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Sonia Syngal becomes CEO of US apparel retail giant Gap Inc

AMERICA’S largest apparel retail giant Gap Inc has named Indian-American Sonia Syngal as its new chief executive officer (CEO), effective from March 23. The latest move by the business marks a rare...

Lodha Group’s British arm launches £174m bond issue

INDIAN realty firm Lodha Group’s British subsidiarity has launched a $225 million or £174m bond issue in the Singapore market. The latest move by the...

India’s foreign minister says favourable US visa policy would be good for both

India’s foreign minister, Subrahmanyam Jaishankar, said on Monday (31) a US visa policy that supported Indian talent would be beneficial for both countries. A more...

Kamala Harris’ parents found common ground in a Black study group after their arrival...

A Black study group that focussed on race drew Shyamala Gopalan, mother of Democratic vice presidential nominee Kamala Harris, and her husband Donald Harris...

TikTok rejects Microsoft buyout offer, Oracle sole remaining bidder

FILE PHOTO - An exterior view of the Oracle Field Office at Wilson Boulevard in Arlington, Virginia, U.S., October 18, 2019. REUTERS/Tom Brenner/File Picture US...

Hindu groups seek apology from Kamala Harris’ niece for tweeting image depicting aunt as...

Hindu groups in the US have sought an apology from the niece of Senator Kamala Harris for tweeting an "offensive" image, which depicted the...

Virtual classes commence at first yoga university outside India

THE Vivekananda Yoga University (VaYU) in Los Angeles — world’s first yoga university outside India — has commenced classes virtually. Offering programmes that combine scientific...

John Kapoor Founded Insys Therapeutics Files For Bankruptcy

AMERICAN pharmaceutical major Insys Therapeutics has filed for bankruptcy and will sell all its assets, the company has announced. The latest move has come a...

Two weeks out, Trump ramps up presidential campaign rallies

With exactly two weeks until the election, President Donald Trump was continuing his campaign rally marathon Tuesday with a trip to swing state Pennsylvania,...

All four Democratic Indian-American lawmakers re-elected to US House

In an impressive show, all the four Indian-American Democratic lawmakers - Dr Ami Bera, Pramila Jayapal, Ro Khanna and Raja Krishnamoorthi - have been...