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Indian American Sikh Presented with Rosa Parks Trailblazer Award January 19, 2019 08:59

An Indian-American entrepreneur and philanthropist, Gurinder Singh Khalsa, has been bestowed with the prestigious Rosa Park Trailblazer award for his campaign that forced authorities of the United States to change their policy towards headgear of…

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Kamala Harris Picks Baltimore as 2020 Headquarters: Reports January 19, 2019 06:13

The first Indian origin senator of the United States, Kamala Harris, has picked Baltimore as headquarters of her potential 2020 presidential campaign, according to a media report.Though Harris, 54, did not officially announce her 2020…

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Indian Techie Becomes World’s Youngest to Climb 7 Volcanic Peaks January 18, 2019 12:39

Bengaluru based techie Satyarup Siddhanta, 35, set foot on the 4,285-metre high volcanic peak, Mt. Sidley in Antarctica, at 6:28 a.m. (Indian Standard Time) on Wednesday, becoming the youngest person in the world, taking 274…

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H-1B Visa Holders are ‘Underpaid, Vulnerable to Abuse’: U.S. Think-Tank January 18, 2019 10:46

The United States think-tank on Thursday claimed that the workers under the H-1B visa programme are “vulnerable to abuse” and “frequently” placed in poor working conditions.In the report, seeking reforms such as a substantial increase…

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Tulsi Gabbard Apologizes for Her Past Statement on LGBTQ January 18, 2019 10:36

The Indian American Democratic presidential aspirant Tulsi Gabbard on Thursday apologized for her past remarks on the LGBTQ community, saying now she has a strong commitment to fight for her rights. Gabbard, 37, the first…

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India Becoming Laboratory for American Companies: U.S. Expert January 18, 2019 07:03

India is becoming a “laboratory” for American companies, not only to explain their presence there but also to reinvent themselves in sustainability and disruptive-technology, an expert said during a discussion at ICCR-Houston India conference to…

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Family Separation May Have Hit Thousands More Children Than Reported January 18, 2019 05:22

Thousands of children than previously believed were separated from their parents at the Southern border under Trump’s zero-tolerance immigration policy earlier this year, according to a report by government inspectors released Thursday.According to the federal…

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Trump Plans to Appoint Prem Parameswaran to Advisory Committee January 18, 2019 05:17

President Donald Trump has announced his intent to appoint Indian American Prem Parameswaran to a presidential advisory committee, according to a White House release.Among the 12 members the president intends to appoint to the President’s…

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Raja Krishnamoorthi Appointed as Committee Member on Intelligence January 17, 2019 07:56

An Indian American Democratic Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi has been appointed as a member of a congressional committee on intelligence.Krishnamoorthi, 45, who represents Illinois 8th congressional district in the House, has become the first South Asian…

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Pravasi Bharatiya Diwas to Focus on Connecting PIOs with India January 17, 2019 07:20

Pravasi Bharatiya Divas Sammelan or Indian diaspora conclave, beginning on January 21 will be focusing on connecting a new generation of Persons of Indian Origin (PIOs) with their home country, said External Affairs Minister of…

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Indra Nooyi in Race for World Bank President Post: Reports January 17, 2019 04:59

Indian American business leader Indra Nooyi, who headed the global beverage giant PepsiCo, is under consideration for President of World Bank, according to reports.If confirmed by President Donald Trump, Nooyi, 63, will succeed Jim Yong…

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Trump Nominates Three Indian Americans to Key Positions January 17, 2019 04:28

President Donald Trump has nominated three Indian Americans to key administration positions, according to White House.The three Indian Americans are Rita Baranwal, Aditya Bamzai, and Bimal Patel. Though Trump announced the intent to nominate the…

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