Category Archive for: ‘NRI News’

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Let us help Liyna Anwar!

Liyna Anwar, South Asian is senior producer for the LA Times and for many years was a producer at Story Corp in NYC.   Unfortunately, she was just diagnosed with an aggressive form of Leukemia.   She is in need of bone marrow and hasn’t matched with anyone from the registry. She needs to match with someone who has South …

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Senator  Kamala Harris had the best month to start the 2020 Presidential campaign

Senator  Kamala Harris had the best month to start the 2020 Presidential campaign.   An American attorney, a politician, a member of the Democratic Party, and a Senator from California, if you thought Kamala Harris had already achieved much, you were wrong. On January 21, Harris officially launched her campaign to run for the White House in 2020 on ABC’s …

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State Rep. Niraj Antani to Run for State Senate seat in 2020

Niraj Antani, who is currently serving his third term in Ohio House of Representative, has announced that he’s running for state Senate. He will be replacing Republican Senator Peggy Lehner, who currently represents Ohio’s 6th Senate District.   Announcing the news on his social media, Antani wrote, “I am excited to announce that I am running for State Senator in …

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US Presidential aspirant Tulsi Gabbard hits back at Critics, says she is Targeted for being a ‘Hindu’

Democratic presidential aspirant Tulsi Gabbard claims that she has been a victim of “religious bigotry” as some media outlets have accused her of being a ‘Hindu nationalist’. A four-term Democratic congresswoman, 37-year-old Gabbard is the first Hindu elected to the US Congress. In an op-ed published in Religious News Services, she described the campaign against her and her donors as …

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Indian- American Venkat Ranjan Wins 2018 National Geographic Bee

Second and third places also earned by Indian- American Students from New Jersey and Georgia   Venkat Ranjan of San Ramon, California, a 13-year-old 8th-grader at Windemere Ranch Middle School, took top honors at the 30th annual National Geographic Bee held on May 23 at National Geographic headquarters in Washington, D.C. In addition to earning the title of National Geographic …

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Eight Indian American students finish in the top 10 at the 30th annual National Geographic Bee

Photo by Mark Thiessen/National Geographic Summer is approaching and schools and colleges are finishing up spring semester in preparation. It’s also the time of year for various competitions such as the National Geographic Bee to the Scripps National Spelling Bee and the Intel Science competition. And once again, it’s a proud moment for Indians living worldwide! If the past is …

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A Book Documentary Film in India an Anthropological History

A book titled, “Documentary Film In India-An Anthropological History’ written by British author Giulia Battaglia was released today by the hands of Manish Desai, Festival Director and DG, Films Division in an ongoing Mumbai International Film Festival. It was followed by an interactive session with Giulia conducted by senior journalist Alka Sahani. During the interaction, Giulia said that her book …

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Benjamin Netanyahu thanks PM Modi for “historic” India visit

Terming his recent visit to India as “historic”, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said that his six-day trip will be “long remembered” as it contributed in the strengthening of bilateral ties. Benjamin Netanyahu arrived in New Delhi on January 14 and was received by his “friend” Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who broke protocol to meet him at the airport. “I …

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US govt shutdown ends as Senate passes temporary bill

Congress put the US government back in business Monday by voting to end a three-day shutdown, as President Donald Trump claimed victory in his standoff with Democrats in Washington. The House voted 266 to 150 to extend federal funding, hours after Senate Democrats dropped their opposition to the plan after winning Republican assurances of a vote on immigration in the …

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Nova Southeastern University Receives $200 Million Commitment from Patel Family Foundation

$50 Million Gift plus $150 Million Investment Will Significantly Expand NSU’s Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine and Health Care Sciences; Advance Health Care in Florida and Beyond FORT LAUDERDALE and CLEARWATER, Fla. – Nova Southeastern University (NSU)announces the largest philanthropic gift in its history from Tampa-area cardiologist Dr. Kiran C. Patel and his wife, pediatrician Dr. Pallavi Patel. The commitment will significantly expand …

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