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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......

'There are extreme voices in all of our religious traditions'

'The challenges of the world are too great for any one religious tradition to address alone.' The best way to learn about other religions is not from books, but from people... Go talk to someone......

The Indian Spring: Lessons for the world

The Indian Spring represented by Anna Hazare's anti-corruption campaign, which has culminated in the Aam Aadmi Party's impressive electoral debut in New Delhi, began around the same time as the......

Najeeb Jung: The man who may run Delhi

If an elected government had been sworn in, Jung's tenure and the government would have been more or less co-terminus and Jung would have been just the ceremonial head of Delhi. Now, he will run......

'In those days, rocket parts and payloads were transported by bicycle'

ISRO's expedition to Mars is yet another breathtaking adventure for an organisation created by Dr Vikram Sarabhai and carefully nurtured by scientists like A P J Abdul Kalam and R Aravamudan.......

The 'neta-babu raj'

The licence permit raj has morphed into a system which is just as crippling, A V Rajwade.The recent debate over the freedom of financial regulators from netas and babus needs to be looked at in the......

Can corporations save the world?

In areas of Sri Lanka devastated by the tsunami of 2004, hundreds of children attend new schools and thousands are served by a mobile medical clinic courtesy of Hasbro, the Pawtucket, R.I.,......

Why Indians are US's best immigrants

They have funny accents, occasionally dress in strange outfits, and some wear turbans and grow beards, yet Indians have been able to overcome stereotypes to become the U.S.'s most successful......

Ganga Dham: The world's first spiritual theme park

The tree-lined streets of Bombay suburb Juhu is Bollywood country, home to many of India's cultural glitterati. Big homes are the norm. Shiv Sagar, the grandson of a fabled Indian film producer and......

The last will and testament of Priyamvada Birla

The Calcutta high court on Friday served a notice on the Birlas after entertaining the probate application of R S Lodha by the Registrar-in-insolvency in connection with the controversial will of......

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Q. When Aryans migrated to India, all Aryan tribes of India and Iran followed the same pagan religion with one difference for Aryans of India, Deva was a good spirit and Asura was a bad spirit and for Iranians, Asur was a good spirit and Deva was a bad spirit. Later on, Aryans of India got Indianised and a great religion called Hinduism evolved. But the ancient religion of Iran has followers even now; our Parsi community follow this ancient religion. But many Hindus consider Hinduism as the oldest religion. Is it not factually wrong?
:  A. No.. First of All the 'Martial Races theory' was put forth by British to Justifiy the atrocities that they committed in several colony and this...... more

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Q. Please state some scientific facts mentioned in Quran .....
Sankar Mitra:  A. Scientists Comments on the Scientific Miracles in the Holy Quran1) Dr. T. V. N. Persaud is Professor of Anatomy, Professor of Pediatrics and Child...... more

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Q. Would you please point out some scientific facts in Quraan?
Misconception :  A. HERE SCIENCE AND RELIGION MEETS --Dr. E. Marshall Johnson is Professor Emeritus of Anatomy and Developmental Biology at Thomas Jefferson University...... more

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Q. What was the main cause of French Revolu
Huda Wafa:  A. The French Revolution (17891799) was a period of political and social upheaval in the political history of France and Europe as a whole, during...... more

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anupnanda
Q. what should be the 5 things ( forget the priority - because all the 5 are likely equally important for the situation prevailing in India) that need most attention from the governments/people. IMHO that will be:1. Free education up to maybe 10th grade or 7th grade (includes lunch, tuition, books, a pair of dresses)2. Create employment (Food) for everyone3. Abolish CASTE system4. Strengthen institutions for Basic Science research5. Severe punishment for corrupt people
Anupnanda :  A. - Common Law- Politicians talking of caste or religion should be barred from politics or govt posts. Not only for him, even for his children. They...... more

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Catholic Relief Services President and CEO Carolyn Woo To Deliver Manhattan College's Undergraduate Commencement Keynote on May 18

PRWeb 2014-04-15 College will present Carolyn Woo with honorary doctorate during ceremony. Riverdale, NY (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 Carolyn Y.... ...

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A debut Exhibition of Middle Eastern Design at New York Design Week

PR.com 2014-04-15 New York, NY, April 15, 2014 --( PR.com )-- Spotlight on Designers from Iran, Lebanon, and Turkey ยท A debut exhibition of... ...

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The Hawk And The Huntsman

Who's Afraid Of President Modi? There are voices that say the top job comes with its own checks and balances, but every sector is fearful now... ...

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'Close Encounters of the Architectural Kind' Starring India's Architect Legend Charles Correa

"The greatest satisfaction, I think, is when a building opens and the public possesses it and you cut the umbilical cord and you see it taking on... ...

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How Much Do You Really Know About Organ Donation?

PRWeb 2014-04-11 Every year, thousands of Americans die waiting for a lifesaving organ transplant because there just aren't enough organ donors.... ...

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