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  • Indian-American Congresswoman features in Politico Power list

    Washington: Indian-American Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal, a fast-rising Democratic star, has featured in the Politico magazine's "Power List for the year 2018" for having assumed the mantle of a House "leader of the resistance". Jayapal, 52, is in the fifth position and the only Indian ...

  • Kannadiga chosen to lead Jharkhand Congress

    Bengaluru: Karnataka's Dr Ajay Kumar has been appointed as the President of Jharkhand Pradesh Congress Committee. AICC Vice President Rahul Gandhi appointed Dr Ajay as the president keeping 2019 general elections in mind. Ajay Kumar hails from coastal town Mulky. He is the second son of ...

  • Frivita and Nivita bag NBJ Yuva Pratibha Puraskar and Jeet Milan 'The person of the year'

    Mangaluru: Frivita D'Souza and Nivita Cardoza, young budding youth are chosen for the 'NBJ – Amulya Akash Yuva Pratibha Puraskar-2017' in sports and art category respectively while environmentalist Jeet Milan Roche chosen for the 'Godwin-Sushma Rasquinha Person of the Year -2017' instituted by ...

  • Yakshagana performance thrills Kannadigas in Miami

    Miami: Nandi Kannada Koota of South Florida celebrated Deepavali on Nov 4. Various cultural programme such as Bollywood Fusion by Sharieli Sharan and group, Bollywood Bhangra, invocation song by ladies, Chappale song by Vidyamandir Kannada students, dance by Preethi and group were ...

  • US education fair in Bengaluru on Nov 5

    Bengaluru: EducationUSA, in partnership with Yashna Trust, will hold a university fair at Hotel Taj Vivanta (Vijayanagar Hall), MG Road in Bengaluru on Sunday, November 5, 2017 from 12 to 4.30 p.m. Entry is free. The fair is part of an annual all-India tour that will also include stops in New ...

  • KE and IIFL enter into a collaboration programme to benefit members

    Bengaluru: Kanara Entrepreneurs (KE) and IIFL, one of India's leading wealth management and NBFC companies, held a joint session on Oct 27 at the Grand Magrath Hotel entering into a collaboration for a period of one year. The inaugural session was addressed by Nirmal Jain, co-founder ...

  • ICYM Pangla all set for 14th Diocesan Konkani Singing Competition

    By Alphonse Mendonsa Shankerpura: ICYM Pangla is all geared up for hosting the 14th edition of Konkani singing competition to be held on Oct 29. Singers from most of the parishes are participating in this very popular singing competition. Addressing a press conference, ICYM ...

  • Decline in Indians looking to work overseas as Trump and Brexit bite

    Bengaluru: There has been a 38% decrease in Indians looking to move to the US and 42% decrease in Indians looking to work in the UK in the last year, according to job site Indeed. The decrease in the number of Indians looking to move abroad also extends to the Gulf, as evidenced by the 21% decrease ...

  • Kerala way to building highway: chit fund for diaspora

    Thiruvananthapuram: The Kerala government aims to raise Rs 10,000 crore from non-resident Keralites (NRK) by launching a chit fund scheme 'Pravasi chitti' to finance two new highways extending to nearly 1,900 km, said Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan here on Thursday. The government will ...

  • Shivamogga to have its first Basaveshwara statue

    Bengaluru: Shivamogga will soon have its first Basaveshwara statue after the UK's Lambeth Basaveshwara Foundation donated the statue to Shivamogga Municipal Corporation on Sunday (Oct 8) in London. Mayor of Shimoga N Elumalai and councillor Yogesh received the statue on behalf of Municipal ...

  • Indian-American Ajit Pai gets 2nd term as FCC Chairman

    Washington: The US Senate has approved the nomination of Indian American Ajit Varadaraj Pai for a second term as the Federal Communication Commission (FCC) Chairman. Pai, whose term was to end later this year, was reappointed on Monday for a five-year term after getting a majority of 52-41, ...

  • Soon, Sharjah-bound Keralites can get driving licence in Kerala

    Thiruvananthapuram: Driving licences valid in Sharjah to be issued in Kerala for those going to the UAE, an Arabic Study Centre in Kerala -- are among the recommendations accepted in principle by the visiting Supreme Council Member and ruler of Sharjah Sheikh Sultan Bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, said a ...