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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 Tim Cook's coming-out is a big thing

More than laws, what helps individuals, especially young people, to cope with their struggles is to have role models -- movie and television stars, musicians, sports figures and writers. In that......

Why HCL Tech, TCS could not impress markets in Q2

When expectations are high, even the slightest miss can be disappointing. The September quarter performance of at least three of India's top-five information technology (IT) services companies......

At this point, beating FY14 looks difficult: TCS chief

On Friday, Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) saw its stock fall 8.7 per cent, wiping off Rs 47,000 crore (Rs 470 billion) of investor wealth, as the company missed expectations on the revenue growth......

Mukesh Ambani, Adani to join Modi's business meetings in US

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is not taking along an industry delegation to the US but top representatives of India Inc are likely to travel to New York and Washington to be part of the power-packed......

Modi to get rock star reception in New York

It is a rock 'n' roller's dream to ‘sell out The Garden,’ but for a foreign politician to pack New York City’s most famous sports and entertainment arena is another thing......

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.......

FIRST LOOK: Sonam Kapoor's swag in Dolly Ki Doli

A look at the top tweets from your favourite Bollywood celebrities: The first look of Arbaaz Khan's next production Dolly Ki Dolly is out. The film's leading lady Sonam Kapoor shared her look......

Ileana, Jacqueline, Sonakshi click selfies for a cause

A look at the top tweets from your favourite Bollywood celebrities: It's time to put your seflie to some use. A Mumbai-based construction company has come up with a campaign where if someone......

'We're celebrating Modi becoming prime minister'

'Americans understand India as an emerging superpower, they do not understand that we'd already arrived.' Indian-American actor Akshay Kapoor, on what to expect at New York's Madison Square Garden......

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,......

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......

Soccer Frendly: Luis Suarez scores against Costa Rica

Luis Suarez of Uruguay battles for the ball with Oscar Duarte, right, of Costa Rica during a friendly match in Montevideo. Photograph: Andres Stapff/Reuters Luis Suarez scored an equaliser and was......

F1: How the teams fared at US Grand Prix

Team by team analysis of Sunday's US Formula One Grand Prix at the Circuit of the Americas (listed in championship order): US Grand Prix PHOTOS: Hamilton races to victory No 10 at 'home' Lewis......

Formula One: Force India's Perez gets seven place grid penalty

Mexico's Sergio Perez will have a seven place starting grid penalty at next weekend's Brazilian Formula One Grand Prix as punishment for reckless driving in Sunday's US race. The Force India driver......
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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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Rohit Soni
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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raj sharma
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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Beauty & the skin

The outrage at the racist comments that greeted Nina Davuluri, Indian-origin girl crowned Miss America, is justified (Pigment of our imagination,... ...

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The Man Behind AirAsia Tony Fernandes

As a major search operation is underway, AirAsia CEO Tan Sri Tony Fernandes has headed to Surabaya in Indonesia, in the backdrop of the missing... ...

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Miss America has roots in Vijayawada

V. Koteswaramma, grandmother of Miss America-2014 Nina Davuluri, showing pictures of her granddaughter in Vijayawada on Monday. Photo. Ch. Vijaya... ...

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Virar shippie drowns near US coast after falling off cruise liner

MUMBAI: The body of a missing 27-year-old shippie, who hailed from Virar, was found washed ashore in Florida, USA, on Friday. Clifford Menezes... ...

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Performance reigns high

From technically-advanced productions to independent films, 2014 saw a mix of movies where content was the real hero. Pradeep Sebastian writes... ...

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