Connect with us

News

University of Illinois-Chicago student Ruth George killed on campus

Published

on

Ruth George
Ultimate Video Player playlist with id Headlines duplicate does not exist!

CHICAGO (Diya TV)  — The Chicago community is in mourning over the senseless death of Ruth George, an Indian American student at the University of Illinois at Chicago. The 19 year old was found strangled to death in her own car, which was parked in a university garage. A suspect is in custody.

At the California Democratic Party Convention, the party’s Progressive Caucus amended their platform to add support for the right for Hindu Kashmiri Pandit refugees to return to their ancestral homeland. Caucus Chair Amar Shergill said “speaking out for Muslims that live in Kashmir today means we must also advocate for the Pandit community that have spent a generation away from their homeland.”

Former New York City Mayor and billionaire tycoon Michael Bloomberg announced he is running for President and will seek the Democratic nomination. Former Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick also announced his candidacy last week.

And Jeopardy contestant Dhruv Gaur decided to use his Final Jeopardy response to cheer up host Alex Trebek, who is battling pancreatic cancer, saying ‘We love you Alex,’ bringing Trebek to tears.

Ravi Kapur contributed to this report.

News

Several killed in Kashmir border clash

Published

on

Kashmir

KASHMIR, India (Diya TV)  — New military clashes between Pakistan and India along the Kashmir border left several casualties on both sides. The Pakistani army confirmed the killing of two of its soldiers along the Line of Control (LoC) that divides Kashmir. The Indian military confirmed the death of one of its officers and a civilian. Both sides allege the conflict was started by the other.

Raag Singhal, an Indian American circuit court judge in Broward County, Florida, was confirmed by the U.S. Senate and will officially become a U.S. District Court judge in South Florida. It’s a lifetime appointment for Singhal, who will act as a trial judge in federal criminal and civil cases.

FCC chairman Ajit Pai announced Dr. Monisha Ghosh will become the FCC’s Chief Technology Officer, the first woman to serve in that role. Ghosh joins the FCC from the National Science Foundation where she was a program director and the University of Chicago, where she was a research professor.

Ravi Kapur contributed to this report.

Continue Reading

News

Historic Sikh temple in Pakistan vandalized, destruction threatened

Published

on

Sikh Temple

NANKANA SAHIB, Pakistan (Diya TV)  — Communal tensions are high in Pakistan’s Punjab state after a fiery Muslim mob hurled stones and threatened to destroy the historic Sikh Temple Nankana Sahib Gurdwara, birthplace of Guru Nanak, the founder of Sikhism. Pakistani officials say the situation is under control, and a large police presence is on site. But the men behind the demonstration say their goal is to eradicate Sikhs from the area.

On the order of President Trump, the American military killed Iran’s top military commander, Qassem Soleimani, in a missile strike at Baghdad airport. It’s a dramatic move by the Trump Administration who has been threatening action against Iran for their efforts to impede American operations in the Middle East. Iran’s President Rouhani said in reaction ‘we will take revenge’ and their foreign minister said “America’s action without any doubt is an act of state terrorism.” Democrats are up in arms at the move by Trump without Congressional approval. Trump responded by saying “We took action last night to stop a war. We did not take action to start a war.”

Ravi Kapur contributed to this report.

Continue Reading

News

India’s new army chief reserves right to ‘preemptively strike’

Published

on

India’s new army chief reserves right to ‘preemptively strike’ | Diya TV News

NEW DELHI (Diya TV)  — The war of words over Kashmir heated up when India’s new Army Chief General Manoj Mukund Naravane said India reserves the right to “preemptively strike” at sources of terror along the Line of Control. Pakistan rejected the statement, saying they would thwart any Indian move.

The only Latino in the Democratic field, Julian Castro, is dropping out of the Presidential race suffering from poor support and a lack of funds to continue in earnest.

Manu Asthana begins the New Year as PJM Interconnection’s President and CEO, a nearly 100 year old power infrastructure business that serves 65 million Americans. But his hiring is not without criticism from consumer watchdogs over Asthana’s previous role as President of Direct Energy Home, accusing him of mismanagement. PJM defended their new hire saying those charges are “misleading” and “unfair.”

Pakistan announced their first batch of fighter jets manufactured with China is ready, celebrating with a group of Pakistani and Chinese officials on hand. The two nations also have a deal for commercial aircraft as well.

Ravi Kapur contributed to this report.

Continue Reading

Trending

Diya TV , Inc. © 2017 All Rights Reserved