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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.

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

Oct 27, 2021 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.


Post Office In USA To Be Named After Sikh Police Officer

Deputy Sandeep Singh Dhaliwal was gunned down at a traffic stop last month. He was the first Texas deputy to wear turban and beard while performing his duty.

Indian-American Lawyer Nitin Shah To Be Appointed To Council of The Administrative Conference of US

Oct 01, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

Nitin Shah currently serves as General Counsel of the US General Services Administration and is appointed to the new role along with Leslie B. Kiernan and Funmi Olorunnipa Badejo.


26-Year-Old Indian American Pleads Guilty To USD 2 Million Health Care Fraud, Prisoned

He faces a maximum of 20 years in prison and a USD 250,000 fine, or twice the gross gain or loss from the offense, whichever is greatest. Sentencing is scheduled for February 10, 2022.

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A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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