Articles tagged under: New York

Rain played spoilsport in this U.S. Navratri event too; however Kheilaiyas continued with Garba

September 29, 2019
Rain played spoilsport in this U.S. Navratri event too; however Kheilaiyas continued with Garba

New York: Rain played spoilsport even in Garba event organized in America, however the spirit of Garba playing Gujaratis won over rain. Pictures here are from New Britain Football Stadium in Connecticut near New York. Vadodara origin organizers Pinal Patel, Ketul Vyas, Luv Patel and Darshan Patel wanted to organize Garba event in America in Vadodara flavor. They had called singer Achal Mehta and orchestra to create Vadodara Navratri experience in the U.S. They had also made arrangements fo...Read More

World leaders join PM Modi to commemorate the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi

September 25, 2019
World leaders join PM Modi to commemorate the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi

New York: To commemorate the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi – a global icon of peace and non-violence, Prime Minister Narendra Modi hosted a high-level event on the sidelines of the 74th UNGA today at 6:30 pm in the ECOSOC Chamber of the UN Headquarters. The event was graced by H.E. Mr. António Guterres, Secretary General of the UN, H.E. Mr. Moon Jae-in, President of the Republic of Korea, H.E. Mr. Lee Hsien Loong, Prime Minister of the Republic of Singapore, H.E. Ms. Sheikh Has...Read More

Bill Gates presents ‘Global Goalkeeper’s Goal’ award to PM Narendra Modi

September 25, 2019

 New York: Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi received the ‘Global Goalkeeper’ Award by Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation for Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, on 24 September 2019. The award ceremony took place on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) session in New York. Prime Minister dedicated the award to those Indians who transformed the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan into a mass movement and made it a part of their daily lives. “The success of the Swachh Bharat Mission ...Read More

Gujarati NRI businessman shot dead in US

February 16, 2015

New York A 28-year-old Indian-American businessman, who was gunned down by an unidentified assailant in his family-owned liquor shop in the US, has succumbed to his injuries, police said today. Amit Patel from Edison was shot and killed in New Jersey inside Roseway Liquors in Irvington yesterday. Patel was alone in the liquor store, owned by his father, when the assailant shot at him at close range, police said. There was no damage to the store or indic...Read More

Grand welcome event organized for Shaktisinh Gohil in New York

September 05, 2012

Press release, New York, 5 September 2012 On September 3rd Sept, 2012, NRI Community under leadership of Nikul Patel, Harshad Patel and Mitesh Patel organized event At Gujarati Samaj community Hall in Flushing NY to welcome and honor Gujarat’s powerful Congress Party leader and Gujarat State Assembly Member Shri Shaktisingh Gohil and Gujarat Congress party’s Vice President and former MP Shri Jivabhai Patel and Urmila Patel wife of former CM of Gujarat Late Chimanbhai Pa...Read More

Sam Pitroda receives Doctor of Engineering, honoris causa, from NYU-Poly

May 19, 2012

New York, 19 May 2012 Prominent NRI Gujarati and advisor to the Prime Minister of India, Shri Sam Pitroda was honored with a Doctor of Engineering, honoris causa by Polytechnic Institute of New York University (NYU-Poly). Shri Pitroda in his key-note address urged nearly one thousand undergraduate and graduate students to recognize technology as the key to social change and inclusive growth, not only economic prosperity. Shri Pitroda said, "how do we use connectivity to ad...Read More

NRG doctor charged In bribery case in America

January 08, 2012

New York, America, 8 January 2012 Chirag Patel, executive director of a health diagnostic testing center in Orange, N.J., 13 physicians — including a large Indo-American doctors contingent — and one nurse practitioner have been charged in a bribery scheme to illegally direct patients to the radiology facility. Patel, 36, a resident of Warren, N.J., head of the Orange Community MRI, was arrested Dec. 8 and later released on $750,000 bond, the New Jersey Star-Ledger reported...Read More

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