HOLLYWOOD,CA-Krushna Abhishek and his wife Kashmera Shah’s home is doing the rounds on social media. Krushna’s sister, Arti Singh, while visting SoCal posted the picture of her brother’s house. Along with the picture, Arti wrote, “Finally I visited my brother n bhabhis house in west Hollywood .. super proud @kashmera1 @krushna30.” Krushna is in the spotlight for his TV show ‘The Drama Company’. He was last seen on the big screen in...
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LOS ANGELES, CA - Surrounded by his close family, Nadadur Vardhan passed away peacefully on July 3, following a brief illness. Vardhan was a loving husband, father, brother, and friend.He was a renowned international tax consultant, and President/ Founder of Nadadur Vardhan, Inc. He was also an avid political activist,
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LOS ANGELES, CA - Haitian writer Jacques Romain once said- “Experience is the cane of the blind” and 8-year-old ‘blind from birth’ Indian- American Sheema Shaikh’s ‘journey through the dark’ feels the same. At such a young age, Shaikh, a resident of Corona, has grown to understand society at large and feels that more needs to be done...
LONDON - An 11-year-old Indian-origin boy here has scored 162 in the prestigious Mensa IQ test, two points higher than geniuses Albert Einstein and Stephen Hawking. Arnav Sharma, from Reading town in southern England, passed the infamously difficult test a few weeks back with zero preparation. Mensa IQ test was developed in Britain to form an elite society of intelligent people, the Independent reported. The "genius benchmark"
NEW YORK, NY – Southern California’s Prince Organization CEO Sunil Tolani and Dharmatma Saran, Chairman and Founder of Miss India Worldwide and Mrs. India Worldwide received the Bharat Gaurav (Pride of India) Lifetime Achievement Awards at a event held at the United Nations headquarters here on June 9. Other honorees included Sri Sri Ravi Shankar of Art of Living;Dr. Lokesh Muni,Spiritual Guru of Jains;
NEW JERSEY - Continuing its quest for the best speller in the community, the 2017 South Asian Spelling Bee (www.SouthAsianSpellingBee.com) traveled to Massachusetts and New Jersey this past weekend with stops in the Boston and New Brunswick. With a huge turnout this year as well, the Bee attracted some top talent as well as young and new spellers that competed for the coveted prizes and titles.
MOUNTAIN VIEW,CA-India-American Arun Netravali, former Bell Labs President, is the winner of the 2017 Marconi Prize for his pioneering work in digital video technology, used in mobile phones and television sets, announced the Marconi Society on June 16. “Netravali’s pioneering work on video compression standards served as the key base technology for MPEG (Moving Pictures Experts Group) and enabled a range of...
VANCOUVER-Arjan Singh Bhullar, 31, who was born in Canada to Punjabi immigrants parents, has become the first person of South Asian descent to be signed by the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), which is the biggest MMA fight promotion company in the world. “We are very proud of what Arjan has accomplished. We knew it was only a matter of time until the UFC signed him. He’s a perfect 6-0 and has never lost a round yet...
Continuing its quest for the best speller in the community, the 2017 South Asian Spelling Bee (www.SouthAsianSpellingBee.com) traveled to Illinois and Washington this past weekend with stops in Chicago and Seattle. With a huge turnout this year as well, the Bee attracted some top talent as well as young and new spellers that competed for the coveted prizes and titles.
WASHINGTON - An Indian-origin lawyer died after he was hit by a train at a crossing in a northern California town. Kirtee Kapoor, the head of Davis Polk & Wardwell's India group and and a partner at the firm in Menlo Park, California, died in the accident on Monday near Atherton, the Mercury News reported. A statement on the Davis Polk website said Kapoor was born in Bengaluru and did his L.L.B. from the University of Delhi Faculty of Law,