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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Indo-American Arts Council announces new executive board

Photo: From left, Sunil Hali, Yakub Mathew, Rakesh Kaul, Anurag Harsh, Aroon Shivdasani, Consul General Sandeep Chakravorty,  Dr Nirmal Mattoo and Rajeev Kaul. The Indo-American Arts Council (IAAC), the New York-based non-profit supporting artistic discipl...

Neuroscientist Kasthuri Leading U. of Chicago Research to Map Billions of Brain Cells

Prof. Narayanan Kasthuri, assistant professor of neurobiology and researcher at the University of Chicago’s Argonne project, is leading unique research into mapping billions of brain cells. Kasthuri and his colleagues are combining new techniques in micros...

Amnesty’s Salil Shetty to join Harvard as senior fellow

Salil Shetty, the former secretary general at Amnesty International, will be joining the Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government’s Carr Center for Human Rights Policy as a senior fellow for the 2018-2019 academic year.  “It is a great honor to re...

India, Mexico host business event in NY to promote investments

The New York Consulates of India and Mexico hosted a joint event July 31 promoting business opportunities in both countries. Indian Consul General Sandeep Chakravorty and Mexican Consul General Diego Gomez Pickering welcomed guests at the Indian Consulate ...