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  • Karthik Rao

    Nielsen Announces Karthik Rao as New CEO

    Nielsen, a pioneer in audience measurement and data analytics, has appointed Karthik Rao as its new CEO, effective immediately. The current CEO, David Kenny, who has held the position since 2018, will transition into the role of executive chairman. Rao, who has been promoted to …

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  • OpenAI CEO

    OpenAI CEO Supports a Teen-Led Indian AI Startup

    Induced AI, an emerging startup specializing in enterprise AI automation, recently achieved a significant milestone by securing $2.3 million in a recent funding round. This funding round attracted notable investors within the industry. One of the prominent figures in this investment was Sam Altman, a …

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  • Jenifer Rajkumar

    Jenifer Rajkumar Bats for NYC as T20WC Venue

    New York State Assemblywoman, Jenifer Rajkumar, has urged the International Cricket Council (ICC) to consider selecting New York City (NYC) as one of the host cities for the 2024 T20 World Cup. In a letter to ICC Chairman Greg Barclay, Rajkumar emphasized NYC’s status as …

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  • Masood Akhtar and Kamaljit Kaur Jackson

    Two Indian Americans Named to Wisconsin Green Ribbon Commission.

    Wisconsin State Governor Tony Evers has appointed two Indian Americans, Masood Akhtar and Kamaljit Kaur Jackson, to the State’s Green Ribbon Commission. The Commission was established in April to offer guidance on Wisconsin’s Green Innovation Fund, which represents the state’s first environmental and clean energy …

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  • Samir Mayekar, Obama Alumni, joins Chicago Federal

    Samir Mayekar, Obama Alumni, joins Chicago Federal Reserve as Visiting Scholar.

    Samir Mayekar, a former top aide in Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s administration, recently announced that he will be a “visiting scholar” at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago. In a social media post, the Indian American expressed his eagerness to contribute towards fostering an inclusive and …

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    Neuroscientists receive McKnight Scholar Awards

    Indian-origin neuroscientists Swetha Murthy and Karthik Shekhar have been recognized by the McKnight Foundation as recipients of the 2023 McKnight Scholar Awards. The foundation has chosen ten neuroscientists this year to receive the prestigious award. Swetha Murthy, an assistant professor at Vollum Institute, has been …

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  • Amit kshatriya

    Indian-American Amit Kshatriya will head NASA’s brand-new “Moon to Mars” mission

    Amit Kshatriya, an experienced Indian-American software and robotics engineer, will help the agency develop a long-term lunar presence to prepare for humanity’s next significant leap to the Red Planet. NASA’s first Moon to Mars Program director is Amit. The new office will explore the Moon …

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  • Next US President may be an Indian-American

    Next US President may be an Indian-American? By Raj Shah & Arkamita Sengupta

    Like Britain, the United States of America may also have an Indian-origin president after the 2024 presidential election. The fresh faces of Indian descent for the US presidential election are Nikki Haley and Vivek Ramaswamy. This news has created a buzz across the globe as …

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  • Nikki Haley

    Nikki Haley’s Presidential candidacy and her views on Key issues

    Born on January 20, 1972, Nikki Haley is an American politician and diplomat who served as the 116th and first female governor of South Carolina from 2011 to 2017, as well as the 29th American ambassador to the UN for two years, from January 2017 …

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  • F4

    Indian-origin Vimal Kapur set to become CEO of Honeywell

    Honeywell International announced on Tuesday that Vimal Kapur, who has over three decades of experience managing the multinational manufacturer’s numerous operations, will take over for Darius Adamczyk as CEO. The top office of a premier American MNC has yet again been held by a business …

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  • F12

    US nominates Indian-origin Ajay Banga to lead World Bank

    US President Joe Biden has nominated Indian-origin corporate leader Ajay Banga, vice chairman of General Atlantic and former president and CEO of MasterCard, to be the World Bank’s next president. The nomination comes at a critical juncture in the Bank’s ambitious internal reform. Banga has …

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  • Fi

    Indian-origin, Rahul Roy-Chowdhary to become Grammarly’s next CEO

    The artificial intelligence-based online text editing service Grammarly has chosen Rahul Roy-Chowdhury as its next CEO. The corporation announced that the executive of Indian descent will take over as CEO in May. Rahul tweeted, “I joined @ Grammarly two years ago because of a deep …

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    Laxman Narasimhan of Indian origin officially takes over as Starbucks CEO

    Laxman Narasimhan, an executive of Indian descent, became the official CEO of the multinational coffee giant Starbucks on Monday. He thus joined the expanding cadre of businessmen of Indian origin who are in charge of major multinational companies. Starbucks announced in September of last year …

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  • Indian American scholar Swayam Bagaria

    Harvard Divinity’s Hindu Studies Professor

    Indian American scholar Swayam Bagaria has been appointed as Assistant Professor of Hindu Studies at Harvard Divinity School, succeeding Christopher Rossi, who retired. Bagaria, formerly a Postdoctoral Fellow in Hindu Studies at HDS since 2022, previously held a similar position at the University of Virginia. …

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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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  • Chopra & Sharma - Indian-Americans

    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

    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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