Author - Tejram Sharma

Afghan troop withdrawal: Hillary warns of ‘huge consequences’


Washington: Former US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has warned of "huge consequences" of President Joe Biden's decision to withdraw American troops from Afghanistan. She told CNN there was a risk the Taliban - the Islamist group ousted in 2001 by the US-led invasion - could retake control. The US aims to complete the withdrawal by...

Pak experts skeptical about back-channel talks with India


Islamabad: Pakistani experts are skeptical about backchannel talks with India even as mediator UAE sets sights on developing a “healthy, functional relationship” between the two neighboring countries, according to reports. India and Pakistan’s bilateral relations have a fair share of ups and downs. Most recently, the two countries agreed to observe a ceasefire along the Line...

Israel’s Netanyahu fails to form govt


Jerusalem: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's mandate to form a government following an inconclusive election expired, giving his rivals a chance to take power and end the divisive premier's record tenure. Netanyahu, on trial over corruption charges he denies, had a 28-day window to secure a coalition following the March 23 vote, Israel's fourth in less...

G7 nations seek to unite in bid to rein in China


London: The G7 democracies discussed how to form a common front towards an increasingly assertive China in the foreign ministers’ first in-person talks in two years. Backing US President Joe Biden’s calls for a deeper alliance of democracies, host Britain invited guests including India, South Korea and Australia for talks in central London stretched out over...

Australia PM stands firm on India flight halt


Canberra: Australia’s prime minister is resisting mounting pressure to lift a temporary ban on flights from India, saying any early resumption of arrivals from that pandemic hot spot would erode Australia’s quarantine capability. Prime Minister Scott Morrison said that the pause on flights that began last week will continue until May 15. Lawyers are planning a...

Biden says ‘doing a lot for India’ to meet Covid crisis


Washington: US President Joe Biden said that Washington is 'doing a lot' for India in terms of COVID-19 aid. Biden said that PM Narendra Modi told him that India needs raw materials for vaccine production, which are being sent by the US to India. "We’re helping Brazil and India, significantly I spoke to Prime Minister Modi...

Priyanka Chopra sets up fundraiser for India

Post Date: May 5, 2021

Priyanka Chopra, in her bit in the fight against the deadly second wave of COVID-19, has set up a fundraiser for India, her "home." The actress, who is currently in London due to work commitments, has been trying to highlight the grim situation of India due to the coronavirus surge on international platforms. Priyanka, shared...

AAPI leads efforts to help India fight covid surge


As India’s health-care system buckles under pressure, American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin (AAPI), the largest ethnic medical organization in the United States, representing the over 80,000 strong Indian American physician community in the US, has risen to the occasion and is leading several efforts to support, coordinate and reach the much-needed help...

Indiaspora’s ChaloGive.org platform to raise funds for India COVID-19 relief


Indiaspora, a nonprofit community of global Indian diaspora leaders, announced May 3 they will be officially launching their giving platform ChaloGive.org for the public to donate to COVID-19 relief efforts in India after raising an initial $1 million last week through their network of Indiaspora members. “Our hope is that this urgent ChaloGive campaign for India will inspire the...