Education

Gandhi-King Exchange Act Passed in House Foreign Affairs Committee

WASHINGTON (TIP): Indian American Congressman Ami Bera, M.D. (D-CA) hailed the passage of the Gandhi-King Scholarly Exchange Initiative Act out of the House Foreign Affairs Committee. The bill, written by the late Congressman John Lewis […]

Breaking News

Indian American Shankari Rajagopal Named Stanford Science Fellow

NEW YORK (TIP): Indian American Shankari Rajagopal has been named as one of the 2020 Stanford Science Fellows. She is among eight postdoctoral researchers from around the world who are studying a variety of topics, including […]

Frontpage News

Indian American Author Lilly Irani Wins Outstanding Book Award by International Communication Association

SAN DIEGO (TIP): Lilly Irani, Associate Professor, UC San Diego has been honored with Outstanding Book Award by International Communication Association for her book Chasing Innovation: Making Entrepreneurial Citizens in Modern India. Lilly Irani is […]

Breaking News

Senate Majority Passes New York State Budget

Focus on Protecting New Yorkers’ Health and Values & Combating the Coronavirus Pandemic ALBANY, NY (TIP): The Senate Majority passed the 2020-2021 State Budget that addresses the needs of New York residents and businesses, especially […]

Indian Americans

Indian American philanthropist Dr. Kiran C. Patel offers tuition-free education in Florida

TEMPLE TERRACE, FL(TIP): Indian American entrepreneur and philanthropist Dr. Kiran Patel in this northern Tampa suburb will provide free quality education to students from the area and beyond through a new state-of-the-art charter school. The […]

United States

Success without Stress: Free Lecture series in NJ

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ(TIP): Teresa Lopez announced, September 21, a fascinating lecture series on the theme of ancient wisdom and its role in everyday life. The speaker is the eminent philosopher from India Sunandaji, who is […]

Other News

A Young Student’s Perception of Mesopotamian and Egyptian Civilizations

Egypt was a more stable civilization compared to Mesopotamia and also fuller of life and fun. Economically perhaps Mesopotamia flourished more than Egypt, and in art and culture Egypt edged over Mesopotamia”, says the young […]

Indian Americans

Indian-Origin Professor Awarded “Outstanding Investigator Award”

WASHINGTON(TIP): Indian–origin Professor Arul Chinnaiyan has been recognized by the US National Cancer Institute and given the “Outstanding Investigator Award”. Prof. Chinnaiyan is from the University of Michigan. He has been awarded $6.5 million in […]

Indian Americans

Indian-Origin US Student to get ‘Young Scholar’ Award

WASHINGTON(TIP): India-origin scholar in the US, Rajalakshmi Nandakumar, has been chosen for a prestigious award for her work to help detect potentially life-threatening health issues using smartphones. Ms. Nandakumar, studying at the University of Washington, […]

Indian Americans

Indian American Assistant Professor wins prestigious Blavatnik Young Scientists award 

NEW YORK(TIP): Indian American Shruti Naik, an assistant professor at NYU School of Medicine, has won the prestigious Blavatnik Regional Awards for Young Scientists in the “Life Sciences” category. A postdoctoral researcher at Stony Brook […]

Featured

Rebooting the system for a skills upgrade

There needs to be a road map to rescue private Industrial Training Institutes from their weak state The only way to mobilize adequate resources the right way is to do skills training and have equipment […]

Indian Americans

University of Texas Dallas Indian American Lecturer Amandeep Sra Earns ‘National Award for Excellence in Undergrad Teaching’

DALLAS (TIP): Dr. Amandeep Sra is the recipient of the 2018 Centennial Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching from Iota Sigma Pi, the national honor society for women in chemistry. Founded in 1902, Iota Sigma […]

Indian Americans

Indian American Professor nominated to Privacy and Civil Liberties Agency

WASHINGTON(TIP): An Indian American law professor and legal expert has been nominated by US President Donald Trump to an agency on privacy and civil liberties. Aditya Bamzai, a professor at University of Virginia’s School of […]

Indian Americans

Indian American 15-year-old Graduated as a Biomedical Engineer

SACRAMENTO(TIP): Indian American Tanishq Abraham,15, reached a milestone in his academic journey and is all set to start his doctorate after completing his graduation in biomedical engineering, according to a media report. This child prodigy, […]

Indian Americans

Indian Australian Mathematician Wins Fields Medal, the “Nobel of Mathematics”

NEW YORK(TIP): Indian-Australian mathematician, is one of four winners of mathematics’ prestigious Fields medal, known as the Nobel prize for math. The Fields medals are awarded every four years to the most promising mathematicians under […]

United States

The 2018 South Asian Spelling Bee Announces Dallas and New Jersey Winners

DALLAS, TX  (TIP):Continuing its quest for the best speller in the community, the 2018 South Asian Spelling Bee (www.SouthAsianSpellingBee.com) traveled to Texas and New Jersey  with stops in Dallas and New Brunswick. With a huge […]

India

Indian appointed head of top Chinese biz institute

BEIJING(TIP): Dr. Dipak Jain, a prominent Indian professor in the US, has been appointed as the new head of a top global business school in China, according to a media report. Jain, 61, will take […]

World

Curtin ranked among top 20 young universities in the world

PERTH(TIP): Curtin University has been ranked among the world’s top 20 young universities in the 2019 edition of the QS Top 50 Under 50 released, June 21. The ranking, which measures the world’s best universities […]

United States

The 2018 South Asian Spelling Bee Kicks Off the Season with 4 Regionals

WASHINGTON (TIP): Continuing its quest for the best speller in the community, the 2018 South Asian Spelling Bee (www.SouthAsianSpellingBee.com) traveled to Illinois, California, Maryland, and North Carolina this past weekend with stops in Chicago, The […]

United States

Xavier University holds 11th Graduation Ceremony

QUEENS, NY(TIP): On Saturday, June 16th, 2018, Xavier University School of Medicine held its eleventh Graduation Ceremony. This year’s festivities took place at St. John’s University in Queens, New York. 52 graduates took the stage […]

Indian Americans

Indian origin schoolgirl achieves top score on Mensa IQ test, beats Einstein, Hawking

SURREY(TIP): Snnehal Vijay, a schoolgirl aged 11 just has achieved the highest possible score in a Mensa IQ test, even surpassing that of famed scientists Stephen Hawking and Albert Einstein. The student, from Stanwell, Surrey, […]

Indian Americans

Indian American Karthik Nemmani is the 2018 Scripps National Spelling Bee Winner

DALLAS, TX(TIP): 11th year in a row, an Indian American has emerged victorious in the Scripps National Spelling Bee. Karthik Nemmani, 14, an eighth grader at Scoggins Middle School of McKinney, Texas, has won the […]

United States

CAPE #IAM CAMPAIGN LAUNCHES SEASON 4

LOS ANGELES, CA: On May 7, in celebration of Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, CAPE (Coalition of Asian Pacifics In Entertainment) and U.S. Bank launch Season 4 of the #IAm Campaign, a series […]

United States

Long Island University (LIU) Confers Honorary Doctorate Degree on ASR’s President & CEO Rao Anumolu

HICKSVILLE, NY(TIP): Long Island University (LIU), one of the largest private universities in the United States, conferred an Honorary Doctorate Degree on Rao Anumolu, ASR’s Founder, President & CEO, during LIU’s 2018 Commencement ceremonies. Mr. […]

Indian Americans

Indian American whiz kids winners of the 2018 National Geographic Bee

WASHINGTON DC (TIP):  Indian American whiz kids won the top three awards at the 30th annual National Geographic Bee competition. Barring two, all the finalists were of Indian origin. For the seventh consecutive year, an […]