New York

India Day Parade of Long Island set for August 7

Mineola, NY: In celebration of India’s 75th anniversary of independence, IDP USA will hold its 12th annual India Day Parade in Hicksville, Long Island on August 7, it was announced at the Curtain Raiser on […]

A Message to New York Seniors and Disabled New Yorkers: Freeze Your Rent!

By Beridiana Calderon  It’s no secret that rent prices are rising in NYC. But there is one secret you should know—some New Yorkers can freeze their rent. For more than twenty years, I’ve lived in […]

Indian origin man gunned down inside parked car in Queens

A 31-year-old Indian-origin man was shot dead in Queens, New York on Saturday while sitting in a burrowed SUV parked down the street from his home. The shocking incident came days after an Indian national […]

International

Upset Hindus urge luxury British brand to withdraw £850 Lord Hanuman perfume

pset Hindus are urging iconic British brand “Boadicea the Victorious” selling luxury unisex fragrances to apologize and immediately withdraw perfume named after Hindu deity Hanuman; calling it highly inappropriate.  Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a […]

Russia closes in on Lysychansk

EU grants Ukraine candidate status for membership U.S. to send another $450 million in military aid ‘Nazi hunter’ Eli Rosenbaum to lead DOJ team on war crimes in Ukraine Kyiv: The Russian military extended its […]

Rare Sikh artworks donated to Montreal museum

Canada’s Montreal Museum of Fine Arts has opened a permanent exhibit of a rare collection of historic Sikh artworks.  The artworks have been donated by Indo-Canadian businessman Baljit Chadha and the late Indian-American scientist Dr […]

‘Insult to Islam’: Hindu tailor in Udaipur beheaded over FB post, killers threaten PM Modi

Tensions erupted in Rajasthan’s Udaipur after a Hindu tailor was beheaded in the city on Tuesday, by two men allegedly over a Facebook post in support of suspended BJP spokesperson Nupur Sharma. Police said both accused […]

Real-time trials of full-body scanner begin at Delhi Airport’s Terminal 2

New Delhi: Delhi International Airport Limited (DIAL), a GMR Infrastructure Limited-led consortium, has started the trials of the full-body scanner today at Terminal 2 of the Indira Gandhi International Airport. This is in line with […]

4000-years-old weapons found under a field in UP’s Mainpuri

Experts say a hoard of 4,000-year-old copper weapons discovered by chance under a field in Uttar Pradesh’s Mainpuri can be traced to the copper age. Earlier this month a farmer leveling his field in Mainpurti […]

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Entertainment

Suriya becomes first Tamil actor to be invited to join Oscar committee

Suriya is the first Tamil actor to be invited to the Oscar organiser’s membership committee. On Tuesday (June 28), The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences invited 397 artists and executives to join the […]

‘RRR’ Hindi version most popular film on Netflix worldwide

Netflix announced that the Hindi version of SS Rajamouli’s period action epic ‘RRR’ has become “the most popular film from India” on the streamer globally. The Hindi dubbed take of the Telugu language film arrived […]

‘Jugjugg Jeeyo’ review: A ticklish family drama that knows its limits

Directed by Raj Mehta, ‘JugJugg Jeeyo’ is a loud, raucous, high-kicking film. Unapologetic Punjabi humor triggers some genuine laughs. It’s a film where lame, WhatsApp-conquesting jokes and smart gags land with equal force, elevated by […]

Sports

FIH Pro League: Indian women beat USA 4-2

Rotterdam (the Netherlands): Two goals in the first minute of the second half set the Indian women’s hockey team on the path to overhauling a one-goal deficit and scripting a rousing 4-2 win against a […]

USA announce side for Men’s T20 World Cup Global Qualifier B

Miami: Top-order batter-cum-wicketkeeper Monank Patel will lead the United States side in the Men’s T20 World Cup Global Qualifier B, as they vie for one of the two final spots at Australia 2022. USA named […]

Sri Lanka registers historic ODI series win against Australia

Colombo: Sri Lanka’s legendary cricketers such as Sanath Jayasuriya and Roshan Mahanama, among others congratulated the home team for their historic ODI series win against Australia, saying the players had brought “joy to the public […]

Business

World’s largest innovation campus for start-ups opens in Hyderabad

Hyderabad-based business incubator organisation, Technology Hub (T-Hub) announced the inauguration of the world’s largest innovation campus for start-ups in Hyderabad. Built in a T-shape, spanning 10 floors and spread over an area of 5,82,689 sq. ft, making […]

Gautam Adani pledges to donate 8% of his net worth on 60th birthday

Indian industrial magnate Gautam Adani and his family have pledged to donate 600 billion rupees ($7.7 billion) as the businessman turns 60 on Friday. Adani is Asia’s richest person with a net worth of $92.7 […]

Ford’s workers in India are on the job look out

Chennai: With the US-based Ford Motor Company deciding to shutdown its Maraimalainagar car plant near here, many employees/workers of Ford group in India are on the lookout for jobs. “With Ford deciding to shut down […]

Lifestyle

It May Be Hot, But At Least It Isn’t Raining Animals

There are cities in the world where the weather is superb throughout the year. Among them are Sao Paulo, Brazil; Loja, Ecuador; Mombasa, Kenya; Sydney, Australia; and Nice, France.  Unfortunately, I have no plans to […]

Priyanka Chopra launches her homeware line ‘Sona’ in the US

Adding one more feather to her already crowded cap actress and businesswoman Priyanka Chopra announced the launch of her homeware line called Sona Home in New York.  She announced the same on social media and shared […]

Ride a Bicycle and Help the Environment

Drivers all over the world are unhappy about the rising price of gas (or petrol). Some have found interesting ways to protest the prices, but none more charmingly than Subhranshu Samal did at his recent […]