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Bigg Boss 12 to premiere Sept 16 on Aapka Colors


Saas-Bahus drama, Mama-Bhanjas camaraderie, Sita-Gitas inseparable bond, Bade-Chhotes playful connection, a helpers deference towards his master, a grandmothers undying love for her grandson - striking jodis such as these, since time immemorial, have always brightened our spirits. And now, putting them all under one roof and knocking at your doorstep is Indias...

Friends, family gather to celebrate life of Cincinnati shooting victim

Post Date: September 14, 2018

Cincinnatis Indian American Chapter of Commerce, Tarangini and the Ramada Plaza in Sharon hosted a memorial service for Pruthviraj Kandepi on Sunday. Kandepis family, friends and roommates shared memories and stories about him. The memorial took place at the Ramada Plaza in Sharonville from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. In lieu of flowers, the...

Finance consultant from Andhra Pradesh among 3 killed in Cincinnati bank shooting


New York: A 25-year-old Indian man was among three people killed when a gunman opened fire in a bank building in Cincinnati before police shot him dead on Thursday. Pruthviraj Kandepi, who belonged to Andhra Pradeshs Guntur district, was killed when 29-year-old Omar Enrique Santa Perez from the town of North Bend, Ohio,...

Indians in USA should not forget their spiritual and cultural roots: M Venkaiah Naidu


New York: Vice President of India, M. Venkaiah Naidu has advised the Indian diaspora not to forget their spiritual and cultural roots and contribute their mite towards building a new and resurgent India. He was addressing the members of 21 Telugu Associations based in USA, in Chicago on Sept 9. The Ambassador of...

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...