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US Muslims press Organization of Islamic Cooperation on China

US Muslim groups pleaded on Thursday for the Organization of Islamic Cooperation to speak out on China’s mass incarceration of Uighurs, accusing the global...

Indian-American Raja Chari selected as the commander of the SpaceX Crew-3 mission

INDIAN-AMERICAN US Air Force Colonel Raja Chari,43, has been selected as the commander of the SpaceX Crew-3 mission to the International Space Station by...

Despite historic diversity, Biden faces pressure with cabinet picks

Aware that he owes his presidential victory to Black voters, Joe Biden pledged to name the "most diverse" cabinet in US history. Behind the...

Biden and Harris jointly named Time’s ‘Person of the Year’ for ‘changing the American...

THE US president-elect Joe Biden and vice president-elect Kamala Harris were jointly named Time magazine’s 2020 “Person of the Year”, chosen from a list of finalists...

Pramila Jayapal to chair the Congressional Progressive Caucus which will play a major role...

Indian-American Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal on Wednesday(9)  elected as the chair of the Congressional Progressive Caucus (CPC), which will play an influential role during the...

US court orders full reinstatement of DACA to protect undocumented immigrants, including Indians

Reversing the decision of the outgoing Trump administration, a federal court has ordered full reinstatement of an Obama-era programme that protects undocumented immigrants brought...

Biden says his administration will be most diverse ever

US President-elect Joe Biden has said that his administration would be the most diverse than it has ever been both in the Cabinet and...

Indian-American Gitanjali Rao is Time’s first-ever ‘kid of the year’

A 15-year-old Indian-American has been named as Time magazine’s first-ever ‘kid of the year’. Gitanjali Rao, from Denver, Colorado, the US has been recognised for her...

Biden names Indian-American Dr Vivek Murthy as surgeon general

US president-elect Joe Biden has named Indian-American Dr Vivek Murthy as the next surgeon general, reports said. UK-born Dr Murthy held that post during the...

Neera Tanden shares struggle of her mother Maya in realising American dream

Neera Tanden, who has been nominated as the director of management and budget by president-elect Joe Biden, on Tuesday (2) shared the inspiring story...