Indian olympians Dipa Karmakar and Sakshi Malik make Forbes 30 under 30 List of Super Achievers

Indian olympians Dipa Karmakar and Sakshi Malik make Forbes 30 under 30 List of Super Achievers

SAN FRANCISCO (Diya TV) — Over 50 Indians, including olympians Dipa Karmakar and Sakshi Malik, made Forbes’  list of super achievers from Asia under the age of 30 who the publication says are “pushing the boundaries of innovation.” Pacing the field of Indian honorees are Karmakar, 23, who became the first Indian female gymnast to ever compete in the ..

Canada’s House of Parliament honors Sikh NHL player and journalist

Canada’s House of Parliament honors Sikh NHL player and journalist

SAN FRANCISCO (Diya TV) — Jujhar Khaira, the NHL’s third player of Indo-origin and Harnarayan Singh, a Sikh broadcaster who hosts Canada’s most famous television production, Hockey Night in Canada, were both recently honored during a session in the House of Parliament. Jujhar Khaira learned to play hockey as a young boy in the streets of Surrey, ..

Vivek Ranadive wants to take the NBA preseason to India

Vivek Ranadive wants to take the NBA preseason to India

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Diya TV) — Vivek Ranadive wants to bring the Sacramento Kings to India to play their preseason games. The league’s first India-born owner, Ranadive said Friday that he is pushing the NBA front office to approve the idea. He hopes to have the Kings playing in his home country within the next 10 ..

Warriors Kevin Durant will visit the first NBA Academy in India

Warriors Kevin Durant will visit the first NBA Academy in India

SAN FRANCISCO (Diya TV) — Kevin Durant will be taking his talents to Delhi this offseason. Elected to his eighth consecutive NBA All-Star Game, the 28-year-old Durant made his announcement Thursday as part of the weekend’s festivities. He is scheduled to visit the subcontinent in July. He will be the first player to visit NBA ..

Jignesh Pandya to spend $2.4 billion on 8 U.S. cricket stadiums

Jignesh Pandya to spend $2.4 billion on 8 U.S. cricket stadiums

SAN FRANCISCO (Diya TV) — Indian-American cricket enthusiast and businessman Jignesh Pandya announced he plans to build eight cricket stadiums across the U.S., which will cost an estimated $2.4 billion, to help professionalize the sport in the states. The Gujarat-born real estate developer wants to see stadiums go up in New York, New Jersey, Washington ..

Dipa Karmakar, India’s First Olympian Gymnast, Honored with Official Stamp

Dipa Karmakar, India’s First Olympian Gymnast, Honored with Official Stamp

SAN FRANCISCO (Diya TV) — India’s Department of Post on Saturday revealed its newest stamp, which features Olympic gymnast Dipa Karmakar, she and her coach Bishweshwar Nandi were present at the ceremony in Agartala. “I express my gratitude to the postal department for choosing me for their special issue,” Karmakar said at the event. “I also ..

Sacramento Kings host fourth annual Bollywood Night at all-new Golden 1 Center

Sacramento Kings host fourth annual Bollywood Night at all-new Golden 1 Center

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Diya TV) — The Sacramento Kings hosted their fourth annual Bollywood Night as they took on the Golden State Warriors. With the NBA eying further global expansion, all eyes were focused on California’s capitol city Sunday night as the Sacramento Kings, facing off against Stephen Curry and the Golden State Warriors, hosted the ..

Watch what happens when Liam Thomas looses his prosthetic leg on the cricket field

Watch what happens when Liam Thomas looses his prosthetic leg on the cricket field

NEW YORK (Diya TV) — English cricketer Liam Thomas made definition of remaining calm and collected after losing his prosthetic leg while playing in the final of a tournament for people with physical disability in Dubai last week. The 22-year-old played for the England Physical Disabilities team in a match against Pakistan back on Oct. 24 ..