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The girl confessed that a classmate who was harassing her for the past year had carried his anger and rage far enough to create a web site called "Kill Leena" -- and many in school were logging on.
Five Skinheads Enter Plea Bargain In Gurdwara Murder
Accused of beating to death 65-year-old Nirmal Singh Gill, the temple's caretaker, over a year ago, the men are now prepared to enter a plea, which will spare the British Columbia state a huge amount of money and time in a protracted trial.
Police Seek Information On Suspect In Salva Murder Case
The Bergen County police is seeking a male Hispanic, between 20 to 30 years, about five foot seven inches, of medium build, with dark eyes and medium complexion.
Wharton Launches Electronic Publication With Mukul Pandya As Editor
'We will offer not only interesting stories by our professors and students but also the alumni, the Bombay-born Pandya said.
Sociology Professor Is Also A Tough
One of the union leaders in the battle over contracts for the California State University faculty that has been going on for over 18 months, G Nanjundappa says, 'we are about to sign a contract finally.'
East Is East Opens To Raves In New York
While the Daily News called the play 'warm and compassionate,' The New York Times said it was a 'lively production.'
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Washington Worried About Escalation
India cannot hope for any high-level pressure on Pakistan from the Clinton administration just yet because of Washington's preoccupation with Kosovo.
Retrial Set In Serial Sex Attack Case
George Philips, a 34-year-old handyman, could be deported to India after fulfilling part of his sentence. He is charged in Queens assaults with 13 counts of first degree sexual abuse, four counts of first degree sodomy, two counts of first degree rape and five counts of kidnapping.
Indian Businessman Seeks To Contest NJ Assembly Seat
When Republican voters go to the primaries on June 6 in New Jersey's Middlesex county, they will have an opportunity to choose Sylvester Fernandez who could become the first Indian-American to be elected to the state assembly.
Amritraj's Hollywood Divorce: He Gives Up 2-Year-Old Partnership To Float Company
With the establishment of Hyde Park Entertainment, Ashok Amritraj is set to "make films in the major budget league -- in the $ 40 million to $ 90 million range and primarily in partnership with studios," he said.
Building Bridges Across Cultures
The Civil Rights Movement changed America. Indian-Americans needs a similar movement today to understand what it means to be part of a much more diverse America, says Anju Bhargava.
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Fugitive Mother Returns To Reunite With Daughters
Federal agents arrested Ellen Dever, Bipin Shah's estranged wife, as she stepped off a plane from Switzerland at the Philadelphia International Airport.
Police Seek Information In Newsstand Owner's Murder
Newsstand vendors are a natural prey to robbers because -- like cab drivers -- they keep cash in their shops. More than 60 per cent of newsstand employees are from the Indian subcontinent.
How Indian-Produced Mainstream Films Fare
The reality is that unless the movies do well abroad and have a strong video sale, they could lose money. Shekhar Kapur's Elizabeth, for instance, has mostly ended its worldwide run with a decent $ 64 million gross, and the $ 28 million movie is at the break-even stage now.
For Hanif Kureishi, Love Weighed More Than Ideology
'Islam is a huge and powerful religion, followed by millions, and it is also a big business run by men with enormous amounts of authority,' the novelist says.
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Love Affair With Cousin Turns Into Murder; Boyfriend Held On a $1 Million Bail
Kurt Latchman spent the last weekend hoping that his friends would bail him out of the jail, but on May 25 he was told that the charges of aggravated assault against him were being changed to murder.
Prosecutor Demands Murder Charge In Death of a News Vendor
Amritlal Salva, 69, suffered a heart attack in captivity in Fairview, a small New Jersey city.
Gangwal, Wolf Decide To Stay Out Of New Incentive Pay Plan
The Association of Flight Attendants and other unions objected to the plan under which USAir executives can receive cash payments for as much as five times their base salaries.
Academic Novel By Real Life Professor Provokes Controversies
The professor of Indian studies is a happily married man but he is obsessed by his one carnal failure -- he has never made love to an Indian woman.
Toronto Sikhs Mark Khalsa Celebrations By Raising Money for Children's Hospital
While the goal of the community had been to reach $ 100,000 -- several had expressed the wish that they wanted to collect $ 500,000 -- because five is tied to the symbols of Sikhism.
52nd edition of Yogananda's book draws new attention to his work
Apart from a deluxe edition ($ 39), the book is available in paperback for $ 5.50; audio version read by Oscar-winner Ben (Gandhi) Kingsley have also sold in thousands. Twelve audiocassettes go for $ 48.
Inter-Religious Group Cleans Up A Vandalized Mosque In Chicago
The mosque, renovated at about $ 3.6 million, caters to a significant number of immigrants - reportedly about 10,000 - from the Indian subcontinent living in and around Chicago.
Gurdaspur to Los Gatos: The $ 250 million story of Jessie Singh
It has been quite a change for the immigrant who tried farming in Yuba City, then delivered pizza and worked at a gasoline station - all these jobs at minimum wage for 16 hours a day, while his wife Surinder, 35, worked as an assembler at an electronics company.
Ban on cellular phones irks New
'One feels psychologically reassured talking to a fellow Indian who is driving the cab at the same time in another part of the city," says one taxi driver. 'It is not that my friend could anything for me when I am mugged. But the reassurance is important.'
Indian fund powers U of California at Santa Cruz conference on Indian history
A year after entrepreneur Narpat Bhandari gave over $ 1 million (with promises of more to come) to the university on his wife Chandra's birthday to endow a chair for Indian studies, the school recently held a major conference on Indian history, tradition and cultures.
New Japanese toilet prime example of entrepreneurship: Professor Sheth
While every speaker at the TIE conference spoke about technology industries, he dwelt on innovative products -- and what they reveal about a potentially multibillion dollar industry in the new millennium.
Sold-Out TIE Conference Was A Big Hit With 20-Plus Crowd
The Entrepreneurship in the Internet Age conference was sold out, with at least 200 out of the 900 attendees, coming from other American states. The conference room looked more like the venue for a college function.
California Teenagers Target Bidis, Get Backing Of Influential Congressman
It is very unlikely that Congressman Lloyd Dogrett had ever heard of the word Bidis but in the past few weeks he has been getting acquainted with such brands as Mangalore Ganesh and Kailas bidis.
With His Daughters Back With Him Bipin Shah Is Ready For Big Dreams
While his critics continue to blacken his reputation, the millionaire businessman is ready for a number of big business ventures.
Young Indian American Dreams Up 'Unamerican' Shock Therapy
He is a rebel with a cause, an Indian with an Unamerican dream. Srini Kumar's mission is to get people to question the conventional, mainstream ways in society and thus form a force of like-minded people.
'It was the worst time of Nehru's life'
'At the very moment when he needed to show political recovery and strength, the State Department would advertise and exploit his weakness,' the former US ambassador recalls in a new book.
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