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Biopic on Indian Politician Lalu Prasad Yadav

Biopic on Indian Politician Lalu Prasad Yadav

It seems to be raining biopics in Indian cinema this year, especially biopics on politics. From Current Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Former Indian PM Manmohan Singh to Shiv Sena supremo late Balasaheb Thackeray’s biopic a few biopics on political leaders have already been released. Now reports suggest that former Bihar chief minister Lalu Prasad Yadav is the latest …

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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 nomination in the 2020 presidential race. In the YouTube post he put up to announce …

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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 honored with unrestricted grants at the 12th annual 3Arts Awards Celebration on November 4. The …

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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 in Economics, and the sixth Nobel-winning couple so far. Abhijit Banerjee and his wife Duflo …

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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 make a significant difference, and this technology is that difference. Scientists at UC San Francisco …

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Florida’s Kaylan Patel Places in Top 10 at 2019 National Geographic GeoBee

Florida’s Kaylan Patel Places in Top 10 at 2019 National Geographic GeoBee

Florida State Geography Bee Kaylan Patel National Geographic GeoBee Indians student National Geographic organizes annual competitions Indian-American scholarships championships national level 2019 marks the 2nd year in a row that Kaylan Patel has earned the title of being one of the best minds at the Florida State Geography Bee. As a first place winner, Patel, a 7th grader from Windermere …

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Nihar Janga: 2019 National Geographic GeoBee Champion

Nihar Janga: 2019 National Geographic GeoBee Champion

Nihar Janga, an 8th grader at Canyon Ridge Middle School in Austin, Texas, earned top honors at the 31st annual National Geographic GeoBee National Championship. The annual geography contest was held on May 22, 2019, at National Geographic headquarters in Washington, D.C. The competition saw the best of young talent answering intense questions based on world knowledge and ideas. Nihar …

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Indian-Americans Dominate the 92nd Scripps National Spelling Bee

Indian-Americans Dominate the 92nd Scripps National Spelling Bee

Do you know what the common link is for these individuals – Rohan Raja, Karthik Nemmani, Ananya Vinay, Jairam Hathwar, Gokul Venkatachalam, and Sukanya Roy? All are names of Indian-origin, but there is an even greater commonality. Each of these are young students who have won the prestigious Scripps National Spelling Bee competition over the years. Indian-American students have been …

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Gandhi at 150: Symposium and Celebration in South florida

Gandhi at 150: Symposium and Celebration in South Florida Florida Atlantic University‘s Peace…

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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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