Padma awards for 7 persons under NRI, PIO, foreign category

DALLAS (TIP): Seven persons under the category of foreigners, NRI and PIO have been selected for the Padma awards. Indian-American businessman Ashok Kumar Mago was selected for the Padma Shri. Mr. Mago, Chairman and CEO of Dallas-based business and investment consulting company, Mago & Associates, has helped raise millions of dollars for Dallas Asian organisations.

Others selected for the Padma Shri are Dr. Siddharth Mukherjee (oncologist) from the U.S., Dr. Vamsi Mootha (biomedical research) also from the U.S., and Dr. Sengaku Mayeda (literature and education) from Japan. Those awarded the Padma Bhushan include Lloyd I. Rudolph and Susanne H. Rudolph for literature and education (U.S.) and Anisuzzaman, eminent faculty of Bengali language at the University of Dhaka (literature and education), Bangladesh.

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SAN FRANCISCO (TIP): Four teenage students were shot in the shared parking lot of two San Francisco high schools on Oct 19, and one...
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