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Assembly election results crucial for Rahul


New Delhi: Along with the candidates, the outcome of the Assembly elections in Kerala, Assam and Tamil Nadu and the Union Territory of Puducherry where polling has ended will be crucial for Congress leader Rahul Gandhi, who spear-headed his party's campaign. With the Congress deciding to convene a party session after the ongoing polls and...

“Shaam E Gaana” virtual music program celebrates first anniversary

Post Date: April 8, 2021

On April 2,  “Shaam E Gaana”, a virtual musical program with talented artists across the globe celebrated its first anniversary with an episode with talented singers from the USA and a guest appearance from Bollywood playback singer Shibani Kashyap from Mumbai.   IndusTV under the leadership of Vijay Garg of PGA has been presenting the virtual musical program every...

Nassau County holds inter-faith candlelight vigil for victims of hate


Nassau County Executive Laura Curran and the Nassau County Office of Asian American Affairs hosted an Interfaith Candlelight Vigil Against All Acts of Hate and Discrimination on the front steps of the Theodore Roosevelt Executive and Legislative on April 1st. The vigil was held in honor of the victims of the Georgia massage parlor...

Saladino announces return of paid internship for college students


Oyster Bay Town Supervisor Joseph Saladino has announced the return of internship opportunities for college students who are looking to gain meaningful work experience through an internship program being offered by the Town for the 2021 summer season. The program returns this year after being postponed last year due to COVID-19 restrictions and concerns.  “Internship...

Local Leo Club receives International Kindness Matters Service Award


By Ojas Chitnis  New Jersey Visionary Cyber Leo Club, a youth group of Lions Clubs International sponsored by Edison Visionary Lions Club, has been recognized with the prestigious Kindness Matters Service Award by the International Association of Lions Clubs. The club, which is the only youth recipient in North America, received the award in a...

Dr. Deepak Chopra and Sonu Sood to join Akshaya Patra USA virtual gala on April 24


Boston, MA: Akshaya Patra USA will hold its first virtual gala of 2021, Partnerships for Happiness, on Saturday, April 24th to raise funds for hunger relief to migrant families and the mid-day meal beneficiaries in India. The event hosts are the Boston, Buffalo, Grand Rapids, Atlanta, Washington D.C., Maryland, and Virginia chapters.  “The purest form of happiness is...

Jayapal, House Dems propose constitutional amendment to end corporate personhood


Washington, DC: Reaffirming that "corporations are not people and money is not speech," Rep. Pramila Jayapal on Tuesday led 50 members of Congress in introducing a constitutional amendment to end corporate personhood, reverse the Supreme Court's Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission ruling, and "put power back into the hands of people." The We the People Amendment would establish...

Kapil Dev supports Indian American running for Virginia Lt Governor


Washington, DC: Indian cricket legend Kapil Dev has come out in support of Indian American Puneet Ahluwalia, who is in the race for the Republican nomination for Lieutenant Governor of Virginia. The Republican party is slated to pick its nominee for the Lieutenant Governor at a hybrid convention on May 8. "Wishing all the luck," Kapil Dev...

AARP analysis shows nongroup health insurance unaffordable for half of older adults in 2019


Washington, DC: A new analysis from AARP’s Public Policy Institute finds that nearly half of older adults purchasing health insurance through the nongroup health insurance market faced unaffordable health coverage in 2019, compared to 30% of younger adults. As a result, a growing share of older adults remained uninsured: 9% of all 50-64 year olds, more...