By Assunta Ng Three lucky Seattleites are invited to the White House Holiday Party. Albert Shen, a force for President Obama’s fundraising campaign and Debadutta Dash, co-chair of Washington State and India Trade Relations Action Committee will leave Dec. 12 for Washington D.C. Matt Barreto, professor of political science at the UW, will be attending […]
The White House hosted its fourth annual Diwali celebration on Tuesday, Nov. 13, at the Eisenhower Executive Office Building. Diwali, also known as “the festival of lights,” is a holiday celebrated by Hindus, Sikhs, Jains, and some Buddhists worldwide, providing a time for celebration and reflection. Its stories and rituals focus on the triumph of […]
When the final votes were counted, Democrat Jay Inslee walked away as the governor of the state of Washington, winning 51.25% of the vote.
By Elizabeth Wang Northwest Asian Weekly Walkers, runners, and dogs of all ages gathered at Seward Park in Seattle to support the 22nd Annual Walk for Rice campaign on June 30.
Fifty-one local immigrants became U.S. citizens during the first-ever naturalization ceremony at Bellevue City Hall. The ceremony was organized by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services’ Seattle Field Office in partnership with the City of Bellevue and the nonprofit Bellevue Downtown Association. Debadutta Dash delivered the keynote remarks, talking about his experience as a naturalized […]
By Assunta Ng On Aug. 15, a group of Indian Americans were celebrating India’s 64th Independence Day at Il Terrazzo Carmine.
By Janelle Wetzstein UW News Lab Sustainability is no longer just about the environment, according to White House Cabinet Secretary Chris Lu, who spoke in Seattle last weekend.
Setting up a consulate office is a bilateral agreement between the United States and India. If a country wants to have a consular office in another country
It was a night that included delicious food, great company, and a room filled with influential community leaders.
In 2001, at a round table meeting in Tacoma with Asian community leaders and Congressman Adam Smith, Debadutta Dash had an unpleasant experience.