‘Revolutionary Change’ Required To Address Unprecedented Global Extinction Crisis

From The Conversation. We are witnessing the loss of biodiversity at rates never before seen in human history. Nearly a million species face extinction if we do not fundamentally change our relationship with the natural world, according to the world’s largest assessment of biodiversity. Last week, in the culmination of a process involving 500 biodiversity … Read more‘Revolutionary Change’ Required To Address Unprecedented Global Extinction Crisis

Miami socialite arrested for running high-end handbag scam

NRI Pulse Staff Report Atlanta, GA, May 11, 2019: A Miami, Florida socialite is charged with running a high-end designer handbag scam. Meghana Rajadhyaksha, 39, bought 69 handbags by Fendi, Gucci and other famous designer brands worth about $135,000 over a 17-month span, the feds say. A federal complaint obtained by CBS says the socialite … Read moreMiami socialite arrested for running high-end handbag scam

Indian National Simratpal Singh Dies in ICE Custody in Arizona

An Indian national, Mr. Simratpal Singh (21), who was in the custody of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) at the La Paz County Jail in Arizona passed away on May 3, 2019. According to a statement from ICE: After posting bond on charges of assault and sexual assault, Simratpal Singh, 21, was transferred to ICE … Read moreIndian National Simratpal Singh Dies in ICE Custody in Arizona

Living in a Rundown RV, Homeless Woman Waits for Affordable Housing

Most people think that living in an RV, someone isn’t homeless. Instead, they are a traveler and free spirit, having the kind of lifestyle most would want. Taking a closer look, it’s not what it appears to be. I became … Continue reading → The post Living in a Rundown RV, Homeless Woman Waits for … Read moreLiving in a Rundown RV, Homeless Woman Waits for Affordable Housing

Judge Amit Mehta to fast-track ruling on Trump finances subpoena

Washington, May 10 (IANS) Amit Mehta, an Indian-American judge, will fast-track a decision on President Donald Trumps bid to quash a subpoena for financial records from his accounting firm, saying he will decide the full case after a hearing on May 14. Mehta of the District Court for the District of Columbia, made his announcement on … Read moreJudge Amit Mehta to fast-track ruling on Trump finances subpoena

Homeless Outside the City: A Look at Canada’s Rural Homeless Population

When we think of homelessness, our minds naturally gravitate toward big cities. We picture people sleeping under streetlamps instead of stars, walking beside skyscrapers instead of meadows; but that’s not always the case. In Canada and elsewhere, a budding rural … Continue reading → The post Homeless Outside the City: A Look at Canada’s Rural … Read moreHomeless Outside the City: A Look at Canada’s Rural Homeless Population

SpiceJet’s 3-hour flight turns into 15-hour ordeal

Asked about the complaints of being kept inside the plane for a long time, SpiceJet sources say Nagpur is an “offline station” for the airline, which means it does not have flights there. Airlines say making arrangements at such places can sometimes take longer as they do not have their own staff there. Please follow … Read moreSpiceJet’s 3-hour flight turns into 15-hour ordeal

Political, business leaders pay rich tributes to ITC chairman Y C Deveshwar

Political and business leaders paid heartfelt tributes to ITC chairman Y C Deveshwar, who passed away Saturday morning after a brief illness. Politicians including PM Modi, Finance minister Arun Jaitley, West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee expressed their condolences for the departed businessman. Various business associations too paid their respects. Please follow and like us:

India orders antitrust probe of Google for alleged Android abuse: Report

India’s antitrust watchdog has ordered an investigation into Alphabet Inc’s unit Google for allegedly abusing the dominant position of its popular Android mobile operating system to block rivals, sources aware of the matter said. The Competition Commission of India last year started looking into the complaint, which is similar to one Google faced in Europe. … Read moreIndia orders antitrust probe of Google for alleged Android abuse: Report

ICC World Cup 2019: ‘Indians could be largest overseas visitors in UK this summer’

Indians could be the biggest chunk of overseas visitors going to England this summer for the Cricket World Cup. The British High Commission (BHC) estimates about 80,000 Indians may travel for the mega event. The most important date for India is June 16, a Sunday, when the men in blue take on Pakistan at the … Read moreICC World Cup 2019: ‘Indians could be largest overseas visitors in UK this summer’

Y C Deveshwar, ITC’s longest serving chief, passes away

Y C Deveshwar, ITC’s longest serving chairman, passed away on Saturday at the age of 72. Deveshwar was appointed as a director on the board of the company on April 11, 1984 and became the chief executive and chairman of the board on January 1, 1996, according to the ITC website. Please follow and like … Read moreY C Deveshwar, ITC’s longest serving chief, passes away