Indian-American Community News

Indian-American Community News

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Featuring Indian-Americans across the country, events, articles on India-US ties, and news from India ~

Written and compiled by Geeta Goindi, Special Correspondent at INDIA THIS WEEK & EXPRESS INDIA, Washington-based newspapers. Press credentials: US Senate / House

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Indian-American Girl Ananya Vinay Crowned Champion of National Spelling Bee

Hundreds of Thousands Join Women’s March on Washington to Protest President Trump’s Agenda

Nikki Haley Moves Closer to the World Stage with Senate Confirmation Hearing

President Trump greets Sikhs on Guru Nanak’s birth anniversary

Fourth glittering Diwali celebration in US Congress draws over 400 guests

Indian Embassy in Washington lights up for Diwali celebration

Record Number of Indian-Americans Sworn Into New US Congress

With Indian-American Manka Dhingra’s win, Democrats gain majority in Washington state Senate

Indian-American Teen Indrani Das Wins 2017 Regeneron Science Talent Search

Indian-American Teen Pranay Varada Wins 2017 National Geographic Bee

Six out of Top Ten Finalists in 2017 National Geographic Bee are of Indian Origin

Several Indian-American Whiz Kids Competing in 2017 National Geographic Bee

Indian-American Sojas Wagle Crowned Champion of 2017 World Brain Bee

Thousands Celebrate Dussehra at Hare Krishna Temple in Washington

Ten-Day Ganesha Festival Draws Devotees to Workhouse Arts Center in Virginia

Reston Multicultural Festival: a celebration of diversity and community spirit

Asia Meets America at Grand Reopening of Smithsonian’s Freer-Sackler Galleries

President Trump celebrates Diwali by lighting ‘diya’ in Oval Office

Gubernatorial candidate Ralph Northam leads Virginia Democrats in celebrating Diwali

Top DC Officials Celebrate Diwali at Smithsonian’s Freer Gallery of Art

US Lawmakers Celebrate Vaisakhi with Sikh Community on Capitol Hill

Senator Kamala Harris Keynotes 2017 Madeleine K. Albright Luncheon to Promote Political Empowerment of Women

US lawmakers laud Indian-American community at Senate Luncheon hosted by Indian American Friendship Council

Kenneth Juster, President Trump’s choice for Ambassador to India, queried on trade, human rights at Senate hearing

Ambassador Navtej Sarna Leads Third Annual International Day of Yoga Celebration in Washington

White House to Roll Out Red Carpet for Prime Minister Modi

Prime Minister Modi Addresses Indian-American Community at Ritzy Reception in Washington

Prime Minister Modi, President Trump Talk Terror, Trade in Maiden Meeting

Inaugural Launch of Air India’s Nonstop Washington-Delhi Flight is Celebrated in Style

Avdhoot Baba Shivanand brings ‘Cure is Possible’ message to Washington

Democratic lawmakers pledge unwavering support for passing clean DREAM Act

Zeenat Aman Lends Star Power to Sixth Annual DC South Asian Film Festival

Sixth Annual DC South Asian Film Festival Opens at Montgomery College

FCC Chairman Ajit Pai Conferred with Inaugural Zee Entertainment National Leadership Award

Patriotic Fervor Infuses Independence Day Celebration at Indian Embassy Residence in Washington

India’s 68th Republic Day Celebrated at Embassy in Washington

India’s 70th Independence Day Celebrated at Embassy Residence in Washington

Thousands Throng to Arijit Singh Concert in Washington Area

Independent Film ‘Yadvi’ Takes a Royal Look at Women’s Empowerment

Air India Unveils New Nonstop Service between Washington and Delhi

GOP Senators have Proposed a Bill to Slash Legal Immigration to US

Indian Foreign Secretary Jaishankar calls Kansas shooting an “Individual Act” with American society against it

White House: Too early to call Kansas shooting of Indian engineers a hate crime

President Trump Condemns Kansas Shooting in First Speech to Congress

Sikh American woman harassed on NYC Subway, told to go back to Lebanon

Several Indian-American Whiz Kids Among Finalists in Regeneron Science Talent Search

Indian-American Teen Swetha Prabakaran is Selected for First Lady Michelle Obama’s Education Campaign

Indian dances to be game opener when Washington Wizards play Brooklyn Nets at Verizon Center

Jairam Hathwar, 13, and Nihar Janga, 11, Declared Co-Champions of the 2016 National Spelling Bee

Indian-American Teen Maanasa Mendu is America’s Top Young Scientist

Young Indian-American Chefs Attend Fifth Annual Kids’ State Dinner Hosted by First Lady Michelle Obama

Indian-American Lawmakers Kamala Harris, Ami Bera Co-Sponsor Fourth Annual Langar on Capitol Hill

US Lawmakers Partake in Sikh Tradition of Langar on Capitol Hill

US Lawmakers Throng to SALDEF’s SikhLEAD ‘Langar on the Hill’

White House Hosts First-Ever United State of Women Summit Focusing on Gender Equality

Donald Trump’s Daughter-in-law Lara Yunaska Visits Hindu Temple in Virginia

NFIA Conference Empowers Women and Girls as Leaders

Fifth Annual NFIA Empowering Women and Girls Conference Puts Spotlight on Teen Leaders

Thousands Attend Janmashtami Celebration by ISKCON at Hare Krishna Temple in Maryland

Prime Minister Modi’s Address to Congress Draws Multiple Standing Ovations, Sustained Applause

Prime Minister Modi Begins Washington Visit by Honoring the Fallen at Arlington National Cemetery

Aamir Khan Honored for Highlighting Social Issues in Satyamev Jayate

At 82, Asha Bhosle Performs in ‘Farewell’ Concert at Wolf Trap

‘Kaifi Aur Main’ Rivets Washington Audience

Supremely Gifted Singer Arijit Singh Rocks Warner Theatre

Interfaith Ceremony Honoring American Military Veterans Conveys Strong Message: Let Sikhs Serve

Baisakhi Festival Celebrated at Indian Embassy Residence in Washington

Beautiful Brown Bodies Empowers Women By Focusing on Fitness

Vice President Joe Biden: Our Goal is to be India’s Best Friend

Indian-American Community Hosts Glittering Reception for Delhi’s Top Diplomats in Washington

Diwali Stamp Unveiled at Indian Embassy Celebration in Washington

Sri Sri Ravi Shankar: “No -ism will work without Humanism”

First International Day of Yoga Celebrated in Washington

Second International Day of Yoga Celebrated on US Capitol Grounds

Make Attacks on Sikhs a Hate Crime, Victim’s Son Pleads with US Senators

Key US Official Pledges Support to Stamp Out Attacks Against Sikh Americans

Montgomery County Celebrates First-Ever Gurpurab of Guru Nanak Dev Ji

Five Indian-Americans Elected to the US Congress, Setting a Record

Singers Kumar Sanu, Alka Yagnik, Evoke Nostalgia with 90s Superhit Songs at Packed Warner Theatre

Thousands Flock to Heritage India Diwali Festival at Dulles Expo Center

Fiesta Asia Street Fair: A Cultural Treat in Capital City

Fiesta Asia Street Fair Draws Scores to Nation’s Capital

Seventh Annual Punjabi Mela Draws Thousands to Bull Run Regional Park in Virginia

Punjabi Mela in Washington

EcoSikh Joins Thousands in Earth Day Rally for Climate Action

All Women Bike Rally Rolls in Delhi on International Women’s Day

Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal Vows to Make Delhi a Tourism Hub

Dalai Lama’s ‘Peace’ Talk Draws Thousands to Washington

Dalai Lama Marvels at Indian Democracy

National Medal of Science for Indian-American Engineer

President Obama, Prime Minister Modi Bond Over Tea and More

Prime Minister Modi Addresses American Business Leaders in DC

Grand Welcome for Prime Minister Modi in New York

Stamp Commemorating Diwali is Issued by US Postal Service

US Lawmakers Laud Accomplishments of Indian-Americans at Congressional Diwali Celebration

US Secretary of State John Kerry Hosts First-Ever Diwali Celebration at State Department

Five Indian-American Teens are among Ten Finalists of the 2016 Young Scientist Challenge

Director Deepa Mehta, Actress Seema Biswas Lead Panel on Women in Indian Cinema

Indie Film ‘A Little Revolution’ is Eye-Opener on Impact of Farmer Suicides in India

Tete-a-tete with Actress and Activist Nandita Das

Actor Farooque Sheikh Headlines Second Annual DC South Asian Film Festival

Jaswinder Singh to pay tribute to Ghazal maestro Jagjit Singh in Washington area concert

President Obama Awards National Humanities Medal to Author Jhumpa Lahiri

‘Sold’, an Expose of Child Trafficking, Wins Best Feature Film Award at DC South Asian Film Festival

Kailash Satyarthi Headlines Childhood Freedom Event in Washington

‘On Golden Years’ Puts Spotlight on Senior Indian-Americans

National Dance Day Event at Kennedy Center Promulgates Physical Fitness, Healthy Lifestyle

National Dance Day Draws Diverse Crowd to Kennedy Center

Janaki Rangarajan Enthralls American Audience with Bharatanatyam on International Dance Day

Natananjali’s Annual Dance Show ‘Devi’ is a Tribute to Divine Female Power

Natananjali School’s Annual Dance Show is a Spiritually Uplifting Experience

Peace can only be achieved by Non-Violence: Reverend Martin Luther King III

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