New York

The South Asian Times Person of the Year-2022 Anil Bansal felicitated at NY Consulate


On behalf of Forsythe Media Group, Consul General of India in New York, Amb. Randhir Jaiswal presented the plaque felicitating Anil Bansal as The South Asian Times-Person of the Year-2022. Joining in the presentation at the Indian Consulate on Saturday January 21.     The South Asian Times wishes you Happy Republic Day 2023.  We are proud to present an all-color 40-page Special Edition celebrating...

Parag Mehta named in Health Care Power 100, NY City and State 2023 list


City & State’s Health Care Power 100 sheds light on the decision-makers in the medical world in New York, including prominent public officials, influential hospital and healthcare executives, heads of other nonprofit providers, union leaders, academics, and an array of advocates and activists who take their case to Albany and at City Hall. The...

Wrongful Death Bill: MSSNY calls on Governor Hochul to create a workgroup


New York: The Medical Society of the State of New York (MSSNY), a nonprofit founded in 1807 to represent the interests of patients and physicians to assure quality healthcare services for all has called upon Governor Kathy Hochul to create a workgroup to craft legislation that addresses the goals of Wrongful Death Bill.  In a...

Dr Avinash Gupta appointed to Ocean County Board of Health


New Jersey: Dr. Avinash Gupta, an Indian American doctor was appointed a member of the Ocean County Board of Health at the regular meeting of the Board of Commissioners of Ocean County in New Jersey on January 18, 2023.  Dr. Avinash Gupta, board certified in Cardiology, Nuclear Cardiology, and Clinical Lipidology has been in practice...

Assemblywoman Jenifer Rajkumar introduces bill to make Diwali school holiday in NYC


Albany: New Yorkers from all walks of life came to Albany to advocate for Diwali to be a school holiday. With the support of Eric Adams, Mayor, New York City and School Chancellor David Banks, Assembly Member Jenifer Rajkumar introduced legislation to make Diwali a school holiday.   Jenifer Rajkumar said that time has come...

NYC Health+Hospitals/Bellevue Coronary Care Unit feted with AACN’s Beacon Award for Excellence


NYC Health + Hospitals/Bellevue on January 23, 2023 announced that the hospital’s Coronary Care Unit has received a gold-level Beacon Award for Excellence from the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN).  The Beacon Award for Excellence — a significant milestone on the path to exceptional patient care and healthy work environments — recognizes unit caregivers...

NYC Health+Hospitals, MetroPlusHealth leadership feature in “2023 Health Care Power 100” list


New York, NY: NYC Health + Hospitals on January 20, 2023 announced that President and CEO Mitchell Katz, MD, Chair of the Board of Directors José A. Pagán, PhD, President and CEO of MetroPlusHealth Talya Schwartz, MD, and infectious disease specialist Céline Gounder, MD, ScM, FIDSA were named to City & State New York’s “2023 Health Care Power...

Aruna Miller sworn-in as Maryland’s first Indian American LG


Annapolis, Maryland: Aruna Miller was sworn in as the 10th lieutenant governor of the state on Wednesday. Hyderabad-born Aruna Miller made history by becoming the first Indian-American politician to be elected as the lieutenant governor of the US state of Maryland. Miller, 58, a career transportation engineer in her inauguration speech credited her success to her...

NY brewery urged to withdraw ‘Nirvana’ ale


New York: Upset Hindus and Buddhists are urging Cooperstown, New York based Brewery Ommegang to apologize and withdraw its “Nirvana” Pale Ale, calling its name highly inappropriate. Rajan Zed, President of Universal Society of Hinduism, and Buddhist minister Reverend Matthew T. Fisher in a joint statement said that “Nirvana” was an immensely sacred term in Hinduism...