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Miss America Nina Davuluri meets Obama at White House

Recently crowned Miss America Nina Davuluri, the first Indian-American to have won the coveted beauty pageant, met United States President Barack Obama on Wednesday when she visited the White......

That's how close we are, says Obama

United States President Barack Obama on Friday made a reference to the new Miss America's Indian heritage as he acknowledged the role of the community in pushing for stronger relationship between......

'Why I was electrified by Nina Davuluri's victory'

Amid the racist tweets and essays on how Miss America Nina Davuluri might ironically never have won a beauty pageant in India because of her colour, Sepia Mutiny blog co-founder Anna John points......

Breaking barriers: Miss America Nina Davuluri speaks up!

A victim of racial slurs and messages after being crowned Miss America over the weekend, Nina Davuluri has announced that she will use her position to celebrate diversity through cultural......

Unlike in USA, our beauty pageants don't reflect India's diversity

Nina Davuluri's choice as Miss America shows how hollow Indians' concept of beauty is and how our beauty pageants don't reflect the country's diversity, says Amberish K Diwanji.   Nina......

Analysts welcome Rail Budget, but frown at missing details

Rating agencies and analysts on Wednesday welcomed Railway Minister Sadananda Gowda's maiden Budget for not being populist, but raised some reservations on implementation and lack of clarity on......

'Acche din aa rahe hain' for Indo-Pak ties: Pak envoy

Borrowing from Narendra Modi's phraseology, Pakistan on Tuesday said 'acche din aa rahe hain' for bilateral ties with India and expressed hope that the process of granting non-discriminatory market......

Sensex drops 188 points amid growth concerns

Markets succumbed to profit taking in the second half of the trading session, amid growth concerns, with private banking majors and index heavyweights ITC and Reliance Industries leading the......

From tech pioneer to media baron, Jeff Bezos' success story

Jeff Bezos, founder of Amazon.com Inc and soon to be the new owner of the Washington Post, is one of the few chief executives in corporate America who refuse to bow to Wall Street's quarterly......

Beauty is a curse: Halle Berry

She was the first African-American torepresent America at the Miss World pageant.She has won enough beauty titles to last a lifetime.And she has an Oscar (Monster's Ball) to her credit.But Halle......

Captain America: The Winter Soldier has as much brain as it has brawn

Captain America: The Winter Soldier has action-packed entertainment, raves Paloma Sharma.The world doesn't seem to have changed much since Steve Rogers (Chris Evans) was last put on ice,......

Review: Saving Mr Banks is a vintage Disney treat

'It's too long, too sentimental, too hacky in bits, but, ultimately, it’s truly chipper in a way most films have forgotten how to be.' 'It might not be......

'We always wanted to come to America'

Bollywood’s biggest overseas event, the IIFA Awards, will be held in the US for the first time. Aseem Chhabra reports. It started off 15 years ago as a Bollywood awards event at......

TRAILER REVIEW: The Amazing Spiderman 2 looks exciting

Raja Sen feels The Amazing Spiderman 2 trailer is solid and shows us a very ambitious film. Spidey’s back. And, fittingly enough, the trailer starts with a shot of the......

WC qualifier: Uruguay's Suarez banned for Venezuela game

Striker Luis Suarez will miss South American champions Uruguay's crucial World Cup qualifier in Venezuela, the upstarts threatening to deny them a place in next year's finals in Brazil. Suarez, who......

Valencia injures ankle, misses next Copa match

Ecuador's Antonio Valencia has injured the ankle which he had surgery on last year and will miss their second Copa America Group B match against Venezuela on Saturday, a team doctor said on......

Montero doubtful for semi-final

Uruguay captain Paolo Montero is battling a stomach problem and could miss thesemi-final of the Copa America football tournamentagainst Brazil on Wednesday, coach Jorge Fossati said.Montero, one of......

Sports Shorts: Sabella to decide on Argentina future in coming week

With a September friendly looming for Argentina against their World Cup final conquerors Germany, coach Alejandro Sabella is aware of the urgency of a decision on his future. Sabella, whose side......

FIFA defends Suarez biting ban that many call excessive

FIFA defended the harsh punishment it handed down to Uruguay striker Luis Suarez for biting an opponent during the World Cup, despite complaints on Friday from his coach, politicians and even the......
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Rohit Soni
Q. I think a lil doze of self deception,,every now and thn to make you feel good about yourself is right thing to do,,can boost confidence..!!What do you say..??
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Q. Deyani case the case of missing person in America lodged in indian courts was it to shield favored diplomat from locallaws ?
Raj Sharma:  A. that may hive you a temporary happiness but does not work in long run .........The first and worst of all frauds is to cheat one's self. After that...... more

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Q. OK. USA was harsh on Mrs Khobragade Had Mrs Khobragade done something wrong? Why Indian Govt could see what was so clear to US?
QueSera Sera:  A. yes, obviously for that.Besides,the way our diplomat was treated is quite unexpected n shows the high handed attitude of the Americans who consider...... more

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Q. Who is elected as Miss America recently?
Sigma:  A. I want to be Miss USA or Miss America. I would bring the trophy back to Nebraska. My interests are agriculture and corn. Hey, I'm just riding this...... more

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Farhaan
Q. Racism is very much in western countries as now American girl of an Indian original became Miss America. I had similar experience of mine when I had beaten US (2nd) and Netherland (3rd) by split seconds in inter-collegiate swimming championship. Well none seem to be pleased with this achievement of mine. Now also I am a coach for swimmers in my Own University Kings where i study law (LLM) but here in UK they have appreciated that an indian origin now UK resident is training students from all walks of life & countries.. So I feel racism unless curbed may become difficult for some migrants.Urvws
Farhaan:  A. A girl more

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Sivakarthikeyan takes on Kamal

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iPhone and Mac sales jump, but iPad continues to slump

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Former Miss America to Present Awards at 2014 Diversity Leadership Retreat

PR.com 2014-07-24 Orlando, FL, July 24, 2014 --( PR.com )-- The Society for Diversity is proud to announce that Ericka Dunlap, former Miss... ...

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