Floyd Cardoz, an international restaurateur and the first chef to bring the sweep and balance of his native Indian cooking to fine dining in the United States, died on Tuesday at Mountainside Hospital in Montclair, N.J. He was 59. The cause was the coronavirus, his family said.
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Paresh Patel, a former supervisor at the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) in New York City, pleaded guilty to obstructing a federal investigation into bid-rigging and fraud
As coronavirus spreads in the U.S.after hitting China, Japan, India and several other countries, concerns are growing among some experts herethat President Trump’s restrictive immigration policies could deter people from seeking urgent health services, belying government’s hope of containing the spread of the deadly virus.
MELA Arts Connect is once again bringing the vibrancy, emotion, and heart-pounding beat of Hindi cinema with ‘Bollywood Boulevard: A Journey Through Hindi Cinema.’
Even before the U.S. and India could exult and bask in the afterglow of President Trump’s triumphant 36-hour whirlwind yatra to India on Feb. 24-25, replete with all of its pomp and pageantry and a surfeit of symbolism, the wanton and hate-filled communal violence in New Delhi, has cast a pall over the visit.
Several Indian Americans are among the U.S. Congress 2020 Class of Congressional Gold Medal awardees.
New Jersey has passed a legislation to make college and university tuitions more affordable for the children of H-1B visa holders, who are mostly Indian IT professionals, bringing a huge financial relief to them. Gov. Phil Murphy signed the legislation Jan. 21, sponsored, among others, by Sen. Vin Gopal and Assemblyman Raj Mukherji.
Adhya Khare, 17, and her high school partner Serena Zeng on Jan. 6, won Rep. Frank Pallone’s 2019 Congressional App Challenge for high school students in New Jersey’s Sixth Congressional District.
Rutgers University–Camden has appointed Monica Adya, a business education innovator and scholar in information technology workforce issues, as dean of its school of business. Effective March 30, Adya will become the first woman to serve as dean of the Rutgers–Camden business school.
A Drexel University medical student died on Jan. 11 while jumping across rooftops in Philadelphia’s Spring Garden section.