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Indian American community comes out to support Mukesh Modi’s film “Political War” press conference in New York


Indian American community lined up to support press conference for new Bollywood Hindi film ‘Political War”. The global press covering the event included, but was not limited to, the following: Preetnama TV, Bharat Republic, Jaipur Dialogue, Hum Hindustani USA, TV Asia, Parikh Worldwide Media, ITV Gold, Jus Punjabi, Aastha TV, Radio Zindagi, Neeta Bhasin...

Amit Verma appointed Country Head, SBI, US Operations, New York


Mr. Amit Verma has taken over as the new Country Head of the US Operations of State Bank of India, which includes its offices in New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, Sao Paulo and Washington DC. Mr. Verma joined State Bank of India (SBI) as a Probationary Officer in 1995. In his banking career spanning...

Mayor Adams’ decisive actions for strong fiscal management bear positive results

Post Date: February 23, 2024

New York City Mayor Eric Adams announced the cancellation of the Fiscal Year (FY) 2025 Executive Budget Program to Eliminate the Gap (PEG) for city agencies — a direct result of decisive actions early on by the Adams administration to stabilize the budget through continued strong fiscal management, better-than-expected economic performance in 2023 that...

NYC Health+Hospitals wins nine awards for high-quality palliative care


NYC Health + Hospitals on February 22, 2024 announced it received nine awards from the Center to Advance Palliative Care for the health system’s commitment to high-quality palliative care. As part of its 2023 Tipping Point Challenge national challenge for clinical training, the Center to Advance Palliative Care recognized NYC Health + Hospitals/Coler as...

Renowned cardiologist Dr. Bimal Chhajer delivers inspiring talk on preventing and reversing heart diseases


Hicksville, NY: On February 18, AsaMai Temple in Hicksville played host to an enlightening and informative talk by Dr. Bimal Chhajer, a globally recognized cardiologist and trailblazer in non-invasive cardiac therapies. The event, organized by World Vegan Vision in collaboration with the Indian Association of Long Island (IALI) and Sattvic Group Co., aimed to...

Jaahnavi Kandula death: Seattle cop won’t face criminal charges


New York: Kevin Dave, the Seattle police officer who ran over and killed Indian student Jaahnavi Kandula while responding to an overdose call, will not be facing any criminal charges due to lack of sufficient evidence, said the authorities. The King County Prosecutor's Office released a statement saying, "Kandula’s death is heartbreaking and impacted communities...

NYC’s Medical Respite initiative serves 1100+ patients with short-term housing, medical care


NYC Health + Hospitals on February 20, 2024, announced that more than 1,100 patients participated in the medical respite program, which offers patients experiencing homelessness a place to stay for up to 90 days while accessing expanded medical services that are not available in shelter, as part of its Housing for Health initiative. Seventy-five...

Town of Oyster Bay awarded competitive state grant for green infrastructure upgrades

Post Date: February 22, 2024

In recognition of the Town’s commitment to environmental protection and sustainability, Oyster Bay Town Supervisor Joseph Saladino today announced that the town was selected to receive a $435,000 Grant from the New York State Environmental Facilities Corporation. These funds will be utilized for a water quality improvement, green infrastructure, and stormwater solutions project in...

Mayor’s offices expand support for crime victims through streamlined services


The Mayor’s Office to End Domestic and Gender-Based Violence (ENDGBV), and the Mayor’s Office of Criminal Justice (MOCJ) announce the expansion of immediate and long-term supports for individuals and survivors impacted by crime and abuse through streamlined service provision. Many of the city’s programs that support New York residents impacted by crime and abuse...