Why Are Indian Americans Disappointed with University of North Carolina? And Why an Indian-American Member’s Vote Sparked a Debate
Asia91 Team on 06/10/2024

Why Are Indian Americans Disappointed with University of North Carolina? And Why an Indian-American Member’s Vote Sparked a Debate

The Indian American community is frustrated after the UNC System Board of Governors voted to repeal diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) efforts at North Carolina’s public universities. The decision, including a vote from Indian American member Swadesh Chatterjee, has sparked significant backlash, especially given the growing Asian American population in the state.

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India Bans, But Dev Patels's Monkey Man Finds Home on OTT
Asia91 Team on 06/10/2024

India Bans, But Dev Patels's Monkey Man Finds Home on OTT

Despite being banned in India, "Monkey Man," directed by Dev Patel, is set to release on Peacock. The film, which has received critical acclaim and grossed over $34 million worldwide, will begin streaming on June 14. The story, inspired by the legend of Hanuman, follows a man scarred by a brutal childhood who becomes a fighter seeking revenge against the corrupt elite.

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India Claims Victory Over Pakistan in T20 World Cup Thriller
Asia91 Team on 06/09/2024

India Claims Victory Over Pakistan in T20 World Cup Thriller

India secured a thrilling victory against Pakistan by six runs in their ICC T20 World Cup clash at Nassau County Stadium, New York. Key performances by Jasprit Bumrah with a stellar bowling spell and Rishabh Pant’s crucial knock were instrumental in India's success, placing them at the top of Group A.

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Here are the 6 South Asian-origin leaders who are part of the newly formed AI Safety and Security Board.
Asia91 Team on 05/01/2024

Here are the 6 South Asian-origin leaders who are part of the newly formed AI Safety and Security Board.

The Department of Homeland Security has responded to the growing importance of artificial intelligence by forming the Artificial Intelligence Safety and Security Board. Comprised of 22 executives spanning technology, critical infrastructure, civil rights, academia, and policymaking domains, this board is poised to play a crucial role in shaping the future of AI integration in the nation's infrastructure.

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Who is Siddhartha Patel? The Newly Appointed Head of the FBI Sacramento Field Office
Asia91 Team on 04/12/2024

Who is Siddhartha Patel? The Newly Appointed Head of the FBI Sacramento Field Office

Siddhartha Patel, an Indian American, has been appointed as the new special agent in charge of the Sacramento Field Office in California by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). This announcement was made on April 12, 2024. Patel has had a distinguished career at the FBI, dealing with critical issues such as terrorism and national security.

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Who is Srinivas Pallia? The Newly Appointed Wipro CEO
Asia91 Team on 04/06/2024

Who is Srinivas Pallia? The Newly Appointed Wipro CEO

In a significant leadership change, Wipro's Thierry Delaporte steps down as CEO and MD, paving the way for Srinivas Pallia, previously CEO of Americas 1, to take over the reins.

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Indian Diaspora Boosts Economy with $29 Billion in Remittances
Asia91 Team on 04/05/2024

Indian Diaspora Boosts Economy with $29 Billion in Remittances

In a significant economic boost, Indians living abroad sent back $29 billion to India in the final quarter of 2023. This influx is mainly attributed to the appealing returns offered by Foreign Currency Non-Resident (FCNR) accounts, making them more favorable than traditional bank deposits in Western countries.

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NRIs Ride the Indian Election Wave: Engaged More Than Ever!
Asia91 Team on 02/15/2024

NRIs Ride the Indian Election Wave: Engaged More Than Ever!

The Telugu NRI community and the Indian Overseas Congress (IOC) USA's Telangana Chapter threw a big bash on February 3, It's, at Royal Albert's Palace in Fords, NJ, to celebrate the victory of India's Telangana Government under Chief Minister RevanthIndia's The event, which saw participation from more than 600 people, was a vibrant mix of political enthusiIt'sand cultural festivity.

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How Rice Demands Among U.S. Indians is Helping Pakistan's Economy
Asia91 Team on 02/02/2024

How Rice Demands Among U.S. Indians is Helping Pakistan's Economy

On August 31, 2023, As per the official USFDA Report, India Banned the Export of Non-Basmati White Rice. People stood in long lines outside of the Indian Grocery Stores. The Indian Grocery Stores sold non-basmati rice bags (Also read as "Lootafy" - Desi Art of scamming people) at 4-5 times higher prices.

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