California parents say Governor’s steps against vaping don’t go far enough

Ritu Jha-   Vinita Verma, president of the City of Fremont Council PTA (Parent-Teacher Association), has welcomed California Governor Gavin Newsom’s initiative to combat the growing use of vaping by the younger set. She said, however, that what the Governor has proposed is not enough. Governor Newsom signed an executive order Monday, Sept 16, to […]

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 […]