Indian-American Mayoral Candidate Ravi Bhalla Officially On Ballot In Hoboken

Indian-American Mayoral Candidate Ravi Bhalla Officially On Ballot In Hoboken

HOBOKEN, N.J. (Diya TV) — Hoboken, New Jersey City council member Ravi Bhalla has officially been added to the Nov. 7 ballot for Hoboken mayor. In the upcoming election, Bhalla believes he can win. “Our team is in the best position. My greatest asset is Mayor Zimmer’s endorsement and her confidence in me,” Bhalla said. ..

Indian American Physician Vas Narasimhan Named CEO of Novartis

Indian American Physician Vas Narasimhan Named CEO of Novartis

WASHINGTON (Diya TV) — Switzerland-based biotech giant Novartis says Indian American physician Vas Narasimhan will take reins as CEO on Feb. 1. The 41-year-old Narasimhan joined Novartis in 2005. He currently serves as the company’s Global Head of Drug Development and Chief Medical Officer. He is also a member of Novartis’ Executive Committee. “Both from ..

Big night for South Asians, Riz Ahmed and Aziz Ansari take home Emmy’s

Big night for South Asians, Riz Ahmed and Aziz Ansari take home Emmy’s

LOS ANGELES (Diya TV) — British-Pakistani actor Riz Ahmed claimed a 2017 Emmy for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series. Portraying Nasir “Naz” Khan in The Night Of, Ahmed plays a Pakistani college student who becomes caught up in a homicide investigation. His character also spends time in prison. “I want to say it ..

Trump promotes Raj Shah to Principal Deputy Press Secretary

Trump promotes Raj Shah to Principal Deputy Press Secretary

WASHINGTON (Diya TV) — President Donald Trump appointed Indian-American Raj Shah as Deputy Assistant to the President and Principal Deputy Press Secretary on Sept. 12. Shah formerly served as Deputy Assistant to the President and Deputy Communications Director. The appointment advances Shah’s status in the Trump regime. Shah, who has long been a main researcher ..

US official Alice Wells says India’s rising middle class could mean a demand for US exports

WASHINGTON (Diya TV) — Acting Assistant Secretary, Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs and Acting Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan Alice Wells says rising standards of living in India will drive demand for U.S. products, services and energy. Wells claims the emergence of 350 million middle class consumers will drive Indian growth, while offering major ..

Manka Dhingra wins Washington State Senate primary

Manka Dhingra wins Washington State Senate primary

SEATTLE (Diya TV) — Indian-American Democrat Manka Dhingra claimed an August 1 primary win in Washington’s 45th Legislative District, defeating Republican Jinyoung Lee Englund. The 42-year-old Sikh American garnered 51.05 percent votes, receiving 14,605 of the 28,612 votes cast ina  race that head there candidates and some write-in votes. The Senate seat became vacant with ..