NEW YORK - United States President Donald Trump has complimented Indian trade negotiators as "the best" and said trade talks between the two countries were moving along. "We are trying very hard to make better trade deals with India," he said during a White House Diwali celebration on Tuesday. Showing the trade negotiators as highly skilled and making the talks sound difficult for the Americans, he said, "They are very good traders, they are very good negotiators."
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NORWALK, CA- The Indian- American community of Southern California & Joy of Sharing Senior Center of Sanatan Temple together with 17 other nonprofit organizations of SoCal celebrated the birthday of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, on Oct 31. The First Deputy Prime Minister of India also called the The Iron Man of India...
NEW YORK - All the four Indian-American Democrat members of the House of Representatives were re-elected in Tuesday's election and a member of the community won the Attorney General's position in Wisconsin state. Raja Krishnamoorthi, who represents a constituency near Chicago in Illinois, won about 66 percent of the votes to defeat his Indian-American challenger J.D. Diganvker of the Republican Party.
NEW YORK - US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced on Monday that Washington was exempting India from the sanctions on importing oil from Iran. He said the US will continue to negotiate with India and the seven other countries receiving the six-month exemption to get them to cut their Iranian imports to zero. The other countries receiving the exemptions Pompeo announced at a news conference with foreign correspondents in...
BOSTON - Veteran actor Anupam Kher was conferred a 'Distinguished Fellow' title at the Cambridge MIT Sloan School of Management here. "Thank you IndiaGlobal at Cambridge MIT Sloan School... This honour gives me a further sense of responsibility towards my country. A lower middle class Kashmiri boy from Shimla has come a long way," Anupam tweeted on Sunday. He also shared a few photographs from the event and he is seen holding...
WASHINGTON - The US on Thursday withdrew duty-free concessions on import of around 50 Indian products, mostly from the agriculture and handloom sectors, in line with the protectionist approach to trade put in place by President Donald Trump. The Indian products, among 90 items originating from various countries that had duty-free access in America under its Generalized System of Preferences (GSP), were removed from the...
A great holiday season doesn't have to break the bank. Learn how to spend smart this Diwali and make sure you start the new year on the right financial foot. Ashrita Prasaad, district manager at U.S. Bank, celebrates Diwali with her family and her community - but starts saving for the holiday years in advance. The five-day Hindu festival of lights is an auspicious time for big life moments and even bigger purchases, which means spending - lots of spending.
WASHINGTON - Two new suspicious packages targeting Indian-origin Senator Kamala Harris and billionaire political activist Tom Steyer -- both Democrats -- have been recovered even as federal officials arrested a Florida man accused of sending pipe bombs to critics of President Donald Trump. These packages put the total number of devices found in the US by law enforcement officials to 14. None have detonated,
NEW YORK,NY- The week of October 6 -13,has a special significance in the 30-year history of Ekal Vidyalaya Foundation as ‘Ekal’, hosted three fund-raising glittering Galas at three strategic places in the US and raised record $5.5 million in pledges. This was in addition to $7.5 Million it had already realized through its annual 50+ fund-raising concerts across the US. On Oct. 6 Ekal-Houston, TX hosted a gala where generous donors...
NEW DELHI - Union Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh on Wednesday requested the United States to immediately lift the sanction on the import of pomegranate arils from India. US Ambassador to India Kenneth I. Juster called on Singh on Wednesday to discuss ways to boost trade and bilateral relations in agriculture. Singh requested Juster for immediate removal of the ban on Indian pomegranate arils, seed pods inside the fruit,