“For a joyful global Hindu community, the historic ceremony on August 5, 2020, marks the ushering of a new era. We should cherish and celebrate this day as a festival now, and forever in the future,” said Pandit Krishna Kumar Pandey, founder, president and Acharya of the Shiv Durga Temple in Bay Area, California. … [Read more...] about Temples in North America to hold virtual prayer to celebrate Ayodhya Ram Temple’s foundation laying ceremony
Professor Sayyid Syeed, co-founder of the Islamic Society of North America, the largest American Muslim organisation in the US and National Director of its Office for Interfaith and Community Alliances, told India Abroad, "Rashad is a wonderful example of our second generation Muslims in America, whose intellectual and professional achievements have been enhanced by their commitment to Islamic values and upbringing." … [Read more...] about Two Indian Americans prominent in Obama’s outreach to Muslim world
Magna International Inc on Friday reported better-than-expected quarterly revenue and forecast full-year sales above estimates, as auto sales in North America showed signs of a recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic.Since hitting a bottom in April, North America auto sales have gradually recovered as economies have reopened after easing of government-enforced lockdowns.A rebound in sales has seen major automakers scramble to ramp up production and boost weak inventories at dealerships, lifting sales at many auto parts makers including Canada's Magna.Earlier this week, U.S. auto parts makers BorgWarner Inc also reported a smaller-than-expected second-quarter loss and raised its full-year free cash flow outlook.Magna, which makes parts such as body structures, chassis and powertrain for customers including Ford Motor and Volkswagen, said it has been able to restart operations at its plants around the world.Ontario-based Magna had pulled its full-year financial outlook in March. The company … [Read more...] about Auto supplier Magna’s sales beat as vehicle production rebounds
That earthquake killed our Everest dream and we lost all the money we had invested. But we were happy that we were still alive. The Lobuche diversion had saved our lives. If we had followed our original plan, we would have, at that moment, been on Everest, in the heart of the avalanche that killed so many that day. … [Read more...] about The man who can’t resist challenges!
“We get anonymised samples, but it is a possibility. The strain is present only in South East Asia and seems to have travelled from Malaysia to Delhi and then Hyderabad, where we first detected the strain. From what we have learnt about the strain, however, is that it seems weaker. Of the A3i genomes we sequenced, none of the patients had died,” said Dr Mishra. … [Read more...] about 1,886 Sars-CoV-2 genomes sequenced