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Swearing-in of new IAPC leadership on May 21


New York: Induction ceremony of the new Board of Directors and National Executive Committee of the Indo-American Press Club (IAPC) will be held on May 21 at the Grand Ballroom of the Indian Consulate in New York. Ambassador Randhir Jaiswal, Consul General, will be the chief guest at the ceremony. IAPC is the largest...

High-level panel of Asian leaders convenes to accelerate regional transition to net zero


New York: In a bid to accelerate Asia’s transition to net zero greenhouse gas emissions, and harness the opportunities of scaling climate action, the Asia Society Policy Institute convened a High-Level Policy Commission on Getting Asia to Net Zero.  Led by the Asia Society’s global president and former Australian prime minister, Kevin Rudd, the Commission...

Google picks Indian American Bakul Patel to head Digital Health Strategy


New York: Bakul Patel, a former Indian American Food and Drug Administration (FDA) leader will join forces with technology behemoth Google as its new senior director of global digital health strategy and regulatory.  Having spent more than a decade at the FDA, Patel was most recently the chief digital health officer of global strategy and...

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In direct response to the white supremacist act of terror at a supermarket on Saturday in Buffalo, Governor Kathy Hochul unveiled a comprehensive package to combat the steady rise in domestic terrorism and violent extremism, strengthen and close loopholes in state gun laws and a crackdown on social media platforms that host and amplify...

NYC health officials ask to mask up again as Covid-19 cases spike


The city's Health Department says the chances of catching and spreading Covid-19 are up, but the severity of symptoms is much milder with so many people that have already been vaccinated. City officials are recommending New Yorkers mask up when inside once again if anyone is at crowded events or experiencing symptoms. This is only...

HHS announces funding opportunity for new AANHPI Behavioral Health Center of Excellence


New York: This Mental Health Awareness Month, which is also Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), through the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), is announcing a nearly $3.5 million five-year grant opportunity to develop a Center of Excellence, advancing behavioral health care...

IIT Kanpur delegation visits NY, alumni felicitated


IITK delegation, led by IIT Kanpur Director, Prof. Abhay Karandikar, made their first pit-stop at New York to hold formal interactions with alumni at an event held in Indian Consulate on May 8, 2022. Randhir Jaiswal, Indian Consul General, was the Guest of Honour. The event was attended by Dr Varun Jeph, Deputy Consul...

J&K: Terrorists gun down Kashmiri Pandit in office, over 350 PM package employees resign


Mass resignation by more than 350 Kashmiri Pandit Prime Minister Package Employees in Kashmir has been sent to Lt. Governor Manoj Sinha today. Two Lashkar-e-Taiba terrorists had entered a crowded government office and shot dead a Kashmiri Pandit employee in Budgam district in central Kashmir on Thursday, in a targeted killing that drew strong condemnation...