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Alphabet CEO Sundar Pichai makes first visit to Indian embassy in US

Google and Alphabet CEO Sunder Pichai visited the Indian Embassy in Washington and held discussions with India's Ambassador to the US,...

Corporate

Indian-American activist Shefali Razdan Duggal confirmed as US envoy to Netherlands

Indian-American political activist Shefali Razdan Duggal was confirmed as the country's next envoy to the Netherlands by the US Senate.

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Meet Indian-origin Laxman Narasimhan, next CEO of Starbucks

Global coffee chain Starbucks has named Indian-origin Laxman Narasimhan as their new Chief Executive Officer (CEO).

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Woman arrested over racist assault on Indian-American women in Texas

In a horrific incident, four Indian women were reportedly racist and physically assaulted by a Mexican-American woman in Dallas in the US...

USA

Dr Tausif Malik: Entrepreneur, evangelist and Muslim Spelling Bee founder

The new treasurer for Democrats Abroad India, Dr Tausif Malik is the founder of America’s largest community-based Spelling Bee competition...

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Meet Indian-American teen Harini Logan, Scripps Bee 2022 champion

Indian-American teen Harini Logan has emerged as the champion of the 2022 Scripps National Spelling Bee and is over the moon.

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Indian-origin Sowmyanarayan Sampath to be new CEO of Verizon Business

Communications firm Verizon appointed Indian-origin executive Sowmyanarayan Sampath as the new Executive Vice President and CEO of Verizon...

Corporate

CIA appoints India-born Nand Mulchandani to lead tech ops

Indian-origin entrepreneur Nand Mulchandani was roped in by Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) as its first-ever Chief Technology Officer...

USA

Kamala Harris is the latest in White House to contract Covid

USA News: United States vice-president Kamala Harris has tested positive for Covid, but is asymptomatic, the White House said.

USA

US, India mark 75 years of ties

US Embassy said the people-to-people ties are one of the cornerstones of the US-India relationship. US, India mark 75 years of ties.

Global

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella's son Zain has passed away

Microsoft’s Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Satya Nadella and his wife Anu lost their son Zain on Monday morning. He was 26 years old and...

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Priyanka Chopra and husband Nick Jonas welcome new child through surrogacy

Priyanka Chopra and her husband Nick Jonas have welcomed a baby via surrogacy. The actress made the announcement on her Instagram page on...

Entertainment

US-based Aparna Satheesan at the forefront of the expanding Indian classical dance frontier

Indian-American Bharatanatyam/Kuchipudi exponent Aparna Satheesan ​is well known globally for presenting innovative ideas through multiple...

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Video of Indian-American CEO firing 900 employees on Zoom call goes viral

A video of Indian-American CEO of Better.com Vishal Garg firing 900 employees from his company in India as well as in the United States over...

USA

Indian-American economist Gita Gopinath set for key IMF post

Indian-American Gita Gopinath, the IMF's chief economist, will become the number two official at the Washington-based crisis lender from...

Global

Meet Parag Agrawal, Twitter's new CEO who replaced Jack Dorsey

Non-Resident Indian Parag Agrawal, 37, an IIT-Bombay graduate, has replaced Jack Dorsey as the new Twitter chief executive officer, becoming...

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US varsities witness 13.2% decline in Indian students, shows report

Universities in the United States saw a significant 13.2 per cent drop in the number of Indian students in 2020-21, says the latest Open...

USA

Indian-American actor Kal Penn comes out as gay

Indian-American actor Kal Penn, on the eve of the launch of his book 'You Can't Be Serious', has come out as gay.

Entertainment

Senior US Justice Department officials discuss ways to counter cyberattackers' in New Delhi

Arun G Rao, Indian-American Deputy Assistant Attorney General of the US department of justice civil division’s consumer protection branch,...

Global

Indian-American Neera Tanden named White House staff secretary

United States President Joe Biden has named Indian-American policy expert Neera Tanden as the new White House staff secretary.

USA

Indian-American economist Gita Gopinath set to leave IMF in January 2022

International Monetary Fund (IMF) chief economist Gita Gopinath will leave her post and return to Harvard University's economics department...

Global

Four Indian-Americans bag NIH Director’s New Innovator awards

Four Indian-Americans have bagged the National Institute of Health Director’s New Innovator awards, a programme created in 2007 to...

USA

India is a very important partner to the US, says Kamala Harris on meeting PM Modi

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi met with United States Vice-President Kamala Harris at the White House during which they decided to...

USA

Indian PM Narendra Modi to address UNGA, attend Quad summit during three-day visit

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Washington, DC yesterday on an official three-day visit to the United States

Global

Biden names Indian-American Muslim Rashad Hussain as Ambassador for Religious Freedom

President Joe Biden has nominated Rashad Hussain, an Indian-American lawyer and diplomat, as ambassador-at-large to lead the state...

USA