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Two Indian-Americans likely to find place in Biden Cabinet: US media reports

Reports indicate that Vivek Murthy is likely to bag the post of Secretary of Health and Human Services while Professor Arun Majumdar may get...

USA

Indian-American Dr Vivek Murthy likely to co-chair Biden’s coronavirus task force

Murthy was appointed America’s 19th Surgeon General by then president Barack Obama in 2014 and subsequently asked to step down by the...

USA

Biden administration likely to provide US citizenship to over 500,000 Indians

The document says that the new Biden administration will support family-based immigration and preserve family unification as a core...

USA

Democrat Indian-origin millionaire Shri Thanedar elected to Michigan state legislature

The 65-year-old won from the 3rd District of Michigan with 93 per cent of the total votes.

USA

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

Prominent Indian-Americans among list of people funding Joe Biden’s presidential bid

In August and September alone, Biden raised more than USD 700 million, with his campaign having raised USD 938 million by October 14.

USA

Unsung heroes: NRI Sweta Rai’s documentary highlights stellar efforts of Indian-origin doctors during the pandemic

Indian-origin filmmaker Sweta Rai’s lockdown documentary about frontline workers against the COVID-19 pandemic highlighted the stellar...

Covid-19

Indian Heritage Centre plans grand Deepavali celebrations

The Indian Heritage Centre is all set to usher in the Festival of Lights, Deepavali with an array of online and on-site activities with Once...

Singapore

Lawsuit filed in US challenging new H1-B visa wage related rule

The new rule will limit an employer's ability to replace workers with cheap foreign labour.

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

Indian-origin academic Srikant Datar to become new Dean of Harvard Business School

Indian-origin academic Srikant Datar is set to become the second consecutive dean of Harvard Business School hailing from India.

USA

US unveils tightened H-1B visa rules in a move to put Americans first

As per the Department of Homeland Security, the interim final rule to be published in Federal Register will be effective in 60 days.

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...

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Birthday wishes pour in from around the globe as Indian PM Modi turns 70

A 71-kg cake, a 'Know NaMo' quiz and congratulations pouring in from around the world marked the 70th birthday of Indian Prime Minister...

Global

10-year-old Indian-origin girl among semi-finalists of Britain's Got Talent 2020

10-year-old Indian-origin girl Souparnika Nair is one of the contestants who have been selected for the semi-final round of Britain's Got...

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Indian-origin professor's firm begins trial of new COVID-19 vaccine in UK

An Indian-origin professor’s Oxford-based company announced that its Indian partner, the Serum Institute of India (SIIPL), has begun...

Covid-19

From engineer to film editor: Bengaluru-born Varun Viswanath found his dream job in Hollywood

Varun Viswanath is part of a growing club of Indians abroad working in Hollywood. While the likes of Mindy Kaling, Aziz Ansari and Hasan...

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Kamala Harris remembers her grandfather and the lessons he taught her on their morning walks in India

Harris said those walks along the beach in India really "planted something in my mind and created a commitment in me.''

USA

Indian software developer among five people sworn in at rare naturalisation ceremony at the White House

The video of the ceremony was played during the second night of the Republican National Convention on Tuesday.

USA

UP CM Yogi Adityanath inaugurates online portal for NRIs

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath yesterday launched the Indian state's official online portal for Non-Resident Indian (NRIs),...

Global

Kamala Harris mentions her “chithis” in speech, sends Twitter into a frenzy

During her vice-presidential nomination acceptance speech, Harris made special mention of her mother Shyamala Gopalan, who was born in...

USA

Kamala Harris continues to break the glass ceiling

Born in Oakland, California, Harris is the daughter of Shyamala Gopalan, an Indian-origin cancer researcher from Chennai and Donald Harris,...

USA

Singapore-based NRI media entrepreneurs announce USD 100 Million IPO on NASDAQ

Vistas Media Acquisition Company (VMAC) announced it has commenced trading of an initial public offering (IPO) of USD 100 million on The...

SMEs

New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern visits temple, relishes puri-chhole

The Prime Minister also participated in prayers held at the temple.

Global

50 books in 3 months: 8-year-old British-Indian boy Milan Kumar wins accolades for his precocious reading habits

For eight-year-old Indian-origin Milan Kumar in the United Kingdom, the lockdown presented the chance to further enhance his love of books...

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