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The Rise of a Silicon Valley Role Model
With a salary and stock options worth $ 3.9 million, Lata Krishnan last year became the highest-compensated woman executive among the largest publicly traded companies in Silicon Valley.
Helping The Helpless: A Tale of Two Organisations
Organizations like Hamdard and Apna Ghar are very important because mainstream US organizations do not understand the cultural and socioeconomic problems peculiar to the South Asian region.
His Driving Passion: Philanthropy
Om Dutt Sharma, who has created a school, clinic and free dispensary for the children of his village, is not a Silicon Valley millionaire; he is not a rich doctor nor a businessman who makes millions. Sharma, 65, has been driving a taxi for nearly 23 years.
Groping In High Places?
A 32-year-old Indian immigrant has been accused of fondling a woman during a Detroit-Chicago flight.
'Stereotyped' Role Gives Young Actress Insight into Indian Culture
'I realised that being quiet is not a sign of weakness. The character I played was very similar to my mother, so I learned to respect my mother even more,' says Anjalee Deshpande.
ABCD Catch-phrase Is Now a Movie
The Pandya brothers are racing to edit their first film, a comedy that explores the relationships between immigrant parents and their children.
India Festival Makes an Effort to Involve Mainstream America
The festival has a lady as chair for the first time in its 11-year history. 'I felt that time had come that a woman can lead,' says Nainan Desai, president of the Gujarati Samaj in Tampa, Florida.
US Scientists Feel Pessimistic About Ban On TIFR, BARC Scientists Being Lifted
'I am not particularly optimistic that the State Department will modify their sanctions on Indian collaborations with the US,' physicist Paul Grannis told a Washington conference on Tuesday.
Ban on Indian Scientists Harms USA Too, American Conference on Scientific Freedom Is Told
'Though the sanctions on TIFR scientists may drive them out of DZero, we will continue to interact with them at CERN. The only effect is to strengthen the European project at the expense of US projects.'
Xena Delivers a Kick in the Head During Holy Week: Activist Complaints
As hundreds of television stations across America get ready to show an edited version of the Xena: Warrior Princess episode which deleted scenes in which Hanuman's head was cut off, many Hindu groups are livid with rage.
Baadshah Fails To Dance to Taal Numbers
The film earned approximately $ 263,000 in the first three days. It could end up grossing about $ 600,000 - disappointing for a highly hyped Shahrukh starrer.
San Francisco to Host First Exhibition Showcasing Sikh Art
The Asian Art Museum will host The Arts of the Sikh Kingdoms, the first comprehensive international exhibition to present the artistic traditions of the Punjab under Sikh rule.
Kargil Fundraiser In Atlanta Big Hit
'Indian families in the States could do a lot of things for the families of Kargil soldiers,' says Subhash Razdan. 'They could help the children get first rate education in India - and who knows, if some of the children want to study in the US, and if they are qualified, their host family in America could be of help.'
Invoking Buddha, Rakesh Saxena's Lawyer Tries To Keep Him Away From 'Lynching' Mob In Thailand
Defence attorney Russ Chamberlain said the affidavits of Thai witnesses are not valid because the witnesses were not sworn before Buddha as the law in Thailand requires.
Madhuri Movie 'No-Show' at Christie's Event
A five-day film and art program in New York, dedicated to M F Husain, has been cancelled due to a "no-show" by the artist and his experimental film, Gajagamini. The official line is there were "post production" or "scheduling" problems with the film.
Hundreds of Prints of Eyes Wide Shut Will Retain Shloka In Orgy Scene
Warner said the agreement reached with Hindu groups does not affect the prints which are being used in cinemas in countries where the film is in release. Over 1,500 prints used in America would not be touched, Warner said.
The Face of Courage
Sukhmani Singh was born without a single bone on one side of her face and as an infant there was a gaping hole in her forehead. Now, under treatment in New York, she has a chance of a near normal life.
Steel City to Get a Nalanda Classroom
On January 9 in the new millennium, a bit of Nalanda will welcome visitors to Pittsburgh. The Indian room, constructed for $ 400,000, is reportedly the most expensive of the nationality rooms.
'Mother Teresa' Or Khalistani?
The relatives of the woman who police in India claim was killed because she was caught in the rivalry between the Khalistan Commando Force and the Babbar Khalsa say she was a Sikh Mother Teresa.
Cops Suspend Voting in Vancouver Gurdwara
The continuing feud between fundamentalists and moderates in the gurdwaras of British Columbia once again led to scuffles during a vote on Sunday.
Pakistan-born Psychiatrist Charged With Sexual Misconduct
The only full-time psychiatrist in Cambridge, near Ontario, has been charged with four counts of sexual assault.
Vilayat Khan to present World Music Institute's opening concert
The sitar maestro will present the opening concert of the World Music Institute's 1999-2000 season at the Town Hall in New York City on September 17.
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