Ideal Valley Conference addresses CSR issues in India and beyond

Ritu Jha-   Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) was the theme of the 4th annual Ideal Village Conference attended by academicians, researchers, social entrepreneurs, investors, and representatives of non-governmental organizations, many based in India. The conference highlighted the importance of CSR and featured discussions on how inclusive empowerment for scaling Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) could help […]

India placed 75 percent tariff on California almonds in response to President Trump’s trade war

indica News Bureau-   A top American Senator on Monday slammed President Donald Trump for deterioration in a trade relationship with India asserting that his actions are hurting Californians in particular almond growers. “India just placed a 75 percent tariff on almonds in response to President Trump’s trade war. His actions are hurting Californians,” Senator […]

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Roza in California

Justice Markenday Katju- Although I am an atheist, I have been keeping one day Roza ( fast ) in the month of Ramzan (usually on the last Friday ) for the last 20 years or so, and have appealed to all non-Muslims to do so as a mark of solidarity with our Muslim brothers and […]

Indian-origin consultants charged in US visa fraud

Arul Louis (IANS)- Three Indian-origin high-tech consultants have been arrested and charged with H1-B visa fraud in a California federal court, according to US officials. Kishore Dattapuram, Kumar Aswapathi and Santosh Giri were charged with allegedly submitting fraudulent H1-B visa applications for non-existent jobs, according to federal prosecutor David Anderson. A citizen’s panel known as […]