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Indian-American Neera Tanden named White House staff secretary

United States President Joe Biden has named Indian-American policy expert Neera Tanden as the new White House staff secretary.

USA

Indian, US naval chiefs agree to boost bilateral maritime ties

US Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Admiral Michael Gilday held a meeting with Indian Navy Chief Admiral Karambir Singh and discussed...

Global

India is a very important partner to the US, says Kamala Harris on meeting PM Modi

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi met with United States Vice-President Kamala Harris at the White House during which they decided to...

USA

Biden names Indian-American Muslim Rashad Hussain as Ambassador for Religious Freedom

President Joe Biden has nominated Rashad Hussain, an Indian-American lawyer and diplomat, as ambassador-at-large to lead the state...

USA

US Vice-President Kamala Harris may visit Singapore, Vietnam in August: Sources

United States' Indian-origin Vice President Kamala Harris could travel to Vietnam and Singapore in August, even though details of the trip...

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US: 99% Covid deaths in last six months among unvaccinated

The United States is facing "the pandemic of the unvaccinated" amid a nationwide spike in COVID infections. Fuelling by the highly...

USA

Indian-American Abhimanyu Mishra becomes youngest-ever chess grandmaster

US youngest Chess Grandmaster: Indian-origin Abhimanyu Mishra of New Jersey has become the youngest chess grandmaster in history. The...

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Tracking rising COVID wave in India closely: US State Department

While issuing a travel advisory, US State Department spokesperson Ned Price has said that the United States is "very closely" tracking the...

USA

US President Biden nominates two Indian-origin women to federal admin posts

US President Joe Biden announced his intent to nominate two Indian-American women to key administration positions.

USA

China wants to constrain US ties, sees India as rival: US State Department

China perceives a “rising India as a rival” and wants to constrain its strategic partnership with the US, its allies and other...

Global

India, US, Japan, Australia foreign ministers' quadrangular meet set for October 6: Reports

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Indian External Affairs Minister Jaishankar will travel to Japan to attend the second quadrangular...

Global

Indian-Americans raise USD 3.3 mn in fundraiser for Joe Biden

Indian-Americans reportedly raised over USD 3.3 million in a single night for Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden.

USA

Despite uptick towards Trump, majority of Indian-Americans support Democrats, show diaspora surveys

According to multiple polls conducted by diaspora organisations and CNN, a majority of the Asian-American community and two-thirds of...

USA

Honouring Indian-American astronaut Kalpana Chawla, US company names spacecraft after her

United States' aerospace, defence, and security company Northrop Grumman has named its NG-14 Cygnus spacecraft after NASA Indian-American...

USA

Indian-American group announces plans to support community members in US polls

IMPACT, an Indian-American political organisation, disclosed that it would utilise USD 10 million to support the community members prepare...

USA

40 per cent of Indian-Americans worried about financial impact of COVID-19: Study

A survey by a diaspora organisation in the United States found that two in five Indian-Americans are worried about their long-term financial...

Covid-19

Indian-American community leader Ramesh Patel dies of COVID-19

Prominent Indian-American community leader Ramesh Patel passed away due to complications from COVID-19.

Covid-19

Indian government to soon take decision on lifting OCI cardholders' travel ban

Indian government indicated that it would soon take an appropriate decision on the issue even as consulates in the USA assured...

Global

US begins first clinical trial of COVID-19 vaccine

On Monday, the United States launched the first-ever clinical trial of an experimental coronavirus vaccine to volunteers in Seattle.

Covid-19

Strong Indian-American presence at Oscars 2020 as Mindy Kaling presents and Utkarsh Ambudkar performs

On a night when a foreign language film made history by winning the Oscar for Best Picture, the Indian-American representation at the gala...

Movies

Indian diaspora groups hold pro-CAA rallies across America

Indian diaspora groups organised a series of rallies in support of the controversial Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA) across the United...

USA

Indian-origin actor Adhir Kalyan to star in Chuck Lorre’s new comedy series

Indian-origin actor Adhir Kalyan has been cast as the star of Chuck Lorre's CBS comedy pilot, The United States of Al.

Entertainment

Indian-American UNDP worker killed in Afghanistan terror attack

Anil Raj, an Indian-American aid worker, was killed in an attack in Kabul, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced at a press...

USA

Houston Police open doors for Sikhs to serve with articles of faith intact

The Houston Police Department (HPD) on Tuesday officially adopted an accommodation policy for Sikh Americans to serve with their articles of...

USA

‘Howdy, Modi’ rally a crowning achievement for Indian-Americans: Jaishankar

Organising the upcoming community rally in Houston, which will be attended by both Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President...

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