Jaahnavi Kandula's death: Seattle police officer who struck and killed her will not face criminal charges

Jaahnavi Kandula's death: Seattle police officer who struck and killed her will not face criminal charges

Thursday, 22 February 2024 | PTI | Washington

The Seattle police officer who struck and killed Indian student Jaahnavi Kandula while responding to an overdose call, will not face any criminal charges due to lack of "sufficient" evidence, authorities said. On Wednesday, the King County Prosecutor's Office said they will not move forward with criminal charges against Seattle Police...

India, the US looking into exciting joint science & technology projects to further expand ties: says top American scientist

India, the US looking into exciting joint science & technology projects to further expand ties: says top American scientist

Wednesday, 21 February 2024 | PTI | Washington

India and the US are looking into exciting joint science and technology projects to further expand their relationship under the guidance of the top leadership of the two countries, according to a top American scientist. Describing the US-India Partnership as a very important one for the Biden-Harris administration and also in...

India contributes USD 1 mn to fund combating poverty and hunger

India contributes USD 1 mn to fund combating poverty and hunger

Tuesday, 20 February 2024 | PTI | United Nations

India has contributed USD 1 million to a fund established by India, Brazil and South Africa which undertake projects aimed at alleviating poverty and hunger. India's Permanent Representative to the UN Ambassador Ruchira Kamboj handed over the cheque of USD 1 million as a contribution towards the India, Brazil and South...

Ashwin Ramaswami becomes first Gen Z Indian-American running for Georgia Senate seat

Ashwin Ramaswami becomes first Gen Z Indian-American running for Georgia Senate seat

Monday, 19 February 2024 | PTI | Washington

Ashwin Ramaswami has become the first Indian-American from Gen Z to run for a state or federal legislature in the US, indicative of a new breed of young politicians emerging from the community. Ramaswami's parents immigrated to the US from Tamil Nadu in 1990. Generation Z (also known as Zoomers) encompasses...

Blinken and Jaishankar discuss need to ensure freedom of navigation in Red Sea: US

Blinken and Jaishankar discuss need to ensure freedom of navigation in Red Sea: US

Saturday, 17 February 2024 | PTI | Washington

Secretary of State Antony Blinken during his meeting with External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar in Germany discussed the need to ensure freedom of navigation in the Red Sea, highlighting how the US and India play important roles in safeguarding economic stability in the volatile region. The two leaders met on Friday...

Biden admin working ‘very hard' to thwart attacks against Indian students: White House

Biden admin working ‘very hard' to thwart attacks against Indian students: White House

Friday, 16 February 2024 | PTI | Washington

US President Joe Biden and his administration are working very hard to thwart and disrupt attacks on Indian and Indian American students, the White House has said. The announcement by John Kirby, Coordinator for Strategic Communications at the National Security Council in the White House comes amid a slew of attacks...

Indian-origin software engineer identified as suspect in family murder-suicide in US

Indian-origin software engineer identified as suspect in family murder-suicide in US

Friday, 16 February 2024 | PTI | New York

Anand Henry, an Indian-origin former Meta software engineer is suspected of killing his wife and twin sons before turning a gun on himself in a gruesome murder-suicide in the US state of California, according to authorities. Henry, 37, and his wife, Alice Benziger, 36, were found dead in the bathroom of...

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