Of computers and human relationships
Man, Woman and Mouse deals with a couple who bring a computer home, and how it affects their relationship. Eventually, it takes over their lives and changes everything.
For better and verse
A live quartet plays in the background at Indigo Books in Toronto's downtown, where Vikram Seth is scheduled to read segments of his latest venture to aficionados. Crowds throng for a dekko at the little writer.
Indian, Pak nuke site photos on the Web
'It is evident simply from looking at the satellite imagery we have released thus far that India and Pakistan have invested substantial resources in their nuclear and missile programmes,' FAS space policy project director John Pike told rediff.com
Newly migrated Firdaus Ali takes a light-hearted look at life in the powerful, superior, enviable West.
Bollywood Awards in NY to be Webcast live
Among the personalities expected to attend are Aishwarya Rai, Anil Kapoor, Tabu, Urmila Matondkar, Richard Gere and, probably, even Hillary Clinton. The surprise guest is likely to be Madonna or Ricky Martin.
'My attitude has always been that of seeing the glass half-full...'
`Buena Vista Social Club', a film made by Deepak Nayyar, an Indian filmmaker in Hollywood, was nominated for an Oscar. Nayyar speaks of his films and what it felt like to have narrowly missed the coveted prize.
Chutney Popcorn adds Indian spice to Toronto gay film festival
The festival, Toronto's second largest film event, marks a milestone this year as it celebrates its tenth anniversary.
Sinha to follow in Mahajan's footsteps
The winds of diplomacy are beginning to shift towards what Mahajan calls 'the world capital of information technology'. The finance minister is scheduled to visit the San Francisco Bay Area next week.
Chemist with the golden heart
J C Kurian set up a small medical lab in 1971 in a two-room industrial unit in Toronto with just four employees, including his wife. Today, Alpha Labs is among Canada's top medical labs with more than 300 employees.
Mahajan's visit strengthens India-Silicon Valley link
The visit followed on the heels of the high-level interaction that took place between non-resident Indian entrepreneurs from the Valley and the Indian government in January this year.
Echomail: the automated answer
The first time V A Shiva heard the term 'electronic mail', he thought it had something to do with passing electricity through letter paper. Today, Shiva is out to revolutionise the whole process of responding to e-mail.
India, China to outpace Japan in Net growth
In 1999, the number of active Internet users in India was just 270,000. In 2003, it is expected to top 9 million, according to last week's eAsia Report.
Guru of the box office
Gitesh Pandya, 28, has made a career of what used to be his hobby: tracking movies, gathering data, and analysing the American box office.
'To be honoured means to feel somewhat assured of the legitimacy of what you are doing'
Amit Chaudhuri, who won the Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Fiction, 2000, talks about awards and his next book.