New York

NY announces added $1.6 M support for newly arrived Haitians

New York City Mayor Eric Adams and the Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs (MOIA) Commissioner Manuel Castro announced an additional $1.65 million in funding for Fiscal Year 2023 to help newly arrived Haitian New Yorkers […]

CJI Ramana advises diaspora to protect their mother tongue

By Parveen Chopra Garden City, NY:  Chief Justice of India N.V. Ramana advised Indian Americans to speak in their mother tongue at home as a way of safeguarding their identity and culture. “Mastery of your […]

15,000 summer job opportunities for New Yorkers

Governor Kathy Hochul announced a record number of summer job opportunities available to New Yorkers in a variety of industries, in every region of the state. From amusement parks and restaurants to farms and summer […]

International

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 […]

India won’t tolerate any transgression by China: NSA Doval

New Delhi: National Security Advisor, Ajit Doval strongly addressed the question of Chinese forays into Indian territory and said that India will not tolerate any transgression by China. Speaking exclusively to ANI, Ajit Doval talked about […]

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 […]

National Herald case: ED asks Sonia Gandhi to depose late July

New Delhi: The Enforcement Directorate has asked Congress president Sonia Gandhi to record her statement with the agency sometime in late July after it accepted her plea to postpone her deposition in a money-laundering case […]

Ending terror only way for Pakistan to help Kashmiris: India

United Nations: India has said that the only thing Pakistan can do to help the people of Kashmir is to stop terrorism. “The only contribution that Pakistan can make is to stop state-sponsored terrorism,” Nitish Birdi, […]

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Entertainment

Mahesh Bhatt to direct biopic on NRI Surinder Oberoi

Filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt is directing a 2-hour 40-minute biopic on the life and times of billionaire philanthropist and Dubai-based NRI Surinder Pal Singh Oberoi, who donates 98 percent of his earnings to ensure the downtrodden […]

Bollywood decides artist’s value too quickly: Pankaj Tripathi

Actor Pankaj Tripathi has said that people in the industry decide the value of a person ‘too quickly’. In an interview with Bollywood Hungama, he said that everyone should get equal opportunities, and added that […]

‘Ms Marvel’ reveals her love for Shah Rukh Khan

Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan has found a big fan in the superhero ‘Ms Marvel’ also known as Kamala Khan. With a new episode dropping every week, it tells the story of a South Asian […]

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

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 […]

Reliance fined for violating disclosure rules in 2020 Facebook deal

Mumbai: India’s market regulator has fined Reliance Industries and two of its compliance officers for violating fair disclosure norms during Facebook’s $5.7 billion investment in its digital unit in 2020. In April 2020, Meta’s Facebook […]

Lifestyle

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 […]

Celebrating Life with Dance – Laura De La Garza Noble

By Ashok Vyas      The spark of pure joy is visible in the eyes of Laura De La Garza Noble. She found her calling as a dancer at a very early age. She was only […]