New York City Council approves bill naming major thoroughfares as ‘Gurdwara Street’ and ‘Punjab Avenue’

New York City Council approves bill naming major thoroughfares as ‘Gurdwara Street’ and ‘Punjab Avenue’

To honor members of the Sikh and larger Punjabi community, New York City Council has approved the renaming of certain thoroughfares in Queens to ‘Gurdwara Street’ and ‘Punjab Avenue’. Continue reading New York City Council approves bill naming major thoroughfares as ‘Gurdwara Street’ and ‘Punjab Avenue’

Mike Pompeo has muted response to India’s amended citizenship act

Mike Pompeo has muted response to India’s amended citizenship act

Addressing reporters at the State Department following the 2019 US-India 2+2 Ministerial Dialogue, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said, “We care deeply and always will about protecting minorities, protecting religious rights everywhere”. Continue reading Mike Pompeo has muted response to India’s amended citizenship act

Indian-American trailblazer Indra Nooyi inducted into Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery

Indian-American trailblazer Indra Nooyi inducted into Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery

India-born businesswoman Indra Nooyi has been inducted into the renowned Smithsonian Institution’s National Portrait Gallery and conferred with the coveted Portrait of a Nation Prize for her stellar contributions to shaping America’s history, development and culture. Continue reading Indian-American trailblazer Indra Nooyi inducted into Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery

Indian envoy Harsh Vardhan Shringla addresses concerns of Sikh Americans at Gurpurab celebration on Capitol Hill

Indian envoy Harsh Vardhan Shringla addresses concerns of Sikh Americans at Gurpurab celebration on Capitol Hill

To aptly commemorate the 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev Ji, the founder of Sikhism, and to reach out to the Sikh community in America, the Indian Embassy in Washington organized a special celebratory event on Capitol Hill. Continue reading Indian envoy Harsh Vardhan Shringla addresses concerns of Sikh Americans at Gurpurab celebration on Capitol Hill