UK to take 2nd look at Indian student visas

NEW DELHI (TIP): The UK government has agreed to take a second look at the student visa issue as PM Theresa May met her Indian counterpart Narendra...

UK no more preferred destination for Indian students: Nirmala

New Delhi, Nov 7 (PTI) Raising serious concern over visa issues with the UK, India today said Britain has ceased to be a preferred destination for students...

Indian American UCLA Professor Neil Garg Launches Online Tutorials in Organic Chemistry

UCLA’s Professor of the Year, Indian American, Neil Garg has revolutionized the way students view and study organic chemistry in California. Garg has been extremely successful in getting...

American Scientist Peter Wolynes elected to Indian National Science Academy

American chemist Peter Wolynes of Rice University has been elected a foreign fellow of the Indian National Science Academy, an honor bestowed on fewer than 100 scholars...

College Application Week

This week, high schools across New York City and State are participating in College Application Week from October 17-21, a statewide initiative around college planning and application...

How to fast track your IT Career – You don’t have to be an...

The IIT tag has helped many a student in India bag coveted jobs at Google, but many non-IITians too have made it to the company straight out of...
Renu Khator to head US higher Education council

Indian-American Appointed As Homeland Security Academic Advisory Council Member

Washington: A top Indian-American woman academic and president of the University of Houston was today appointed as member of the US Department of Homeland Security's Academic Advisory...
HRD minister Prakash Javadekar speaks at vice chancellor's review meeting at BHU, Varanasi. (PTI File Photo)

NO MANDATORY ENGLISH? GOVT ‘NOTES’ RSS AFFILIATE’S PROPOSALS FOR EDU POLICY

NEW DELHI (TIP): The government has assured a Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh affiliate that a raft of suggested changes– including scrapping English as a mandatory language and banning...
Prachi Makkar with Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco President & CEO John Williams at the "Improving Diversity in the Financial Services Industry. A Holistic View." Conference in Newark, NJ on October 19th, 2016. Seen in the picture, from L to R: Seton Hall University Leadership Students Geoffrey Thomulka, Luciano Cundari, Prachi Makkar with John Williams, President & CEO of Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, CA.

PRACHI MAKKAR AT ‘IMPROVING DIVERSITY IN THE FINANCIAL SERVICES INDUSTRY: A HOLISTIC VIEW.’

NEW JERSEY (TIP): Prachi Makkar, who the entire Indian American community in the Tri-States area knows as a versatile young woman and a superb singer of Bhajans,...

Seven top IITs will get a free hand to fix fee structures

NEW DELHI (TIP): Seven top Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) will be allowed to fix their own fee structure without consulting the apex council that governs these...

Indian-Origin South African Teen Wins Big At Google Science Fair

Johannesburg:   A 16-year-old Indian-origin South African teen has won a USD 50,000 scholarship at the annual Google Science Fair in the US for using orange peel to develop...

Racist graffiti attack on historic black school in Virginia

A historic black school in Virginia which was being restored has been vandalised with racist graffiti. The Ashburn Colored School in Virginia, about 30 miles (50km) west of...
Teachers meet with parents for Family Night on September 15. Photo Courtesy of NYC Department of Education

Family Engagement Grows and More Work Lies Ahead

September is a time for new beginnings and a time to build on the progress we've made as a community. I am excited to announce that family...

“Pay to Stay” #College #Scam – 2 Indians Charged With Visa Fraud In New...

Two Indians in the US state of New Jersey have been charged with visa fraud for recruiting foreign nationals at a "pay to stay" college where they...

Two Indian American IIT Madras alumni donate $1mn to their alma mater to promote...

CHENNAI (TIP): Two alumni of IIT-Madras based in the Silicon Valley in the United States - Anand Rajaraman and Venky Harinarayanan - have donated $ 1 million,...
Verghese has been given the award for reminding "us" that the patient is the center of the medical enterprise

Indian-American physician Abraham Verghese to receive National Humanities Medal

WASHINGTON (TIP): Indian-American physician-author Abraham Verghese, whose work has emphasized empathy in medicine, has been selected for the prestigious 2015 National Humanities Medal, the White House has...

The Mayor’s Office for International Affairs Calls for Applications for the 2016-2017 NYC Junior...

NEW YORK CITY (TIP): The Mayor’s Office for International Affairs has opened the application process for the 2016-2017 NYC Junior Ambassadors program. NYC Junior Ambassadors is a...
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Indian American, Ramesh Raskar, MIT Scientist Bags $500,000 Lemelson-MIT Prize

Indian American Nasik-born Ramesh Raskar, 46, has bagged the prestigious Lemelson-MIT Prize worth $500,000 for his groundbreaking inventions to create solutions to improve lives globally. Risker is founder of the...

Indian American MIT Scientists Win Lemelson-MIT Prize

Two Indo-American scientists from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (#MIT) have been conferred with prestigious awards for their path-breaking inventions. Nasik-born Ramesh Raskar, an imaging scientist and inventor at...

Indian Parents prefer US Colleges for their Kids: Report | Education

Although the US is an expensive destination, it is the top choice for Indian parents who would consider university abroad for their wards, according to a report. HSBC's...
"Every child will achieve, every parent will be happy and every teacher will feel their best," says Carmen Fariña

NYC’s new education plans aim to diversify more classrooms, restore failing schools

NEW YORK CITY (TIP): The nation's largest public school system roars back to life Thursday as more than a million New York City kids return to class. As...

Indian-American Sudhan Thomas Running For Key Educational Office In New Jersey

Indian American 9/11 historian docent Sudhan Thomas is running for a key educational office in New Jersey that could help him play a key role in New...

EB-5 Investor Program Better Alternative than F-1 Student Visa for Indian Nationals Pursuing Entry...

(New York, NY – August 25, 2016) Western Energy Regional Center, a U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS)-approved EB-5 Regional Center, will host informational seminars in Mumbai,...
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Borough President Diaz allocates over $5.5 million to Bronx Education projects

NEW YORK (TIP): Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. announce, August 4 that his office is providing more than $5.6 million in capital funds to 59 education...

MCI set to be replaced by medical education commission

NEW DELHI (TIP): The Medical Council of India, often in the news for controversial approvals and corruption, is set to be replaced by a medical education commission...
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