LA contracts for Bombay players
New opportunities open up, as four Bombay cricketers land lucrative contracts to play cricket in the United States.
Vajpayee invited to address US Congress
House of Representatives speaker J Dennis Hastert formally extended an invitation to the Indian prime minister to address the session on September 14.
Amitava Kumar speaks up
The writer of Passport Photos discusses his past, present and a whole lot else.
India can become substantial steel exporter
Domestic demand in India has decreased, forcing steel producers there to export their products. And subsidisation has ensured a large overcapacity," said the US commerce department.
Carry on, doctor wannabes
While most of their compatriots are still in college, 20-year-old Ashish Raju and Jason Yanofski are poised to enter medical school.
India applauded for use of ayurveda, Unani
According to Jacob Matthew, co-founder of www.holistic-online.com, the government is practising what it preaches.
A better mousetrap
The Internet has developed beyond the stage of the 'early adopters'. Sheer weight of numbers has caused it to become a viable market force, says Sundari Josyula.
US may block aid to steel industry: PTI
The commerce department made the proposal claiming it could lead to global overcapacity.
Show-cause notice issued over Clinton's visit
The National Human Rights Commission has issued notices to the Delhi government and police for causing roadside vendors to lose money during the American president's visit.
WTO to probe US complaint against India
The US complained that certain Indian measures affecting trade and investment in the motor vehicle sector contravene India's commitments under World Trade Organisation agreements.
'US ignores Chinese arms proliferation': PTI
President Clinton's lack of initiative had emboldened China, as seen in the assistance it has given the Pakistani missile programme, said Senator Fred Thompson.
India gets support for stand on terrorism
The United States, Australia and Canada supported India even as New Delhi voiced concern over recent attempts at 'fresh map making' in the region.
I've been framed, says landlord in sex case
Kamal Lal, a property-owner in California, accused of trading sex with homeless women for rental discounts, says he was targeted for being a minority.
The Canadian Indian infatuation with beauty
A clutch of Indian beauty contests has caught the community's fancy. And despite the losses, few organisers are willing to quit.
STPI to set up business centre in the US
It has set up a 'business support centre' in Silicon Valley to promote small and medium enterprises in the global marketplace.
All about choices
'It is said that life is better when one has choices. It's better to have more to choose from than less. Personally, I'm not so sure,' says Rohini B Ramanathan.
Ban on satellite photos lifted
The pictures will now be distributed through the state-owned Antrix Corporation, which will censor them prior to distribution.
The way of no flesh
Writer Rynn Berry makes a religion of vegetarianism and feels it increases compassion for other beings.
Dev Anand loses award Hillary gave him
The star of yesteryear said someone stole the award the first lady gave him.
PM's visit to boost co-operation: Mishra
The national security adviser said he himself had discussed relations with Pakistan with US policy-makers.
PM to showcase India as investment target
External affairs ministry officials are keen that Vajpayee meet the two presidential hopefuls -- Democrat Al Gore and Republican George W Bush, Jr.
Amar Bhide joins Columbia U
He has been appointed to the Glaubinger professorship of business at the university.
Bharat, in wide-angle
The Panorama India Millennium Festival in Toronto celebrates India's Independence Day.
Indian tech entrepreneurs to meet
Institutional venture capitalists are also to attend the forum on July 29.
'E-commerce, e-servicing set to boom in India'
'The e-service sector will bring more wealth to India with new models developing,' says Arjun Malhotra, chairman, TechSpan and HCL co-founder.
Aptech GDS priced at $7.175
The board of directors has decided to issue 12,020,906 global depository shares, including a greenshoe option, at $ 7.175 each, aggregating to $ 86.25 million.
Infosys invests in Singapore-based VC fund
The Indian computer software blue-chip announced that it had invested Singapore $ 1 million (US $ 576,400) in M-Commerce Ventures Pte Limited.
Tall tales make a healthy dotcom
Binni Rana's kahani.com, with many stories based on Indian mythology, may soon supplant the grandmother.
Fighting for the aliens
The Immigrants Support Network is fighting for immigration based on employment.
Preparing for leadership
Rohina Phadnis, 16, who is taking part in the National Young Leaders Conference in Washington, DC, makes a case for tolerance.
A few yoks for a cause
The audience got their money's worth at the first Hindi Hasya Sammelan in the Bay Area. In the process, they also aided the PM's drought relief fund.
UGC plans courses for pundits
It hopes to create new jobs for Indians abroad and protect the country's 'cultural heritage'.
Gururaj Deshpande unveils India start-up
Along with his Sycamore Networks, he has roped in investments from the US-based ASG-Omni venture capital fund and other angel investors.
'Rupee fall has adjusted real exchange rate'
Its recent fall against the dollar will also help exports, Minister of State for Finance Dhananjaya Kumar said on Tuesday.
India challenges basmati patent in USPTO
'A petition has been filed before the USPTO for re-examination of the grant of patent to Ricetec,' the Indian government has stated.
Of insult, and rising above it
The main issue at the annual convention of the Ahmadiyyas in Canada was about violations of the community's human rights in Pakistan.
NY theater fest is a hit
But it's local Americans who, till now, were ignorant about Indian theater, that make up most of the audience, say organizers.
A predictable lament
Vijay Prashad weaves his tale cleverly in The Karma of Brown Folk, but it certainly isn't 'fair'.
'e-comm constitutes 28.7% of our revenue'
'We have significant revenues from e-commerce and we are widely regarded as a high technology company in the e-space.' Infosys President Nandan Nilekani tells the rediff chat.
Demand steadies falling rupee
The rupee gained ground after the Reserve Bank took steps to protect it and because of continuing light import demand for dollars.
Congressman wants Pandits named minority
Sherrod Brown, Dem, has sought the support of India's National Commission for Minorities for this step, saying it is a decade overdue.
Indian bride to serve time in stabbing death of husband
Kinnari Ramesh Sutariya, 21, was sentenced on Thursday after pleading guilty to second-degree murder in the stabbing death of her husband in January at their apartment in Canton, suburban Detroit.
Cows in NYC -- an idea worth milking!
CowParade2000 is all in good fun and for a very good cause. At the end of the summer, our barnyard friends will be auctioned and the proceeds will go to New York charities.
More US sanctions likely against Taliban
It also threatened military action against the Islamic militia if Osama bin Laden indulges in any terrorist act.
Money from Indians abroad surges manifold
Remittances grew six-fold from $2.069 billion in the beginning of the 90s to $12.256 billion at the end of the decade, according to Businessline.
New Indo-US science forum launched
But despite the overtures, there's no mention of tech sanctions going.
AAHOA women's conference on July 26
It is designed to give women hoteliers professional education and networking -- and to encourage more women to join the industry.
Haemophilia not in India's health budget
India is among many developing nations, including China, Bangladesh and Pakistan, that does not allocate money for treating the disorder.
Rupee nosedives to record low of 45.03/$
The rupee clocked a fresh lifetime low of 45.03 to a dollar. The rupee had opened at Rs 44.90/91.