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Indian-American student Avra Reddy wins seat on Madison City Council in Wisconsin

Indian-American student Avra Reddy wins seat on Madison City Council in Wisconsin

An Indian-American student Avra Reddy won her race for the Madison City Council April 2 2019. Avra Reddy is a 19 year old Freshman at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Two years ago, she moved to Madison to work on the 2016 election. At 16 years old, she was living on her own in a new city, a city that she …

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Three Indian -Americans Mehul Patel, Chirag Patel, and Mital Patel acquired an American Bank in Dallas

Three Indian -Americans Mehul Patel, Chirag Patel, and Mital Patel acquired an American Bank in Dallas

Bright Force Holding, LLC has acquired American Bank, N.A., a community bank located in North Dallas with almost $55 million in assets.  The purchase will be effective at the close of business on March 8, 2019. Indian American NRIS Mehul Patel Chirag Patel Mital Patel Bright Force Holding, based in the Dallas suburb of Lewisville, Texas, is an investment group …

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Fundraiser for Tithi Bose by Asheesh Mandapuram : Rajiv Chaudhuri’s family

Dear friends, It is with great sorrow and a heavy heart I bring you the very sad news about the sudden demise of our dear friend Rajeev Chaudhuri on Feb 8th, 2019. He is survived by his wife Tithi Bose, daughter Mahika and mother Santa Chaudhuri. Rajeev was a great husband, loving father and a caring son. He was a …

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Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi Serves Akshaya Patra’s 3 Billionth Meal

Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi Serves Akshaya Patra’s 3 Billionth Meal

  Honorable Prime Minister of India, Shri Narendra Modi commemorated The Akshaya Patra Foundation’s serving of cumulative 3 Billion meals at an event held at the organization’s campus in Vrindavan, Mathura, on 11th February, 2019. The Prime Minister was joined by the Honorable Governor of Uttar Pradesh, Shri Ram Naik, and the Honorable Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh, Shri Yogi Adityanath. The event was attended …

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Let us help Liyna Anwar!

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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Get to Know: Niraj Antani, Ohio State Representative

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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