Russia’s UN ambassador Vitaly Churkin dies suddenly in New York

Russia’s UN ambassador Vitaly Churkin dies suddenly in New York

Several Indian Americans among 40 Regeneron Science Talent Search finalists

Several Indian Americans among 40 Regeneron Science Talent Search finalists

Nirmala Sitharaman discusses H-1B visa program with 8 members of US Congress

Nirmala Sitharaman discusses H-1B visa program with 8 members of US Congress

LEAD STORIES
Russia’s UN ambassador Vitaly Churkin dies suddenly in New York

Russia’s UN ambassador Vitaly Churkin dies suddenly in New York

MOSCOW: Russia’s combative ambassador to the United Nations, Vitaly Churkin, died suddenly in New York on Monday after being taken ill at work, the Russian Foreign Ministry said.…

Several Indian Americans among 40 Regeneron Science Talent Search finalists

Several Indian Americans among 40 Regeneron Science Talent Search finalists

They are digging into the structure of the genes behind cancer, studying the mysterious forces of the cosmos and developing software to read emotions. The 40 finalists of…

Nirmala Sitharaman discusses H-1B visa program with 8 members of US Congress

Nirmala Sitharaman discusses H-1B visa program with 8 members of US Congress

India’s commerce and industry minister Nirmala Sitharaman met with eight members of the US House of Representatives, and discussed a host of issues including proposed reforms to the…

COMMUNITY

In Brussels, Mike Pence says he ‘fully supported’ ouster of Mike Flynn

In Brussels, Mike Pence says he ‘fully supported’ ouster of Mike Flynn

BRUSSELS: Vice President Mike Pence said Monday that he “fully supported” Michael Flynn’s ouster last…

GOPIO-CT will serve as voice of Indian Americans in Connecticut: Anita Bhat

GOPIO-CT will serve as voice of Indian Americans in Connecticut: Anita Bhat

STAMFORD, CT: Anita Bhat has assumed charge as the President of GOPIO-CT during an inaugural…

Some spouses on visa who are victims of domestic abuse can apply for EAD: AILA

Some spouses on visa who are victims of domestic abuse can apply for EAD: AILA

CHICAGO: The Chicago Chapter of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) has welcomed the introduction…

Goshala Cow Sanctuary in Arizona shelter cows from slaughter

Goshala Cow Sanctuary in Arizona shelter cows from slaughter

An Indian American group in Arizona has started ‘Goshala Cow Sanctuary’ to shelter seven cows…

Is Fireball the official drink of D.C. Trump supporters?

Is Fireball the official drink of D.C. Trump supporters?

WASHINGTON, DC: It’s said that Fireball “tastes like heaven, and burns like hell.” But could…

IMMIGRATION

Some spouses on visa who are victims of domestic abuse can apply for EAD: AILA

Some spouses on visa who are victims of domestic abuse can apply for EAD: AILA

CHICAGO: The Chicago Chapter of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) has welcomed the introduction of Form I-765V, Application for Employment Authorization for Abused Nonimmigrant Spouse. Form I-765V…

Delhi graduate Sidharth gets $186,000 job offer from Uber. Will he get through the H-1B visa lottery too?

Delhi graduate Sidharth gets $186,000 job offer from Uber. Will he get through the H-1B visa lottery too?

NEW YORK: Sidharth, 21, a computer science engineering graduate from Delhi Technological University – formerly the Delhi College of Engineering – has received an approximately $186,000 job offer…

Kamala Harris allies with other Senators to rescind Trump’s executive order on mass deportations

Kamala Harris allies with other Senators to rescind Trump’s executive order on mass deportations

NEW YORK: Indian American Senator Kamala Harris (D-Cal.) has lent support to Senators Dick Durbin and Tammy Duckworth (D-IL), Senator Catherine Cortez Masto (D-NV) and 19 other Senators…

Passage To India

Eat, Eat; Careful – There May Be a Bee in the Honey

Eat, Eat; Careful – There May Be a Bee in the Honey

On the Ground in India: Perspectives from American India Foundation’s Clinton Fellows Friday evening it was official that I was going…

U.S. AFFAIRS

USA Gymnastics inaction leads Sen. Dianne Feinstein to craft bill on sexual abuse

USA Gymnastics revealed last week that it received a sexual abuse complaint in 2015 about a longtime team doctor and launched its own internal investigation, waiting five…

INDIA

Russia to start deliveries of helicopters to India in 2019

ABU DHABI: Russia will start initial deliveries of military helicopters to India in 2019, with assembly and manufacturing to follow in Asia’s fastest growing economy, the chief…

POLITICS

Who’s got dibs on France? Trump friends and donors jockey for ambassadorships

Patrick Park doesn’t think of himself as a political person. The Palm Beach philanthropist spends most of his time and considerable fortune raising money for charity. But…

SOUTH ASIA

Nepal to hold first local elections in 20 years

KATHMANDU: Nepal will hold its first local elections in 20 years in May, a minister said on Monday, an important milestone in its long and difficult transition…

COMMUNITY

In Brussels, Mike Pence says he ‘fully supported’ ouster of Mike Flynn

BRUSSELS: Vice President Mike Pence said Monday that he “fully supported” Michael Flynn’s ouster last week as national security adviser, setting himself firmly against the former general,…

ENTERTAINMENT

Shah Rukh Khan attends shoot of ‘Ittefaq’ starring Siddharth Malhotra, Sonakshi Sinha

MUMBAI: The shoot of Sidharth Malhotra and Sonakshi Sinha starrer “Ittefaq’ — a recreation of the late Yash Chopra’s eponymous 1969 directorial — began here on Monday,…

LIFESTYLE

Goshala Cow Sanctuary in Arizona shelter cows from slaughter

An Indian American group in Arizona has started ‘Goshala Cow Sanctuary’ to shelter seven cows that were intended for slaughter as part of an effort that owners…

CINEMA

Shah Rukh Khan attends shoot of ‘Ittefaq’ starring Siddharth Malhotra, Sonakshi Sinha

MUMBAI: The shoot of Sidharth Malhotra and Sonakshi Sinha starrer “Ittefaq’ — a recreation of the late Yash Chopra’s eponymous 1969 directorial — began here on Monday,…