Biden appoints two Indian-Americans to Advisory Committee for Trade Policy and Negotiations

WASHINGTON: US President Joe Biden on Friday named two Indian-Americans — Revathi Advaithi, CEO of Flex, and Manish Bapna, CEO of the Natural Resources Defence Council — to the Advisory Committee for Trade Policy and Negotiations.On Friday, Biden announced his intent to appoint 14 people to the Advisory Committee, which provides overall policy advice to […]


Megha-Tropiques-1: Decommissioned Indo-French weather satellite safely disintegrated over Pacific Ocean | India News

NEW DELHI: A decommissioned Indo-French weather satellite, Megha-Tropiques-1 (MT-1), was safely disintegrated in the Earth’s atmosphere after the controlled re-entry operation that was successfully carried out on March 7.The weather satellite was launched on October 12, 2011, as a collaborative effort between Isro and French space agency CNES for carrying out tropical weather and climate […]

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Silicon Valley Bank collapses, sparks global financial rout

MUMBAI: Silicon Valley Bank, a four-decade old US lender, collapsed into Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) receivership on Friday, after its long-established customer base of technology startups grew worried and yanked deposits. Receivership typically means a bank’s deposits will be assumed by another, healthy bank or the FDIC will pay depositors up to the $250,000 […]