Melinda Gates met Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya on Monday and congratulated India for its successful Covid-19 vaccination drive. In light of India’s current G20 Presidency, she also spoke on chances to use Indian vaccine production and digital products for improving global public health.
Migrant workers from India are set to send home a record $100 billion in 2022, despite global headwinds like rising prices. In its latest Migration and Development Brief, World Bank said remittance flows to India will rise 12%, putting its inflows ahead of China, Mexico and the Philippines.
Frank Islam- This Thanksgiving we are thankful that the light of our American democracy still shines. Much of the media in the period from Labor Day in September until the midterm elections on November 8 was consumed with politically-related coverage. That coverage featured stories about: an American people who were polls and poles apart; crazies […]
A team of Brazilian researchers has discovered a gene that can protect people, even those aged 90 and above, from Covid-19, disease that has both affected and killed millions around the world from 2020 onwards.
Domestic air traffic in the country continues to record growth as passengers carried by domestic airlines during January-October 2022 were 9.88 crore as against 6.20 crore during the corresponding period of previous year, thereby registering annual growth of 59.16 per cent and monthly growth of 26.95 per cent.
Indian-origin pediatrician Angraj Khillan from Victoria state has been honored with 2023 Australian of the Year award for delivering key healthcare and health education to several Australian communities.
The South Asian Literature and Art Festival (SALA) returned in style and with considerable substance on October 29 and 30, 2022 at the Montalvo Arts Center in Saratoga, CA, after a hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The theme of the festival was “Humanity.” As it explored the ways in which the world puts people in boxes, for example by caste, the festival aimed to highlight our shared humanity.
With the predicted Republican Red Wave not really happening in the midterm polls and the Senate and House still up for a toss, former President Donald Trump, who led the charge from the front, is reportedly “livid” and has chosen to blame his candidates absolving himself for the defeat of his candidates in key contests.
Ritu Jha- Jasmeet Kaur Bains [above center], a Democrat and daughter of a Sikh immigrant made history, November 8 when she became the first woman of Indian and South Asian origin to be elected to the California Assembly. She won the District 35 seat in a closely contested election. Democrat Kern County Supervisor Leticia Perez […]