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NRI's doctor's book makes waves in US

Stanford University medical professor Abraham Verghese is getting ready for another bout of book tours, this time for his bestselling novel Cutting for Stone's paperback edition. The novel, set in......

Preet Bharara among 4 Indian-Americans honoured with Great Immigrants award

Four Indian-Americans, including top US attorney Preet Bharara, are among 38 distinguished personalities who have been honoured with this year's prestigious "Great Immigrants: The Pride of America"......

From Spelling Bee to Super Bowl, Indian Americans championed it all

Aziz Haniffa walks through Beyond Bollywood: Indian Americans Shape the Nation, an exhibition that explores the 'American Dream' as lived by the community stretching far behind the stereotypes such......

The colourful, manic world of Jaipur Lit Fest

Vaihayasi Pande Daniel reports on the twists and turns of the high speed, crazy literature festival It is like reading a manic, exotic novel. A luridly colourful novel which switches......

India's Smart Power in the US

As India's involvement in the growth of the US deepens, the search for the soul of India gains momentum, says T P Sreenivasan.Fareed Zakaria's The Post-American World may well be in the making as......

The story of Nike in its founder's words

The inside story of Nike, which began as an intrepid start-up evolving into one of the world's most iconic brands is narrated for the first time by the multinational company's co-founder and chief......

Swadeshis on warpath over Metro

Tirades against multinationals are not exactly new in India's software capital. First it was the movement against Cargill, the US seeds giant. Then it was the turn of Kentucky Fried Chicken to face......

Mira Nair, Abraham Verghese in conversation

Over a decade ago, Mira Nair turned Dr Abraham Verghese's best-selling memoir My Own Country into a well-received telly film starring Naveen Andrews. On Wednesday, Nair and Verghese met at Asia......

John Abraham, Farhan Akhtar cheer NY festival

Mira Nair invoked a favourite mantra once again last week at I View Film, which is emerging as a significant film festival in New York. She asked, if we don't tell our own stories, who will? She......

Nair puts down Shantaram, picks up Fundamentalist

With the future ofher Johnny Depp starrer-Shantaram hanging in the air, director Mira Nairwill start shooting another acclaimed novel The Reluctant Fundamentalist by the end of the year.She......

The Emmy-nominated desi

Actor Naveen Andrews has found redemption with the hit television series Lost, not least because it has fetched him an Emmy nomination.For many of his admirersdisappointed with his work in Bride &......
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A sense of books

Sir Francis Bacon had great taste in books. Think of his most famous quote: Some books are to be tasted, others to be swallowed, and some few to be... ...
Guha to deliver Lit for Life Annual Lecture

From an evening in 2010 to a three-day extravaganza in 2016, The Hindu 's annual literature festival, Lit for Life, has come a long way. Begun to... ...
Join IHI for 28th Annual National Forum on Quality Improvement in Health Care

--( BUSINESS WIRE )-- Institute for Healthcare Improvement-- WHO: The Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI), a leading... ...
Humanities Medal for Indian doctor

BY A STAFF WRITER WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Dr. Abraham Verghese was awarded the 2015 National Humanities Medal at the White House by President Barack... ...
Xavier School of Management organizes 3rd Dr Verghese Kurien memorial oration

PUNE: The Xavier School of Management recently organised third Dr Verghese Kurien Memorial Oration on sustainable development in the city. The... ...

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