Category Archive for: ‘NRI News’

  • Nikki Haley

    Nikki Haley’s Presidential candidacy and her views on Key issues

    Born on January 20, 1972, Nikki Haley is an American politician and diplomat who served as the 116th and first female governor of South Carolina from 2011 to 2017, as well as the 29th American ambassador to the UN for two years, from January 2017 …

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    Indian-origin Vimal Kapur set to become CEO of Honeywell

    Honeywell International announced on Tuesday that Vimal Kapur, who has over three decades of experience managing the multinational manufacturer’s numerous operations, will take over for Darius Adamczyk as CEO. The top office of a premier American MNC has yet again been held by a business …

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  • F12

    US nominates Indian-origin Ajay Banga to lead World Bank

    US President Joe Biden has nominated Indian-origin corporate leader Ajay Banga, vice chairman of General Atlantic and former president and CEO of MasterCard, to be the World Bank’s next president. The nomination comes at a critical juncture in the Bank’s ambitious internal reform. Banga has …

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  • Fi

    Indian-origin, Rahul Roy-Chowdhary to become Grammarly’s next CEO

    The artificial intelligence-based online text editing service Grammarly has chosen Rahul Roy-Chowdhury as its next CEO. The corporation announced that the executive of Indian descent will take over as CEO in May. Rahul tweeted, “I joined @ Grammarly two years ago because of a deep …

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  • Featimg

    Laxman Narasimhan of Indian origin officially takes over as Starbucks CEO

    Laxman Narasimhan, an executive of Indian descent, became the official CEO of the multinational coffee giant Starbucks on Monday. He thus joined the expanding cadre of businessmen of Indian origin who are in charge of major multinational companies. Starbucks announced in September of last year …

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    An Indian-American aerospace industry expert has been named NASA’s chief technologist to advise Administrator Bill Nelson on technology strategy and programs. AC Charania joined NASA on January 3. He replaced Bhavya Lal as acting chief technologist. Mr. Charania will manage technology engagement with other federal …

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  • Two mathematicians - S.R. Srinivasa Varadhan & Sujatha Ramdorai

    Two mathematicians of Indian descent in the US and Canada get Padma awards

    The highest civilian honors in India are called Padma Awards The Padma Vibhushan, Padma Bhushan and Padma Shri awards are granted in three categories to recognize individuals who have made outstanding contributions to a variety of sectors and disciplines, including art, social work, literature, education, …

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  • A.C. Charania - Chief Technologist - NASA

    Indian-American from Atlanta, AC Charania, becomes NASA Chief Technologist

    AC Charania, an Indian-American aerospace industry expert, has been named NASA’s chief technologist to advise Administrator Bill Nelson on technology strategy and programs. This is a tremendous achievement for Charania and for the Indian community, as well as for all of us who are inspired …

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  • Indian-American, Shree Nayar of Columbia received the Okawa Prize for his work in digital photography.

    Shree K. Nayar, T. C. Chang Professor of Computer Science at Columbia Engineering, won the Okawa Prize from the Okawa Foundation of Japan for his work in computer vision and computational imaging. Nayar is being honored for “developing breakthrough imaging techniques” In March 2023, he’ll …

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  • Sikh Faith

    24 million students can now learn about Sikh faith in US schools

    The greatest way to counteract intolerance and to make any society more inclusive is to teach a holistic awareness of other faith practices and cultures early on, activists, policymakers, and social commentators have always said. The most recent development of Sikhi being included in state social …

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