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Bollywood Girl in HollywoodRediff.com30 Jun 2021
Meet Joya Nandy Kazi, Hollywood's go-to-choreographer for Indian traditional dance and Bollywood style dance routines.
Indian-origin journalist wins Pulitzer PrizeRediff.com12 Jun 2021
Megha Rajagopalan's Xinjiang series won the Pulitzer Prize in the International Reporting category.
Hurricane Michael, 'largest storm to hit region in 100 years' mauls FloridaRediff.com11 Oct 2018
Hurricane Michael unleashed a furious onslaught on Florida's Panhandle on Wednesday, the record-breaking cyclone tearing apart buildings and submerging houses in floodwaters before taking aim at Georgia and the Carolinas. Michael's 155mph winds at landfall were only 5mph short of category 5 status, making it the strongest storm to strike the United States since Hurricane Andrew ravaged southern Florida in 1992. Florida Governor Rick Scott warned of "unimaginable devastation", saying it would be the worst storm in 100 years.
Photos from the Wildlife Photographer of the Year shortlistRediff.com11 Jan 2018
You don't have to be a nature-lover to appreciate these captivating shots taken from around the world. The Natural History Museum has released its shortlist for its celebrated People's Choice Award -- a title that lauds the very best of wildlife immortalised by the lens. This remarkable gallery of finalists was selected from almost 50,000 submissions from 92 countries. From birds bursting with colour to giraffes to fish we're not used to seeing -- here are some of the pictures.
REWIND: Top moments from the week that wasRediff.com22 Sep 2014
Here's a glimpse at what happened around the world last week
Patels gift $12 mn to South Florida univ for new collegeRediff.com18 Oct 2012
Dr Kiran C Patel and Dr Pallavi Patel, both physicians and longtime residents of Tampa, Florida, have donated $12 million to the University of South Florida in a new endowment aimed at creating the Patel College of Global Sustainability, expanding on nearly a decade of world-leading applied research to advance sustainability around the globe and improve the lives of the world's most vulnerable people.
Indian American Harris makes prime time address at DNCRediff.com6 Sep 2012
California Attorney General Kamala Harris' close friendship with the president, gives her a prime time slot on the second day of the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, North Carolina; in her remarks she bemoans the foreclosure contagion and recalls how proud her mom was when she bought her home. Aziz Haniffa reports
Ranjit Gill to address Republican national conventionRediff.com22 Aug 2012
Republican party's "young gun" Ranjit 'Ricky' Gill has become the third Indian-American after Governors Bobby Jindal and Nikki Haley to get an invite to address the party's National Convention, reflecting the growing influence of the community in mainstream US politics.
Mumbai's Ponda on US revenue service councilRediff.com11 May 2010
Ponda is currently director of the firm's tax department, which is among the six finalist law firms nationwide for Chambers USA Awards for Excellence 2010 in Taxation Law.
E-mail from Goddess DurgaRediff.com6 Oct 2008
Durga Ma's Pujo list
Renu Khator to be president of Houston UnivRediff.com17 Oct 2007
Renu Khator will break a glass ceiling of sorts - in fact, two -- when she takes over as president of the University of Houston. While Indian Americans have traditionally done well in the field of education, not too many of them have gone on to head American educational institutions. And to complete the double, women heading major universities are rarities in themselves.
AAPI silver jubilee event begins May 9Rediff.com3 May 2007
The American Association of Physicians of Indian origin will host its Silver Jubilee Convention May 9 to May 13 at the Philadelphia Marriott Downtown.
A star at SeventeenRediff.com21 Dec 2005
Hurricane Charley wreaks havoc in FloridaRediff.com14 Aug 2004
Governor Jeb Bush estimated the damage caused by hurricane Charley at over $ 15 billion.
'Rumsfeld OK'd prisoner plan'Rediff.com16 May 2004
The root of the Abu Ghraib prison scandal lies in Rumsfeld's decision to expand a highly secret operation focused on the hunt for Al Qaeda and Taliban leaders, the New Yorker magazine said.