Warriors complete comeback, advance to NBA Finals for second straight season

Warriors complete comeback, advance to NBA Finals for second straight season

OAKLAND, Calif. (Diya TV) — After seven games of the most dramatic basketball the NBA has ever seen, reigning two-time MVP Stephen Curry showcased a magical 36-point performance, propelling the…

Bikram Choudhury of ‘Bikram Yoga Fame’ leaves U.S. to set up shop in Mumbai

Bikram Choudhury of ‘Bikram Yoga Fame’ leaves U.S. to set up shop in Mumbai

LOS ANGELES (Diya TV) — Bikram Choudhury, the controversial hot yoga guru who earlier this year was ordered by a judge to pay $7.5 million in punitive damages to his former attorney after…

India’s first start-up hostel opens in Bangaluru

India’s first start-up hostel opens in Bangaluru

BENGALURU (Diya TV) — Located in one of India’s largest startup hubs, the newly minted hostel Construkt sits in a three-story building painted in cheery orange and white. Inside, you might…

AAPI Survey shows how Indian Americans plan to vote in this upcoming U.S. election

AAPI Survey shows how Indian Americans plan to vote in this upcoming U.S. election

SAN FRANCISCO (Diya TV) — Indian-Americans are among the most ardent supporters of the Democratic Party, according to a recent study conducted by The Center for American Progress and Asian…

ICC Table Tennis Center raises $150K to send Bay Area athletes to Rio Olympics

ICC Table Tennis Center raises $150K to send Bay Area athletes to Rio Olympics

MILPITAS, Calif. (Diya TV) — This year, the Indian Community Center table tennis program — the largest and most successful program in the nation — is sending four Bay Area athletes to Rio de…

Indian-American kids declared co-champions of Scripps National Spelling Bee

Indian-American kids declared co-champions of Scripps National Spelling Bee

WASHINGTON, DC (Diya TV) — In a battle that rivaled any NBA playoff game, Nihar Janga and Jairam Hathwar outlasted thousands of spellers from around the nation and were named co-champions of…

7 out of 10 Scripps Spelling Bee Finalists are Indian American

7 out of 10 Scripps Spelling Bee Finalists are Indian American

NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. (Diya TV) — After seven rounds of the Scripps National Spelling Bee, just 10 contestants remain to compete for the title of spelling champion during Thursday’s final…

New Delhi student Sheryas Kapur wins “Google Thinking Big Award” at the Intel Engineering Fair in Arizona

New Delhi student Sheryas Kapur wins “Google Thinking Big Award” at the Intel Engineering Fair in Arizona

PHOENIX (Diya TV) — Shreyas Kapur, a student of Delhi’s Modern School, was the grand prize winner of the Google Thinking Big Award at Intel’s International Science and Engineering Fair…

Scripps’ Youngest Speller sent home but still steals the show

Scripps’ Youngest Speller sent home but still steals the show

OXON HILL, Md. (Diya TV) — Six-year-old Akash Vukoti was 1 1/2 when his uncle asked him to spell the word “spoon” during a family trip to India. He got it right, and a year later, his…

Santa Clara fire destroys 8 business including Radhe Chaat & Kumar Jewelers

Santa Clara fire destroys 8 business including Radhe Chaat & Kumar Jewelers

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (Diya TV) — A five-alarm fire which burned for hours on Wednesday at the Rancho Shopping Center on El Camino Real in the South Bay ripped through retail stores and left…

Indian American students sweep the National Geographic Bee, Rishi Nair from Florida takes first place

Indian American students sweep the National Geographic Bee, Rishi Nair from Florida takes first place

WASHINGTON (Diya TV) — This year’s edition of the National Geographic Bee resulted in a clean sweep for a trio of Indian American students, where Rishi Nair, Saketh Jonnalagadda and Kapi…

Why is the Taj Mahal turning green? And what is India doing about it

Why is the Taj Mahal turning green? And what is India doing about it

NEW DELHI (Diya TV) — India’s iconic Taj Mahal has been threatened in recent weeks by insect excrement — environmentalists say that bugs that have migrated from the polluted Yamuna river are…

Former Indian consulate driver Hitender Kumar in Sydney wins unfair dismissal case

Former Indian consulate driver Hitender Kumar in Sydney wins unfair dismissal case

SYDNEY (Diya TV) — Australia’s Fair Work Commission ordered the Consulate of India on Tuesday to pay his former driver $10,620 in compensation for his unfair dismissal in March last year…

19 South Asians prominent in the 160 Presidential Scholars List

19 South Asians prominent in the 160 Presidential Scholars List

WASHINGTON (Diya TV) — Nineteen Indian American and South Asian students have been named among the 160 high school students selected for the 52nd class of U.S. Scholars, an honor award annually to…

India launches Mini Space Shuttle

India launches Mini Space Shuttle

NEW DELHI (Diya TV) — India this week has launched an unmanned model spacecraft, joining in efforts to develop the world’s next reusable craft since NASA suspended the Space Shuttle program…

Telangana’s IT minister heads to Silicon Valley, hopes to turn Hyderabad into a Global business city once again

Telangana’s IT minister heads to Silicon Valley, hopes to turn Hyderabad into a Global business city once again

(Diya TV) — Kalvakuntla Taraka Rama Rao, better known as KTR, is the son of the first and current Chief Minister of Telangana, K Chandrashekhar Rao, and currently serves as the Minister of…