Author - Tejram Sharma

Vice President Naidu releases 100th book of Vanguri Foundation of America


New Delhi: Vice President of India M Venkaiah Naidu emphasized the need to preserve our rich cultural and linguistic heritage and urged everyone to strive individually and collectively for the aim. Vice President Naidu was speaking at the virtual release of the 100th book of the Vanguri Foundation of America on October 24. Naidu appreciated the publishers for dedicating...

Ads that landed big brands in the soup


A syncretic India celebrating its culture and vibrancy has been at the heart of Indian advertising. But syncretism roots itself in equality and respect for the beliefs of others. The increased perception that Hindu religious practices, rituals, and customs are being targeted in the name of modernity in commercial advertisements has not gone down...

Indian American to head Ekal globally


By Prakash Waghmare There is a historic new dawn at “Ekal Abhiyan” (‘Ekal Mission’), an umbrella organization for all the ‘Ekal branchlets’, as Diwali festivities approach. After CEO Bajrang Bagra left to tackle another assignment of national importance, Ramesh Shah, the former President and Chairman of ‘Ekal-USA’ has been  appointed as the new CEO of...

Can the Australia-India-Japan strategic triangle counter China?


Australia, India, and Japan have quietly spent years deepening their partnership. The United States and the United Kingdom are also committed to strengthening relationships in the region. by James Przystup This reality has been evolving slowly since 2007 in response to the myriad challenges posed by an increasingly assertive China. In part, it reflects uncertainties about U.S....

Biden nominates Indian American Ravi Chaudhary as Air Force installations boss


President Joe Biden plans to nominate Ravi Chaudhary, a former Federal Aviation Administration official who served in the Air Force for more than 20 years, as the Air Force’s next assistant secretary for installations, environment and energy on Thursday, a White House official told Air Force Times.  If confirmed by the Senate, Chaudhary would take...

Congressman honors Jain poet and philosopher Shrimad Rajchandraji


Washington, DC: Indian-American Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi has honored the life of the remarkable Jain poet, scholar, religious leader and philosopher Shrimad Rajchandraji in the House of Representatives.  In his remarks he acknowledged the many writings, in particular his poetic spiritual masterpiece, Atmasiddhi Shastra. “Born in 1867 in the Indian port city of Vavania (in Gujarat), Rajchandraji was drawn to a religious life from an early age. His...

US lawmakers congratulate India for 1 bn jabs milestone


Washington, DC: Top US lawmakers have congratulated India after the cumulative Covid-19 vaccine doses administered in the country surpassed the 100-crore milestone, saying India's success will help the world defeat the pandemic. Congressman Gregory Meeks, Chairman of the powerful House Foreign Affairs Committee on Thursday said: “Congratulations to India on reaching this important milestone in the...

ASI illuminates 100 monuments in tricolor to mark One Billion Vaccinations


New Delhi: The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) illuminated 100 monuments with tri-color across the country as India achieved the landmark milestone of administrating 100 crore COVID vaccinations. The world is witnessing the largest and fastest vaccination drive in India against the pandemic. ASI gesture was a mark of respect and gratitude towards corona warriors who...

Aim to make India largest digitally connected nation: Rajeev Chandrasekhar


New Delhi: India is taking determined steps to become the largest digitally connected nation in the world. Rajeev Chandrasekhar, the Minister of State for Electronics and Information Technology said, “We have around 80 crore internet users at the moment, making India the largest connected nation. Our government is committed to covering 120 crore people. We...