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Twitter's Resident Grievance Officer In India Quits

Twitter's interim resident grievance officer for India has stepped down, leaving the micro-blogging site without a grievance official as mandated by the new IT rules to address complaints from Indian subscribers. The source said that Dharmendra Chatur, who was recently appointed as interim resident grievance officer for India by Twitter, has quit from the post. Twitter declined to comment.

 
 
Sikh NRI Killed During California Railyard Shooting

SAN JOSE – A 36 year old Taptejdeep Singh Gill got killed in the shooting that took place in California rail yard. Eight other persons, besides the shooter, were killed in the incident. Taptejdeep Singh Gill, who migrated to the US in 2005, was a light rail operator.

Joe Biden Orders Intelligence Report On Covid Origins Within 90 Days

According to Joe Biden, agencies are currently split over the two possible sources for the virus that swept the planet over the past year.

MEHBUB KAPADIA — The Master Vaccinator

CHICAGO – In community, utter 'Covid-19,' and ‘Mehbub Kapadia’ will resonate. Right, left, or center, you find Dr Mehbub Kapadia vaccinating people. He has carried out 75000 tests and vaccinated over 100,000 people ever since he started this endeavor late last year. He is owner of the 30-year-old Prism Holistic Care, Chicago’s leading entity.

Oak Brookers Rejoice Suresh Reddy’s Victory Over A Dosa Party

OAK BROOK – Defying the Corona scare, Oak Brook residents flocked to Suresh Reddy’s Dosa Party where he and his wife Leela Reddy thanked the residents and supporters for electing him Village’s Trustee. Jim Nagle who also won as Oak Brook’s Trustee was present. Also present was Trustee Asif Yusuf.

DRINKERS’ DELIGHT: Spring Event at Schaumburg Indian Grill. 01 May

CHICAGO – Chicago’s liquor seller, Niranjan Patel is throwing a party to all the liquor store merchants coming 01 May 2021. The get-together is being organized at opulent Schaumburg Indian Grill located in the prime business district of Schaumburg. The day-long two-stage reception commences at 5 pm and continues till late night.

Dr Suresh Reddy Elected Oak Brook Trustee. Trustee Moin Saiyed Calls It "Landslide"

CHICAGO - Dr Suresh Reddy has been elected one of the Trustees of the Village of Oak Brook in the 06 April 2021 polls. Dr Reddy was on the 3-candidate slate that its team-leader Dr Gopal Lalmalani had pushed into the elections. All three won. The other two victors are: Laurence Herman, and Jim Nagle. Dr Suresh Reddy secured 20.2 percent of the total votes polled. Of the six contestants, he ranked at third position. Dr Suresh Reddy replaces Trustee Moin Saiyed, a known face in the Oak Brook polity who finishes his 4-year term. Moin Saiyed was first elected in the year 2007.

FIA President Rajesh Patel Gives Facelift to the FIA. 'Visa-Passport Question Answer Session' on 15 April 2021 Announced

SCHAUMBURG – The Federation of India Associations (FIA) has announced its Year-2021 programs of which the ‘India Independence Day Car Rally’ is the star attraction. It was announced at the press conference that was convened at the Schaumburg Banquet Hall here on 07 April 2021. FIA President Rajesh Patel presided over the Press Conference. Rajesh Patel said that the year 2021 is going to witness a long series of events that shall attract an active community involvement. FIA Executive present at the Press Conference included: Rajesh Patel, Hemant Patel, Sohan Joshi, Vinod Patel, Prachi Jaitley, Amar Upadhyay, Hina Patel, and Tribhuvan Gaur.

Mir Ali Hosts First Live Chicago Concert Post-Pandemic. Launches Rizwana Zareen; Honors Ustad Puran Vyas

CHICAGO – At the first ever live concert in Chicago, its organizer Mir Ali Launched a California-based singer Dr Rizwana Zareen; and also honored Ustad Puran Vyas, Chicago famous Tabla maestro. The dinner-concert was organized at a brilliantly decorated banquet hall at the outskirts of Chicago in Lombard. Being the first live concert of the post-Pandemic era, the event attracted a big audience.

Hailey Bieber launches her YouTube channel

Supermodel Hailey Bieber launched her own YouTube channel with OBB Pictures on Friday. The channel will offer an inside look into the model's skincare routine, travels, and challenges with A-list friends and stylists.

Biden rescinds Trump visa ban. Relief to Green Card applicants

US President Joe Biden on Wednesday revoked a proclamation from his predecessor that blocked many green card applicants from entering the United States. Former President Donald Trump issued the ban last year. President Biden has pledged to reverse many of Trump's hardline immigration policies.

U.S. Supreme Court shuns election-related disputes

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday steered clear of more cases involving bids by President Donald Trump and some Republican allies to overturn his election loss and turned away a Democratic effort to expand mail-in voting in Texas.

Of Opioid Addiction, And Indian Americans In US

On 5th July 2020, Ikonkar Manmohan Singh Sandhu, a young 23 year old boy, died from an opioid overdose in Michigan just months before he was to be married. He is by no means an isolated case in the Indian American community. A small group of doctors are sounding the alarm on the nation’s opioid crisis. Dr Arun Gupta is one of those who is urging health authorities to wake up to this catastrophe, which is ripping through communities with scant regard for race, gender, educational level or financial standing.

DEMOCRATS WIN GEORGIA US SENATE SEAT. RAPHAEL WARNOCK DECLARED WINNER

Democrats were on the verge of taking control of the U.S. Senate early Wednesday morning after Raphael Warnock was declared the winner in his Georgia runoff election with GOP Sen. Kelly Loeffler, and Jon Ossoff pulled into the lead in his race with Republican Sen. David Perdue.

Rejecting Trump veto, Republican-led Senate backs defense bill TREASURIES OUTLOOK-U.S. yields little changed to higher; focus on stimulus checks California becomes first US state to surpass 2 million COVID-19 cases Biden's Pick: General Lloyd Austin To Be US Defense Secretary Jill Biden, Joe's chief protector, stepping up as first lady Joe Biden chooses Antony Blinken, defender of global alliances, as Secretary of State Indian-American Mala Adiga Appointed As Jill Biden's Policy Director Biden turns to coronavirus as Trump fights to overturn election Bush congratulates Biden, says election was 'fundamentally fair' and 'its outcome is clear' Joe Biden's granddaughter Naomi shares delightful family pic after his win. JOSEPH BIDEN Jr. ELECTED 46TH PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA Stop the count: Angry Trump supporters converge on vote centers in Michigan, Arizona US Election 2020 Results: No winner yet; vote counting continues in tense American presidential race Democrats fail to flip legislatures with some votes still pending Harley-Davidson's Stunning E-Bike Coming Up Next New York honors Punjabi community, co-names street as Punjab Avenue US Presidential debate: Biden's focus will be on plans to recover from COVID, re-build economy, says Sabrina Singh Exclusive: U.S. trial of AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine may resume this week - sources US welcomes India's formal invitation to Australia for annual Exercise Malabar US sanctions six Chinese companies for trade with Iran Trump signs bills to honour war veterans Jennifer Lopez, Alex Rodriguez endorse Joe Biden for President US Election 2020 | More than 10 million early votes in presidential polls: Study Donald Trump undergoing Remdesivir therapy at military hospital; says ‘doing well’ The way forward to Mars Call it 'China virus', coronavirus sounds like a 'beautiful place' in Italy, says Donald Trump Why the Indian American voter matters to both Trump and Biden Donald Trump pledges woman for US Supreme Court seat, pushes Senate to move on pick US stock market sees worst fall since June, tech selloff forces S&P 500, Nasdaq into reverse US says it won’t join global effort to find COVID-19 vaccine