WASHINGTON D.C. (Diya TV) – The White House is launching a partnership with India that both sides hope will help compete against China on military equipment, semiconductors and artificial intelligence. India’s national security advisor Ajit Doval reiterated the importance of this partnership. Washington wants to deploy more western mobile phone networks in the subcontinent to counter China’s Huawei technologies and to welcome more Indian computer chip specialists to the US.

A prominent Hindu temple in Brampton in Canada has been targeted with anti-India graffiti, causing outrage and shock in the Indian community. The Indian Consulate General in Toronto said the defacing of the Gauri Shankar Mandir temple has deeply hurt the community and caused fear in the diaspora.  

Gautam Adani’s crucial $2.5 billion share sale was fully subscribed as investors pumped funds into his flagship firm, despite a $65 billion rout in the Indian billionaire’s stocks sparked by a short-seller’s report, accusing Adani of running a financial house of cards. 

Ravi Kapur contributed to this report.