Indians To Form Human Chain At Golden Gate To Protest Torture Of Soldiers
'While people of my generation could be sceptical of such efforts, younger people at Oracle and other Silicon Valley firms were ready to take the plunge,' says Mani M Manivannan of the Tamil Manram.
Accused in Dunkin' Donut Murders
Despite his protestations that he abhorred violence, and the police had extorted a murder confession from him, 27-year old Trone Tyrone Ashford was found guilty in the slaying of two low-paid Indian immigrants last year. He could get a death sentence for the slayings.
Sikh Woman Found Guilty In Child's Death Denied Bail
Allowing Manjit Basuta on bail would be inviting her to flee the country, the prosecutor argued.
Bill Gates Funds Indian Child
The pilot programs can become models for delivering reproductive and child health services in India at the community level, and then be replicated by Indian organisations on a broad scale.
Baby doc uses paladai to help newborns
At a time when the globalization of the Indian economy has
let in a flood of Western commodities, a pediatrician in Philadelphia is
quietly helping American babies benefit from the wisdom and simplicity of a
traditional Indian device.
New Yorker Chooses Lahiri As One Of 20 Writers For 21st Century
The question of identity is always a difficult one, says Jhumpa Lahiri. '...But especially so for those who are culturally displaced, as immigrants are, or those who grow up in two worlds simultaneously, as is the case for their children.'
Bill Seeks To Help Low-Income Immigrants
The bill seeks to restore health coverage cut by the Congress two years ago, and could help over 125,000 children and 50,000 pregnant women each year.
Father Held On $100,000 Bail In Child Abuse Case
At the Queens Criminal Court, Jagmohan has pleaded not guilty to assault in the first degree and endangering the life of his two-week old child.
The Decade Of Fusion Cooking
For the serious food lovers in Elvis's city, Raji Jallepalli's gastronomic symphony at Restaurant Raji offers a rare treat.
Samaritans Seek Ethnic Volunteers
The New York-based organization last year received 45,000 calls from people contemplating suicide, but the number of volunteers is grossly inadequate, organizers of the 24-hour hotline say.
Concert for CRY
House Extends Presidential Waiver Authority
The House of Representatives voted on June 15 to
extend for one year, President Clinton's authority to waive some of the
sanctions imposed on New Delhi and Islamabad last year.
Lawyer For Indian Nanny Convicted In Baby's Death Vows To Fight On
Manjit Basuta, who has British citizenship, faces 25 years to life in prison when
she is sentenced July 13.
Man Sought For `Senseless Murder'
Police have identified Teven Persaud as the gunman who
shot and killed 19-year-old
Abzal Khan, at a reception hall in
Hicksville, following an
argument and a fist-fight.
Dr Khalsa's Prescription For Pain
The Arizona-based gerontologist's four levels of handling chronic pain involve nutritional therapy, physical therapy, medications, and mental and spiritual control.
Meenakshi to dance
Help for Muslims
Yoga for writers
Visa Shortage For Visiting Professors Worries Universities
University administrators complain that most visas go to high-tech experts from India and other countries, and only a few dozen visas are left for academia.
Dunkin' Donut Murder Trial Continues
The testimony of Alicia N Holloway, 17, could help convict her former friend
and crime-mate Trone Tyrone Ashford, 26.
Biwi No 1 Continues To Be a Big Draw
Exhibitors, waiting for a huge hit, think Subhash Ghai could come to their rescue with Taal. The audio cassettes and CDs of the movie were released last week and the music is clawing its way up the charts.
Time Again For Potomac Temple's Annual Rath Yatra
The parade, organised by the Sri Radha Madana Mohana Temple
in Potomac and other Hare Krishna chapters, is the biggest of its kind, and was attended by 3,000 devotees last year.
Dunkin' Donut Double Murder Trial Opens
Trone Tryrone Ashford, who shot three Indian employees of a Dunkin' Donuts restaurant in Camp Spring, could face the death sentence if found guilty.
Hare Krishnas To Be Sued For Sexual Abuse of Children
Dallas attorney Windle Turley has already begun building a case against the movement, even though he does not specify how much damages he will be seeking.
The Darker Side of Iskcon
Nori J Muster's book, Betrayal of the Spirit, lifts the veil off the Krishna cult.
Pandya's Vision Bears Fruit At Wharton
Knowledge@Wharton generated 26,000 hits within the first 24 hours of its debut on May 26. Today, the website has more than 3,500 registered users in 88 countries.
Straight A's At School. And Earning $50,000 A Year
Anand Shimpi began taking apart PCs when he was hardly seven. Today his web page draws more than 30,000 visitors daily, and is ranked by Webside Story as the No 1 computer page.
Tragicomic Combat of Cultures, Sexes
East Is East, Ayub Khan-Din's play is currently wowing audiences in the Big Apple.
Satchidananda's Yoga Ashram Caught Up In A New Controversy
When a special issue of Vanity Fair recently ran an advertisement insert by Donna Karan and listed in "our favorite classes" a yoga institute in
Manhattan, Rick Ross, a controversial cult fighter, began calling up the
media. Why was Donna Karan endorsing the Integral Yoga Institute, he
Rick Ross on How To Stay Away From Cults
The well-known cult fighter says there are signs that members of religious groups can look for to determine whether they are a group that is safe or unsafe.
Mastech Among America's Hottest-Growing Firms: BusinessWeek
'This recognition, and our rapid growth, is a strong indicator that our strategy to be a leading global IT solutions firm is working extremely well,' said Sunil Wadhwani, Mastech's chairman and CEO, 'and it represents a unique value proposition to our worldwide client base.'
Rejection of Mosque Project Riles New Jersey Community
'We have followed the law to the letter,' Yusuf Dadani said. 'Now, the only
course of action available to us is to go to the courts.'
Saya! Fosters Self-Confidence, Community Spirit Among South Asian Teens
South Asian Youth Action has helped hundreds of South Asian teenagers in New York's Queens borough the past three years to address issues of conflict with their peers, parents and family members.