Author - Tejram Sharma

Daisy Veerasingham appointed first woman CEO of The Associated Press


New York: The Associated Press appointed Daisy Veerasingham, its executive vice president and chief operating officer, as the news cooperative's president and CEO on Tuesday, setting her up to replace the retiring Gary Pruitt at the beginning of next year. She will become the first woman, first person of color and first person from outside of...

Bill introduced to end OPT program allowing foreign students to stay after studies


Washington, DC: A group of US lawmakers has reintroduced legislation in the House of Representatives to eliminate a program that allows foreign students to stay in the country for work after the completion of their studies under certain conditions, a bill if passed into law can affect tens and thousands of Indians studying in this...

Lovlina’s journey to an Olympic medal


Tokyo: A week ago, Baro Mukhia village in Assam's Golaghat district had connectivity with the world through a muddy road. Now, people in the state are working hard to turn the road into a concrete one. Thanks to Lovlina Borgohain’s bronze medal in the welterweight category at the Tokyo Olympics, the village is now getting...

Hungry for more success, Sindhu now eyes Paris Olympics


Hyderabad: The only Indian woman to win two Olympic medals, P.V. Sindhu feels that this is not the end as the star shuttler now eyes 2024 Olympics to be held at Paris. After arriving in her hometown to a hero's welcome following the bronze medal win at Tokyo Olympics, she made it clear that she...

Indian women lose semifinal, to play for bronze


Tokyo: India’s dream of a gold medal on their maiden entry into the knockout stages of the women's hockey competition came to a premature end when the team lost 1-2 to Argentina in the semifinals at the Tokyo Olympics here. It looked like India's fairy-tale run, which saw them reach the semifinals after losing their...

Wrestler Ravi Dahiya enters final


Tokyo: Indian grappler Ravi Kumar Dahiya assured India of at least a silver medal at the Tokyo Olympics when he stormed into the men's 57kg freestyle final with a 'victory by fall' over Kazakhstan's Nurislam Sanayev in the semifinal. Dahiya became only the second Indian wrestler in history after Sushil Kumar -- who had entered...

Biden admin announces new eviction moratorium till Oct 3


Washington: The Biden administration on Tuesday announced a new ban on evictions for many renters just days after the White House allowed a nationwide moratorium to expire, infuriating progressive House Democrats who warned that millions of Americans could lose their homes, reports Fox News. CDC Officials drafted a new eviction moratorium aimed at protecting tenants in counties...

California Democrats warn of low turnout in Newsom recall election


San Francisco: California Democrats in Congress are keeping a close eye on polls that show Gov. Gavin Newsom (D) narrowly fending off a recall campaign amid concerns that Republican voters are disproportionately likely to be interested in casting ballots that would kick him out of office. In interviews this week, Democrats cast the recall as a Republican power...

Cuomo impeach probe will move fast after AG report: NY assembly speaker


New York: New York State Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie announced that the impeachment investigation into Gov. Andrew Cuomo will move swiftly and come to an end soon as state lawmakers from both parties call for an end to the governor's time in office. Heastie, a Democrat,  issued the statement after Attorney General Letitia James and her office released...