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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...

NRI Stories NRI Stories

Indian-origin MP in New Zealand takes oath in Sanskrit

Hailing from Hamirpur in Himachal Pradesh, Sharma was elected as an MP from the Labour Party for Hamilton West in the recent elections.

Global

Singapore-based writer Tanuj Khosla’s short films now streaming digitally on major OTT platforms

The Sacrifice was written and made in 2019 in Singapore while Buddy and Slapped were written by Khosla in April 2020 during the lockdown.

Movies

Indian-American lawyer Jenifer Rajkumar becomes first South Asian woman elected to NY State Assembly

Rajkumar is an immigrant rights activist who studied at Stanford.

USA

What it takes for an Indian to fight elections in the US

Preeti Shridhar is a senior public official and community leader in the Seattle area, who ran for office twice in recent years in the US...

USA

Indian-American teenager wins prize for research on finding a cure for COVID-19

Anika Chebrolu has won USD 25,000 for her research to find a treatment for COVID-19.

USA

The modern-day matchmaker

What’s love got to do with it? Just about everything, if you ask Anuradha Gupta, the Founder CEO of Vows for Eternity. This New York-based...

NRI Stories NRI Stories

Biotech firm based in India, UK wins Roddenberry Prize, named after 'Star Trek' creator

An India and United Kingdom-based genomics biotech company is among four worldwide projects that won the first-ever USD 1-million 2020...

Covid-19

Indians the largest diaspora group to become Australian citizens in 2019-20

Out of the over 200,000 people who became Australian citizens in this period, 38,209 were Indians, followed by 25,011 Britishers, 14,764...

NRI Stories

Boris Johnson honours 73-year-old “Skipping Sikh” for raising money for the NHS

73-year-old Rajinder Singh has been awarded the Points of Light, an honour given to outstanding individual volunteers and people making a...

UK

Indian-origin judicial commissioner Dedar Singh Gill appointed judge of Singapore High Court

Dedar Singh Gill is an Indian-origin judicial commissioner and intellectual property expert in Singapore.

Singapore

More than half a dozen Indian-Americans win Congressional primaries

Winners include Ami Bera and Ro Khanna.

USA

Priyanka Chopra and Game of Thrones actor Richard Madden to star in Amazon’s Citadel

The actress also has a few Netflix projects lined up - The White Tiger, superhero film We Can Be Heroes and a film with actress-comedian...

Entertainment
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