WASHINGTON DC (Diya TV) — Ahead of this year’s elections, AAPI Victory Fund, and Indian American Impact Fund released a joint statement endorsing congressional candidates Nida Allam of North Carolina and Kesha Ram Hinsdale of Vermont. 

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is making history, holding the first-ever summit meeting with the presidents of Kazakhstan, Kyrgyz Republic, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan later this month. Not even Russia or China has pulled that off.   It comes at a time when Chinese influence is growing in the Central Asian countries and their significance has increased with the Taliban takeover in Afghanistan.

Indian American Dr. Amita Gupta will be the next director of the Division of Infectious Diseases at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. Dr. Gupta specializes in international public health, clinical research and education in infectious diseases. For nearly 20 years, she’s primarily focused on India. 

Ravi Kapur contributed to this report.