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Fri, 01 Apr 2016
Modi Is Expected To Lay Out His Vision of Securing Nuclear Weapons   Washington, DC: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in the US to attend the two-day Nuclear Security Summit along with world leaders from over 50 countries. This is the PM’s third visit to the US, including his second trip to Washington DC after becoming Prime Minister in 2014.   Modi will be attending a dinner event, hosted by US President Barack Obama at the White House, in honor of the world leaders attend ...
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Fri, 25 Mar 2016
ISIS Claims Responsibility For Attacks On Civilians At Airport And Metro-Station    Washington, DC: Reminiscent of the recent November Paris bombings, Brussels is today recovering from ISIS claimed attacks that took the lives of 35 people and injured hundreds of others during rush hour on Tuesday morning. Two explosions ripped through the Brussels airport and minutes later in a Brussels metro station near European Union headquarters. American and European Intelligence agencies had been on a ...
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Fri, 25 Mar 2016
Washington, DC: With the long-term objective of improving vocational education and skills development in India, USINPAC hosted leaders of education.   The visiting education and industry experts from India include Ms. Bharaty Arun Subbu Rangan, Assistant Professor of Management Studies, Pondicherry University Community College, Mr. Nikhil Gala, Chairperson, Corporate Relations and Placements, Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies University, Mr. Avanish Kumar, Senior Program Leader, ...
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Tue, 08 Mar 2016
  Indian American Harris Had Been Campaigning and Raising Funds for A Year Now   Washington, DC: California Attorney General Kamala Harris on Feb 24th threw in her hat into the Senate race, by filling paperwork at the L.A. County registrar’s office in Norwalk.  Harris is running for the seat being vacated by Sen. Barbara Boxer, who retires from her post at the end of her term in 2017.   Born to an Indian mother, a breast cancer specialist Dr. Shyamala Gopalan Harris and a Jamaican A ...
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Fri, 04 Mar 2016
USINPAC hosts fundraiser in Philadelphia   Washington, DC: USINPAC co- hosted a fundraiser for Democrat Katie McGinty on Friday, February 26th in Philadelphia, along with USINPAC Leadership Committee member Michael Thevar.   Katie McGinty, held leadership positions in the fields of environmental redevelopment and specialty construction, clean energy and water businesses and in equity and debt management. In 2014, McGinty ran as candidate for Governor of Pennsylvania, losing to Tom Wolf, ...
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Thu, 03 Mar 2016
  Washington, DC: The US Senate on Feb 19 confirmed nominees to several ambassadorships and key administrative posts including that of Sunil Sabharwal as Alternate Executive Director to the International Monetary Fund (IMF), a post for which President Obama had nominated Sabharwal first in April 2014 and again in March 2015. Sunil Sabharwal is an independent Indian American investor, whose confirmation hearing was held in May of last year. He was sworn-in earlier this week, and has assumed h ...
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Fri, 19 Feb 2016
Part of USINPAC Presidential Dialogue Series   Washington, DC: Thick in the middle of US Presidential primaries, The US-India Political Action Committee (USINPAC) continued hosting interactive Presidential Dialogue series with Democratic and Republican Presidential campaigns to engage and discuss issues important to the Indian American community.  In its latest series USINPAC hosted a live Google Hangout, on February 16th, 2016 with the Presidential Campaign of Senator Ted Cruz, represente ...
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Fri, 12 Feb 2016
USINPAC opposes Sec. Kerry’s $860 Million Aid package to Pakistan Washington, DC: Fresh from his fifth visit to Afghanistan, wherein Senator Bob Corker had a first-hand experience of the ground realities and attacks on US troops by groups operating with in Pakistan, the Chairman of the powerful Senate Foreign Relations Committee shot off an angry letter to Secretary Kerry mentioning Pakistan’s duplicitous role in the fight on terror. "While we're spending tremendous amounts of US dollar ...
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Wed, 10 Feb 2016
Refused To Remove his Turban in Public to Meet Federal Safety Requirements Washington, DC: Indian American actor and designer Waris Ahluwalia, who gained fame as the first Sikh man to model for Gap and for his role in ‘The Grand Budapest Hotel’ was flying back to attend the New York Fashion Week. Ahluwalia has had earlier run-ins at airports and with popular culture because of his attire and looks. The 2013 Gap advertisement had set off a social media discussion on what it means to be an ...
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Wed, 03 Feb 2016
  Part of USINPAC Presidential Dialogue Series Washington, DC: As the race for the White House enters the season of caucuses and primaries, The US-India Political Action Committee (USINPAC) has been hosting Presidential Dialogue series with Democratic and Republican Presidential campaigns to discuss issues important to the Indian American community. In its recent engagement, USINPAC hosted a continuous series of videoconferences, on January 19th with the Presidential Campaign of Martin O'Ma ...
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