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The Dalai Lama Ends American Pilgrimage
His latest visit has made him more optimistic about the future, he said. "Generally in America, Europe, and Japan there are signs of a feeling of frustration about the materialistic existing life," he said. "So people begin to feel something lacking. Besides material facility, they seek some deeper human values."
The Marketing of the Dalai Lama
Would the Dalai Lama have drawn over 100,000 people at his public discourses in New York, Bloomington and Chicago without the Hollywood connection -- and without his backers including Hollywood star Richard Gere spending at least $ 8 million to promote his tour and pay for the concomitant expenses?
The Currency of Arundhati Roy
'The successful enter into the Faustian contract: they sell their souls to fame and become its servitors. Roy didn't. On the Narmada issue, as after the nuclear tests, her words have contested the pious dogmas of the bureaucracy-cum-political establishment,' says Amitava Kumar.
Vegetarians Lose Case Against Taco Bell
Claim failed because it did not show the rice was unwholesome or unfit for human consumption, says judge.
A Toy Success Story
Srikant Sreenivasan, founder of BrainPlay.com, an e-commerce site that specializes in children's products, on how he made it big.
Man Sentenced To Prison Term For Burning Lover
Authorities refuse to consider victim's changed testimony.
Young Pros Help Marrow Donation Drive
Volunteers push to get minority individuals, whose tissues are much rarer, to put their names in for donation.
East Is East To Show At Montreal Fest
Expectations are high for the film, with Om Puri's name coming up repeatedly as a strong nominee for an Oscar.
Technical Visionary, Market Wizard
Everything turns to gold in the hands of Gururaj Deshpande, who has become an icon for young entrepreneurs, especially from India.
Telugu Folk Dances
Pretty Good Work
A revolutionary online beauty emporium, www.eve.com, smells success.
Indian Films Find Going Hard At Toronto Fest
Film-makers face some stiff competition from steamy movies from Europe and South Korea.
Pallone Calls for Hiring Of Legal Indian Immigrants For Census
Under the existing policy, all immigrants from India, Pakistan and Bangladesh, as well as immigrants from Arab and African countries, are being unfairly discriminated against, he said.
Jaffna Memories Claim Depressed Man, Son
Jeybalan Balasingam never hinted to his family that he was contemplating suicide.
DJs In Insurgency
Dosanjh Dubbed 'Betrayer', 'Assassin'
Foes vow to derail his plans to become premier of British Columbia.
YWCA CEO Prema Mathai-Davis continues to win plaudits for leadership
Exiled Tibetan Leader Meets With Older Brother
Dalai Lama star attraction in Indiana, also faces hostile Buddhist sect.
US Marshals Raid Alleged Piracy King
Federal marshals move in to try and pre-empt sale of illegal Taal video.
Man Held On $4m Bond For Allegedly Killing 2 Indians
The accused, Ricardo Londell Hariss, is wanted for murder in several states.
Ujjal Dosanjh Likely To Fight To Be British Columbia Premier
The attorney-general, who kept his job after Glen Clark was dragged down by charges of scandal, did not want to take up the position -- right now.
Women Writers of Indian Diaspora Create A Big Impact
"All of a sudden there are many Indian American writers saying in loud print what we have been wanting to say for a long time," says writer Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni.
A Writer Free To Write All Day
Jhumpa Lahiri, declared a distinctive new voice, has truly earned her independence.
Supernatural Chiller Grosses Unearthly Figures
For a third week in a row, 28-year-old Shyamalan's movie psyches America.
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