Events

Mar 2019
Mar 2019

Bright Force Holding Purchases American Bank in Dallas, Texas

Bright Force Holding, an investment group led by Mehul Patel, Chirag Patel, and Mital Patel, has acquired American Bank, N.A., a community bank in North Dallas, TX, with roughly $55 million in assets. Bright Force Holding, based in the Dallas suburb of Lew

Mar 2019

Grammy-winning sitarist Anoushka Shankar performs at event by Indian Classical Music Circle of Austin

The Indian Classical Music Circle of Austin (ICMCA) presented an evening with Grammy-winning sitarist and composer Anoushka Shankar at the Riverbend Center in Austin, TX, on March 9. Daughter of the Late sitar legend Pandit Ravi Shankar, Anoushka is a regu

YouTube Star Lilly Singh To Host NBC Late-Night Show

Lilly Singh, the Indian-Canadian YouTube star who has garnered millions of views, has been tapped by NBC to replace Carson Daly on its 1:35 a.m. talk show. The show will be retitled to “A Little Late with Lilly Singh” and will launch in September, accordin...

13-year-old Indian Wins one Million Dollars On 'The World's Best' Show

After dazzling judges and audiences around the world right from his first performance on CBS’ The World’s Best, 13-year-old piano prodigy Lydian Nadhaswaram went on to emerge the winner of the US reality show and bagging the $1 million prize. Nadhaswaram, ...

Jayadev Acharya, an Indian American professor at Cornell, gets National Science Foundation award

Cornell University, NY, has announced that six of its assistant professors, including 2 Indian Americans Siddhartha Banerjee and Jayadev Acharya, have been named recipients of the prestigious National Science Foundation Early Career Development Program, or...

SFO drone startup FlytBase beats startups from 18 countries to win global contest in Japan

FlytBase Labs, a San Francisco and Pune-based drone technology startup, has won the grand winner award in the grand finale of NTT (Nippon Telegraph and Telephone) Data Open Innovation Contest 9.0 which held in Tokyo on March 13-14. The international contes...

Sabrina Singh Named National Press Secretary for Cory Booker Presidential Campaign

Sabrina Singh, formerly deputy communications director for the Democratic National Committee (DNC), will join New Jersey Senator Cory Booker's 2020 presidential campaign as national press secretary. Prior to her DNC role, Singh was a regional communication...

Red carpet screening of 'Hotel Mumbai' hosted in New York

A red carpet screening of Hotel Mumbai, based on the 2008 terror attacks in India’s financial capital, was hosted March 17 at the Museum of Modern Art in New York City. Movie lead Dev Patel, the 28-year-old Oscar-nominated actor, walked the red carpet in a...

Krishna Das performs at ChantLanta Music Festival 2019 in Atlanta, GA

Krishna Das, the American vocalist known for his performances of kirtan, performed at the 10th anniversary of ChantLanta 2019 in Atlanta, GA. The soldout 2-day event was hosted at a Church and was promoted as a kirtan concert, featuring 7 bands and variety...

American action-comedy ‘Stuber’ premieres at SXSW Film Festival in TX

A special screening of Stuber, a 2019 American action-comedy, was hosted at the SXSW Film Festival at the Paramount Theater in Austin, TX, on March 13. The 9-day South by Southwest (SXSW) Film Festival celebrates raw innovation and emerging talent from bot...

Jiva Dance in NYC presents the world premiere of ' The Four Horsemen'

Jiva Dance’s The Four Horsemen premiered on March 7 at the Dixon Place in NYC. The Four Horsemen is an innovative Indian classical dance production, exploring symbolism from the story of the apocalypse through Indian classical dance, music and Sanskrit poe...

Bridal Gala Showcase in NJ targets upscale weddings

Founders Meghna Parikh and Nirali Modi hosted Gala Showcase, a wedding expo event, at the Legacy Castle in Pompton Plains, NJ on March 9. The event was positioned as the most prestigious and extravagant wedding gala event ever envisioned. The bridal showca...