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I Want My Kirpan Back: Gurcharan Singh Bhatia
The 70-year-old Sikh priest was handcuffed and charged with carrying a concealed weapon when the police found a six-inch kirpan on him while investigating a minor traffic accident near the town of Mentor a few weeks ago.
Good Samaritans Open Up Their Hotels to Victims of Hurricane Floyd
As the hurricane tore through South Carolina, causing widespread flooding, rendering 330,000 homes powerless and sending thousands of people into shelters, Suren Shah forgot his losses and opened his hotels to the needy.
Smart Shareholders to Vote on $2 Billion Sale to Solectron
As part of the purchase, Ajay Shah, chairman and chief executive of Smart Modular, will become president and chief executive of a new Solectron technology design group. Shah owns about 35 per cent of Smart Modular along with his wife Lata Krishnan and Mukesh Patel.
Teenagers Find Hindu Camp Cool
'We thought it would be so boring, but we had so much fun we want to go next year,' says Manasi, 14. 'We learned meditation, yoga and aarti and met a lot of nice people. Lot of times, American kids don't understand us. Here we were all from the same background.'
Ackerman Flays Move to Ban Contributions from Green Card Holders
"Our aim must be increased participation of people in our political process and not to shut out one category or the other," the Democrat said.
Aboard No 7
From Manhattan to Queens -- spanning 120 cultures in an hour.
Flying Surgeon Loves to Give Back
Ravindra Shah, who was recently promoted to brigadier general in the air force, believes one had to leave behind a moral and spiritual legacy, rather than millions of dollars.
A Balanced View of an e-Commerce Future
'The biggest changes we are going to see in the next five years is the Third World jumping on the e-commerce bandwagon,' says e-commerce guru Mohanbir Sawhney.
Her Homework's A Hit
Suneeta Peres da Costa, who scored 'an international coup' with her new book, will address SAJA.
More Desi Hungamas
The hot new parties coming up on the Indo-American scene.
Her Client Killed, Attorney Tries To Restore Kids To Grandmother
Lawyer for the divorce that wasn't to be, Grace Hoffman is fighting to get the two children of the couple back in Ohio, so that they join their grandmother.
Holy Smoke Rouses Critics In Venice Fest
Comedy could make Kate Winslet an Oscar contender.
Plotting Tech Battles For The 21st Century
Some of the best-known names in the Silicon Valley will offer in-depth insights on semiconductors, telecommunications, software, investment banking, networking, Internet and venture capital.
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Bole So Nihal
Expatriates Meet In Montreal To Heal Rift
Indians and Pakistanis met recently in Montreal, Canada's largest city, to discuss the building of a secular and democratic platform for the diaspora.
Earth Looks Ahead To A Good Showing
The film had a strong opening in the art house cinemas in New York and Los Angeles in its first weekend of release with many theaters reported several near sell-out shows.
Xena Producer Defends Ally Sunil Aghi
Rob Tapert is upset about protesters attacking businessman and community leader Sunil Aghi for endorsing the edited episode and appearing at its end to plead for understanding Hinduism.
Obsessed By Codes and Enigmas
Simon Singh's books are filled with centuries-old dramas and modern day responses.
Creativity, Big Bucks
Show Me The Money!
"I am actively looking for good people to invest in," says B V Jagadeesh, angel investor, co-founder and CTO of the successful Exodus Communications.
Doc Wanted For Four Murders Nabbed
Police catch up with Dr Nawaz Ahmad, accused of killing his wife and her relatives at JFK airport from where he was about to flee to Karachi.
Starry Reviews Greet Earth
The New York Times said the movie "is a powerful and disturbing reminder of how a civilization can suddenly crack under certain pressures."
Don't Get Me Wrong. I Love This Movie
Bapsi Sidhwa, author of Cracking India, says she initially felt frustrated that many characters and episodes in her book did not survive in the screenplay but she was bowled over by the result.
Student Who Plotted To Kill Family Gets Community Work
Harjit Mann escaped a prison sentence as the judge accepted a defense plea about her state of mind at the time of the incident.
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