NEW YORK, NY - In a ranking of billionaires topped by Amazon’s Jeff Bezos as the world’s richest man with a net worth of $112 billion, the list released by Forbes on March 6 also included a number of Indian-American billionaires, including a woman. Among the Indian-Americans on the ‘2018 World’s Billionaires’ list are Rakesh Gangwal, Romesh Wadhwani, Vinod Khosla, Kavitark Ram Shriram, Brian Sheth, John Kapoor, Aneel Bhusri,
BY DEVIKA CHHIBBER
LOS ANGELES, CA - This year, three Indian-American students from Southern California have brought a ‘golden shine’ to the sunny state, as they have been honored with the prestigious 2018 Congressional Award Gold Medals. Jagannathan Rangarajan, of Thousand Oaks, chosen from the 26th Congressional District; Ishan Gaur,
An Indian immigrant who travelled to the US with his widowed mother and three siblings when he was just 15 is living the American Dream. Elected president of the United States Soccer Federation on February 10, besting an eightcandidate field that featured World Cup-winner Hope Solo, 62-year-old Carlos Cordeiro is set to occupy a coveted position in world football. Born in Mumbai to a Goan father and Colombian mother,
NEW YORK - A court has overturned the $21 million awarded to the family of a woman of Indian descent who was operated on her brain instead of her jaw because of a hospital mix-up, according to media reports. In its decision, The Michigan State Supreme Court cited a technicality in the way the lawyers for the family of 81-year-old Bimla Nayyar framed the case, which originally got them the multi-million-dollar award from a lower court jury,
BY DEVIKA C.MEHTA
LOS ANGELES, Ca - Dance is not just a musical act but a critical mixture of creative and cultural backgrounds. The thought has been nicely implemented by twin sisters Riya and Sara Kapoor, who have been collecting accolades for their brilliant fusion dance performances across America. In summer 2017, they stunned audiences with...
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LOS ANGELES, CA –Dr. Kali Pradip Chaudhuri was awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award on Dec 30 by the American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin (AAPI) at their annual summit in Kolkata, India. Dr Chaudhuri is an orthopedic surgeons from Southern California. He is also the Chairman and Founder of the KPC Group...
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LOS ANGELES,CA- Dharma Civilization Foundation, Founding President,Shiva Bajpai, passed away on Jan 13 at the age of 84.He was born on July 13, 1933. As a Professor of History,he taught at California State University Northridge (CSUN) from 1970 to 2003 and continued to offer classes at until 2010. Bajpai’s teaching focused...
LOS ANGELES,CA-Rapper and actor, Sapra, released his new music video, “Ishq Nashila” (Love Addict). on Jan. 19, the video is performed in the Bollywood genre and is available on platforms worldwide through the Speed Records YouTube channel. “My song and video talks about the power of love over everything,” said Sapra. The accomplished artist utilizes his song, energy and dance in the dynamic video to convince his romantic...
BY MANSI MOTWANI
LOS ANGELES, CA - Namita Shah, 18, from Artesia heads a venture that is not only one of its kind but also one that would garner appreciation from both Indians and non-Indians alike. She conducts walking tours of `Little India,’ on Pioneer Blvd. in Artesia. For those not familiar with it, it is SoCal’s largest Indian neighbourhood.
SANTA CLARA - Leading Indian American tax consultant and certified public accountant Neeraj Bhatia has been conferred with the prestigious Hind Rattan Award for 2018. Bhatia is an accomplished accounting professional with over 30 years of practice in international and domestic tax planning and compliance for start-ups and multinational entities. Coinciding with the Pravasi Bhartiya Diwas and instituted by the NRI Welfare Society of India,