Indian American

Indian-origin health tech start-up executives convicted on USD 1 billion corporate fraud charges

The three accused sold advertising inventory the company did not have to the clients of health technology company Outcome Health, then under-delivered on its advertising campaigns.

published on : 12th April 2023

Indian-origin data analyst hit by bus at Boston airport, dies

Troopers interviewed the bus driver, a 54-year-old woman, and inspected the bus. She has not been charged at this point in the investigation.

published on : 3rd April 2023

Two Indian Americans charged in a stolen beer scheme appear in court 

According to the prosecutors, 37-year-old Ronald Pezzuolo employed by R L Lipton Distributors stole beer between August and October last year and sold it to them.

published on : 19th March 2023

Biden appoints two Indian American corporate leaders to his Export Council

The president on Tuesday announced a list of members he intends to appoint to the council, according to a White House press release.

published on : 1st March 2023

Indian-American astronaut nominated by President Biden for appointment as Air Force brigadier general

Air Force Colonel Chari, 45, was nominated for the appointment to the grade of brigadier general, it said in a statement.

published on : 27th January 2023

Indian-American Nikki Haley hints at exploring 2024 US presidential run

Haley, 51, then listed her accomplishments in her career, saying that as governor, she took on a state that was hurting and made it "the beast of the Southeast."

published on : 21st January 2023

Indian-American man arrested for defrauding community members in North Carolina

Kumar Arun Neppalli used "his good standing within the Indian-American community in Cary" to defraud at least 12 victims or sets of victims into giving him funds.

published on : 20th January 2023

Indian-American space expert named NASA's new chief technologist

Charania has also worked in strategy and business development for the Virgin Galactic (now Virgin Orbit) LauncherOne small satellite launch vehicle programme.

published on : 10th January 2023

Biden renominates several Indian-Americans to key US administration roles

The 118th Congress kicked off on Tuesday with the swearing-in of Senators and the start of the process of election of the Speaker of the US House of Representatives.

published on : 4th January 2023

As facial burn survivor, I represented everyone who felt excluded: Shree Saini on Miss World 2021

She wants to continue serving the world by giving the gift of encouragement by building people up and by uplifting spirits all around the world.

published on : 18th March 2022

Several eminent Indian-American women felicitated at US Capitol for their work

Congressman Danny K Davis presented the awards to these eminent women at the 10th Annual Congressional International Women's Day Gala.

published on : 18th March 2022

Indo-American chemist Sumita Mitra honoured with prestigious European Inventor Award

The award, one of Europe’s most prestigious innovation prizes, is presented annually by the European Patent Office (EPO) to recognise outstanding inventors from Europe and beyond.

published on : 19th June 2021

Texas gang leader gets 37-year jail term for robbing Indian American homes

She would generate lists of robbery targets in various states around the country, specifically families of Asian and Indian ancestry.

published on : 29th October 2019

PM Modi leaves for New York to address UN General Assembly after Howdy Modi event

PM Modi, who addressed a 50,000 strong crowd of Indian Americans at the NRG stadium at the Howdy Modi event, left for New York where he will address the UN General Assembly on September 27.

published on : 23rd September 2019

Donald Trump announces intent to appoint Indian American Prem Parameswaran to advisory committee

Parameswaran is the only Indian American among the 12 members the president intents to appoint to the President's Advisory Commission on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders.

published on : 18th January 2019

Indian-American teenager shot dead in US after he opened fire on police

An Indian-American teenager, wanted on a felony firearms possession warrant, was shot dead by a California police after he opened fire on them, officials said.

published on : 21st April 2018

Indian-Americans protest against Kathua, Unnao rapes 

Indian-American protesters displayed banners and posters seeking justice for the minor girl who was gang-raped by six men and then murdered in Jammu & Kashmir's Kathua.

published on : 19th April 2018

US Republican memo primarily written by Indian-American lawyer: The New York Times

The memo alleges FBI abused its surveillance tools during its probe into the alleged Russian collusion in the 2016 US presidential election.

published on : 3rd February 2018

Sherin Mathews case: More arrests possible, Father of three-year-old facing life term, say police

Wesley Mathews, 37, was re-arrested after the Indian-American changed his story about his adoptive daughter Sherin Mathew's mysterious disappearance over two weeks ago from their home.

published on : 25th October 2017

Hurricane Irma regains strength as category four storm, heads towards Florida

Millions of people, including thousands of Indian-Americans, in Florida braced for Hurricane Irma regained its strength as a category 4 storm as it aimed towards the coastal US state.

published on : 10th September 2017