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Fugitive Financier Sought In Pakistan
Lawsuits have been filed against Mohammed Ali Khan on charges of grand larceny and committing securities fraud worth $ 2.7 million.
Sack John Rocker, Ted Turner Told
Critics step up their campaign against the 'bigoted' baseball player.
Surfeit Of Temp Jobs At Census Bureaus
In what is described as "the largest peacetime mobilization" in American history, a recruiting campaign has been launched to fill thousands of short-term employment slots for Census 2000.
Over 5,000 Attend Slain Man's Funeral
Community leaders and fellow cabbies set up a trust fund for the family of slain Toronto taxi driver Baljinder Singh Rai.
Maybe the old village astrologer was right. Maybe her grandmother's soul has come to roost in her daughter's little body. Or maybe she is just missing her grandmother, says Shoba Narayan.
The Nielsen Web Man
Manish Bhatia, who runs the Nielsen Web, a tracking program that he largely developed, is building a reputation as one of the smartest and coolest tracking minds in the business.
International Party Boosts Chicago Mayor's Image
Richard Daley's party brought together "common people" including a Ramakrishna Mission monk from India and a cab driver from Sri Lanka.
Aunt Sheila's Wake -- In Cyberspace
Have you ever given a eulogy by email? Well, Shoba Narayan has and she assures you that it is nerve-wracking.
Advani's Pic Off Demagogue Wall
Museum of Tolerance panel decides the Indian home minister isn't anti-human after all.
Teens Arrested For Murder of Toronto Cabbie
Still, more than a quarter of the 7,000 taxi drivers in Toronto and neighboring towns can expect to be attacked on the job, said Nabil Charbel, a trade union leader.
They'll Bleed for Rajini
With luddus, free videos and blood donations, thousands of fans across America mark the silver jubilee of Rajnikanth's movie career.
Columbia Professor Wins Major Prize
Gauri Vishwanathan, who argued that religious conversion need not be assimilative and destroy identity, has won the 1999 Harry Levin Prize of the American Comparative Literature Association.
'We Ignore Asia Only At Our Peril'
The swift rise of Asia is one of the truly remarkable phenomena of the 20th century -- and a political fact that will reshape the contours of world power in the 21st century, says Robert Manning.
The Recycling Race
Indians were reusing material long before it became a fad in the west, says Shoba Narayan.
Pallone Pushes For Declaration Of Pakistan As A Terrorist State
The senior American Congressman plans to draft a legislation if necessary because he thinks it's time the US and other major nations acted firmly.
Bradley Warns White America
Embrace a multiracial America or face economic ruin, says the Republican candidate for vice presidency.
Thou Shalt Not Dance With Thy Neighbor's Wife
Else, as Jasmat Dhillon discovered to his cost, you could get into some big trouble.
An Indian In Times Square
As Indians living abroad, we live in a divided time. Time is split between India and the country we live and work in, says Amitava Kumar.
Akamai chief's address
Hijackers Got No Fresh Arms: Taleban
The Afghan militia slams the claim of hostages that arms were replenished at Kandahar airport.
Two Cabbies Slain on New Year's Day
Baljinder Singh Rai of Toronto and Kuldip Singh of New York City were allegedly killed by passengers.
TB Among Immigrants Causes Concern
The immigration authorities are now increasing check-ups and tightening border control to deal with the problem.
Confessions Of A Cross-Carrying Immigrant
I am sure every minority has gone through the guessing and second-guessing that comes with being stereotyped. After a while, it gets to you, says Shoba Narayan.
Vivekananda's Legacy At Chicago New Year Event
Chicago played host to more than 185 invitees, among them Swami Jitatamanda of the Ramakrishna mission, from across the world at the International Millennium dinner.
Canada Minister Accused Of 'Pandering to Terrorists'
The press and others slammed Lloyd Axworthy for saying that the safety of the hostages came first and that the hijackers of IA Flight 814 could be brought to justice later.
Washington Urged To Help Nab Hijackers
India should be given "relevant, time-sensitive intelligence data" to nab the terrorists, Congressman Gary Ackerman said.
Mouse Has A Roaring Time In US
And as Stuart Little makes merry, Hum Saath-Saath Hai reaches the $ 2m mark
From Queries About Dinosaur Deaths To God
Beliefnet hopes to offer answers to some of the stickiest religious and spiritual questions.
My Secret Weapons: Hackers and Surfers
I have probably learnt more by watching my sons Vineet, 16, and Tarun, 12, in action with computer technology than from any other source of information, says Vivek Wadhwa.
Canada Says Hijacking Could be a Wakeup Call
Canada, whose national is aboard Flight 814, asserted that 'any terrorist activity to advance or to promote a political cause is not acceptable to us.'
Ragas in New York Subway
'We have gotten used to the noise and now it's a question of mind over matter, just as we attempt to transcend our music over the noise underneath.'
Woman Sentenced For Plotting Husband's Death
While prosecutors urged the judge to slap Dhanmatie Gaya with a five-year-sentence, Suffolk Superior Court Judge Carol S Ball ordered her to serve 18 months to two years in prison.
The Merchant of Spice
A stone's throw from Shea Stadium, is the gigantic spice cauldron of New York where every single day 12,000 pounds of chickpea flour, 300 cases each of ginger and garlic paste and pickles are produced.
Children Espouse Subramaniya Bharathi's Ideals
The idea to conduct competitions for kids was first mooted by Dr M N Krishnan, one of the founders of the Tamil Sangham, who has also sponsored the audiocassette Pudumai Bharathi.
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