New York sources have stated that an Indian descent father was shot and injured while trying to protect his son from robbers who tried to force their way into his home here, according to media reports. Earlier on Sunday a man came to the home of Thakur Persaud in the Queens district of the city and when his 13 year old son answered the door he claimed to have a package for delivery.
Sources from Sanya have reported that India’s Manushi Chillar had won the coveted Miss World 2017 title at a glittering event here, ending 16 years of drought for India at the international pageant. According to sources Priyanka Chopra was the last winner from India in 2000. Accordingly Chillar, 21, looked emotional as the crown was placed on her head by Miss World 2016 winner Puerto Rico’s Stephanie Del Valle.
According to a report published by the US Department of State Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, the total number of Indian students now in the US stands at over 186,000, rising by more than 12% in the last one year. Meanwhile comprising 17.3% of all international students there, the Indian students are only behind China, which remains the top sender of students to the US since 2009-10 when it toppled India for the number one position.
New York sources have reported that according to media reports an Indian-American teenager has been killed in a road rage incident when a driver ran his truck over her after a minor collision in the city’s suburb of Levittown. Earlier on Sunday, police in Nassau County adjoining New York City were looking for the driver who allegedly attacked dental student Taranjit Parmar, 18, on Thursday.
New York sources have stated that two Indian American candidates have overcome bigoted propaganda to win local elections in New Jersey one of them as the Mayor of Hoboken. Meanwhile Ravi Bhalla was elected in Tuesday’s elections as the first Sikh Mayor of the town that is a suburb of New York City.
New York sources have reported that Manisha Singh, a lawyer and Congressional staffer, has won Senate approval to be the Assistant Secretary of State in charge of economic and business affairs, making her the second senior official of Indian descent in US diplomacy. Meanwhile the Senate voted unanimously for her appointment on Thursday during the same session that approved Kenneth Juster’s posting as Ambassador to India.
Washington sources have stated that authorities said an Indian man was re-arrested in the US after he was released from prison following the completion of his 10 year sentence for posing a threat to public safety. Meanwhile Jerald Peter Dsouza, 58, was arrested by the US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) after he was released from a jail where he was lodged for using the Internet to induce a minor, believed to be a 13 year old girl, to engage in criminal sexual activity.
New York sources have stated that a novel iPhone-based portable ultrasound machine that can help detect cancer easily at home has been developed by US researchers. Meanwhile the device called Butterfly IQ is a scanner of the size of an electric razor that can display black-and-white imagery of the body, when paired with an iPhone.
Washington sources have stated that India has emphatically risen with the US administration the issue of H1B and L1 visas, which have facilitated the entry Indian IT professionals, thereby, immensely benefiting the American economy, Commerce Minister Suresh Prabhu said.
Washington sources have stated that police have found the body of a child near the residence of 3-year-old Indian American Sherin Mathews who has been missing since October 7. Meanwhile, the investigators from the Richardson Police Department and the Federal Bureau of Investigation spent hours
New York sources have stated that a woman of Indian-descent was left to die in a car by the driver who left her behind after the vehicle caught fire in New York. According to sources the firefighters found the charred body of 25 year old Harleen Grewal early Friday morning.
Washington sources have stated that Nisha Biswal, a former US Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asian Affairs, will head the US India Business Council (USIBC), according to an official announcement. Meanwhile Myron Brilliant, US Chamber executive vice-president and head of International Affairs said “We are thrilled to welcome Nisha Biswal to the US-India Business Council and to the US Chamber team".
Washington sources have stated that officials said a three year old India born girl has gone missing in the US state of Texas after her father told her to stand outside their home in the middle of the night as punishment for not drinking her milk. Meanwhile Sherin Mathews was last seen by her father Wesley outside the family’s backyard in the 900 block of Sunningdale, the Richardson Police Department wrote on Facebook.
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According to sources in Mumbai, Tarun Ramadorai prefers to work out of his father's apartment in Malabar Hills. In Delhi, it's usually the offices of one of the many think tanks. Most of the time, though, he is in London, at the Imperial College Business School, where he works, teaches and researches financial economics.