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Great Immigrants: The Pride of America

  • Google Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Sundar Pichai and three other Indian Americans honored with a 2016 “Great Immigrants : The Pride of America” award on June 30,2016.
  • PBS NewsHour anchor and senior correspondent Hari Sreenivasan, McKinsey Company Chairman of the Americas Vikram Malhotra, and National Book Critics Circle award-winning author Bharati Mukherjee received the award.
  • Malhotra leads McKinsey’s practices in both North America and Latin America and had joined the global consulting firm in 1986.
  • He also serves as a Trustee of The Conference Board, the Wharton School (University of Pennsylvania) as well as a Trustee Emeritus of the Asia Society.
  • The Tamil Nadu-bom Pichai was named CEO of Google in August last year.
  • Mukherjee is professor emerita in the department of English at the University of California, Berkeley and won the National Book Critics Circle Award in 1988 for her work The Middleman and Other Stories’.

17th UFA Awards 2016

  • The 17th International Indian Film Academy (UFA) Awards 2016 were presented in Madrid (Spain) on June 25, 2016. The awards are presented by the International Indian Film Academy (UFA) every year.
Updated: July 29, 2016 — 8:12 am

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