Incredible Indians

  • 2017 Padma Awards

    2017 Padma Awards

    The Padma Awards, one of the highest civilian Awards of the country, are conferred in three categories, namely, Padma Vibhushan, Padma Bhushan and Padma Shri. The Awards are given in various disciplines/fields of activities, such as art, social work, public affairs, science and engineering, trade …

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  • Seema Verma

    President-elect Trump Nominates another Indian American for senior cabinet position.

      President-elect Trump announced his choice of Seema Verma, Indian American and  one of the leading experts in the country on Medicare and Medicaid, to serve as Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. On November 23, 2016 President-elect Donald J. Trump nominated …

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  • Nikki Haley

    President-elect Donald J. Trump nominated South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley (R-SC), a leading Indian American republican, as U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations

    President-elect Donald J. Trump nominated South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley (R-SC), a leading Indian American republican, as U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations On November 23, 2016 President-elect Donald J. Trump nominated Governor Nikki Haley (R-SC), a leading Indian American republican, as the United States …

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    Mohammad Shakir

    Mohammad Shakirwas born in Pakistan and has been a professional, peace activist, and active volunteer in South Florida for the past 47 years. Presently, he is the Executive Director of the Asian American Advisory Board in Miami Dade, founder of the NUR Center for Asian …

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    Vijay Persad

    Vijay Persad has been the Chairman of the Board and President of the Shiva Mandir for several years, where he and his family have been active leaders and volunteers since 1991. As an immigrant from Trinidad, Vijay has worked closely with the Caribbean Hindu community …

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    Somy Ali

    An immigrant from Karachi, Pakistan, Somy Ali and her mom and brother came to the U.S. in 1987 to escape an unstable home and pursue higher education. She eventually moved to India to work as model and Bollywood actress, where she worked on many modeling …

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    Ramola Motwani

    Ramola Motwani is the Chairwoman and CEO of Merrimac Ventures, a real estate management, investment and development company with interests around the US and India. She was born and raised in India where she received her law degree from the Government Law College in Mumbai, …

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    Dr. Vinod Patel

    Dr. Vinod Patel graduated from the Seth G S Medical College, University of Mumbai, India in 1970 and started his career in the US at the Louis A. Weiss Memorial Hospital in Chicago. He moved to Florida and started his Fellowship at University of Miami. …

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    Dr. Abhijit S. Pandya

    Dr. Abhijit S. Pandya is an active supporter of the local community and an education professional with 30 years of experience in South Florida. As an Florida Atlantic Universityengineering professor and administrator, he has mentored several prominent young professionals of Indian heritage. As a clinical researcher, …

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  • Anurag Thakur: The Force Behind T20 Matches in the US

    Anurag Thakur: The Force Behind T20 Matches in the US

    Anurag Thakur, a man who adorns many hats and lives up to each of his responsibilities with utmost sincerity and honesty is the mastermind behind bringing T20 Matches to the United States. Born on October 24, 1974, Anurag Singh Thakur is a member of Lok …

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    Urjit Patel named next RBI Governor

    RBI’s Deputy Governor Urjit Patel was appointed as the next Governor of the central bank after Raghuram Rajan demits office on September 4. He was first appointed as Deputy Governor for three years in January 2013 and was given an extension this January. Eminent economist, …

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    Pramukh Swami Maharaj Passes Away – Special Sabha Announcement

    Jay Swaminarayan, The spiritual head of BAPS, celebrated for his worldwide socio-spiritual services, His Holiness Pramukh Swami Maharaj passed away at the pilgrimage place of Sarangpur, Gujarat, at the age of 94. Pramukh Swami Maharaj was the fifth spiritual successor in the guru parampara tradition …

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    His Holiness Pramukh Swami Maharaj Passes Away

    His Holiness Pramukh Swami Maharaj Passes Away The creator of Akshardham and Spiritual Head of BAPS Swaminarayan Sanstha Mourned by Countless Devotees and Well-Wishers Worldwide Ahmedabad, 13 Aug 2016 Today, on 13 Aug 2016 at 6 p.m., H.H. Pramukh Swami Maharaj, the spiritual head of …

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  • Revathi Balakrishnan Inspires Future Indian American Teachers

    Revathi Balakrishnan Inspires Future Indian American Teachers

    Texas Elementary Teacher of the Year 2016, Revathi Balakrishnan, is happy to make the Indian American community proud! By Taniya Talukdar Revathi Balakrishnan is a talented and gifted specialist at Patsy Sommer Elementary in Austin, Texas. She was recently chosen as the 2016 Texas Teacher …

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  • ISRO LAUNCH

    India sets new record in space mission-Successfully Launches 20 Satellites in a Single Flight

    The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) just sent 20 satellites into orbit with one launch, marking the largest satellite launch in the space agency’s history. Their previous record was 10 satellites delivered with one mission, and this latest accomplishment takes them a lot closer to …

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    Nirankari Baba Passes Away

      Nirankari Baba Hardev Singh Ji Maharaj met with an accident while travelling from New York to Montreal (Canada) in a car on Friday, May 13 during the early morning hours. Unfortunately, at about 5:00 am, just about 40 km from Montreal, his car met …

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    Talented South Asians on Forbes’ 30 Under 30 List

    Talented South Asians on Forbes’ 30 Under 30 Lis  Every year, Forbes magazine announces its 30 Under 30 list of young entrepreneurs who surprise the world with their ingenuity and excellence. In 2016, its fifth year of running the list, the business magazine named 600 of …

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  • Gandhi Maharaj

    Gandhi Maharaj ~ By Rabindranath Tagore

    by Rabindranath Tagore We who follow Gandhi Maharaja’s lead have one thing in common among us: we never fill our purses with spoils from the poor nor bend our knees to the rich. When they come bullying us with raised fist and menacing stick, we …

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    Mohini Bhradwaj

    Propelled to Blinding Fame –   Success is always sweet. Regardless of how and when it comes, fame and achievement have something special about them. When success comes at an early age, however, it usually comes with a heavy price to be paid. No one, …

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  • Mira Nair

    Mira Nair

    When Life Gave Direction – People may opine that life is a stage, and others may say that it’s a larger than life canvas, and a select few may add that it is but the smallest fragment of the universe – almost insignificant. Any, and …

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