Prime Minister Modi joins a chorus of world leaders in denouncing the attack on US Capitol

Prime Minister Narendra Modi joined a chorus of world leaders in condemning the invasion of the US Capitol by a pro-Trump mob violently protesting the results of the November 3 election. Continue reading Prime Minister Modi joins a chorus of world leaders in denouncing the attack on US Capitol

Seven US lawmakers write to Secretary Mike Pompeo on brutal treatment of protesting farmers in India

Seven US lawmakers write to Secretary Mike Pompeo on brutal treatment of protesting farmers in India

Seven US lawmakers, including Indian-American Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal (Democrat-Washington), have written to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo expressing “serious concerns” about the brutal treatment meted out to farmers from Punjab peacefully protesting India’s new agricultural laws. Continue reading Seven US lawmakers write to Secretary Mike Pompeo on brutal treatment of protesting farmers in India

Joe Biden, Kamala Harris extend Diwali greetings, look forward to celebrating festival of lights at White House next year

Joe Biden, Kamala Harris extend Diwali greetings, look forward to celebrating festival of lights at White House next year

In a joint statement, President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris said, “As Diwali is celebrated via video calls and while socially distanced this year, we look forward to celebrating Diwali at the White House next year – in person, together with you, and in a nation healed and united”. Continue reading Joe Biden, Kamala Harris extend Diwali greetings, look forward to celebrating festival of lights at White House next year

President-elect Joe Biden picks Indian-American trailblazer Vivek Murthy to lead new coronavirus task force

President-elect Joe Biden picks Indian-American trailblazer Vivek Murthy to lead new coronavirus task force

Dr. Vivek Murthy who has been advising President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris about the pandemic throughout the year will co-chair the Transition Covid-19 Advisory Board constituting a diverse and experienced group of doctors and scientists. Continue reading President-elect Joe Biden picks Indian-American trailblazer Vivek Murthy to lead new coronavirus task force

Anika Chebrolu crowned America’s Top Young Scientist for discovering potential Covid-19 cure

Anika Chebrolu crowned America’s Top Young Scientist for discovering potential Covid-19 cure

For her commendable efforts to find the lead molecule that can be a potential drug for the effective treatment of the deadly coronavirus disease, Anika Chebrolu was conferred with the title of ‘America’s Top Young Scientist’, awarded the grand prize of $25,000 dollars, bestowed with the ‘Improving Lives Award’, and gifted with a special destination trip. Continue reading Anika Chebrolu crowned America’s Top Young Scientist for discovering potential Covid-19 cure

Joe Biden extols Indian-Americans as “pillars” of the country for their courage and sacrifices

Joe Biden extols Indian-Americans as “pillars” of the country for their courage and sacrifices

If he is elected president, Kamala Devi Harris “will be the first Indian-American vice president in the history of the United States of America”, Joe Biden gushed in a prerecorded message designed to court the highly educated and affluent Indian-American community ahead of the November election. Continue reading Joe Biden extols Indian-Americans as “pillars” of the country for their courage and sacrifices