United Nations sources stated that Jagjit Pavadia has been re-elected with the highest number of votes by the UN Economic and Social Council to a five year term on International Narcotics Control Board (INCB), while China’s candidate lost. Pavadia polled 44 votes on Tuesday in the first round of voting in the 54-member Council facing a field of 15 candidates for the five seats up for election
Sources from Dubai stated that Dubai based Indian teen has been offered acceptance letters from seven prominent US based universities, including Ivy League schools such as Dartmouth College and the University of Pennsylvania, and other high ranking universities, such as University of California in Berkeley, John Hopkins, Emory, George Town and George Washington University, have also offered Simone Noorali, 17, a spot.
Atlanta sources reported that an Indian-American physician from Tennessee was among the 157 killed in the Ethiopian Airlines plane crash on Sunday. Reportedly Dr. Manisha Nukavarapu was on her way to Nairobi to see her sister who had delivered three baby boys a few days ago.
Sources from Dubai stated that following the expulsion of USACA a couple of years ago, the International Cricket Council (ICC) welcomed USA Cricket as its newest member. As per ICC statement, USA Cricket’s application to become the 93rd Associate Member in accordance with the ICC Constitution was approved by ICC Members following the Membership Committee’s recommendation to the ICC
Washington sources reported that Indian-American Congressman Pramila Jayapal has said Americans are recognizing that they don’t trust the US President who has maintained that he knew nothing about what was went on in his campaign. Meanwhile her comments came after Donald Trump’s former campaign manager Paul Manafort pleaded guilty to conspiracy charges last week.