New York

Swearing-in of new IAPC leadership on May 21

New York: Induction ceremony of the new Board of Directors and National Executive Committee of the Indo-American Press Club (IAPC) will be held on May 21 at the Grand Ballroom of the Indian Consulate in […]

High-level panel of Asian leaders convenes to accelerate regional transition to net zero

New York: In a bid to accelerate Asia’s transition to net zero greenhouse gas emissions, and harness the opportunities of scaling climate action, the Asia Society Policy Institute convened a High-Level Policy Commission on Getting […]

Google picks Indian American Bakul Patel to head Digital Health Strategy

New York: Bakul Patel, a former Indian American Food and Drug Administration (FDA) leader will join forces with technology behemoth Google as its new senior director of global digital health strategy and regulatory.  Having spent […]

International

EU unveils $220bn plan to ditch Russian energy

Brussels: The European Commission has announced a 210 billion euro ($220bn) plan to end its dependency on Russian fossil fuels in a span of five years and speeds up its transition to green energy. The […]

Russia signals annexation of seized Ukrainian territory

Rebutting Turkey, Biden lauds NATO bids of Sweden, Finland G7 to launch Global Alliance for Food Security Kyiv: Fresh from its triumph over the last armed Ukrainian resistance in the devastated city of Mariupol, Russia […]

French President appoints Elisabeth Borne as new PM

New York: French President Emmanuel Macron has named Elisabeth Borne as the country’s new Prime Minister. Borne, 61, is a former Minister of Transport, Ecology and Labour. She is the second woman to hold the position […]

India is new hope for world amidst conflicts: PM Modi

New Delhi: Highlighting India’s rising stature at the international forums, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said that India offers new hope for the world amidst global unrest and conflicts. Addressing the ‘Yuva Shivir’ organized […]

India had most pollution deaths in 2019, over 23.5 Lakh: Lancet

New Delhi: India saw over 23.5 lakh premature deaths due to pollution of all types – including 16.7 lakh fatalities caused by air pollution – in 2019, the highest among all countries globally, according to a […]

China building ‘larger’ bridge over Pangong lake

New Delhi: China is constructing a “larger” second bridge in an area held by it around the strategically key Pangong Tso lake in eastern Ladakh and it could help the Chinese military to quickly mobilize its […]

Image Gallery

Entertainment

Jeremy Renner plays cricket with kids in Rajasthan

Marvel star Jeremy Renner let his Indian fans know that he is in the country as he shared a picture on social media in which he can be seen playing cricket with children. Renner, best […]

‘Bridgerton 3’ will follow Colin and Penelope’s love story

Irish actress and ‘Bridgerton’ star Nicola Coughlan recently made a huge revelation about the American period drama show, which is based on Julia Quinn’s collection of novels. Nicola, who plays Penelope Featherington and her alter […]

Indian-American Emily Shah debuts in Bollywood with ‘Jungle Cry’

Indian-American actress Emily Shah is set to make her Bollywood debut with Abhay Deol-starrer ‘Jungle Cry’, which will see a theatrical release across the country on May 20. Shah plays the role of a Rugby […]

Sports

Harbhajan mourns Symonds’ death, says ‘gone too soon’

New Delhi: India spinner Harbhajan Singh, who was involved in one of the biggest on-field controversies that threatened to spoil the relationship between the Australian and India cricket boards, on Sunday paid his tribute to […]

Thailand Open: Sindhu, Srikanth advance to second round

Bangkok: Top Indian shuttlers PV Sindhu and Kidambi Srikanth advanced to the second round of the Thailand Open 2022 after registering after hard-fought wins in their singles matches but Saina Nehwal lost her clash and […]

When camaraderie, bonding helped India win historic Thomas Cup

New Delhi: India’s maiden Thomas Cup title came on the back of some solid camaraderie shown by the players on and off the court. However, HS Prannoy has revealed that ‘bonding’ is something which is […]

Business

Crash of TerraUSD shakes Crypto

New York: Crypto-currency markets are being rocked after a popular token lost 99 percent of its value, dragging down a so-called “stablecoin” with it. The Terra Luna token fell from a high of $118, last […]

Campbell Wilson appointed CEO & MD of Air India

Tata Sons today announced Campbell Wilson’s appointment as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) & Managing Director (MD) of Air India. The Air India board approved the appointment subject to requisite regulatory approvals.   Wilson, 50, has 26 […]

LIC IPO issue subscribed 2.89 times on final day

New Delhi: The initial public offering of Life Insurance Corporation of India has received robust response from investors with the insurance major’s offer having been subscribed 2.89 times. It received bids for 46.77 crore equity […]

Lifestyle

It isn’t easy to find a good roommate

My younger daughter, Divya, is heading off to college soon and looking forward to enjoying a little independence. She has spent her entire life at home, living with her parents and following their rules, and […]

Katrina Kaif burns off NY holiday calories with Pilates

Katrina Kaif is one of the fittest actors in the Indian film fraternity. Time and again, the actor has spoken about the importance of staying fit and healthy. The 38-year-old actor who is currently vacationing […]

Rajasthan’s Ramgarh Vishdhari Sanctuary notified as India’s 52nd tiger reserve

The Ramgarh Vishdhari Sanctuary in Rajasthan has been notified as India’s 52nd tiger reserve, Union Environment Minister Bhupender Yadav said. This is Rajasthan’s fourth tiger reserve after Ranthambore, Sariska and Mukundra. “Pleased to note Ramgarh Vishdhari Tiger Reserve […]