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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

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

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...

USA NRI Stories

Priyanka Chopra and husband Nick Jonas welcome new child through surrogacy

Priyanka Chopra and her husband Nick Jonas have welcomed a baby via surrogacy. The actress made the announcement on her Instagram page on...

Entertainment

US-based Aparna Satheesan at the forefront of the expanding Indian classical dance frontier

Indian-American Bharatanatyam/Kuchipudi exponent Aparna Satheesan ​is well known globally for presenting innovative ideas through multiple...

Entertainment Spotlight - @work

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

Indian-American economist Gita Gopinath set for key IMF post

Indian-American Gita Gopinath, the IMF's chief economist, will become the number two official at the Washington-based crisis lender from...

Global

Meet Parag Agrawal, Twitter's new CEO who replaced Jack Dorsey

Non-Resident Indian Parag Agrawal, 37, an IIT-Bombay graduate, has replaced Jack Dorsey as the new Twitter chief executive officer, becoming...

Corporate NRI Stories

US varsities witness 13.2% decline in Indian students, shows report

Universities in the United States saw a significant 13.2 per cent drop in the number of Indian students in 2020-21, says the latest Open...

USA

Indian-American actor Kal Penn comes out as gay

Indian-American actor Kal Penn, on the eve of the launch of his book 'You Can't Be Serious', has come out as gay.

Entertainment

Senior US Justice Department officials discuss ways to counter cyberattackers' in New Delhi

Arun G Rao, Indian-American Deputy Assistant Attorney General of the US department of justice civil division’s consumer protection branch,...

Global

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-American economist Gita Gopinath set to leave IMF in January 2022

International Monetary Fund (IMF) chief economist Gita Gopinath will leave her post and return to Harvard University's economics department...

Global

Four Indian-Americans bag NIH Director’s New Innovator awards

Four Indian-Americans have bagged the National Institute of Health Director’s New Innovator awards, a programme created in 2007 to...

USA

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

Indian PM Narendra Modi to address UNGA, attend Quad summit during three-day visit

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Washington, DC yesterday on an official three-day visit to the United States

Global

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...

USA

Indian-American Samir Banerjee wins Wimbledon junior boys title

Indian-American tennis player Samir Banerjee, 17, defeated Victor Lilov of the USA 7-5, 6-3 to win the Wimbledon Boys’ singles title in a...

Other Sports

Sirisha Bandla becomes third Indian-origin woman to fly into space

Aeronautical engineer Sirisha Bandla became the third Indian-origin woman to fly into space when she joined British billionaire Richard...

NRI Stories

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...

USA NRI Stories

US Congress passes resolution on COVID relief for India

The US House of Representatives has passed a resolution recognising the devastating impact of COVID-19 in India and calling for urgent...

Covid-19

India 'incredibly important' partner to the US, says White House spokesman

A White House spokesperson announced that India is an “incredibly important” partner to the US in the region and globally, underlining...

USA

ZEE5 set to launch streaming services in USA on June 22

Zee Entertainment Enterprises Ltd announced the launch of its OTT platform ZEE5 in the United States on June 22 in a statement.

Entertainment

Two Indian origin journalists among Pulitzer Prize winners for 2021

Two Indian origin journalists are among the winners of the Pulitzer Prizes for the year 2021. Megha Rajagopalan, a journalist working for...

USA