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Chhath Puja Celebrated In US By Indian-Americans

Nov 12, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The hundreds of Indian-Americans flocked to river banks, lakes and makeshift water bodies across the US to celebrate Chhath Puja.

Early Celebration Of India's 75th Independence Day Begins Among The Indian-American Community In USA

Aug 13, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

'This is a historic moment for all of 1.4 billion people in India and 4.5 million Indian-Americans. To celebrate the occasion, we are unfurling the largest flag on Times Square,' said Ankur Vaidya, FIA president


Indian-American Surgeon Atul Gawande Gets Joe Biden's Nomination For Senior USAID Position

Atul Gawande is a surgeon, author, and public health researcher from the United States. He works at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts, where he specialises in general and endocrine surgery.

Who Are The Defiant Indian Diasporas?

Apr 17, 2021 Shrikant Borkar

The NRI is not just a status quoist looking for a prosperous life abroad. Witness the Ambedkarite diaspora, a vital source of agency for real social-political change back home.


Texas School To Be Named After Indian-American Sonal Bhuchar

The Fort Bend Independent School District (FBISD) Board of Trustees unanimously approved naming upcoming elementary school 53, after Sonal, who died 2019.

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21 January, 2021

Indian-American Who Wrote Joe Biden's Inaugural Address Praised For Powerful Words

Outlook Web Bureau

Telangana's Vinay Reddy has been praised for his 'calming' and 'inspiring' words in Joe Biden's inauguration speech


19 January, 2021

Pre-Inauguration, Musings On What It Means To Be An American

Isheeta Ganguly

Third-generation kids didn’t have to prove their patriotism by clicking a picture with a politician as they were not under any pressure like their immigrant parents to ‘payback’.


17 January, 2021

Meet 20 Indian-Americans In Joe Biden's Cabinet; 17 At Key WH Positions

Outlook Web Bureau

It is also for the first time ever that so many Indian-Americans have been roped into a presidential administration ever before the inauguration


27 December, 2020

US Honours 10 Indian-Americans For Promoting Hindu Culture

PTI

Prime Minister Narendra Modi congratulated the winners


21 December, 2020

No Evidence That New Coronavirus Strain Is Deadlier: Biden's Covid-19 Advisor Vivek Murthy

PTI

Masking, keeping physical distance, and washing hands remain pillars of preventing Covid transmission, he added


16 December, 2020

Indian-American Raja Chari Among 3 Astronauts Selected For SpaceX Mission

PTI

This will be the first spaceflight for Chari, who became a NASA astronaut in 2017.


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11 December, 2020

Indian-American Raja Jon Selected For NASA's Manned Moon Mission

PTI

Raja Jon Vurputoor Chari, is the only Indian-American in the list of 18 astronauts.


10 December, 2020

Indian-American Pramila Jayapal Elected As Chair Of Powerful Congressional Caucus

PTI

Jayapal was the first Indian-American woman to be elected to the US House of Representatives in 2016.


08 December, 2020

Indian-Origin Health Expert Anil Soni Appointed Chief Of The WHO Foundation

PTI

Mr Soni served as a senior advisor to the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation previously and is an alumnus of McKinsey and Harvard College.


30 November, 2020

Joe Biden To Nominate Indian-American Neera Tanden As Budget Chief: Report

PTI

Neera Tanden would be the first woman of colour to head the White House Office of Management and Budget if selected.


29 November, 2020

US Lawmaker Raja Krishnamoorthi Says Chinese Construction Along LAC A 'Provocative Measure'

PTI

The Democratic Congressman says, 'It would also fit the pattern of their conduct in the South China Sea, where they build islands, where they try to change the facts.'


16 November, 2020

Biden's Covid-19 Advisor Vivek Murthy Hints At A Nationwide Lockdown in US

PTI

Murthy served as the US surgeon general during Obama-era and is expected to get a prominent position in the next Biden-Harris administration.


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11 November, 2020

Indian-American Kash Patel Named Chief Of Staff To Acting US Defence Secretary

PTI

After his schooling in New York and college in Richmond, Virginia, Kash Patel went to Florida where he was a state public defender for four years.


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A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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