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Kathak icon Pandit Chitresh Das takes his final bow

‘Guruji inspired and changed the lives of so many for the better in the United States, in India, and elsewhere.’ ‘If you knew him, ever saw him teach, saw him dance, you would......

As 'America's Doctor,' Vivek Murthy will hit the ground running

More than a year after he was nominated by President Barack Obama, the US Senate, defying the powerful pro-gun lobby National Rifle Association, voted to confirm Dr Vivek Hellegere Murthy as the......

NYC derailed train nearly three times over speed limit: Probe

A New York commuter train that derailed on the weekend killing four people and injuring 63 others was travelling at a speed of 82 miles per hour -- nearly three times faster than the recommended......

Indian NGO selected for first US innovation award

Chintan, an Indian NGO has been chosen for America's first Innovation Award for the Empowerment of Women and Girls. The award funded by the Rockefeller Foundation through the Secretary's......

Delhi hosts three-day Asia 21 young leaders summit

The Asia Society's Asia 21 Young Leaders Summit, an event that brings together enterprising, young and under-40 achievers from across the Asia-Pacific region, is being hosted by New Delhi for the......

Rockefeller pledges $75 mn to light up 1,000 villages

The Rockefeller Foundation on Wednesday committed $75 million (about Rs 468 crore) for financing an initiative to provide electricity to 1,000 villages through mini-transmission grids. "The......

Ratan Tata gets Rockefeller Lifetime Achievement Award

Tata Sons Chairman Ratan Tata has been awarded a Lifetime Achievement Award by the prestigious Rockefeller Foundation for innovation in philanthropy.The Foundation, celebrating 100 years of global......

The story of the first couple of the Birla empire

The Birlas could be described as the Rockefellers of India. Just as the name Rockefeller is scattered all over America on various institutions, similarly the name Birla is spread far and wide......

'Investment needed to ensure Asian cities' safety'

Ashvin Dayal, Rockefeller Foundation managing director for Asia, says there is an urgent need to make investment for the safety of Asian cities from an environmental point of view given the rising......

'Invest more to keep Asian cities safe'

Ashvin Dayal, Rockefeller Foundation managing director for Asia, says there is an urgent need to make investment for the safety of Asian cities from an environmental point of view given the rising......

Vidhu Vinod Chopra: 'James Cameron raved about my film'

'He asked me, "How can you do it Vinod? How did you come out of your comfort zone?"' 'When Jennifer Lawrence won over the older woman, I lost respect for the Oscars.' Vidhu Vinod Chopra takes......

Rushdie & Padma Lakshmi doing fine

No thanks, we're fine. Novelist Salman Rushdie and his wife Padma Lakshmi might not have said it out loud in as many words, but they clearly seemed to be giving the media a message.There has been......

Need sex education?

Warning: This film is about sex, but don't expect any titillating scenes or erotic talk. Also be warned, the movie could be addictive. You may be so engrossed by its topicality, honesty, drama,......

Tiger Woods is now Hero's global brand ambassador

India's two-wheeler giant, the Hero Group, has signed American golf legend Tiger Woods as its brand ambassador in a four-year deal that targetscapturing new markets in North America and......

Players need to rethink pay: NBA chief Stern

NBA Commissioner David Stern is not in a giving mood these days despite having an office that overlooks the holiday-season revelry of glittery Fifth Avenue. Stern figures he has given enough over......

Sameer Ahuja helms Sports Museum of America

When New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg formally inaugurated the Sports Museum of America May 7, Sameer Ahuja saw a dream transform into vibrant reality.The nation's first and only interactive,......

World's oldest Olympian passes away

The world's oldest Olympic gold medallist, Feroze Khan, who won a gold medal for India in hockey at the 1928 Games in Amsterdam, has passed away.Feroze, who celebrated his 100th birthday last year,......

USTA to serve some aces at the Open

Bewteen August 30 and September 12, keep an eye out on those taxi tops. You just might catch the live score from the US Open 2004. The onlyproblem is that there will be only about a hundred such......
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AT&T And New York City Schools Chancellor Carmen Farina Celebrate 2015 Girls Who Code Graduates

NEW YORK, Aug. 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --New York City Schools Chancellor Carmen Farina joined AT&T and Girls Who Code Thursday,Together,... ...

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Aide with bedroom access

Huma Abedin (left) and Hillary Clinton Aug. 25: Among the trove of emails released from Hillary Rodham Clinton's tenure as secretary of state... ...

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New book raises moral questions regarding weapons dealer’s Nazi-era art collection

(Photo: AFP) Talks on transferring the paintings to the museum began in 2002 Geneva : How to define Nazi-era “loot” is central to what could... ...

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Tan Boon Hui Appointed Asia Society Vice President for Global Arts and Cultural Programs and Director of Asia Society Museum

From the Wires Aug. 24, 2015 07:00 PM NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - August 24, 2015) - Asia Society today announced the appointment of Tan... ...

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Tennis Great Caroline Wozniacki "Serves Up" Soft Serve At GODIVA Ahead Of U.S. Open

From the Wires Athlete Announces a Tennis-Themed Gift with Purchase - The "Caroline" Aug. 24, 2015 05:27 PM NEW YORK , Aug. 24, 2015... ...

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