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US approves $1.867 billion Integrated Air Defense Weapon System Sale to India

WASHINGTON – USA has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to India of an Integrated Air Defense Weapon System (IADWS) for an estimated cost of $1.867 billion.  The Defense Security Cooperation Agency delivered the required certification notifying Congress of this possible sale on February 7, 2020.

Kuwait Airways honors travel agents with appreciation awards

NEW YORK - Christine Al-Wazzan, Regional Director of the Kuwait Airways has honored some of its travel agents at a ceremony in a Manhattan, New York. Many officials of the Kuwait Airways attended the Award Ceremony.

Lack of WhatsApp Group ethics makes your group no better than a dustbin

After administrating a couple of WhatsApp groups, including those of professionals, formals, and non-formals, I have come to an interesting conclusion that steadily but eventually the WhatsApp groups have turned into a centre of egoism, jingoism and groups. 

Anti-Human Trafficking Conference In Naperville. Nov 3 to 6

NAPERVILLE - SAFE Coalition for Human Rights (SAFECHR) is scheduled to host their 4th annual Global Anti-Human Trafficking Conference from November 3rd-6th at the Double Tree by Hilton, in Naperville-Lisle. This highly interactive networking and educational skills-enhancing conference attracts 300 attendees from over 70 countries with the intent to foster meaningful discussions and problem-solving breakout sessions. 

 

European Parliament delegation to visit Kashmir today for first-hand information

The Narendra Modi government has agreed to host 23 members of the European Parliament, currently on a visit to India, in the Kashmir Valley on Tuesday so they can see first-hand the ground situation in the region after the nullification of Article 370, which gave Jammu & Kashmir special status.

No US visa for immigrants who can't pay for health insurance

WASHINGTON —US President Trump has issued a proclamation, effective Nov. 3, ordering consular officers to bar immigrants seeking to live in the United States unless they “will be covered by approved health insurance” or can prove that they have “the financial resources to pay for reasonably foreseeable medical costs.”

Abducted NRI Found Dead In His Car

WASHINGTON - Abducted California based millionaire NRI Tushar Atre has been found dead inside his BMW car. Atre, 50—owner of digital marketing company AtreNet Inc which caters to Silicon Valley corporate businesses—was kidnapped from his house around 3 am "during a crime" on Tuesday, the Santa Cruz county sheriff's office said, adding that he was last seen getting into his white BMW.

Jaishankar, Pelosi Attend Mahatma Gandhi Birth Anniversary Event in USA

WASHINGTON DC – A one-day exhibition on the life and teachings of Mahatma Gandhi was held at the Library of Congress on 02 October 2019 as part of the ongoing celebrations of the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi. India’s US Embassy organized a commemorative event on 02 October 2019. Speaker of the US House, Nancy Pelosi was the Guest of Honor. India’s External Affairs Minister Dr. S Jaishankar and Speaker Pelosi addressed the gathering.

MCC celebrates 'Inclusiveness’ on its 50th anniversary

CHICAGO - The Muslim Community Center, Chicago organization celebrated its 50th anniversary on Saturday, September 21st, 2019 with its annual gala, appropriately titled “MCC a Welcoming inclusive and well governed organization.” At the gala, MCC presented its Award to Amanat Ullah Ansari and Syeda Afifa Quadri. This award is for their commitment to serving those in need, and their commitment to personal development and represented community roles.

INDIA COLLECTION UNVEILED AT NORWALK LIBRARY

CONNECTICUT - Norwalk Public Library in Connecticut unveiled India Collection at its main library at One Belden Ave on Sunday, November 15th. The books were donated by Govt. of India. It was an initiative of the Connecticut Chapter of the Global Organization of People of Indian Origin (GOPIO-CT).

Indian-American indicted for using ban device bump stock with his gun

An Indian-American man has been indicted in the U.S. for possessing a bump stock attached to his rifle, the first known case since the device was banned by the Trump administration earlier this year.

Controversy still persists how did Americans reached Osama bin Laden?

Prime Minister Imran Khan said in Washington in August that Pakistan had informed the US about Osama bin Laden’s presence in Abbottabad and thought that it was therefore unfair on the part of the US to covertly attack Abbottabad and take out the al Qaeda leader without informing Pakistan.

Neeta Bhushan Rids Indian Consulate of Corruption

CHICAGO - A high profile Indian Foreign Service Officer, Neeta Bhushan is a woman of steel. Currently she is the Consul General of India at Chicago. Her legacy as CG will be that corruption shall not revisit Chicago's Indian Consulate, and it shall forever remain a "guardian" to the NRIs.

Trump imposes toughest sanctions on Iran

The Trump administration’s tough new sanctions on Iran took effect on Monday but eight major importers of Iranian oil were spared from immediate penalties.

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