Tuesday, August 21 2018

May 4, 2018

Deepa Ambekar appointed interim civil court judge in New York City

Indian-American Deepa Ambeka will be second Indian-American woman judge in New York City after Chennai-born Raja Rajeswari. Ambekar is appointed to the Civil Court though she will be serving in the Criminal Court announced by the Mayor of New York City .41 year old Ambekar worked for three years with the New York City Council.

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May 4, 2018

Indian American owned Californian compnay fined for violations H1-B visa programme

An Indian American owned Californian compnay was fined because compnay was paying salaries to their 12 Indian employees well below the levels required under the H-1B programme.It is also reported that compnay also made illegal deductions from employees salaries.This non-immigrant US visa that allows companies to employ foreign workers in speciality occupations that require theoretical or technical expertise. IT companies are depend on H-1B visa to hire tens of thousands of employees each year from countries like India and China.

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May 1, 2018

Supreme Court concern over changing colour of Taj Mahal

New Delhi : A Supreme Court bench comprising Justices M B Lokur and Deepak Gupta expressed concern over the change of colour of the historic monument Taj Mahal at Agra and said the monument had become yellowish earlier and was now turning brownish and greenish.The Supreme Court suggested that the Centre take the assistance of experts from India and abroad to first evaluate the damage and then take steps to restore Tajmahal.Supreme Court perused the photographs given by petitioner and

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May 1, 2018

US Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard will be special guest in 15th Pravasi Bharatiya Divas

New Delhi-The 15th Pravasi Bharatiya Divas Convention is being organized by Ministry of External Affairs in association with the State Government of Uttar Pradesh in January 2019. In reverence to the sentiments of larger Indian Diaspora community to participate in Kumbh Snan and their desire to witness the Republic Day Parade, the 15th PBD Convention 2019 will be held from 21 to 23 January 2019 in Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh.Special Guest in 15th Pravasi Bharatiya Divas will be from Norway Himanshu

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April 30, 2018

Rs 50 crore to solve the problems of NRIs -Rao

Chief Minister of Telangana K Chandrasekhar Rao said that his Govt has come out with a new initiative to help the NRIs from the State caught in distress in any country. Mr Rao directed the State Minister for NRI Affairs K Taraka Rama Rao and Nizamabad MP K Kavita to prepare guidelines and setup a cell with fund of Rs 50 crore for the solutions for the problems of non resident Indians.This announcement was made at Chief Ministers meeting with

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April 30, 2018

650 India Post Payments Bank branches will be work by May

Bhopal- 650 branches of the India Post payments bank are likely to be operational across the country by next month said Union Minister of State for Communications Manoj Sinha.He was addressing a press conference in Bhopal.Further he said, the work of system integration of the payments bank had been completed and processes mandated by the Reserve Bank of India will be completed within one week.

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April 29, 2018

India can re-emerge as global powerhouse in education

India has the chance to re-emerge as the global powerhouse in the field of education and called for revamping the syllabi and improving the infrastructure to impart world class quality education said Vice President of India, M. Venkaiah Naidu.He was addressing the gathering after inaugurating the new campus of the Central University of Kerala and dedicating the educational institution to the nation, in Kasargod, Kerala today. He said that India was once known as Vishwaguru and people from across the

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April 29, 2018

Adopt a Heritage:India will provide world class tourist infrastructure

New Delhi-In response to certain reports appearing in the media regarding Adopt a Heritage Scheme, the Ministry of Tourism has clarified that the Adopt a Heritage, Apni Dharohar, Apni Pehchaan, is a collaborative effort between the Ministry of Tourism, Ministry of Culture and Archaeological Survey of India , and State,UTs Governments. The Project aims to develop synergy among all partners to effectively promote responsible tourism.It aims to involve public sector companies, private sector companies and corporate citizens/individuals to take up

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April 29, 2018

We will make Goa logistics hub of India – Prabhu

Panji-Govt plans to turn Goa into a logistics hub of the country said Union Commerce and Industry Minister Suresh Prabhu.He was addressing at the ‘Goa Start Up and Innovation Day organised by the state Information and Technology Department in Panaji.Mr Prabhu said the existence of two airports, including the second facility at Mopa, which will be commissioned in 2020, would help position Goa as a logistics hub.Once the Mopa airport is commissioned, it will have the capacity to handle 30

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April 28, 2018

Air India plans to operate direct flights from Mumbai to Frankfurt and London

Mumbai-Air India will start direct flight from Amritsar to Bangkok from 14 May.Filghts will be operated on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday. The frequency of the flight from Delhi to San Francisco has also been increased to nine times a week from six days a week. Air India is also planing to operate direct flights from Mumbai to Frankfurt and London, while the airline is also at an advance stage of finalising new services to the African continent.

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