NEW YORK, NY (ANI) - The Federation of Indian Associations (FIA) NY-NJ-CT-NE along with support from a host of community organizations and the Consulate General of India NY, held a commemorative Garba celebration at the 'Crossroads of the World', Times

NORTHRIDGE, CA - California State University, Northridge (CSUN) has announced a donation of $800,000 by Dr. Jasvant Modi, a retired gastroenterologist and philanthropist, and his wife Dr. Meera Modi. The funds are designated to support the Bhagvan Ajitnath Endowed Professorship in

India-West Staff Reporter EDISON, NJ - The Asian Indian Chamber of Commerce (AICC) met at the Mogul Ballroom here and announced its new Board of Directors. The new board for the 2024-25 term includes three new faces: Neha Mahajan, Shachi Rai

Photo: MSI India-West Staff Reporter ORANGE, CA - The Shah Happiness Foundation has made a generous gift to establish The Shah Family Endowed Chair in Innovativeness at Chapman University's George L. Argryos College of Business and Economics. This philanthropic initiative aims to stimulate innovation,

India-West Staff Reporter NEW YORK, NY - Maya Ajmera, the CEO of the Society for Science and the Executive Publisher of its magazine, Science News, has been inducted into the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. She was elected along with 269

HOUSTON, TX (IANS) - The 2nd edition of the American Premier League is all set to recreate the India-Pakistan rivalry at Moosa Cricket Stadium in Houston, Texas on December 24, hoping to catch eyeballs all around the world. The rivalry match

DETROIT, MI (IANS) - Dr. Adeel Khan, a distinguished robotic surgeon affiliated with Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, secured the top position in the 2023 Vattikuti Foundation KS International Innovation Awards. He received the award for the submission of

Photo: LinkedIn India-West Staff Reporter FREMONT, CA –Ohlone College has appointed Rakesh Swamy as the new Dean of Language, Communication, and Deaf Studies, effective January 1, 2024. Swamy has been with the college since 1998 and has held various roles. As a veteran

HOUSTON, TX (IANS) - Former Indian cricketers S Sreesanth and Stuart Binny are set to play in the 2nd edition of the American Premier League that’s going to take place in Moosa Cricket Stadium here from December 19-31. The league that

India-West Staff Reporter RANCHO CORDOVA, CA – Suvidha International Foundation and Overseas Volunteers for a Better India joined forces to host a spectacular Diwali festival in Rancho Cordova, near Sacramento. The event drew a crowd of enthusiastic Indian Americans, transforming the

India-West Reporter LOS ANGELES, CA - The Music Matters Project, a non-profit organization founded by 10th Grader Mishka Aswani here, is making waves with its commitment to providing underprivileged children in India with the gift of music. Mishka's passion for music drove

Rep.Brad Sherman (D-CA) (right) and American Jewish Committee Board of Governors member Robert Peckar (center) light the lamp. India-West Staff Reporter WASHINGTON, DC - BAPS Public Affairs and multiple partner organizations, including the Hindu American Foundation, the Asian American Hotel Owners Association,

BRUNSWICK, OH (IANS) - A 52-year-old man died on the spot after he was struck by a car here, highway patrol police said. Piyush Patel was walking south along substation road near Autumnwood Lane in Brunswick Hills when a southbound 2019

Photo: Screengrab @MrAndyNgo India-West Staff Reporter NEW YORK, NY - Krushi Mistry, The Wall Street oil analyst who was fired after he was filmed telling a Jewish American to “go back to your country” even as he covered hostage posters with antisemitic

NEW YORK, NY (ANI) - Hundreds of people in New Jersey and New York flocked to waterfronts as they celebrated the auspicious festival of Chhath on November 19. Notably, they flocked to the waterfronts to celebrate Chhath Pooja at Papaianni Park,

NEW YORK, NY (IANS) - A study led by an Indian American researcher has found that nearly everyone can lower their blood pressure, including people on medication, by cutting down their sodium intake. Reducing salt intake by one teaspoon a day

Dean Henrik Cronqvist handing the award to Rika Shah, Manu Shah.  India-West Staff Reporter ORANGE, CA - In a ceremony held on November 9 at Chapman University, the Argyros College of Business Excellence Award for 2023 was given to Manu and Rika

India-West Staff Reporter AUSTIN, TX - The African American Youth Harvest Foundation in its recently hosted  annual gala featuring Martin Luther King III honored Harish Kotecha, founder of Hindu Charities for America (HC4A), its Humanitarian Award. Michael Lofton, Executive Director of AAYHF,

NEW YORK, NY (IANS) - Four Indian American students have been selected from a pool of 840 applicants from 70 countries to join the ranks of Rhodes Scholars Class of 2024 at the University of Oxford. Mrinalini S Wadhwa, Suhaas Bhat,

Photo: Screengrab @MrAndyNgo India-West News Desk NEW YORK, NY – A video showing an Indian American couple engaging in antisemitic behavior and has resulted in a storm on social media. The clip posted by right wing journalist and influencer Andy Ngo shows Kurush Mistry

India-West Staff Reporter ATLANTA, GA - In a first-of-its-kind event, Atlanta Mayor, Andre Dickens joined the Hindu American community in a Diwali celebration and dinner. Sponsored by Coalition of Hindus of North America, the event brought together the Atlanta Hindu Community along

India-West Staff Reporter NEW YORK, NY - Tata Sons and The New York Academy of Sciences announced the first winners of the Tata Transformation Prize that recognizes and supports scientists in India who are developing solutions to important societal challenges. The prize

India-West Staff Reporter ORANGE, CA - The Global Organization of People of Indian Origin (GOPIO), along with its local chapters, hosted a warm welcome event for the newly appointed Consul General of India in San Francisco, Dr. K Srikar Reddy. The

NEW YORK, NY - The Pierre Hotel, located on the iconic 5th Avenue, soared with the spirit of Diwali as Falguni Shane Peacock and Anjula Acharia along with others co-hosted the second edition of “All That Glitters Diwali Ball” over

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin will travel this week to New Delhi for the fifth annual U.S.-India 2+2 Ministerial Dialogue with their Indian counterparts, the External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar and Defense Minister Rajnath

YUBA CITY, CA (IANS) - An estimated 300,000 people came to celebrate the Sikh Nagar Kirtan here on November 5, according to KCRA News. As is the case every year, Sikhs flew in from around North America and elsewhere to take

India-West Staff Reporter IRVINE, CA - Dr. Shobha is courageously fighting Acute Myeloid Leukemia and needs a stem cell match. South Asians make up less than 2% of the registry of 22 million people. Please consider registering and swabbing to see if you

Photo: umassmed.edu NEW YORK, NY (IANS) - A team of researchers used artificial intelligence to identify key ingredients of a vaccine for antibiotic-resistant gonorrhea -- a sexually transmitted bacterial infection that affects more than 80 million people worldwide every year. Gonorrhea has

India-West Staff Reporter LAKE BUENA VISTA, FL - In a historic celebration of Diwali, Jashn Productions hosted the inaugural Youth Celebration of the Festival of Lights, with over 400 talented dancers hailing from different corners of the United States. This spectacle

NEW YORK, NY (IANS) - Acknowledging the contributions of the Sikh community in the US and pledging to protect them in the future, New York City Mayor said he takes full responsibility for the recent hate-motivated attacks against its members,

By Rajendra Vora ANAHEIM HILLS, CA - An enchanting evening unfolded on October 21 at the Anaheim Hills Golf Course here. Shrimad Rajchandra Love and Care (SRLC - USA), a globally recognized non-profit organization headquartered in Dharampur, India, hosted a gala

NEW YORK, NY (IANS) - A team of researchers led by an Indian American surgeon has mapped almost 6,000 proteins from different cell types within the eye by analyzing tiny drops of eye fluid that are routinely removed during surgery. The

India-West Staff Reporter PLEASANTON, CA - The Alameda County Fairgrounds here, came alive with the annual "Dussehra & Diwali Dhamaka" celebration, presented by the Association of Indo-Americans and Bolly 92.3. This signature event was a testament to the rich Indian culture

Drs. Vyas enjoying their seven grandchildren. By Balween Kaur LOS ANGELES, CA - Pratham SoCal has elected Mahesh and Jayshree Vyas as presidents of their chapter. Pratham USA supports the education and skill development of underprivileged children in India. The organization is part

By Harini Narasimhan SAN DIEGO, CA - The vibrant culture and contributions of the local Indian and Hindu community were celebrated on October 14 in a grand ceremony at the Organ Pavilion. Mayor Todd Gloria marked the occasion by proclaiming October

India-West Staff Reporter GLENDALE, CA - Bhupesh Parikh one of the most significant donors in the history of the Glendale Community College was invited to participate in the coin toss at the October 12, Vaqueros Football Game. In 2007, Parkih and his

NEW YORK, NY (IANS) - Children infected with the Omicron variant remained infectious for a median time of three days after testing positive for the virus, scientists, including Indian American researchers, have found. School policies that require students with Covid-19 to

IIT’s Prof. V. Kamakoti (left) and CSUSB President Tomás D. Morales signed the MOU.(Photo: csusb.edu) India-West Staff Reporter SAN BERNARDINO, CA -  Cal State San Bernardino and the Indian Institute of Technology Madras recently signed an agreement aimed at fostering educational and

WASHINGTON, DC (IANS) - As electric scooters become an increasingly popular mode of transportation, new research led by an Indian American scientist has found a 71 percent increase in injuries reported in children and teens aged 18 and younger, with

Ajay Bhutoria, the Deputy National Finance Chair of the Democratic National Committee, expressed his gratitude to Governor Newsom for his decision to veto SB 403. By REENA RATHORE SAN FRANCISCO, CA – A wide swath of Indian Americans – both for and

Photo: CNAS.org India-West Staff Reporter WASHINGTON, DC - The Center for New American Security has announced that Vivek Chilukuri will join as Senior Fellow and Director of the Technology and National Security Program. “We are excited to welcome Vivek Chilukuri to the team,”

India-West Staff Reporter IRVINE, CA - Karina Jadhav, a 13-year-old golf star, achieved a wonderful victory at the Annual Tiger Woods Junior Golf Invitational Tournament. The prestigious event took place at Pebble Beach Golf Links from October 7-9. Karina's outstanding performance secured

India-West Staff Reporter HOUSTON, TX - In the aftermath of the recent terrorist attacks in Israel, Sewa International has voiced its deep concern for those affected. Drawing inspiration “from age-old Hindu traditions that emphasize the well-being of all and the sanctity

Photos: @NYCMayor NEW YORK, NY (ANI) - New York City Mayor Eric Adams said that Diwali is a day to push away the darkness (evil) and bring light to your surroundings as he participated in the Diwali celebration at the People's

By Balween Kaur CERRITOS, CA – The annual gala of the Akshaya Patra SoCal chapter took place on September 23 at the Cerritos Sheraton, here. The event, filled to standing-room-only capacity, featured a talented actor, Omi Vaidya, as well as the

Raising funds to support Saahas's mission India-West Staff Reporter CERRITOS, CA - Saahas for Cause marked its inaugural annual gala at the Sheraton Cerritos here, on October 1 with a gathering of more than 350 attendees. Among the prominent figures gracing the

INDIANAPOLIS, IN (IANS) - A 42-year-old man died after he lost control of his vehicle and swerved into the other lane, resulting in a head-on collision community here. Sukhwinder Singh succumbed to his injuries on October 13 at Eskenazi Hospital after

India-West Staff Reporter BUENA PARK, CA - The Jain Center of Southern California on October 2 hosted the former President of India, Ram Nath Kovind, and his wife Savita. Kovind's visit was extended in response to an invitation from Yogesh Shah, President

NEW YORK, NY (IANS) - A widely prescribed drug for treating hypertension or blood pressure called amlodipine is not dangerous for patients, new research that included a scientist has shown, despite recent concerns from researchers and clinicians that taking amlodipine

MUMBAI (IANS) - Twenty20 cricket for men and women will be part of the Olympic Games in 2028 in Los Angeles once the 141st Session of the International Olympic Committee gives its final approval to a proposal put forth by