Category Archive for: ‘NRI News’

  • Indra Nooyi former PepsiCo head

    Indra Nooyi Inducted into Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery

    Indian American Indra Nooyi, who was the former PepsiCo head, has been inducted into the prestigious Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery, Washington D.C. The Gallery has recognized her for her accomplishments, and for the positive impact America’s development and culture. During the induction ceremony at the …

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  • Dr. Rahul khupse

    Research Team led by Indian American Doctor Finds Cure for Brain Cancer

    Meet Dr. Rahul Khupse, an Indian American, who is a medicinal chemistry professor at the University of Findlay (UF). Dr. Kapse along with a team of pharmacy students at the UF in Ohio, have made a breakthrough in the treatment for one of the deadliest …

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  • Indian-American Rik Mehta

    Indian-American Rik Mehta to Run for U.S. Senate Seat in NJ

    Indian American Dr. Rikin ‘Rik’ Mehta has announced his plans to run for the United States Senate seat in New Jersey. A pharmacist and an attorney, Dr. Mehta is running against US Senator Cory Booker, a Democrat. Cory Booker is also vying for his party’s …

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  • Indian-American-Artists-Win-

    2 Indian American Artists Win 3 Arts Awards in Chicago

    Two Indian-origin artists based in Chicago have won the prestigious 3Arts Awards for their achievements in 2019. 3Arts is a Chicago-based non-profit organization, which awards Chicago’s women artists, artists of color, and artists with disabilities for their indisputable contributions. This year 20 artists will be …

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  • Indian-Origin Economist Abhijit Banerjee Wins Nobel Prize

    Indian-Origin Economist Abhijit Banerjee Wins Nobel Prize

    Indian-American Abhijit Banerjee won the 2019 Nobel Economics Prize, along with Esther Duflo and Michael Kremer, for their “experimental approach to alleviating global poverty.” Banerjee and Duflo, a French-American, have been married for four years. They are the first couple to win a Nobel Prize …

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  • Indian-Origin-Doctors Feature

    Indian-Origin Doctors Helps Develop AI To Detect Brain Hemorrhage In Seconds

    Is AI better in finding brain hemorrhage than human experts? Well, meet the researchers who have trained AI to accurately detect even the most complex brain hemorrhage cases to save lives in seconds. When it comes to medical emergencies, we all know, every second can …

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  • Hilary Clinton

    Presidential Candidate Tulsi Gabbard Calls Hillary Clinton ‘Queen of Warmongers’

    In the war of words ensued between Congresswoman and Presidential Candidate Tulsi Gabbard and Hillary Clinton, the former slammed the latter as “queen of warmongers.” The former US Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton alleged that Democratic candidate Gabbard was being “groomed” by the Russians as …

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  • Nobel Winner Indian American Abhijit Banerjee Feature E1571845984810

    Nobel Winner Indian American Abhijit Banerjee Meets PM Modi

    Economics Nobel laureate Dr. Abhijit Banerjee met Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Delhi, India. During the meeting they discussed various economic and political issues. An Indian-American professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Dr. Banerjee won the 2019 Nobel Prize in economics, jointly …

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  • Indian American Win NIH Award

    4 Indian Americans Selected for NIH’s New Innovator Award

    The National Institutes of Health (NIH) recently announced the names of the recipients of this year’s New Innovator Award. And, the list of awardees consists four Indian Americans – Mandar Deepak Muzumdar, Rajat Gupta, Upasna Sharma, and Vasanth Vedantham. NIH Director’s New Innovator Award is …

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  • India wins Four UNESCO Asia-Pacific Heritage Awards

    India wins Four UNESCO Asia-Pacific Heritage Awards

    UNESCO Asia-Pacific Awards for Cultural Heritage Conservation were recently announced, and four heritage landmarks of India are on the list. The four winners from India are – Mumbai’s iconic 155-year-old Flora Fountain, Keneseth Eliyahoo Synagogue at Fort, Our Lady of Glory Church at Byculla, and …

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