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Free COVID-19 Testing Event Organized by FIA-Chicago

HI INDIA NEWS DESK HOFFMAN ESTATES, IL, – Federation of Indian Associations (FIA) of Chicago, organized, Free COVID-19 Testing Event, on Friday Jan 15th 2021 at 10:30am, at the Village Hall, Hoffman Estates IL. As our battle with COVID-19 still continues, and as we try to find ways how we can protect ourselves, and especially the people who are…
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Mayor Lightfoot and City Comptroller Announce $8.9 Million In Debt Forgiveness From Utility Billing Relief Program

HI INDIA NEWS DESK CHICAGO, IL- Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot and the Department of Finance Comptroller Reshma Soni today announced that the City has set aside $8.9 million in potential debt forgiveness for eligible homeowners enrolled in the Chicago Utility Billing Relief (UBR) Program, a debt relief initiative that reduces the cost of water,…
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Air India launches direct Chicago-Hyderabad flight

Hi India News Desk A ceremony was held to mark the launch of Air India Chicago-Hyderabad non-stop weekly direct flight on Wednesday, 13 January 2021 at Chicago O’Hare International Airport with a ribbon cutting ceremony led by Consul General Amit Kumar. The event was also attended by Ms. Amber Achilles Ritter, Deputy Commissioner Chicago Dept of…
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Mayor Lightfoot and DCASE Announce $2.5 Million In Artist Commissions and Arts Organization Grant Opportunities

HI INDIA NEWS DESK CHICAGO, IL- Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot and the Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE) today announced $2.5 million in funding opportunities for Chicago artists and arts organizations. A new "Artist Response Program," opening January 11, will provide $750,000 to support art that respond to the recent…
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IRFC IPO subscribed 65 percent on first day of…

The initial public offer of the Indian Railway Finance Corporation (IRFC) was subscribed 65 per cent on the first…

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China dubs Pompeo as ‘Mr. Liar’; dismisses US charge…

China on Monday vented out its anger against outgoing US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo calling him "Mr. Liar" and dismissed as "conspiracies and lies" the allegations by the State Department that the COVID-19 may have emerged from Wuhan’s bio-lab and had links to the Chinese military. China, which faced global criticism after the virus became a pandemic…

Breaking News January 19 LIVE: Top Headlines This Hour

The total number of global coronavirus cases has surpassed 96 million, including 2,049,232 fatalities. As many as 68,626,506 patients are reported to have recovered. Follow this breaking news blog for live updates on the coronavirus pandemic as it continues to pose a challenge for health workers and scientists who are in a race against time to produce a…

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Spas reopen in New Delhi with COVID19 rules, safety precautions you should keep in…

The Delhi High Court has given permission to reopen spas in the capital provided spa owners follow COVID19 rules set by the government. The court has directed Spa owners to conduct COVID-19 tests of their staff every two weeks. The Ministry of Home…

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China dubs Pompeo as ‘Mr. Liar’; dismisses US charge against Wuhan’s…

China on Monday vented out its anger against outgoing US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo calling him "Mr. Liar" and dismissed as "conspiracies and lies" the allegations by the State Department that the COVID-19 may have emerged from Wuhan’s bio-lab and had links to…

Trump Baby Blimp added to collection at Museum of London

The Trump Baby Blimp will live on long after its namesake has left the White House.The Trump Baby Blimp will live on long after its namesake has left the White House.

Trump lifts travel restrictions on Britain, Brazil despite surge in Covid cases

Outgoing US President Donald Trump on Monday issued an executive order to lift travel restrictions on European countries and Brazil which his administration had imposed in view of the coronavirus pandemic. Travel restrictions on several other countries including China…

Pakistani student arrested for sending money to ISIS terrorists in Syria

A university student in Pakistan has been arrested on charges of having links with global terror groups and sending money to the dreaded Islamic State terrorists in Syria, police said on Monday. Muhammad Omer Bin Khalid, who is studying at Karachi's reputed NED…

Man accused of living in O’Hare for 3 months described as ‘gentle soul’ who was supposed…

Arrest raises security questions at one of the world’s busiest airports.

Breaking News January 19 LIVE: Top Headlines This Hour

The total number of global coronavirus cases has surpassed 96 million, including 2,049,232 fatalities. As many as 68,626,506 patients are reported to have recovered. Follow this breaking news blog for live updates on the coronavirus pandemic as it continues to pose a…

Vaccine distribution will only prolong COVID-19 pandemic: WHO chief warns

Raising questions on the fairness in the distribution of the vaccines, World Health Organisation (WHO) Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has said that the world is on the "brink of a catastrophic moral failure". The WHO's statement comes as several countries…

Chicago moves to Tier 2 in state coronavirus plan

Some restrictions under the state’s coronavirus recovery plan are easing up in Chicago and surrounding counties after a change in the qualifying metrics brought on by more hospital staffing, the state’s department of health announced Monday.

On MLK Day, Chicagoans of all ages reflect on how to apply civil rights leader’s words and…

At Martin Luther King Day events in the Chicago area, participants looked to the future while acknowledging the sorrow over a year marked by a deadly worldwide pandemic, unrest sparked by police violence and an attack on the U.S. Capitol.

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American Express announces Rs 1-cr grant to Dastkar to support women artisans

Credit card issuer American Express on Tuesday announced a grant of Rs 1 crore to Dastkar, a society of crafts and craftspeople, to support over 12,000 women artisans from 19 states in the country in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Who should not get Covaxin? Bharat Biotech issues fact sheet, warns of possible side…

Bharat Biotech, the manufacturer of Covaxin, has issued a fact sheet on who should avoid taking the drug to avoid possible side effects. According to the company's website, those with a history of allergies, suffering from fever, bleeding disorder, pregnant or breastfeeding, serious health-related issues should not be injected with Covaxin among…
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Centre issues Letter of Comfort to Bharat Biotech for 45 lakh doses of Covaxin

Bharat Biotech has secured a fresh Letter of Comfort from the Centre for another 45 lakh doses of its COVID-19 vaccine, Covaxin, sources said. Out of the 45 lakh doses, the city-based vaccine maker will be supplying over eight lakh to some of the friendly countries such as Mauritius, Philippines and Myanmar, free of cost as goodwill gesture sources…
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New coronavirus cases hit troubled Australian Open build-up

Two Australian Open players tested positive for coronavirus, health officials announced Tuesday, taking the cluster of cases associated with the Grand Slam tennis tournament to seven. The Australian Open, already…

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Guide to reduce breast cancer risk with self examination

New Delhi , October 28 (ANI): Breast cancer, a silent but potentially fatal disease can affect both women and men, though cases in men account for 1 per cent of all cases, according to experts.A breast cancer cell can develop in any part of the breast leading to ductal cancer, lobular cancer, phyllodes tumour, angiosarcoma among others.The common sign of breast cancer is a new lump or mass on the breast. However, there are other various symptoms Dr Gauri Agarwal told ANI.Dr Agarwal who is the Founder- Seeds of Innocence and…

Good mental health, better sleep for physically active people

Washington , October 28 (ANI): In the middle of the pandemic this spring, researchers at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) conducted a survey among members of Kondis, a Norwegian fitness training organization.Since this survey was sent out in the middle of the lockdown in Norway, participants were asked whether they had changed their exercise habits as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.The aim of these initial analyses was to map mental health and sleep problems, and to investigate whether changes in…

Study shows how exercise stalls cancer growth through immune system

Solna , October 26 (ANI): A recent study suggested that people with cancer who exercise generally have a better prognosis than inactive patients. Now, scientists explain 'Why?'The study is published in the journal eLife.Researchers at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden have found a likely explanation of why exercise helps slow down cancer growth in mice. Physical activity changes the metabolism of the immune system's cytotoxic T cells and thereby improves their ability to attack cancer cells."The biology behind the positive…

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Super rare purplish-red diamond sold at $2.77 million at Christie’s auction

Geneva , November 11 (ANI): A finger ring bearing a super rare purplish-red diamond of 1.05 carats on Wednesday set a world record at the famous Christie's auction in Geneva as it was sold at a whopping price of USD 2.77 million. The price of the rare rectangular-cut fancy diamond ring of 1.05 carats, established a house and worldwide record of price per carat for a diamond of the specific colour. The stone is mounted on a platinum and gold ring flanked by two heart-shaped diamonds.Red-coloured diamonds are known to be the…

LFW 2020 features special show ‘All About India’ to promote artisans and their craft

Mumbai (Maharashtra) , October 25 (ANI): From flares of colour to layers of print, this year's Lakme Fashion Week featured special show 'All About India' which focused on the importance of artisans and the crafts of India.Participating in this show, designers Anavila and Payal Khandwala showcased their collections inspired by nature, sustainability and pre-existing techniques respectively.Inspired by the amalgamation of sunlight and rain, Anavila named her collection for this season as 'Dhanak', meaning rainbow in…

R Elan presents ‘Talisman’ collection by Pankaj, Nidhi Ahuja at LFW 2020 digital-first season fluid edition

Mumbai (Maharashtra) , October 23 (ANI): The 'Talisman' collection by designers Pankaj and Nidhi Ahuja presented by Reliance Industries Ltd.'s R.Elan at Lakme Fashion Week (LFW) 2020 Digital First Season Fluid Edition, was all about comfort wear at home, work or on holiday.Using the most remarkable fabrics of the future like GreenGold made from 100 per cent recycled plastic PET bottles, which has a hand-feel as luxurious as silk, the ensembles provided breathability, freshness, and flexibility. The other amazing fabric,…

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