Fresh off a controversy over the sale of underwear with an image of the Hindu deity, Amazon Canada is getting heat over the appropriation of the flag of India.
India’s Minister of External Affairs says his country will discontinue issuing visas to Amazon employees and suspend those already issued if the company did not stop … Read more
UPDATE: Early Friday morning after most people had gone to sleep, the California Instructional Quality Commission rejected a proposal to replace the word “India” with “South Asia” in history books used in California public schools, reports First Post.
The … Read more
A 36-year-old woman has been sentenced to three years in federal prison for conspiracy and human smuggling by bringing Asian Indians through an elaborate network that brought them through Central America and Mexico and into the U.S.
Rosa Astrid Umanzor-Lopez was extradited to the United States from … Read more
By Louis Chan
AsAmNews National Correspondent
India is reportedly turning to Oscar winning actress Julia Roberts to promote tourism in its country as well as the practice of yoga.
The actress who catapulted to fame with the movie Pretty Woman has been a regular practitioner of both Hinduism and … Read more
By Sid Sharma
The Cynical Desi
A sense of disquiet seems to be in the air of the little startup wonderland known as Silicon Valley. It finally hit me when home cleaning company Homejoy shuttered its doors. How could it burn through $40 million so quickly? The story isn’t any better for larger companies. … Read more
First Post is calling this a hoax.
It might be, but its just as possible people saw something on social media, shared and reposted it, and suddenly wrong information took on a life of its own.
India’s 11th President, Dr APJ Abdul Kalam, recently died of a heart attack.
President Obama expressed his condolences.… Read more
Indian Americans joined the people of India in mourning the death of former president APJ Abdula Kalam Monday in northeast India, reports The Indian Express.
Kalam, 83, collapsed due to a cardiac arrest while giving a lecture in the city of Shillong.
The North America Telugu Society (NATS) in a statement said, it is … Read more