DEFEXPO 2022 INDIA Ministry of Defence

 

United States Secretary of State Antony Blinken. (File Photo: Arul Louis)

US designates Pakistan, along with China, Russia and Saudi Arabia, as religious freedom violators

“We will continue to carefully monitor the status of freedom of religion or belief in every country around the world and advocate for those facing religious persecution or discrimination”, Blinken said. 

Bangladesh’s signal backend contribution to FIFA World Cup 2022

Bangladeshis living abroad play have played a vital role in building Qatar's infrastructure and executing the World Cup's many activities. 

Can two Indian American women run for US president in 2024? Nikki Haley hints she may contest; Kamala Harris's fortunes tied to Biden

In her Sunday speech, Nimrata Nikki Randhawa Haley, the daughter of a turban-wearing Sikh immigrant from India, repeatedly emphasised her status as a racial minority in a party associated with whiteness and said it should reach out to minorities – Hispanics, Asians, African Americans and Jews.

Five-member Indian American 'Samosa Caucus' remains in US Congress with Ami Bera reelection

The last time there were five lawmakers of Indian origin in Congress was in 2020 when Kamala Harris was a senator before her election as Vice President.

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Indian, US officials discuss boosting India’s defence industry, accelerating indigenous production

“Kahl reaffirmed the importance of the US-India Major Defense Partnership to shaping the future of the Indo-Pacific”, he said.

Growing speculation about India’s peacemaking role in Ukraine

"Peacemaking could carve a more prominent place for India in the global order and possibly bring it closer to a long-sought prize of a fairer power distribution — a permanent seat on the United Nations Security Council", the paper said.

No one needs to sit in judgement on India’s position on Ukraine”: US Congressman

“You are a secret weapon for economic growth,” Congressman Himes told the Indian American community, and called them “the future of US innovations.”

Leading Indian Americans honored by New York City mayor

Mayor Adams in his remarks said that the Indian American community was very important to New York City.

Pakistan's top police officer Faisal Shahkar appointed United Nations Police Adviser

 Shahkar has most recently served as Team Leader within the United Nations Standing Police Capacity (2020-2021).

Pakistani suspected of al-Qaeda links released by US after 19-year detention without trial

Pakistan’s Foreign Ministry said, “We are glad that a Pakistani citizen detained abroad is finally reunited with his family”.

US and Bangladesh discuss labour laws' implementation

The objective of the meeting was to support Bangladeshi implementation of commitments to improve labor rights protections and to further economic cooperation between the United States and Bangladesh, it said.

Trinidad and Tobago showcases Indo-Trinidadian culture at Divali Nagar 2022

Trinidad and Tobago Minister of Tourism, Culture and the Arts, Randall Mitchell, said that Divali Nagar has made citizens more aware of the tradition associated with Hinduism and East Indian culture.

'Samosa Caucus' to have one more Indian American: Election of Shri Thanedar to US Congress almost certain

Thanedar said on his campaign site that he grew up in poverty in a family of ten in India and worked in odd jobs to support his family after his father retired.

With ambassador nomination languishing in Senate, US appoints yet another temporary envoy to India

Jones has experience in South Asia starting her foreign service career in Kabul, and later has been the deputy special representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan. Following the chaotic US withdrawal from Afghanistan last year, she was charged with helping Afghans fleeing the Taliban and resettling them here.  

Rich Indians targeted in US; Colombian illegal immigrants arrested in New York

Indians in US have recently been targets of hate crimes and murders.

Adventures of a cultured Indian in Europe: The life and time of Hiranmoy Ghoshal

Hiranmoy Ghoshal's diaries reflect, in a way, scholarly attempts to create and project Indian culture, especially in the context of engaging/clashing with the West and other powerful Asiatic cultures, which was an important aspect of the Indian nationalist movement.

India remains world’s fastest-growing major economy; Bangladesh to grow at 7.2 per cent; Sri Lanka’s economy will shrink

The IMF’s World Economic Outlook report released in Washington on Tuesday cut India’s growth rate by 0.6 per cent from the projection of 7.4 per cent made in July, but it kept the slower growth projection for next year at 6.1 per cent, which would still be the highest for major economies.

Unprecedented shocks rattle South Asia, dampening growth

Inflation in South Asia, caused by elevated global food and energy prices and trade restrictions that worsened food insecurity in the region, is expected to rise to 9.2 percent this year before gradually subsiding. The resulting squeeze on real income is severe, particularly for the region’s poor who spend a large share of their income on food.

Four kidnapped Indian-origin Sikh family members were killed in gruesome crime in US

Jasdeep Singh and Amandeep Singh were first led at gunpoint with their hands tied and driven away in Amandeep Singh’s truck.The suspect returned a few minutes later and took Jasleen Kaur and the baby in the same vehicle.

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