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8-year-old boy receives first double hand transplant in US

Jul 30 2015

An eight-year-old American has become the world`s youngest recipient of a transplant of both hands, Children`s Hospital of Philadelphia announced on Tuesday. Surgeons operated for 10 hours to carry out the incredibly complicated surgery on Baltimore native Zion Harvey. He previously had both his hands and feet amputated and had a kidney transplant following a major infection. The smi...

Abdul Kalam passed away due to heart failure

Jul 27 2015

Moment of silence Abdul Kalam passed away at Bethany Hospital, Shillong due to heart failure after having collapsed during a lecture he was giving at IIM Shillong. Born: Avul Pakir Jainulabdeen Abdul Kalam October 15, 1931 Rameswaram, Ramanathapuram District, Madras Presidency, British India (now in Tamil Nadu, India) Died: July 27, 2015 (aged 83) Shillong, Meghalaya...

8th Nela Nela Telgu Vennela

Jul 17 2015

8th Nela Nela Telgu Vennelaపద్యం, హాస్యం ప్రధానంగా సాగిన టాంటెక్స్ తెలుగు సాహిత్య వేదిక అష్ట...

Facebook post lands Australian woman in Abu Dhabi jail

Jul 16 2015

An Australian woman faces deportation from the United Arab Emirates for an "objectionable" post on Facebook, media reported on Tuesday. The Sydney Morning Herald reported that Jodi Magi, 39, a graphic designer, was arrested and jailed after posting a photo of a car parked across two disabled parking spots outside her Abu Dhabi apartment. After a complaint about the post landed Ma...

Valve from cow's heart saves life of 81-year-old woman from Hyderabad

Jul 16 2015

In a medical breakthrough, Indian doctors successfully implanted a valve made from a cow's heart inside a leaking heart valve of an 81-year-old woman here. The path-breaking surgery, which lasted over a period of three hours, was performed by a four-member team at the Frontier Lifeline Hospitals in Chennai last Saturday. According to doctors, the patient from Hyderabad had already under...

JwalaRejimon’sBharatanatyam Arangetram – A debut to look forward to!

Jul 15 2015

Greek philosopher Aristotle said, “Excellence is an art won by training and habituation”. Once in a while we come across gifted individuals who passionately put their talent into practice and achieve excellence and then make it a habit. JwalaPriyadarshini Rejimon belongs to this rare breed of gifted individuals who exemplify Aristotle’s quote. She has demonstrated her prowess and hard work si...

Thousands turn out for first New York Disability Pride Parade

Jul 13 2015

Thousands of people marched through the streets of New York for the city's first Disability Pride Parade. People in wheelchairs and with guide dogs and parents carrying their disabled children marched during a hot day through the center of Manhattan after Mayor Bill de Blasio kicked off the event yesterday. The event, subtitled 'Inclusion, Awareness, Visibility' saw people carrying ...

Shocking! US woman realises she was shot five days later

Jul 13 2015

Heather Charlebois said after days of pain from what she initially thought was a firecracker, she went to a hospital. Doctors told her they had found a 0.38-caliber bullet lodged in her leg. Charlebois says she was on the patio of Cafe Da Vinci in DeLand on July 4 night when she felt a pain in her leg. She checked it out in the bathroom, but there was little blood. Police say there were...

(TEA) successfully conducted the 2015 kickoff event in Dallas

Jul 07 2015

TEA’s 2015 Kickoff event received a very positive and enthusiastic response from the community in Dallas, Texas. Telugu Entrepreneurs’ Association (TEA) successfully conducted the 2015 kickoff event in Dallas, Texas on 19th June, 2015 at SLPS Convention Center. Around two hundred entrepreneurs and business people were in attendance and participated enthusiastically. The purpose ...

World's richest Arab man to give Rs 2.03 lakh crore fortune to charity

Jul 02 2015

The 60-year-old would also support women's charities and those that look towards eradicating disease. Bin Talal is the grandson of Saudi Arabia's founder Ibn Saud. He was said to have started his business with a USD 30,000 gift from his father and a USD 300,000 loan. In 2005, he was worth USD 10 billion and earned the nickname 'Buffett of Arabia' after American business magnate Warren Buff...

Cuba becomes first nation to eliminate mother-to-child HIV

Jul 01 2015

Cuba has become the first country in the world to eliminate mother-to-child transmission of HIV and syphilis, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has said. "Eliminating transmission of a virus is one of the greatest public health achievements possible," WHO Director-General Margaret Chan said yesterday. "This is a major victory in our long fight against HIV and sexually trans...

Bobby Jindal sued over order to protect same-sex marriage opponents

Jul 01 2015

A gay rights advocacy group and the American Civil Liberties Union of Louisiana are suing Louisiana`s Indian-American governor Bobby Jindal for issuing an executive order aimed at protecting opponents of same-sex marriage. Jindal signed the religious freedom executive order in May hours after the Louisiana Legislature refused to pass a bill that would have implemented similar protec...

P.C.S. Chicago Hosted Fifteenth Annual “Punjabi Youth Graduation & Scholarship Awards Night

Jul 01 2015

The Punjabi Cultural Society of Chicago (PCS) www.PCSChicago.org hosted its fifteenth annual “Punjabi Youth Graduation and Scholarships Awards Night” on Sunday, June 14, 2015, at Viceroy of India Banquets in Lombard, Illinois. More than 250 attended. Professor Sanjay Mehrotra of Northwestern University was the keynote speaker. The guests of honor were Class of 2015 graduates from the Punjabi...

Bihar has produced number of poet, writers and scholars, including Aster Gayavi urdu poet and Nikita

Nov 03 2014

Bihar has produced number of poet, writers and scholars, including Aster Gayavi urdu poet and NikitaBihar has produced a number of poet, writers and scholars, including Aster Gayavi urdu poet from Gaya, Nikita singh great author the great writer and Buddhist scholar Hrishikesh Sulabh are the prominent writers of the new generation. The later is a short story writer, playwright and theatre critic. Arun Kamal and Aalok Dhanwa are the well-known poets. Different regional languages also ha...

Indian Americans Honor Supreme Court Justice Jerome Murphy

Oct 20 2011

Samir Chopra, President – Elect of Indian Americans of New York, recently honored at a ceremony at the La Bottega restaurant in New York the Honorable Jerome Murphy for Supreme Court. Judge Jerome Murphy is a graduate of Brooklyn Law School, former Justice for Island Park and a distinguished graduate of the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania. He is the proud father o...

DR. Parveen Chopra, the first Asian-American, awarded prestigious LIBERTY BELL AWARD

May 08 2010

DR. Parveen Chopra, the first Asian-American, awarded prestigious LIBERTY BELL AWARD Supreme Court justice Hon. Ira Warshawsky, Chair of the Law Day 2010 Committee and Hon. Judge Susan Katz – Richman conferred upon Dr. Praveen Chopra the Liberty Bell Award. This award was given at the Nassau County Bar Associations’ annual function focusing on enduring traditions and emerging challe...

Ramnavmi celebration at yogi divine society , parsippany nj

Apr 18 2010

Raamnavmi and Hari Jayanti, 2010 at Haridham Temple, NJ The Birth of Lord Rama, Lord Swaminarayan’s manifestation, P.P. Yogiji Maharaj’s initiation as a Saint and the 30th anniversary of ‘Haridham’ temple in Sokhada, Gujarat all concur on the auspicious day of Ramnavmi. The Hindu Swaminarayan Temple and Cultural Center ‘Haridham’ in Parsippany NJ celebrated these four confocal events with...

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