India’s Richest Man Ambani Fined For Irregularities In Reliance Share Issue

India’s market regulator fined Reliance Industries Chairman Mukesh Ambani and others 250 million rupees ($3.36 million) last week over irregularities in a two-decade-old share issue in the company. India’s market regulator fined Reliance Industries chairman Mukesh Ambani and others Rs 25 crore ($3.36 million) on […]

Rajnikanth To Receive The Dadasaheb Phalke Award for 2019

  Megastar Rajinikanth has been chosen to be conferred with the prestigious Dadasaheb Phalke Award, for excellence in cinematic achievement, is the highest honor in the film world and is awarded by the government. Megastar Rajinikanth will be conferred with the prestigious Dadasaheb Phalke Award […]

AAPI Urges Government To Proactively Prevent Attacks on Asian Americans

  AAPI urges the federal, state and local Governments to make all the efforts possible to prevent violence against Asian Americans and all those innocent people around the nation who continue to suffer due to violence, harassment and discrimination. “AAPI wants to express our deep […]

Dr. Suresh Reddy & Team Win Landslide Victory In Trustee Elections Of Oak Brook, IL

Dr. Suresh Reddy, the Immediate Past President of Immediate Past President of American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin (AAPI) has won the election convincingly in his bid to be a Trustee of Oak Brook, in the suburbs of Chicago at the elections held on […]

Rahul Gandhi Describes How Assassination Of His Father Changed Him

As a leader, Rahul Gandhi has always been the strongest proponent of politics of purpose. Over the years, he has lent his voice to a number of issues but has always remained focused on propagating non-violence, equality and justice.   Through his life, Rahul Gandhi […]

Dr. Amit Chakrabarty A Proven Leader With Dedicated Services To AAPI For Over Two Decades: Commits To Take AAPI To Newer Heights: United, Dynamic, Transparent and Stronger

Dr. Amit Chakrabarty, who was honored with the National AAPI Distinguished Service Award 2018 and the President’s Award for Services in 2019 by the Indian American Urological Society, says, “I consider myself to be a leader and shine in the fact that I can get […]

Biography Of Last Travancore Ruler Silent On His Dewan’s Machinations

A biography of the last Maharaja of Travancore that attempts to provide an “authentic” account of his accession and his legacy is, however, silent on the shenanigans of his Dewan, Sir C.P. Ramaswami Aiyar, to retain the independence of the province in 1947 and his […]

Dr. Suresh Reddy Picks Up Key Endorsements, Including The Sitting Mayor Of Oak Brook

Present Mayor of Oak Brook Dr. Gopal Lalmalani and Trustee Moin Saiyed of Oak Brook have been strongly supporting Dr. Reddy and have endorsed his candidacy, as his leadership skills will benefit the residents of the suburban town in Illinois. “I am grateful to several […]

AAPI Congratulates Dr. Vivek Murthy After He Is Confirmed By Senate As US Surgeon General

(Chicago, IL: March 27th, 2021) “We congratulate Dr. Vivek Murthy on his confirmation with bipartisan support by the United State Senate on Tuesday, March 23rd, 2021 for the second time  as the Surgeon General of the United States,” Dr. Sudhakar Jonnalagadda, President of American Association of […]

Village of Lincolnwood community comes out in support of Jesal Patel in the Mayoral Race

Lincolnwood IL: A wave of excitement engulfed the Village of Lincolnwood since Jesal Patel declared his candidacy for the office of the Village Mayor. During the recent meet and greet held on March 25th, 2031at Holiday Inn, Skokie, IL 60077, many prominent members of Lincolnwood […]

Dr. Vivek Murthy Confirmed By Senate As US Surgeon General, Will Focus On Covid, Opioids

The US Senate voted Tuesday to confirm Vivek Murthy to be President Biden's surgeon general, handing the administration one of its top public health officials amid the coronavirus pandemic. Dr. Vivek H. Murthy, who as U.S. Surgeon General under President Obama had served as the […]

Dr. S.S. Lal, The First NRI Candidate in Kerala, Promising To Lead the State to Progress, Peace and Unity

Dr. S.S. Lal, a UDF candidate and a world renowned healthcare expert, is contesting the Assembly elections from Kazhakkoottam Constituency, Thiruvananthapuram, in the ensuing Kerala Assembly elections. Dr. SS Lal, has been nominated as a UDF candidate to contest at the upcoming Assembly elections from […]

Outstanding Women’s Achievements Awards Gala Held Virtually

On a Cool Saturday Evening, March 6, 2021, Honorable Supervisor Joseph Saladino, New York State Assembly woman Jennifer Raj Kumar, Nassau County Executive Laura Curran, Bobby Kumar Kalotee, Founding Member of IAF, and Community Leaders, joined in the ZOOM Call, they all very well felt […]

Vanita Gupta’s Nomination As US Associate Attorney-General Meets With Mixed Response From Conservatives

After the Indian-American cabinet nominee, Neera Tandon withdrew her nomination last week, , the focus is now on Vanita Gupta, who is soon to face the Senate for confirmation as the third highest-ranking official in the Justice Department. Conservatives are split on Gupta, a civil […]

In Pope Francis, Biden Has A Potential Ally — Who Shares The Same Catholic Detractors

The second Roman Catholic president in American history is a devout man who makes no secret of the importance of faith in his life. President Joe Biden is a regular churchgoer, often quotes St. Augustine and carries a rosary that belonged to his late son […]

A Virtual International Women’s Day Honoring Inspiring Women Planned

International Women's Day, observed on March 8th every year, celebrates the many achievements of women globally and raises awareness about gender equality. The day is marked by a multitude of events and rallies that are held across the globe. United India Association of New England, […]

In Vice President Kamala Harris, We Can See How America Has Changed

The swearing-in of Kamala Harris as the vice president of the United States marked several important “firsts”: She became the first female vice president, as well as the first Black person and first Asian American to hold that office. But her ascendance to the second-highest […]

Attorney Kiran Ahuja Appointed By Biden To Head Office Of Personnel Management

President Joe Biden has appointed Kiran Ahuja, a civil rights lawyer and an advocate for Asian Americans, to head the Office of Personnel Management. Ahuja, whose nomination was announced Feb. 23 by the White House, is joining at least 20 other Indian Americans nominated by […]

Dr. Amit Chakrabarty And Colleagues Volunteer In Odisha Pandemic Relief Efforts

“There are very few Doctors from the state of Odisha in the United States,” says Dr. Amit Chakrabarty, Secretary of American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin (AAPI), the largest ethnic medical association in the US. “I am one of the very few physicians from […]

Eight Persons of Indian Origin on TIME’s 100 Most Influential People

Maitreyi Ramakrishnan, Rishi Sunak, Apoorva Mehta, Vijaya Gadde, Shikha Gupta, Rohan Pavuluri, Chandra Shekhar Aazad, Ranga Dias are among the 100 Most Influential People on the prestigious TIME’s List for the year 2021 and Beyond, who are “emerging leaders who are shaping the future.” The […]

Delhi Police Arrest Disha Ravi In Toolkit On Farmer Protests

A 21-year-old climate activist from Bengaluru was arrested by Delhi Police in connection with the ‘toolkit‘ on farmer protests, which was shared on Twitter by teen climate activist Greta Thunberg. Divulging details, the Delhi Police later said in a statement Disha was the “key conspirator” […]

Praveen Tailam Elected Chairman of the TiE Global Board of Trustees for 2021

Praveen Tailam, elected as Chairman of the TiE Global Board of Trustees. He is the first-ever Hyderabadi to reach that coveted post.  Disclosing this in a press note issued in Hyderabad today, TiE Hyderabad said, Praveen Tailam heads TiE (The Indus Entrepreneurs) Global, the largest […]

India’s Village Teacher Wins $1 Million Prize For World’s Most ‘Exceptional’ Educator

In 2010, Indian teacher Ranjitsinh Disale heard that one of his teenage female students was going to marry a man in his 30s. "I directly went to the girl's house and told her father, 'You cannot do this,' " says Disale, 32, who currently teaches […]

Elon Musk, The World’s Richest Man, Gets A Whole Lot Richer

For a CEO who receives no salary, Elon Musk's 2020 payday reached sky-high levels. He received four grants to buy 8.4 million Tesla shares in 2020. After paying the exercise price, those blocks of stock options were each worth $6.2 billion at Wednesday's closing price. The combined […]

Dr. Raj Panjabi to Lead Malaria Initiative By Biden Administration

President Joe Biden has appointed Dr. Raj Panjabi, an Indian American physician and social entrepreneur originally from Liberia, to lead his Malaria Initiative, which runs programs in sub-Saharan Africa and Southeast Asia. “After being sworn in this morning, I’m honored to share that I’ve been […]

Dr. Mathai Mammen, J&J’s Global Head Of Research And Development, Is Confident Of Its Covid Vaccine

A third Covid-19 vaccine, one made by Johnson & Johnson, could be authorized for use in the United States in the near future. The vaccine was made through a collaboration of J&J's Belgium-based vaccine division, Janssen Pharmaceutical, and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, and it […]

8-Year-Old Indian Boy In Johns Hopkins ‘Brightest Students In The World’ List

Advay Misra, 8, an Indian student in New York, has been named among 1,400 of the “brightest students in the world” by the Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth (CTY) in Baltimore which counts among its alumni the founders of Facebook and Google, Rhodes Scholars […]

Sonia Aggarwal Named To Be Biden’s Climate Policy Adviser

Sonia Aggarwal, an energy policy expert has been named by President-elect Joe Biden as the senior advisor for climate policy and innovation, the latest of several key Indian American nominees for his administration. She led America’s Power Plan, bringing together 200 electricity policy experts, at […]

William Burns, Architect Of India-US Nuclear Deal Is Named CIA Chief

US President-elect Joe Biden on Monday named William Burns, who guided the nuclear deal between India and the US but is a strong critic of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, to be the Director of the Central Intelligence Agency. A former Deputy Secretary of State and […]

Vanita Gupta Named By Bident As Associate Attorney General

President-elect Joe Biden has nominated notable Indian-American civil rights attorney, Vanita Gupta, as Associate Attorney General, the third highest ranking position at the Department of Justice (DOJ). “As associate attorney general, the number three job at the department, I nominate Vanita Gupta. A woman I've […]

Indian AmericanWins Prestigious Infosys Prize In Mathematical Sciences

Sourav Chatterjee, a world-renowned mathematician, and a professor of mathematics and statistics at Stanford University’s School of Humanities and Sciences, has been awarded a prestigious mathematics prize – Infosys Prize in Mathematical Sciences. Now for his contribution to mathematics, the Infosys Science Foundation, awarded Chatterjee […]

Dr. SudhakarJonnalagadda ReceivesPravasiBharatiyaSamman Award

Dr. SudhakarJonnalagadda, President of the American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin (AAPI), was conferred The PravasiBharatiyaSamman Award (PBSA) during the 16th edition of the annual PravasiBharatiya Divas (PBD) Convention, held virtually on January 9th, 2021. The PravasiBharatiyaSamman Awards were conferred by the Hon’ble President at […]

Winning 2 Seats in Georgia Run Off, Democrats to take Control of US Senate

Democrats won control of the US Senate after Jon Ossoff joined his Georgia colleague Raphael Warnock in beating Republican incumbents in run-off elections, giving incoming president Joe Biden control of both houses of Congress. Democratic challengers Jon Ossoff and Raphael Warnock have defeated Georgia’s two […]

Several NRIs to Hold Key Positions Under Biden- Harris Administration

US President-elect Joe Biden has appointed Vedant Patel, a former communications aide to House of Representatives member Pramila Jayapal, as his assistant press secretary on Friday last week. Already, at least eight Indian Americans have snagged headline grabbing appointments in the incoming government: Dr. Vivek […]

“Women Who Win” Awarded ‘Leadership in Women Empowerment Award By Indian Medical Association of New England

Dr. Manju Sheth, Dr. Deepa Jhaveri, and Shaleen Sheth, the pioneers in creating a new movement to empower women with the recent launch of their movement, “Women who win# Dreamcatchers” were awarded the prestigious Leadership in Women Empowerment Award by Indian Medical Association of New […]

TiE Global Awards Bill Gates With Lifetime Achievement Award

Technologist, business leader, and philanthropist Bill Gates was presented with the Lifetime Achievement First Generation Entrepreneur Award at the inaugural TiE Global Awards held during the TiE Global Summit (TGS) 2020 on Friday. The award was presented by TGS chair Sridhar Pinnapureddy. The award celebrates Gates’ […]

AAPI Congratulates Dr. Vivek Murthy on His Nomination as US Surgeon General

(Chicago, IL: December 15, 2020) “We congratulate Dr. Vivek Murthy on his appointment as the Surgeon General of the United States” Dr. Sudhakar Jonnalagadda, President of American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin (AAPI) said here today. He praised the appointment of Dr. Murthy to […]

“House Of Spices” Set To Expand In The Us With 2nd Generation Family Owners Share New Vision For The U.S. Market

House of Spices, the oldest South Asian food company in the USA and is widely known by its brand “Laxmi,” has evolved over the years as a business leader in the South Asian food space with multiple leading South Asian food brands under its umbrella […]
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