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Eminent Indian-American physician Ajay Lodha passes away

Eminent Indian-American physician and community leader Ajay Lodha has passed away due to complications from COVID-19. Lodha, former president of American Association of Physicians of...

Trump campaign steps up efforts to challenge presidential election results

The embattled Trump campaign has stepped up efforts to challenge the results of the 2020 presidential election, making unverified claims that there was massive...

Biden says delay in transition to put COVID-19 vaccination plan behind by ‘weeks or...

US President-elect Joe Biden has warned that a delay in transition by the outgoing Trump administration will put behind the COVID-19 vaccination plan by...

US Covid death toll passes 250,000

More than a quarter million people have died from Covid-19 in the United States, the Johns Hopkins University tally recorded Wednesday, marking a bleak...

Trump to cut troop levels in Afghanistan but stops short of full withdrawal

President Donald Trump will sharply reduce the number of US forces in Afghanistan from 4,500 to 2,500 by mid-January, the Pentagon announced on Tuesday,...

India’s Modi calls Biden to advance strategic ties

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has spoken to U.S. President-elect Joe Biden by telephone to congratulate him on his election victory, which he said...

Pfizer moves US court against Aurobindo Pharma, Dr Reddy’s on cancer drug

Pfizer Inc and its group companies filed a petition in a US court against Aurobindo Pharma Ltd and Dr Reddy's Laboratories alleging that the...

Barack Obama spent childhood years listening to Ramayana and Mahabharata

Former US President Barack Obama said that he has always held a special place for India due to his childhood years spent in Indonesia...

Indian students contributed $7.6 bn to US economy last year

Indian students contributed $7.6 billion to the US economy in the academic year 2019-20, even though there was a 4.4 per cent drop in...

Obama likens Rahul Gandhi to inept student

Former US president Barack Obama in his memoir has likened Indian opposition figure Rahul Gandhi to a hapless student, in biting commentary on the...