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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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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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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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Three Indian-American Professors Named Fellows of AAAI Indian-Americans Amit Sheth, Gaurav Sukhatme, and Dinesh Manocha are among the eight honorees chosen by the Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence as its 2018 Fellows. The AAAI recognizes a group of individuals annually for significant and sustained contribution in the field of artificial intelligence through its Fellows program. These Fellows are …

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