Sri Srinivasan becomes first Indian-American to lead a federal circuit court

Sri Srinivasan has donned the mantle of chief judge of the US Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit, regarded as the second most powerful court in the country and a stepping stone to the Supreme Court, succeeding Merrick Garland who will remain on the bench. Continue reading Sri Srinivasan becomes first Indian-American to lead a federal circuit court

India’s envoy to US, Taranjit Singh Sandhu, presents credentials to President Trump

India’s envoy to US, Taranjit Singh Sandhu, presents credentials to President Trump

Ambassador Taranjit Singh Sandhu said, “The United States and India will stand shoulder-to-shoulder and face all the problems whether it is on the terrorism front or on the Jihadi culture which is invading the world over”. Continue reading India’s envoy to US, Taranjit Singh Sandhu, presents credentials to President Trump

Nine Indian-American teens among 2020 Regeneron Science Talent Search finalists

Nine Indian-American teens among 2020 Regeneron Science Talent Search finalists

The 2020 Regeneron Science Talent Search finalists have attempted to tackle some of the world’s compelling issues through their scientific projects such as targeting cancer via signaling pathways, developing a mobile application for stroke diagnosis using deep learning and computer vision, protecting beehives, and identifying an improved method for detecting arsenic in water. Continue reading Nine Indian-American teens among 2020 Regeneron Science Talent Search finalists

USIBC hosts outgoing Indian envoy, incoming Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla

USIBC hosts outgoing Indian envoy, incoming Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla

Reflecting on the progress and potential of India-US ties at a farewell reception held in his honor, hosted by the US-India Business Council (USIBC), ambassador Harsh Vardhan Shringla told leaders in the corporate sector that he is taking back with him “some very significant lessons learned, best practices, very good memories of a relationship” which he believes “is one of the most important if not the most important for us”. Continue reading USIBC hosts outgoing Indian envoy, incoming Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla

Indian-American trailblazer Indra Nooyi inducted into Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery

Indian-American trailblazer Indra Nooyi inducted into Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery

India-born businesswoman Indra Nooyi has been inducted into the renowned Smithsonian Institution’s National Portrait Gallery and conferred with the coveted Portrait of a Nation Prize for her stellar contributions to shaping America’s history, development and culture. Continue reading Indian-American trailblazer Indra Nooyi inducted into Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery