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Two Indian-American technocrats among top 50 IT leaders of the year

May 05, 2022 1:18 pm

Edathil, who is the Director of Enterprise Solution Services for the Texas Department of Information Resources (DIR), has led Texas ahead in cloud ranking in the US. He has also launched the state's Artificial Intelligence Centre of Excellence.

Indian American sworn in as assistant secretary of commerce for global markets in US

April 26, 2022 11:01 am

Arun Venkataraman was appointed by US President Joe Biden and confirmed by the Senate on April 7 to lead the federal government's efforts to promote exports abroad and attract inward investment, an official release said.

Biden announces his intent to nominate 2 Indian Americans to key administrative positions

April 02, 2022 10:26 am

Vinay Singh has been nominated as Chief Financial Officer, Department of Housing and Urban Development; and Kalpana Kotagal is the nominee for Commissioner on the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.

Three Indian Americans appointed as White House fellows

October 19, 2021 9:36 am

Indian Americans who made it to the list are Joy Basu and Sunny Patel from California; and Aakash Shah from New Jersey.

Latest US census figures testament to vital role of Indian Americans in country's progress: Congressman

September 03, 2021 1:03 pm

Today, in the US, almost 80 per cent of Indian-Americans have a college degree, possess the highest per capita income of any community, have a major presence in highly competitive fields, including computer science and finance, and almost 10 per cent of American doctors are of Indian descent.

Nine of 11 US Spelling Bee finalists this year are Indian-Americans

June 29, 2021 11:21 am

The 11 spellers will compete for the champion title during the 2021 Scripps National Spelling Bee Finals on July 8.

Facing deportation, Indian youngsters across America reach out to White House and lawmakers

June 25, 2021 1:59 pm

There are 200,000 such young Americans, who have spent their entire childhood and teenage in the US, who are facing the prospects of imminent deportation to the country of their origin as they have either attained the age of 21 or about to reach that age, after which they can no longer be dependent on their parent's visas.

Biden recognized incredible contribution of Indian American community: Spokesperson

March 12, 2021 10:49 am

"Indian-of-descent Americans (sic) are taking over the country. You (Swati Mohan), my vice president (Kamala Harris), my speech writer (Vinay Reddy)," Biden said in a virtual interaction with NASA scientists who were involved in the historic landing of Perseverance at Mars.

Indian-American energy expert appointed to key position in agriculture department

February 23, 2021 9:49 am

Bidisha Bhattacharyya on Monday was appointed as Senior Policy Advisor in the Farm Service Agency (FSA).

Indian-origin employee at UN announces her candidacy for its Secretary-General

February 13, 2021 2:38 pm

Arora Akanksha, 34, working as an audit coordinator for the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), said she will run for the post of the world’s top diplomat and launched her campaign #AroraForSG this month.