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Indian-American Maju Varghese appointed deputy assistant to President Biden and director of White House Military Office

The White House Military Office (WHMO) is a department within the White House Office that provides military support for White House...

USA

Biden’s nomination of Indian-American Neera Tanden in jeopardy as 3 senators decide to vote against her

Republican Senators Rob Portman, Susan Collins and Mitt Romney have all said that they will vote against the 50-year-old Tanden with...

USA

Swati Mohan: The NASA scientist with a bindi!

Dr Mohan was behind the guidance, navigation and control operations of NASA's Perseverance rover's Mars landing.

USA

Five Indian-origin personalities in TIME magazine’s emerging leaders list

Twitter's top lawyer Vijaya Gadde, UK's finance minister Rishi Sunak, Instacart founder and CEO Apoorva Mehta, doctor and Executive Director...

Global

Business hit by pandemic, owners of Indian restaurant in the US get support from President Biden

President Biden also told them about his rescue plan that “provides tens of billions of dollars in grants to small businesses".

USA

Biden administration appoints two Indian-origin experts in key public service positions

Sonali Nijhawan has been named Director of AmeriCorps State and National while Sri Preston Kulkarni has been appointed the new Chief of...

USA

Indian-American Daleep Singh to be appointed Biden’s deputy national security adviser

Singh will serve as the deputy National Economic Council (NEC) Director as well and report to both National Security Adviser Jake Sullivan...

USA

US President Biden appoints Indian-American Dr Raj Panjabi to lead malaria initiative

United States President Joe Biden has appointed Indian-origin Dr Raj Panjabi to lead his Malaria Initiative.

USA

Indian-American Bhavya Lal appointed as Acting Chief of Staff for NASA

Lal has extensive experience in engineering and space technology, serving as a member of the research staff at the Institute for Defence...

USA

Scotland Yard celebrates 50th anniversary of its first Sikh female officer

PC Sandhu was born to a Sikh family in Zanzibar, East Africa in 1943 and came to the UK in 1962.

UK

Indian-origin lawmakers Pramila Jayapal, Raja Krishnamoorthi named to key congressional committees

55-year-old Jayapal has been named to the budget committee while Krishnamoorthi has been appointed to a key congressional committee on the...

USA

Padma Lakshmi cooks up a special Indian meal to mark inauguration day for Vice-President elect Kamala Harris

Padma Lakshmi, like Harris’ mother Shyamala Gopalan, was born in Chennai before migrating to the US at the age of 4.

USA

Meet the 20 Indian-Americans in US President-elect Joe Biden’s administration

As many as 17 Indian-Americans have been nominated to the White House and 13 of the 20 are women.

USA

Indian-American Raj Iyer appointed chief information officer for the US Army

Iyer will be the highest ranking Indian American civilian at the Pentagon equivalent in rank to a three-star general.

USA

Joe Biden appoints more Indian-Americans to top posts

Biden has appointed 3 Indian-Americans - Tarun Chhabra, Sumona Guha and Shanthi Kalathil - to his national security council.

USA

The Indian-American who led Donald Trump’s Twitter ban

The social media giant decided to ban Trump’s accounts following the attack on the US Capitol that they believe were encouraged and...

USA

International Sikh news portal alleges censorship by Facebook

An article on the website of the news portal Sikh24 claims that the hashtag #sikh has been blocked by the social media giant.

Global

Indian-American Vijay Shanker nominated as associate judge to the DC Court of Appeals

Shanker is currently the Deputy Chief of the Appellate Section of the Criminal Division at the Justice Department.

USA

Niraj Antani becomes first Indian-American in Ohio state Senate

Antani is a Republican and won the state Senate seat in the state’s 6th District, which covers southern, eastern, and northern Montgomery...

USA

Indie singer-songwriter Sruthi Dhulipala debuts with original single “Captive”

Singer-songwriter Sruthi Dhulipala released her debut pop single, “Captive,” streaming on audio platforms Spotify, Youtube, Amazon and...

Entertainment

Sikh charities in the UK provide food to truckers stranded at France border

France is one of over 50 countries, including India and Singapore, that has banned travellers from the UK after the discovery of a new, and...

UK

Panelists from 6 countries, including Singapore, speak at pre-Pravasi Bharatiya conference led by Indian EAM Jaishankar

Speaking in the panel discussion were six eminent personalities from the media and entertainment sectors of Australia, Oman, Singapore,...

Global

Indian-American Dr Vivek Murthy nominated by Biden as US Surgeon-General once again

Dr Murthy is a physician, research scientist, and former Vice Admiral in the Public Health Service Commissioned Corps.

USA

Redefining Matchmaking for Millennials

A conversation with Anuradha Gupta, matchmaker and Founder CEO of the global matchmaking service - Vows for Eternity, discussing the...

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