Four Indian-Americans selected for Great Immigrant awards

Four Indian-Americans selected for Great Immigrant awards

SAN FRANCISCO (Diya TV) — Four Indian-Americans, including Google chief executive Sundar Pichai, have been selected among 42 U.S. nationals to be honored with this year’s “Great…

World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim visits India

World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim visits India

NEW DELHI (Diya TV) — World Bank Group president Jim Yong Kim is currently on a two-day visit in India, where he is reviewing the progress of priority areas identified by Prime Minister Narendra…

Five suspected ISIS sympathizers arrested in Hyderabad

Five suspected ISIS sympathizers arrested in Hyderabad

HYDERABAD (Diya TV) — Five men, including a software engineer and his brother were arrested Wednesday in Hyderabad on suspicion of plotting a series of attacks on behalf of the Islamic State…

U.S. Official: ‘One country cannot stop international consensus’ in India’s NSG bid

U.S. Official: ‘One country cannot stop international consensus’ in India’s NSG bid

WASHINGTON (Diya TV) — The U.S. has made public its backing of India’s bid to become members of the Nuclear Suppliers Group, and one country cannot stop international consensus on this, a…

Republican Senator seeks to halt issuance of green cards and visas to India

Republican Senator seeks to halt issuance of green cards and visas to India

WASHINGTON (Diya TV) — Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) has proposed a new method to “punish” so-called recalcitrant countries, those who refuse to take back illegal immigrants, including…

Turkey airport attack: 28 dead, 60 injured, officials say

Turkey airport attack: 28 dead, 60 injured, officials say

(Diya TV) — At least 28 people have been killed and 60 wounded in a terror attack Istanbul Ataturk Airport in Turkey, Istanbul Gov. Vasip Sahin said early Wednesday. Three bombers were also…

Hindu American Foundation kicks off inaugural policy conference on Capitol Hill

Hindu American Foundation kicks off inaugural policy conference on Capitol Hill

WASHINGTON (Diya TV) — The Hindu American Foundation last week hosted a three-day summit in the nation’s capital, its first-ever policy conference was merged with the 13th annual D.C…

Trump alleges Clinton Foundation donations by Indian Americans as quid pro quo

Trump alleges Clinton Foundation donations by Indian Americans as quid pro quo

WASHINGTON (Diya TV) — Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has mounted an attack against Democratic rival Hillary Clinton over donations that were made to her family foundation…

Indian American professor receives Department of Defense funding for lung cancer research

Indian American professor receives Department of Defense funding for lung cancer research

SAN FRANCISCO (Diya TV) — Animesh Ray, a professors at the Keck Graduate Institute, recently saw his research on lung cancer drug resistance approved for further funding by the U.S. Department of…

Indian-American youth raises over $1,000 for Los Angeles schoolchildren

Indian-American youth raises over $1,000 for Los Angeles schoolchildren

LOS ANGELES (Diya TV) — Rahul Arjun John Yates, an 11-year-old Indian-American middle school student from Souther California recently used his graduation party as a platform to fundraise for…

Indian-American comedian Aziz Ansari fears for family’s safety under a Trump administration

Indian-American comedian Aziz Ansari fears for family’s safety under a Trump administration

SAN FRANCISCO (Diya TV) — Comedian, actor and director Aziz Ansari, creator of the Netflix hit “Master of None,” says he would fear for the wellbeing of his family under the…

After four decades, Mysore palace witnesses “The Royal Wedding”

After four decades, Mysore palace witnesses “The Royal Wedding”

MYSORE, India (DIYA TV) After nearly 40 years, Mysore Palace was illuminated and  witnessed the Royal Wedding of the Wadiyar Family on 27th June, 2016 in Mysore. The 27th king of the Wadiyar…

SCOTUS rules domestic abusers with misdemeanors can lose their right to own guns

SCOTUS rules domestic abusers with misdemeanors can lose their right to own guns

WASHINGTON (Diya TV) — The Supreme Court ruled today in a 6-2 vote that domestic abusers who have been convicted of misdemeanors can have their gun ownership rights revoked. In the majority…

Obama, Pichai & Zuckerburg preach entrepreneurship at GES

Obama, Pichai & Zuckerburg preach entrepreneurship at GES

STANFORD, Calif. (Diya TV) — President Barack Obama, Facebook co-founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg and Google CEO Sundar Pichai took centerstage Friday to deliver a singular…

Warriors head coach Steve Kerr on gun control: ‘Our government is insane, we are insane’

Warriors head coach Steve Kerr on gun control: ‘Our government is insane, we are insane’

SAN FRANCISCO (Diya TV) — Warriors head coach Steve Kerr, whose father Malcom was assassinated by a gunmen in Lebanon in 1984, on Friday decided to get a little political during a guest appearance…

Sampat Shivangi elected president of Indian American forum for Political education at the RNC next month in Cleveland

Sampat Shivangi elected president of Indian American forum for Political education at the RNC next month in Cleveland

WASHINGTON (Diya TV) — Sampat Shivangi, the national president of Indian-American Forum for Political Education and a long-time Republican leader, has been elected as a Republican…