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Trump’s India visit aimed at diaspora vote


By Frank F Islam By all accounts, the India visit of President Donald Trump was a grand success, if one were to judge it as a pure spectacle. But it is much too early to judge the historical significance of Trump’s trip. It will take months and years to know its real impact. However, one...

New Coronavirus death toll in US rises to 9


New York: US President Donald Trump said he is considering tightening travel restrictions as the coronavirus or COVID-19 outbreak continues to claim more American lives, taking the US death toll to nine and spreading across major urban areas including New York on Tuesday. The second confirmed case in New York is that of a lawyer...

Mike Bloomberg drops out of US presidential race, endorses Joe Biden


Washington: Billionaire Mike Bloomberg ended his bid for the Democratic presidential nomination on Wednesday and endorsed former Vice President Joe Biden -- a stunning collapse for the former New York City mayor, who had his 2020 hopes on the Super Tuesday states and drained more than $500 million of his own fortune into the...

TCS in Fortune’s top 20 list of best big companies to work in US


Only Indian company to secure the place with US biggies   New York: Global software giant from India, Tata Consultancy Services has secured a spot as one of Fortune's ‘Best Big Companies to Work For in 2020’,  making it the only Indian company to be in the top 20 list in the US, a news...

Trump campaign adds new target audience: Indian Americans

Post Date: March 4, 2020

Washington, DC: President Donald Trump’s campaign has launched a five-figure digital ad buy targeting an unlikely voting demographic for Republicans: Indian Americans. It’s likely the first time a Republican presidential candidate has spent a large amount of money on ads tailored for Indian American voters, according to a Politico report. The move comes just days after...

Indians to pay $50,000 more for US investor visa from April 1

Post Date: March 4, 2020

New York: In a huge blow to Indians wishing to immigrate to America, the US government has hiked fee for EB-5 or the US investor visa. Beginning April 1, Indians immigrants will have to pay an extra $50,000, when they move money to an escrow account in the US to fulfill the criteria for US...

Hindu population in US doubles in 7 years, continues to be most highly educated

Post Date: March 4, 2020

New York: The proportion of Christians in the US population dropped by ten percent over the last seven years, even as Hindus and Muslims nearly doubled their share, according to a recent study. In its report on “America’s Changing Religious Landscape” released this week, the Pew Research Center said that while the U.S. remained home...

Indian American author Vikram Chandra’s app comes to aid of writers


New York: Having lived through tedious manual bookkeeping while working on his award-winning novels, author, teacher and programmer Vikram Chandra hit upon the idea of creating a unique platform to help fellow writers negotiate the labyrinth of creativity with relative ease.In 2016 he co-founded a software startup Granthika which released its official app for...

JITO Innovation & Entrepreneurship Workshop on March 21 in NJ

Post Date: March 4, 2020

JITO Innovation & Entrepreneurship Workshop will be held on March 21, 2020 at the Jain Center of New Jersey in Somerset, NJ.  The Jain International Trade Organization (JITO) is a global organization that brings together a network of Jain professionals, business leaders, industrialists, and college students to achieve higher economic prosperity, enrich humanity, and cultivate...