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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...

Indian-born filmmaker Priyanka Das trains spotlight on alternative art films


New York: Emerging filmmaker Priyanka Dass feature debut- Under the Jazz.Circulation. Formation. is all set to be released in film festivals. India-born Das received her MFA and MA in film from Ohio University and now creates alternative art films. She finds a great perspective in the cultural and social layers that make up her...

Indian-origin doctor jailed for health care fraud


New York:An Indian-origin woman has been sentenced to over five years in prison for health care fraud and making false statements related to a health care benefits program. Vilasini Ganesh was sentenced on August 28 to 63 months in prison, US Attorney Alex Tse said. Vilasini Ganesh, 47 and her husband Gregory Belcher, 56,...