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In praise of Pakistani physicians

New York, Jan. 16 -- As a native New Yorker I did not know much about Pakistan, and I had no need to know either. The media coverage of 9/11 carnage followed by the war in Afghanistan was my only less... Read More


Doing Washington & Alaska: To meet my goal of seeing all 50 US states

New York, Jan. 16 -- Arriving at international airports with a Pakistani passport is the least favorite part of my travel, but the excitement of seeing the pristine beauty of the Pacific Northwest ove... Read More


NJLP invites applications for Summer Fellowship Program

New York, Jan. 16 -- The New Jersey Leadership Program (NJLP) announced the opening of its application for the NJLP 2019 Summer Fellowship Program. The fellowship seeks to expose South Asian youth in ... Read More


Celebrating Guru Nanak Dev's 550th birth anniversary

Washington, Jan. 16 -- To celebrate the 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev Ji, theEmbassyofIndia, in association with various US-based Sikh organizations and gurdwaras, organized an evening of ... Read More


Gov. Cuomo pushes for legal marijuana and fixing MTA

Albany, Jan. 16 -- Governor Andrew Cuomo on Tuesday unveiled his proposed $178.8 billion state budget for Fiscal Year 2020 in his State of the State address. Among the eye-catching proposals packed i... Read More


Healthcare guaranteed for all in NYC, including undocumented

New York, Jan. 16 -- NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio last week unveiled a plan that provideshealthcareto all city residents, regardless of their ability to pay or theirimmigrationstatus. The new program, NY... Read More


Raj Shah leaves Trump administration

Washington DC, Jan. 16 -- Raj Shah, an Indian Americanspokesmanin theWhite HousePress Office, has leftPresidentDonald Trump's administrationand joined an arm of a Florida-based lobbying firm, official... Read More


IALI executive committee takes oath of office

Mineola, Jan. 16 -- Ina first, the oath ceremony for India Association of Long Island (IALI) executive officers and other officials for 2019 was held at the Nassau County Legislative Building here on ... Read More


Pravasi Bharatiya Divas celebrated at the Consulate

New York, Jan. 16 -- Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (PBD) was celebrated at the Indian Consulate General in New York on January 12 where 14 people were recognized for their contributions to the community. A... Read More


Court rejects Rajat Gupta's bid to overturn conviction

New York, Jan. 16 -- A court in New York has rejected former Goldman Sachs director Rajat Gupta's bid to throw out his 2012 insider-trading conviction, affirming a lower court's ruling in the case. T... Read More