Nihal Deopura and Siliconeer Youth Editor Vansh A. Gupta, both seniors at Mission San Jose High School in Fremont, Calif., proudly display their first-place winner plaque from the just concluded 2018 DECA conference. They won first place in the ‘Independent Business Plan’ segment at 2018 DECA Career Development Conference State Championships for California, held March 2-4, in Anaheim, Calif., for their business plan project on enabling multi-ethnic multi-lingual communication platform. Siliconeer extends heartiest congratulations to both Nihal and Vansh.

India gives a subtle message to the Trudeau government over its perceived soft-stand on the Khalistan issue.

In a subtle message to the Trudeau government over its perceived soft-stand on the Khalistan issue, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said, Feb. 23, that those challenging India’s sovereignty cannot be tolerated, even as India and Canada vowed to jointly combat terror threats, including from Sikh groups such as Babbar Khalsa.

Trudeau’s maiden India visit has been shrouded by controversies, including an invitation to convicted Khalistani terrorist Jaspal Atwal for the Feb. 22 dinner by Canadian High Commissioner to India. The invitation was later withdrawn. After the talks, the two sides inked six pacts to boost cooperation in key areas including energy, information technology, trade, science and technology.

India was shell-shocked when on Valentine’s Day, India’s second biggest state-run bank, Punjab National Bank announced that it had been duped by an international diamantaire and jeweler, Nirav Modi, who runs eponymous stores from New York to Beijing, of not less than $1.8 billion, writes Priyanka Bhardwaj.

A Delhi court allowed custodial interrogation of Karti Chidambaram, March 1, by the CBI for five days, saying there was a need to unearth the larger conspiracy in the INX Media case and his presence would serve some important purposes connected with the investigation, write Udayan Kishor and Aditi Gupta.

Former India captain Kapil Dev wants Hardik Pandya to “work harder on his batting” as that is his primary skill as an all-rounder, writes Saumojyoti S. Choudhury.

Those expressive eyes and the mischievous smile sent hearts aquiver and lit up the cinema screens, making Sridevi, Bollywood’s first female superstar. Sridevi’s sudden death at the age of 54 in Dubai, Feb. 24, has left family and fans in shock and grief. This ‘Chandni’ left the world too soon.