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Independence Cup 2021 Badminton Tournament in Westbury, NY


Westbury, NY: Independence cup 2021 Badminton tournament will be held at Long Island Badminton Center here on August 14th to celebrate the Indian Independence Day. This badminton tournament is first of its kind to be hosted in Long Island, NY to have Men’s doubles matches played at the highest level. It is an exclusive tournament for players...

Maryland hospital donates Covid-related medical equipment to India


Washington, DC: A Maryland based hospital has donated Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and two continuous positive airway pressure therapy (CPAP) machines for Covid-19 relief in India, an Indian-American non-profit Sewa International USA said. The NGO received the medical consignment from MedStar Foundation during a recent event in Maryland. The consignment includes N-95 equivalent masks, face shields,...

AAPI’s blood and bone marrow drive in 75 US cities to mark India’s 75th I-Day


Chicago, IL: “As we celebrate the 75thIndependence Day of India, the nation which has made us to be what we are today, American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin (AAPI,) the largest ethnic organization in the United States, representing nearly 100,000 physicians and Fellows of Indian origin in the United States, is excited to launch a...

University of Illinois OKs India offices


Jacksonville: The University of Illinois Board of Trustees voted Thursday to establish a U of I System liaison office in New Delhi, India, and a branch office in Bangalore, India, to develop relationships with academic and corporate partners in the country and to support student recruitment. University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign alumnus Vivek Damle will serve as...

Indian American Dr.Manisha Juthani picked to serve as CT’s Public Health Commissioner


New York: Governor Ned Lamont has nominated July 26th Dr Manisha Juthani to serve as Commissioner of Connecticut’s Department of Public Health. Dr Juthani, an Indian American, is an associate professor at the Yale University School of Medicine. She will succeed Dr Deidre Gifford to lead the Public Health Department, as he is being promoted to the duty of Senior...

St. Jude pediatric cancer survivor Hayley Arceneaux youngest American to fly to space


This September Inspiration4 crew member Hayley Arceneaux will be the first pediatric cancer survivor and youngest American to go to space, all to raise awareness and support for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital®. Arceneaux will serve as the crew’s medical officer. The 29-year-old is a physician assistant at St. Jude, where she was treated for osteosarcoma, a type of...

Drive East 2021: Indian Dance and Music Festival August 9-15


New York: Navatman completes one decade of Drive East, a festival that brings various artists of different Indian performing arts genres into the most ambitious—and lauded—congregations of Indian classical music and dance outside of India.  In this tenth year of the festival, Drive East delves deep to understand ‘What it actually means to be a conscious artist.’ It will...

TSAT columnist Dr.Akshat Jain selected for Royal British Medical award


New York: Pediatric hematologist-oncologist Dr Akshat Jain, who is also a The South Asian Times (TSAT) columnist has been named among the latest group of Fellows of The Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh.   The Royal British Medical award is very selective and inducts only a few physicians per year. “It's one of the oldest and most...

Manisha Bharti named first CEO of Pratham USA and Global Executive


New York: Non-profit organization Pratham has announced the appointment of Manisha Bharti as the first Chief Executive Officer of Pratham USA and Global Executive. Bharti brings more than 25 years of professional experience in global development, having held positions at leading organizations like FHI 360 and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. She is currently Chief...