Author - Tejram Sharma

Mukesh Ambani retains top slot on Forbes Rich List


New Delhi: A soaring stock market propelled the combined wealth of members of the 2021 Forbes list of India's 100 Richest to a record US$775 billion, after adding $257 billion -- a 50 percent rise -- in the past 12 months. At the top of the list is Mukesh Ambani, India's richest person since 2008, with...

Lakhimpur violence: SC asks UP to explain whether accused were arrested


New Delhi: The Supreme Court asked the Uttar Pradesh government to explain who are the accused against whom FIR has been registered in connection with the October 3 Lakhimpur Kheri violence, in which eight people were killed, and whether they have been arrested. A bench headed by Chief Justice N V Ramana told the counsel appearing...

US thanks India on vax exports, assures national security


New York: US Deputy Secretary of State, Wendy Sherman, thanked India on behalf of the US for resuming Covid-19 vaccine exports when she met India's Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla in New Delhi, according to State Department spokesperson Ned Price. She also assured Shringla of Washington's commitment to India's national security during their meeting when they...

FB failed to flag India hate content as it lacked ‘Hindi, Bengali’ classifiers


New Delhi: Facebook, battered by a whistleblower's serious accusations in the US against its "toxic" and "divisive" algorithms, allegedly did not take action on fear-mongering and hate content related to India because of "the lack of Hindi and Bengali classifiers". According to Facebook whistleblower Frances Haugen's complaint filed with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC),...

Pre-release launch of book on Shrimad Rajchandraji – spiritual mentor of Gandhiji


The Indian Consulate in New York held an event celebrating Gandhi Jayanti, Oct. 2, 2021, highlighting Gandhiji’s spiritual mentor Shrimad Rajchandraji, on whose teachings a book is to be released globally by Harper Collins India on Oct. 21 Shrimad Rajchandraji composed the Atmasiddhi Shastra — a142-verse magnum opus on the six spiritual truths of the soul and the path to...

Acharya Lokeshji inaugurates ‘Gandhi Memorial Lecture Series’


New Delhi: On the occasion of International Day of Non-Violence and 152nd Birth Anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, World Peace Ambassador, Jainacharya Dr. Lokeshji and Swami Chidanand Saraswatiji inaugurated and addressed a webinar on 5 days “Gandhi Memorial Lecture Series” organized by Gandhi Mandela Foundation. In this webinar, discussions were held on spreading the thoughts of Mahatma Gandhi in the present time and a large number of people connected...

World Vegan Vision and CGI-NY celebrate Gandhi Jayanti


New York: World Vegan Vision and the Consulate General of India, New York celebrated Languages of India and Gandhiji’s birth anniversary at My Home Adult Daycare center in Maywood, NJ. More than 160 people joined the celebration.  Cultural Consul Vipul Dev represented the Consulate of India and H.K. Shah and Mrs. Malti Shah, founders of World Vegan Vision, Padmashree...

We have never had it so good: Diplomat Atul Keshap on India-US ties


Washington, DC: There has been a qualitative improvement in the relationship between the US and India, Atul Keshap, a top American diplomat said, lauding the contributions of the Indian American community to make the bilateral ties as strong as they are now.  Keshap, 50, a career US Foreign Service Officer, was addressing the community during an event hosted by Indiaspora last...

Post Date: October 7, 2021

The Indian Consulate in New York partnered with the Gandhian Society to celebrate the life and legacy of Mahatma Gandhi and to renew its commitment to International Day of Non-violence.