TiEcon 2017 to honor Ravi Mhatre at 25th annual convention

TiEcon 2017 to honor Ravi Mhatre at 25th annual convention

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (Diya TV) — TiE Silicon Valley has announced the organization’s 2017 conference, a celebration that will commemorate the body’s 25th anniversary, the event will…

Baltimore county to honor 3 south asians for Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

Baltimore county to honor 3 south asians for Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

SAN FRANCISCO (Diya TV) — Baltimore County announced this week the 2017 recipients of the county’s Asian American Excellence Award — a recognition event to be held in May, which is…

Harvard student Neil Davey invited to TEDx for diagnostic tool innovation

Harvard student Neil Davey invited to TEDx for diagnostic tool innovation

SAN FRANCISCO (Diya TV) — Neil Davey, and Indian American student at Harvard University, has developed a device that can diagnose malaria in a more cost effective and time efficient way. Davey and…

IIT alum, Stanford researcher Sayak Banerjee reported missing by wife

IIT alum, Stanford researcher Sayak Banerjee reported missing by wife

SAN CARLOS, Calif. (Diya TV) — The San Mateo County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in finding a missing 33-year-old Indian American man. Sayak Banerjee, who lives on…

Nikki Haley, Syed Akbaruddin meet to discuss US India relationship

Nikki Haley, Syed Akbaruddin meet to discuss US India relationship

NEW YORK (Diya TV) — U.S. ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley met this week with Syed Akbaruddin, India’s permanent representative to the United Nations, the two held talks at…

Bollywood Star Vinod Khanna dead at 70

Bollywood Star Vinod Khanna dead at 70

MUMBAI (Diya TV) — Veteran Bollywood sensation Vinod Khanna passed on Thursday at the age of 70, according to a hospital statement. Khanna died of advanced bladder cancer on Thursday morning…

Chicago Rep. Raja Krishnamoorthi meets with South Asian leaders on growing hate crime concerns 

Chicago Rep. Raja Krishnamoorthi meets with South Asian leaders on growing hate crime concerns 

CHICAGO (Diya TV) — Illinois congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi has been working proactively with members of the Hindu, Sikh, Jain, and Muslim-American communities in and around his district to speak…

Indian-American Doctors React to sacking of Vivek Murthy

Indian-American Doctors React to sacking of Vivek Murthy

WASHINGTON (Diya TV) — A top body of Indian-American doctors have publicly reacted with shock and disappointment over the firing of former Surgeon General Vivek Murthy, who was appointed by former…

What China’s newest Aircraft Carrier means for India

What China’s newest Aircraft Carrier means for India

SAN FRANCISCO (Diya TV) — The launch of China’s second aircraft carrier, expected as soon as this week, will be received by the Indian government as an important reminder of just how far…

Facebook to allow staff to participate in May Political Protests

Facebook to allow staff to participate in May Political Protests

SAN FRANCISCO (Diya TV) — Facebook said it won’t punish employees who take time off to join pro-immigrant protests on May 1. And, in a nod to security staff, janitors, shuttle-bus drivers…

FCC Chairman Ajit Pai expected to debut new net neutrality plans on Wednesday

FCC Chairman Ajit Pai expected to debut new net neutrality plans on Wednesday

WASHINGTON (Diya TV) — Federal Communications Commission chairman Ajit Pai will kick off the process to scrap the Obama administration’s net neutrality rules on Wednesday, according to sources…

101-year-old Man Kaur wins gold at World Masters Games

101-year-old Man Kaur wins gold at World Masters Games

SAN FRANCISCO (Diya TV) — Spectators in attendance at New Zealand’s Waitakere sports complex had plenty of time to savor the most inspirational performance of the World Masters…

Arun Jaitley talks H-1B Visas, Demonetization and India’s Global Investment

Arun Jaitley talks H-1B Visas, Demonetization and India’s Global Investment

WASHINGTON (Diya TV) — Arun Jaitley, India’s Finance Minister, provided an update on his discussion with U.S. officials regarding the Indian tech industries’ fear of getting an…

Amit Chakrabarti named dean of Arts and Sciences college at K-State

Amit Chakrabarti named dean of Arts and Sciences college at K-State

SAN FRANCISCO (Diya TV) — Following an extensive national search, Kansas State University has named Amit Chakrabarti as its new dean of the College of Arts and Sciences. Chakrabarti has served…