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BAPS mandirs across North America lit blue to honor COVID-19 first responders

BAPS Swaminarayan Sanstha (BAPS), the caretakers of six traditional stone mandirs in North America, has been lighting these landmarks blue as a gesture of...

Despite historic diversity, Biden faces pressure with cabinet picks

Aware that he owes his presidential victory to Black voters, Joe Biden pledged to name the "most diverse" cabinet in US history. Behind the...

Alleged suspect charged with homicide in store clerk’s murder case

THE Luzerne County District Attorney’s Office has announced that criminal charges including homicide have been registered against suspect Jafet Rodriguez for alleged murder of...

US Muslims press Organization of Islamic Cooperation on China

US Muslim groups pleaded on Thursday for the Organization of Islamic Cooperation to speak out on China’s mass incarceration of Uighurs, accusing the global...

Foreign students face ‘depression demons’ amid Covid restrictions

STUDENTS of south Asian origin in the UK have revealed their battle with mental health due to universities be­ing closed during the lockdowns. The Covid-19...

Biden says his administration will be most diverse ever

US President-elect Joe Biden has said that his administration would be the most diverse than it has ever been both in the Cabinet and...

US court orders full reinstatement of DACA to protect undocumented immigrants, including Indians

Reversing the decision of the outgoing Trump administration, a federal court has ordered full reinstatement of an Obama-era programme that protects undocumented immigrants brought...

Biden picks Neera Tanden as head of the Office of Management and Budget

US president-elect Joe Biden was scheduled to formally introduce his top economic policy advisers on Tuesday (1) as his administration prepares to take power...

Indian-American Gitanjali Rao is Time’s first-ever ‘kid of the year’

A 15-year-old Indian-American has been named as Time magazine’s first-ever ‘kid of the year’. Gitanjali Rao, from Denver, Colorado, the US has been recognised for her...

Indian-American Raja Chari selected as the commander of the SpaceX Crew-3 mission

INDIAN-AMERICAN US Air Force Colonel Raja Chari,43, has been selected as the commander of the SpaceX Crew-3 mission to the International Space Station by...