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Indian- American Judge Shortlisted by Obama for Supreme Court

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It has been reported that Indian-American Sri Srinivasan, is among the three candidates being vetted by US President Barack Obama as potential nominees for the current vacancy at the Supreme Court. Both, Judge Garland, 63, and Judge Srinivasan, 49, are undergoing background checks by the FBI making speculations rise further regarding their candidacy. Judge Srinivasa has served on the U.S. ... Read More »

18 yr old Desi a Girl Wins Nickolodeon Award

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  Ruchita Zaparde, 18, of Plainsboro, N.J., was awarded the 2015 Nickelodeon HALO award for helping and leading others. A student at the Princeton Day School, Ruchita was honored for her Sew A Future project, which helps women achieve financial stability by becoming a seamstresses. She started the project after a family trip to India where she saw the difficulties ... Read More »

Wells Fargo Celebrates Diwali

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Wells Fargo is kicking off the Diwali season by donating $50,000 to Operation Smile, an international medical charity, to help provide life-changing surgeries for children and young adults in India born with cleft lip and cleft palate. The company will also participate in a series of Diwali community celebrations, by supporting a concert, exclusive Bollywood movie screenings and a series ... Read More »

Common Core- Education

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Education reform is a hot button topic around the world. In the USA, the Common Core Standards are getting a lot of attention nationwide for different reasons. Educators, administrations, students and parents across the country are tackling this reform in various ways. Some are vehemently opposed to the implementation while the wheels are in motion in many other states. The ... Read More »