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US SELECTS ITS INDIAN BEAUTY QUEENS

61 contestants from 30 states participate in Miss India USA, Mrs. India USA and Miss Teen India USA organized by Dharmatma and Neelam Saran Our BureauNew York Vaidehi Dongre, a resident of Troy, Michigan, was crowned Miss India USA 2021....

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To Space and back, Sirisha Bandla touches a new height

With an hour-long voyage on billionaire Richard Branson’s Virgin Galactic vessel, the researcher becomes the third Indian American woman to fly Our BureauNew York, NY Sirisha Bandla, vice president of government affairs and research operations at Branson’s Virgin Galactic, became...

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Team led by Indian Americans wins ExploraVision competition

Our BureauNew Jersey, NJ An Indian American-led team from Morganville, New Jersey, was victorious in the Grades 7 through 9 section of the 29th annual Toshiba/NSTA ExploraVision competition. The competition featured shared innovative proposals to help overcome some of the...

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Writers compile a book on historic election of Kamala Harris

‘Kamala Harris and the Rise of Indian Americans’ is written by an influential group of decision makers Our BureauNew York A group of influential Indian-Americans, scholars, diplomats and entrepreneurs have come together to write an anthology to document the historic...

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Abhimanyu Mishra becomes youngest-ever chess grandmaster

Our BureauNew York Abhimanyu Mishra, a 12-year-old player, scored his third GM norm in Budapest, having already crossed the required 2500 Elo rating barrier. "Mishra defeated the 15-year-old Indian GM Leon Luke Mendonca with the black pieces, securing a performance...