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Dark Skinned Latinos Face More Discrimination, Even In Their Own Community, Study Finds

Nov 05, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

A study by Pew Research Center recently found that Latinos with relatively darker skin tones face more discrimination, even within their own community.

US President Joe Biden Administration Sues Texas Over New Voting Laws

Nov 05, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

The lawsuit does not challenge the entirety of a sweeping measure signed in September by Republican Gov. Greg Abbott in Texas, which already has some of the nation's toughest voting rules.


China's Attempts To Prevent US-India Ties From Deepening, Unsuccessful: Pentagon

The United States Pentagon said that China has unsuccessfully sought to prevent US-India ties from deepening and that it is "taking incremental and tactical actions" to press its claims at the Line of Actual Control (LAC).

US Congress Resolves To Recognise Historical Significance Of Diwali As Festival Of Lights

Nov 03, 2021 PTI

Indian-American Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi has introduced a resolution in the US Congress recognising the religious and historical significance of Diwali, the festival of lights.


US Congressman Expresses Concern Over Hindu-Muslim Violence In Tripura And Bangladesh

US Congressman Andy Levin has expressed his concern over anti-Hindu violence and retaliatory violence in Bangladesh and Tripura. He blames Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) and Tripura Police for terrorizing Muslims.

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30 October, 2021

10 US States Move Court Against Joe Biden Administration Over Covid-19 Vaccine Rule

Associated Press (AP)

The states asked a federal judge to block Biden's requirement that all employees of federal contractors be vaccinated against the coronavirus.


29 October, 2021

Facebook's Name Changed To Meta, Why? How?

Associated Press (AP)

Facebook Name Change: Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp, Messenger will stay, corporate structure won't change but shares will start trading under the ticker 'MVRS' from 1st November.


27 October, 2021

Julian Assange Extradition: US Preparing To Appeal UK's Refusal

Outlook Web Desk

A lower court in the UK in January refused American request to extradite whistleblower Julian Assange on spying charges over WikiLeaks' publication of secret military documents a decade ago.


27 October, 2021

What Are USA's CAATSA Sanctions? Why Is Joe Biden Urged Not To Impose Them On India?

Outlook Web Desk

CAATSA empowers the US govt to impose sanctions on countries engaging in Russian interests. India's S-400 missile defence deal with Russia triggered calls for those sanctiions.


27 October, 2021

US: 5 To 11-Year-Old Kids May Get Covid-19 Vaccine Soon As FDA Panel Endorses Pfizer Shots

Associated Press (AP)

If the US Food and Drugs Administration (FDA) authorises the kid-size Covid-19 vaccination doses now, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will have to decide whether to recommend the shots and which youngsters should get them.


27 October, 2021

Diwali 2021: US Lawmakers, Biden Govt Officials Join Indian Community To Celebrate 'Festival of Lights'

PTI

The Indian-American community is emerging as a small but influential one in the US. Ahead of the Hindu festival of Diwali some US Lawmakers and top Joe Biden administrations officials celebrated with the community.


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26 October, 2021

Americans Join Indian Diaspora In Celebrating October As 'Hindu Heritage Month'

Outlook Web Desk

Twenty states of the United States of America have now formally recognized the month of October as Hindu Heritage Month.


23 October, 2021

Second Quad Will Extend India’s Reach, But May Threaten Ties With Iran

Seema Guha

New Delhi will need to be careful so that its latest quad venture does not jeopardise ties with Iran.


23 October, 2021

Indian-American Neera Tanden Named White House Staff Secretary

Outlook Web Desk

The White House staff secretary is a behind-the-scenes but critical role in the West Wing, one of the most powerful in the building.


23 October, 2021

Pfizer Covid-19 Vaccine Effective For Kids: FDA

Associated Press (AP)

As per FDA scientists, Pfizer vaccine's benefit for preventing hospitalisations and death from Covid-19 would outweigh any serious potential side effects in children.


22 October, 2021

Female Afghan Leader Fawzia Koofi Keeps Striving For Afghanistan From Exile

Associated Press (AP)

Fawzia Koofi, a former deputy speaker of parliament, was one of only four women in talks to reach a power-sharing deal with the Taliban, which ultimately failed.


22 October, 2021

IMF Chief Economist Geeta Gopinath To Quit Work And Go Back To Harvard

Outlook Web Desk

The 49-year-old prominent Indian-American economist Gita Gopinath will return back to prestigious Harvard University’s Economics Department.


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22 October, 2021

US 'Committed' To Defend Taiwan If Attacked By China: Joe Biden

Deutsche Welle

The US president says the United States has a 'commitment' to protect Taiwan as China continues to impose its sovereignty on the island.


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India's Pusarla V. Sindhu celebrates after scoring a point against Japan's Akane Yamaguchi during their women's singles badminton semifinal match at the BWF World Tour Finals in Nusa Dua, Bali, Indonesia.

AP Photo/Dita Alangkara

India's Pusarla V. Sindhu celebrates after defeating Japan's Akane Yamaguchi during their women's singles badminton semifinal match at the BWF World Tour Finals in Nusa Dua, Bali, Indonesia.

AP Photo/Dita Alangkara

A healthcare worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test in view of the threat of the new variant (Omicron) of the virus, at a railway station in Patna.

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Beach side temporary shops covered by polythene sheets in the wake of Cyclone Jawad, in Puri.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Uttarakhand CM Pushkar Singh Dhami and others during BJP election campaign rally, ahead of state Assembly polls in 2022, in Dehradun.

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Shaheen Bagh, CAA, Farmers’ Protest: Hip-Hop Is The Voice Of Dissent In India

Young, brash and little-known artistes are using hip-hop as an outlet to speak up and speak out.

Opinion

Why I Rap: A Hip-Hop Artiste’s Journey From Bihar To Stardom

Aamir Shaikh aka Shaikhspeare traces talks about the genre that uses music as a means to dissent.

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Opinion

Let's Talk About Ageism And Sexism In Indian Films, A Zillionth Time!

While everyone is going gaga over actress Katrina Kaif in the revamped version of 'Tip Tip Barsa Pani', the replacement of Raveena Tandon does point towards the problem of sexism and ageism in the Indian film industry

Nov 17, 2021 Yashika Mathur

T20 World Cup 2021 Analysis: David Warner And Mitchell Marsh - Tale Of Two Comebacks

Australia winning the T20 World Cup for the first time has been timely as they host the next edition at their own backyard in 2022.

Nov 15, 2021 Arijit Ghosh

Education In India During Covid-19: Challenges Faced And Solutions For A Post-Pandemic Era

As per the Observer Research Foundation, close to 250 million children in India were adversely affected due to school closures due to the early lockdowns imposed by the government in response to Covid-19.

Nov 11, 2021 Shekhar Mehta

T20 World Cup Review: Jaded By An Excess Of Cricket, India Were On An Inevitable Path To Doom

India's cricket administrators showed more drive to boost BCCI's coffers rather than take care of players' welfare during pandemic times.

Nov 08, 2021 Arijit Ghosh
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