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GOP Report: Hunter Biden’s Ukraine gig ‘problematic,’ effect on policy ‘unclear’

Post Date: September 24, 2020

Washington: Hunter Biden's position on the board of a Ukrainian energy company was "awkward" and "problematic" at the time his father, Joe Biden, was serving as vice president, two Republican-led Senate committees say in a new report — but the study does not show that it influenced U.S. government policy, reports NPR. The long-awaited Republican report appeared six...

Sarah Gideon may become 2nd Indian American Senator after Kamala Harris


By The SATimes News Service Washington: Indian American Democrat Sarah Gideon is up 6 points against the incumbent Susan Collins for the US Senate seat from Maine, according to the RealClearPolitics average. In a blue state, longtime Senator Collins while trying to stay in the center, has opposed going ahead before election with Trump’s nominee to fill...

Romney backs vote on SC nominee, clearing way for Trump


Washington: Sen. Mitt Romney said Tuesday he would support a floor vote to replace the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, essentially clinching consideration of President Donald Trump’s nominee this year despite the impending election. Just two Republican senators have asked for the party to put the brakes on the confirmation. And with a 53-seat majority, Senate...

To Vaxx or Not To Vaxx


by Dr. Bhaswati Bhattacharya The current raging debate demands to know whether we will be forced by governments to get vaccinated. Parents work themselves into a panic attack worrying about a microchip or heavy metal being injected into their children. Pro-vaxx advocates shout reminders of the scourges of measles, smallpox and polio and how they killed...

Hindu movement in USA reviews impact during golden jubilee year


By Manu Shah Chicago: The Hindu way of life and thinking has had a profound influence on the West, leading to successes on American soil, not in terms of material wealth but in individual satisfaction with immense self-contentment. Four keynote speakers bore testimony to realizing this principle in their lives and showcased their stories during the 50th...

Indian American group reaches out to over 15000 families amid Covid


Washington, DC: Amid the coronavirus pandemic, an initiative by the Indian American community in the Washington DC metro area to provide groceries and food has helped over 15,000 families since May.  For more than six months now, almost 250 cars lined up the parking lots of designated churches and schools for a drive-thru food giveaway as...

US Senators write to Pompeo, demand India be in ‘Country of Particular Concern’ list

Post Date: September 24, 2020

Washington, DC: ‘Coalition to Stop Genocide in India’ - a broad coalition of Indian American and US-based civil rights organizations and activists, Tuesday welcomed a letter written by fourteen US Senators to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo stressing that US law requires the US Government to consider a federal commission’s recommendations that some countries...

Toronto charity raises money for India’s underprivileged kids

Post Date: September 24, 2020

As the Corona pandemic takes increasing toll in India, the Canadian branch of the Indian charity, AIM for SEVA – which builds and runs educational hostels in rural areas – raised more than $550,000 this week through individual donations to rush the money to India. Anupam Kher, Preity Zinta, Bollywood singer Jonita Gandhi, comedian Atul...

First Indian film to release post-pandemic in US theaters nationwide


Set in 1930’s India, Draupadi Unleashed centers on sixteen-year-old Indira, who finds herself torn between true love, her duty to follow through with an arranged marriage and the powerful allure of a mysterious guru. Through her heartbreaking journey to self-discovery, long-held secrets are brought to light and Indira discovers the strength within herself to break...