Californian Sikh man pleads guilty to sword attack during Yuba City parade

A 44-year-old Sikh man has pleaded guilty to charges stemming from a sword attack, which left a man with 23 stitches to his face, during an annual Sikh Parade in California’s Yuba City in 2018. Parmvir Singh Gosal, a resident of Tracy City, admitted last week to attempted murder and mayhem for inflicting injuries at the November 4, 2018 parade known as Nagar Kirtan, according to the Sutter County District Attorney’s Office.

RBI leaves key lending rate unchanged, but flags inflation concerns

The monetary policy committee (MPC) of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) in its October review meeting unanimously decided to keep the policy repo rate unchanged at 6.5 per cent, thus maintaining status quo for the fourth straight occasion. While deliberating the policy statement Friday morning, RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das said the central bank is concerned and it has identified high inflation as a major risk to macro-economic stability and sustainable growth.

Gender inequality, discrimination impede women’s cancer care: Lancet Commission

At least 63 percent of cancer deaths among women in India could have been prevented by reducing risk factors, the latest Lancet Commission report has stated. The report on gender and cancer treatment based on 2020 data has said that at least 6.9 million cancer deaths among women in India were preventable, 4.03 million were treatable, and 37 percent of the deaths could have been prevented with appropriate and timely treatment.

Indian American aspirant Vivek Ramaswamy wants to expand ties with India, to achieve “economic independence” from China

Indian American entrepreneur and Republican presidential candidate, Vivek Ramaswamy said on Thursday that he would be looking forward to expanding relations with countries like India, as he rolled out his trade policy aimed at achieving “economic independence” from China. Ramaswamy (38) cited India, Israel, Brazil and Chile as countries he wants to build trade relations with in order to cut financial ties with China, as per a report by New York Post.

Canada’s call for accusations against India met with reluctance from allies: Washington Post

Weeks before Canada made an explosive allegation implicating Indian officials in the killing of Sikh separatist leader Hardeep Singh Nijjar, Canadian officials sought public condemnation of the murder from their allies, including the United States, but were met with reluctance, The Washington Post reported. The incident highlighted the diplomatic challenges faced by the Biden administration and its allies as they try to navigate relations with India, a crucial player in the region, the report noted.

Justin Trudeau has gone for broke in alleging India’s role in a Sikh Separatist’s murder

Justin Trudeau has gone for broke in alleging India’s role in a Sikh Separatist’s murder

By Mayank Chhaya- Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is going for broke in making the explosive claims in his country’s parliament about India’s alleged involvement in the killing of the Khalistani separatist leader Hardeep Singh Nijjar on June 18 in Surrey, British Columbia. What is remarkable is that Trudeau chose to make this stunning announcement […]

Tesla aims to source automobile parts worth up to $1.9 billion from India this year, says Piyush Goyal

Electric vehicle major Tesla Inc plans to source automobile parts worth up to $1.9 billion this year from India, Commerce Minister Piyush Goyal said on Wednesday. The imports will be around double as compared to auto parts worth $1 billion imported by Tesla from India last year, Goyal said while addressing the annual convention of Automotive Component Manufacturers Association (ACMA).

India-US partnership rooted in Mahatma Gandhi’s principle of trusteeship: Joe Biden

Describing his visit to the Raj Ghat Memorial an ‘honor’, President Joe Biden on Sunday said that Mahatma Gandhi’s message of non-violence, respect, and truth matters today more than ever. President Biden further stated that the partnership between India and the United States is rooted in Mahatma Gandhi’s principle of trusteeship. President Biden, along with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and other G20 leaders paid homage to Mahatma Gandhi at the Raj Ghat.

UN Secretary General “strong advocate” for UNSC permanent seat for India

United Nations (UN) Secretary General Antonio Guterres has been a “strong advocate” for India’s inclusion in the permanent seat for United Nations Security Council, his spokesperson said on Thursday. “In terms of Security Council, the secretary general has been a strong advocate for Security Council reform to make it more reflective of the world that we live in today, as opposed to the world in 1945,” Stephane Dujarric, Spokesperson for the UN Secretary-General said.

President Joe Biden tests Covid negative ‘again’, will travel to India for G20 Summit

President Joe Biden on Tuesday tested negative for COVID-19 again, the White House said. “An update on the President and the first lady Jill Biden since she tested positive for COVID-19 last night. I can tell you that the first lady is experiencing mild symptoms and will remain in Delaware for the week. President Biden tested negative last night for COVID-19 and tested negative again today,” White House Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre said in a briefing.

Chandrayaan-3: India’s moon lander and rover put to sleep, ‘Suprabhatam’/wake-up call on Sept 22

After making it hop once, India’s moon lander Vikram was put to sleep, Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) said as part of the Chandrayaan-3 mission. “Vikram Lander is set into sleep mode around 08:00 Hrs. IST today. Prior to that, in-situ experiments by ChaSTE, RAMBHA-LP and ILSA payloads are performed at the new location. The data collected is received at the Earth. Payloads are now switched off. Lander receivers are kept ON,” ISRO posted on X (formerly Twitter).