200 Million Reasons to Care About U.S. Healthcare

200 Million Reasons to Care About U.S. Healthcare

Doctors Kiran and Pallavi Patel have committed more than 200 million dollars to the Nova Southeastern University in Florida—the single largest donation made by an Indian American individual or family in the United States. The Patels will largely impact healthcare in...
IIT Bay Area Alumni Meet

IIT Bay Area Alumni Meet

The Santa Clara Convention Center played host to hundreds of people gathered for the IIT Bay Area meet on June 17th 2017. The prestigious Indian Institutes of Technology have been declared as institutions of national importance by the Government of India. First...
Environmental Activist Wins Prestigious Prize

Environmental Activist Wins Prestigious Prize

Prafulla Samantara won the prestigious Goldman Environmental Prize in a glittering ceremony held in San Francisco on the 24th of April. The Goldman Environmental Prize honors grassroots environmental heroes from Africa, Asia, Europe, North America, South and Central...
Meditate. Repeat.

Meditate. Repeat.

Mallika Chopra (MC)—mom, entrepreneur, speaker and author of Living with Intent: my Somewhat Messy Journey to Purpose, Peace and Joy—talks to Geetika Pathania Jain (GPJ) about life-work balance and the influence of her famous last name. GPJ: Which Indian woman do you...
The Dark Reality of Madhur Bhandarkar

The Dark Reality of Madhur Bhandarkar

Though calendars have been replaced by mobile phone apps today, the demand for calendar girls has shot up, says critically acclaimed director-writer-producer Madhur Bhandarkar. He says this on the basis of research he undertook for his soon to release Calendar Girls....
Kal Penn Loves India Currents

Kal Penn Loves India Currents

Remember Harold and Kumar? That’s the first thought that pops up in my mind when I think of Kal Penn.  Standing next to him as we waited to enter the CAAMFest in San Francisco, I struck up a conversation. Kal, it turns out, remembers India Currents fondly for the many...