Indian-American doctor jailed for 96 months in healthcare fraud

New York | An Indian-American ophthalmologist in New York has been sentenced to 96 months in prison for a healthcare fraud scheme, along with fraudulently obtaining government loans meant for Covid-hit small businesses. Ameet Goyal, MD, was sentenced this month by Damian Williams, the US Attorney for the Southern District of New York, for falsely billing […]

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China, US, refuse to accept mangoes sent by Pakistan as part of ‘mango diplomacy’: Report

New Delhi | Pakistan’s all weather friend China has refused to accept sweet and juicy mangoes sent by the Pakistani president Arif Alvi to his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping. The stated reason is quarantine regulations prevent the gift from reaching the Chinese President. The same fate befell the prized Chaunsa mangoes in the US, Canada, […]

US CDC unveils new mask guidance for fully vaccinated Americans

Washington | The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) unveiled new guidelines for fully vaccinated Americans on Tuesday, including activities they can safely resume without wearing masks. Fully vaccinated people can participate in outdoor activities and recreation without a face covering, the CDC said, Xinhua news agency reported. They can also meet outdoors with […]