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India, US defence officials to draw roadmap for collaboration

Feb 25 2015

Top Indian and US defence officials will meet in New Delhi this week to draw a roadmap to fast track the implementation of four projects identified for co-development and co-production and formation of a joint working group on aircraft carriers. US Under Secretary of Defence for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics (AT&L), Frank Kendall, who is in India, will announce the name of t...

TANTEX Sahitya Vedika - 91 Va Sadassu

Feb 21 2015

TANTEX Sahitya Vedika - 91 Va Sadassuశాస్త్రీయ సంగీతంలో సాహిత్యం: టాంటెక్స్“నెలనెలాతెలుగువెన్నెల” వే&...

Indian-American shot dead in US

Feb 17 2015

A 28-year-old Indian-American, who was shot by unknown gunmen in his family-owned liquor shop in the US, has succumbed to his injuries. Amit Patel from Edison was shot and killed in New Jersey inside Roseway Liquors in Irvington. When police arrived at the store, they found Patel injured from a gunshot wound. He was later pronounced dead, Acting Essex County Prosecutor Caroly...

Three Indians among 100 shortlisted for one-way trip to Mars

Feb 16 2015

Two women and a man from India have made it to the third round of a one-way trip to Mars in 2024. The three lucky Indians along with other 97 applicants will move on to the next round of the ambitious private mission that aims to send four people on a one-way trip t...

Presidential Philanthropy Award by the Martin Luther King Committee

Feb 12 2015

Dr. Parveen Chopra was recently honored with the Presidential Philanthropy Award by the Martin Luther King birthday Celebration Committee at its thirtieth Awards ceremony held at the Marriott Hotel, Uniondale, New York. Dr. Chopra was bestowed this award for his significant philanthropic contributions to the Martin Luther King Scholarships which are awarded to high school students of merit an...

Youth Sets Trend to Celebrate Valentine’s Day Uniquely!

Feb 12 2015

Amar Karma Organ Donation Society held its 5th annual Give a Heart event on Saturday, February 7, 2015 at Versailles Convention Centre. The group has been organizing the unique event to set a new trend of giving hearts by signing up to be organ donors. ‘Give a Heart ’event this year again was jam packed with entertainment, auction, prizes and featuring a special exhibition of posters depictin...

After Obama's shots, NYT asks Modi to break his 'dangerous silence'

Feb 08 2015

As President Barack Obama's comments that religious intolerance in India would have shocked Mahatma Gandhi raised a storm in India, the New York Times asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi to break his "deafening silence. "Mahatma Gandhi's legacy is an inspiration for the US too, said the White House, while a bipartisan commission praised the president for his "timely comments" and the...

Obama appoints Indian-American Ajay Banga to key administrative post

Feb 06 2015

United States President Barack Obama has appointed top Indian-American executive Ajay Banga to a key administrative position tasked with providing policy advice on international trade matters. Banga, chairman of US-India Business Council, was appointed member of the Advisory Committee for Trade Policy and Negotiations, said the White House. Banga was among a number of key app...

Indian among undocumented students invited by Obama to WH

Feb 05 2015

President Barack Obama has invited an Indian along with five other undocumented students at the White House to hear directly from the young people whose lives have been positively affected by the US immigration policies. Rishi Singh from South Ozone Park in New York along with five other undocumented students would meet Obama at his Oval Office on Thursday, according to a White House offic...

Non resident Gujarati actor sets record

Feb 05 2015

She has defied the scientific fact that humans can't put on beyond 21 different facial expressions at the most. Meet Miital Modi, a New York-based actor and model of Gujarati origin, who can depict 2,000 different emotions like sadness, happiness, anger, shock and suspicion with utmost ease. And for thi...

Obama proposes over USD 1 billion civil and military aid to Pakistan

Feb 02 2015

The United States President Barack Obama on Monday proposed more than USD 1 billion in civilian and military aid to Pakistan, describing it as a "strategically important nation". The key elements of the proposed budget include strengthening Pakistani military for its fight against extremism, safety of nuclear installation, stability in Afghanistan, economic development and improveme...

I don't trust US nor have I spoken with them: Fidel Castro

Jan 30 2015

Fidel Castro does not "trust the US, nor have I spoken with them," the revolutionary icon, 88, said in a letter attributed to him and read out on state television. "That does not represent -- far from it -- a rejection of peacefully settling conflicts," said the letter on Monday, a week after communist Cuba and the United States held landmark talks in Havana as they attempt to norma...

Attack against minorities in India increases: US lawmaker

Jan 30 2015

As many as 38 incidents targeting the Christian community in India were reported in the last two months of 2014, a Republican lawmaker has claimed, alleging that there is rise in attack against the minorities. "I rise today to bring attention to the state of religious freedom and pluralism in India. In a very troubling pattern, India's historic pluralism is being replaced with intolerance,...

British leaders greet India on 66th Republic Day

Jan 29 2015

British leaders cutting across party lines on Sunday greeted India on its 66th Republic Day with Prime Minister David Cameron describing the day as an important milestone which reflects the enduring and special relationship between the two nations. "As millions of people mark this important milestone we can reflect on the enduring and special relationship between our two nations – t...

DTTI initiative with India to further US strategic goals, says Pentagon official

Jan 29 2015

Facing a resource crunch, the initiative to co-develop and co-produce hi-tech military hardware with India at a considerable low cost would further America's strategic interest, a top Pentagon official has said. Making the remarks days after India and the US renewed an enhanced Defence Framework Agreement for the next ten years, the official said that China's with its massive defenc...

North Texas Asian Indian Community Celebrated 39th India Day

Jan 28 2015

India Association of North Texashosted their 39th India Day event to celebrate the 66th Republic Day of India on January 24, 2014 in Garland Texas at the Curtis Culwell Center. India Day is an annual cultural and dance event hosted by the India Association of North Texas (www.iant.org) celebrating India’s republic day. Event included presentations on Indian history, culture and dance perform...

PRESIDENTIAL PHILANTHROPY AWARD by DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING COMMITTEE INC. to DR. PARVEEN CHOPRA

Jan 28 2015

PRESIDENTIAL PHILANTHROPY AWARD by DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING COMMITTEE INC. to  DR. PARVEEN CHOPRA Americans are the most generous people in the world and some of the Indian Americans are catching up with that tradition. Dr. Parveen Chopra has been serving as Chairperson of Finance for the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Committee of Nassau County Inc. for the last decade and he has contributed generously to the worthy cause of awarding scholarship awards to the scholarly and needy high school ...

Dr. Narsimha Reddy Urimindi takes over as President of TANTEX for 2015.

Jan 08 2015

January 6th 2015 Dallas/Fort Worth Dallas/Fort Worth, often termed the Telugu cultural capital of America has many literary lovers holding passion for Telugu culture and literature deeply rooted in them. Ever since its inception in 1986 TANTEX has been predominantly serving for the welfare of the Telugu people residing in Dallas/Fort Worth. TANTEX has been recognized as an association on...

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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