WASHINGTON (Diya TV) — The third annual International Day of Yoga was celebrated on June 17, 2017 at Sylvan Theater on the National Mall in Washington DC. Nearly 2000 people from all walks of life attended the event and participated in these celebrations with great enthusiasm. The programme started with screening of the video messages ..
OAKLAND, Calif. (Diya TV) — The Golden State Warriors wrapped up a dominant 2017 campaign by defeating the Cleveland Cavaliers once again in the NBA Finals. They avenged their bitter defeat a year ago with a dominant series victory, winning four games to one. In game five, the Warriors upended the Cavaliers in Oakland ..
CLEVELAND, Ohio. (Diya TV) — With one more victory, the 2017 Golden State Warriors will forever be in the discussion as the greatest team in NBA history. All that’s standing in their way is LeBron James, a man trying to secure his own legacy, and the defending NBA Champion Cleveland Cavaliers. Leading the charge ..
OAKLAND, Calif. (Diya TV) — In Sunday’s game 2 of the 2017 NBA Finals, the Warriors slowly disarmed the Cavaliers, finishing them off 132-113, thanks to a NBA Finals record 18 three-pointers. Steve Kerr set the tempo for the Warriors, after missing eleven postseason games with an illness, ensuring the offensive sets would create more open looks for ..
OAKLAND, Calif. (Diya TV) — With Kevin Durant and Stephen Curry leading the way, the Warriors claimed game one of the 2017 NBA Finals. In the first half, the Cavaliers stayed relatively close with an 8-point differential. The third quarter, however, was when it all fell out of the Cavaliers’ hands. By the end of ..
SAN FRANCISCO (Diya TV) — North Dakota’s medical professionals are currently harboring pressure from all angles — a growing shortage of available doctors, potential changes to the visa program that helps supply them and the prospect of how federal healthcare laws could change have them scrambling. President Donald Trump’s review of the H-1B visa program has ..
MUMBAI (Diya TV) — Jet Airways India this week named Vinay Dube, a veteran of the aviation industry with experience spanning nearly three decades, as its newest chief executive officer. The position at the airline has sat empty for more than two years since its previous chief executive, Cramer Ball, resigned his post. The Mumbai-based carrier ..
NEW YORK (Diya TV) — Building on his campaign promise to empower the City Commission on Human Rights as a venue for all New Yorkers who have been the victim of discrimination to find justice, Mayor Bill de Blasio this week announced his appointment of Carrie Davis, Gurdev Singh Kang, and Faiza Patel as Human Rights ..
OAKLAND, Calif. (Diya TV) — The unprecedented fact that the Golden State Warriors and Cleveland Cavaliers are preparing to square off in their third-straight NBA Finals matchup is a big enough storyline in itself to make this tournament an instant classic. When the series kicks off Thursday night at Oracle Arena, the ramifications — on ..
NEW YORK (Diya TV) — Shruthika Padhy, a sixth grader from Cherry Hill, N.J., outlasted more than 200 of her fellow competitors to punch her ticket to the final rounds of the 90th Scripps National Spelling Bee, which begins Thursday. The 11-year-old who is a student at Rosa International Middle School, is making her second straight ..
NEW YORK (Diya TV) — In video first obtained by the New York Daily News, a rookie security guard could be seen looking-on as an Indian national haplessly wandered right into an off-limits area of the facility. Phani Kumar Varanasi, 41, was placed under arrest Thursday, two days after the Tuesday security breach on a charge of criminal ..
WASHINGTON (Diya TV) — India-born Democrat Mansimran Singh Kahlon has officially declared his candidacy for Virginia’s House of Delegates, he hopes to become the state’s first Sikh-American elected official. Kahlon is bidding for the seat which represents the state’s 13th District, which encompasses Gainesville and Manassas Park in Prince William County. “Currently, there is no Sikh in ..
WASHINGTON (Diya TV) — Nikki Haley, the United States ambassador to the United Nations, said the U.S. remains firmly committed to the NATO alliance during a recent interview with MSNBC’s Nicole Wallace. Haley’s remarks were delivered on the heels of President Donald Trump’s contentious speech delivered to European members of NATO, during which he declined ..
SAN FRANCISCO (Diya TV) — Indian-American authors Shruti Swami, Amit Majumdar and Jai Chakrabarti were named among the 2017 class of the Henry Awards, distributed annually to commemorate short stories of the highest merit. First presented in 1918 and funded by the Society of Arts and Sciences, the PEN/O. Henry Prize Stories is an annual collection ..
WASHINGTON (Diya TV) — Congressmen Erik Paulsen and Mike Quigley have re-introduced their bipartisan bill that seeks an exemption for H1-B visa holders that also possess a Ph.D. from an American university in the fields of science, technology, engineering or mathematics. Titled the “Stopping Trained in America Ph.Ds from Leaving the Economy,” or the STAPLE Act, ..
WASHINGTON (Diya TV) — Indian American comedian Hari Kondabolu, once famously called the Scripps Spelling Bee the ‘Indian Super Bowl‘. While funny, it was also an apt comparison. When fans tuned into ESPN last year to watch the Scripps National Spelling Bee, they were shocked by the victory of 11-year-old Nihar Janga, a fifth grader who was ..