PASADENA,CA – The Pasadena Tournament of Roses Foundation recently announced its 2019-2020 Board of Directors and new officers. Since its inception in 1983, the Pasadena Tournament of Roses Foundation has invested over $3 million in more than 200 Pasadena-area organizations. Community programs receive grants in the categories of Performing and Visual Arts,
BY NIMMI RAGHUNATHAN
Fiery and feisty, Ingrid Newkirk has changed the way the world thinks. The founder of People for Ethical Treatment of Animals has rammed home the idea that animals have feelings just like you and me and when we put them on our dining tables its akin to murder. ...
LOS ANGELES,CA-Indian American film and television composer, and singer/songwriter/producer of the critically acclaimed band, Goldspot, Siddhartha Khosla, based in Los Angeles, has been nominated for an Emmy award for his score on NBC’s hit drama series, “This Is Us,” starring Mandy Moore, Milo Ventimiglia, and Sterling K. Brown.
TORONTO, ON - Karam Kaur is a 25 year old student at the University of Waterloo in Ontario,Canada. She is currently enrolled in the Doctor of Optometry program. In May Karam was diagnosed with an aggressive blood cancer,acute lymphocytic leukemia. Her family is searching for a bone marrow donor for a life-saving transplant.
LOS ANGELES,CA - Actor Neetu Chandra has been an ardent supporter of good health and the fight against cancer. Chandra feels that being helpless medically is the worst situation to be in and she uses her influence to contribute to the cause wherever possible. Understanding her zeal, Teen Cancer America has got her on-board as an ambassador. She will use her influence,
NEW YORK - An Indian-American youth has won the 2019 Teen Jeopardy contest taking the $100,000 prize in America's most-watched individual quiz show. Avi Gupta's victory televised on Friday marks a near-clean sweep of popular student contests in the past year by Indian-Americans. He is from Portland, Oregon, and completed high school recently,
BY KALYANI VASAN
LOS ANGELES, CA: Author, realtor, family and marriage mediator, dispute resolution specialist, computer science graduate…the list goes on and on as Veera Mahajan is a woman of many successful facets but, the one that is closest to her heart and being is that of being a...
NEW YORK - In a major push for Indian art, the Metropolitan Museum of Art here will hold the first retrospective exhibition of Indian sculptor Mrinalini Mukherjee (1949-2015) between June 4 and September 29. The exhibition, "Phenomenal Nature: Mrinalini Mukherjee", will have on display 57 pieces by the artist in a bid to explore her longstanding engagement with fibre, along with her significant forays into ceramic and bronze from the middle...
NEW YORK,NY - Emerging as the next generation of Asian filmmaking visionaries, directing duo Gayatri Bajpai & Nirav Bhakta have seen rapid success with their short film ‘Halwa.’ The film took home top honors for the HBO Asian Pacific American Visionaries short film competition. Out of more than 200 films, ‘Halwa’ was narrowed down by a panel of HBO executives & Asian American Industry leaders. This is the first time a South Asian film...
ANAHEIM,CA - In ‘Our Changing Earth: Why Climate Change Matters to Young People,’ 17-year-old student from Fairmount Preparatory Academy here, Arjun Marwaha addresses the issues of climate change most generations have not had to worry about as teens.The book was released on Amazon in January. As 250,000 people each year are estimated to lose their lives due to rapid climate change between 2030 and 2050,