India,USA

Copart Inc appoints Neel Madhvani as Chief Product Officer


Dallas, TX: Copart, Inc. has announced the addition of three individuals to its senior executive leadership team: David Kang as chief marketing officer, Neel Madhvani as chief product officer, and Hessel Verhage as chief operating officer. All four executives will be based at Copart's global headquarters in Dallas, Texas and will report to co-CEO Jeff...

Two Indian students found dead in Connecticut


Hartford, CT: Two students — one from Telangana and the other from Andhra Pradesh — were found dead at their Connecticut accommodation recently, a family member said on Monday. The students were identified as G Dinesh (22) from Wanaparthy in Telangana and Nikesh (21) from Srikakulam in Andhra Pradesh. Family members of the Telangana student are...

USIBC hosts reception for outgoing Ambassador Sandhu


Washington: The US India Business Council (USIBC) hosted a reception on Wednesday for the outgoing India's Ambassador Taranjit Singh Sandhu, who retires from the Indian Foreign Service at month-end after an illustrious 35-year.  The reception was attended by top officials from the White House, State Department and representatives from the corporate sector.  During his long career,...

BJANA celebrates Makar Sankranti with fanfare


The Bihar Jharkhand Association of North America (BJANA) celebrated Makar Sankranti on January 14th with fanfare. The festival is known as Dahi Chura in Bihar and Jharkhand, and BJANA observed it in a traditional way with its members at the Sri Siddhivinayak temple, Toms River, New Jersey in partnership with the Bihar Foundation East...

India an extraordinary success story: Blinken


Davos: Describing India as an "extraordinary success story", US Secretary of State Antony Blinken said the "remarkable achievements" of the Modi government have materially benefitted and positively impacted many Indian lives. Speaking here at the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2024, he also said the US-India relations have reached a new high with efforts from both...

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Kanishk Seth to collaborate with Indian-American singer


Indian-American singer-songwriter Subhi and Kanishk Seth of 'Rang Saari' fame have collaborated for an upcoming track titled "Laapata". This will be Subhi's first Hindi track after a series of English releases, including songs such as 'In My Way', 'Wake Me Up', 'Define Me', 'Better', and 'Water Raft'. Chicago-based singer-songwriter Subhi has previously worked with leading...

Just one in five Americans have ideal heart health


About 1 in 5 Americans have optimal heart health, according to a new study using an updated checklist from the American Heart Association. Researchers used the Life Essential 8 metrics, which include diet, physical activity, nicotine exposure, sleep duration, body mass index, blood lipids, blood glucose, and blood pressure to determine an adult’s overall cardiovascular...

BWF World Tour Finals: Sindhu, Srikanth win opener


Bali (Indonesia): Ace Indian shuttlers PV Sindhu and Kidambi Srikanth began their 2021 BWF World Tour Finals campaigns with wins while women's doubles pair of India's Ashwini Ponnappa-N Sikki Reddy and men's doubles duo Chirag Shetty-Satwiksairaj Rankireddy lost their opening matches, here on Wednesday. Two-time Olympic medallist Sindhu beat Denmark's Line Christophersen 21-14, 21-16, in...

India plans huge ‘Kem Chho, Trump’ welcome, Melania excited


New Delhi/Washington: US President Donald Trump will get a red carpet welcome in Gujarat later this month -- on a grander scale than the event organized for Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Houston last year. Sources said the government is organizing 'Kem Chho, Trump', the Gujarati equivalent of Texas event 'Howdy Modi' in Prime Minister's...