Abhijit Das planning to run for Massachusetts Congress

Tyngsborough, Mass. (Diya TV) — Abhijit Das, the president and CEO of Troca Hotels announced he is running for the 3dr District Congress in Massachusetts. The Democrat candidate made the official…

Surbhi Sarna honored with Harker School distinguished alumni award

Surbhi Sarna honored with Harker School distinguished alumni award

SAN JOSE, Calif. (Diya TV) — Surbhi Sarna was named the recipient of the 2017 Distinguished Alumni Award by Harker School’s Office of Alumni Relations. She was honored at homecoming on Sept…

Ajit Pai confirmed by Senate for second term at FCC

Ajit Pai confirmed by Senate for second term at FCC

WASHINGTON (Diya TV) — FCC Chairman Ajit Pai was confirmed by the U.S. Senate for the second five-year term. The 44-year-old was confirmed with a 52-41 vote to remain the Federal Communications…

Oracle NetSuite Open Attracts World’s Best Squash Players to Bay Area

Oracle NetSuite Open Attracts World’s Best Squash Players to Bay Area

SAN FRANCISCO (Diya TV) — Featuring the highest-caliber professional men’s and women’s squash athletes ever hosted in the San Francisco Bay Area, the 2017 Oracle NetSuite Open Squash Championships…

Health Secretary Tom Price Resigns; Seema Verma May Be Top Choice for Replacement

Health Secretary Tom Price Resigns; Seema Verma May Be Top Choice for Replacement

WASHINGTON (Diya TV) — Trapped amidst a scandal regarding use of private planes for official business, U.S. Health Secretary Tom Price has resigned. The 62-year-old Price resigned on Sept. 29…

UC Berkeley Free Speech Lawsuit Addressed in Court

SAN FRANCISCO (Diya TV) — A lawsuit suing UC Berkeley for suppressing the students’ first amendment rights to free speech, was heard in the United States District Court for the Northern…

Pratham raises $3.8 million at gala in New York

Pratham raises $3.8 million at gala in New York

NEW YORK (Diya TV) — Pratham, one of the largest educational nonprofits in India raised over $3.8 million at its New York Tri-State Gala on September 15 at the Cipriani Wall Street. Attended by…

Tollywood’s SPYder debuts strong first weekend at US box offices

Tollywood’s SPYder debuts strong first weekend at US box offices

LOS ANGELES (Diya TV) — Mahesh Babu’s Telugu-Tamil language thriller SPYder reeled in over $1 million at American theaters in its opening week. SPYder becomes only the third Indian film this year…

Saturday Night Live hires Indian-American Nimesh Patel

Saturday Night Live hires Indian-American Nimesh Patel

NEW YORK (Diya TV) — Nimesh Patel is among the latest recruits at Saturday Night Live. Patel gained acclaim for writing the stand-up roast of President Donald Trump. Hasan Minhaj delivered the…

Akshaya Patra Foundation receives $1M pledge from Vista Equity Partners; raises $500K at annual event

Akshaya Patra Foundation receives $1M pledge from Vista Equity Partners; raises $500K at annual event

  SAN FRANCISO (Diya TV) — Vista Equity Partners, the world’s leading private equity firm pledged $1 million to Akshaya Patra over five years to aid in the Foundation’s mid-day meal plan…

Indian American couple gifts $200M to Nova Southeastern University

Indian American couple gifts $200M to Nova Southeastern University

TAMPA BAY, Flor. (Diya TV) — A $200 million philanthropic commitment made by cardiologist Dr. Kiran Patel and his wife, pediatrician Dr. Pallavi Patel was the largest in Nova Southeastern…

Google launches mobile payment App Tez tailored to Indian users

Google launches mobile payment App Tez tailored to Indian users

Google launches mobile payment App Tez tailored to Indian users

Mahindra and Ford Announce Strategic Cooperation

Mahindra and Ford Announce Strategic Cooperation

DEARBORN, Mich. (Diya TV) — Designed at leveraging the benefits of Ford and Mahindra’s strengths, Mahindra Group and Ford Motor Company announced a strategic alliance. A Sept. 18 announcement by…

Duke University Opens India office in Bengaluru

Duke University Opens India office in Bengaluru

Duke University Opens India office in Bengaluru