WASHINGTON - The controversy surrounding the $50 million donation from not-for-profit Tata Trusts to the Harvard Business School in 2010 has now reached the American shores with a leading Conservative website questioning the globally prestigious institution for accepting "questionable funds" that should otherwise have been "used for the welfare of the poor." That was against "every tenet of good (corporate) governance",
WASHINGTON, DC - Over 80 Indian-Americans are running for the mid-term elections in November with a majority of them contesting on a Democratic party ticket, according to a former White House official. Over 220 Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders are running for various offices in more than 30 states. The mid-term elections will take place in the middle of president Donald Trump’s term.
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BELLFLOWER,CA – Shriji Mandir organized a talk show here by Bhagyesh Jha and Hiten Anandpara from India who are poets and writers and have won many awards. It was a sold out show. The program started with the traditional prayer”Manglacharan”. Prakash Mehta,program coordinator then introduced Jha and Anandpara.
Flipkart's largest shareholder, SoftBank, may come to a deal with Walmart Inc in the next few days to sell its stake in the Indian e-commerce start-up to the American retail giant at a pre-determined price and time, people close to the development told. “SoftBank and Walmart have agreed on a price and a final decision is expected in 7-10 days,” they said. This comes a day after reported that the Masayoshi Son-led telecom and internet company...
NEW YORK - US President Donald Trump nominated Diane Gujarati, a prosecutor of Indian descent, to a federal judgeship on Thursday in an unusual move as she had been former President Barack Obama's choice for the position. The White House announced that Trump is sending the nomination of Gujarati, who is the Deputy Chief of the Criminal Division of the federal prosecutor's for the Southern District of New York,
BENGALURu - In a mega deal in India's e-commerce space, global retail giant Walmart Inc on Wednesday announced it was buying 77 per cent equity stake in the country's largest e-tailer Flipkart for $16 billion. "Subject to regulatory approval in India, Walmart will pay $16 billion (Rs 1,07,662 crore) for 77 per cent equity stake in Flipkart," the Arkansas-based firm said in a statement. The acquisition of the majority stake makes the $500-billion
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LANCASTER,CA – Local voters took to the polls on April 10, for the General Municipal Election for the city of Lancaster. Two incumbents overwhelmingly defeated six challengers in the race for two Council seats, open for the full term of three years and eleven months. Indian-American Raj Malhi finished first with a combined total...
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LOS ANGELES, CA - The 2018 United States Senate, California, candidate Arun Kumar Bhumitra is a Republican by choice but a businessman at heart. He is suave, political and generous in his dealings, but, don’t let that image fool you; the quality and sharpness that he brings within conversations is quite impactful.
NEW YORK - A Democrat Indian-American doctor has narrowly lost a by-election to Congress in a heavily Republican constituency in Arizona but dramatically increased her party's support in what was seen as a referendum on Donald Trump's presidency. Hiral Tipirneni lost by only six per cent of the votes in Tuesday's by-election from a constituency that was considered so heavily Republican that the Democratic Party did not even bother to...
WASHINGTON - US House Speaker Paul Ryan will not seek re-election and will retire from Congress after this year, his office announced on Wednesday, adding to the uncertainty about whether Republicans can maintain control of the lower chamber. "This morning Speaker Ryan shared with his colleagues that this will be his last year as a member of the House," Ryan aide Brendan Buck said in a statement cited by CNN.