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  • Nirmala Sitharaman, the Union Finance Minister of India

    Nirmala Sitharaman, the Union Finance Minister of India among Forbes’ 100 most powerful women

    Nirmala Sitharaman, the Union Finance Minister of India , and Bela Bajaria, head of Global TV at Netflix, are listed on Forbes’ 19th annual list of the “World’s 100 Most Powerful Women” of 2022. On the list of “innovators and instigators who are leading on the …

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  • First Vice President and Chief Operating Officer at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, Sushmita Shukla

    First Vice President and Chief Operating Officer at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, Sushmita Shukla

    First Vice President and Chief Operating Officer at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, Sushmita Shukla, an insurance sector veteran of Indian descent, is now the second-ranking official at the prestigious organization. The Federal Reserve System’s Board of Governors gave its blessing to the nomination, …

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    Two Indian-Americans in Money magazine’s top 50 changemakers

    Two Indian-Americans are among the 50 significant people in business, journalism, entertainment, investment, politics, etc. who are influencing how Americans manage their money, according to Money magazine. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s (CFPB) Rohit Chopra and the fintech company Capitalize’s Gaurav Sharma have received recognition for …

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  • Mahatma Gandhi’s bust at the United Nations (UN) headquarters in New York

    Mahatma Gandhi’s bust at the United Nations headquarters.

    The installation of Mahatma Gandhi’s bust at the United Nations (UN) headquarters in New York, according to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, makes every Indian proud. He made this statement following the unveiling of the bust of the Father of the Nation at UN headquarters by External …

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    NRI News October 2022

    Neha Narkhede: Youngest Woman Entrepreneur She is synonymous with intelligence, diligence, and initiative. Meet Neha Narkhede, a 37-year-old American Indian who was featured in the “IIFL Wealth Hurun India Rich List 2022.” In fact, she was specially mentioned as the youngest woman entrepreneur who achieved …

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    Anti-India Sentiments in the US by Dr. Mohini Shinde

    DisInfo Lab, a company with the motive of unveiling fake news, just came out with its own research report titled, “Operation Tupac – Decoding The Longest War” in response to the USCIRF (United States Commission on International Religious Freedom) report where USCIRF labeled India as …

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    Padma Awards 2022: Three Indian Americans to Receive the Padma Bhushan Award

    The Padma Awards are one of the highest civilian awards conferred by the Government of India to persons of exceptional and extraordinary quality, honoring their distinguished contributions in their fields of expertise. The names of awardees are announced on Republic Day (January 26) each year. …

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    Indian American Professor receives University System of Georgia Hall of Fame Faculty Award Indian American Professor receives University System of Georgia Hall of Fame Faculty Award Associate Professor of Inorganic Chemistry, Arpita Saha, Ph.D., was chosen unanimously as the winner of the 2021 Felton Jenkins …

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  • Rich in Wealth and Humanity

    Rich in Wealth and Humanity

    India has been the pioneer nation in respecting, celebrating, and upholding the power and supremacy of women. Naari (women) have always been a source of shakti (power) in the Indian tradition. That power has been well represented by numerous Indian American women (five of whom …

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    Shree Saini: The Winner with a Golden Heart

    ‘Shree’ means ‘Goddess Lakshmi’, the embodiment of wealth and prosperity. Shree also means ‘beauty’, ‘grace’, ‘power’, ‘brilliance’, and ‘dignity’. Shree Saini, the first Indian-American to become Miss World America, stands for the qualities depicted in the name ‘Shree’. Along with all these qualities, she possesses …

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    Pacific University Student Helps Stockholm’s Needy People Dental student at University of Pacific, Arooba Lodhi, is closely collaborating with the underprivileged populace of Stockholm for distribution of oral care kits and initiating sustained dialogues about the improvement of oral health. Incidentally, Arooba is a recipient …

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  • Rik Mehta, the first Indian-American to win GOP primary for Senate from New Jersey

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    Rik Mehta, the first Indian-American to win GOP primary for Senate from New Jersey Rik Mehta, an ex-US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) official, beaten his closest rival Hirsh Singh, also an Indian-American, in the Republican, also known as the GOP (Grand Old Party), primaries …

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  • Salma Lakhani

    Salma Lakhani is the first Muslim in Canada to be appointed as Lieutenant Governor of Alberta

    A community advocate and businessperson Salma Lakhani made history on Wednesday upon her selection as the Lieutenant Governor of the province of Alberta, the first-ever Muslim with ancestry in the Indian subcontinent to take up the post in Canada. “Ms. Lakhani is devoted to supporting …

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  • Rajindra Singh

    Rajinder Singh, 73-year-old ‘Skipping Sikh’ received UK Award

    Rajinder Singh was awarded to recognize his outstanding individual volunteers which make a change in the community. He used the isolation imposed by Coronavirus lockdown to make exercise videos that are watched across the globe. His videos drew thousands of viewers which helped him to …

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  • Apoorva Kulkarni and Divya Choudhary

    2 Indians selected for Indira Gandhi Scholarship at Oxford

    Both Apoorva Kulkarni and Divya Choudhary will undergo doctoral study (DPhil) in zoology and biochemistry respectively while being based at the Oxford India Centre for Sustainable Development (OICSD)  Kulkarni will learn the addition of traditional ecological knowledge besides scientific ecological knowledge for conserving endemic and …

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  • Dr. Sudhakar Jonnalagadda becomes the 37th President of AAPI, America’s largest doctors’ organization

    Dr. Sudhakar Jonnalagadda becomes the 37th President of AAPI, America’s largest doctors’ organization

    Dr. Sudhakar Jonnalagadda has taken over as the 37th President of the American Association of Physicians of Indian origin (AAPI) during a virtual “change of guard” ceremony in Chicago Saturday. AAPI is the largest ethnic medical organization of physicians that represents the interests of over …

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  • Indian-American scientist appointed acting head of top US agriculture research organization

    Indian-American scientist appointed acting head of top US agriculture research organization

    Dr. Parag Chitnis was named Associate Director for Programs in advance this year and leads the execution of NIFA’s approximately $1.7 billion research projects. National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) drives all federally funded agricultural research in the United States of America. “Dr. Chitnis …

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  • Rik Mehta, the first Indian-American to win GOP primary for Senate from New Jersey

    Rik Mehta, the first Indian-American to win GOP primary for Senate from New Jersey

    Rik Mehta, an ex-US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) official, beaten his closest rival Hirsh Singh, also an Indian-American, in the Republican, also known as the GOP (Grand Old Party), primaries held on July 7th, 2020 by a margin of just about 13,743 votes, according …

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    First Sikh woman to graduate from US Military Academy

    Anmol Narang becomes the first Sikh to graduate from the American Military Academy. She concluded a four-year course in nuclear engineering from the West Point Military Academy, New York. Narang looks forward to working in the field of air defense systems. President Trump was present …

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    Indian Americans among Stanford’s Knight-Hennessy Scholars 

    The corps of Knight-Hennessy Scholarship as introduced by Stanford University this year includes quite a few Indian American or South Asian American students.  The 2020 cohort is a group of 76 students comprise of Indian Americans, Indo-Canadian as well as a Pakistan native.  The first …

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