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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

In Pics: World's most popular views chosen by travellers

Seeking out the picture-perfect view at a new location is often a priority for travellers and people moving to a new city.

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...

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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

Ex-Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey quits board

Former CEO of Twitter Jack Dorsey has stepped down from the microblogging platform’s board amid Elon Musk's ongoing USD 44 billion...

Corporate

Modi reiterates India’s Ukraine stand during Quad summit

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has reiterated India's stand on the importance for ending hostilities, resumption of dialogue and diplomacy, in...

Global

Quad meet: Modi to hold talks with Biden on regional developments, global issues

Quad meet: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi discussion with US President Joe Biden to further strengthen the bilateral ties between the...

Global

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

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

US President says India had ‘shaky’ reply to Russia’s war in Ukraine

US President Joe Biden has said that India’s response to the Russia invasion of Ukraine was “shaky”. India continues to purchase...

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

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

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

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

Wall Street bank staff may lose their job if not vaccinated by January-end

Citigroup Inc will become the first Wall Street bank to enforce a strict COVID-19 vaccine mandate on its employees who are not yet...

Corporate

In a first, US surgeons transplant heart of a pig into human

US News: US surgeons claimed to have successfully transplanted a pig heart to human.

USA

Video of Indian-American CEO firing 900 employees on Zoom call goes viral

A video of Indian-American CEO of Better.com Vishal Garg firing 900 employees from his company in India as well as in the United States over...

USA