Inside the governors' reception hosted by Indian Ambassador to the US Navtej Sarna -- a first in more than 15 years.Monal Sarkar checks out the attendees. IMAGE: Indian Ambassador to the US Navtej Sarna, right, greets Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe, the chair of the National Governors Association, and NGA Vice-Chair, Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval, centre at his home in Washington, DC.Photograph: Kind courtesy IndianUSA/Facebook.com At least 25 American governors -- and special ... Rediff.com, 3 weeks ago
Nikki Haley becomes the first Indian-American to serve on a Cabinet rank position in any presidential administration in the United States. The United States Senate has confirmed Nikki Haley as the next Ambassador to the United Nations, making her the first Indian-American to serve on a Cabinet rank position in any presidential administration in the US. Senate Foreign Relations Committee had on Tuesday overwhelmingly approved the nomination of The South Carolina Governor as the next US ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago Senate panel approves Haley's nomination for US envoy to UN Business Standard, 1 month ago 'Haley's confirmation hearing for US envoy to UN next week' 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
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
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, 1 month ago
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