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US working on ambitious roadmap for Modi-Obama meeting: Biswal

Aug 15 2014

"We have a pretty ambitious roadmap and workload over the next six weeks and we look forward to a very substantive and consequential visit for Prime Minister (Modi) and look forward to being able to really put a great deal of meat on the bones in terms of this very important relationship that the President has characterised as a defining partnership for the US in the 21st century," Assistant ...

In 21st century, India and US have common responsibility: John Kerry

Aug 15 2014

"In this century India and tUnited States have a common responsibility: to prove that democracies can deliver for their citizens. With the shared prosperity we create for one another and for the world, we can prove to the world the power of our shared ideals," Kerry said in his Independence Day message to the people of India. "As India celebrates Independence Day, we celebrate with you...

Over 300 India-US organizations join hands to welcome Modi

Aug 13 2014

Over 300 India-US organizations join hands to welcome Modi More than 300 Indo-American organizations from across US have come together to give Narendra Modi a ‘historic public reception’, when he comes in Washington on his maiden visits as India's Prime Minister in September. More than 300 Indo-American organisations from across the US have come together to give Narendra Modi a "historic public reception", when he comes to Washington on his...

India is one of world's most dynamic countries: UK MP

Aug 13 2014

Priti Patel, 42, said Indians could be proud of their country's important role in shaping the new world. "Since Jawaharlal Nehru delivered his historic speech on 15th August 1947, India has secured its place as one of the world's most remarkable and dynamic countries. Through the spirit of its people and the power of its global vision, India is shaping today's new world in ways that we...

Modi arrives in Kargil, first PM to visit after 1999 war

Aug 12 2014

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is on his second visit to Jammu and Kashmir after assuming charge at the Centre, arrived in Kargil on Tuesday in his first-ever visit to the region. He is the first Prime Minister to visit the region after 1999 Kargil war. Modi, who is also scheduled to visit Leh, will also meet Army and IAF personnel besides inaugurating two hydro-power projects an...

Miss Neel Gonuguntla New President Of The Greater Dallas Indo-American Chamber of Commerce.

Aug 06 2014

Miss Neel Gonuguntla New President Of The Greater Dallas Indo-American Chamber of Commerce. Miss. Gonuguntla has held many leadership positions during her career.Most recently, she served as President of Ready-to-Work® - an organization which provides workforce development and educational services to educational institutions, non-profits and corporations. Her experience handling admini...

Andhra Pradesh welcomes SC order on admissions in professional colleges

Aug 05 2014

Andhra Pradesh welcomes SC order on admissions in professional collegesThe Andhra Pradesh government on Monday welcomed the Supreme Court ruling on counselling for admission in professional colleges like engineering and medical in AP and Telangana. The Supreme Court said the counselling process will go on till August 31. The cut-off date for completion of counselling process is July 31 every year. Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu welcomed the orde...

Narendra Modi to address UN General Assembly on 27th September

Aug 03 2014

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is expected to address United Nations General Assembly on September 27, giving his first global speech to an audience of nearly 200 world leaders and foreign ministers at the annual gathering of the world body's policymaking organ. According to a first provisional list of speakers released, India's ‘Head of Government’ is scheduled to address the General...

Graffiti mars sacred Indian site in US

Aug 03 2014

Graffiti expressing affection for someone named Miranda has marred one of the most sacred sites for an American Indian tribe in Washington state. Jamestown S'Klallam officials learned last month of the pink and white painting of "I (heart) Miranda" on the towering Tamanowas Rock northwest of Seattle. The 43-million-year-old monolith has been used for millennia by Salish Native Americans fo...

John Kerry meets Narendra Modi at 7-RCR residence, discusses bilateral issues

Aug 01 2014

John Kerry meets Narendra Modi at 7-RCR residence, discusses bilateral issues It needs to be mentioned here that Kerry’s visit is the first high-level contact on behalf of US government with Modi. On Thursday, Obama administration reached out to the National Democratic Alliance government led by Modi promising to partner it in its vision of "Sabka saath, sabka vikas or development for all". The meeting, however, also had its share of some uneasy topics as India r...

Kerry leaves for India, to co-chair fifth Indo-US strategic dialogue with Sushma

Jul 30 2014

State Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki, who is accompanying Kerry on his trip, said the top US diplomat would also meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi. It is the first cabinet-level between the Obama administration and the new Indian government led by Modi. Kerry leads a high-powered US delegation including Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker to co-chair India-US Strategic Dialogue...

McDonald’s in China runs into trouble over use of expired meat

Jul 30 2014

Authorities in Shanghai just over a week ago shut a plant owned by privately-held OSI Group for mixing out-of-date meat with fresh product and later detained five officials from the OSI subsidiary which operated the Shanghai Husi Food Co. The factory's customers in China included McDonald's, KFC, Pizza Hut, coffee chain Starbucks, Burger King, 7-Eleven convenience stores and Papa John'...

India having space cooperation with 33 nations

Jul 30 2014

India has been working in cooperation with 33 countries in the area of peaceful use of outer space, the government Wednesday said. India is pursuing cooperation with other countries on peaceful uses of outer space. Currently, cooperative arrangements are signed with 33 countries including Russia, United Kingdom, United States of America, Egypt, France, Germany, Hungary, Indonesia, Israel, ...

Modi's 'Sabka Saath Sabka Vikas' is great vision

Jul 29 2014

The developmental plan of Prime Minister Narendra Modi reflected in his poll slogan of "Sabka Saath, Sabka Vikas" is a great vision, US Secretary of State John Kerry said on Tuesday on the eve of his departure to India. Kerry will be in New Delhi to co-chair the fifth annual India–US Strategic Dialogue with his Indian counterpart Sushma Swaraj. In fulsome praise of the develo...

US lawmaker asks Indian-origin officials about 'your country'

Jul 28 2014

A freshman US lawmaker committed an embarrassing faux pas when during a Congressional hearing he mistook two top Indian-origin American officials as representing the Indian government, quizzing them about "your country" and "your government".

Barack Obama wishes Muslims on Eid

Jul 27 2014

"As Muslims throughout United States and around the world celebrate Eid-al-Fitr, Michelle and I extend our warmest wishes to them and their families," Obama said in statement. "This last month has been a time of fasting, reflection, spiritual renewal, and service to the less fortunate," he said. "While Eid marks the completion of Ramazan, it also celebrates the common values that unite ...

Top American lawmakers eagerly awaiting to welcome Prime Minister Narendra Modi

Jul 25 2014

Eagerly awaiting to welcome Prime Minister Narendra Modi when he visits US in September, top American lawmakers have hoped that an assertive foreign policy of the new Indian government would bring the two countries closer than ever. In their remarks, Congressmen cutting across party lines supported strengthening of ties with India. They asked House of Representative Speaker John ...

Telugu Association of North Texas (TANTEX) Community Services

Jul 25 2014

Telugu Association of North Texas (TANTEX) Community Servicesజూలై 19, 2014 డాలస్/ఫోర్టువర్త్, టెక్సస్: ఉత్తర టెక్సస్ తెలుగు సంఘం (టా౦టె&...

India to lead CWG opening ceremony parade

Jul 24 2014

India, by the virtue of being the previous hosts, will lead the Commonwealth Games 2014 opening ceremony parade around Celtic Park here Wednesday night. The parade will end with the current host, Team Scotland. At the end of the parade, athletes and team officials will be seated on the field of play, in the centre of the live show that will follow, reports BBC. Queen Elizabeth wi...

Meghnad Desai sets up Mahatma Gandhi statue trust in UK

Jul 24 2014

A charity trust to raise about one million pounds for the statue of Mahatma Gandhi, to be installed at Parliament Square here next year, has been established by eminent NRI economist Meghnad Desai. The Gandhi Statue Memorial Trust has been registered with the UK's Charity Commission and will go live by next week for people to contribute funds. An estimated amount of 1 million pounds...

India home to one in every three child brides in world

Jul 23 2014

India has the sixth highest prevalence of child marriage in the world with one in every three child bride living in India, a United Nations report said. Child marriage among girls is most common in South Asia and sub-Saharan Africa and India is among the top 10 countries with the highest rates of child marriage, UNICEF said in a report titled "Ending Child Marriage - Progress and pr...

Rebels likely downed Malaysian jet 'by mistake': US officials

Jul 23 2014

US government believes that pro-Russian separatists most likely shot down a Malaysia Airlines jet "by mistake," not realizing it was a civilian passenger flight, US intelligence officials has said. The officials, who spoke on condition of anonymity, said the "most plausible explanation" for the destruction of the plane was that the separatists fired a Russian-made SA-11 missile at i...

Indian Americans Honor Supreme Court Justice Jerome Murphy

Oct 20 2011

Samir Chopra, President – Elect of Indian Americans of New York, recently honored at a ceremony at the La Bottega restaurant in New York the Honorable Jerome Murphy for Supreme Court. Judge Jerome Murphy is a graduate of Brooklyn Law School, former Justice for Island Park and a distinguished graduate of the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania. He is the proud father o...

DR. Parveen Chopra, the first Asian-American, awarded prestigious LIBERTY BELL AWARD

May 08 2010

DR. Parveen Chopra, the first Asian-American, awarded prestigious LIBERTY BELL AWARD Supreme Court justice Hon. Ira Warshawsky, Chair of the Law Day 2010 Committee and Hon. Judge Susan Katz – Richman conferred upon Dr. Praveen Chopra the Liberty Bell Award. This award was given at the Nassau County Bar Associations’ annual function focusing on enduring traditions and emerging challe...

Ramnavmi celebration at yogi divine society , parsippany nj

Apr 18 2010

Raamnavmi and Hari Jayanti, 2010 at Haridham Temple, NJ The Birth of Lord Rama, Lord Swaminarayan’s manifestation, P.P. Yogiji Maharaj’s initiation as a Saint and the 30th anniversary of ‘Haridham’ temple in Sokhada, Gujarat all concur on the auspicious day of Ramnavmi. The Hindu Swaminarayan Temple and Cultural Center ‘Haridham’ in Parsippany NJ celebrated these four confocal events with...

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