Monthly Archive for: ‘May, 2017’

New US Executive Order Impacts Indian Outsourcing World

New US Executive Order Impacts Indian Outsourcing World

New US Executive Order Impacts Indian Outsourcing World The recent Executive Orders that stresses on ‘Buy American, Hire American’ and asks for a review of the H1-B visa system has many hitting the panic button. By Taniya Talukdar Since Donald Trump assumed office in the White House, many people have been waiting on pins and needles to hear about his …

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2017 Ellis Island Medal of Honor: South Asian Recipients

2017 Ellis Island Medal of Honor: South Asian Recipients

2017 Ellis Island Medal of Honor: South Asian Recipients Each year, the National Ethnic Coalition of Organizations (NECO) presents the Ellis Island Medal of Honor to native-born and naturalized US citizens who “embody the spirit of America in their celebration of patriotism, tolerance, brotherhood and diversity.” Awarded to a select group of individuals, the Ellis Island Medal of Honor acknowledges …

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Must Read Books

Must Read Books

The Other One Percent: Indians in America (Modern South Asia) by Sanjoy Chakravorty, Devesh Kapur and Nirvikar Singh One of the most remarkable stories of immigration in the last half century is that of Indians to the United States. People of Indian origin make up a little over one percent of the American population now, up from barely half a …

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Immigration Reform: H1-B Visa Program

Immigration Reform: H1-B Visa Program

Current Status of H-1B Visa The H-1B Visa is a non-immigrant visa classification for temporary employment in a specialty occupation with qualifying US Company. Currently, the H-1B Visa Program remains the same as it has been over the decade, although like in the past, there are several proposed bills pending with the House of Representatives to revise and revamp the …

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Journey of a Sathguru

Journey of a Sathguru

Journey of a Sathguru Brahmrishi Shri Guruvanandji’s (Guruji) spiritual journey began in his infancy under miraculous circumstances. Yogiraj Devraha Baba, one of the most esteemed saints of recent times, brought Guruji to his ashram to save his life from a terminal illness. Early on, Devraha Baba predicted that the young child would achieve the pinnacle of spirituality and use the …

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Know Your Immigration Rights

Know Your Immigration Rights

Know Your Immigration Rights By Manju Kalidindi, Esq. Everyone living in the United States has certain basic rights under the U.S. Constitution. According to the 14th Amendment: “All persons born or naturalized in the United States and subject to the jurisdiction thereof, are citizens of the United States and of the State wherein they reside. No State shall make or …

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Community News

Community News

Florida Orlando Guru Vandana When: 05/6/2017, 5:00 PM Where: Hindu Temple Community Hall 1994 Lake Dr., Casselberry,32707 Contact: Satya Mentena 917-319-1734 Host: Hindu Society of Central Florida Family Fest 2017 When: 05/6/2017, 3:00 PM Where: The Plaza at City of Sugar Hill 5039 West Broad St., Sugar Hill,30518 Contact: 770-614-4310 Host: Stepping Stone Montessori School Mother’s Day Bliss in Florida …

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23rd Annual Star Screen Award winners

23rd Annual Star Screen Award winners

23rd Annual Star Screen Award Winners The Screen Awards is an annual awards ceremony held in India honoring professional excellence in the Bollywood Film Industry. The nomination and award selection is done by a panel of distinguished professionals from the industry. Originally known as the Star Screen Awards, the event was founded in 1994 by chairman of The Express Group, …

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2017 Mirchi Music Awards

2017 Mirchi Music Awards

2017 Mirchi Music Awards The Mirchi Music Awards, which began in 2009, are presented annually by Radio Mirchi to honor both the artistic and technical excellence of professionals in the Indian Hindi language film music industry. The prestigious 2017 Mirchi Music Awards celebrating the best of music were held recently, and the winners list is now out. A star-studded affair, …

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