Ajit Panja earns kudos for his new role
India's Minister of State for External Affairs says playing Ramakrishna Paramahansa on stage has changed his life.
Consensus grows against Indian leather
The US-based People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals recently got the Council of Leather Exports to impose a 60-day moratorium to improve conditions in Indian abattoirs.
On the right wavelength
WCNJ, a New Jersey-based, round-the-clock radio station, brings back to Indians the sounds of their homeland
A new kind of vision
Dr Mriganka Sur wondered if one could see with what one hears. And, if so, could this mean that sometime in the future we could hope to repair brains too?
Bollywood directors are discovering that Canada can be an exotic -- and inexpensive -- place to shoot films.
Indian American wins spelling bee again
George Abraham Thampy, 12, of St Louis spelt words such as ersatz, psilosis, endaemonic, ditokous and propaedeutic correctly in earlier rounds before snatching the title with demarche.
Delhi-based firm selected for ECOSOC summit
'It is a rare pleasure to be included in such an august body of world leaders and great thinkers from all parts of the globe,' said Rajiv Savara, Compunnel's vice-chairman.
The dakkhana is now open!
Teju Srivastav, a native of Uttar Pradesh and an MBA from Cornell, has launched a site that creates an interface to allow people to seamlessly integrate services such as e-mail, beepers, chat rooms and conventional letters. And it's all free!
The future's not ours to see
Yet, astrology continues to have a strong hold on people's minds. 'Most of my clients are Westerners of different races and cultures,' says Shazina Khan, a popular Toronto astrologer.
South Asian actors make their presence felt
It looks like the days of the quick scenes of taxi-drivers and street vendors with their exaggerated gestures and accents are out. A big factor is the drive and ambition of the new breed of actors who are pushing their marketability.
Nina Tangri takes up the challenge
Owner of an insurance brokerage company, Tangri has assured herself a huge lead time to prepare for the electoral battle in Canada by securing the PC party's nomination.