Thursday 20 September, 2018

American Hindus plan to celebrate 125th anniversary of Vivekananda’s Chicago speech in 100 US cities

Atlanta, GA, September 14, 2018: The United States Hindu Alliance (USHA), a national Hindu advocacy organization, announces Chicago Address 125, a one year 100 city celebration of the 125th anniversary of the historic speech by Swami Vivekananda [...]

Revoke Suu Kyi’s Congressional Gold Medal: Congressman Ro Khanna

Washington, Sep 12 (IANS) Indian-American Congressman Ro Khanna has said that he wants to revoke Myanmar State Counsellor Suu Kyi’s Congressional Gold Medal, the highest civilian honor in the US, which was bestowed on her with much fanfare [...]

India remains on White House ‘major’ list on drug trade

New York, Sep 12 (IANS) India continues to remain on the White House list of countries that are “major” transit points for or producer of illicit drugs. The annual list was released on Tuesday as US President Donald Trump prepared [...]

Indian-American researcher wins 2018 Marconi Society Young Scholar Award

Bengaluru, Sep 11 (IANS) An Indian-born woman research scholar from the University of Washington won the Paul Baran Young Scholar Award for 2018 for using smartphones to detect life-threatening symptoms, the California-based Marconi Society, [...]

Indian-American researcher awarded $6.5Mn to identify cancer biomarkers

Washington, Sep 11 (IANS) The US National Cancer Institute has give the “Outstanding Investigator Award” to Professor Arul Chinnaiyan, from the University of Michigan, and $6.5 million in funding over seven years, to identify cancer [...]

25-year-old Indian man, 2 others killed in bank shooting

Hyderabad, Sep 7 (IANS) An Indian youth was among the three people who were killed when a gunman opened fire at a bank in the US state of Ohio. Pruthviraj Kandepi 25, who hailed from Andhra Pradesh, and two others, Luis Felipe Calderon, 48, [...]

A R Rahman and his team of top singers rock Atlanta

A R Rahman with the Atlanta organizers. Photo by Vinod Devlia, Photography by Vinod BY DR. PANCHAJANYA PAUL Atlanta, GA, September 6, 2018: A R Rahman and his team of talented musicians performed inAtlantaon Saturday, August 25th, 2018. [...]

IACA festival showcases Indian culture, bilateral relations with US

BY JYOTHSNA HEGDE Atlanta, GA, September 6, 2018: IACA’s Festival of India, a 22-year-old signature celebration of India’s Independence Day in Atlanta was held at the same location as it is every year since its inception – the Infinite [...]

India’s Supreme Court decision on decriminalizing homosexuality garners over 300,000 tweets

New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) The landmark decision of decriminalizing homosexuality in India by the Supreme Court on Thursday has garnered over 300,000 tweets with hashtags #Section377 and #LGBTQ in past 12 hours, the micro-blogging site said in [...]

26-year-old Indian-American filmmaker is the latest worldwide sensation

By Subhash K. Jha Just when we thought it couldn’t get any better for Asians in Hollywood after the fluke, tempestuous (and not-entirely-deserved, I might add) success of the seasons’s big blockbuster, “Crazy Rich Asians” [...]