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After Amazon, Now Wayfair Found to Sell Bath Mats with Hindu Deities May 18, 2019 11:06

Days after Hindus expressed an outcry about online retail giant Amazon for selling bath mats and toilet seat covers with images of Hindu gods, another website has been found to be selling similar products. Wayfair.com,…

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Donald Trump Wants U.S.-Mexico Border Wall Painted Black with Spikes May 18, 2019 10:11

President Donald Trump wants the wall along the Mexican border, which he proposed, to be made of steel with spikes and painted black to make it difficult for immigrants to climb, according to a media…

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Build America Visa: Trump’s New Policy to Replace Existing Green Card System May 17, 2019 17:54

President Donald Trump has unveiled the "Build America Visa" program, which would replace the existing Green Card system. The proposed change is part of the new merit and points-based immigration system, which would rejig the…

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Kamala Harris Invokes Indian Heritage in Response to Trump’s Immigration Plan May 17, 2019 15:14

The first Indian origin Senator Kamala Harris criticized President Donald Trump's merit-based immigration plan saying it was "short-sighted" and invoked her unique background as a Democratic candidate for the White House in 2020. Trump on…

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All You Need to Know About Trump’s New Immigration Plan Proposal Favoring Skills over Family Ties May 17, 2019 12:13

President Donald Trump on Thursday announced his plan to prioritize high-skilled immigrants and curtail family-based migration. However, the proposal is still light on details and faces earnest challenges in Congress. "Our proposal is pro-American, pro-immigrant,…

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Sikh Community Slams Luxurious Brand Gucci over Turbans Retailed at Nordstrom May 16, 2019 15:21

Popular luxury chain Nordstrom put on sale the turbans by luxury fashion label Gucci but the Sikh community seemingly is not too pleased about it. The product, called the Indy Full Turban, comes at a…

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7 Indian Pharma Companies Named in U.S. Lawsuit for Inflating Prices of Generic Medicine May 16, 2019 10:16

The United States has named seven Indian pharmaceutical companies in an antitrust lawsuit filed by 44 states in the U.S., accusing them of colluding with the Israeli pharma company Teva Pharmaceuticals, which in turn, colluded…

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Over 200 Indians Surrendered Citizenship in 2018 May 15, 2019 15:47

More than 200 Indians surrendered their citizenship in the year 2018, according to the Union Home Ministry. The number of citizens who gave up their citizenship in the year 2018 is higher than the combined…

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U.S. Senators Introduce Bill to Ban Chinese Military Scientists from American Labs May 15, 2019 10:25

A bipartisan group of lawmakers in the United States has introduced a bill in both the U.S. House of Representatives and the Senate seeking to prohibit individuals employed or sponsored by the Chinese military institutions…

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Mumbai Girl First in the World to Cross Atlantic Ocean in Light Sports Aircraft May 15, 2019 09:57

Captain Aarohi Pandit, a 23-year-old pilot from Mumbai, has successfully crossed the Atlantic Ocean solo in a Light Sports Aircraft (LSA) becoming the world’s first woman to cross the second largest of the world’s oceans…

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77 Indian Hikers on Their Way to World’s Highest Mt Everest Peak May 14, 2019 17:25

As spring’s climbing season came into effect, 41 teams of Nepali and foreign climbers, including 77 Indian Indian hikers have embarked on a three-month expedition on Tuesday to reach the world’s highest peak - Mount…

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Over a Dozen Indian American Students Named 2019 U.S. Presidential Scholars May 14, 2019 09:57

The United States Department of Education has announced the names of 161 students selected as the 2019 U.S. Presidential scholars and once again Indian American students excelled with their academic brilliance. The results declared last…

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