New York

Mayor Adams unveils ambitious plan to make NYC leader in ‘green-collar’ jobs

New York City Mayor Eric Adams, New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) President and CEO Andrew Kimball, and Mayor’s Office of Talent and Workforce Development (NYCTalent) Executive Director Abby Jo Sigal on February 28, […]

World Vegan Vision’s New Jersey Chapter Inspires youth and advocates veganism

World Vegan Vision’s New Jersey Chapter recently organized two impactful events geared towards empowering youth and championing veganism as a compassionate and sustainable lifestyle choice. Dr. Kalindi Bakshi, President of the NJ Chapter, spearheaded a […]

NYC gets first public e-bike charging site for delivery workers

First of five outdoor charging facilities now online at Manhattan’s Cooper Square, with others to be installed in coming weeks Effort part of administration’s “Charge Safe, Ride Safe” plan to support safe e-bike use, prevent […]

International

Zelenskyy pleads for more ammunition at Albania summit

Tirana, Albania: Ukraine’s president pleaded Wednesday for more ammunition to repel Russian advances as he co-hosted a summit with Albania’s government to build further support for Kyiv among southeastern European countries while signs of war […]

Hostage deal could pause Gaza war: Biden

– Biden implores Congress to avoid shutdown and send urgent aid to Ukraine and Israel – Israel and Hamas indicate no deal is imminent – Qatar’s Amir discusses Gaza and hostages with Macron Jerusalem: President […]

White House pledges to work on improving visas process and green card backlog

Washington: President Joe Biden is doing everything he can to improve the H-1B visa process, ‘green card’ backlog and other issues related to the country’s legal immigration system, the White House has said. “One of […]

PM Modi, Mauritius PM inaugurates strategic airstrip in Indian Ocean

New Delhi: India and Mauritius are natural partners to deal with traditional and non-traditional challenges in the Indian Ocean, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said as the two countries inaugurated a strategic airstrip and jetty in […]

House of miner involved in Uttarakhand tunnel rescue razed in Delhi

New Delhi: A demolition drive conducted by the Delhi Development Authority (DDA) razed several illegal structures in Khajoori Khas. Among those affected is Wakeel Hassan, one of the rat-hole miners who was part of the […]

Expect action against culprits who threatened diplomats in Canada: Jaishankar

New Delhi: External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar said that India expected action to be taken against culprits involved in threatening its diplomats in Canada. His comments came against the backdrop of a diplomatic row between […]

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Entertainment

To come back to Bollywood with ‘Shaitaan’ is special: Jyotika

Actress Jyotika said she is thrilled to have made a comeback to Hindi cinema after over two decades with ‘Shaitaan’. The South star made her acting debut with the 1998 Hindi film, ‘Doli Saja Ke […]

Kareena credits fellow actors Deepika, Vidya, Kangana for changing dynamics in B’wood

Kareena Kapoor Khan believes that her contemporaries and leading ladies like Deepika Padukone, Kangana Ranaut, and Vidya Balan have significantly improved the position of women in the film industry: not just in terms of roles […]

Indian Bharatnatyam artist’s film on Brihadeeswara temple unveiled at UNESCO

Renowned Bharatanatyam artist and scholar, Bala Devi Chandrashekar, achieved a historic milestone at the UNESCO headquarters in Paris as her film centered on the Thanjavur Big Temple, also known as Brihadeeswara Temple, was unveiled in […]

Sports

BCCI annual contracts: KL Rahul, Gill, Siraj move to Grade A

New Delhi: KL Rahul, Shubman Gill and Mohammed Siraj have moved up to Grade A in the BCCI Annual Contracts of senior men’s team for the season running from October 1, 2023 to September 30, […]

Phenomenal win: Players hail Team India’s performance

New Delhi: Former captain Virat Kohli lavished praise on the young Indian batters following the hosts’ hard-fought five-wicket win over England in the fourth Test in Ranchi. “YES!!! Phenomenal series win by our young team. […]

Yashasvi gains big in ICC Test rankings

New Delhi: India’s young opener Yashasvi Jaiswal continues his rise in the Test rankings after scoring an unbeaten 214 in the third Test against England in Rajkot as he jumped 14 places to be placed […]

Business

Global economy remains resilient: Janet Yellen

Mumbai: Strong U.S. economic growth has been a “key driver” of better than expected global growth, U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen said ahead of G20 finance officials’ meeting in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Yellen said the […]

Oil drops as sticky US inflation heightens demand concerns

Singapore: Oil prices fell as investor attention returned to the demand outlook after reports of higher producer prices in the U.S., the world’s biggest oil user, stoked worries that sticky inflation and higher interest rates […]

India’s FY2024 Q3 GDP growth at 6%: ICRA

Chennai: Credit rating agency ICRA said India’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) would grow at 6 percent in Q3 FY2024 from 7.6 percent in Q2 FY2024. Further, the Gross Value Added (GVA) growth is estimated to […]

Lifestyle

Matsyasana: The yoga for love

By Atul Vyas Some time back one Indian American lady came to me with a strange problem. She said she has a one year old son but she does not feel any love for him. […]

The language and living system of Chakravarti world order

By Bal Ram Singh, PhD A system of chakra enlightened life needs life experience-based communication with others around us. Communication is a reality for humans, animals, plants, and even microbes. We all communicate things in […]

Courage is a trait many of us are lacking

I admire people who possess great talent in a particular area—talent that I just can’t fathom. Quite often it’s an athlete, someone like Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt, who set a world record by running 100 […]