Photo : Screengrab C-SPAN India-West News Desk WASHINGTON, DC - President Joe Biden has presented actress-producer Mindy Kaling with the prestigious 2021 National Medal of Arts, one of the highest awards given to artists and arts patrons by the US.Kaling, 43, also

VIJAYANAGARA (IANS) - The family members of the late American archaeologist John Mervin Fritz on March 9 immersed his ashes in the Tungabhadra River as per Hindu rituals at the world heritage site Hampi in Karnataka's Vijayanagara district. Fritz had frequently

NEW YORK, NY (IANS) - Indian American Arun Subramanian has been confirmed as the District Judge for the Southern District of New York, Senator Charles Schumer announced. Subramanian, who replaces Alison J. Nathan, now becomes the first South Asian judge to

Photo: Twitter India-West Staff Reporter PHILADELPHIA, PA - Sean Desai has been named the next defensive coordinator for the Philadelphia Eagles, the team announced. He will replace Jonathan Gannon, who was hired as the head coach of the Arizona Cardinals two days

NEW YORK, NY (IANS) – Indian American Professor Hari Balakrishnan has been awarded the 2023 Marconi prize for his fundamental discoveries in wired and wireless networking, mobile sensing, and distributed systems. Balakrishnan is the Fujitsu Professor in MIT's Department of Electrical

SACRAMENTO, CA (IANS) - In a first, Indian American Democrat Shama Hakim Mesiwala has been unanimously confirmed as an associate justice of the Third District Court of Appeal in California. Judge Mesiwala, will now be the first South Asian American woman

SACRAMENTO, CA - The California Community Colleges Board of Governors has announced the unanimous selection of Kern Community College District Chancellor Sonya Christian as the next permanent chancellor to lead the largest and most diverse system of public higher education

WASHINGTON, DC (IANS) - President Joe Biden has named Ajay Banga, the former Indian American head of Mastercard, to head the World Bank and if confirmed by the Senate, Banga will be the first person of Indian descent to head

WASHINGTON, DC (IANS) - US President Joe Biden will nominate Ajay Banga, former CEO of Mastercard, to serve as the President of the World Bank, the White House announced on February 23. Banga, who was born and educated in India before

Liz Truss, Rishi Sunak's immediate predecessor, launched an attack on her successor on Sunday after remaining silent for more than 100 days following her departure as prime minister after holding the job for the shortest period in British history. In a

WASHINGTON, DC (IANS) - US President Joe Biden has nominated Indian American astronaut Raja Chari on the moon mission team for promotion to Air Force brigadier general, according to the Defense Department. The nomination announced on January 26 will have to

NEW DELHI, (IANS) - Two India-born mathematicians in the US and Canada are among the 106 recipients of the prestigious Padma Awards announced on the eve of Republic Day. Indian American S.R. Srinivasa Varadhan has been honored with the Padma Vibhushan

NEW YORK, NY (IANS) - Indian American doctor Nirav D. Shah, who played a pivotal role during the Covid-19 pandemic, has been appointed Principal Deputy Director at the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Shah, 45, who serves as the

WASHINTON, DC (IANS) - NASA has named Indian American aerospace industry expert A.C. Charania as its new chief technologist to serve as principal advisor on technology policy and programs at the agency's headquarters here. In his role, Charania will align NASA's

NEW DELHI, (IANS) - Former World Health Organization (WHO) chief scientist Dr. Soumya Swaminathan has been awarded Prof P. Brahmayya Sastry Oration & Dr. T. Ravi Raju Excellence Award for her contributions to the healthcare sector. She was presented the award

HOUSTON, TX – Indian American Manpreet Monica Singh was sworn in on January 6 as a Harris County judge, becoming the first female Sikh judge in the US. "It means a lot to me because I represent H-town (a nickname of

India-West News Desk LOS ANGELES, CA - renowned Indian Canadian scientist Dr Vaikuntam Iyer Lakshmanan, and Indian American FedEx Corporation CEO Rajesh Subramaniam are among 27 recipients of the 2023 Pravasi Bharatiya Samman Award -- the highest honor conferred on overseas

NEW YORK, NY (IANS) - The Indian American Pulitzer-winning editor and vice president of Gannett-owned Detroit Free Press, Peter Bhatia, has said he will step down next year to save the jobs of his staff members from impending companywide layoffs. Bhatia,

NEW YORK, NY (IANS) – Indian American Columbia University Professor Shree K. Nayar, has been awarded Japan's prestigious Okawa Prize for his seminal work on computer vision and computational imaging. Nayar, the T.C. Chang Professor of Computer Science at Columbia Engineering,

NEW DELHI, (IANS) - US Vice President Kamala Harris has been ranked number three on Forbes' 19th annual list of 'World's 100 Most Powerful Women' of 2022 which was topped by European Commission president Ursula von der Leyen "for her

MEDFORD, MA (IANS) - Indian American academician Sunil Kumar has been appointed the next president of Tufts University -- the first person of color to occupy the position. Kumar, Provost, and Senior Vice President for academic affairs at Johns Hopkins University

Shreyas Hallur, Atharv Gupta, Veer Sangha, Amisha Kambath, Jupneet Singh NEW YORK, NY (IANS) - Five Indian American students have been selected from a pool of 840 applicants to join the ranks of Rhodes Scholars Class of 2023. Shreyas Hallur, Atharv Gupta,

LONDON, (IANS) - Venki Ramakrishnan, Indian-born British and American structural biologist, and Nobel laureate has been appointed by King Charles III to the Order of Merit. Hailing from the temple town of Chidambaram in Tamil Nadu, Venkatraman "Venki" Ramakrishnan, 70, has

Indian American businessman Arun Gandhi was recently honored with the President’s Lifetime Achievement Award, given with recognition from AmeriCorps and the office of the President of the United States for “lifelong commitment to building a stronger nation through volunteer service.”

India-West News Desk WASHINGTON, DC - Neema Roshania Patel, a founding editor of The Washington Post’s site for millennial women, The Lily, succumbed to gastric cancer on October 24 at a hospital here. She was 35. Patel joined The Post in 2016

India-West Staff Reporter SUGAR LAND, TX - Entrepreneur and University of Houston alumnus Brij Agrawal and his wife, Sunita, have pledged $1 million to fund manufacturing laboratory equipment at the University of Houston College of Technology building here. The building’s ground

NEW YORK, NY (IANS) – Indian American health justice lawyer Priti Krishtel has been chosen as this year’s McArthur Fellow for exposing inequities in the patent system to increase access to affordable, life-saving medications on a global scale.The MacArthur Fellowship, which

LOS ANGELES, CA (IANS) - Warner Bros. Television has named Parul Agrawal to the role of senior vice president and head of drama development.A Tisch School of the Arts, New York University, alumna, Agrawal has developed well-regarded shows such as the

TOKYO, (IANS) - Sahith Theegala, the Indian American, who took the PGA Tour by storm last season with a series of superb performances in his rookie year 2021-22, is ready for new challenges. About the tournament, Zozo Championship, which he has

NEW YORK, NY (IANS) - Seven Indian American women have made it to the Forbes' '50 over 50' list of 200 entrepreneurs, investors, creators, and entertainers. While Manjusha Kulkarni, co-founder of Stop AAPI Hate, is listed in the 'Impact' section, the

DAVIS, CA (IANS) – Indian American biomedical scientist Maitreyee Wairagkar has been shortlisted for the 'Inspiring Women in Science' award by the leading scientific journal Nature for developing advanced neurotechnology using artificial intelligence. Wairagkar, who is currently a post-doctoral scholar at

NEW YORK, NY (IANS) - Four Indian American teenagers have received the Gloria Barron Prize for Young Heroes for making a positive difference in people's lives, communities, and the environment. The winners include Karina Samuel, 17, from FL; Karun Kaushik, 17,

WASHINGTON, DC (IANS) - An Indian American researcher-led team has confirmed for the first time how dwarf galaxies remain intact despite vigorous star formation, as our Milky Way's largest satellite galaxies are, indeed, protected by a shield. With the help of

Raj Khalon, to support agriculture in the region, has given $5million to Merced College. Seen here with Indian Consul General Dr.T.V. Nagendra Prasad India-West News Desk MERCED, CA - Merced College on September 15 formally inaugurated the 29,000-square-foot Raj Kahlon Agriculture and

India-West News Desk WASHINGTON, DC - On September 21 the US Senate voted to confirm Indian American Dr. Arati Prabhakar as the next director of the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP). With this, she becomes the first

India-West Staff Reporter WASHINGTON, DC – The White House has named Indian American economist Aaron “Ronnie” Chatterji as its Coordinator for the implementation of the CHIPS and Science Act’s historic $50 billion investment in the semiconductor industry at the National Economic

India-West Staff Reporter YUBA CITY, CA - Didar Singh Bains known as the Peach King of California and one of the richest Sikh farmers in North America, died at his home on September 13. He was 84. Bains is survived by wife Santi,

India-West News Desk WASHINGTON, DC - Two Indian Americans Manu Asthana and Madhu Beriwal have been named to the National Infrastructure Advisory Council (NIAC). The two will be part of a group of 24 members on the advisory council.   The individuals

LONDON, (IANS)- Jay Shetty will be officiating Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck's wedding in following their impromptu July Vegas nuptials, at Affleck’s Riceboro estate in Georgia. Shetty, who is a former Hindu monk, podcaster, and celebrity life coach officiated the wedding of

LOS ANGELES, CA (IANS) - Indian American model, TV host, author, and activist Padma Lakshmi sent her good wishes to her former husband and Indian-born writer Salman Rushdie as he recovers from severe injuries sustained from stabbing. Lakshmi, who was married

NEW YORK, NY (IANS) - Investment banker and former chief executive officer of Deutsche Bank, Anshu Jain, passed away on August 13. He was 59-year-old. "Anshu Jain, age 59, passed away overnight after a fierce, five-year battle with duodenal cancer," his

India-West News Desk NEW YORK, NY - Indian American journalist and original Fox News anchor Uma Pemmaraju has died. She was 64. "We are deeply saddened by the death of Uma Pemmaraju, who was one of Fox News Channel's founding anchors and

India-West News Desk NEW YORK, NY - Indian British author Salman Rushdie, was attacked August 12, on stage at an event here. The author whose writing led to death threats from Iran in the 1980s, was stabbed in the neck by a

India-West News Desk SAN FRANCISCO, CA - Arizona lawyer Roopali H. Desai will be the first Indian American woman to serve as a judge on the 9th circuit court. The Senate voted 67-29 on August 4 to confirm her to the

India-West News Desk CHARLESTON, SC - The daughter of Nikki Haley, is officially engaged. The former UN Ambassador under Donald Trump tweeted the announcement on July 24. The former South Carolina governor said, “He asked…She said yes!” alongside photos of daughter Rena

India-West Staff Reporter LOS ANGELES, CA - Hyde Park Entertainment Group CEO Ashok Amritraj has joined the Board of Governors of Cedars-Sinai. “Cedars-Sinai’s tradition of excellence in advancing scientific breakthroughs, pioneering innovation, and accelerating the pace of medical discovery is world-renowned. It

India-West News Desk NEW YORK, NY- Actor Bradley Cooper and former Hillary Clinton aide Huma Abedin have been dating secretly for months, Page Six has reported. It also said Vogue Editor and icon who knows both parties well, introduced the two. Abedin

India-West News Desk NEW YORK, NY – Indian American Gita Gopinath, the First Deputy Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund, has become the first woman to be featured on the 'wall of former chief economists' of the IMF. She also becomes

India-West News Desk WASHINGTON, DC – President Joe Biden has announced the recipients of the prestigious Presidential Medal of Freedom and Khizr Khan is among the 17 Americans named. Olympic gymnast Simone Biles, and former Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords are on the list.

DETROIT, MI (IANS) - Tokyo Olympian wrestler Deepak Punia will join compatriot and Tokyo Olympics bronze medalist Bajrang Punia for a government-funded training camp at Michigan University ahead of the Commonwealth Games. The Union Sports Ministry's Target Olympic Podium Scheme will

DETROIT, MI (IANS) - Rajendra Bothra, an Indian American doctor, and three other physicians were acquitted of charges related to federal allegations they operated a Warren-based prescription drug mill, the media reported. Bothra of Bloomfield Hills the accused mastermind; along with

File photo of Aditya Sood, film Producer for ‘The Martian,’ when he moderated a panel discussion about NASA's journey to Mars.  (photo:NASA/Joel Kowsky) India-West News Desk LOS ANGELES, CA - Indian American producer, Aditya Sood who has backed super-hit Hollywood films like 'Deadpool',

India-West Staff Reporter IRVINE CA -The City of Irvine, on June 14, at a regular city council meeting recognized Ramya Harishankar and Harish Murthy as ‘Distinguished Citizens’ and placed their names on a ‘Wall of Recognition’ created for such honorees at

India-West Staff Reporter IRVINE, CA -Pramod Kunju, a 2022 graduate of the Master’s in Criminology Program at the University of California, Irvine was honored at the June 11 Commencement with a Research Excellence Award for his research on the impact of

India-West News Desk NEWARK, N.J. - PGIM Fixed Income announced that Daleep Singh will join the company as chief global economist and head of global macroeconomic research. With $890 billion in assets under management, PGIM Fixed Income is among the largest

NEW DELHI, (IANS) - The Sports Ministry's Mission Olympic Cell has approved financial assistance for Olympic bronze medallist wrestler Bajrang Punia's 35 days training camp in the US. It will fund Bajrang's travel, boarding, and daily costs in Michigan from June

India-West News Desk NASHVILLE, TN - John Kuriyan, an alumnus of the University of Madras, was named dean of the Vanderbilt School of Medicine Basic Sciences on June 21. “The opportunity to come to Vanderbilt and join the leadership of one of

NASA astronauts Sunita Williams, Barry Wilmore, and Mike Fincke, watch as a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket with Boeing’s CST-100 Starliner spacecraft aboard is rolled out of the Vertical Integration Facility to the launch pad at Space Launch Complex

India-West Staff Reporter RAPID CITY, SD - Craig A. Pfeifle, Presiding Judge for the Seventh Judicial Circuit, has appointed Indian American Janki V. Sharma as a new full-time magistrate judge for the Seventh Judicial Circuit. Sharma has been employed with the Pennington

By BHARTTI KUMAR PLACENTIA, CA – Unique in the annals of schooling, Indian American Akash Shah, endowed with academic brilliance, has graduated from two schools. The freshly minted high school graduate says, “both of my schools are calling me ‘their’ student,

SAN FRANCISCO, CA (IANS) - Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), including Indian American Joseph Ravichandran, have identified a new hardware vulnerability in Apple's in-house silicon M1 chip that powers Macs. The threat, dubbed 'PACMAN' by PhD student Ravichandran, enables attackers

NEW YORK, NY (IANS) - The world's first trial, led by an Indian-American doctor, on a mRNA-based vaccine for pancreatic cancer has shown promise for remission. The new shot is developed by BioNTech based on the same technology used by the German

India-West News Desk WASHINGTON, DC – Among the five nominees, President Joe Biden has named Indian American Sopen B. Shah as U.S. attorney for the Western District of Wisconsin. The nomination needs Senate confirmation and was announced on June 6. If confirmed,

Tirlok Malik (left) with Founder of AABDC John Wang at the event. India-West Staff Reporter NEW YORK, NY - Tirlok Malik, Emmy-nominated filmmaker and Happy Life Yoga speaker, was a guest speaker at the event finale for ‘New Majority 2022: The Opportunity for

India-West Staff Reporter LOS ANGELES, CA - As new variants of COVID-19 emerged around the globe, Nikita Mishra focused her research on using computer modeling to study mutations of the virus to aid in vaccine and drug development.   The 17-year-old—one of

India-West News Desk NEW YORK, NY – Indian America Bela Bajaria, the head of Global TV at Netflix TIME Magazine's list of 100 Most Influential People of 2022, according to the announcement made on May 23. India’s Industrialist Gautam Adani, Supreme Court

BALTIMORE, DE - Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health has awarded the Dean's Medal to Serum Institute of India Chairman Dr Cyrus S. Poonawalla for his outstanding work in developing and delivering affordable vaccines and contributions to the Indian

India-West News Desk SACRAMENTO, CA – In a still unannounced but widely reported by the media move, the Indian American owner of the Sacramento Kings, Vivek Ranadive has appointed his daughter Anjali Ranadive, as the new Assistant General Manager of the

SOUTHERN HILLS, OK (IANS) - Anirban Lahiri couldn't have asked for a better way to prepare for this week's PGA Championship after enjoying a nine-hole practice round with Tiger Woods on May 18. The Indian star, who is making his first

India-West News Desk NEW YORK, NY - Urvashi Vaid, LGBTQ activist whose career spanned from the early days of the AIDS pandemic to the continuing gbattles over equality for the LGBTQ community has died. Vaid, 63, succumbed after a long bout

By ANJU BIST Like many aspiring Indian students, I came to America in 1994 to pursue higher studies and find a dream job. I remember always paying auto drivers back in India extra money, thinking they needed it much more than

India-West News Desk NEW YORK, NY - A Reuters team won the 2022 Pulitzer Prize for Feature Photography for pictures balancing "intimacy and devastation while offering viewers a heightened sense of place", the jury said while announcing the presitigious award for

CHARLOTTE, NC (IANS) - India's Anirban Lahiri settled for a share of sixth place at the Wells Fargo Championship as two late bogeys dented his hopes of a maiden PGA Tour victory. Lahiri, who began the day in tied-third place at

Arun Majumdar, the Jay Precourt Professor, rofessor of mechanical engineering, and senior fellow and former co-director of the Precourt Institute for Energy, will be the inaugural dean of the Stanford Doerr School of Sustainability. (photo: Edward Caldwell/Stanford.edu) India-West Staff Reporter PALO ALTO,

BHADOHI, (IANS) - Bhadohi, a nondescript district in Uttar Pradesh, till now known as the carpet hub in the state, has found a new identity and a global one, at that. Veer Mahan, born as Rinku Singh, being in the WWE

India-West Staff Reporter WASHINGTON, DC - Four Indian American college students Avi Gupta, Bhav Jain, Amisha A Kambath and Eshika Kaul are among the 58 exceptional college students from 53 US colleges and universities selected as 2022 Truman Scholars. The Truman

VARANASI (ANI) - “At peace with myself and the world after a visit to Varanasi. A spiritual journey that has rejuvenated the soul." These are the words posted by the 36-year-old NBA star and current Laker player after his visit

By SATISH J. SHAH DAVIS, CA – Aditya Seth flies under the radar. How else can the accomplishment of this 18-year-old sportsman escape the attention of the community? The gifted and talented young man won the World Roller Skating championship in 2021

NEW YORK, NY (IANS)– Indian American Shree Saini, 26, was named first runner-up in the Miss World 2021 pageant held in Puerto Rico on Mar.16. Her story is one of resilience over adversity. Born in Punjab, she grew up in Washington battling

India-West Staff Reporter PONTE VERDE BEACH, FL - A change in equipment and nearly 36 hours of rest between the first and second round helped India's Anirban Lahiri find his mojo and finish second in this year’s special five-day edition of

India-West Staff Reporter HOUSTON, TX – With over a thousand people watching live, Indian American astronaut Raja Chari conducted his first spacewalk on Mar.15. Along with fellow NASA astronaut Kayla Barron at the International Space Station (ISS) they worked to assemble and

India-West Staff Reporter NEW YORK, NY – Renowned chef and equally well recognized as a humanitarian, José Andrés, has made it known on social media that his group, World Central Kitchen has started distributing meals to Ukrainian refugees caught in disastrous

LOS ANGELES, CA – Indian Canadian comedian Lilly Singh has been diagnosed with ovarian cysts. She shared a video from the hospital room and wrote, “Spent the last day in the ER because my ovaries have the AUDACITY to be wilding

Chennai, March 1 (IANS) Tamil film actress Akila Narayanan has made history by enrolling herself as a lawyer with the United States armed forces. Akila Narayanan, who made her debut with director Arul's horror thriller 'Kadampari' last year, has now enrolled

SAN FRANCISCO, CA (IANS) - Tech giant Microsoft Corporation said that Zain Nadella, son of CEO Satya Nadella and his wife Anu Nadella, has died. The software maker told its executive staff in an email that Zain, who was 26 years

With his donations, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella has conveyed his message that it takes a lot more to be fulfilled and happy. India-West Staff Reporter SEATTLE, WA - The Nadella family is known for their philanthropic efforts. Last year Satya Nadella, executive

Aaron Rodgers, 38, did a 12-day ‘Panchakarma’ Ayurvedic cleanse after the end of the Green Bay Packer’s season. NFL star Aaron Rodgers Takes the Ayurvedic Route India-West Staff Reporter GREEN BAY, WI - NFL star Aaron Rodgers drew the attention of sportscasters and

Krishna Jayasankar breached the 15m mark at the US Conference Indoor Meet becoming only the second Indian woman to do so. (photo Twitter @sportsmurali) India-West Staff Reporter BIRMINGHAM, AL - 19-year-old Indian American Krishna Jayasankar representing the University of Texas at El

Washington DC. famed Rasika restaurant owner Ravi Bajaj and Meherwan Irani of Chai Pani in Ashville, NC. By BHARTI KUMAR NEW YORK, NY – In the restaurant business, one of the most sought-after awards is to be recognized by James Beard Foundation.

India-West Staff Reporter NEW YORK, NY - Journalist and practicing neurosurgeon Sanjay Gupta who joined CNN in 200, now plans to deliver “a mini-med school experience while taking the viewers on a wondrous tour of the human body.” CNN’s chief medical correspondent

The 22-year-old Jaskaran Singh is a student at the University of Texas at Austin. (IANS photo) By ARUL LOUIS CULVER CITY, CA - In a three-contest winning streak by Indian American students, Jaskaran Singh has won the premiere quiz tournament for students,

India-West Staff Reporter CLEVELAND, OH – Anjali Ranadive gave an impressive performance playing for Team Nique during the first half of the 71st NBA All Star Celebrity game that was played at the Wolstein Center here, on Feb. 18. Coaches Bill Walton

Sangita Iyer has drawn attention to the plight of Kerala’s elephants, first with her film and now with her book. (photo provided) India-West Staff Reporter TORONTO - Sangita Iyer is an Indian Canadian broadcast journalist, writer, biologist who has made waves as

India-West Staff Reporter HOUSTON, TX - Mayor Sylvester Turner has nominated an Indian American engineer and current METRO board member to serve as the next chair of the public transit agency. A press release from the Houston mayor’s office said, Sanjay "Ram"

The head of Twitter, Parag Agarwal and his wife Vineeta Agarwal are expecting their second child. His move to take paternity leave is being lauded. (photo Instagram) SAN FRANCISCO, CA (IANS) -Twitter CEO Parag Agrawal, 37, is taking "a few weeks"

Dr. Manish Butte has taken on hard to solve cases, being likened to the physician on the TV show, ‘House.’ (photo tcell.mimg.ucla.edu) India-West Staff Reporter LOS ANGELES, CA - A team of UCLA researchers led by Indian American Dr. Manish Butte will

It was all snacks and fun for ‘Office’ alum Mindy Kaling on Super Bowl Sunday as she shared an interesting photo of her daughter, Kit. (photo Instagram) India-West Staff Reporter LOS ANGELES, CA - The popular Indian American star Mindy Kaling posted a

Billionaire Jared Isaacman has set his eyes on three new missions to set space records. (Photo Polaris Program/John Kraus) India-West News Desk EL SEGUNDO, CA - SpaceX engineer Anna Menon will be among the crew of a unique space mission announced on

The Indian American TV star and chef Padma Lakshmi credited her late grandmother with teaching her “about life, often through food.” (photo Instagram) By India-West Staff Reporter NEW YORK, NY - In a heartfelt tribute to her grandmother on Instagram, Padma Lakshmi

Harold and Dancy D’Souza have been victims themselves and now work to combat the problem of human trafficking. (Photo polariproject.org) India-West Staff Reporter CINCINNATI, OH - Governor Mike DeWine in his recent progress on Ohio Human Trafficking Task Force Report featured crusader

Superstar and NBA Brand Ambassador for India, Ranveer Singh will be in Cleveland, OH soon. (photo Twitter) CLEVELAND, OH (ANI) - Actor Ranveer Singh is set to be a part of the big-ticket, star-studded NBA All-Star Celebrity Game that will be

Sustainable agriculture, vegetable production specialists, grafting fruit trees, and micropropagation are professor Dilip Nandwani's scientific interests. India-West Staff Reporter WASHINGTON, D.C - The U.S. Department of Agriculture has appointed four new members to the National Organic Standards Board (NOSB). Indian American professor

India-West Staff Reporter LITTLE ROCK, AR - The University of Arkansas at Little Rock’s Collaboratorium for Social Media and Online Behavioral Studies (COSMOS) has received a multi-year grant from a Department of Defense initiative to study covert online information campaigns in

India-West Staff Reporter NEW YORK, NY - Rajani LaRocca, an Indian American author of children’s books as well as a primary care physician, has been awarded the runners up Newbery Honor Medal for Children’s Literature for her book “Red, White and

India-West Staff Reporter WASHINGTON, DC – The London based organization, Apolitical, has released its "100 Most Influential Academics in Government" list and featuring in it are Indian American academicians. The list, Apolitical said, highlights work that’s influenced the policymaking process by providing