Biden appoints Indian-American Vidur Sharma as Covid Testing Adviser

Joe Biden has named Indian-American health policy expert Vidur Sharma as...

Close Trump aide, CMS chief Indian-American Seema Verma resigns

Seema Verma, one of the highest-ranking Indian Americans in the outgoing...

Indian Americans to welcome Biden-Harris with Kolam on inauguration day

To welcome President-elect Joe Biden and Vice-President-elect Kamala Harris on inauguration...

Biden ropes in 20 Indian-Americans in his administration

Less than 100 hours ahead of his historic inauguration, President-elect Joe...

Trump raises minimum wage rates for foreign workers

The Trump administration has announced a final rule that will significantly...

Indian-American named to Houston Board of Dallas Federal Reserve Bank

Bhavesh V Patel, an Indian-American top executive of a multinational chemical...

Indian American Sonia Aggarwal to be Biden’s climate policy adviser

An expert on energy and climate change, Sonia Aggarwal, was named...

Indian-American Garima Verma named digital director in Office of First Lady

Incoming First Lady Jill Biden has named Indian-American Garima Verma as...

2021 – Year of Hope – As If on Noah’s Ark

by Ravi Batra The ever-likeable Joseph R. Biden Jr. is our Noah, starting at Noon January 20, 2021, as we Americans have only One President at a time. 2021 is a year pregnant with Hope itself, and why I call it: the Year of Hope. Meanwhile, the world is buffeted with... Read More

Air India to start new services to US from Jan 2021

New Delhi: National carrier Air India is all set to expand its services to the United States from January 2021. Accordingly, the airline will commence its first-ever non-stop services between Bengaluru and San Francisco as well as between Hyderabad and Chicago from January 9, 2021 and January 13, 2021, respectively. “Passengers from... Read More

New Year Message

Kamlesh Mehta and Parveen Chopra The South Asian Times Dear Kamlesh and Parveen, Ranju joins me in extending our best wishes to you, your family and readers of The South Asian Times for a safe, happy, light-hearted, healthy and Blessed 2021! 2020 was a year of reckoning. Our nation, and world, faced... Read More

The world rings in 2021 with caution, gratitude

Dubai Emaar, the master developer of the Burj Khalifa, celebrated New Year's Eve with spectacular fireworks, animation, laser and light to ring in 2021. The dazzling display celebrated the theme of 'togetherness', the UAE's success and achievements, and paid tribute to the frontline heroes of 2020. Auckland-New Zealand , Sydney-Australia  New Zealand and... Read More

How a ‘new’ India can be built, starting 2021

By Rajdeep Sardesai  After a traumatic and turbulent 2020, it’s time to ring in a New Year with hope. And since Rabindranath Tagore is being rediscovered by our netas ahead of the Bengal elections, this is a prayer for India in 2021 that draws inspiration from the great poet-laureate. Where the... Read More