New York

Meera Gandhi hosts reception with Anupam Kher and Suhel Seth in attendance


New York: Meera Gandhi, affluent global philanthropist and owner of the Giving Back Foundation, hosted a reception in September 2018 in Park Avenue, New York with Bollywood actor Anupam Kher and Marketing Guru Suhel Seth in attendance. Meera Teresa Gandhi is a well-known global philanthropist and the owner of the Giving Back Foundation,...

HSS North Charlotte organizes ‘Make your own Ganesh murti’ program


Hindu Swayamsevak Sanghs (HSS) organized Make Your Own Ganesh Murti (Idol) program on Sept 1st on the occasion of the upcoming Ganesh Chathurti festival in North Charlotte, NC. It was well received by Hindu diaspora of Charlotte. The program was organized by HSSs North Charlotte chapter and was held on September 1st...

Indian origin techpreneur develops app for NY cabbies


New York: Indian-origin entrepreneur Jack (Jagdish)Pohani has developed an app to help taxi drivers with Taxi and Limousine Commission modalities. Called TLC Drive Ezee, the app will provide all relevant TLC-related information to the drivers at the click of a button. The app will also provide step by step application support for new and...

IALI donates 100 backpacks for LI students

Post Date: September 14, 2018

Hicksville, NY: India Association of Long Island, through the generous donations of its members, donated 100 backpacks filled with back-to-school supplies on August 31st at the IALI Center to Nassau County Dept of Social Service and Long Island schools. The recipient organizations in Long Island will distribute the bags to children in...

Shruti Naik, Priyanka Sharma win 2018 Blavatnik Regional Awards for Young Scientists

Post Date: September 14, 2018

New York: Shruti Naik, an Indian American scientist, who works as an Assistant Professor in the New York University School of Medicine, has been chosen to receive the prestigious 2018 Blavatnik Regional Awards for Young Scientists. Another Indian American researcher, Priyanka Sharma, a postdoctoral researcher at Stony Brook University, received honorable mention in...

NRIs spread colors of Indian culture across oceans: Prachi Tehlan


New York: Prachi Tehlan, a sweet, soft-spoken upcoming actress from India, was the ambassador along with veteran actor Anupam Kher and Kamal Haasan at the IBA India Day Parade in New Jersey. The sportsperson turned actresss first US visit revealed to her the colorful side of the NRI world. This is how she...

NY businessman laments bad run of investing in India


New York: An Indian-American entrepreneur with import-export business in New York has appealed for justice as he is likely to lose a significant investment made in Maharashtra. Harssh Madhok apparently created 200 jobs in Thane, near Mumbai, by setting up a Volkswagen car dealership. He is now faced with a situation where all...

Lupinacci Co-Hosts Kick-Off of Gandhi’s 150th Birthday Year of Celebration


Huntington, NY: Supervisor Chad A. Lupinacci co-hosted the launch of a year of festivities commemorating Mahatma Gandhis 150thbirthday with Arvind Vora and Bakul Matalia of the Shanti Fund and Hon. Sandeep Chakravorty, Consul General of India in New York, where they were joined by Town and State Officials, on Friday, September 7...

India remains on White House ‘major’ list on drug trade


New York, Sep 12: India continues to remain on the White House list of countries that are major transit points for or producer of illicit drugs.The annual list was released on Tuesday as US President Donald Trump prepared for a global campaign against drugs at the UN later in September. The 21 countries...