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Hindus ask Blizzard Entertainment to withdraw Devi Avatar ‘Kali’ in Video Game

The skin is said to demean and be dismissive of the respected Hindu goddesses by letting anyone assume the avatar of a holy...

California Education Board approves of richer content on Hinduism and ancient India in the curriculum

The new framework has been accepted after several public hearings and objections, which kept pouring in for the past two years The updated...

Lt Governor of California Asks Education Board For Proper Depiction of Hinduism in Text Books

The Lieutenant Governor of California, Gavin Newsom, has written to the California State Board of Education asking them to properly alter their prejudiced...

Tulsi Gabbard asks California education board to describe Hinduism accurately, urges to include the ‘positive contributions’ made by Hindu women

In a letter head of their final hearing, on July 8, Gabbard has insisted that the board should ensure both the identity and...

Gurdwara Sahib Stockton: The Sikh Temple is a sanctuary of Peace and reminder of Home

The Gurdwara Sahib Stockton in Stockton was built by the Sikhs who had settled in America, over 100 years ago According to Amarjit...

10 Injured During White Nationalist Rally in California

The Traditionalist Worker Party (TWP) whose leader describes it as a "white nationalist" group, had a permit for an afternoon rally near the...

USA: In California, Modesto Police Department hires First Sikh officer

Khun Khun represents the Sikh community which originated in Punjab around the 15th century in the Indian subcontinent Khun Khun, an Indian by...

A Powerful Find that can change gene in Insects, Animals and Plants

Study shows that genes of an entire species can be modified  This discovery was used in making malaria in Brazil that are resistant to...

Using computer algorithm to catch the sound of endangered frogs

Red-legged frogs are listed as threatened under the Endangered Species Act. Gary Kittleson a biologist is trying determine whether the conservation efforts are helping or...

Can Batteries Last forever? A new breakthrough may not far away

https://youtu.be/rTNwmVq4v04 Mya Le Thai, a scientist from the University of California, Irvine has introduced a new technology to mankind. An invention which is a nanowire-based...

‘ET Comes Home’: NASA’s fuel tank takes a street ride to LA museum

By Archita Aggarwal A giant orange NASA fuel tank began its final journey on Saturday, along city streets to a Los Angeles science center where...

India or South Asia – The HAF campaign

There’s an ongoing debate in California over how to portray ancient India in academic curricula for grades 6 and 7. Some want it to...

Editing out India and Hinduism: California ‘Textbook’ movement spreading Indophobia?

New York: Led by hundreds of high school students, teachers, parents of Indian kids in American schools and “outraged” grandpas and grandmas, more than...

Indian-origin scientists reveal tomato waste can generate electricity

New York: A study involving Indian-origin scientists revealed that damaged tomatoes unsuitable for sale can be used as a powerful source of generating electricity. "We have found...

Kamala Harris set to become the US Congress’ first Indian American senator?

California: The attorney general of California, Kamala Devi Harris, who is an Indian American, may become the first Indian American senator in the US...

The fading history of Punjabi-Mexicans

The onset of the 1990s saw a generation of working Punjabi men heading to the West in search for a better life in the...

From Dubai to Mumbai, migrants flock to Bihar to vote

Patna: Thousands of migrants are flocking to Bihar from far and wide to vote in the assembly elections, an enthusiasm not seen earlier. Rehan Khan from...

Curiosity and science give wings to Odisha’s Google girl

By NewsGram staff writer Bhubaneswar: Despite being a Class 9 student, she nourishes a passion for serving the society through scientific research of mass interest....

Text of Modi’s address at Digital India dinner

San Jose: Following is the text of Prime Minister Narendra Modi' speech at the "Digital India" dinner with Who's Who of the tech world: "Thank...

Indian couple in US sued for calling autistic son ‘public nuisance’

Washington: After alleging that their autistic son is a "public nuisance", an Indian couple was arrested in California, according to a media report. Vidyut Gopal...

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