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Meet Obama's new desi advisors

United States President Barack Obama last week announced his intent to name three Indian Americans among 14 new members to the President’s Advisory Commission on Asian Americans and Pacific......

Desi diplomat to assist US secretary Nisha Desai Biswal

Atul Keshap, a senior Indian American career diplomat and one of the rising stars in the United States foreign service, has been picked by Nisha Desai Biswal, the newly appointed assistant......

An endorsement by Clinton is a big deal for this desi

Dr Ami Bera, California physician, who according to conventional wisdom is the only Indian American congressional candidate this time around among all of the community's aspirants who has a good......

Fifth year in a row, a desi kid wins US spelling bee

That Indian American kids rule when it comes to the National Spelling Bee, particularly in the last two decades, was manifest on Thursday night when Snigdha Nandipati, a 14-year-old from San Diego,......

Desi attorney raises record $1.2 mn for US Congress bid

Indian-American attorney Ro Khanna, who served for two years in a senior position in the Obama administration, has raised a record $1.2 million (around Rs 6.24 crore) in one single quarter for his......

Obama cites desi techie's case to push for immigration reform

President Barack Obama cited Indian-American entrepreneur Geetha Vallabhaneni’s case to push for a comprehensive immigration reform while speaking at the Betty Ann Ong Recreation Center in......

Stay invested in the markets to make money

One should figure out the impact of taxes and brokerage costs if you think your trading or stock-picking skills can beat the index, notes Devangshu DattaBarry Ritholtz is a financial columnist for......

The man behind Rajaratnam's sentencing

Raj Rajaratnam's 11-year sentence might be far less than what United States District Attorney Preet Bharara sought, but the legal eagle and his team have won a "huge victory," felt Ravi Batra,......

4G battle heating up: It's Ambani versus Mittal

Adages abound about how even a short period, say a week, can be a long time in certain walks of life, say politics. Try saying that to Mukesh Ambani, who runs the country's largest company by......

RBI to set bank executives' pay from 2012

Salaries of top management executives at private and foreign banks will have to be as per the Reserve Bank of India's guidelines from next fiscal, central bank said on Tuesday, while asking the......

Seen Emmy-winner Archie Panjabi's best films?

Just a few years ago, you'd be hard-pressed to find a desi on American television, outside the stereotypical convenience store owner or nerdy doctor. But how things have changed. Today, a fresh......

Latinas scorching the desi screen

It's salsa season in Bollywood. More and more Latin American actresses are finding a place on Indian screens, from song sequences to full-time roles, and Indian directors are wasting no time......

Love Aaj Kal becomes superhit overseas

Love Aaj Kal stormed the desi box office in North America and the United Kingdom, grossing over $2 million last weekend and became the first Bollywood superhit of the year. With the $1.2 million......

Review: Let's Dance

Welcome to the brand new American Desi family enterprise -- the Bollywood motion picture. Come one, come all and please remember, leave your disbelief hanging off the hook beside your shower stall.......

'I was surrounded by 70 snakes'

Inspired by the hit American televisionreality show, Fear Factor, India will have its own desi show,Khatron Ke Khiladi. Apparently, it will take thegame to the highest level of physical and mental......

Katrina, Deepika, SRK spice up IPL opening ceremony

The 'City of Joy' opened its heart to the cricket world as a dazzling Bollywood-style opening ceremony kicked-off the sixth edition of the Indian Premier League in Kolkata on Tuesday night,......
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This book is an entertainment device and does not require batteries, reads the fine print in a corner on the back-cover of Play With Me (Penguin... ...

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Indians on their mobile phones are ubiquitous, loud and insular

The Argumentative Indian has become almost as much of a stereotype as the Ugly American, but the advent of smartphones clearly has added another... ...

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Younguns hit the high note, rap in style

Bangalore: Groovy lyrics, funky beats and some pacy rhyme jam. Rapping, as a form of music, tends to tug at heartstrings, especially of youngsters... ...

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My first Diwali away from home

Desis in the US recall their earliest celebration of the festival of lights on American soil. Chaya Babu reports. Shweta Katti's first Diwali in... ...

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