Days after four members of an Indian-origin Sikh family were found dead in California, the Indian Ministry of External Affairs described it as "shocking". On October 7, the Union Ministry said its mission in San Francisco is following up on the matter with local authorities. "Local police authorities are actively probing the matter. Our mission in San Francisco is following up on it," said MEA Spokesperson Arindam Bagchi.
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Jesus Manuel Salgado, has been arrested for allegedly kidnapping and murdering four Indians living in California. The victims include a baby, the two parents and another person. The investigation continues following Salgado’s arrest, to ensure any additional person involved is also nabbed. The bodies of the four victims who originally hailed from Punjab, were reportedly discovered in a farm area in Merced county.
Indin-origin family of four, eight-month-old Aroohi Dheri, her 27-year-old mother Jasleen Kaur, her 36-year-old father Jasdeep Singh, and her 39-year-old uncle Amandeep Singh, who were kidnapped in the US state of California were found dead in a remote rural area. The US Department of Justice would be examining the crime scene. Furthermore, the relatives of the family in Hoshiarpur, India has been informed about the incident.
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In United States’ California, an Indian family consisting of an eight-month-old infant, the parents and one other were abducted, informed authorities on October 3. The authorities have stated that the suspect is believed to be armed and dangerous. The officials have not named the suspect or the motives yet, and have also asked the public “not to approach the victim or the suspect”. Further details are awaited.
Officials in California have adopted a first-of-its-kind rule that would ban the sale of new gas-powered automobiles by 2035. The regulations would not apply to used automobiles, enabling them to remain on the road. The rules will not be effective immediately, but rather in 2026. However, the Biden administration must still approve the decision before it can go into effect.
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Filmmaker Hansal Mehta and social worker Safeena Husain tied knot on May 25. The couple dating for over 17 years, finally married at Taj Campton Place, in San Francisco, California in presence of close friends and families. Notably, the impromptu wedding ceremony was simple. Mehta took to his Instagram and shared pictures of the wedding with the caption, "So after 17-years two children...we decided to get hitched".
A US federal appeals court declared on May 11 that California's restriction on selling semi-automatic guns to adults under the age of 21 violates the country's constitution. In California, buyers under the age of 21 are already forbidden from purchasing firearms. The case went to court after being brought up by a number of individuals and groups advocating for gun ownership rights.
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US-based Biliti Electrics announced to establish its unit in Hyderabad, Telangana, with an investment of $150 million, on April 19. Notably, spread across 200 acres of land, the unit in Hyderabad will provide 3,000 jobs to locals, and will produce 2,40,000 three-wheelers, in a year. Led by Biliti CEO Rahul Gayam, the unit will be operational in 2024. Currently, the company manufactures vehicles in partnership with Hyderabad-based GVM.
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In a bizarre coincidence, a California-based woman, Fatima Madrigal, gave birth to twins just 15 minutes apart but the newborn's date of birth will fall on different dates. The coincidence happened when Madrigal gave birth to her son Alfredo on December 31 at 11:45 pm but his sister, Aylin, was born after 15 minutes on January 1. ''I was surprised and happy that she arrived at midnight,'' said Madrigal.
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A school student covertly filmed a California teacher disseminating falsehoods about COVID-19 vaccinations to children and informing them that Donald Trump was still the president. Reportedly, the teacher is still employed by the Ventura Unified School District, but she is no longer teaching in her middle school history class, according to the… read-more