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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......

India tops world hunger list with 194 million people

India’s numerous social programmes are expected to continue to fight hunger and poverty, states a UN report. Image: Naushad, 18-months-old and suffering from severe malnutrition, lies on his......

Global banks make a beeline to invest in India's start-ups

While India has fewer Internet users than China, online sales could rise to over $100 billion in 2020 from $2.9 billion in 2013, making it the fastest-growing market globally, according to a Morgan......

Remembrance: When Parag Parikh got (a little) angry

If someone had scored the match between Parikh and life like a boxing match, Parikh would probably come out ahead. It is a pass-through!” Parikh said with a growl. It was 2010 and Parag......

IPR: Obama govt accused of getting soft on IndiaIPR: Obama govt accused of getting soft on India

A top Republican lawmaker has accused the Obama Administration of being soft on alleged violations by India on intellectual property. "Once again, the (Obama) Administration has missed the mark,"......

Tech Mahindra's journey with Satyam so far

While the acquisition helped Tech Mahindra add $1.2 billion to its top line, it took almost eight quarters to do so; the company also spent around $200 million in legal fees.  There are......

Saying goodbye to America's best TV show

Image: Jon Hamm as Don Draper in Mad Men. 'That Mad Men is currently the best-written show and quite unlike anything else out there is an understatement.' As Mad Men draws to a close after eight......

Oscars 2015: Eddie Redmayne, Jullianne Moore win

The 87th Annual Academy Awards have been announced. A quick glance at the winners, listed in bold: BEST PICTURE American Sniper  Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) Boyhood The......

The Indian film that made waves at Sundance

Filmmaker Prashant Nair's Umrika won the audience award in the World Cinema Dramatic Competition section of the recently-concluded Sundance Film Festival 2015. We re-publish an interview with the......

Birdman, Boyhood, American Sniper sweep Oscar 2015 nominations

The 87th Annual Academy awards nominations were announced by directors JJ Abrams and Alfonso Cuarón as well as Chris Pine and Academy President Cheryl Boone Isaacs, at the......

When Roshan met Mary

Indian actors from different generations and worlds, Roshan Seth and Sendhil Ramamurthy, star in a remarkable film, co-starring Oscar winner Mary Steenburgen and Oscar nominee Michael Lerner.......

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......

Brazil businessman lynchpin in FIFA corruption scam

In an indictment released by the Department of Justice on Wednesday, Hawilla was one of four convicted defendants who helped US investigators build their case against 14 top global soccer officials......

'I've been dreading this moment...I am going to miss it so much'

Liverpool's Steven Gerrard poses on the pitch with his family after his final game at Anfield. Photograph: Phil Noble/Reuters Steven Gerrard spoke of dread, devastation and defeat on Saturday as......

QPR striker Vargas out for six weeks

Queens Park Rangers striker Eduardo Vargas will be out of action for six weeks due to a knee ligament injury, the player's agent said on Monday. The 25-year-old Chilean international, who is on......
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Uruguay union looks to get Suarez's FIFA ban annulled

Reuters 10 minutes ago MONTEVIDEO (Reuters) - Uruguay's players' union plans to ask FIFA to annul its nine-match international ban on Luis... ...

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PHOTO RELEASE--Gov. Bryant Signs Investment Bill for Ingalls Shipbuilding's "Shipyard of the Future" Project

GlobeNewswire 2015-05-28PASCAGOULA, Miss., May 28, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Gov. Phil Bryant visited Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE:HII)... ...

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FIFA scandal has big implications …

The FIFA corruption scandal is having wide-ranging implications in soccer-loving Brazil. The country's justice minister, Jose Eduardo Cardozo,... ...

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BancorpSouth Receives America Saves Designation of Savings Excellence for Banks

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World hunger falls to under 800 million, eradication is next goal

A woman farmer in The Gambia shows a dry tuft of rice in a drought period. 27 May 2015, Rome - The number of hungry people in the world has... ...

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