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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......

Why dollar's rise against euro won't impact rupee much

For the time being, the Reserve Bank of India is likely to stick to a range of 58-62 a dollar for the rupee, despite the dollar appreciating against the euro. This is because the softening global......

More government, more growth?

Given the fetish for good governance in the current political discourse, a question worth answering is, what difference does governance make to growth, rues Abheek Barua 'Good governance' falls in......

BRICS: A strong model for governance

The BRICS model will need to demonstrate the efficacy of a second alternative governance structure to reform the Bretton Woods legacy, says Zorawar Daulet Singh. It has become customary for some......

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......

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......

Why Is A Nation of Brown People Obsessed With White Actresses?

‘It would be wrong to blame only Bollywood or the fairness cream industry, or the masses that cater to both, because clearly, all of us encourage this lust for whiteness that films and......

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......

Football friendly: Willian strike gives Brazil victory over Ecuador

Willian of Brazil shoots on Alexander Dominguez, right, of Ecuador during their match at MetLife Stadium, New Jersey. Photograph: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images Brazil beat Ecuador 1-0 in an......

7 women who caused shock and awe at US Open!

Aleksandra Krunic of Serbia returns a shot against Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic during their women's singles third round match at the US Open. Photograph: Al Bello/Getty Image The......

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......
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Q. VGM and Thank you rediff QnA-I have not missed much between Eleven fifty five pm last night and at 7.52 am now- just five questions were posted !!Left wondering what bug or Ebola hit members here! Just staying away for sure ???What do you think will be the real cause ?? Need a serious introspection/GD/Brain storming is it not ??
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Q. Do you think Columbus tops the chart of LOST PEOPLE? Why?
Proud Mom:  A. the thing is the number of spammers were too much so somepeople just stopped coming at night ... 9-11 is people time ...come to think of it 9-11...... more

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Q. Can dark women become ''successful heroines" in Bollywood,,,,???
Natasha:  A. yeah bcz d "lost n found" missing person found America..:)) more

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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..??
Rohit Soni:  A. In India skin colour is associated with beautyI remember the roar when an Indian girl with Wheaties color was chosen as Miss America.It was being...... more

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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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Dunga brings in fresh defensive blood for Asian swing

RIO DE JANEIRO: Brazil coach Dunga named fresh defensive blood on Wednesday in the shape of CSKA Moscow defender Mario Fernandes and Inter Milan... ...

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