Category Archive for: ‘NRI News’

  • 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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    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 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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    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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