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Manjula Mair Gupta is the Founder/President of the “Chai with Manjula organization. She is also the producer, director and host of the TV show “Chai with Manjula’ – a show about giving. Manjula is working passionately towards developing initiatives to promote philanthropy. The weekly TV show airs on Public Access Television in the Bay Area.
According to 2010 Census release by The U.S. Census Bureau shows the Asian population grew faster than any other race group over the last decade. The Asian population grew by 43.3 percent at a faster rate than the total U.S. population, which increased by 9.7 percent from 2000 to 2010.
Asians Represent More Than 50 Percent of the Population in Hawaii
Pooja Sankar is an IIT'ian and Stanford graduate who founded Piazza so every student can have that opportunity to learn from his/her classmates. An idea (a phenomenon actually!!) conceived in 2009 by a shy girl from a small town in India has seen explosive growth.
Today in spotlight is Indians for Collective Action, oldest south asian non-profit in bay area that nurtures social activists, spawned numerous initiatives including Asha for Education and Foundation for Excellence, and supported innovative community-led development projects in over 20 states of India and disbursing over $5.0 million .
As the price of gold surges, criminals take note of cultural traditions
Spotlight on 1947 Partition Archive - NPO dedicated to preserving and sharing eye witness accounts of partition of British India
Today in spotlight is The 1947 Partition Archive, a non-profit organization dedicated to documenting, preserving and sharing eye witness accounts from all communities affected by the South Asian independence movement and the Partition of British India in 1947 through oral history collection.
Narpat Bhandari is one of those successful emigrants from India who achieved success in his ventures abroad. He has 30 patents and papers in the field of semiconductors, software and High Definition Television (HDTV); chaired professorial position at University of California in Santa Cruz; amongst the top 10 Indian Americans honored by NFIA; founded many successful start-ups & non-profit called The Indus Entrepreneur (TiE). He is now CEO of Global School of Silicon Valley. Get to know Narpat Bhandari as he talks to our team on all things bay.
Police are asking for the public's help in their search for a 15-year-old Mission San Jose High School junior who went missing after she went for a walk around Lake Elizabeth on Sunday night. Miloshi Mehta was last seen Sunday night leaving Red Hawk Terrace.
Family members believe she may have taken BART to downtown San Francisco or the airport to meet in person with a man she met online.
Anamika Khanna, a British-born, lawyer-turned-mother-turned-chef & partner of Kasa Eatery in San Francisco. Anamika's been cooking Indian food since she was a little girl growing up in London and India, Kasa is her vision of Indian food with a broader audience. They have got accolades from local media and numerous awards. She has also written a children's book “The Mischievous Monkey ”, teaches cooking classes in SF and a good poker player.