FRESNO,CA - An Indian couple, who had gushed in a travel blog about how much they loved “daredevilry” or standing on the edge of cliffs, died after falling 800 feet in an area with very steep terrain in California’s Yosemite National Park, the media reported. Vishnu Viswanath, 29, and Meenakshi Moorthy, 30, were identified on Oct 29 as the married couple who fell to their deaths from Taft Point in Yosemite National Park last week,
BY SONAM MIRPURI
SAN FRANCISCO, CA- In the summer of 2009 after reading about Roi Choi’s Kogi BBQ trucks, Akash Kapoor, his wife, and a few friends were talking amongst themselves one evening and it sparked a brilliant idea. “By the end of the evening, we came up with a name and 4 menu items that are still on the menu.
BY A STAFF REPORER
LOS ANGELES, CA – The Indian-American community here bid a sorrowful good bye to Pt. Ramesh Kumar Bharati, a tabla maestro extraordinaire and resident of Artesia for many years. He was born on December 4 1956 and passed away on Sept 19. The maestro leaves behind his wife Jageshwari and three children...
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FULLERTON,CA - An Indian-American professor at California State University, Fullerton, is leading a team of researchers to study how retention and graduation rates can be increased primarily among Hispanics and other underrepresented students majoring in engineering and computer science. The project directed by...
SACRAMENTO,CA - A 15-year-old Indian-American child prodigy has reached a milestone in his academic journey and is all set to start his doctorate after completing his graduation in biomedical engineering, according to a media report. Tanishq Abraham, graduated from the University of California, Davis with the highest honours of summa cum laude. “Of course I feel very happy, very excited, and I’m very proud of my accomplishments,”
NEW YORK - Indian-origin academic Akshay Venkatesh has been awarded the Fields Medal, which is often called the Nobel Prize of mathematics. The award to the 36-year-old academic was announced on Wednesday at the International Congress of Mathematicians in Rio de Janeiro. Venkatesh, who made a mark as a child prodigy, is a professor at Stanford University and is set to move to the School of Mathematics of the Institute for....
WASHINGTON,D.C.- Uttam Dhillon, White House lawyer, has been appointed as the new head of the crucial Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) that combats the smuggling and use of narcotics. Dhillon, who till recently worked in the White House as Deputy Counsel and Deputy Assistant to President Donald Trump, took up the role of Acting Director of the DEA on Jull 3. “With one American dying a drug overdose every nine minutes,
CYPRESS,CA - Aryav Sheth, a third grade student from Margaret Landell Elementary School here has won first place in his age category for his submission in the 2018 International Aviation Art Contest. This year’s theme was “Flight into the Future.” In December, Sheth won first place in his age group in the 28th Annual John Wayne Airport Student Art Contest. In February, he advanced to the state level contest where he took second place.
BY MANSI MOTWANI
LOS ANGELES, CA - “Films are shot on locations and made on an Editor’s Table”, reads the website homepage of Aashish Mayur Shah, an award-winning film editor currently based out of Los Angeles. His display of work includes over 350 projects, ranging from commercial ad films, documentaries and feature films. Speaking with IJ,
LOS ANGELES, CA - From promoting childhood education to improving company strategy and customer service, Ruchi Singh sees the vast potential of using data to improve lives. “I have a vision to use my knowledge and passion to solve real-life problems using data science,” Singh says. “I believe that by analyzing the data being collected will help make better business decisions, equip children to learn and elders to live comfortably.”