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Jan 2019

Falu Shah Nominated for Grammy award in Best Children's Album

Critically-lauded, Indian born world musician Falu (aka Falguni Shah) has scored her first Grammy nomination in Best Children's Album for her latest album, Falu's Bazaar. Falu's Bazaar was inspired by her desire to address her son's fascination with their

Former President Barrack receives Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights award at New York City gala

President Obama receiving the award from Kerry Kennedy NEW YORK — Former President Barack Obama was honored with the Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights Ripple of Hope Award at a gala in midtown Manhattan on Dec 12. Also awarded were three other laureates, incl

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Humanitarian Chandrika Tandon to Receive 2019 Horatio Alger Award

The Horatio Alger Association of Distinguished Americans, Inc, a nonprofit educational organization honoring the achievements of outstanding individuals and encouraging youth to pursue their dreams through higher education, today announced that Chandrika K...

Sahana Srinivasan, 22, Shines As Host Of Netflix’s educational series ‘Brainchild’

Brainchild is the latest educational documentary series to be added to Netflix. Aimed at children, this bright and fun show is perfect for kids and all the family. It was created by Pharrell Williams and is hosted by the wonderful Sahana Srinivasan and is ...

NYC Mayor de Blasio Names Kapil Longani as Counsel

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio has announced the appointment of Kapil Longani as counsel to the mayor, the city said in a news release. As counsel to the mayor, Longani will advise the mayor on legal matters involving City Hall and the executive staff,...

Lowe’s Names Seemantini Godbole Its Chief Information Officer

Lowe's Companies, Inc, the home improvement retail giant, has announced the appointment of Seemantini Godbole as chief information officer, effective November 12. Godbole was previously senior vice president, digital and marketing technology, at Target Cor...

Trump Announces Nomination of Indian American Law Professor Neomi Rao to DC Circuit Court During Diwali Celebrations at White House

President Donald Trump Nov. 13 informally announced his nomination of Indian American Parsi law professor Neomi Rao to the DC Circuit Court of Appeals, during a Diwali celebration at the White House. “I won’t say today that I just nominated Neomi to be on ...

Indian American Prosecutor Diane Gujarati’s Nomination for Federal Judgeship Advances to Full Senate

The Senate Judiciary Committee has voted to approve and send to the full Senate the nomination of Indian American Diane Gujarati to the federal judgeship seat in the Eastern District of New York. The Indian American was nominated by President Donald Trump ...

Gov Murphy hosts Diwali celebration at his official mansion in NJ

New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy hosted a special Diwali celebration at Drumthwacket, the Governor's Mansion in Princeton, NJ on the evening of November 8.  “Tammy and I are pleased to open the people's house to the rich and diverse celebrations representat...

Entrepreneur creates $100 mln VC firm for AI startups

Serial entrepreneur Venkat Srinivasan has launched a $100 million venture capital firm to promote startups working in the area of artificial intelligence.The launch of Innospark Ventures comes more than a year after he sold RAGE Frameworks, which develops ...

Asia Society Texas Center honors Goradias with Huffington Award

The Asia Society Texas Center has honored Dr Marie and Vijay Goradia with the Huffington Award at The Houstonian in Houston, TX. A discussion with the Goradias followed at the event about their life stories and their commitment to advancing educational and...