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Dr. Vivek Murthy ousted as America’s Doctor by Trump

Vivek Murthy, America’s top doctor, was dismissed by Donald Trump’s administration on Friday, April 21, 2017 as the US Surneon General. Dr. Vivek Murthy...

Student visa’s 24-month OPT extension lawsuit dismissed

Encouraging foresing students who graduate with specialized degrees in the United States, the US administration had allowed them, especially STEM F-1 visa students to...

6 NRIs among 30 Soros Fellows

Ellora Thadaney Israni, Pratyusha Kalluri, Sanjay Kishore, Shivani Radhakrishnan, Sanjena Sathian and Ashvin A. Swaminathan are the six Indian-Americans, who are among 30 graduate...

AAPI praises contributions Dr. Vivek Murthy

On behalf of the American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin (AAPI), I want to applaud the many contributions and initiatives of Dr. Vivek...

Ashley Tellis appointed Chair of Carnegie’s Tata Chair for Strategic Affairs

Recognizing the great contributions of Ratan Tata in India and around the world by leading Indian industry beyond its national borders to create a...

UN to issue 10 stamps of “Asanas” on International Yoga Day

The UN Postal Administration (UNPA) is issuing a set of stamps showing 10 yoga asanas (poses) to commemorate the International Day of Yoga on...

Vishal J Amin, Neomi Rao join Trump administration

Vishal J Amin
US President Donald Trump has named two more Indian Americans to key senior positions in his administration. He named Vishal J Amin as the...

Celebration of 126th Birth Anniversary of Dr. B.R. Ambedkar

The Consulate General of India in Chicago in collaboration with Ambedkar Association of North America celebrated 126th Birth Anniversary of Dr. B.R. Ambedkar...

Trump’s rise, fall in oil prices hit foreign job prospects for...

Blue-collar employment in Gulf nations such as Saudi Arabia fell 33% in 2016, skilled jobs in countries like US too are expected to dry...

AAHOA ANNUAL CONVENTION IN SAN ANTONIO ONE FOR THE RECORD BOOKS

The largest gathering of hotel owners in the country set a new record this week as the four-day annual convention and trade show of...

Share a Smile hosts its annual fundraiser dinner

On April 21st, 2017, Share a Smile Chicago, hosted another very successful annual gala and fundraiser! The event took place at the 9600 Turnberry...

Modi on TIME’s ‘Most Influential People List’

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Paytm founder Vijay Shekhar Sharma and British-Pakistani actor Riz Ahmed have made it to TIME magazine’s annual list of...

NRI physician charged with child sex abuse; pleads innocence

Vamsimadhav Korrapati, 41, a Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, emergency room doctor, charged with sexually abusing two children under 13, backed out of a plea deal last...

Chaitra Navratri celebrated with Bhajans at Hari OM Mandir

Jai Mata Ki” “Jai Mata Ki” This was the chanting that echoed from the walls & in the Congregation Hall of Hari Om Mandir...

Rahul Gandhi lauds role of NRIs

A five-member delegation of Non-Resident Indians (NRIs), led by Shudh Parkash Singh, Chairman, Indian National Overseas Congress (INOC), USA, called on the Congress Vice...

THE MUSIC ESSENCE APPRECIATION AND CELEBRATION DINNER

The Music Essence curtains fell with an Appreciation and Celebration Dinner for the sponsors and supporters of this successful event hosted by Sunita and...

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