Author - Tejram Sharma

Bollywood battles coronavirus: Host of celebs contract COVID-19


As India is battling the second wave of the coronavirus pandemic, more and more celebs are sharing their coronavirus positive statuses on social media. On Monday morning, Vicky Kaushal turned out to be the second Bollywood star to have tested positive. Vicky Kaushal posted about being COVID-19 positive just hours after his Mr Lele co-star Bhumi...

Host of Bollywood celebrities contract Covid-19


As India is battling the second wave of the coronavirus pandemic, more and more celebs are sharing their coronavirus positive statuses on social media. On Monday morning, Vicky Kaushal turned out to be the second Bollywood star to have tested positive. Vicky Kaushal posted about being COVID-19 positive just hours after his Mr Lele...

US Surgeon General Vivek Murthy gets a pat from VP Harris for tireless efforts to combat COVID-19


Vice President Kamala Harris has applauded Surgeon General Vivek Murthy for his tireless efforts in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic that has battered the country. The 43-year-old Indian-American physician was sworn in as the 21st Surgeon General of the US last month. "Thank you, Mr Surgeon General Murthy. And in front of all of the friends who...

Arch of world’s highest railway bridge in Jammu and Kashmir, taller than Eiffel tower, completed


The construction of the arch of the world's highest railway bridge that soars 359 meters above the bed of the Chenab river in Jammu and Kashmir was completed on Monday, with the Northern Railways terming the achievement a milestone. The 1.3-kilometre-long bridge aims to boost connectivity to the Kashmir Valley and it is being constructed at...

India tops global Covid charts, hits highest average daily tally


India' daily Covid-19 tally is now the highest in the world, surpassing Brazil and the US, as it recorded over one lakh cases in the last 24 hours. During the past one day, Brazil recorded 31,359 new Covid-19 cases, while US logged 34,282. Besides this, India, which now recorded an all time high of 1,03,558 new cases,...

Unresolved questions in US-India relations


By Anita Inder Singh US Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin’s recent visit to New Delhi was a chance for the United States and India to discuss the nature and depth of their strategic partnership – particularly against the backdrop of tensions with an aggressive China. Austin’s visit followed after leaders of the “Quad”  pledged to promote a “free, open, rules-based...

In a multi-polar, pluralistic post-Covid world, India will help make a difference


By S. Jaishankar Minister of External Affairs of India We enter 2021, hoping to put the Covid-19 pandemic behind us. While each society has dealt with it uniquely, global diplomacy will nevertheless focus on common concerns and shared lessons. Much of that revolves around the nature of globalization. The general sense in our generation is of trade,...

Missed out on being selected for H1B pre-registration?

Post Date: April 5, 2021

Not to worry, there is still hope and options to consider By Dev B. Viswanath, Esq. The H1B Pre-registration period for fiscal year 2022 has ended and those who were selected have been notified. That is roughly 57,500 general pool applicants and an additional 20,000 for US Master’s Cap case. So, we have recently received several...

Restoring India’s political middle ground


By Swati Ramanathan and Ramesh Ramanathan India’s political body has lost its balance. The middle has been overcome by vitriolic opponents. Debate is being replaced by narrative. The blame lies with two groups: Loyalists of the Narendra Modi government, but, equally, the growing club of the anti-Modi liberal clergy. Message has become secondary to messenger: “Which...