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

New York City Council approves bill naming major thoroughfares as ‘Gurdwara Street’ and ‘Punjab Avenue’

New York City Council approves bill naming major thoroughfares as ‘Gurdwara Street’ and ‘Punjab Avenue’

To honor members of the Sikh and larger Punjabi community, New York City Council has approved the renaming of certain thoroughfares in Queens to ‘Gurdwara Street’ and ‘Punjab Avenue’. Continue reading New York City Council approves bill naming major thoroughfares as ‘Gurdwara Street’ and ‘Punjab Avenue’

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

Indian envoy Harsh Vardhan Shringla addresses concerns of Sikh Americans at Gurpurab celebration on Capitol Hill

Indian envoy Harsh Vardhan Shringla addresses concerns of Sikh Americans at Gurpurab celebration on Capitol Hill

To aptly commemorate the 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev Ji, the founder of Sikhism, and to reach out to the Sikh community in America, the Indian Embassy in Washington organized a special celebratory event on Capitol Hill. Continue reading Indian envoy Harsh Vardhan Shringla addresses concerns of Sikh Americans at Gurpurab celebration on Capitol Hill