Six-year-old Alex writes to Obama, says his family will adopt Syrian refugee Omran

Published on Sep 22 2016 // Uncategorized
NEW DELHI: There aren’t too many children who can say US President Barack Obama read a letter they wrote to him. But six-year old New Yorker Alex can tell all his friends that Obama not only read his letter about a Syrian refugee, but also hailed it the spirit it embodied as exemplary. Alex wrote...

Punjab RSS leader Jagdish Gagneja passes away

Published on Sep 22 2016 // Uncategorized
Senior RSS leader Jagdish Gagneja, who was shot at in Jalandhar by unidentified assailants in August, died at a hospital in Ludhiana on Thursday morning. Gagneja, 65, breathed his last at 9.16 AM at the Hero DMC Heart Institute, Dr G S Wander, Director of the Institute, said. Brigadier (retd) Gagneja...

Volkswagen India will begin emissions recall with last gen Skoda Superb

Published on Sep 21 2016 // Uncategorized
It’s been nine months since German automobile giant Volkswagen Group announced that it would recall all of its diesel cars involved in its emissions scandal. The recall would involve multiple models across brands like Audi, Skoda and Volkswagen and we now know that the Skoda Superb will be the first...

Amazon makes customers pay more for popular products

Published on Sep 21 2016 // Uncategorized
Washington, Sep 21 : The online shopping portal Amazon’s algorithms make customers pay more for popular products giving prominence to items that benefit the retail giant, a study by ProPublica said. ProPublica on Tuesday said it reviewed 250 frequently purchased products over several weeks to see...

Indian envoy sees good scope for expanding Indo-Saudi ties

Published on Sep 20 2016 // Featured, Gulf, NRI, Special, Uncategorized
Indian envoy sees good scope for  expanding Indo-Saudi ties
H.E. AHMAD JAVED, AMBASSADOR OF INDIA TO THE KINGDOM OF SAUDI ARABIA By: Syed Zia ur Rahman, India’s Ambassador to Saudi Arabia, Ahmad Javed, has said that despite the 38% fall in crude oil imports from Saudi Arabia in value terms, there has been a 15% surge in the volume of crude oil...

Facebook Hires Ex-Snapdeal CPO Anand Chandrasekaran to Work on Messenger

Published on Sep 20 2016 // India, Uncategorized
Signalling how important India is for its growth, Facebook has hired Anand Chandrasekaran, a former Yahoo executive who was working as chief product officer at e-tailer Snapdeal, to boost future prospects for its Messenger app. Based out of Facebook’s Silicon Valley headquarters, Chandrasekaran...

World schooling the new form of learning

Published on Sep 19 2016 // Uncategorized
To start with a whole load of people will ask what world schooling is. I define it as homeschooling on the go: Educating your child through experiential learning whilst travelling in the world. World schooling is the new way of home schooling children, an unconventional way of education, where the child...

Chikungunya crisis: Common man suffering as Centre-Delhi Govt playing blame game, says Congress

Published on Sep 17 2016 // Uncategorized
The Congress Party on Saturday accused the Centre and the Delhi government of indulging in a blame game over who was shirking responsibility for dealing with the Chikungunya and Dengue crisis, and causing immense distress to the citizens of the national capital. “This is very sad and unfortunate. On...

Talk about women’s empowerment in 21st century is shameless: Shoojit Sircar

Published on Sep 16 2016 // Uncategorized
New Delhi, Sep 16 : Filmmaker Shoojit Sircar, who has co-produced latest courtroom drama “Pink”, says he decided to make this film after his wife Jhuma once told him that it’s “shameless” that we are talking about women’s empowerment in today’s modern times. “‘Pink’...

The Islamic Society of North America (ISNA) Returns to Chicago for Largest American Muslim Convention.

Published on Aug 09 2016 // Featured, Uncategorized, World
The Islamic Society of North America (ISNA) Returns to  Chicago for Largest American Muslim Convention.
Mr. Azhar Azeez, ISNA President, Mr.Hazem Bata, ISNA Secretary General, Mr.Mir Khan, Convention Steering committee, Co-Chair, Mr. Ashfaq Syed, Secretary, Convention Steering Committee,Mr. Salman Azam, Media Co Chair, Convention Steering Committee and Ms.Faryal M Khatri, Communication Department, ISNA...

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