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Desi kids co-crowned US Spelling Bee champs for second straight year

Un-bee-lievable! For the eighth year in a row, Indian-American children sweep the Spelling Bee competition. Vanya Shivashankar of Olathe, Kansas, and Gokul Venkatachalam of St Louis, Missouri,......

Indian-American appointed interim president of US university

Indian-American Nagi Naganathan, an alumnus of the National Institute of Technology at Tiruchirappalli, has been appointed interim president of the University of Toledo. Naganathan, 58, has been at......

25 years in the making, Encyclopedia of Hinduism finally unveiled

A 25-year quest by nearly 1,000 scholars to document and present one of the world's oldest living traditions came to fruition when the Encyclopedia of Hinduism was unveiled in Columbia. Hundreds of......

US on damage control mode after Hagel's India outburst

In a damage control exercise after Chuck Hagel's comments on India's role in Afghanistan kicked up a storm, the Pentagon on Thursday said the new Defence Secretary is "strongly committed" to a......

Hagel's remarks against India outlandish, bizarre: BJP

Terming as "outlandish and bizarre" the statement of Chuck Hagel, the new United States defence secretary, that India has financed problems for Pakistan in Afghanistan, the Bharatiya Janata Party......

A start-up that helps firms save electricity

GIBSS, with its partnership with international organisations, has been effective in building a strong team to be able to handle new technologies, such as geothermal cooling systems. Arun Shenoy......

'New breed' Indian Diaspora has its heart in the right place

Indians all over the US are going beyond being human and are learning to be humanitarian and expand their philanthropy activities finds Ajailiu Niumai. 'The raising of extraordinarily large sums of......

6 reasons why Indian BPOs will keep booming

In recent months articles in The Wall Street Journal and have postulated that outsourcing information technology work to India was losing appeal.They said that high employee turnover in......

Recession: Some US cities will be safer

Oct. 13's 937-point surge in the Dow notwithstanding, the economic crisis has left Americans -- even those with no obvious connection to Wall Street -- wondering about their own future. The 401(k)s......

The power of positive thinking

Jon Gordon is spending most of his summer touring the U.S. in a big yellow school bus. He arrives in New York in early June and hopes to reach San Francisco by the end of the month, followed by......

Why Aasif Mandvi learnt to 'patank'

'We would always come back from auditions and ask one other... did they ask you to patank?' says Indian-American actor Aasif Mandvi at the launch of his memoir, No Land's Man. 'My father moved......

'A person with shampooed hair can't play villager'

Rajnesh Domalpalli recently won the Bear at the Berlin Film Festival for the Best Debut Feature Film, Vanaja. For this engineer turned filmmaker, life has been hectic as his maiden venture has been......

Farah, Ayesha nominated for Bombay Dreams

The extensively retooled Broadway version of the London hit Bombay Dreams got a big boost with four Outer Critics Circle nominations, the first awards of the season. The $14 million production with......

Rehana Mirza's fillum story

Following the terrorist attacks in New York on September 11, 2001, Rehana Mirza and her sister Rohi launched a theatrical company, Desipina, and produced the play Barriers. It revolved around a......

Young Sunil Gavaskar in Oklahoma

Reader Prakash Bhargava sent us these pictures. "I was doing my masters in Mechanical Engineering at University of Oklahoma. In 1985 the Indian cricket team was playing an exhibition match at......

Sim Bhullar, a man of superlatives

Simanta Roy looks beyond Sim Bhullar’s 7’5” tall, 360-pound frame to the first player of Indian descent to play in the high-profile NBA. FIRST PUBLISHED IN INDIA ABROAD......

Somdev in NCAA championships final

Top seed Somdev Devvarman stands just one win away from clinching his second successive NCAA Tennis Championship title after beatingAlex Clayton in the semi-finals at Tulsa, Oklahoma.- Somdev sets......

NRI gymnast fights back to win

"An unbelievable feeling. It truly is an experience I will cherish all my life." Those are the words of Kyle Fernandez, a member of the Oklahoma University (OU) 'Sooners' Men's Gymnastics team,......

Paes-Bhupathi score easy win

India took a 2-1 lead over New Zealand in the Davis Cup Asia-Oceania Group 1 first round tennis tie after their ace doubles combinationof Leander Paes and Mahesh Bhupathi beat Mark Neilsen and Matt......
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