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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

    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 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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    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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    Chanda Zaveri announces pill to preclude Covid-19 Infection 

    Self-made millionaire scientist, Chanda Zaveri announced from her Palos Verdes home that she has a drug that can forestall the Covid-19 infection. She said it is a “simple product” that can go a long way in helping her slogan, “Don’t lock down people, lock down …

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    Team of Indian American students awarded! 

    The President’s Environmental Youth Award (PEYA), which appreciates outstanding environmental local level projects, was granted to an Indian American team of students from New Jersey and one from Arizona, as announced on April 22. The award is accorded by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, in …

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    Esteemed Michel David-Weill Scholarship for Riya Verma 

    Indian American senior year student of Stanford University Riya Verma is all set to move to Paris, France for a two-year graduate study at the renowned Sciences Po, having won the distinguished Michel David-Weill Scholarship. Verma is the first student at Stanford to have won …

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    Dr. Ravi Patel to win John Brock Community Service Award 

    The 2020 John Brock Community Service Award will be given to Dr. Ravi Patel; an Indian American founder of the Comprehensive Blood and Cancer Centre. For the last 33 years, the John Brock Community Service Award has been Kern Country’s best honor. This award is …

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    Preeti Iyer gets the Walter Hope Class of 1901 Award 

    An alumni of Princeton University and an Indian American; Preeti Iyer was recognized for her exceptional services for the Class of 2020 and to the Princeton University and was awarded the prestigious Walter E Hope Class of 1901 Medal. The medal recognizes senior students who …

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