Ava and Ramona, two digital imaginary characters in the life of a 14-year-old artist from Texas, are regaling audiences of all age groups in Kerala these days. An exhibition of non-fungible token (NFT) digital paintings by the Indian American girl has captured the imagination of art enthusiasts. The teenage artist, originally from Kerala, has minted over 100 NFTs.
An Indian American teenager died after being allegedly shot at by an 18 year-old, who is presently in police custody in Gilroy, California. A social media post shared by the family members identified the victim as Jackson Kavil who passed away on the night of July 20. The victim was brought to Saint Louise Hospital just before 9 p.m. for medical assistance. After the staff attempted life-saving measures, he was pronounced dead, Kron4 news channel reported, citing Gilroy police.
The West Bengal government said on Monday that the controversial movie ‘The Kerala Story’ is “likely to cause a breach of peace” and that it has prohibited the screening of the film to avoid “any incident of hatred or violence to maintain law and order in the state.”
Decreasing levels of immunity in our population may trigger new Covid waves and to tackle this, India needs a strong disease surveillance along with high vaccine coverage, WHO Regional Director, South-East Asia, Dr Poonam Khetrapal Singh has stressed.
Indian American lawmaker Ro Khanna on Friday said Congress leader Rahul Gandhi’s disqualification as a member of Parliament is a deep betrayal of the Gandhian philosophy and India’s deepest values.
Huge protests broke out at various places in Kerala’s Wayanad Lok Sabha constituency, represented by Congress leader Rahul Gandhi, as hundreds of people took to the streets at various towns there to protest his disqualification from the Lok Sabha after his conviction in a criminal defamation case by a Gujarat court.
The Congress on Friday said that it will take legal recourse in the matter of party leader Rahul Gandhi’s disqualification from the Lok Sabha but noted this takes time and it is not surprised the way things have moved fast in this particular case. Party leader and senior lawyer Abhishek Manu Singhvi, citing the Lok Prahari case, said that there is no automatic disqualification as Article 103 of the Constitution states that only the President has to power to disqualify after taking advice of the Election Commission.