CHICAGO (Diya TV) – Authorities say a Hindu temple in Ontario, Canada has been vandalized with anti-India graffiti and call it a hate crime.  Officers discovered sprayed paint in black on an exterior wall of the building. In surveillance video, two suspects appear to be involved. Investigators are asking neighbors to check their surveillance cameras for more clues. Several Hindu temples have already been vandalized in Canada this year.

Former US Ambassador to India Richard Verma has been sworn in as the Deputy Secretary of State for Management and Resources, making him the highest-ranking Indian-American ever in the State Department. During the Obama administration, Verma also served as Assistant Secretary of State for Legislative Affairs.

The Tie SoCal Investor Summit is underway in California, connecting Indian and South Asian entrepreneurs from around the world.

Ravi Kapur contributed to this report.