Key US lawmakers introduce bill to make Diwali a federal holiday

Flanked by colleagues in Congress, Democrat Carolyn Maloney of New York announced the introduction of the Deepavali Day Act on the eve of the festival of lights celebrated by Hindus, Sikhs, Jains and some Buddhists all over the world. Continue reading Key US lawmakers introduce bill to make Diwali a federal holiday

25 Indian students to get Quad Fellowship for STEM education

25 Indian students to get Quad Fellowship for STEM education

President Joe Biden has unveiled an inspiring initiative that will enable 100 students from the Quad nations, including India, to pursue advanced degrees in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) at leading universities in the United States. Continue reading 25 Indian students to get Quad Fellowship for STEM education

Prime Minister Modi’s US visit an opportunity to strengthen global partnership with India: White House official

Prime Minister Modi’s US visit an opportunity to strengthen global partnership with India: White House official

“The relationship between the United States and India goes so much deeper than just a government-to-government relationship; it really is a relationship between two peoples”, a senior Biden administration official said in a call with reporters. Continue reading Prime Minister Modi’s US visit an opportunity to strengthen global partnership with India: White House official