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Several Young Indian Americans Among Recipients of 2021 Congressional Award

Several Indian Americans are among 518 recipients of the 2021 Congressional Award, the United States…

Arpita Bhattacharyya Named Chief of Staff at Department of Energy’s Office of Deputy Secretary

The Department of Energy (DOE) has appointed Indian American Arpita Bhattacharyya as chief of staff…

Mourning People’s Photographer: Pulitzer-Prize Winning Indian Photojournalist Danish Siddiqui Killed by Taliban

Danish Siddiqui, Reuters’ chief photographer in India, was killed on July 16 while on assignment…

President Biden Nominates 2 Indian American Health Experts to Top Federal Agencies

President Biden has nominated two Indian American physicians in key roles at top health agencies.…

Spacejinx: NASA’s Attempt to Showcase Diversity with Image of ‘Hindu’ Intern Raises Sky-high Controversy

To invite applications for new interns, NASA recently shared some images of its former interns…

Legend in the Making: N.Y. Mets Pick Pitcher Kumar Rocker at No. 10 in Major League Baseball Draft

Vanderbilt University pitcher, Kumar Rocker, who was at one time considered in the running for…

Indian American Doctor Appointed Director of Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has appointed Dr. Meena Seshamani as its deputy…

Indian Diaspora Groups Outraged About Custodial Death of Activist Father Stan Swamy, Point Fingers at Modi Government

The death in India of octogenarian human rights activist Stanislaus Lourduswamy, popularly known as Stan…

Spelling Bust: Louisiana Teen Zaila Avant-garde Ends Indian American Winning Streak at Scripps National Spelling Bee Championship

Indian Americans’ 13-year dominance over the Scripps National Spelling Bee ended the night of July…

Indian American Neha Parikh Appointed CEO of Waze, the Popular Navigation App

Neha Parikh, a veteran of the online hospitality brand Expedia, has been appointed the new…

South Asian Scholars Launch Online Resource for Those Under Attack by Hindu Nationalists

The South Asia Scholar Activist Collective (SASAC), has launched a new online resource for those…

Meet Olympians Nikhil Kumar, Kanak Jha, the Indian American Stars in Team USA

Indian American youngsters Nikhil Kumar and Kanak Jha are not just your average teens. For…