February 16, 2001
Clinton to attend Gujarat fundraiser
Will his daughter come home?
February 15, 2001
Chicken for Hannibal the Cannibal
Clinton headed for Silicon Valley to boost Gujarat relief
The United Community Appeal for India announced that among the guests attending a "major event" it has planned for March 2 will be the former US president. The appeal has garnered $10 million in pledges.
Senator urges new course with India
The problems that America has with China should hasten the creation of a closer relationship with India, Republican Senator Sam Brownback said as he made a passionate plea for "across-the-board" close relations between New Delhi and Washington.
Teacher with many hats
The school bell rings at 7:45 am. Laughing and goofing around, some students trickle into Haresh Harpalani's Algebra I class; others are still sleepy-eyed. But ready or not, these students know that as soon as they slide into their seats, Harpalani is all about one thing: Math.
America hasn't helped enough: Two Senators
"The Russians, the Brits, the Swiss were engaged in pulling people out of the rubble [in Gujarat]," Senator John Kerry said. "We were not."
February 14, 2001
Love in the Big Apple
Professor fights bitter battle to hear one word
"Appa." Whenever the phone rings, Dayalan Kasilingam's heart skips a beat. It's been one year, three months and two days since he last heard that heavenlyword - and over three years since he has seen his baby girl, Maya. But the toddler who clung to him so tightly in an Australian airport many years ago has never left his mind.
Clinton to attend Gujarat fundraiser
Two weeks after initiating a meeting with Indian businessmen to gather funds for the earthquake victims, the former president will attend an auction in New York to help Gujarat.
He plunged into relief work to forget his sorrow
For Sitanshu Parikh, everything was about to change. A relative in Chicago had called to say there had been an earthquake in India.
Will the Tiger leap into the Oscar race?
Hannibal wasn't the only movie chewing the box-office weekend. Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon became the highest grossing foreign language movie in America.
She keeps Kuchipudi alive in Atlanta
If you have a gift, you're extraordinary. But if you can share your gift with others and bring them happiness, you're blessed. That's the philosophy Sasikala Penumarthi, 35, lives by.
February 13, 2001
'Hannibal' eats up $58 million; cannibalizes competition
Dismissing critics who said it was not as good as The Silence of the Lambs, the new movie featuring Hannibal Lecter grossed a mammoth $58 million in three days in North America.
Princeton quake relief fosters interfaith ties
For years, Princeton University students have been active in different religious organisations on the campus. But, as Niraj Bhatt points out, they are into their own things. "These aren't groups that work together on any projects," Bhatt, a sophomore at Princeton, said. "It takes a tragedy to bring people together."
Somebody in Silicon Valley doesn't like Vinod Khosla
He is looking out from over one million covers of Forbes and Red Herring magazines this week. He is crowned "The Man With a Golden Touch" by Forbes while Red Herring declared him "The No. 1 VC on the Planet".
With camera lens gone, Revathy is lost in America
The oversight did not last for more than two minutes, but in those moments two men grabbed a box containing expensive lenses and made away. And suddenly the movie crew from Madras, which has been quietly shooting Mitr (My Friend) in Tamil and English in the Bay area, is in the news. And actress-turned director Revathy Menon has learned a few lessons in life.
February 12, 2001
TiE's Gujarat Fund Gets $2 Million from Two Families
Krishnan, who has also been active in Silicon Valley as a social entrepreneur assisting the women's resource shelter Narika, has now decided to give back to India.
Patel Brothers Want to Build a Chicago in Bhuj
Three villages have been identified between Bhachau and Rapar. Earthquake-resistant houses would be built after studying the houses built in Latur after an earthquake struck that town in 1993.
Professor Delighted He Could Get Revenge on Mathematics
Manil Suri's first novel was recently published by W W Norton & Company. The book has been hailed by the media, making Suri, 41, an instant literary celebrity.
February 9, 2001
'This semester is all about earthquake'
Student groups on the campuses have come together for a cause -- the Gujarat quake relief.
Teen charged in daylight murder
In Washington, where nearly half of the 250 murders a year go unsolved, the charging of a teenager with the murder of an immigrant cabbie surprised many.