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Indian-origin doctor appointed as New York health commissioner

Dr Dave A Chokshi, a 39-year-old Indian-origin physician with expertise in public health, has been appointed as New York City's new health...

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Our 65-day forced vacation during the COVID-19 pandemic

The COVID-19 crisis has hit the world far harder than anyone could have expected. And for this correspondent it has been no different. My...

Covid-19 Analysis & Commentary

In Pics: Returning on the repatriation flight from Newark to New Delhi

After a three-week trip turned into a 65-day sojourn in the United States for my family due to the COVID-19 travel ban, we finally managed...

Covid-19

Indian government to soon take decision on lifting OCI cardholders' travel ban

The Indian government indicated that it would soon take an appropriate decision on the issue even as consulates in the USA assured...

Global

New York tells residents to wear masks in public

Governor Andrew Cuomo has ordered residents to wear masks in public where social distancing is not possible.

Covid-19

11 Indians die of COVID-19 in US

At least 11 Indian-origin residents in the United States have died of COVID-19 with another 16 testing positive for the infection which has...

Covid-19

US COVID-19 death toll touches 3000, New York governor begs for help

Of the over 3000 deaths in the US, 1200 are from New York alone, prompting Governor Andrew Cuomo to issue an urgent appeal for medical...

Covid-19

US goes past China, Spain and Italy in number of COVID-19 cases

More than 82,000 people in the United States have tested positive for COVID-19, with a death toll of over 1100.

Covid-19

In Pics: Republic Day celebrations from around the world

Indians across the world enthusiastically celebrated the 71st Republic Day and participated in various cultural events, including unfurling...

Global

Outgoing Indian Ambassador to US lauds Trump’s role in strengthening Indo-US ties

Indian Ambassador to the United States Harsh Vardhan Shringla called on President Donald Trump at the Oval Office at the end of his term,...

USA

Indian diaspora in Singapore, US, UK and 5 other countries interact with Jaishankar on Pravasi Bharatiya Divas

To mark Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (PBD) on Thursday, India’s External Affairs Minister Dr S Jaishankar held an interactive group digital...

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Two Indian-origin women appointed as New York court judges

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio has appointed two Indian-origin women attorneys as judges to the criminal and civil courts in the city.

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Padma Lakshmi’s reply to New Yorker post tagging her as Priyanka Chopra goes viral

Indian-origin celebrity host and model Padma Lakshmi called out The New Yorker magazine for tagging a photo of hers as Priyanka Chopra.

Entertainment

Indian-origin comics to debut at the New York Comedy Festival

Indian-origin standup comedians will make their debut at the New York Comedy Festival (NYCF), under the banner of 'Made in India', at...

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India-Singapore bonhomie over a cup of coffee in New York

Foreign Ministers of India and Singapore, S Jaishankar and Vivian Balakrishnan enjoyed a coffee break amidst meetings on the sidelines of...

Global

Drama in New York as Pakistan Foreign Minister boycotts Jaishankar’s SAARC address

Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi boycotted S Jaishankar's opening statement at the meeting of the SAARC Council of Foreign...

Global

Singapore ranked 40, New Delhi and Mumbai not in top 100 in the 2019 Global Liveability Index

The Economist Intelligence Unit's 2019 Global Liveability Index assesses 140 cities across the globe.

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India Day Parade in New York to honour sacrifice of Armed Forces

This year’s India Day Parade in New York will honour valour and the sacrifices made by the Armed Forces and will be held on August 18.

USA

Hindu priest attack: Indian diplomats praise US authorities actions

Top Indian diplomats in the US have expressed gratitude to the authorities for their support and quick action following the attack on a...

USA

Indian-origin art dealer charged in New York for smuggling USD 146 million in antiquities

Indian-origin art dealer Subhash Kapoor faced a new criminal complaint filed this week by the Manhattan District Attorney’s office.

USA

In Pics: A day out in New York City - the busiest city in the world

Summer is finally here in New York city. The city that never sleeps is now filled with excitement and a sense of purpose.

USA

Singapore ranked third in Mercer cost of living survey; Hong Kong tops list

Singapore was the third most expensive city for expatriates in the world while Hong Kong topped the list - for the second consecutive year -...

Global

Yoga movement in Times Square: From three to thousands

A Yoga demonstration by three people in 2003 in pouring rain at Times Square, also called the crossroads of the world, is now a movement...

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