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Amit Shah Lashes Out On Rahul Gandhi For His Remarks On Dynasticism In India
Taking on Rahul Gandhi for his Berkley remark on dynasticism in India, BJP chief Amit Shah today said it is a trait peculiar to the Congress and not the country. Shah described the BJP as the only party in the country in which internal democracy prevails. "Dynasticism is a trait of the Congres..
Virginia Governor Calls Meeting With Congress VP Rahul Gandhi Productive
Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Monday met Governor of Virginia Terry McAuliffe, who called it a "productive meeting". McAuliffe tweeted: "Growing relations between India and the Commonwealth of Virginia with @OfficeOfRG, @milinddeora, and @sampitroda. Very productive meeting." Replyin..
Congress VP Rahul Gandhi To Address Public Meeting In New York
Congress party Vice President Rahul Gandhi is scheduled to address a public meeting in New York on Wednesday arranged by the the party's overseas wing as part of its push to enlist Non-resident Indians (NRIs). On Monday in Washington, Gandhi, who is on a tour of the US, spoke at the pro-Democrati..
Amrit Dasu, Charly Black Perform In New York
Dancehall superstar Charly Black and US-born R&B singer-songwriter and model Amrit Dasu performed at the Mega Jam concert here. Charly introduced the pop sensation, who has roots in India, to a packed audience while on stage at the concert on September 3. The two collaborators did an imprompt..
Nasdaq Celebrates Indian I-Day
The Nasdaq stock exchange has celebrated India's 71th Independence Day with Sandeep Chakravorty, India's New York Consul General, ringing the opening bell. Chakravorty on Wednesday said that the financial sector was the most important determinant of "the incredible" India-US economic partnership..
Bangladeshi Diplomat In US Charged With Trafficking
A high-ranking Bangladeshi diplomat based in New York, accused of forcing his servant to work for up to 18 hours a day without pay, was charged on Monday with labour trafficking and assault, CNN reported. Shahedul Islam, Bangladesh's Deputy Consul General in New York, faces up to 15 years in pris..
US Stocks Close Lower Amid Economic Data
New York: US stocks closed lower as investors were digesting the latest economic data from the country. The Dow Jones Industrial Average on Tuesday lost 50.8 points, or 0.24 per cent, to 21,029.47, Xinhua news agency reported. The S&P 500 erased 2.91 points, or 0.12 per cent, to 2,412.91. The Na..
Novel HIV Test To Detect Hidden Virus Faster
New York: American researchers, including one of Indian origin, have developed a test that is sensitive enough to detect "hidden" HIV and yet is faster, less labour-intensive and less expensive than the current "gold standard" test. HIV virus has a knack for lying dormant in immune cells at level..
Marijuana Use May Increase Gum Disease Risk
New York: Frequent recreational use of cannabis including marijuana, hashish, and hash oil increases the risk of gum disease, says a study. "It is well known that frequent tobacco use can increase the risk of periodontal disease, but it was surprising to see that recreational cannabis users may a..
WhatsApp Allows Teenagers To Better Express Themselves: Study
New York: Mobile messaging service WhatsApp helps teenagers communicate better and to openly express themselves with their peers than in their classrooms, a study has claimed. The findings showed that WhatsApp groups allow teenagers to express themselves in ways that they cannot at school, helpin..