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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

US Vice-President Kamala Harris may visit Singapore, Vietnam in August: Sources

United States' Indian-origin Vice President Kamala Harris could travel to Vietnam and Singapore in August, even though details of the trip...

USA

Indian-American Samir Banerjee wins Wimbledon junior boys title

Indian-American tennis player Samir Banerjee, 17, defeated Victor Lilov of the USA 7-5, 6-3 to win the Wimbledon Boys’ singles title in a...

Other Sports

Sirisha Bandla becomes third Indian-origin woman to fly into space

Aeronautical engineer Sirisha Bandla became the third Indian-origin woman to fly into space when she joined British billionaire Richard...

NRI Stories

Indian-American Abhimanyu Mishra becomes youngest-ever chess grandmaster

US youngest Chess Grandmaster: Indian-origin Abhimanyu Mishra of New Jersey has become the youngest chess grandmaster in history. The...

USA NRI Stories

US Congress passes resolution on COVID relief for India

The US House of Representatives has passed a resolution recognising the devastating impact of COVID-19 in India and calling for urgent...

Covid-19

India 'incredibly important' partner to the US, says White House spokesman

A White House spokesperson announced that India is an “incredibly important” partner to the US in the region and globally, underlining...

USA

ZEE5 set to launch streaming services in USA on June 22

Zee Entertainment Enterprises Ltd announced the launch of its OTT platform ZEE5 in the United States on June 22 in a statement.

Entertainment

Two Indian origin journalists among Pulitzer Prize winners for 2021

Two Indian origin journalists are among the winners of the Pulitzer Prizes for the year 2021. Megha Rajagopalan, a journalist working for...

USA

One in two Indian Americans faces discrimination, mostly owing to skin colour: Study

Survey is based on a poll of 1,200 Indian Americans — including citizens, Green Card holders and Non-Resident Indians — in September of...

USA

Doing everything possible to get Biden administration to send excess vaccines to India, says Indian-American Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi

Indian-American Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi said he is doing everything to get the Biden administration to provide excess vaccines not...

Covid-19

US President Biden nominates two Indian-origin women to federal admin posts

US President Joe Biden announced his intent to nominate two Indian-American women to key administration positions.

USA

Indian-American frontline healthcare workers protest against green card backlog in Washington DC

USA News - A group of frontline Indian-American healthcare professionals, stuck in the 150-plus-year Green Card backlog, held a peaceful...

USA

President Biden to nominate Indian-American Rupa Ranga Puttagunta as a federal judge

If confirmed by the US Senate, Judge Puttagunta would be the first Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) woman to serve on the US...

USA

Indian-origin Vivek Murthy confirmed as US Surgeon General

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

USA

Biden's remark about 'Indians taking over the country' intended to honour the community's contributions: White House

The White House clarified that US President Joe Biden’s remarks last week, where he mentioned mentioning Indians taking over the country,...

USA

“Indian-Americans are taking over the country… you guys are incredible,” says Biden at NASA interaction

In under 50 days of presidency, Biden has appointed as many as 55 Indian-Americans to key posts in his administration, nearly half of whom...

USA

White House withdraws Indian-American Neera Tanden’s nomination as director of Office of Management and Budget

Tanden would have been the first woman of color to lead the powerful budget agency.

USA

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

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

Companies across the world have been struggling for the last year with the COVID-19 pandemic having hit small businesses in particular. The...

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

Farmers protests: Tensions running high among Indian diaspora as India, US governments condemn destruction of Gandhi statue in US

The ongoing farmers' protests in India have seen an escalation in the past few days, with international celebrities and diaspora groups...

Global