Monday 21 January, 2019

11-year-old boy saves drowning man from bottom of pool

NRI Pulse Staff Report Atlanta, GA, January 19, 2019: An 11-year-old Indian-American boy is being praised for pulling an unconscious 34-year-old man from the bottom of the deep-end of a pool and saving his life. Advaik Nandikotkur was with [...]

Indra Nooyi under Trump administration consideration to head World Bank

New York, Jan 17 (IANS) Indian-American business leader Indra Nooyi, who headed the multinational PepsiCo, is under consideration for heading the World Bank, according to multiple media reports. If she is nominated by US President Donald Trump [...]

Dr Jag Sheth presents PM Modi with Philip Kotler Presidential Award

New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday became the first recipient of the prestigious Philip Kotler Presidential award. The award was presented by distinguished Emory Professor Dr. Jagdish Sheth and Executive Director [...]

White House spokesman Raj Shah leaves Trump administration

Washington, Jan 15 (IANS) Raj Shah, an Indian American spokesman in the White House Press Office, has left President Donald Trump’s administration and joined an arm of a Florida-based lobbying firm, officials said. Shah, a former researcher [...]

Tulsi Gabbard to run for President in 2020

New York, Jan. Jan 12 (IANS) The race for US presidency in next year’s election is likely to see a Hindu representative and a senator of part-Indian-American descent vying for the Democratic Party’s nomination. Tulsi Gabbard, 37, [...]

Navodaya 2019: Hindu Temple of Atlanta bustles with thousands of devotees on New Year’s Day

HTA President Sheela Lingam (green sari) with the new executive committee. BY MAHADEV DESAI Photos by Krish Photography Despite cold and rainy weather, more than nine thousand devotees and visitors from all over South-East thronged the [...]

JAG’S THOUGHTS: Wealth in the Modern Age: Fast created, easily lost

JAG’S THOUGHTS* Since the economic reform of 1991 (what is also referred to as India’s second independence) we have produced more than a million millionaires and dozens of billionaires. This unprecedented level of wealth creation has [...]

AAPI’s 37th annual convention will be held in Atlanta from July 3 to 7, 2019

By Ajay Ghosh/ Kumar Annavarapu  Atlanta, GA, January 2019: “The 37th Annual Convention and Scientific Assembly of American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin (AAPI)  will be held at the fabulous Omni Atlanta at CNN Center and [...]

IPN meet: Swami Sarvadevananda talks about relevance of Swami Vivekananda today

BY JYOTHSNA HEGDE Photos by SFA Productions Atlanta, GA, January 9, 2019: “Sisters and brothers of America,” the landmark opening lines by an Indian monk at the Chicago World Parliament of Religions in 1893, marked the beginning of the [...]

Ekal Vidyalaya’s spectacular “Sanskriti – A Bollywood Journey” – by NNKB

BY PREETI TANWAR AND MAHADEV DESAI Photos by Vinod Devlia & Brijesh Darji Atlanta, GA, January 9, 2019: Ekal Vidyalaya Foundation organized a scintillating dance and music show – ‘Sanskriti - A Bollywood Journey” by Nritya Natya [...]