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Ahead of PM Modi's visit, India holds 'Make in India' fortnight in Germany

Apr 01 2015

Ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Germany next month, a ‘Make in India’ fortnight has been held near here which included a series of events highlighting initiatives to make India a preferred investment destination. The Indian Consulate in Frankfurt, in close cooperation with the city authorities of Cologne, about 190 kilometres from here, organised a grand road show o...

Malaysian police investigates death threats to Ravi Shankar

Mar 30 2015

Malaysian police is investigating a letter purportedly sent by the Islamic State (ISIS) militant group, threatening to kill Indian spiritual guru Sri Sri Ravi Shankar who was in Penang over the weekend. Inspector-General of Police Khalid Abu Bakar confirmed that a letter was sent to meditation and spiritual guru over the weekend when he was in Penang for a yoga festival and talk attended b...

TANTEX Sahitya Vedika - 92 Va Sadassu

Mar 24 2015

TANTEX Sahitya Vedika - 92 Va Sadassuతెలుగుసాహిత్యంలోహాస్యం - టాంటెక్స్ "నెలనెలాతెలుగువెన్నెల" లోనవ్&...

New Indian leadership has energised Indo-US ties: Official

Mar 20 2015

The US remains heavily engaged with India and the strategic relationship between the two countries has energised under the new leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, a top Pentagon commander has said. "Last year, India held the largest election in its history. With new leadership in place, India is energising the US-India strategic partnership," Admiral Samuel J Locklear United...

TANTEX UGADI UTSAVALU MARCH, 2015

Mar 19 2015

శ్రీమన్మధనామసంవత్సరాన్నిస్వాగతిస్తూ 'ఉత్తరటెక్సాస్తెలుగుసij...

Gandhi statue unveiled in Britain

Mar 16 2015

Gandhi's 9-foot statue was unveiled jointly by British Prime Minister David Cameron and Finance Minister Arun Jaitley as chants of "Raghupati Raghav Raja Ram", a popular bhajan that was the Father of the nation's favourite, reverberated in the air. A galaxy of political leaders were present at the event along with Bollywood legend Amitabh Bachchan and Gandhi's grandson Gopalkrishna Gan...

PM Narendra Modi among 30 most influential people on internet: Time

Mar 11 2015

The list, which analysed social-media followings, site traffic and overall ability to drive news, also includes British author of the Harry Potter series JK Rowling and singers Taylor Swift and Beyonce. Time said the Indian Prime Minister has roughly 38 million followers on social networking sites Twitter and Facebook, putti...

Hundreds in Australia mourn Indian woman stabbed to death

Mar 11 2015

Hundreds of people on Wednesday gathered in the Australian city of Sydney to pay tributes to an Indian woman who was stabbed to death last week. 41-year-old Prabha Arun Kumar, an IT consultant from Bangalore, was brutally stabbed to death on Saturday night in a Sydney suburb just 300 metres from her home. Despite bad weather, people ...

ICC Cricket World Cup: India continue winning streak, thrash Ireland by 8 wickets

Mar 10 2015

India beat Ireland by eight wickets to record their fifth win in as many World Cup Pool B matches in Hamilton on Tuesday. The defending champions bowled Ireland out for 259 in 49 overs before openers Shikhar Dhawan smashed 100 and partner Rohit Sharma 64 as India chased down the target in 36.5 overs on a batting-friendly pitch at Seddon Park. The pair shared an Indian World Cup record o...

Indian-American to run for US Congress in 2016 polls

Mar 10 2015

The 56-year-old Democrat plans to be in fray for the US House of Representatives seat being vacated by Congressman Chris Van Hollen. "I am announcing today that I'm running for the open 8th Congressional District of Maryland to help rebuild our middle class, restore hope in the American dream, and grow our economy so that everyone has an opportunity to thrive and the freedom to live as...

Hindu leaders upset with New York Mayor for not including Diwali as holiday

Mar 05 2015

Hindu community leaders in the US have expressed their disappointment over a decision by the city administration here of excluding Diwali from its list of school holidays. They have accused the mayor of falling short of his responsibility to equally represent all New Yorkers. New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio yesterday announced that the city is adding the Muslim holy days of Eid ul-F...

Facebook blocks boy who questioned Obama's love for US

Mar 05 2015

Facebook has blocked the account of a 12-year-old boy from Georgia who posted a YouTube video that questions US President Barack Obama's love for the country. CJ Pearson, the self-proclaimed conservative, defended former New York mayor Rudy Giuliani for his recent comments that Obama does not love US in the three-minute video that has gone viral. "Today I just want to applaud Mayor Rud...

World's first all-electric communications satellites launched

Mar 02 2015

US-based Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX) has successfully launched a Falcon 9 rocket carrying the world’s first all-electric communications satellites into orbit. Blasted off from the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in California on March 1, the rocket carried two satellites, built by Boeing, for French satellite provider Eutelsat and Asia Broadcast Satellite (ABS). The satelli...

Bihar has produced number of poet, writers and scholars, including Aster Gayavi urdu poet and Nikita

Nov 03 2014

Bihar has produced number of poet, writers and scholars, including Aster Gayavi urdu poet and NikitaBihar has produced a number of poet, writers and scholars, including Aster Gayavi urdu poet from Gaya, Nikita singh great author the great writer and Buddhist scholar Hrishikesh Sulabh are the prominent writers of the new generation. The later is a short story writer, playwright and theatre critic. Arun Kamal and Aalok Dhanwa are the well-known poets. Different regional languages also ha...

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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