HomeAmericas (Page 2)


NEW DELHI, (IANS) - Contract manufacturer Foxconn plans to invest $1.54 billion in India, as the country doubles down on local manufacturing. In a stock exchange filing, Foxconn said that the investment will help it fulfill “operational needs.” The company, however, did

LAS VEGAS, NV (IANS) - The friendly government policies and timely investments have given a much-needed boost to startups in the aerospace sector compared to other countries and the country is ripe for tremendous growth in the space industry over

The Foreign Policy report featured this illustration by Oriana Fenwick. India-West News Desk WASHINGTON, DC – The leading publication on world affairs with scholarly and analytical writing, ‘Foreign Policy’ has profiled Illinois Democrat Raja Krishnamoorthi’s leadership of the Congressional Select Committee on

NEW DELHI, (IANS) - The US is ready to help India build its own space station, said NASA chief Bill Nelson, who is on his maiden visit to the country. Nelson’s visit will mark a series of strategic discussions aimed at

The proprietary products include a range of strong and durable items such as plastic bags, straws, cups, and utensils. By REENA RATHORE INGLEWOOD, CA - As the world continues to find ways to beat plastic pollution that is contaminating the environment, new

India-West Staff Reporter RANCHO CORDOVA, CA – Suvidha International Foundation and Overseas Volunteers for a Better India joined forces to host a spectacular Diwali festival in Rancho Cordova, near Sacramento. The event drew a crowd of enthusiastic Indian Americans, transforming the

India-West Reporter LOS ANGELES, CA - The Music Matters Project, a non-profit organization founded by 10th Grader Mishka Aswani here, is making waves with its commitment to providing underprivileged children in India with the gift of music. Mishka's passion for music drove

WASHINGTON DC (ANI) - Republican presidential candidate Vivek Ramaswamy has questioned the current format of GOP debates and has proposed the Republican National Committee hold debates on social media platform X, the New York Post reported. His remarks come after the

DALLAS, TX (IANS) - Indian tech giant TCS has been asked by a jury in Dallas, Texas Federal court, to pay $210 million to US IT Services Firm DXC (formerly CSC) for alleged misappropriation of source code to develop TCS

NEW YORK, NY (IANS) - A group of Khalistani supporters heckled Indian Ambassador to the US, Taranjit Singh Sandhu outside a gurdwara in New York and accused him of killing Sikh hardliner Hardeep Singh Nijjar and "plotted to murder" Gurpatwant

TORONTO (IANS) - The 53-year-old physiotherapist here, already in an ongoing sexual assault investigation, is facing additional charges after more victims came forward, police said. Iraj Daneshvar was arrested on November 23 and charged with two additional counts of sexual assault

WASHINGTON, DC (IANS) – Indian American Reps have welcomed the four-day truce in the Israel-Hamas war, which has come into effect on November 24 after nearly seven weeks of intense fighting. Hamas has released hostages and the number would rise up

India-West Staff Reporter YORBA LINDA, CA - Local business owner Shivinder Singh has announced his candidacy for Yorba Linda City Council, vowing to champion a platform that prioritizes the preservation of Yorba Linda's unique identity. Singh, who now serves as the Chair

CINCINNATI, OH (IANS) - A 26-year-old Indian doctoral student at the University of Cincinnati was found shot dead inside his car. Aaditya Adlakha was driving on the Western Hills Viaduct, here, when his vehicle was hit multiple times with gunfire, Ohio-based

NEW DELHI, (IANS) - The spokesperson for the Ministry of External Affairs, Arindam Bagchi, said on November 22 that the US shared some inputs about a nexus between organized criminals, gun runners, terrorists, and others which are a cause of

KOLKATA, (IANS) - Uber will now run buses in Kolkata jointly with the West Bengal transport department. A memorandum of understanding (MoU) in this regard was signed between Uber and the transport department here on November 22. According to an Uber spokesman,

Rep.Brad Sherman (D-CA) (right) and American Jewish Committee Board of Governors member Robert Peckar (center) light the lamp. India-West Staff Reporter WASHINGTON, DC - BAPS Public Affairs and multiple partner organizations, including the Hindu American Foundation, the Asian American Hotel Owners Association,

TiE President Manjusha, Dharati, and Board Members on stage during the felicitation ceremony. India-West News Desk NEW YORK, NY - TiE New York (TiE NY), marked its 25th anniversary with a series of prestigious events that showcased its commitment to fostering entrepreneurship,

SAN FRANCISCO, CA (IANS) - In what looks like the final twist in the OpenAI saga, Sam Altman on November 22 said he is returning to the ChatGPT developing company with a new board and Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella’s support. In

The Indian High Commission in Ottawa  OTTAWA (ANI) - India has resumed electronic visa services for Canadian citizens, the High Commission of India in Canada announced on November 22. The notification released by the Indian High Commission in Canada said, "Holder of

WASHINGTON, DC (IANS) - US authorities thwarted a conspiracy to assassinate a Sikh separatist on American soil and issued a warning to India over concerns that it was involved in the plot, according to multiple people familiar with the case,

WASHINGTON, DC (IANS) - Numbering around 725,000, Indians form the third largest population of illegal immigrants in the US after Mexico and El Salvador, according to new Pew Research Center estimates. As of 2021, the research said the country's 10.5 million

NEW DELHI, (IANS) - The US sees India not only as a strategic partner but also as a key player in the “global conversation” to help resolve urgent issues to usher in durable peace, American Ambassador Eric Garcetti said here

BRUNSWICK, OH (IANS) - A 52-year-old man died on the spot after he was struck by a car here, highway patrol police said. Piyush Patel was walking south along substation road near Autumnwood Lane in Brunswick Hills when a southbound 2019

SHILLONG (ANI) - The 14th edition of the Indo-US Joint Special Forces exercise "Vajra Prahar 2023" commenced at the Joint Training Node, Umroi, on November 21, informed the Ministry of Defense. The US contingent is represented by personnel from the 1st

India-West News Desk FREMONT, CA - In the aftermath of the harrowing incident that unfolded on November 17, at around 4:47 p.m., Fremont police officers using surveillance footage and witness interviews have positively identified the perpetrator as 28-year-old Miguel Angel Villareal

Photo: Screengrab @MrAndyNgo India-West Staff Reporter NEW YORK, NY - Krushi Mistry, The Wall Street oil analyst who was fired after he was filmed telling a Jewish American to “go back to your country” even as he covered hostage posters with antisemitic

NEW YORK, NY (ANI) - Hundreds of people in New Jersey and New York flocked to waterfronts as they celebrated the auspicious festival of Chhath on November 19. Notably, they flocked to the waterfronts to celebrate Chhath Pooja at Papaianni Park,

NEW YORK, NY (IANS) - A real estate broker is among 21 candidates who have qualified to run for Congress in Alabama state's 2nd District as a Democrat. Vimal Patel, 39, will be contesting the March 5 primary next year along

Photo: Googlemaps VACAVILLE, CA  (IANS) - A nursing home chain and its Indian American owner have agreed to pay $45.6 million in entering a consent judgment with the US Department of Justice to resolve allegations that they paid kickbacks to physicians

NEW YORK, NY (IANS) - Nine prominent leaders hailing from India have been named to the 'Time 100 Climate', the magazine's first-ever list of the world's most influential leaders driving business to real climate action. The list, which includes CEOs, founders,

NEW YORK, NY (IANS) – Presidential aspirant Vivek Ramaswamy has said that it is his Hindu faith that led him to the presidential campaign, and that as a president, he wants to make faith, family, hard work, patriotism "cool" in

Photo: @sama SAN FRANCISCO, CA - (IANS) Putting an end to the high-voltage drama that started last November 17, Microsoft Chairman and CEO Satya Nadella on November 20 announced to hire former OpenAI CEO Sam Altman and co-founder Greg Brockman to

WASHINGTON, DC (IANS) - The US Departments of Labor and Homeland Security have announced an additional 64,716 H-2B temporary non-agricultural worker visas for FY 2024. This allotment is in addition to the Congressionally mandated 66,000 H-2B visas that are available each

By Edward Kissam          There was an audible sigh of relief in DC on November 15 after Congress approved a stop-gap funding measure to keep the government running for three more months. But if you think that means conservative lawmakers have put

India-West Staff Reporter ANNAPOLIS, MD - Governor Wes Moore and Lieutenant Governor Aruna Miller gathered at the Universities at Shady Grove with members of the South Asian American community to celebrate Diwali. In a celebration hosted by the Governor’s Office of Community

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - President Joe Biden on November 16 reaffirmed the United States "commitment to strengthen" the semiconductor supply chain, with a special emphasis on collaborative efforts with key nations, including India.  Biden also underscored the importance of working together with

By AADITH MOORTHY Special to India-West On November 7, Prince William announced climate innovator and San Mateo, CA, based Boomitra as the Earthshot Prize winner in the ‘Fix Our Climate’ category. Indian American founder and CEO of Boomitra, operates the world's first

India-West Staff Reporter ASHBURN, VA – Delegate and Senator-elect Suhas Subramanyam on November 16 announced his candidacy for Congress from Virginia’s 10th District. The 37-year-old, is making his bid for federal office after just winning a state Senate seat. The November

India-West News Desk WASHINGTON, DC – America’s Public Television Stations (APTS) on November 14 announced the election of former Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Ajit Pai to a three-year term as an at-large member of the APTS board of trustees, effective

SAN FRANCISCO, CA (ANI) - US President Joe Biden and First Lady Jill Biden on November 15, hosted a welcome reception for world leaders attending the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Summit. Biden in his remarks, said he hoped the assembled leaders

SEATTLE, WA (IANS) - Microsoft Chairman and CEO Satya Nadella on November 15 stayed glued to the screens all night, just like millions of other fans, to witness India's win against New Zealand in the nail-biting ICC Men's ODI World

SAN FRANCISCO, CA (IANS) - Lina Khan, the Chair of the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC), recently shared that she has successfully used OpenAI's ChatGPT to contest a medical bill. Khan, known for her criticism of big tech firms and advocacy

NEW YORK, NY (IANS) - Police have identified the woman who threw a cup of hot coffee at an Indian American man wearing a Palestinian scarf, and his 18-month-old son at a playground here last week. Ashish Prashar, 40, was playing

Photo: Office of Shallabh Kumar, stefanik.house.gov   WASHINGTON, DC (IANS) - Republican lawmakers have launched a Congressional Hindu Caucus that will be the second but largest yet for championing causes and issues related to Hindu Americans. “Today I am so excited to

WASHINGTON, DC (IANS) - Shakuntla L. Bhaya as a member of the Council of the Administrative Conference of the United States (ACUS), the White House has announced. The ACUS is an independent federal agency charged with convening expert representatives from the

SAN FRANCISCO, CA (IANS) - Canada's trade minister has indicated that Ottawa won't restart trade talks with New Delhi until it co-operates with the investigation into the murder of Sikh separatist Hardeep Singh Nijjar. "Right now, the focus for Canada is

FREMONT, CA (IANS) - Union Commerce Minister Piyush Goyal on November 14 visited Tesla’s state-of-the-art manufacturing facility here, at a time when the India is reportedly considering a request from Elon Musk-run electric car company to lower tariffs for imported

NEW YORK, NY (IANS) - A study led by an Indian American researcher has found that nearly everyone can lower their blood pressure, including people on medication, by cutting down their sodium intake. Reducing salt intake by one teaspoon a day

NEW DELHI, (IANS) – India’s National Investigation Agency (NIA) has requested evidence from the US -- under the mutual legal assistance treaty -- in the San Francisco Indian consulate attack case. NIA sources said 45 faces that were zeroed in through