NASA Celebrates 60th Anniversary of First American in Space

NASA Honours Alan Shepard as It Celebrates 60th Anniversary of First American in Space

NASA astronaut Alan Shepard became the first American to travel to space 60 years ago on May 5. The space research organisation honoured Shepard and his mission with a special page on its website. The year 1961 was extremely crucial as the United States and the Soviet Union — the two dominant superpowers at the … Read more

NASA celebrates Asian American, Pacific Islander heritage month – Times of India

NASA celebrates Asian American, Pacific Islander heritage month - Times of India

WASHINGTON: With a belief to unite a workforce inclusive of employees from diverse background, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, (NASA) has already given a number of prolific scientists to the world; and the month of May has been dedicated to celebrating the contributions of those amazing employees by NASA. This May, to celebrate the contributions … Read more

US travel restriction: Air India to slash frequency of American nonstops – Times of India

US travel restriction: Air India to slash frequency of American nonstops - Times of India

NEW DELHI: Air India will be slashing frequency of its highly popular US nonstop from later this week as America’s travel restriction order from Covid-ravaged India comes into force from Tuesday morning, significantly reducing the number of eligible flyers. AI has about 30 weekly flights as of now and has cut flights mainly from and … Read more

Laura Ingraham: Biden announces attack on American wealth

Laura Ingraham: Biden announces attack on American wealth

Laura Ingraham slammed Biden’s first address to a joint session of Congress and policy proposals Wednesday, saying it is “insanity to ask hard-working Americans…to give more to a bunch of bureaucrats in Washington.”  LAURA INGRAHAM: It is insanity to ask hard-working Americans – no matter how much money they make – to give more to … Read more

American Pharmaceutical Company Signs Pacts with 5 Indian Drug Firms for Oral Candidate for Covid-19

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Drug firm MSD has decided to enter into voluntary licensing agreements for investigational oral antiviral drug candidate “molnupiravir”, which is being studied for the treatment of Covid-19, with Indian drug firms Sun Pharma, Cipla, Dr Reddy’s, Emcure Pharma and Hetero Labs, its Indian arm said on Tuesday. Molnupiravir is an investigational oral antiviral agent, currently … Read more

American biz rallies to help India fight Covid-19 – Times of India

American biz rallies to help India fight Covid-19 - Times of India

BENGALURU: In a big show of solidarity, numerous American businesses have stepped up to join India’s fight against the unprecedented pandemic crisis. The US Chamber of Commerce and CEOs from over 40 companies have set up a US public-private partnership called Global Task Force on Pandemic Response: Mobilising for India, to provide India with critical … Read more

American biopharmaceutical company Gilead announces steps to expand Remdesivir availability in India

Image Source : AP IMAGE Gilead announces steps to expand Remdesivir availability in India American biopharmaceutical company Gilead has announced steps to expand the availability of remdesivir, a key therapeutic medicine used in the treatment of COVID-19 patients, in India. “The recent surge of COVID-19 cases in India is having a devastating impact on communities … Read more

RBI restricts American Express, Diners Club from adding new customers – Times of India

RBI restricts American Express, Diners Club from adding new customers - Times of India

The central bank informed that the action will not impact any existing customers. (File photo) NEW DELH: The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Friday imposed restrictions on American Express Banking Corp and Diners Club International from onboarding new customers on their card network from May 1. The supervisory action was taken after both entities … Read more

April Is “Sikh Awareness Month” In Illinois: Indian American Congressman

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Raja Krishnamoorthi said there has been a rise in hate crimes against the Sikh-American community. Washington: Indian-American Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi has entered a statement into the Congressional record to recognise April as ‘Sikh appreciation and awareness month’ in his home state of Illinois. Underscoring the importance of the recognition, Raja Krishnamoorthi said there has been a … Read more

Afghanistan withdrawal draws concerns over abducted American – Times of India

Afghanistan withdrawal draws concerns over abducted American - Times of India

WASHINGTON: As the US moves to withdraw its military from Afghanistan over the next five months, concerns are growing about one American who risks being left behind. Mark Frerichs, a contractor from Lombard, Illinois, believed held for more than a year by the Taliban-affiliated Haqqani network, was not mentioned in President Joe Biden‘s address on … Read more

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