Author - Anjali Chauhan

Ethereum founder Vitalik Buterin donates $1 B in crypto to Indian Covid Relief Fund

Ethereum founder Vitalik Buterin donates $1 B in crypto to Indian Covid Relief Fund


Popular cryptocurrency Ethereum’s co-founder Vitalik Buterin has donated over $1 billion in cryptocurrency to the India Covid Relief Fund and a range of other charities, a report in Forbes said. Buterin made the donation by offloading massive amounts of dog-themed meme tokens, which were gifted to him by the creators of the Shiba Inu coin, Dogelon, and Akita Inu. These cryptocurrencies have...

Indian American Congressman Ami Bera meets Kamala Harris over India Covid crisis

Indian American Congressman Ami Bera meets Kamala Harris over India Covid crisis


Congressman Ami Bera, the longest-serving Indian-American in the Congress, met Vice President Kamala Harris at the White House here to discuss the COVID-19 crisis in India.  "I appreciate the opportunity to speak directly with Vice President Harris about the ongoing COVID-19 crisis in India," Bera said a day after he joined a May 11 Congressional...

Vaccine required for in-person learning at SUNY, Hofstra

Post Date: May 13, 2021

New York: All students returning to in-person instruction at SUNY and CUNY schools statewide this fall must be vaccinated against COVID-19, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo announced Monday, while Hofstra University said it would institute the same requirement beginning in September.   Hofstra's move covers all students except those who are in fully online or remote programs. There...

New Jersey came up with a (vaccine) shot and a beer incentive for its residents to boost inoculation

Get your jabs, get free beers in NJ, free admissions to attractions in NYC


New York: New Jersey governor Phil Murphy has set a goal to have 4.7 million residents fully vaccinated by June 30. More than 3.2 million people—around 37 percent of the state's total population—are totally vaccinated. But in order to make the prospect of a potentially life-saving vaccine even more enticing, Murphy has announced a new program called...

As mayor, Eric Adams will create Office of Ethnic & Community Media

Post Date: May 13, 2021

New York: The frontrunner for NYC mayor, Eric Adams announced his plan last week to create the Mayor’s Office of Ethnic and Community Media. The office will expand New York City’s commitment to ethnically diverse communities and ethnic and community media outlets.  The City’s economic, social, cultural, and civic vitality depends on these communities at a...

Saleem Iqbal President & CEO HAB BANK, New York

Eid-al-Fitr Message from HAB Bank


Saleem Iqbal  President & CEO  HAB BANK, New York  On behalf of HAB BANK, I would like to extend our warmest wishes as we celebrate Eid-al-Fitr throughout the U.S.  Eid reminds us of the many achievements and contributions of Muslim Americans to building the very fabric of our nation. As we celebrate Eid-al-Fitr this year, we also can take...

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AIF raises $25 M for India Covid assistance, highest so far


New York: The American India Foundation (AIF), which was founded in the aftermath of the Gujarat earthquake at the initiative of the then US president Bill Clinton and the then Prime Minister late Atal Bihari Vajpayee, has raised $25 million as Covid-19 aid, making it the highest amount raised by an Indian-American non-profit body.  "So far,...

The drives were held in partnership with Legacy Pharmacy Group, Balaji Temple, Bridgewater and Swaminarayan Temple, South Brunswick

Indian Health Camp of NJ conducts vaccine drives


New Jersey: Indian Health Camp of New Jersey – IHCNJ, a non-profit organization organized COVID-19 vaccine drives at Balaji Temple in Bridgewater on May 1, 2021 and Swaminarayan Temple in South Brunswick on May 8, 2021, where about 100 people received vaccinations offered by Ritesh Shah of Legacy Pharmacy Group – Bayshore and Ramtown Pharmacy. Both the temple...

World Vegan Vision

World Vegan Vision


World Vegan Vision, a nonprofit organization founded by H.K Shah and Malti Shah delivered healthy vegan food to health care heroes of Saint Peter Hospital, New Brunswick in partnership with Kaushik Vyas from Royal Rice. The food was prepared by ISKCON Temple, South Plainfield. NJ.