Trump announces Ohio Senator J D Vance as his vice presidential running mate

Trump announces Ohio Senator J D Vance as his vice presidential running mate

Milwaukee (US), Jul 16 (PTI): Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has announced that he has picked Ohio Senator J D Vance as his running mate for the November general elections in the US. Vance, 39, is married to Indian American Usha Chilukuri Vance, who traces her origins to Andhra Pradesh. “After lengthy deliberation and thought, … Read more

India & Maldives reiterate ‘unwavering’ commitment to fostering close bilateral relations

India & Maldives reiterate ‘unwavering’ commitment to fostering close bilateral relations

Male, Jul 14 (PTI): India and Maldives on Sunday reiterated the “unwavering” commitment to fostering “continued close relations” and enhancing bilateral cooperation, as the two sides agreed to work together towards maintaining peace and stability in the Indian Ocean. India’s High Commissioner in Maldives, Munu Mahawar, called on President Mohamed Muizzu at the President’s Office … Read more

S African mosque will remain open after being allegedly targeted in foiled ‘terrorist attack’

S African mosque will remain open after being allegedly targeted in foiled ‘terrorist attack’

Johannesburg, Jul 10 (PTI): The trustees of a mosque in South Africa’s coastal city of Durban that was targeted in a foiled bombing attempt vowed on Wednesday to continue prayers there, asserting that the attack would not deter the Muslim community from practising their faith. Police were called on Monday after a security guard at … Read more

PM Modi arrives in Austria to further deepen bilateral ties

PM Modi arrives in Austria to further deepen bilateral ties

Vienna, Jul 9 (PTI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived here on Tuesday from Moscow on a two-day visit to Austria during which the two nations will explore ways to further deepen their bilateral relationship and closer cooperation on the many geopolitical challenges. “Landed in Vienna. This visit to Austria is a special one. Our nations … Read more

Russian President Putin praises PM Modi during ‘private engagement’ at his official residence

PM Modi arrives in Austria to further deepen bilateral ties

Moscow, Jul 8 (PTI): Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday night welcomed Prime Minister Narendra Modi at his official residence at Novo-Ogaryovo for a “private engagement” during which he praised the visiting Indian leader for the work he has done for the country’s progress. “I would like to congratulate you on your reelection as prime … Read more

Voting closes in UK election; exit poll forecasts bruising defeat for PM Rishi Sunak-led Tories

Voting closes in UK election; exit poll forecasts bruising defeat for PM Rishi Sunak-led Tories

London, Jul 5 (PTI): British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak may be on course for a bruising defeat with his Labour Party rival Keir Starmer set for a landslide win, according to the definitive election night exit poll released on Thursday as polling stations across the country closed in the landmark UK general election. According to … Read more

President did not have a great debate night but knows how to get things done, says WH

President did not have a great debate night but knows how to get things done, says WH

Washington, Jul 3 (PTI): US President Joe Biden did not have a “great (debate) night,” the White House acknowledged Tuesday, but asserted that he knew how to get things done and is ready to run the country for the next four years. “Honestly, this is something that the president has addressed himself multiple times since … Read more

Chinese Prez Xi Jinping To Attend SCO Summit In Astana From Today

Chinese Prez Xi Jinping To Attend SCO Summit In Astana From Today

Beijing: Chinese President Xi Jinping will attend the 24th summit of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) in Kazakhstan’s capital Astana this week, the Chinese Foreign Ministry announced on Sunday. He will also pay a state visit to Tajikistan, it said. From July 2 to 6, President Xi will attend the 24th Meeting of the Council … Read more

Indian American physician pleads guilty to healthcare fraud

Indian American physician pleads guilty to healthcare fraud

Washington, Jul 2 (PTI): A 51-year-old Indian American physician from the Chicago area has pleaded guilty to a federal healthcare fraud by billing Medicaid and private insurers for nonexistent services. Mona Ghosh, who owns and operates Progressive Women’s Healthcare, specialising in obstetrics and gynaecology services, pleaded guilty to two counts of health care fraud. Each … Read more

Australian PM Anthony Albanese Claims His Family Got Threats From Teen Terror Accused

Australian PM Anthony Albanese Claims His Family Got Threats From Teen Terror Accused

Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese has revealed that an accused teenage terrorist has thretened his family in a manifesto, ABC News reported on Friday. The accused was identified as Jordan Patten. The 19-year-old allegedly filmed himself arriving at Newcastle MP Tim Crakanthorp’s office carrying knives and tactical equipment on Wednesday. According to ABC News, it … Read more