Two Indian-American doctors in US President-elect Biden’s Covid task force

Washington [US], November 10 (ANI): Two Indian-American surgeons Dr Vivek Murthy and Dr Atul Gawande, have been included in Covid-19 Advisory Board, which will help shape President-elect Joe Biden's response to the coronavirus pandemic that has claimed...

Indian diplomat Vidisha Maitra elected to UN’s ACABQ

New York [US], November 7 (ANI): India's candidate Vidisha Maitra has been elected to the UN Advisory Committee on Administrative and Budgetary Questions (ACABQ), with the strong support of UN member states, informed TS Tirumurti, Permanent Representat...

Trump has stopped providing ‘billion dollars’ to Pakistan as it harbours terrorists: Nikki Haley

Philadelphia [US], October 25 (ANI): President Donald Trump has stopped providing "billion dollars" in military aid to Pakistan as it harbours terrorists who were trying to kill American soldiers, said Indian-American Republican politician Nikki Haley ...

US Presidential debate: Biden’s focus will be on plans to recover from COVID, re-build economy, says Sabrina Singh

Washington [US], October 23 (ANI): Sabrina Singh, US Press Secretary to Senator Kamala Harris, on Thursday (local time) said that Democratic Presential candidate Joe Biden's focus during the final debate will be on his plans to recover from…

Indian-origin Srikant Datar named Dean of Harvard Business School

Washington [US], October 10 (ANI): Srikant Datar, the Arthur Lowes Dickinson Professor of Business Administration and the senior associate Dean for University Affairs at Harvard Business School (HBS), will become the second consecutive dean hailing fro...

Indian Americans show solidarity with Kamala Harris, share their cultural identity

Washington DC [USA], October 8 (ANI): Vice President Mike Pence and Senator Kamala Harris are all set to square off on the vice presidential debate stage on Wednesday night, Asian Americans supporting the Biden-Harris campaign across the United…

COVID-19: Indian American Trump supporters outside Walter Reed hospital call for prayers as President is being treated

Washington DC [US], October 5 (ANI): A prayer vigil was held on Sunday evening for President Trump and First Lady Melania Trump by the Indian American community to wish them a speedy recovery. His supporters not only gathered…

US election 2020: Trump and Biden to face-off in first presidential debate

Washington DC [US], September 30 (ANI): US President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden are set to square off today (local time) in Cleveland for their first of three debates -- a socially distanced affair in…

NASA congratulates Indian astronomers on Star Galaxy discovery

Washington DC [USA], September 2 (ANI): The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has congratulated Indian astronomers on the discovery of one of the farthest Star galaxies in the universe estimated to be located 9.3 billion light-years ...

Kamala Devi Harris’ selection as VP resonates with Indian Americans

Washington [US], August 13 (ANI): India-born engineer turned politician Aruna Miller met California Senator Kamala Devi Harris at an event last year in New York.Harris' tribulations, achievements and her connection to India always made a special spot i...

Pakistan narrative on Kashmir has lost steam with UNSC members, says Indian envoy to UN

New York [USA], Aug 6 (ANI): India on Wednesday slammed Pakistan for its "singularly unsuccessful" attempt to broach the bilateral issue of Kashmir in the United Nations Security Council and said its narrative had lost steam and did…

Three Indian manufacturers to commercialize NASA developed ventilator

Washington DC [USA], June 3 (ANI): US Space agency NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) in Southern California has shortlisted three Indian companies for manufacturing a new ventilator that uses one-seventh the parts of a traditional ventilator, tail...

Mission Vande Bharat: Indians stranded in US return home

Washington D.C. [USA], May 13 (ANI): IT professional Shreecharan Charda, from Hanamkonda in Telangana, is among scores of stranded Indians, who is relieved to be on board special flight from Washington DC to Delhi and Hyderabad-bound flight.The Texas-b...

Repatriation process to begin from US on May 7 in a phased manner

Washington DC [USA], May 5 (ANI): Air India will carry out repatriation of Indian citizens from the US starting May 7 in a phased manner. Non-scheduled Air India flights would be arranged with a cost of Rs 1…

US slams China, WHO for concealing COVID-19, says world must have access to labs to determine source of virus

Washington D.C. [US], April 22 (ANI): US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has slammed China and the World Health Organisation (WHO) for concealing the dangerous disease and information specific to the coronavirus outbreak from the world.Addressing report...

Trump will encourage India, Pak to resolve differences through dialogue, says senior US Administration official

Washington DC [USA], Feb 22 (ANI): Donald Trump will encourage India and Pakistan to engage in bilateral dialogue to resolve their difference, a senior US Administration official said on Friday, ahead of the US President's maiden visit to…