Author - Anjali Chauhan

July 10-16, 2021 | Vol. 14 Issue 11


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Eric Adams wins NYC mayoral primary


By SATimes Team New York: It took over two weeks after the June 22 election for the result of the Democratic primary for the New York City’s Mayor to be called Tuesday for Eric Adams. The Brooklyn Borough President had a comfortable lead over his nearest rivals on election night but after the Ranked Choice Votes...

10th India Day Parade of Long Island set for August 8


By SATimes Team New York: The 10th India Day Parade of Long Island will be held in Hicksville, NY on August 8, 2021 to celebrate India’s 74th Independence Day, it was announced at the curtain raiser held at the Indian Consulate. Officials of IDP USA, organizers of the parade, joined Consul General Randhir Jaiswal and other dignitaries to...

Dignitaries and devotees celebrate Sai temple’s 20th anniversary


By SATimes Team Baldwin, NY:  The 20th anniversary of the first Sai Baba mandir in the US, established in Baldwin, Long Island by internationally renowned oncologist Dr Dattatreyudu Nori, was celebrated on July 4 in a pious atmosphere at the temple. It was graced by dignitaries and devotees.  Consul General Randhir Jaiswal in his brief speech as Chief...

July 4 celebrations return with a gusto


Washington: The United States celebrated its Independence Day on Sunday, the 245th anniversary of its founding and this year a symbolic renewal of many family and public celebrations that had been curtailed for more than a year by coronavirus pandemic restrictions, reports Voice of America. President Joe Biden and first lady Jill Biden invited 1,000 first...

UK issued 56,000 visas to Indian students in 2020: Priti Patel


The UK issued 56,000 visas to Indian students in 2020, a 13 per cent increase from the year before, Priti Patel, the Secretary of State for the UK Home Department, said Wednesday. She was addressing a session on "Global Leadership - Women First: Radical Actions in the Post-Pandemic Era" at the India Global Forum. "Last year,...

Indian IT major Tech Mahindra acquires NJ cloud consultant Brainscale


Indian IT major Tech Mahindra has acquired US-based cloud consulting firm Brainscale Inc in an apparent move aimed at capitalizing on the demand for cloud application development services. Princeton, New Jersey-based Brainscale provides data analytics, application development services, in addition to cloud consulting. The company reported $10 million in revenue for the financial year ending on the 31st of December,...

AARP report: Drug prices rose faster than inflation during pandemic


In 2020, retail prices for 260 widely used brand name prescription drugs increased more than twice as fast as general inflation, rising 2.9% compared to an inflation rate of 1.3%, according to a new report from AARP’s Public Policy Institute (PPI). The average annual cost for one brand name medication used on a regular basis was...

Indian-American Shalina D Kumar nominated federal judge


Washington, DC: President Joe Biden has nominated Indian-American circuit court chief judge Shalina D Kumar as a federal judge for the Eastern District of Michigan, the White House announced on Wednesday. Nominated by Biden to the US District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan, Chief Judge Shalina has served on the Oakland County Sixth...