Chicago sources stated that over four decades after he began his scientific engagement with gravitational science, Professor Abhay Ashtekar is set to receive the prestigious Einstein Prize conferred by the American Physical Society (APS). Meanwhile the prize for 2018, which carries an award of $10,000, is scheduled to be announced on October 23. Its citation reads: “For numerous and seminal contributions
Atlanta sources reported that Entrepreneur and CEO of MSys Technologies Sanjay Sehgal has been honored as the top among the six shortlisted honorees for Upper Market Entrepreneur Awards at the TiE Atlanta Top Entrepreneur Awards 2018 held at the Avalon Conference Center in Alpharetta, GA on September 28, 2018. Accordingly the awards recognize the enthusiasm and innovation of entrepreneurs
According to sources the depreciating rupee has affected most Indians either directly or indirectly, but it has benefited non-resident Indians (NRIs) when it comes to investing in Indian real estate in India. Meanwhile the depreciation has put more rupees in NRIs’ hands, making properties cheaper for them than they were earlier.
Atlanta sources stated that Dr. Parag Soni is an orthodontist. He is affiliated with the American Dental Association, the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the Georgia Dental Association and the American Board of Ophthalmology. He moved to Dalton, GA in the winter of 2008 and opened the Dalton location of Soni Orthodontics in July 2009. Dr. Soni opened a secondary location in Fort Oglethorpe, GA in the summer of 2011.
Atlanta sources reported that Speaking on the announcement, Ajoy Misra, MD & CEO, Tata Global Beverages Limited said “Sumitro has created a strong foundation for Tata Starbucks in India and Navin is the right person to build on the momentum we are seeing in the market. We are pleased to bring on a seasoned leader
Washington sources reported that Google CEO Sundar Pichai met Republican lawmakers here on Friday and agreed to testify before the House Judiciary Committee in November to allay concerns over privacy issues and the tech giant’s entry into the Chinese market. As per report Pichai confirmed to testify in November during a private meeting with GOP lawmakers on Capitol Hill.
United Nations sources stated that eminent academic and economic adviser to the Kerala government, Gita Gopinath, was appointed on Monday as Director of the International Monetary Fund’s Research Department. Meanwhile when announcing the appointment, IMF Managing Director
Mumbai sources reported that Village Rockstars” was selected as India’s official entry to the 91st Academy Awards on Saturday, following which members of the Film Federation of India (FFI) urged the Indian film industry and the government to promote the Assamese film for the final round. The chairman of the committee S.V. Rajendra Singh Babu, also a veteran film producer, made the announcement.
New Delhi sources stated that Adhunika Prakash, who founded non-profit Breastfeeding Support for Indian Moms in Pune, was on Monday selected among five global leaders for $1 million award each by Facebook as part of its Community Leadership Program. Meanwhile apart from Prakash, Chetana Misra who founded Mompreneurs India and Tamanna Dhamija who created Baby Destination were
New York sources reported that the US National Cancer Institute has give the “Outstanding Investigator Award” to Professor Arul Chinnaiyan, from the University of Michigan, and $6.5 million in funding over seven years, to identify cancer biomarkers to improve diagnosis and develop new targeted therapies.
Washington sources reported that the Justice Department said an Indian origin doctor has pleaded guilty to a healthcare fraud in the US. Meanwhile Jayam Krishna Iyer, 66, from Clearwater, Florida, pleaded guilty to one count of the healthcare fraud earlier this week and faces a maximum penalty
Washington sources reported that Indian American Congressman Ro Khanna has said that he wants to revoke Myanmar State Counselor Suu Kyi’s Congressional Gold Medal, the highest civilian honor in the US, which was bestowed on her with much fanfare six years ago. Meanwhile Nobel Peace Prize
Washington sources reported that Indian-American Congressman Pramila Jayapal has said Americans are recognizing that they don’t trust the US President who has maintained that he knew nothing about what was went on in his campaign. Meanwhile her comments came after Donald Trump’s former campaign manager Paul Manafort pleaded guilty to conspiracy charges last week.
New York sources reported that India continues to remain on the White House list of countries that are “major” transit points for or producer of illicit drugs. Meanwhile the annual list was released on Tuesday as US President Donald Trump prepared for a global campaign against drugs at the UN later in September and moreover the 21 countries on it include Pakistan, Afghanistan, Mexico and Colombia.
Bengaluru sources stated that the California based Marconi Society, which has instituted the award, said on Tuesday that Indian born woman research scholar from the University of Washington won the Paul Baran Young Scholar Award for 2018 for using smart phones to detect life-threatening symptoms.