Monday 21 January, 2019

Indian missions in US and Canada seek security for R-Day function as pro Khalistan group threatens to disrupt flag hoisting

File photo for representation purpose only. Chandigarh, Jan 20 (IANS) Indian missions in the United States and Canada have sought security arrangements from local police and authorities as separatist pro-Khalistan group Sikhs For Justice [...]

Apna time aayega, say India’s underground rappers

New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) ”Apna time aayega” is a catchphrase from a “Gully Boy” song that is resonating with underground or street rappers, who hope to grab more spotlight for their talent of “asli hip-hop” [...]

11-year-old boy saves drowning man from bottom of pool

NRI Pulse Staff Report Atlanta, GA, January 19, 2019: An 11-year-old Indian-American boy is being praised for pulling an unconscious 34-year-old man from the bottom of the deep-end of a pool and saving his life. Advaik Nandikotkur was with [...]

Trump proposes extending DACA in exchange for border wall funding

Washington, Jan 20 (IANS) US President Donald Trump has proposed extending protections for young people brought to the nation illegally as children in exchange for $5.7 billion in funding for his long-promised border wall. Trump, speaking [...]

Simone Biles to be first guest on Priyanka Chopra’s YouTube show

Los Angeles, Jan 19 (IANS) Actress Priyanka Chopra on Saturday announced US Olympic gold medallist gymnast Simone Biles will be the first guest on her upcoming YouTube Originals Special “If I Could Tell You Just One Thing”. Priyanka [...]

Big Bang Theory star Kunal Nayyar to Kal Penn: You gave me hope that looking like me, I could make it here

NRI Pulse Staff Report Atlanta, GA, January 18, 2019: “Big Bang Theory” star Kunal Nayyar shared a behind-the-scenes moment with fans via Instagram on Wednesday, posting a photo of himself with Indian-American actor Kal Penn, who is scheduled [...]

Kangana Ranaut refuses to bow down to Karni Sena

Mumbai, Jan 18 (IANS) Actress Kangana Ranaut is determined to fight against the Shri Rajput Karni Sena, who have threatened protests if the film is not screened for the outfit before theatrical release. The actress says if they don’t [...]

Indra Nooyi under Trump administration consideration to head World Bank

New York, Jan 17 (IANS) Indian-American business leader Indra Nooyi, who headed the multinational PepsiCo, is under consideration for heading the World Bank, according to multiple media reports. If she is nominated by US President Donald Trump [...]

Padmashri winning doctor accused of $500 million opioid fraud, released on record $7 million bond

NRI Pulse Staff Report Atlanta, GA, January 16, 2019: A Padmashri award winning Detroit physician, the accused mastermind of a nearly $500 million opioid and healthcare fraud, could leave jail within days after being released on a record $7 [...]

Doctor sentenced for sexually abusing women at his pain clinic

NRI Pulse Staff Report Atlanta, GA, January 15, 2019: An Indian-American doctor from St. Louis County in Missouri admitted to sexually abusing women at pain clinics in 2017 and was sentenced to 30 days in jail and five years of probation, reports [...]