Author - Tejram Sharma

With 2 crore Covid vaccines India sets record on PM Modi’s birthday


India set a new record on daily Covid vaccine delivery by administering over 1.5 crore doses by 5 pm crossing the previous record of 1.33 crore doses in a day. The record coincided with Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s 71st birthday.  Against a targeted record of 2.5 crore daily Covid doses—set for the day—the government on Friday...

Pakistan vs NZ tour called off minutes before 1st ODI out of security concerns


New Zealand’s tour of Pakistan has been completely called off due to security concerns, just minutes before the toss for the 1st one-day international was going to take place in Rawalpindi on Friday. Reportedly the New Zealand cricket team refused to take the field and stayed inside their hotel rooms after being advised to do...

Rajnath Singh invites US companies for “Make in India, Make for the World”


Indian Defence Minister Rajnath Singh has invited US companies to invest in India and contribute in realising the dream of Make in India, Make for the World envisioned by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Rajnath Singh was delivering the inaugural address at the 18th India-US Economic Summit, on the theme ‘Bouncing Back – Resilient Recovery Path Post COVID-19’,...

India, USA sign MoU on Ayurvedic products, Indian traditional medicines


A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been signed between the Pharmacopoeia Commission for Indian Medicine and Homoeopathy (PCIMH) and American Herbal Pharmacopoeia, USA on September13 to facilitate export of Ayurvedic products and Indian Traditional Medicines to US market. India and USA have agreed for the constitution of a joint committee to develop the action plan...

Policy goal of energy efficient India by 2047: RK Singh to USISP Forum


India is setting its goals in the energy sector according to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s vision to make India energy independent by 2047. Union minister for power, new and renewable energy RK Singh told the delegates of a Virtual Energy Industry Roundtable on Thursday that the power ministry has begun work to achieve the...

Trailer of dance documentary on Indian ballet dancer unveiled


Call me dancer, a documentary film by Leslie Shampaine and Pip Gilmour, had its official trailer launch, hosted by Meridian International Center in Washington, DC, on September 8. More than 80 people filled the room to hear lead protagonist and Indian ballet dancer, Manish Chauhan, reveal his inspirational story about pursuing the arts professionally despite growing...

Biden deal to give N-subs to Australia to counter China


Washington DC: President Joe Biden has announced a new working group with Britain and Australia to share advanced technologies — including the acquisition of nuclear-powered submarines — in a thinly veiled bid to counter China. The trio, now known by the acronym AUKUS, will make it easier for the three countries to share information and know-how...

We rescued all Hindus and Sikhs from Afghanistan: Minister Lekhi


By SATimes Team Hicksville, NY: Visiting the Asa Mai Hindu Temple here on Sept 10, Indian Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Meenakashi Lekhi stated that all except a handful of Hindus and Sikhs were evacuated from Afghanistan after the Taliban takeover. “They were brought to India and many were rescued and sent to other countries...

PM Modi opens Defense Complex at Central Vista


New Delhi: While inaugurating the newly built office complexes for the defence ministry under the Central Vista Project, Prime Minister Narendra Modi hit back at the critics of the development project seeking refurbishment of the Parliament and Central government offices in New Delhi. Slamming the critics of the Rs.20,000 crore revamp project, PM said, those who...