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Veteran Astronaut Sunita Williams’ Starliner Launch Delayed

Sunita Williams, a pioneering astronaut of Indian descent and a role model for aspiring female space explorers, was poised for another historic launch today. However, the mission aboard the brand-new… Continue reading Veteran Astronaut Sunita Williams’ Starliner Launch Delayed

June 11, 2024
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Elon Musk Recognizes Ashok Elluswamy’s Urgent Job in Tesla’s Autopilot Achievement

Elon Musk communicated his appreciation on Sunday for Ashok Elluswamy, the main individual selected for Tesla’s autopilot group. The tech head honcho attributed Elluswamy for his huge commitments to Tesla’s… Continue reading Elon Musk Recognizes Ashok Elluswamy’s Urgent Job in Tesla’s Autopilot Achievement

June 10, 2024
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Bruhat Soma Claims Championship Title at the 2024 Scripps National Spelling Bee

Bruhat Soma, a 12-year-old Indian-American from Florida, emerged victorious at the prestigious Scripps National Spelling Bee on Thursday. Soma’s exceptional memory and composure under pressure propelled him to victory, securing… Continue reading Bruhat Soma Claims Championship Title at the 2024 Scripps National Spelling Bee

June 5, 2024
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Kamal Kishore Starts Residency as UN Exceptional Agent for Catastrophe Hazard Decrease

On March 28, United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres appointed Kamal Kishore, 55, as his special representative for disaster risk reduction. Kishore, previously associated with the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA)… Continue reading Kamal Kishore Starts Residency as UN Exceptional Agent for Catastrophe Hazard Decrease

May 28, 2024
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Indian-American Astronomer Shrinivas Kulkarni Wins Prestigious Shaw Prize

Shrinivas Kulkarni, a renowned astronomer of Indian origin based at the California Institute of Technology (Caltech), has been conferred the 2024 Shaw Prize in Astronomy. The announcement, made by the… Continue reading Indian-American Astronomer Shrinivas Kulkarni Wins Prestigious Shaw Prize

May 23, 2024
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Praise for Indian Scientist Prafulla Dhariwal by OpenAI CEO

Recently, OpenAI’s CEO Sam Altman expressed high regard for Indian computer scientist Prafulla Dhariwal. Altman mentioned in a tweet that GPT-4o would not have come to fruition without Dhariwal’s contributions.… Continue reading Praise for Indian Scientist Prafulla Dhariwal by OpenAI CEO

May 22, 2024
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Telangana-Born IT Expert to Contest UK Parliamentary Election

 Uday Nagaraju, originally from Telangana, has been selected as the Labour Party’s candidate for the North Bedfordshire constituency in the upcoming UK Parliamentary election. Aged 55, Nagaraju is an IT… Continue reading Telangana-Born IT Expert to Contest UK Parliamentary Election

May 21, 2024
Culture
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White House Celebrates AANHPI Heritage Month with Music and Food

The White House Marine Band played a special tune during a reception celebrating Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander (AANHPI) Heritage Month. The song, “Sare Jahan Se Accha Hindustan… Continue reading White House Celebrates AANHPI Heritage Month with Music and Food

May 15, 2024
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Trailblazing Gen Z Indian-American Runs for Georgia State Senate

  Ashwin Ramaswami, a young Democratic candidate, has made waves as he emerges as the pioneering Gen Z Indian-American vying for a position in the state legislature of the United… Continue reading Trailblazing Gen Z Indian-American Runs for Georgia State Senate

May 13, 2024
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Chess Prodigy Gukesh Receives Hero’s Welcome Upon Historic Tournament Win

Indian chess grandmaster D Gukesh touched down in Chennai to a rousing reception after his momentous victory at the prestigious Candidates Chess Tournament held recently in Toronto, Canada. Hundreds of… Continue reading Chess Prodigy Gukesh Receives Hero’s Welcome Upon Historic Tournament Win

April 26, 2024