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Process all Green Cards within 6 Months, Presidential Panel Recommends


Washington DC: A US presidential advisory commission has unanimously voted to recommend President Joe Biden process all applications for green cards or permanent residency within six months. To be sent to the White House now for approval, recommendations of the President's Advisory Commission on Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders (PACAANHPI), if adopted, is...

EU unveils $220bn plan to ditch Russian energy


Brussels: The European Commission has announced a 210 billion euro ($220bn) plan to end its dependency on Russian fossil fuels in a span of five years and speeds up its transition to green energy. The move comes as the invasion of Ukraine by Russia, Europe’s top gas supplier, has prompted the EU to rethink...

India is new hope for world amidst conflicts: PM Modi


New Delhi: Highlighting India’s rising stature at the international forums, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said that India offers new hope for the world amidst global unrest and conflicts. Addressing the ‘Yuva Shivir’ organized at Karelibaug, Vadodara via video conferencing, PM Modi said, “From delivering vaccines and medicines to the world amid the Covid-19...

Biden’s Asia trip shifts focus to China


PM Modi will participate in the third Quad leaders’ summit on May 24 U.S. on alert over North Korea threat Washington DC: President Joe Biden embarked Thursday on a six-day trip to South Korea and Japan aiming to build rapport with the two nations’ leaders while also sending an unmistakable message to China: Russia’s faltering invasion...

Russia signals annexation of seized Ukrainian territory


Rebutting Turkey, Biden lauds NATO bids of Sweden, Finland G7 to launch Global Alliance for Food Security Kyiv: Fresh from its triumph over the last armed Ukrainian resistance in the devastated city of Mariupol, Russia appeared to be laying the groundwork Thursday for annexing swaths of southeast Ukraine, described by a high-ranking Kremlin official as having...

Swearing-in of new IAPC leadership on May 21


New York: Induction ceremony of the new Board of Directors and National Executive Committee of the Indo-American Press Club (IAPC) will be held on May 21 at the Grand Ballroom of the Indian Consulate in New York. Ambassador Randhir Jaiswal, Consul General, will be the chief guest at the ceremony. IAPC is the largest...

Now Google can translate into Sanskrit


San Francisco: Google has added 24 more languages to its Google Translate language-translation tool. Translate currently covers a total of 133 languages used around the world. New Indian languages being introduced include Assamese, Bhojpuri, Sanskrit, Dogri, Konkani, Meiteilon (Manipuri), Mizo, and Maithili. Google is also adding Quechua (Peru, Bolivia, Ecuador), Guarani (Paraguay and Bolivia, Brazil...

Indian-American student bullied, video sparks outrage


Dallas, Texas: In a shocking incident, a video of an Indian-American boy being bullied and assaulted by a white student at a school in the United States has flared widespread fury on social media. The video which has been shot by classmates of Shaan Pritmani, an Indian-American, shows Shaan being bullied by a white...

India center at TJU aims to raise $5 million


Philadelphia: India center at Thomas Jefferson University is aiming to raise $5 million to expand the horizons of research and medical education. Ravishankar Bhooplapur, President of the Xavier University School of Medicine, has been entrusted to head the leadership of fundraising. Jefferson India Center has also collaborated with institutions such as KLE University in Belagavi,...