NEW YORK - What if a drone delivers a mouth-watering pizza right in your car as you wait at the red signal and fly ahead? In a bid to make drones technology more potent, a team led by an Indian-origin researcher is teaching unmanned aerial vehicles to land on moving targets. Using fuzzy logic, researchers at University of Cincinnati are programming drones so that they can make better navigational decisions on the fly that would eventually...
NEW YORK,NY-Indian-American designers wowed the audiences at New York Fashion Week here on Feb 11 with plenty of glitz and glamor. It was a debut for designer Mac Duggal, sought after for his pageant and prom dress line, featuring gowns with bling. Indian-American designer Premal Badiani also showcased her latest collection, titled “Root Cause,” and her inspiration was to “bring awareness of the human impact on the environment.”
WASHINGTON - With a private member's bill being introduced in the US Congress that seeks to fix the minimum salary of H1-B visa holders at $130,000, India's Ambassador to the US Navtej Sarna has said this visa category has actually been crucial in making American companies globally competitive. "You know, this H1-B scheme has been crucial in making US companies competitive globally, in increasing their client base,
LOS ANGELES - "Sing Me Home", an album which has contribution from Indian tabla player Sandeep Das, on Sunday won the Best World Music Album at the 59th Grammy Awards, where British star Adele clinched as many as five trophies. Das is part of Silk Road Ensemble, a collaborative effort by musician Yo-Yo Ma to bring together performers and composers from more than 20 countries. Their "Sing Me Home" pipped...
BY DEVIKA C. MEHTA
LOS ANGELES, CA - Trump(ets) have blown in the ears of Indians since the arrival of the new US President on the global platform. Muffled voices have tried to garner an option, opinions have been raised, and analysis made, but in vain. The proposed H1B Visa bill is still in the infancy stage but an executive order from Donald Trump...
NEW YORK,NY - AT&T is making it easier to stay connected when you travel. With AT&T International Day Pass, you can talk and text all you want, and use your data plan in over 100 countries,including India, only paying for the days you use abroad. Instead of being charged per minute, message, or megabyte while traveling, you‘ll pay just $10 a day per device for any 24-hour period you use your device in an International Day Pass country.
NEW YORK - Convicted Democratic Party fundraiser Sant Chatwal got an invitation to a State Department lunch for then Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in 2009 through Hillary Clinton's aide Huma Abedin, according to emails obtained by a conservative activist organisation. During that time, Chatwal was secretly funnelling illegal political contributions to Democratic Party politicians for which he was later convicted.
WASHINGTON - Indian-American Republican leader from Virginia Puneet Ahluwalia is contesting for the state's House of Delegates for the 34th district against the incumbent Kathleen Murphy. Ahluwalia, 10th District Representative on the Virginia Republican State Central Committee, served as a financial chair of the Asian American presidential inaugural ball in January, American Bazaar online reported on Friday.
WASHINGTON,D.C.-Indian-American actor Kal Penn has raised more than $500,000 for Syrian refugees, after a person on Twitter told him that he does not belong in America. The racist comment came soon after Donald Trump passed an executive order banning refugees from at least seven Muslim-majority countries to enter the United States. Penn took the racist tweet in stride and replied to the guy saying, “To the dude who said I don’t belong...
BENGALURU - India on Jan 31 said it has expressed its concern to the US over a bill to change rules on H-1B visas that will impact the IT industry and Indian techies working in America. “India’s interests and concerns have been conveyed both to the US administration and the US Congress at senior levels,” said External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Vikas Swarup in New Delhi. The High-Skilled Integrity and Fairness Act of 2017,