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4 Indian-Americans among 2024 Rhodes Scholarship winners

4 Indian-Americans among 2024 Rhodes Scholarship winners
Mrinalini S Wadhwa, Suhaas Bhat, Nayantara K Arora and Aishani Aatresh are among 32 scholars who were selected via in-person interviews for the first time since Covid pandemic, and will begin their graduate studies in October 2024.

4 Indian-Americans among 2024 Rhodes Scholarship winners

Biden honours 2 Indian-American scientists with National Medals

Biden honours 2 Indian-American scientists with National Medals
US President Joe Biden has honoured two Indian-American scientists -- Subra Suresh and Ashok Gadgil -- with National Medals for their pioneering contributions in the fields of science and technology innovation at a ceremony in White House.

Biden honours 2 Indian-American scientists with National Medals

Introducing Pfc. Jaskirat Singh The First Sikh to Graduate Marine Corps Boot Camp with Beard

Introducing Pfc. Jaskirat Singh The First Sikh to Graduate Marine Corps Boot Camp with Beard
When told that he would not be allowed to wear a turban and keep unshorn hair and beards at boot camp, Pfc. Singh felt that he was being forced to choose between his faith and his chosen career of military service — even though he knew that he could meet the Marine Corps' need for discipline and unit cohesion, as Sikhs have done for over a decade in other branches of the U.S. military. 

Introducing Pfc. Jaskirat Singh The First Sikh to Graduate Marine Corps Boot Camp with Beard

Indian-origin scientist develops artificial multisensory neuron to make AI smarter

Indian-origin scientist develops artificial multisensory neuron to make AI smarter
Researchers led by an Indian-origin scientist in the US have harnessed the biological concept for application in artificial intelligence (AI) to develop the first artificial, multisensory integrated neuron that processes visual and tactile input together. Led by Saptarshi Das, associate professor of engineering science and mechanics at Penn State, the team published their work in the journal Nature Communication. 

Indian-origin scientist develops artificial multisensory neuron to make AI smarter

India-born FedEx CEO Raj Subramaniam wins top biz award for Asian Americans

India-born FedEx CEO Raj Subramaniam wins top biz award for Asian Americans
Raj Subramaniam, the India-born President and CEO of FedEx Corporation, will be receiving the 2023 Pinnacle Award -- the highest honour bestowed at the 2023 Outstanding 50 Asian Americans in Business Award. In the awards instituted by the Asian American Business Development Center (AABDC), Subramaniam will be honoured along with 50 Asian American executives at a gala dinner at Cipriani Wall Street on September 21.

India-born FedEx CEO Raj Subramaniam wins top biz award for Asian Americans

Indian-American Congresswoman introduces resolution for 9/11 racism victims

Indian-American Congresswoman introduces resolution for 9/11 racism victims
The resolution called for the creation of an interagency task force to work with community-based organisations to review government policies, investigate and document their impact, and dismantle those policies that continue to profile and unfairly target these communities.  

Indian-American Congresswoman introduces resolution for 9/11 racism victims