Feb 2019

Rep. Ami Bera (D-CA) Named Chair of House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Oversight, Investigation

US Rep. Ami Bera, D-Calif., has been named the chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations. “I am honored to chair the Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations. I’ve always believed that the United States has a du

VA STEM champion Seshaiyer to receive honorary doctorate

George Mason University professor and STEM advocate Padmanabhan “Padhu” Seshaiyer has been recognized for his outstanding contribution to scientific excellence and social impact by the Vrije Universiteit Brussel. Padhu will receive an honorary doctorate fo

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Pratham USA galas host Sen. Kamala Harris and Sundar Pichai

Above, US Senator Kamala Harris, at Pratham’s New York gala. The NY Tristate and the Bay-Area, CA chapters of Pratham USA hosted their annual fundraisers on Sept 28 and Sept 29 respectively.At the New York gala at the Cipriani Wall Street, the keynote spea...

‘Vibrant Gujarat’ delegation visits US ahead of summit

From right, Padma Shri H R Shah, TV Asia chairman and CEO; H P Rama, chairman of the board, Auro Hotels; Arvind Agarwal, Additional Chief Secretary, Finance, Govt. of Gujarat and Minesh Patel, president, Gujarati Samaj of New York, at the meet and greet wi...

SKN Foundation gala in NJ highlights diabetes epidemic

From left, Charlie Kimball, IndyCar series driver; actress Mandira Bedi and celebrity chef Vikas Khanna, at the SKN gala. Shri Krishna Nidhi (SKN) Foundation, a not-for-profit organization with a mission to promote total wellness of the person and communit...

Jaipur Literary Festival in Houston brings intellectual vigour

The two-day Jaipur Literary Festival (JLF) in Houston was held in association with Asia Society Texas Center, an educational organization; Inprint, a literary arts nonprofit organization, and the Consulate General of India in Houston, TX, Sept. 14-15. Shas...