A 31-year-old Indian-American entrepreneur has entered the governor’s race in New Jersey, the elections for which are scheduled for later this year. Harsh Vardhan Singh, a Republican, entered the race with a promise to cut property taxes and make New Jersey a national technology leader. If elected in the November gubernatorial elections, Singh would succeed outgoing Governor Chris Christie. However, he faces a tough Republican primary on June 6, 2017. There are at least four popular ... Rediff.com, 11 hours ago
The new chief of America's Federal Communications Commission is not a fan of net neutrality.So what's his vision of communications and digital policy in these times?We find out... IMAGE: Ajit Pai at a Federal Communications Commission Net Neutrality hearing in Washington in February 2015. He was then an FCC Commissioner. Photograph: Yuri Gripas/Reuters When the time came for United States President Donald Trump to name the chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, FCC, the choice was ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
A modern day prince and princess are getting married in Bengaluru this weekend.We look at their families and their fascinating connections to each other. Mumbai Mirror alerted us to the Big Royal Shaadi in Bengaluru this weekend. The groom is Akshay Bhansali, a producer for MTV New York. The bride is Krutika Raje Ghorpade. Akshay will be 38 on September 19. Krutika will be 28 on October 19. Akshay's father is Dr Siddharth Bhansali, a Lokmanya Tilak Medical College, Mumbai-trained cardiologist ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
Nikki Haley was today sworn-in as Americas Ambassador to the United Nations, scripting history to become the first from the influential Indian- American community to serve on a Cabinet rank position in any US presidential administration. The 45-year-old ...Deccan Herald, 2 months ago
[United States], Jan. 25 (ANI): The U.S. Senate has approved the name of South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley as the country's next ambassador to the United Nations. Halley's name was confirmed by the Senate, after the lawmakers voted 96-4 in her favour . She ...Sify, 2 months ago It's official! Indian-American Nikki Haley to be new US envoy to UN Sify, 2 months ago Nikki Haley confirmed as new US envoy to UN Rediff.com, 2 months ago Senate panel approves Haley's nomination for US envoy to UN Business Standard, 2 months ago
Indian-Americans are experiencing unprecedented political success in the US, where the community comprise 1 per cent of the total population and for the first time ever they now also make up 1 per cent of the Congress, a media report said today. US Congress ...Business Standard, 2 months ago
Well-known Indian-American comedian and television star Aziz Ansari will host NBC's television sketch comedy and variety show Saturday Night Live on January 21, making history as its first host of South Asian descent.The news comes on the heels of a big year for 33-year-old Ansari. The standup comic and television star won his first Emmy for outstanding writing for a comedy series after earning a total of four nominations for his Netflix series Master of None, The Washington Post reported.His ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
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