Beed (Maharashtra), April 9 (IANS) In a shocking incident, a couple from Maharashtra's Beed was found dead at their home in New Jersey on Wednesday by police called by neighbours who saw their minor daughter crying on the balcony, official sources said here on Friday.
New Delhi, April 7 (IANS) India recorded 1,15,736 new Covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours, the biggest-ever single-day spike since the onset of the pandemic, taking the overall tally to 12,801,785 on Wednesday. The steep incline in cases is very concerning, as the new Covid variants have infiltrated the population, and some of these variants are known to be more infectious and lethal, said Manisha Juthani, Associate Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology at Yale School of Medicine and Yale Medicine infectious diseases specialist.
Washington, April 5 (IANS) Jo Kaur, an Indian-American activist and civil rights lawyer, is is now fighting for the treatment of her 15-month son, who has been diagnosed with a rare and fatal neurodegenerative disorder and is reaching out to scientists, researchers and physicians.
New York, March 31 (IANS) US President Joe Biden has nominated an Indian American to be a judge in the local court system of the nation's capital after having withdrawn another's nomination made by his predecessor Donald Trump.
Thiruvananthapuram, March 28 (IANS) A multi-crore, Gulf-based businessman, contesting the April 6 Kerala Assembly polls, has promised to hold a football tournament for local clubs, with a trip to watch the 2022 World Cup in Qatar as the prize for the champion.
New York, March 26 (IANS) US President Joe Biden has nominated Seema Nanda, a former CEO of the Democratic National Committee (DNC), to be the Department of Labour solicitor, the White House announced on Friday.
Washington, March 26 (IANS) A Texas-based Indian-American man has pleaded guilty to a $24.8 million Covid-19 relief fraud scheme, according to media reports.
Lucknow, March 26 (IANS) The herbal colours made from the 'Palash' flower (Butea monosperma) by women self-help groups in several Uttar Pradesh districts are much in demand for Holi celebrations not only in the country but also foreign lands.
New York, March 25 (IANS) US President Joe Biden wants Congress to act on an immigration reform that it would allow Indian doctors and other professionals to expeditiously get their green cards, according to his spokesperson Jen Psaki.
New York, March 24 (IANS) The US Senate has confirmed Vivek Murthy as the surgeon general, the second time he will be holding the position.
Washington, March 23 (IANS) The AAPI Victory Fund, a pro-Democratic Party group that mobilises voters from the Asian American and Pacific Islanders communities, has endorsed Aftab Pureval, an Indian-American is running for the Mayor of Cincinnati.
New Delhi, March 21 (IANS) India's massive evacuation programme triggered by the Covid-19 pandemic has brought back over 6.7 million from abroad.
Washington, March 18 (IANS) Indian-American Republican Jitendra Diganvker, who ran for Congress in 2016, announced that he was contesting for the post of Highway Commissioner in a suburb of Chicago, according to a media report.
New York, March 18 (IANS) An Indian descent cybersecurity expert has been charged in a US federal court with cyberstalking five people, including a deputy prosecutor and a police officer investigating him, and sending them threatening messages, according to Acting Attorney for the Western District of Washington Tessa Gorman.
New York, March 16 (IANS) A team of researchers, including one of Indian-origin, has suggested that a leprosy drug holds promise as an at-home treatment for Covid-19.
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Tuesday directed a senior official of the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) to appear before it in a case where an Indian migrant was incorrectly buried as per Muslim rites in Saudi Arabia.
Kolkata, March 16 (IANS) Tripura's BJP government has been left red-faced by an Agartala High Court order this week quashing a lookout circular intended to prevent the entry of an NRI hailing from the state into India.
Houston, March 14 (IANS) Indian-American community-led fundraising effort, the 'HungerMitao' movement, has served 10 million meals for the North Texas Food Bank (NTFB), in just over three years since its inception, a media report said.