Indians in America celebrated Independence Day with India Day parades in seven major cities, with a call against corruption in their homeland, in support of social activist Anna Hazare.
The Indian Overseas Congress in the US has urged the Indian government to confer the Padma Shri, India's fourth highest civilian honour, on the Air India Kanishka inquiry head for the far-reaching recommendations in his report.
An Indian-American physicist has devised a cleaner and more efficient way of capturing carbon dioxide from its polluting source, like coal-fired power plants.
Terming India a "friend" in the "volatile" South Asian region, city authorities on Thursday lauded the country for its tolerance and applauded the contribution of Indian Americans to the economy and culture of the US.
A top official of the Obama administration on Thursday met members of the Tamil diaspora in Washington to discuss the humanitarian situation in Sri Lanka and prospects for political reconciliation in the island country.
Indian-American Human rights activist Mallika Dutt has won the American Courage Award for her human rights work in India and the United States.
A powerful Indian-American lawmaker on Tueday blasted The New York Times for terming India as a "longtime nuclear scofflaw".
Kashmir-born Farah Pandith, who was recently appointed as the Special US Representative to Muslim world by the Obama administration, has said that she is overwhelmed with the response from India over her new job.
Indian-American Democrat Raj Goyle has announced that he would run for the US House of Representatives next year. If elected, he would be the third Indian-American to be elected to the US Congress after Dilip Singh Saund and Bobby Jindal. Goyle is currently State Representative in Kansas.
The Obama Administration has appointed Rajen Anand, an eminent Indian American to a key agriculture post giving him the responsibility to improve the nutrition status of the people in the country.
Sarita Mandanna, a US-based Indian author, has created ripples in the publishing world as her "Tiger Hills" has received the largest advance Penguin India house has so far paid for a debut novel.
Their American promoters are hoping that the youngsters can make it as professionals, saying that such success will boost baseball in India.
Hindu groups in the US have demanded that Mike Myers' The Love Guru be released around the world with "necessary cuts" as the film allegedly hurt religious sentiments.
Having excelled in almost every field, Indian-Americans are now preparing to flex their muscles in US politics.
Acclaimed Mumbai designer Meera Mahadevia presents her latest collection of fashion and accessories at Newark Museum, New Jersey.