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Modi, Putin to boost ties as India-China tension festers


New Delhi: When Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke to Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday, they agreed to further strengthen the strategic partnership between India and Russia. The talks between the two leaders assume great significance as it comes in the midst of India-China border tensions. The Indian Army and the Chinese military are locked in...

Indian-Americans to help Trump keep the White House


Warren, NJ: Looking at the achievements of Donald J Trump as President since taking office, the Indian-Americans for Trump realize that President Trump’s first term was indeed focused on reviving the American economy, rightly bringing America on the world stage, defeating terrorism, regulating immigration, and establishing peace through strength. Furthermore, they also believe that he...

India’s COVID-19 fight people-driven: Modi to Indian American doctors

Post Date: July 1, 2020

Washington, DC: India's fight against the novel coronavirus pandemic is driven by its people, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said, attributing the "success" against the pandemic to the implementation of the nationwide lockdown in its initial phase. In an address during the virtual meeting of the American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin (AAPI) on Saturday,...

Indian-Americans protest against China in Chicago


Chicago: The Indian-American community staged a protest rally against China's actions on the Indian border. The rally was staged outside the Chinese Consulate in Chicago. The protestors carried banners that read 'China Stop Bullying!' They also urged people to boycott Chinese products and instead buy American produce. The protestors demanded China to leave Tibet and Taiwan, claiming that...

Iran issues arrest warrant for Trump over Soleimani’s killing


Tehran: Iran has issued an arrest warrant for US President Donald Trump and 35 other unnamed officials over the assassination of its top military commander, Maj. Gen. Qassem Soleimani, in January. "Thirty-six people who were involved in the assassination of General Qasem Soleimani have been identified, including political and military officials from the US and...

China passes HK national security law


Beijing: Designed to quell pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong, China's top legislative body unanimously passed the contentious National Security Law. The law, which contains six articles and 66 clauses, and will go into effect immediately and it prohibits acts of secession, subversion, terrorism and collusion with foreign forces to endanger national security. Approved by the National...

Sushant suicide case: Probe on


Bollywood's popular casting director Shanoo Sharma has been questioned by the police in connection with actor Sushant Singh Rajput's suicide case. Shanoo Sharma, who is associated with Yash Raj Films (YRF), was summoned at Bandra police station for questioning, reports timesofindia.com. "Shanoo Sharma, a casting director with the Yash Raj Films, was questioned at Bandra police station,"...

A Hindu call to celebrate Juneteenth, the true Independence Day


By Samir Durvasula All across the United States, students are taught these words of the Declaration of Independence: “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.” And while...

Why ‘money’ talk with family is important now


In these pandemic times it’s imperative to talk about its long term impact on family finances. Here’s a practical step-by-step approach. Step 1: Prepare for the meeting Ensure you have most of the financial data in black and white. If you don’t already have a structured budget and expense sheet in place, make an estimate of...