Neera Tanden accepts defeat; Biden promises another job (Ld)
  • Neera Tanden accepts defeat; Biden promises another job (Ld)(11:46)
    By Arul Louis

    New York, March 3 (IANS) Indian-American Neera Tanden, who had alienated politicians on all sides, has withdrawn her nomination for a cabinet position, but US President Joe Biden has promised her another job that will not need Senate approval.

Biden appoints Indian-American Director of WH Military Office
Conservatives clash on Indian-American Associate AG nominee
  • Conservatives clash on Indian-American Associate AG nominee(03:54)
    By Arul Louis

    New York, March 2 (IANS) With the nomination of the Indian-American cabinet nominee, Neera Tandon, deadlocked, the focus is now on Vanita Gupta, who is soon to face the Senate for confirmation as the third highest-ranking official in the Justice Department.

Dubai Hindu temple to virtually celebrate Shivratri
  • Dubai Hindu temple to virtually celebrate Shivratri(14:16)

    Dubai, March 1 (IANS) The Hindu temple in Dubai will virtually celebrate the upcoming Maha Shivratri festival virtually this year in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic, while the premises will be closed to prevent the spread of the virus, according to a media report.

UAE: Rebuked Indian teen scripts 'missing' drama
  • UAE: Rebuked Indian teen scripts 'missing' drama(13:10)

    Dubai, Feb 27 (IANS) A 15-year-old Indian girl who went missing after her mobile phone was confiscated by her parents, was found hours later hiding on the rooftop of their Dubai home, police said on Saturday.

UAE: Indian expats' plea for Covid tests exemption gains momentum
Overseas groups trying to hijack farmers' stir: Indo-Canadian bodies
25 Indian priests in Kathmandu for 'Kshama Puja'
  • 25 Indian priests in Kathmandu for 'Kshama Puja'(16:42)

    Kathmandu, Feb 23 (IANS) At least 25 special priests from various sacred temples of South India have reached Kathmandu to perform 'Kshama Puja' (forgiveness worship) at Pashupatinath temple in Kathmandu as the authorities have started work to replace the existing silver jalhari of the temple with gold-plated jalhari.

South Asian group mobilises for Tanden as Biden stands by her
Dubai boy who made Modi's portrait receives letter of praise from PM
  • Dubai boy who made Modi's portrait receives letter of praise from PM(15:24)

    Dubai, Feb 22 (IANS) A Dubai-based 14-year-old boy from Kerala who had made a six-layered stencil portrait of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi as a gift to him on the occasion of the country's Republic Day, has received a letter of appreciation from the latter who told him that the sketch reflects his love and affection for the nation.

Singapore: Indian test Covid-positive despite 2 negative tests
Indian-origin pharma exec gets 41 months in prison for fraud sales
Bhim Army chief in TIME's emerging leaders list
  • Bhim Army chief in TIME's emerging leaders list(12:04)

    New Delhi, Feb 19 (IANS) Five Indian-origin personalities, including Chandra Shekhar Aazad of the Bhim Army are part of the TIME magazines annual list of 100 "emerging leaders who are shaping the future".

Indian-American Swati Mohan spearheads NASA rover landing on Red Planet
US immigration reform bill will cut green card wait for Indians
  • US immigration reform bill will cut green card wait for Indians(01:58)
    By Arul Louis

    New York, Feb 19 (IANS) Democrats introduced on Thursday a comprehensive immigration reform bill that wants to allow more permanent immigrant status or green cards for professional Indians, who have the longest wait for immigration, and cut their wait times.

Adequate spacing between births may reduce stunting in India
Usha Rao-Monari appointed UN Under Secretary General
  • Usha Rao-Monari appointed UN Under Secretary General(23:52)
    By Arul Louis

    United Nations, Feb 17 (IANS) Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has appointed investment professional Usha Rao-Monari as an Under Secretary General and the associate administrator of the UN Development Programme (UNDP).

Indian victims of Dubai warehouse blaze move Kerala HC
Indian-origin UK minister in India for climate talks
Dubai Indian Consulate asks expats not to visit mission
Modi's vaccine promise to Canada breaks irritants: Indo-Canada Chamber
Indian-American cabinet nominee sorry for tweets about Republicans
Indians advised against travel to Saudi, Kuwait via UAE
  • Indians advised against travel to Saudi, Kuwait via UAE(14:00)

    Abu Dhabi, Feb 9 (IANS) The Embassy of India in Abu Dhabi has advised Indian citizens against travelling to Saudi Arabia and Kuwait via the United Arab Emirates due to "Covid-related restrictions on incoming passengers" imposed in the two countries.

Indian boy becomes UAE's youngest hair donor for cancer patients
Biden cancels Trump's nomination of Indian American as judge

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