Indian American

Indian American Anil Cheriyan Named Cognizant’s Strategy, Technology EVP

TEANECK, NJ (TIP): Anil Cheriyan, former director of the General Services Administration’s Technology Transformation Services, will join Cognizant  on Aug. 3 to serve as executive vice president of strategy and technology. Cheriyan will oversee the company’s […]

Education

Indian-origin politician Pritam Singh appointed Singapore’s first Leader of Opposition in Parliament

‘Singapore’s legislatures have never had formally designated Leaders of the Opposition’ SINGAPORE (TIP): Indian-origin politician Pritam Singh was on Tuesday, July 28,  designated as the Leader of the Opposition in Singapore, the first such appointment […]

Indian American

Indian American John Cyrus Joins HighPoint as IT Strategy, Business Solutions Director

WASHINGTON (TIP): HighPoint,  a provider of IT and digital services for government agencies, announced the addition of John Cyrus as Director of IT Strategy and Business Solutions. Cyrus brings more than 24 years of management and technology experience within […]

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

“Era of expansionism has ended; it is time for development”: Modi warns China

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday, July 3  paid a surprise visit to Ladakh to assess the border situation. I.S.Saluja LEH / NEW YORK (TIP): :Modi, who reached Leh in the morning of July 3, […]

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5 Indian-origin environment techies feature in UK’s Top 50 Women in Engineering list

LONDON (TIP): The UK Atomic Energy Authority’s Chitra Srinivasan is among the five Indian-origin engineers to be named among the UK’s Top 50 Women in Engineering for 2020. Srinivasan, a control and software engineer at […]

Americas

Indian Origin Sethuraman Panchanathan named Director of National Science Foundation

WASHINGTON (TIP): Arizona State University Executive Vice President and Chief Research and Innovation Officer Sethuraman “Panch” Panchanathan has been named the 15th director of the National Science Foundation, unanimously confirmed by the U.S. Senate on June 18 after […]

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Karela – Sindhi style

Connoisseur’s Choice Karela – Sindhi style   Karela or Bitter Gourd has multiple Health benefits Its uses are varied, and the juice stimulates the Liver and is especially beneficial for weight loss and diabetes. Here […]

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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 […]

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Two Indian American University of Illinois Alumni Awarded Fulbright Grants

  URBANA-CHAMPAIGN , IL (TIP): Two Indian Americans are among Fourteen University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign students and recent alumni who were offered Fulbright grants to pursue international education, research and teaching experiences across the […]

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Indian-American soil scientist Rattan Lal gets 2020 World Food Prize

NEW YORK (TIP): Eminent Indian-American soil scientist Rattan Lal was on Thursday, June 11  named this year’s recipient of the World Food Prize for developing and mainstreaming a soil-centric approach to increasing food production that […]

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Indian American IBM Scientist Rajiv Joshi Wins Inventor of the Year Award

NEW YORK (TIP): Indian-American scientist Rajiv Joshi has bagged the prestigious Inventor of the Year award in recognition of his pioneering work in advancing the electronic industry and improving artificial intelligence capabilities. Dr Joshi has […]

Asia

India’s international response to Covid-19

    By Ambassador Asoke Kumar Mukerji India’s international response to the challenge posed by the Covid-19 pandemic has demonstrated her global leadership as a reliable first responder to humanitarian crises.   India’s international response to […]

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Restarting America

    It may be accepted that waiting to restart all sectors of the economy simultaneously will  unnecessarily keep some sectors shut that actually can be re-engineered to open  without much further delay.   America […]

Science & Technology

New age-detecting system to make your smartphone childproof

WASHINGTON (TIP): Your smartphone may soon be able to tell if your toddler is swiping the screen and automatically block apps that are off limits for kids. A number of existing smartphone apps aim to control kids’ activity on phones, but […]

Science & Technology

NOT OUR JOB TO RECRUIT JOURNALISTS FOR CONTENT, SAYS FACEBOOK

SAN FRANCISCO (TIP): In a clear message to news publishers, a top Facebook executive has emphasised that it is not their job to recruit people from media organisations for the content on the social media platform. At the […]

Science & Technology

SHARK SKIN INSPIRES DESIGN FOR BETTER DRONES, PLANES

BOSTON (TIP): Harvard scientists have developed a new structure inspired by shark skin that could improve the aerodynamic performance of planes, wind turbines, drones and cars. The study published in the Journal of the Royal Society Interface sheds light […]

Science & Technology

Microsoft enhances real-time translation for three Indian languages

NEW DELHI (TIP): To make technology accessible and productive for all Indians, Microsoft on Feb 7 announced the integration of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Deep Neural Networks (DNN) to improve real-time language translation for Hindi, Bengali and Tamil languages. This technology will […]

Science & Technology

Our Rapidly Changing Digital Hi-Tech World: The future is approaching faster than one can handle

BY 2020 (some suggest this is happening now) WHAT A UNIVERSITY STUDENT LEARNS IN THE FIRST YEAR OF A 4 YEAR DEGREE – WILL BE IRRELEVANT AND REDUNDANT BY THE TIME THE THIRD YEAR IS […]

Science & Technology

INDIAN STARTUP FIRST TO SOLVE FACEBOOK GLOBAL CHALLENGE IN ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE

Bangalore based startup first in the world to finish all 20 Facebook QA bAbi tasks with 100% accuracy BENGALURU (TIP): DataVal Analytics Inc, a Bangalore and Chicago-based Artificial Intelligence – (AI) startup is the first […]

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NEW 4D CAMERA TO BOOST ROBOT VISION, VIRTUAL REALITY

BOSTON (TIP): Stanford scientists have developed a first-of-its-kind camera which can generate information-rich four dimensional (4D) images that robots need to navigate the world. The camera, which captures nearly 140 degrees of information, can be better than current options for close-up […]

Science & Technology

Moon’s interior may contain water say researchers

NEW YORK (TIP): There may be substantial amounts of trapped water in the interior of the moon, researchers have said. By analysing satellite data, researchers at Brown University in the US discovered rich amounts of indigenous water within the volcanic deposits or […]

Science & Technology

Microsoft Paint brushed aside

SAN FRANCISCO (TIP): Microsoft has announced the end of days for its pioneering Paint application as it focuses on software for 3- D drawing. Paint drawing and image processing software that made its debut in 1985 with the Windows operating system was among the […]

Science & Technology

USER INTERACTIVE COLOR CHANGING ELECTRONIC SKIN DEVELOPED

BEIJING (TIP): Scientists have developed a user interactive colour changing electronic skin inspired by chameleons that could be used in robotics, prosthetics and wearables. While science has been able to replicate the ability of animals such as chameleons, octopus […]

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Google Earth to let users post stories and photos

RIO DE JANEIRO (TIP): Alphabet Inc wants users to post millions of stories, video and photos on its Google Earth platform in the next few years, the programme chief said at a launch event in Brazil for content focused on […]