Category Archive for: ‘NRI News’

  • 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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  • Arun Raj Feature E1571148701444

    Two Indian Americans Named for Transformative Research Award

    The National Institutes of Health (NIH) recently announced the recipients of the NIH Director’s Transformative Research Award 2019. This year’s list of awardees includes names of two Indian Americans – Rajan Jain, MD and Arjun Raj, Ph.D. NIH, a part of the U.S. Department of …

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  • 2 Indian-Origin Persons Feature in Fortune’s '40 Under 40' list

    2 Indian-Origin Persons Feature in Fortune’s ’40 Under 40′ list

    Fortune magazine has released its annual list of the 40 most influential and inspiring young people in business under the age of 40, and it includes the names of two Indian-origin entrepreneurs. The two people of Indian-origin who made it to the list are Intel’s …

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  • neil nayar feature

    This Indian-American Musical Prodigy Can Play 107 Instruments

    Neil Nayyar is a 13-year-old Indian American from California, who has mastered more musical instruments than most people would even know exist. This musical prodigy can play more than 107 instruments and counting. A hobby that was kick-started by a $100 drum set has now …

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  • Rita Baranwal Ftr Img

    Rita Baranwal Named to Nuclear Energy Office

    Since 2016, Baranval has been the director of GAIN, the Department of Energy’s gateway for Accelerated Innovation. And now this top Indian-American nuclear experts has been named the assistant secretary, Nuclear energy at DOE. Rita Baranval as elected with a vote count of 86-5. Ms. …

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  • Swarun Kumar Ftr Img

    Indian American Swarun Kumar created a new baggage tracking system called PushID

    A team led by Indian American Swarun Kumar has successfully discovered a new way to locate Air travel baggage. Named PushID, this tracking system will prevent air travelers from losing their baggage ever again. Kumar and his team of Carnegie Mellon University lab has generated …

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    Kainath Kamil Wins ExploraVision K-12 Science Competition

    Exploravision is considered among the largest K-12 STEM competition. A high-school team led by Indian-American named Kainath Kamil was named the national winner of grade 10-12 age group. The students are from Mission Vista High School, Oceanside, California. “It felt unreal. I was so surprised …

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  • Iqbal Feature

    NRIs come forward to donate for the landslide sufferers

    Ahmad Iqbal is an NRI entrepreneur who has donated land spaces for all the families who have lost their homes in the landslides of Malappuram. Magician Gopinath Muthukkad made the announcement at a relief camp by Malayala Manorama and the district administration.  Iqbal is the …

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