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Grand celebration of TANTEX SANKRANTHI SAMBARALU in Dallas

Jan 23 2015

Traditionally among the festivals Sankranthi holds a special place for the Telugu. Living up to the expectations Telugu Association of North Texas (TANTEX) held Sankranthi Sambaralu at Nimitz High School in Irving, TX. The event displayed a culmination of cultural and modern activities under one roof. The event was well coordinated by event coordinator Venkat Danda, President of TANTEX Dr. Na...

Obama's India trip likely to produce positive results: US

Jan 23 2015

Underlining that it is a "unique" time for Indo-US ties, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel on Friday said President Barack Obama's India visit is likely to produce "tangible and positive" results. "I think the President's trip leaving this weekend, may well produce some very tangible and positive results of an effort being made, was made, continues to be made, by this department: not just me,"...

IANT Celebrates 39th India Day

Jan 22 2015

North Texas Asian Indian Community Celebrates 39th India Day 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. The event includes presentations on Indian history, culture and dance performances by over 1000+ participants from all across DFW. IANT will be hosting their 39th India Day event on the 2...

TANTEX Sankraanti Sambaraalu 2015

Jan 22 2015

 TANTEX Sankraanti Sambaraalu 20152015లో టాంటెక్స్సంస్థ కార్యక్రమాల నాణ్యతకు పెద్దపీట ...డాల్లస్లోఅంబ...

Obama invite idea came from Modi

Jan 21 2015

"Once Modi reportedly shared it with his close group of people, the Indian Ambassador to US, S Jaishankar, was asked to follow it up with the Americans," sources said. "The idea to invite the President came from the Prime Minister," they said. The Prime Minister's Office then asked Jaishankar to explore the "doability" of the idea and check out the response from the White House. Ther...

Michelle Obama invites Indian doctor for State of the Union Address

Jan 20 2015

US First Lady Michelle Obama has invited a prominent Indian-American doctor, who is playing a key role in fighting the dreaded Ebola disease in West Africa, for Wednesday's State of the Union Address. Dr Pranav Shetty from the International Medical Corps is the only Indian-American to be invited by the First Lady to her box in the US Congress when President Barack Obama delivers his State ...

'Ghost particle' found in space hints at existence of aliens: Researchers

Jan 20 2015

A strange spectral-like 'ghost particle' discovered in debris gathered from outer space hints at possibility of alien life, say researchers. Researchers at the University of Sheffield and the University of Buckingham Centre for Astrobiology have discovered a particle that they call it as 'living balloon', which they thought once used to carry microscopic alien organisms. They claim that it...

US rushes through to meet its promises to India on anti-terror

Jan 19 2015

Ahead of President Barack Obama's visit to India, the US is rushing through to meet his commitment to Prime Minister Narendra Modi on counter- terrorism, including targeting underworld don Dawood Ibrahim and dismantling LeT, JeM, al-Qaeda and the Haqqanis networks. This week the US Treasury Department slapped sanctions against two key aides of India's most wanted underworld don Dawo...

Obama's India visit chance to tap real potential in ties: US

Jan 19 2015

The "real potential" of Indo-US strategic and economic relationship, which leaders of the two countries have been striving for the past two decades, is coming to "fruition" after Narendra Modi became the Prime Minister of India with an impressive mandate, Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asia Nisha Desai Biswal said. "We are starting to see that strategic importance actua...

Indian-American appointed minority floor leader in Michigan

Jan 16 2015

Indian-American Sam Singh, a two-term legislature, has been appointed as the Democratic Floor Leader in the Michigan State Assembly in the US. This is his first term as the Democratic Floor Leader. Republicans form the majority in the State. "My position works very closely with the Republican floor leader to make sure, as we discuss policy, that ideas from both sides of the aisle are...

Indian-American appointed to Maryland Cabinet

Jan 16 2015

In a first for the community in the state, an Indian-American entrepreneur has been appointed as the Secretary of the Department of Human Resources in Maryland State Cabinet. Maryland Governor-elect Larry Hogan has announced to appoint Sam Malohtra as his pick to head the Department of Human Resources. Malhotra, founder and CEO of Subsystem Technologies, a defense and safety company, h...

Indian tourists visiting US will cross 1 million this year

Jan 14 2015

The Indian tourists visiting the US will cross the one million mark for the first time this year, a public-private tourism organisation has said hoping the visit of President Barack Obama to India later this month will increase the inflow of tourists in coming years. "We view India as top five emerging markets as a potential to hit the goal of having 100 million international travel...

US President Barack Obama names two Indian-Americans to key posts

Jan 14 2015

President Barack Obama has nominated two Indian-Americans to key posts of chairman of the National Indian Gaming Commission (NIGC) and member of the Board of Directors of the Overseas Private Investment Corporation. Jonodev Osceola Chaudhuri, son of a native American mother and an Indian immigrant father, is currently the acting chairman of the commission responsible for regulating and ens...

US-India investment initiative launched ahead of Obama's visit

Jan 13 2015

Ahead of President Barack Obama's visit to India later this month, India and the US have launched an investment initiative to focus on capital market reforms and policy measures that would help spur long-term investment by American investors in India. Though announced during the White House meeting between Obama and Prime Minister Narendra Modi in September, the India-US Investment ...

Installed 50th President (IANT)

Jan 13 2015

India Association of North Texas Installed their 50th President For Immediate Release: India Association of North Texas Installed their 50th President In a simple, yet elegant ceremony on 1/10/15 at the India Association of North Texas office in Richardson Texas, IANT Trustee Chair Sunil Maini administered the oath of office to India Association of North Texas’s 50TH President Dr....

Australians visiting India warned of terror attacks

Jan 09 2015

The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) updated its advice yesterday warning the Australians travelling to India that militants could be planning another terror attack against upmarket hotels in India's largest city. "We continue to advise Australians to exercise a high degree of caution in India overall because of the high threat of terrorist activities, civil unrest and crime ...

Woman fined for defaming husband on Facebook

Jan 09 2015

A court here has directed a woman to pay USD 12,500 to her estranged husband after she defamed him on Facebook by accusing him of 'domestic violence'. The December 12 Facebook post read that Robyn Greeuw had "separated from Miro Dabrowski after 18 years of suffering domestic violence and abuse", the Sydney Morning Herald reported. The judge at West Australian District Court ruled...

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...

US expresses concern over rising India- Pakistan tension

Jan 06 2015

The United States expressed concern over rising India-Pakistan tensions and the exchange of fire along the working boundary. Washington encourages Islamabad and New Delhi to engage in a dialogue. "We certainly remain concerned and watch over tensions along the border. We encourage dialogue between the (two) countries," State Department spokesperson Jen Psaki said. When her atten...

Indonesia suspends all officials linked to AirAsia Flight 8501's schedule violation

Jan 06 2015

Fluctuating weather conditions and choppy seas continued to complicate the multinational search efforts to locate more bodies and black box of the ill-fated AirAsia Flight 8501 as divers struggled to scour the Java Sea for more remains from the crashed plane. Meanwhile, in first punishments in the wake of crash, all officials who were involved with AirAsia Flight 8501's alleged schedule viola...

Debris is 'from AirAsia plane': Indonesian civil aviation chief

Dec 30 2014

Debris spotted on Tuesday during an aerial search for AirAsia flight QZ8501 is from the missing plane, Indonesia's director general of civil aviation said. "For the time being it can be confirmed that it's the AirAsia plane and the transport minister will depart soon to Pangkalan Bun," Djoko Murjatmodjo said. Several pieces of debris possibly linked to the missing AirAsia plane c...

Indonesia searches Java Sea for missing AirAsia plane, relatives wait

Dec 29 2014

Indonesia searched the Java Sea on Monday for an AirAsia plane carrying 162 people that went missing after its pilot failed to gain permission to alter course to avoid a storm cell during a flight from Indonesian city of Surabaya to Singapore. Flight QZ8501 did not issue a distress signal and disappeared five minutes after requesting a change of course on Sunday, said government and...

TANA HudHud Fundraiser Volleyball Event in BayArea

Dec 05 2014

TANA HudHud Fundraiser Volleyball Event in BayArea TANA’s first volleyball tournament in bay area organized by Bhakta Balla (West,Regional Representative), in association with Samskruti Foundation on November 23,2014 at Sunnyvale, California. All the Proceeds from this tournament were donated to the “HudHud victims in Vizag”. This sporting event was sponsored by Peacock and Ulavacharu res...

TANTEX Vanitaa Vedika : Vantala Poteelu

Dec 02 2014

TANTEX Vanitaa Vedika : Vantala Poteelu“ఘుమఘుమలతోనోరూరిస్తూసాగినటా౦టెక్స్వనితావేదికవంటలపోటీలు” నవం...

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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