Monday 22 May, 2017

Chicago launches campaign against Trump’s immigration policies

Washington, May 22 (IANS) The US city of Chicago is launching a campaign in response to President Donald Trump’s threats to cut off funding for sanctuary cities, the media reported. Sanctuary city is a broad term applied to jurisdictions [...]

Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard condemns Trump’s arms sale to Saudi Arabia

NRI Pulse Staff Report Washington, DC, May 21, 2017: Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (HI-02), through a press release, condemned the Trump Administration’s new $460 billion arms deal with the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia—$110 billion immediately and $350 [...]

Won’t tolerate injustice: Neerja Bhanot’s family to sue filmmakers

Chandigarh, May 21 (IANS) Bollywood movie “Neerja”, which grossed an estimated Rs 125 crore in worldwide earnings and bagged the National Award for Best Hindi Feature Film, among several other film awards, could be headed for a [...]

Aishwarya Rai goes classic in black at Cannes

Cannes, May 20 (IANS) Actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan sported a classic all-black ensemble by Lebanese design house Ashi Studio on the second day of the 70th Cannes Film Festival. The 43-year-old looked sensational as she sported a beautiful [...]

Huma Abedin files for divorce after husband’s guilty plea

New York, May 20 (IANS) Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s close aide Huma Abedin has filed for divorce from her husband and former Congressman Anthony Weiner after he pleaded guilty to a federal sex crime, the media reported. The [...]

Florida man jailed for $33 million fraud

Washington, May 19 (IANS) An Indian-American businessman has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for fraud schemes that cost investors over $33 million. Navin Shankar Subramanian Xavier, of Miramar, Florida, operated Miami Gardens-based Essex [...]

Missing Cornell student found dead

New York, May 20 (IANS) An Indian-origin student was found dead here after he went missing earlier this week, police said. Aalaap Narasipura, 20, was an electrical engineering student at Cornell University and was missing from Wednesday, ABC [...]

US dollar slumps amid Trump uncertainty

New York, May 20 (IANS) The US dollar declined against other major peers on Friday as uncertainties about whether Trump administration could continue to push its economic reform agenda weighed on the market. The White House earlier this week [...]

Aishwarya looks princess-like at Cannes red carpet

Cannes, May 19 (IANS) With her hair open, her subtle make-up paired with dark-hued lips, Indian actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan looked every inch a royal princess at the the 70th Annual Cannes Film festival in a floor-sweeping powder blue ballroom [...]

Half Girlfriend: Performances save this half-baked mush

By Troy Ribeiro Film: “Half Girlfriend”; Director: Mohit Suri; Cast: Arjun Kapoor, Shraddha Kapoor, Seema Biswas, Rhea Chakraborty, Anisa Butt and Vikrant Massey; Rating: ** Adapted from Chetan Bhagat’s novel by the same name, [...]