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Ruchira Kamboj at UN meeting over Iraq: Only zero-tolerance, unified approach can defeat terrorism


Permanent Representative of India to the United Nations, Ruchira Kamboj, said that terrorism remains a global challenge and only a unified and zero-tolerance approach to this can defeat it, adding "as the government of the people of Iraq continue their fight against the Islamic State of Iraq and Levant (ISIL). It is also critical...

Investor Showcase for Uttar Pradesh Global Investor Summit 2023 in NY on Dec 13


India is one of the world's fastest-growing major economies and offers abundant investment opportunities across different sectors. The northern Indian State of Uttar Pradesh, with its inherent strengths, present demographics, and future growth potential, has emerged as a top destination for industrial investment in the country and is moving towards becoming the 2nd largest State economy. The...

Authors Rajiv Malhotra, Vijaya Viswanathan discuss new book ‘Snakes in the Ganga’


Sangam talks interviews Rajiv Malhotra & Vijaya Viswanathan on Snakes in the Ganga Dr. Rinkoo Wadhera (ICSSR Post Doctoral Fellow; Sarayu Fellow, Itihās, Women’s Studies, Folkloristics) interviews Rajiv Malhotra & Vijaya Viswanathan on their new book Snakes in the Ganga.  To order this book visit: https://www.rajivmalhotra.com/product/snakes-in-the-ganga      Watch On YouTube: CLICK  Please watch and post your comments.  To donate to...

Flu season worsens as 44 states report high activity


New York: The U.S. flu season keeps getting worse. Health officials said Friday that 7.5 percent of outpatient medical visits last week were due to flu-like illnesses. That’s as high as the peak of the 2017-18 flu season and higher than any season since.The annual winter flu season usually doesn’t get going until December or...

NYC Health+Hospitals/South Brooklyn Health receives “Pathway to Excellence” designation


NYC Health + Hospitals/South Brooklyn Health on Nov 28, 2022 joined a premier group of health care organizations that have received the prestigious Pathway to Excellence designation from the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC). The Pathway designation is a globally recognized credential that highlights NYC Health + Hospitals/South Brooklyn Health’s commitment to creating a healthy...

Mayor Adams announces new placement of Humanitarian Emergency Response and Relief Center for asylum seekers


New York City Mayor Eric Adams has announced that the city will soon open a fourth Humanitarian Emergency Response and Relief Center that will serve asylum seekers arriving in New York City. As the estimated number of asylum seekers in New York City surpasses at least 27,200, this specific humanitarian relief center will assist...

NYC Care receives Tyson Award


New York: NYC Health + Hospitals’ NYC Care program received in a ceremony on Nov 29, the 2022 Bernard J. Tyson National Award for Excellence in Pursuit of Healthcare Equity from the Joint Commission and Kaiser Permanente. Named for the late Kaiser Permanente Chairman and CEO Bernard J. Tyson, a champion for healthcare equity, the award recognizes...

Mayor Adams signs package of bills to improve diversity within FDNY


New York: New York City Mayor Eric Adams has signed a package of five bills to improve diversity within the Fire Department of the City of New York (FDNY). The bills aim to address recruitment and retention of underrepresented groups within the department, as well as requiring the implementation of diversity, inclusion, anti-discrimination, and anti-harassment training.   “Our FDNY...

Mayor Adams’ new plan to provide care to those suffering severe mental illness across NYC


New York: New York City Mayor Eric Adams has announced a new pathway forward to address the ongoing crisis of individuals experiencing severe mental illnesses left untreated and unsheltered in New York City’s streets and subways. In a public address, Mayor Adams detailed a compassionate new vision to tackle this crisis, beginning with a directive being...