NEW JERSEY - Declaring he will be a "true friend of the Indian and Hindu community", Republican Party's presidential candidate Donald Trump contrasted the growth rates of India and the US and praised Prime Minister Narendra Modi as a "pro-growth leader" with whom he will like to work. Speaking at the "Humanity United Against Terror" rally organized by the Republican Hindu Coalition on Saturday,
WASHINGTON - In what can be seen as a clearest indication yet of US support for the cross-LoC surgical strikes carried out by the Indian Army on terror camps last month, a senior Obama administration official has said that Washington empathised with New Delhi's position of responding militarily to cross-border terrorism but called for exercising caution and restraint. "I think every country has the right to self-defence but...
WASHINGTON - In what can be seen as a clearest indication yet of US support for the cross-LoC surgical strikes carried out by the Indian Army on terror camps last month, a senior Obama administration official has said that Washington empathised with New Delhi's position of responding militarily to cross-border terrorism but called for exercising caution and restraint. "I think every country has the right to self-defence...
MUMBAI-Sarod maestro Amjad Ali Khan and his two sons Amaan and Ayaan performed live with musicians from across the world for the Chant4Change peace concert at Washingtons Lincoln Memorial on Oct 9. The concert made use of music as the healing unifying force in wounded and terror-infested universe. However, the rain gods played truant. Speaking after the concert, Khan said: “We three —
WASHINGTON,D.C.-India, “aspiring to do better in an adverse” environment, is at the world’s centre stage more than ever before, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has said but cautioned that by its own yardstick, the country’s current growth rate is not enough. Jaitley, who lead the high-power Indian delegation to the annual fall meeting of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank, said there is a “lot of global buzz” around India.
WASHINGTON,D.C.-A new survey on the immigrant population of United States shows that the number of residents who were born in countries such as India, Saudi Arabia, Bangladesh, Iraq, Egypt, and Pakistan has been on the rise in recent years. The study also confirms that 13.3 percent of the US population were immigrants in 2014, the highest percentage in 94 years. As per the report published by Center for...
NEW YORK,NY- Pratham USA, one of the largest educational nonprofits in India tha provides quality education to underp iv leg d children, hosted their an ual New York Tri-Sta e Gala at the Waldorf Astoria,here on Sept 16. The event, which was attended by 600 guest ,raised over $2.6 million for P These programs resonated deeply with the night’s keynote speaker, Nikki Haley, Governor of South Carolina,
MONTREAL - Muslim woman in Canada, who was denied a court appearance because of her hijab, sought legal clarification on the rights of Quebecers, who want access to justice while wearing religious attire. Rania El-Alloul's lawyer appeared in Quebec Superior Court on Thursday seeking a declaratory judgment that would clarify that litigants have the right to wear a hijab or other religious attire in court, Toronto Star reported.
WASHINGTON - The US police surrounded a Sikh man carrying a Kirpan -- ceremonial dagger -- in Pennsylvania after receiving multiple calls about an apparent Muslim man walking around a shopping centre with a "large knife" or "sword". Harpreet Singh Khalsa, 33, said he was a victim of racial profiling in Northampton county, but the police said those who called in their concerns did the right thing, WFMZ TV reported on Wednesday.
WASHINGTON,D.C.-Wearing masks and brandishing signs in the colors of India’s flag that proclaim, “India: Keep the Ban on Cruel Jallikattu & Bull Racing,” half a dozen PETA “bulls” gathered outside the High Commission of India on Sept 15.The action came as special-interest groups attempt to overturn the Indian Supreme Court’s recent confirmation that bullfights, bull races, and jallikattu violate India’s Prevention...