Indian-origin artist Anish Kapoor wins 2017 Genesis Prize of Israel

Feb 08, 2017
Britain-based Indian-origin artist and human rights activist Anish Kapoor has been honoured with the 2017 Genesis Prize given by the Genesis Prize Foundation. Read Story »

Indira Naidoo-Harris is named Ontario province minister

By Ajit Jain | Special to
Feb 04, 2017
Indira Naidoo-Harris has been named Ontario’s First Minister of Women’s issues and Minister Responsible for Early years and Child Care by Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne. Read Story »

Indo-Canadian fund manager Bhim Asdhir honoured

By Ajit Jain | Special to
Feb 01, 2017
Bhim Asdhir, President and CEO of Excel India Fund, is recipient of a 2016 FundGrade A+ prestigious Award. Read Story »

Australia honours 4 Indian-origin persons with awards

Jan 28, 2017
Australia has honoured four Indian-origin persons with its civilian awards for their contributions in the field of medicine and work towards the community. These were among over 950 Australians who were named Read Story »

Indian American lawyer appoints Uttam Dhillon as special assistant on business ethics
Jan 26, 2017
President Donald Trump has appointed Uttam Dhillon to be his special assistant and associate counsel, making him the second Indian American on his White House staff. Read Story »

Ajit Pai appointed by Trump to head powerful communications agency

By Arul Louis | IANS
Jan 24, 2017
President Donald Trump has appointed Ajit Pai to head the powerful US communications regulatory agency, becoming the third Indian American picked for key positions in his administration. Pai's parents, both d Read Story »

Indian-origin journalist is chancellor of UK varsity
Jan 23, 2017
A well known Indian-origin television journalist and show host has been appointed the chancellor of the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) in England. Read Story »

Bharulata Kamble felicitated for her solo feat in support of girl's education
Jan 22, 2017
Determination, fearless, tough, strong will power - that's Bharulata for you. She dreamt big and achieved it. The story, full of struggles and challenges, seemed almost like a Bollywood plot – 32 countries, on Read Story »

First Indian-American judge in Virginia

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Jan 20, 2017
Rupen R. Shah, currently the Chief Deputy of Augusta County Commonwealth in Virginia, has become the first Indian American judge to be elected in the southeastern US state. Read Story »

4 Indian American scientists selected for US presidential awards
Jan 10, 2017
Four Indian-American scientists have been chosen among 102 researchers who will receive the Presidential Early Career Awards for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE) -- the highest honour given by the US governme Read Story »