Category Archive for: ‘NRI News’

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    Indian Americans among Stanford’s Knight-Hennessy Scholars 

    The corps of Knight-Hennessy Scholarship as introduced by Stanford University this year includes quite a few Indian American or South Asian American students.  The 2020 cohort is a group of 76 students comprise of Indian Americans, Indo-Canadian as well as a Pakistan native.  The first …

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    Chanda Zaveri announces pill to preclude Covid-19 Infection 

    Self-made millionaire scientist, Chanda Zaveri announced from her Palos Verdes home that she has a drug that can forestall the Covid-19 infection. She said it is a “simple product” that can go a long way in helping her slogan, “Don’t lock down people, lock down …

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    Team of Indian American students awarded! 

    The President’s Environmental Youth Award (PEYA), which appreciates outstanding environmental local level projects, was granted to an Indian American team of students from New Jersey and one from Arizona, as announced on April 22. The award is accorded by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, in …

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    Esteemed Michel David-Weill Scholarship for Riya Verma 

    Indian American senior year student of Stanford University Riya Verma is all set to move to Paris, France for a two-year graduate study at the renowned Sciences Po, having won the distinguished Michel David-Weill Scholarship. Verma is the first student at Stanford to have won …

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    Dr. Ravi Patel to win John Brock Community Service Award 

    The 2020 John Brock Community Service Award will be given to Dr. Ravi Patel; an Indian American founder of the Comprehensive Blood and Cancer Centre. For the last 33 years, the John Brock Community Service Award has been Kern Country’s best honor. This award is …

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    Preeti Iyer gets the Walter Hope Class of 1901 Award 

    An alumni of Princeton University and an Indian American; Preeti Iyer was recognized for her exceptional services for the Class of 2020 and to the Princeton University and was awarded the prestigious Walter E Hope Class of 1901 Medal. The medal recognizes senior students who …

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  • Angie Kamath in Mayor’s Sector Advisory Councils list 

    Announcement about Members to freshly elected Sector Advisory Councils was recently made by Mayor Bill de Blasio. A list of members for the different sectors of the Council like Small Business, Large Business, Labor and Workforce, Arts, Culture & Entertainment was declared. Robust efforts to …

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    Seema Verma’s Medicare Plan for Cap on Insulin Bills for Senior Citizen Earns Her Thanks from Trump

    Seema Verma heads the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services and is a health policy consultant. She evolved a Medicare plan for seniors to cap their insulin bills at US$ 35 per month. This came in the wake of her being appointed a key member …

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    Biden-Sanders Unity Task Force Designates Six American Indians

    Senator Bernie Sanders endorsed Joe Biden, presumptive Democratic Party presidential nominee’s campaign and the multi-purposed Unity Task Force is one of the outcomes. It is a matter of pride that six well known Indian Americans from different areas of expertise have been chosen by the …

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    Indian American Couple Develops Ventilator for COVID-19

    Devesh Ranjan and his wife, Kumuda Ranjan combined their skills to develop an emergency ventilator for Covid-19 patients in the space of just three weeks. Devesh Ranjan is a professor and associate chair at the Georgia Tech’s George W. Woodruff School of Mechanical Engineering. His …

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