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$15 Million in new federal funding to plant, maintain NYC’s trees

New York City Mayor Eric Adams and New York City Department of Parks & Recreation (NYC Parks) Commissioner Sue Donoghue on Sept 28, 2023, announced that the city has been awarded $15 million in new federal funding […]

10 NYC Health+Hospitals physicians named in Castle Connolly’s ‘2023 Top Hispanic & Latino Doctors’ list

NYC Health + Hospitals on Sept 26, 2023 announced that ten of its physicians were among 234 doctors across 32 states and 60 specialties named to Castle Connolly’s inaugural list of ‘Top Hispanic & Latino Doctors’ for […]

NYC Health+Hospitals recognized for high quality care in lowering blood pressure

NYC Health + Hospitals on Sept 28, 2023, announced all 11 of its hospitals and eight of its NYC Health + Hospitals/Gotham Health sites were recognized by the American Heart Association and the American Medical Association for […]


American soldier who bolted to N Korea returns

San Antonio: The American soldier who sprinted into North Korea across the heavily fortified border between the Koreas more than two months ago was whisked to a Texas Army base Thursday for medical checks and interviews after […]

IMF says Sri Lanka needs to boost reforms for its bailout funding package

Colombo, Sri Lanka: Sri Lanka has so far failed to make enough progress in boosting tax collection and other economic reforms for the International Monetary Fund to release a second tranche of $330 million in […]

“Will continue to raise voice in support of Afghanistan”: India at UN

New York: India’s permanent representative to the United Nations, Ruchira Kamboj has reiterated the country’s steadfast dedication to peace, stability and humanitarian support for Afghanistan. In a UN Security Council briefing on Afghanistan this week, Kamboj […]

Father of India’s Green Revolution MS Swaminathan passes away at 98

Indian Scientist M S Swaminathan, known as the father of India’s Green Revolution, passed away on Thursday aged 98. Swaminathan played a key role in developing high-yielding varieties of paddy that enabled India’s farmers to […]

Shyam Lal College hosts global meet on Sapta Sindhu: Bridging History, Business, and Intellectual Discourse

Shyam Lal College (SLC), University of Delhi (DU) hosted a much-captivating three-day International Conference on “International Business And Economics Of Sapta Sindhu – A Historical Transformation And Global Impact”.   The Conference brought together experts and scholars from diverse disciplines. It was successfully accomplished from September […]

Jaipur Literature Festival returns to celebrate its 17th edition in February 2024

The Jaipur Literature Festival 2024, celebrating its 17th year, will unite a diverse global community of writers, thinkers, and speakers to explore a range of literary themes and thought-provoking ideas. The producer of the iconic Festival, has announced […]

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Elegance and Depth: The Signature Style of Waheeda Rehman’s Acting

By Lalit Garg   Waheeda Rehman has been representing the ethical values of a woman in Hindi films with which a traditional Indian woman has been seen. She is a unique actress, who by playing memorable and unforgettable roles […]

Gowariker to create historical biopic based on Adi Shankaracharya

Director Ashutosh Gowarkier has planned to create a historical biopic titled ‘Shankar’ which will be based on the life of the Vedic scholar and guru, Adi Shankaracharya. This comes amidst the unveiling of the massive […]

‘The Storyteller’ selected as closing film for Chicago Film Fest

The upcoming film ‘The Storyteller’, directed by Ananth Mahadevan, has been selected  as the closing night film for the 14th edition of the Chicago South Asian Film Festival. The film will be screened on September […]


Dream11 challenges Rs 25,000 crore GST notice in court

Mumbai: Sporta Technologies Pvt Ltd, which operates the online gaming portal Dream11, has filed a petition in the Bombay High Court challenging a pre-show cause notice issued to it by the Directorate General of GST […]

India win ODI series against Australia 2-1

Rajkot: Australia managed to end their run of defeats with a comprehensive 66-run victory over India in the third One-Day here.  They however lost the series, with India having won the previous two ODIs.  Chasing […]

Asian Games: Sift Kaur wins gold with world record

Hangzhou: Led by a sensational performance by rifle shooter Sift Kaur Samra in the Women’s 50m Rifle 3-positions, who set a world record in the Individual event, Indian shooters banged in seven medals as India […]


Funding bill aims to avert US government shutdown

Washington: The US Senate has introduced a short-term funding bill to avert a partial government shutdown that can result in thousands of federal workers losing jobs.  The bill would keep the government running till November […]

American Express backs small merchants in India with launch of hyperlocal platform – ‘Offers Next Door’

Offers available across Delhi NCR, Mumbai, and Bangalore in several categories including fashion & lifestyle, departmental stores and grocery and health and wellness New Delhi: American Express India on September 13, 2023 announced the launch of its hyperlocal platform […]

US growth rate needs to slow amid full employment: Janet Yellen

New York: Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen said that US growth needed to slow to a pace more in line with its potential rate to bring inflation back to target levels since the economy was operating […]


Think Twice Before Changing Your Name

If you are considering changing your name, I have some advice for you: don’t.  Changing your name can be very confusing to everyone. Just look at Twitter. The company’s owner, Elon Musk, decided that Twitter […]

Egypt: Mysterious underwater city reveals sunken ancient temples and treasures

While conducting underwater exploration in a canal near Egypt’s Mediterranean coast, underwater archaeologists made a remarkable discovery: a submerged temple and sanctuary filled with ancient treasures associated with the Gods Amun and Aphrodite, respectively.  As […]

There’s So Much To Experience At The Airport

I do not particularly enjoy flying, but I’ve always loved airports. As a child, I loved to watch airplanes taking off. I didn’t know how the pilots managed to get those huge planes into the air while carrying so […]