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Micron Technology to get $6.1 billion for chip plants in NY and Idaho, Schumer says


Washington: The Biden administration has reached an agreement to provide $6.1 billion in government support for Micron Technology to produce advanced memory computer chips in New York and Idaho. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., personally courted Micron to build what would ultimately be a set of four chip factories near Syracuse in the town...

EU urges G-7 to step up air defense for Ukraine


Capri, Italy: The European Union’s top diplomat urged Group of Seven foreign ministers on Thursday to take quick, concrete steps to provide more air defense systems to Ukraine, warning that continued delays could tilt the war in Moscow’s favor. Without more Patriot air defense missile systems to guard against incoming Russian strikes, “the electricity system...

Israel brushes off calls for restraint


- Netanyahu says Israel will decide how to respond as Iran warns against retaliation - Congress moving swiftly on bipartisan action to punish Iran after revenge attack on Israel  - Israeli soccer facing Palestinian calls for action by FIFA at annual congress   Jerusalem: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Wednesday his country would be the one to...

Indian-American lawmakers demand inquiry into increasing attacks on diaspora


Washington: Shri Thanedar, a Democrat elected to the House of Representatives from Michigan state, has together with four other Indian-descent lawmakers Ro Khanna, Ami Bera, Pramila Jayapal and Raja Krishnamoorthi asked the Justice Department, which oversees the FBI, for a briefing on the investigation into these attacks. Shri Thanedar urged the administration to accord “higher...

Hindus of Long Island celebrate Holi Utsav


Hindus of Long Island celebrated Holi Utsav on April 6, 2024. The activities offered were focused on involving children of all ages. It included making model temples in 2D, a rangoli and painting workshop, mehndi tattoos and a Bollywood dance workshop. Several teenagers from the Young Indian Culture Group were involved in organizing and playing...

Mayor Adams, NYC Health+Hospitals to open 16 mental health clinics in NYC public schools

Post Date: April 18, 2024

New York City Mayor Eric Adams and NYC Health + Hospitals have announced the opening of 16 school-based mental health clinics in New York City Department of Education (DOE) schools over the next six months to serve over 6,000 students across the Bronx and Central Brooklyn. Clinics will offer students access to individual, family,...

House’s Ukraine, Israel aid package gains Biden’s support


Washington: President Joe Biden said Wednesday he strongly supports a proposal from Republican House Speaker Mike Johnson to provide aid to Ukraine, Israel and Taiwan, sending crucial bipartisan support to the precarious effort to approve $95 billion in funding for the U.S. allies this week. Before potential weekend voting, Johnson was facing a choice between...

‘No one should be scared’: PM Modi on his vision for India


New Delhi: A day after the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) released its election manifesto, which aims at building a 'Viksit Bharat', Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in an interview with ANI, outlined his vision for India's development by 2047. He also addressed concerns raised by the Opposition, who suggest that the saffron party might seek...

2024 Jain Leadership Forum (JLF) crafts the future: “Jainism from Success to Significance”


Long Range Planning Committee: Upper Row - Praful Giriya, Sonia Ghelani, Chintan Shah, Soha Shah, Bindesh Shah, Jayesh Shah, Manish Mehta, Lower Row - Mayur Shah, Vipul Shah, Yogendra Jain, Prem Jain, Dipak Jain, Sushil Jain, Manoj Jain, Yogesh Bapna, Bipin Shah - www.jainleadership.org   Chicago, IL- Often, one wonders what will be the future of...