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    Indian-American Manga Anatatutmala runs for Congress in USA

    Manga Anantatutmula who is employed by the defense acquisition programmed management as a federal government contractor is a strong voice for the Indian community existing in USA. Manga has spoken out against the claimed “discriminatory” norms against Asians in Ivy League schools. Anantamula has gone …

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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 …

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    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 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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  • 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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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, …

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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, …

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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 …

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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. …

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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 …

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  • 2017 Ellis Island Medal of Honor: South Asian Recipients

    2017 Ellis Island Medal of Honor: South Asian Recipients

    2017 Ellis Island Medal of Honor: South Asian Recipients Each year, the National Ethnic Coalition of Organizations (NECO) presents the Ellis Island Medal of Honor to native-born and naturalized US citizens who “embody the spirit of America in their celebration of patriotism, tolerance, brotherhood and …

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    Guyana Celebrates 100 Years of Cricket in Cuba

    Guyana-USA team marks occasion with Goodwill Series History was made when the first ever cricket team from the USA participated in The First Cuba-Guyana Solidarity Softball Cricket Tournament which was played in Havana, Cuba on March 4th-5th. The event celebrated the 100th years of cricket …

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    2017 Pravasi Bharatiya Samman Awards

    The Pravasi Bharatiya Samman is the highest award given to Indians who have established their base abroad and are recognized for their achievements in respective fields. This award mainly recognizes these Indians and is honored by the President of India. Organized every year since 2003, …

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    President-elect Trump Nominates another Indian American for senior cabinet position.

      President-elect Trump announced his choice of Seema Verma, Indian American and  one of the leading experts in the country on Medicare and Medicaid, to serve as Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. On November 23, 2016 President-elect Donald J. Trump nominated …

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