Atlanta’s Sahish Reddy wins Drive, Chip and Putt title at Augusta National

NRI Pulse Staff Report Atlanta, GA, May 1, 2019: Atlanta’s Sahish Reddy was one of eight junior golfers (4 boys and 4 girls) crowned at the sixth annual Drive, Chip and Putt National Finals at Augusta National Golf Club on April 28, 2019. Reddy won the male 10- and 11-year-old competition at the event, open … Read moreAtlanta’s Sahish Reddy wins Drive, Chip and Putt title at Augusta National

In US and UK, the Working and Middle Classes Are Under Attack

This article originally appeared at Truthout.org The crises affecting the political economies of the U.K. and U.S. are strikingly parallel. The 2008 capitalist crash hit and hurt both badly. Each arranged government bailouts of their major banks and many large corporations. After 2008, they both imposed real economic suffering — austerity — on the mass … Read moreIn US and UK, the Working and Middle Classes Are Under Attack

Im-Politic: The Mueller Letter Coverage Shows the Need for a Journalism Hall of Shame

Here are two suggestions for the folks at Columbia University’s journalism school who each year award the Pulitzer Prizes for that so-called profession: First, in addition to citing reporters and editors whose work supposedly embodies journalistic excellence, they should identify news people whose performance is a complete disgrace. Second, they could easily kick off this … Read moreIm-Politic: The Mueller Letter Coverage Shows the Need for a Journalism Hall of Shame

Tax filing falls 1% in FY19, indicating overall slowdown: Report

The number of people filing income tax returns has declined by a full 1 per cent in fiscal 2019, despite the increased government focus to broaden the base, indicating a deepening slowdown in the overall economy, says a brokerage report. Citing official data, a report by brokerage Kotak Securities said on Wednesday that only 66.8 … Read moreTax filing falls 1% in FY19, indicating overall slowdown: Report

Poll Finds Growing Concern over Southern Border

Wed, May 1st 2019 @ 11:34 am EDT A new Washington Post/ABC poll finds that Americans are increasing growing more concerned about the situation along the Southern border. 80% of adults are “seriously concerned” about the situation or consider it a crisis. Registered voters are slightly more likely to be “seriously concerned” or to consider … Read morePoll Finds Growing Concern over Southern Border

Tackling inequities with transparency & community

In these times of growing economic and political inequality, cities are often on the frontlines of dealing with the consequences of inequity. Issues such as housing affordability, health disparities, and economic exclusion have forced cities to become increasingly concerned with how they they are using their limited resources to foster equity. Cities need every tool … Read moreTackling inequities with transparency & community

HHS Office for Civil Rights overhauled its mission and vision statements on its website

A side-by-side comparison of a portion of the March 6, 2019 and April 30, 2019 versions of OCR’s “OCR Leadership” page, as captured by the Internet Archive’s Wayback Machine. This change occurred between April 24, 2019 and April 30, 2019, according to WIP’s website monitoring software. At the end of April 2019, the Department of … Read moreHHS Office for Civil Rights overhauled its mission and vision statements on its website

The International Trade Administration Celebrates World Trade Month

Gilbert Kaplan is the Under Secretary of Commerce for the International Trade Administration  During World Trade Month, the International Trade Administration (ITA) will celebrate our commitment to preserving free, fair, and reciprocal trade that enhances American prosperity. Our nation is among the most innovative and open economies in the world, and for decades the United … Read moreThe International Trade Administration Celebrates World Trade Month

Future course of action after holistic legal advice, says NSE chief

National Stock Exchange chief Vikram Limaye on Wednesday said there is “light at the end of the tunnel” after the Sebi orders in co-location case and all legal options will be explored before deciding the future course of action. Limaye also asserted that there would be no bearing on the functioning of the NSE. Please … Read moreFuture course of action after holistic legal advice, says NSE chief

Over Rs 12,000 crore subsidy disbursed to homebuyers: Government

Subsidy of over Rs 12,000 cr has been disbursed to homebuyers till March under the government’s Credit Linked Subsidy Scheme, the union housing and urban affairs ministry has said in reply to an RTI query. The Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (Urban), launched by PM Modi in 2015, aims to ensure “housing for all by 2022” … Read moreOver Rs 12,000 crore subsidy disbursed to homebuyers: Government

What if Homeless Prevention Services Actually Worked?

It’s true we should not play the game of “what if” because it prevents us from moving forward. And perhaps this game that I often play is the source of my bitterness, resentment and inability to move on with my … Continue reading → The post What if Homeless Prevention Services Actually Worked? appeared first … Read moreWhat if Homeless Prevention Services Actually Worked?

11 Best Car Rental Options For Uber, etc. – Get a Car (FAST)

Best Uber Car Rental & Lyft Car Rental Options Disclosure: this page contains affiliate links. There aren’t a lot of requirements to become an Uber or Lyft driver, but one thing that holds a lot of people back is an eligible vehicle. Quick Links (Fastest ways to rent a car for Uber/Lyft/etc.) Best Uber only … Read more11 Best Car Rental Options For Uber, etc. – Get a Car (FAST)

President Wants ‘Asylum Only’ Hearings for Credible Fear Claimants

On April 29, 2019, the president issued a “Memorandum on Additional Measures to Enhance Border Security and Restore Integrity to Our Immigration System”, which (among other things) calls on the secretary of Homeland Security, to: “propose regulations to ensure that aliens who receive positive fear determinations pursuant to section 235(b)(1) of the Immigration and Nationality … Read morePresident Wants ‘Asylum Only’ Hearings for Credible Fear Claimants

Akshay Kumar dodges question about not voting

Mumbai, May 1 (IANS) Actor Akshay Kumar chose to evade a question about not voting in the Lok Sabha elections here, and walked away. Akshay, who recently grabbed headlines for his “non-political” interview with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, has been widely trolled for not casting his vote on Monday. “Chaliye, chaliye (let’s go, let’s go)” is … Read moreAkshay Kumar dodges question about not voting

No proof of India using Afghan soil against Pakistan: US

Islamabad, May 1 (IANS) The US on Wednesday said it does not have the “evidence” that suggests that India is using Afghan soil to perpetrate terrorism in Pakistan. “I don’t have the evidence what you’re referring to, but our policy is clear that no country should support non-state actors,” said Alice Wells, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary … Read moreNo proof of India using Afghan soil against Pakistan: US

GST collection scales record high of Rs 1.13 lakh crore in April

GST collection scaled all-time high of over Rs 1.13 lakh crore in April, up from Rs 1.06 lakh crore in the previous month, the finance ministry said Wednesday. Total number of summary sales return GSTR-3B filed for the month of March up to April 30 stood at 72.13 lakh. April is the first month of … Read moreGST collection scales record high of Rs 1.13 lakh crore in April

Maruti Suzuki reports 17% dip in April sales

The country’s largest car maker Maruti Suzuki India on Wednesday reported 17.2 per cent decline in sales at 1,43,245 units in April. The company had sold 1,72,986 units in April last year, Maruti Suzuki India (MSI) said in a statement. Domestic sales declined by 18.7 per cent at 1,34,068 units last month as against 1,64,978 … Read moreMaruti Suzuki reports 17% dip in April sales

More airfare shocks ahead as jet fuel price raised

Airfares have been high ever since Jet reduced flights from earlier this year and then shot up tremendously after it suspended operations on April 17. The govt has requested other airlines to augment capacity to help bring fares down from runaway levels. Oil companies have raised jet fuel prices by 2.5% for May, after recent … Read moreMore airfare shocks ahead as jet fuel price raised