Wednesday 14 November, 2018

Number of Indian students in the US continues to rise

New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) The number of Indian students studying in the US increased by 5 per cent since last year, coming second only to the Chinese students, a US Embassy official said on Tuesday. The growth, however, declined from last year’s [...]

Community gets together to welcome new Consul General Dr Swati Kulkarni

Dr Vasu Patel introducing the FIA team. Photos by BY JYOTHSNA HEGDE Atlanta, GA, November 9, 2018: Dignitaries, leaders, prominent members and representatives of various communities across GA gathered together to welcome the [...]

Raksha celebrates Ek Shaam’s 20th Anniversary

NRI Pulse Staff Report Photos by Vinod Devlia, Photography by Vinod Atlanta, GA, November 9, 2018: Raksha Inc.’s twentieth anniversary celebrations, aptly themed: “Celebrating the past and Changing the future”, was a celebration of its [...]

Javed Akhtar walks Atlanta fans through his musical journey

NRI Pulse Staff Report Photos by Tracy Marshall Productions  Atlanta, GA, November 9, 2018: Javed Akhtar’s “Main Koi Aisa Geet Gaaoon“, held at the Rialto Center for the Arts on October 21, was a completely immersive experience even [...]

Consulate celebrates Rashtriya Ekta Divas to commemorate Sardar Patel’s birth anniversary

REPORT & PHOTOS BY MAHADEV DESAI Atlanta, GA, November 9, 2018: The Consulate General of India, Atlanta in collaboration with the Sardar Patel Foundation of North America and Gujarati Samaj of Atlanta celebrated the 143rd Birth Anniversary [...]

White House breaks tradition of Diwali celebrations amid midterms

New York, Nov 7 (IANS) US President Donald Trump broke a 15-year tradition of holding formal Diwali celebrations at the White House this year with the festival falling amid the crucial midterm polls. The Diwali celebration was started by former [...]

NPR journalist alleges she was raped by M. J. Akbar

New Delhi, Nov 2 (IANS) After several women accused former Union Minister M.J. Akbar of sexual harassment in the wake of the #MeToo campaign, an allegation of rape has now surfaced with a US-based journalist narrating her ordeal of working [...]

Facing prospects of US sanctions, India attacks unilateral embargoes

United Nations, Nov 1 (IANS) Facing the prospects of US sanctions over its deals with Russia and Iran, India has used the annual General Assembly debate on Washington’s economic blockade of Cuba to lash out against unilateral embargoes. “As [...]

Microsoft’s Digital Crime Unit busy catching cyber thugs in India

Redmond (Washington State), Oct 27 (IANS) In a significant operation earlier this month, the cyber cell of Delhi Police arrested 24 people who posed as Microsoft tech support staff and duped several US citizens. This could not have been possible [...]

Over $3000 raised for Democratic candidates at second Chai & Chaat

NRIPulse Staff Report Atlanta, GA, October 22, 2018: The second Chai and Chaat open house with South and East Asian American Democratic staffers was hosted by Naheed Syed and her daughter Feroza Syed in Sandy Springs on October 14, 2018. Over [...]