Atlanta sources have stated that His Holiness Mahant Swami Maharaj, the current spiritual leader of the BAPS Swaminarayan Sanstha, joined devotees and well-wishers in celebrating the ten-year anniversary of the BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir in Atlanta, GA on July 1, 2017. The Mandir was inaugurated by His Holiness Pramukh Swami Maharaj in 2007
Sources from Atlanta have stated that an Indian-American Iowa State University professor and his white adopted son had their flight plans delayed after a Delta flight attendant reported him for suspicious activity in Atlanta. It was stated that Professor Lakshman Rajagopal, a single father, had just arrived at Hartsfield Jackson Airport after a 6 am flight from Des Moines when he was stopped by Delta employees.
Sources from New York have stated that a high ranking Bangladeshi diplomat based in New York, accused of forcing his servant to work for up to 18 hours a day without pay, was charged on Monday with labor trafficking and assault. Shahedul Islam, Bangladesh’s Deputy Consul General in New York, faces up to 15 years in prison if convicted.
Mumbai sources have stated that shortly before midnight on Friday, residents of an otherwise quiet home in the middle-class locality of Abhinav Nagar in Borivali east here suddenly erupted into frenzied celebrations involving lusty cheers and shouts of joy.
Washington sources have stated that the US city of Chicago is launching a campaign in response to President Donald Trump’s threats to cut off funding for sanctuary cities. Sanctuary city is a broad term applied to jurisdictions with policies in place to limit cooperation or involvement with federal immigration actions, reports CNN.
Washington sources have stated that US President Donald Trump condemned the hate crime in Portland, Oregon, where two men were stabbed to death while trying to stop a man from delivering an anti-Muslim rant at two women on a train.
Washington sources have stated that healthcare reform proposed by US President Donald Trump to “repeal and replace” Obama Care, will leave 23 million US citizens without health insurance over the next decade, the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) has said.
Washington sources have stated that year 14 year old Indian American student has won the prestigious $50,000 National Geographic Bee contest here, becoming the sixth consecutive Indian American to win the championship.
New York sources have stated that Indian-American prosecutor Preet Bharara who was fired by President Donald Trump’s administration in March, has called for the appointment of an independent counsel to lead the probe into Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential elections and former US Attorney for the Southern District of New York, Bharara in an op-ed published on Sunday evening in the Washington Post
Chicago sources have stated that American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) has taken the unusual step of issuing a travel advisory to US citizens as well as visitors against travelling to the southern state of Texas warning that “people of color” could be subject to profiling. The ACLU “travel alert” follows the passage of Senate Bill 4 (SB4), the so-called “sanctuary cities” bill, into law. Texas Governor Greg Abbot signed the bill into law in a Facebook Live event earlier this week.
Washington sources have stated that US President Donald Trump has appointed Neil Chatterjee to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, which oversees electricity, natural gas and oil at the national level. Chatterjee will play a key role in Trump’s program to reshape energy policy, most of which is opposed by environmentalists and Democrats, if his appointment is confirmed by the Senate.
Washington sources have stated that the leader of the Democratic Party in the House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi will lead a bipartisan Congressional delegation to India, Nepal, Germany and Belgium focusing on national security, the global economy, bilateral and multilateral relations and human rights.
Washington sources have stated that An Indian-origin man was robbed while saving a female co-worker from an oncoming train in the US. He was later rewarded by the police. Anil Vannavalli, 34, was waiting for a train at the Edison platform in New Jersey on Friday morning when his co-worker Madhuri Recherla fainted and fell on the tracks, NJ.com reported on Monday.
Sources have stated that 101 year old athlete Mann Kaur has become the oldest person to Sky Walk around Aucklands famous landmark Sky Tower. The athlete from India had the world at her feet after a record breaking day at the World Masters Games in Auckland, New Zealand on Thursday
Washington sources have stated that An Indian-American man has been charged with insider trading here by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). It was stated that Avaneesh Krishnamoorthy, a Vice President in the risk management department of Nomura Securities, a New York-based investment bank, allegedly used the confidential information of a private equity firm’s acquisition to conduct insider trading, the American Bazaar online reported on Wednesday.