Indian American astronaut Sunita Williams has greeted Indians around the world from space on the occasion of Diwali. "I wish everybody in India and people of Indian origin around the world, Happy Diwali. It is a wonderful day and a wonderful festival and I am happy we are part of it up here at the International Space Station (ISS)," Williams said.
Indian-American astronaut Sunita Williams set yet another record as she completed a triathlon in space by running, biking and "swimming" along with athletes during the Nautica Malibu Triathlon held in Southern California over the weekend. "A big shout out to our astronaut strength and conditioning folks, who were really interested in this and who got this whole workout together," Williams said, thanking the NASA Exercise Lab staff and neurosurgeon Sanjay Gupta, CNN's medical correspondent who trained with Williams before her launch and completed the race in Malibu.
Indian-American Sunita Williams, a record-setting astronaut who lived and worked aboard the International Space Station for six months in 2006, is all set for her second space odyssey.
Indian-American astronaut Sunita Williams has returned to earth after 127 days in space with a new record under her belt - the most spacewalking time by a female at 50 hours and 40 minutes over seven career excursions.
Indian-American astronaut Sunita Williams has taken over the command of the International Space Station, becoming the second woman in history to do so, even as a three-member crew of the Expedition 32 returned safely to earth, wrapping up a mission lasting more than four months.
With the country’s eight highest justices staring down from their perch, no lawyer had the time to look at the notes. Srikant Srinivasan, at least, couldn’t.
Congratulating President Barack Obama on his re-election a coalition of 40 south asian organisations has urged him and the lawmakers to move swiftly and effectively towards enacting comprehensive immigration reform.
Expressing shock at the senseless killing of innocent children at a school in Connecticut, the Sikh community in the United States offered prayer to the victims of the deadly incident.
Strongly condemning the murder of sikh-canadian woman Rajvinder Kaur Gill and the beheading of Mohinder Singh in Pakistan, the sikh community in the US on Thursday demanded protection of minorities in that country.
A Sikh-American community organisation has raised over $250,000 to fund scholarships for needy students striving to acquire higher professional education in Punjab and neighbouring Indian states.
A missing 26-year-old Sikh woman from Queens, New York, who police believed had run off to join a cult, has been found in good health in Texas, police said.
A sikh man has been admitted to a hospital after being shot at several times by some unidentified attackers in the US state of Florida. The victim Kanwaljit Singh, 46, was attacked by the truck-borne assailants near Daytona Beach last Saturday night.
A Sikh priest has scripted history by offering invocation at the Republican national convention, where he was invited by the party as part of its "healing touch" efforts towards the community shocked by the Wisconsin gurdwara massacre.
In a legal fight, a Sikh security officer at New York's biggest airport won his right to wear religious symbol at work and a $30,000 settlement in a case against the department of homeland security.
A petition seeking recognition of the November 1984 anti-Sikh violence as "genocide" would appear before the Barack Obama administration on December 15.