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3 Indian Americans helped create artificial life

Three Indian scientists were part of the 24-member team that developed the first synthetic bacterial genome.The three researchers of Indian-origin were Sanjay Vashee, Radha Krishnakumar and......

Saturn moon Enceladus 'may contain life'

Scientists at the American space agency National Aeronautics and Space Administration have claimed that Saturn's moon Enceladus 'may contain life,' after they discovered new evidence suggesting......

Student casts Kalpana Chawla in bronze

A fine-arts student in Chennai has sculpted a life-size bronze sculpture of India-born American astronaut, Kalpana Chawla.The sculpture will be exhibited for public viewing on February 1, the day......

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......

Dr Murthy spells out his plans to improve America's health

'My grandfather was a poor farmer who fought for democracy and freedom in India and who could have never dreamed that his grandson would have the opportunity to sit before you today and be......

Get ready for globally connected classrooms

Harnessing the potential of internet, an Indian American family has embarked on an ambitious project of connecting classrooms across the world to bring in virtual real time interaction among......

'Rajat Gupta's conviction does not mean the end of the Indian story in America'

‘When the news of Gupta tipping Rajaratnam broke, the Establishment, which he had so carefully cultivated during his 40 years in America, quickly moved to distance itself from him. This is......

IT has transformed India: Ganesh Natarajan

Finance Minister P Chidambaram presented the Budget in Parliament on February 28.What impact will it have on the information technology sector?Will the Budget help India's business process......

'We wish Rajat well in these trying times'

Leading IIT alumni in the United States, including former chairmen and CEOs of Fortune 500 multinational conglomerates like Raj L Gupta, expressed sadness over the Greek-like tragic fall of Rajat......

Markets gain led by IT shares

Markets ended higher on Thursday, amid a volatile trading session, led by gains in software shares. However, selling in FMCG and index heavyweight Reliance capped further gains in late trades. The......

After Water, Deepa Mehta goes to Hollywood

In looking at the turbulent life of an American who married the last crown prince of Korea in 1959, only to be shunned by his family because she could not produce an heir, Deepa Mehta finds more......

Happy 75th birthday, Francis Ford Coppola

'We're fortunate to have a master like Coppola in our midst, and whatever in the world be his next adventure -- a longform cable television narrative, a minutely detailed biopic, a whimsical......

Goa IFFI: Bureaucracy on the Beach

Aseem Chhabra encounters an Indian dinosaur at the Goa film festival. Wishes do come true. In the late 1970s as a college student in Delhi, I promised myself that one day I will make a career out......

Milkha Singh: They couldn't show all pain in Bhaag Milkha...

Milkha Singh is running very fast again -- this time, at the box office. The legendary athlete's biopic Bhaag Milkha Bhaag, starring Farhan Akhtar, has created a global stir, and the icon cannot......

Mira Nair: I find Pakistan very alluring

Against the backdrop of the Boston bombing, The Reluctant Fundamentalist added poignancy as it explores influences that make people who love America turn against it.  Mira Nair shares with......

Tiger Woods set to drop out of world's top 50

Tiger Woods will plummet to depths he has not reached in 15 years as he is projected to drop two spots to 51st in the world rankings to be issued on Monday. The former world number one has not......

Ireland ready for Bangladesh challenge

Dismissing Bangladesh captain Shakib Al Hasan's suggestion that Ireland will struggle on the spin-friendly conditions in Dhaka, Irish skipper William Porterfield insisted that his team is well......

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Incredible Abhi
Q. How Americans can run their industries and economic services without the import of labour force from outside?
Incredible Abhi:  A. By outsourcin them to developing countries perhaps? Ur right tho, most of America's strides were made by labour force. The US blue collar...... more

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Q. WHAT DO YOU MEAN BY PHET?
Ramsingh Sachan:  A. Toronto: Accusing world famous astrophysicist Stephen Hawking of spreading misinformation about threats from aliens, former Canadian defence...... more

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Q. What is the detail of ESI and SAP ?
ROCK AUSTIN:  A. Electrospray ionization, a technique used for mass spectrometryEuropean Software Institute, a non-profit foundation launched as an initiative of...... more

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Q. Why is the \"deadline\" called so?
Samir Brahmbhatt:  A. Our ability to meet deadlines is crucial in our jobs and lives overall. If we miss them, we miss opportunities and events, can lose jobs and...... more

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Kolkata teen gets call-up from 7 top US varsities

KOLKATA: A 19-year-old from the city has received admission offers from seven top US varsities, most of them Ivy League, after achieving a perfect... ...

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A deeply empathetic, but brutal prison drama

ritain can't claim the illustrious track record of prison dramas that American cinema has under its belt but a healthy chunk of the examples it can... ...

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ProfNet Experts Available on State of the Union, Disaster Response, More

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Man with Midas touch

Think of some of the best photos clicked by an Indian photographer and one of the haunting images that comes to mind is the skeleton of a child... ...

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Capitalism and the Dalai Lama

Tibetan Buddhists actually count wealth among the four factors in a happy life, along with worldly satisfaction, spirituality and enlightenment... ...

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