WASHINGTON - Online retail giant Amazon has been slammed by several Sikh bodies for reportedly selling doormats, rugs and toilet accessories bearing the image of the highly-revered Golden Temple and was asked to immediately remove the "disrespectful products" that hurt the sentiments of the community worldwide. Prominent community body in the US, the Sikh Coalition, said in a statement on Tuesday that it was alerted to Amazon selling doormats, rugs and toilet seat covers with the image of Golden Temple.
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SAN FRANCISCO, CA. — The Consulate General of India in San Francisco bid adieu to Consul General Ambassador Ashok Venkatesan and welcomed the new CGI Ambassador Sanjay Kumar Panda, who took charge here on Nov. 14. Venkatesan, who has retired, moved back to Mumbai after a four – year stint starting in Nov 2014. Panda, 56, will serve as CGI for the...
SAN FRANCISCO - Democrat Kamala Harris, the first Indian-American to serve in the US Senate, said she will make a decision about a potential 2020 presidential bid during the upcoming holiday season. "It will ultimately be a family decision," Harris, who represents the state of California, told MSNBC during an event in San Francisco. "And over the holiday, I will make that decision with my family." Harris, 54, was elected to the Senate in 2016. She ranked fifth in a November poll of Democratic voters' preferred nominee...
BUENOS - Terming the India-US-Japan partnership as "JAI" (literal: victory), Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said the partnership between the three nations would go a long way in ensuring world peace and prosperity. "If I put it differently, Japan, America and India is JAI. In Hindi, 'JAI' means success," Modi said after the first-ever trilateral meet with US President Donald Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on the sidelines of the G-20 summit here.
WASHINGTON,D.C. - The National Federation of Indian-American Associations (NFIA) celebrated its nearly 40 years of existence with a strong and optimistic message by electing a woman as the organization’s first president. The new president Angela Anand, a resident of Annandale, VA, was elected at the group’s general body meeting held on Nov 18, the final day of the organization’s 20th national convention. The three-day convention was held at Sheraton in Tysons, just outside Washington DC.
WASHINGTON,D.C. -The then Bush administration had mobilized special forces to neutralise Pakistan-based Lashkar-e-Taiba terrorists holding people hostage in hotels during the deadly Mumbai terror attack in November 2008, a former White House official has revealed. But, before the Indian authorities gave the necessary clearances and the special forces could take off for Mumbai from an overseas regional location, Indian commandos had already completed their job, said Anish Goel,
NEW YORK - Announcing a new $5-million bounty on the terrorists involved in the "barbaric" 2008 attack on Mumbai, US Secretary of State Michael Pompeo has demanded that Pakistan must act against the Lakshar-e-Taiba (LeT). "It is an affront to the families of the victims that, after 10 years, those who planned the Mumbai attack have still not been convicted for their involvement," he said on Sunday. The 10 terrorists who who came from Pakistan by the Arabian Sea killed 166 people --
BY SAEED NAQVI
Sunday, November 11, happened to be Maulana Abul Kalam Azad’s birth anniversary, forgotten this year as it has been in the past. The Maulana is an inconvenient name to remember at a time when Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel towers above every national leader. When former Vice President Hamid Ansari released the Hindi, Urdu and Malayalam translations of my book “Being the Other:
By Jaya Padmanabhan
The 2018 mid-terms marked the pivotal moment when Asian Americans made a difference — as voters, candidates and historic winners. An Ethnic Media Services survey of Asian American voter turnout and growing involvement in the political process reveals the surging significance of these major ethnic groups’ participation in elections in various states.
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."