Pilot falls unconscious for 40 minutes while flying

This post was originally published on this siteThe Australian Transport Safety Bureau released its report into the “serious incident”, which took place on March 9. The probe found that the pilot had only consumed a chocolate bar, an energy drink and water before the flight. The incident involved an aircraft from flight school Flight Training … Read morePilot falls unconscious for 40 minutes while flying

Elon Musk under fire for tweets on Tesla sex video

This post was originally published on this siteElon Musk, 47, posted tweets loaded with double entendre on Thursday after a video surfaced this week of two people having sex in a Tesla operating on Autopilot. ​​“Turns out there’s more ways to use Autopilot than we imagined,” he wrote in his initial post. Please follow and … Read moreElon Musk under fire for tweets on Tesla sex video

Driving change: Government may let you be part-time cabbie

This post was originally published on this siteThe government may soon allow you to ferry passengers in your private car but limit you to make just 3-4 such trips in a day. This is part of the initiative to push shared mobility as the transport ministry gets down to framing a policy for ‘vehicle pooling’ … Read moreDriving change: Government may let you be part-time cabbie

Tata Steel, German co Thyssenkrupp call off JV

This post was originally published on this siteThe JV, announced in September 2017, was supposed to create Europe’s second-largest steel company with a turnover of 15 billion euros, behind ArcelorMittal. The deal was expected to stabilise and cut down the debt of the Tatas’ loss-making European steel business. The collapse of the JV is a … Read moreTata Steel, German co Thyssenkrupp call off JV

House Passes Axne-Amended Disaster Supplemental Bill

This post was originally published on this siteWASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Rep. Cindy Axne (IA-03) successfully amended the disaster supplemental bill to increase funding for crucial programs vital to Iowa recovery efforts. The U.S. House of Representatives unanimously approved two Axne amendments that increase funding for the Emergency Watershed Protection Program by $300 million and … Read moreHouse Passes Axne-Amended Disaster Supplemental Bill

Making News: New National Interest China Trade War Op-Ed Posted…& More!

This post was originally published on this siteI’m pleased to announce the publication of my latest op-ed article.  Posted by The National Interest today, it presents a trove of data – including from the latest U.S. monthly trade report – showing that even though the outcome of the current U.S.-China trade talks is anyone’s guess, economic … Read moreMaking News: New National Interest China Trade War Op-Ed Posted…& More!

Border apprehensions to reach 13-year high in 2019: Report

This post was originally published on this sitepublished 2019-05-10 15:47:50 by Sam Dorman Border apprehensions for 2019 will reach the highest level since 2006 and double the number seen in 2018, suggesting that an already-dire border crisis will continue to worsen amid congressional gridlock on the issue. Princeton Policy Advisors, a group focusing on developing policy solutions … Read moreBorder apprehensions to reach 13-year high in 2019: Report

JAG’S THOUGHTS: In search of good corporate governance

This post was originally published on this siteBY DR. JAGDISH SHETH* Since the great recession of 2008, corporations have been subject to close  scrutiny both by the regulations as well as by the public at  large. More recently, dramatic failures of America’s corporate icons such as General Electric and Sears (and several specialty retailers including … Read moreJAG’S THOUGHTS: In search of good corporate governance

Gap year programs to consider before college

This post was originally published on this siteBY KRISTEN MOON Traditionally, students have transitioned directly from high school into their first year of undergraduate. While some students follow this path and excel, other students might have trouble adjusting. Moving to a new environment, taking classes, and studying for exams – all without having their parents … Read moreGap year programs to consider before college

NPR’s Chain Migration Error

This post was originally published on this siteFri, May 10th 2019 @ 2:05 pm EDT  by  Jeremy Beck In her interview with Jose Antonio Vargas this week, NPR’s Rachel Martin mischaracterized separate proposals from David Frum and President Trump to reduce immigration. “Chain migration” and “family reunification” are not interchangeable terms. Please follow and like … Read moreNPR’s Chain Migration Error

Flower power: Celebrating nature on fabric

This post was originally published on this site BY RANI SHARMA, RANEEZ BOUTIQUE Indian culture has always celebrated nature in its lifestyle. Our culture worships elements like rain, wind, animals and trees. The embroidery styles on fabrics vary as they move from the north to south of India, but the use of floral embroidery seems … Read moreFlower power: Celebrating nature on fabric

Francois Gautier on why Indians are ignorant about their history, and why it matters

This post was originally published on this sitePhoto Caption: Francois Gautier (center) with USHA president Gokul Kunnath and NRI Pulse’s Jyothsna Hegde. BY JYOTHSNA HEGDE Atlanta, GA, May 10, 2019: “You cannot just come and merge into the American system. You need to respect the laws and contribute, but do not lose your Indianness. Defend … Read moreFrancois Gautier on why Indians are ignorant about their history, and why it matters

Spectacular celebration of Sri Sita Rama Kalyanam at HTA

This post was originally published on this siteBY MAHADEV DESAI Photos by Suresh K. Volam, Sri Photos Atlanta, GA, May 10, 2019: No sooner the invitations announcing the Vivah Mahotsavam of Lord Rama and Sita Devi were received by the devotees, they waited in eager anticipation of the auspicious Sri Rama Navami Day on Saturday, … Read moreSpectacular celebration of Sri Sita Rama Kalyanam at HTA

Shruthilaya celebrates Composers’ Day with two events

This post was originally published on this siteAtlanta, GA, May 10, 2019: Shruthilaya Carnatic music school celebrated its Composers day event for two days this year- On February 3rd at the Shirdi Sai temple and on March 23rd at Chinmaya Niketan, Norcross. At the Shirdi Sai temple event, Saint Tyagaraja’s Pancharatna kritis were rendered by … Read moreShruthilaya celebrates Composers’ Day with two events

Can’t handle Amrapali projects: Authorities to SC

This post was originally published on this siteWhen a bench of Justices Arun Mishra and U U Lalit asked the Noida authorities whether they would be able to complete the task, they admitted that it would not be possible for them to take over the housing projects and complete the construction. Please follow and like … Read moreCan’t handle Amrapali projects: Authorities to SC

Cultural gaiety, release of Kiran Bhat’s travelogue at NKK Yugadi

This post was originally published on this siteBY JYOTHSNA HEGDE Atlanta, GA, May 10, 2019: Nrupathunga Kannada Koota (NKK) celebrated Yugadi with much splendor and traditional fervor on March 30, 2019 at Berkmar High School. Founding member Dr. H.N. Ramaswamy and Dr. Jagdish N. Sheth presided as chief guests of the event. Yugadi, derived from … Read moreCultural gaiety, release of Kiran Bhat’s travelogue at NKK Yugadi

Konkani Association of Georgia celebrates Yugadi 2019

This post was originally published on this siteAtlanta, GA, May 10, 2019: The Konkani Association Of Georgia (KAOG) celebrated their annual Yugadi celebration on April 6th at Roswell Center.  Yugadi is an important festival celebrated in most parts of India with different names. As the word translates, ‘Yuga’ is Era and ‘Adi’ is the beginning, … Read moreKonkani Association of Georgia celebrates Yugadi 2019

PepsiCo withdraws all cases against Guj farmers

This post was originally published on this siteAnand Yagnik, the farmers’ lawyer said there was no pending litigation now that PepsiCo India on Friday withdrew the remaining two lawsuits it had filed against nine Gujarat farmers for allegedly growing a variety of potato on which it claimed exclusive rights. A week earlier, PepsiCo had withdrawn … Read morePepsiCo withdraws all cases against Guj farmers

Ekal Vidyalaya’s “Surili Shaam Ekal Ke Naam” raises $44000

This post was originally published on this siteBy Rachna Gupta and Mahadev DesaiPhotos by Vinod Devlia Atlanta, GA, May 10, 2019: Each year, from March to June, Ekal Vidyalaya Foundation (EVF), brings artists from India on a US tour to apprise people of the wonderful work that Ekal’s one-teacher schools are doing in educating and … Read moreEkal Vidyalaya’s “Surili Shaam Ekal Ke Naam” raises $44000

Atlanta Telugu Samskruti celebrates Ugadi with traditional fervor

This post was originally published on this siteBY JYOTHSNA HEGDEPhotos by Suresh K. Volam, Sri Photos Atlanta, GA, May 10, 2019: Atlanta Telugu Samskruti celebrated Ugadi festival with traditional fervor and an award ceremony at the Ugadi Vedukalu and Ugadi Puraskaramulu event held on April 6, 2019 held at the Johns Creek Event center. Brimming with … Read moreAtlanta Telugu Samskruti celebrates Ugadi with traditional fervor

United States and Luxembourg Sign Memorandum on Space Co-Operation

This post was originally published on this siteUnited States and Luxembourg Sign Memorandum on Space Co-Operation ASowah@doc.gov Fri, 05/10/2019 – 10:19 Space commerce FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Friday, May 10, 2019 LUXEMBOURG – The Grand Duchy of Luxembourg and the United States of America today signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) that will serve to catalyze … Read moreUnited States and Luxembourg Sign Memorandum on Space Co-Operation

Bollywood Beats 2019: Access Life America raises funds to support families battling cancer

This post was originally published on this siteBy Hardeep Singh (hsingh6005@gmail.com) Atlanta, GA, May 10, 2019: On March 23rd , Access Life America organized Bollywood Beats 2019 – a musical event to promote their efforts of providing support to children and their families who are fighting cancer.  One of the biggest challenges faced by patient … Read moreBollywood Beats 2019: Access Life America raises funds to support families battling cancer

US and China stumble into trade war over tariffs

This post was originally published on this siteTeams from the two countries are meting again on Friday morning to continue talks even as Trump warned that he would slap more tariffs on the balance of the $540 billion in annual Chinese imports if there is no deal. Beijing has warned of retaliatory tariffs on the … Read moreUS and China stumble into trade war over tariffs

BAGA hosts 2019 Scicom Cup cricket tournament with a heavy heart

This post was originally published on this siteBy Rabindra Chakraborty Atlanta, GA, May 10, 2019: After having a huge success in 2018, Bengali Association of Greater Atlanta (BAGA) hosted the Scicom Cup tournament for the second time. The cricket final match was played on April 27, 2019 in Shakerag park, Johns Creek. The 12-over-innings games … Read moreBAGA hosts 2019 Scicom Cup cricket tournament with a heavy heart

Border Apprehensions Continue to Surge in April

This post was originally published on this site Fri, May 10th 2019 @ 9:30 am EDT Border apprehensions surged for the third straight month after the Department of Homeland Security reported 98,997 apprehensions during the month of April. Family units continued to drive the number of border apprehensions with a record-high 58,474 apprehensions during the … Read moreBorder Apprehensions Continue to Surge in April

Hope for Jet Airways as Etihad submits binding bid

This post was originally published on this siteIn a statement, Etihad said,”We have been working consistently with key stakeholders in India over the past 15 months to help find a solution which would ensure Jet’s return as a viable and competitive Indian airline.. Etihad re-emphasises that it cannot be..the sole investor…additional suitable investors would need … Read moreHope for Jet Airways as Etihad submits binding bid

Today in OpenGov: Where’s your press pass?

This post was originally published on this siteEditor’s note: Today in OpenGov will be taking another brief hiatus for the next couple of weeks. We’ll be back after Memorial Day with all the latest news. On that note, today marks your last chance to take our reader survey. Your feedback will help us continue to … Read moreToday in OpenGov: Where’s your press pass?

Industrial output at 21 month low, slips 0.1%

This post was originally published on this siteIndustrial output contracted 0.1% in March due to a slowdown in the manufacturing sector. Factory output as measured in terms of the Index of Industrial Production had expanded 5.3% in March 2018. During the entire 2018-19 fiscal, industrial output witnessed a 3.6% growth as against 4.4% in the … Read moreIndustrial output at 21 month low, slips 0.1%

Katy Perry loves ‘desi’ twist to her Met Gala look

This post was originally published on this siteNew Delhi, May 10 (IANS) Katy Perry attended the 2019 Met Gala as a human chandelier, and now the singer has expressed her appreciation for an Indian version of the attire. The 34-year-old pop star embraced the 2019 Met Gala theme “Camp: Notes of Fashion”, and turned up at … Read moreKaty Perry loves ‘desi’ twist to her Met Gala look

Modi on Time magazine cover with controversial headline

This post was originally published on this siteNew Delhi, May 10 (IANS) American news magazine Time has featured Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the cover page of its May 20 issue with a headline that may create controversy across India amid the election season. The headline reads “India’s Divider in Chief” and carries a caricature of … Read moreModi on Time magazine cover with controversial headline

Press Mention: Trump Increases China Tariffs as Trade Deal Hangs in the Balance

This post was originally published on this siteExcerpt. “To the president’s credit, the tariffs are working,” said Dan DiMicco, the chairman of the trade lobbying group Coalition for a Prosperous America and a former trade adviser to Mr. Trump during his 2016 campaign. “America’s manufacturers and workers are now seeing gains as manufacturing employment rises … Read morePress Mention: Trump Increases China Tariffs as Trade Deal Hangs in the Balance

Fair vs. HyreCar vs Hertz: Battle of the Rideshare Rental Programs

This post was originally published on this siteThere are many reasons why drivers nowadays are looking to rent or lease a vehicle vs. using their own for rideshare: to avoid putting miles on their car, to be able to drive while their car is in the shop, or because their vehicle doesn’t qualify to drive … Read moreFair vs. HyreCar vs Hertz: Battle of the Rideshare Rental Programs

Homelessness and Olympic Host Cities: People Are Being Displaced

This post was originally published on this siteWhat Type of Games are We Playing? Some believe that in modern times, all the world is a stage. We appear before the masses, our banners stretched across the tops of websites, our logos linking out to coveted digital destinations. … Continue reading → The post Homelessness and … Read moreHomelessness and Olympic Host Cities: People Are Being Displaced