Krishnamoorthi first Indian-American ‘Ranking Member’ on Capitol Hill; Rep. Khanna member of same Congressional committee

Krishnamoorthi first Indian-American ‘Ranking Member’ on Capitol Hill; Rep. Khanna member of same Congressional committee

Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi, D-Illinois. Photo: Twitter Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi, D-Illinois, was appointed Feb. 1, 2023, to serve as Ranking Member on the House Select Committee on the Strategic Competition Between the United States and the Chinese Communist Party (CCP). This is a new committee formed in the 118th Congress for the specific purpose of investigating…

Public Service Announcement: Leadership training program in New Jersey

Public Service Announcement: Leadership training program in New Jersey

New Jersey Leadership Program screen shot from Zoom meeting of July 23, 2022. Photo: courtesy NJLP Guttenburg, N.J. :The New Jersey Leadership Program (NJLP) announced that it has started accepting applications for the 2023 Summer Fellowship Program. The fellowship program seeks to introduce New Jersey-based South Asian youth to government and politics. Applications are due…

India might open its doors to foreign universities. That could be a game changer.

India might open its doors to foreign universities. That could be a game changer.

Can India create a higher education system worthy of its aspirations as a full-fledged knowledge economy? That’s still to be determined. But India is on the verge of taking a major, long-awaited first step in the right direction: With the recent release of draft rules by the country’s higher education regulator – the University Grants…

This software tries to spot lung cancer years earlier. Can it?

This software tries to spot lung cancer years earlier. Can it?

Adenocarcinoma CT scan. Photo: By Yale Rosen from USA – Adenocarcinoma – CT scan, CC BY-SA 2.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org Lung cancer is the deadliest kind of cancer, so catching it early is one of the best ways for patients to survive. Now researchers have created an artificial intelligence tool that could predict whether a person will…

U.S. and India launch high-level defense and tech initiative

U.S. and India launch high-level defense and tech initiative

US National Security Advisor with Indian counterpart Ajit Doval at the White House Jan. 31, 2023. Sullivan tweeted, “Honored to welcome Indian National Security Advisor Doval to the White House to launch the next milestone in the U.S.-India strategic technology and defense partnership. Together, we will deliver for our people and economies, and continue to…

Harris, in funeral address, says Tyre Nichols ‘should have been safe’

Harris, in funeral address, says Tyre Nichols ‘should have been safe’

Vice President Harris gave an unscheduled, emotional address at the funeral for Tyre Vice President Kamala Harris speaking at the United We Stand White House Summit against hate crime Sept. 15, 2022. Photo: videograb Twitter @VP Nichols in Memphis on Wednesday, denouncing the actions of the officers who brutally beat him and renewing calls for…

Nikki Haley wants to convince Republicans she’s the younger leader they need

Nikki Haley wants to convince Republicans she’s the younger leader they need

Nikki Haley speaks at a Republican Jewish Coalition meeting in November. MUST CREDIT: Bloomberg photo by Bridget Bennett Nikki Haley aims to capitalize on the growing Republican disdain for her former boss Donald Trump and the increasing desire for a younger standard-bearer as she challenges the ex-president for the party’s 2024 White House nomination. The…

Haley prepares to signal presidential run in video, as GOP race starts slowly

Haley prepares to signal presidential run in video, as GOP race starts slowly

Former U.N. ambassador Nikki Haley speaks at a meeting of the Republican Jewish Coalition in Las Vegas in November. MUST CREDIT: Photo for The Washington Post by David Becker Nikki Haley, a former United Nations ambassador and governor of South Carolina, is preparing to announce that she will run for president and could release a…

For Anil Kapoor, 2023 is all about transitioning between characters

For Anil Kapoor, 2023 is all about transitioning between characters

At 66-plus. Anil Kapoor is having a busy year doing diverse characters. Photo: Raindrop Media Anil Kapoor is having a busy year ahead with The Night Manager, Animal and Fighter. After two back-to-back motion poster releases, the trailer of The Night Manager was dropped recently, and Anil stole the show with his dangerously suave character….

Jaanbaaz Hindustan Ke gets into crackling mode after slow start

Jaanbaaz Hindustan Ke gets into crackling mode after slow start

Regina Cassandra in Jaanbaaz Hindustan Ke. Photo: Juggernaut Productions Some series take their time to grow on you, giving the impatient viewer a feel that this one’s a listless, vapid, done-before show before things pick up. A classic example of this was Maharani, and in the non-crime section, last year’s Ghar Waapsi. But when the…