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Indian American Vrinda Marwah Earns Prestigious Mellon/ACLS Fellowships

AUSTIN, TX (TIP): Vrinda Marwa, a Doctoral Candidate of Sociology at University of Texas at Austin is among the winners of the 2020 Mellon/American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) Dissertation Completion Fellowships. The prestigious fellowships support […]

Education

Indian Origin Nobel Laurate Venki Ramakrishnan Elected to American Philosophical Society

NEW YORK (TIP): Venkatraman ‘Venki’ Ramakrishnan, a Nobel Prize-winning biologist of Indian origin,is among 34 new members recently elected to the American Philosophical Society (APS), the nation’s oldest scholarly organization. Ramakrishnan has been inducted into APS’ biological […]

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Indian American Physician Sudheer S Chauhan Succumbs to Deadly Corona Virus

NEW YORK (TIP): Dr. Sudheer S Chauhan, a kindhearted physician of Indian Origin, who had dedicated his life at the service of his thousands of patients in the New York region, succumbed to the deadly […]

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Indian American Qazi Javed Appointed to Texas Pediatric Acute-Onset Neuropsychiatric Syndrome Advisory Council

HOUSTON (TIP): Texas Governor Greg Abbott last month has appointed Indian American psychiatrist Qazi Javed to the Pediatric Acute-Onset Neuropsychiatric Syndrome Advisory Council for terms set to expire on August 31, 2021. The council advises […]

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Indian-origin South Africans’ ‘musical’ initiative to fight coronavirus blues becomes global hit

JOHANNESBURG(TIP): The ‘SA Musicians against COVID-19’ project helps artists to showcase their talent in Indian music and song, sometimes accompanied by dance as well. The project was started by Johannesburg residents—Lexy Shunmoogam, Chitra Perumal, Kreasan […]

Crime

Indian American Attorney Shot Dead in Georgia

ATLANTA (TIP): An Indian origin senior staff attorney at Cobb County Magistrate was shot and killed May 9 morning while confronting a gunman outside a home in Locust Grove, a report in Atlanta Journal Constitution […]

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Indian American Yale Student Builds Textbook Library for Needy Students

NEW YORK (TIP): Kushal Dev, a second-year student at Yale’s Silliman College has founded the Silliman Textbook Library — a communal space housing over 1,000 textbooks that can be used by Yale students who can’t […]

Business & Economics

Indian Grocery Store Owner in California Faces Price Gouging Charges

NEW YORK (TIP): On May 7, Alameda County DA O’Malley and California Attorney General Xavier Becerra announced that their offices have jointly filed a nine-count misdemeanor complaint charging Apna Bazar, a large grocery store in […]

Business & Economics

Indian American Engineer Charged in Texas with COVID-Relief Fraud

HOUSTON (TIP): An Indian origin engineer has been charged in the Eastern District of Texas with allegedly filing bank loan applications fraudulently seeking more than $10 million dollars in forgivable loans guaranteed by the Small […]

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Indian American Stony Brook Sisters use GRL PWR to fight disease

NEW YORK (TIP): Ruchi Shah was 15 years old when she noticed a long line of people outside of a tiny clinic waiting to get treatment for mosquito-transmitted diseases during a family trip to India. […]

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Indian American Historian Rohit De Named One of 27 Carnegie Fellows

NEW YORK (TIP): Rohit De, an associate professor of history at Yale University, has been named a 2020 Andrew Carnegie Fellow. He joins a class of 27 fellows, each of whom receives up to $200,000 […]

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Indian Origin Texas Man Admits Role in Nearly $5 Million Health Care Fraud Scheme

HOUSTON (TIP): A 57-year-old Houston man has entered a guilty plea in Corpus Christi federal court for conspiring to commit health care fraud, announced U.S. Attorney Ryan Patrick. Ravinder Syal admitted he engaged in a […]

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Indian Origin Chintan Mehta and Munish Kumar on Wells Fargo Expanded Technology Leadership Team

CIOs named to support Corporate Strategy, Digital Platform & Innovation, and Wealth & Investment Management businesses SAN FRANCISCO (TIP): Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) announced, May 8, two new leaders joining the Technology organization. […]

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Three Indian American Students Win Prestigious DOE Fellowship

NEW YORK (TIP): Three Indian American Students are among 26 recipients nationwide of a Department of Energy Computation Science Graduate Fellowship (DOE CSGF). They are Priya Donti from Carnegie Mellon University, and Dipti Jasrasaria and Amaresh […]

Breaking News

Visa, OCI card suspension prevents several Indians in US from flying back home

NEW YORK (TIP): Several Indians in the US, either on the H-1B work visa or Green Card having children who are American citizens by birth, are being prevented from travelling to India aboard the special […]