thangirala's passion for music takes him on global journey

Harsha Thangirala’s childhood interest in music has blossomed into a fruitful career. The young music editor has not let anything get in...

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Not encouraging Ukraine to strike beyond its borders: US

The United States (US) said it was "not encouraging" Ukraine to strike into Russia after drone attacks on bases widely seen as carried out...


Facebook parent warns of pulling down news from platform

Facebook parent Meta threatened to remove news from its platform if the US Congress passes a proposal aimed at making it easier for news...


China had warned US not to meddle in its ties with India: Report

News: China has warned American officials not to interfere in its relationship with India, the Pentagon has said in a report to the US...