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India ranks 117 out of 158 nations on global happiness index

Apr 24 2015

India has not fared well in a global ranking of the happiest nations, coming in at the 117th spot out of 158 countries on the index that took into account GDP percapita, life expectancy, social support and freedom to make life choices as indicators of happiness. Switzerland has been named the most happiest country in the world, coming in at the number one spot on the 2015 World Happ...

TANTEX 93 Sahitya Vedika

Apr 24 2015

TANTEX 93 Sahitya Vedikaటాంటెక్స్సాహిత్యవేదికపైశాస్త్రీయ విశ్లేషణ లో తడిసి మురిసిన కవ...

'Lashkar's tech chief sets up 26/11-style control room in jail'

Apr 22 2015

Pakistan-based terror group LeT's technology chief Zarrar Shah and his fellow militants continue to direct terrorist activity from behind bars under ISI's watch, setting up in jail a control room like the one in Karachi to oversee the 26/11 Mumbai attacks, a report said. A report in Frontline titled 'The Hidden Intelligence Breakdowns Behind the Mumbai Attacks' says six years after the 26/...

Walk commemorating Gandhi organised in South Africa

Apr 20 2015

Over 3,000 people from all walks of life participated in an annual charity walk here to honour Mahatma Gandhi who proposed his philosophy of Satyagraha while living in South Africa. Ministers, beauty queens and media personalities joined families in the 30th anniversary celebrations of the Gandhi Walk hosted on in the spra...

India, China run by forceful leaders today: TIME

Apr 17 2015

Both India and China are today run by "forceful leaders" eager to put their "stamp on history", with Prime Minister Narendra Modi working to lead from the front after Manmohan Singh's decade of "increasingly listless rule", according to TIME magazine. PM Modi was named by TIME among the 100 most influential people in the world in its annual list on Thursday, with US President Barack...

India can be key contributor to US growth: top US official

Apr 16 2015

India can be an important contributor to the US' growth and its own development directly benefits American businesses, a top Obama Administration trade official has said. "India can be an important contributor to continued US economic growth. Our trade with India correlates nicely with India's own GDP growth rate. India's growth thus directly benefits US exporters and creates jobs i...

PUNJABI CULTURE SHOWCASED AT "RANGLA PUNJAB 2015

Apr 12 2015

The Punjabi Cultural Society of Chicago (PCS) www.PCSChicago.org presented their flagship annual event “Rangla Punjab 2015” to celebrate Vaisakhi festival on Saturday April 4, 2015, at Meadows Club Banquet Hall in Rolling Meadows, Illinois. More than 200 participants rendered 22 spectacular variety acts in a talent show attended by more than 1000. Dr. Bhupinder Singh Saini of Advanced Pa...

Narendra Modi, Angela Merkel to jointly inaugurate Hanover industrial fair 2015

Apr 10 2015

he country will have a unique opportunity to present the 'Make in India' initiative and its technological prowess at the world's largest industrial fair Hanover Messe, German Ambassador to India Michael Steiner said in New Delhi on Wednesday. Prime Minister Narendra Modi and German Chancellor Angela Merkel will jointly inaugurate on Sunday this year's Hanover fair where India is the partne...

India elected to four key subsidiary bodies of UN agency ECOSOC

Apr 09 2015

India has been elected to four key subsidiary bodies of the United Nations' agency on economic and social issues, continuing its impressive record of winning elections at the world body. India was elected by acclamation, a form of election that does not use a ballot, to the subsidiary bodies of the UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) during its coordination and management meetin...

Russian man may become first person to have head transplant

Apr 09 2015

A 30-year-old Russian computer scientist with a rare, genetic muscle wasting disease is set to become the first person in the world to have his head transplanted onto a healthy donor body. Valery Spiridonov, from Vladimir, has approached Italian surgeon Dr Sergio Canavero who recently claimed to have developed a technique that would allow the world's first human head transplant to t...

US H1-B visa cap reached within 5 days for 3rd straight year

Apr 08 2015

The US today said it has reached the cap for the much-coveted H-1B work visas for 2016 within the first five days for the third consecutive year and will now conduct a lottery system to allocate the visas highly popular among IT professionals from countries like India. The US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) said it has reached the congressionally mandated H-1B cap for fiscal y...

Obama reaffirms support for India's UN Security Council bid

Apr 08 2015

US President Barack Obama has reaffirmed support for India's candidature for permanent membership of a reformed UN Security Council and considers continued strengthening of the relationship with New Delhi as a foreign policy "priority". "I think what the President said was in the context of a reformed Security Council that the President would support the inclusion of India in that p...

PM Modi launches national air quality index to monitor pollution level

Apr 06 2015

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday launched national air quality index to monitor pollution level in 10 cities here at a two-day Environment Ministry conference which will be attended by state environment and forest ministers. The index will provide information on the quality of air in 10 major cities in the country, including Delhi and Mumbai. Delhi's air pollution has been in ...

Baby born without a nose

Apr 06 2015

Baby Eli Thompson came into this world perfectly healthy on March 4, but with one distinction that he didn't have a nose. Weighing 6 pounds and 8 ounces, baby Eli was born without a nose, nasal passage or sinus cavities. The disorder, called complete congenital arhinia, is so rare, experts say there are only 38...

An egg a day may keep diabetes away

Apr 06 2015

If you love eggs, there is good news for you. Egg consumption could reduce the risk of Type-2 diabetes, says a new research. The study, published in American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, found that men who ate approximately four eggs per week had a 37 percent lower risk of Type-2 diabetes than men who only ate one egg a week. Type-2 diabetes is becoming increasingly widespread through...

Tantex Ugadi Sambaralu

Apr 03 2015

Tantex Ugadi Sambaraluడాలస్ లోటాంటెక్స్ ఉగాది ఉత్సవాలు:అపూర్వ స్పందనతో అంబరాన్ని తాకి...

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...

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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