Ghachar Ghochar review: tightly-woven novel is a terrific read

Ghachar Ghochar review: tightly-woven novel is a terrific read

The seed of the story for Ghachar Ghochar was sown 25 years ago: Vivek Shanbhag

The seed of the story for Ghachar Ghochar was sown 25 years ago: Vivek Shanbhag

Gofundme campaigns for Srinivas Kuchibhotla, Ian Grillot, Alok Reddy Madasani raise over $1 million

Gofundme campaigns for Srinivas Kuchibhotla, Ian Grillot, Alok Reddy Madasani raise over $1 million

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Ghachar Ghochar review: tightly-woven novel is a terrific read

Ghachar Ghochar review: tightly-woven novel is a terrific read

NEW YORK: Kannadiga writer Vivek Shanbhag’s terrific novel Ghachar Ghochar (Penguin; 118 pages; paperback; $15) translated by Srinath Perur – his first ever published in the English language…

The seed of the story for Ghachar Ghochar was sown 25 years ago: Vivek Shanbhag

The seed of the story for Ghachar Ghochar was sown 25 years ago: Vivek Shanbhag

NEW YORK: The Bengaluru-based writer Vivek Shanbhag is the author of eight works of fiction and two plays, all of which have been published to wide acclaim in…

Gofundme campaigns for Srinivas Kuchibhotla, Ian Grillot, Alok Reddy Madasani raise over $1 million

Gofundme campaigns for Srinivas Kuchibhotla, Ian Grillot, Alok Reddy Madasani raise over $1 million

NEW YORK: Several fundraisers on the gofundme website for Kansas shooting victims Srinivas Kuchibhotla, Alok Reddy Madasani and Ian Grillot have raised over $1 million since the shooting…

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Comedian Vir Das gearing up for new gig in NYC

Comedian Vir Das gearing up for new gig in NYC

After five sold out shows with his New York City debut in 2015, Indian actor…

The real o

The real o

“Lion” child-actor Sunny Pawar made a splash at his Oscar red carpet debut, prompting Hollywood…

PricewaterhouseCoopers apologizes for amazing Oscar 2017 mix-up

PricewaterhouseCoopers apologizes for amazing Oscar 2017 mix-up

PricewaterhouseCoopers apologized for one of the biggest gaffes in Oscar history, accepting blame for a…

Janitor in California made $270,000 in 2016

Janitor in California made $270,000 in 2016

Last year, a janitor working for San Francisco’s Bay Area Rapid Transit System (BART) made…

U.S. Supreme Court weigh immigrant’s bid to avoid deportation over sex conviction

U.S. Supreme Court weigh immigrant’s bid to avoid deportation over sex conviction

WASHINGTON, DC:  The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday considered a Mexican immigrant’s claim that he…

IMMIGRATION

Indian family who got deported from Utah 10 years ago reunited with their son

Indian family who got deported from Utah 10 years ago reunited with their son

An Indian couple who were deported to India from Utah 10 years ago after living in the US for 14 years, but decided to leave behind their then-12-year-old…

H-1B visa, L-1 visa holders from India will face more scrutiny at US borders: former USCIS Ombudsman Prakash Khatri

H-1B visa, L-1 visa holders from India will face more scrutiny at US borders: former USCIS Ombudsman Prakash Khatri

NEW YORK: As rumors swirl over President Donald Trump’s Executive Actions on immigration, there’s trepidation among some legal residents from India in the United States. A prime concern:…

H4 visa holders who are victims of domestic abuse can get EAD, rules USCIS

H4 visa holders who are victims of domestic abuse can get EAD, rules USCIS

Indian-American activists are excited about a new development that bodes well for H4 visa survivors of domestic violence. A federal immigration form that allows some immigrant domestic violence…

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Mountain Grain Madness

Mountain Grain Madness

On the Ground in India: Perspectives from American India Foundation’s Clinton Fellows The first thing you notice about Mukteshwar in Uttarakhand…

U.S. AFFAIRS

Gofundme campaigns for Srinivas Kuchibhotla, Ian Grillot, Alok Reddy Madasani raise over $1 million

NEW YORK: Several fundraisers on the gofundme website for Kansas shooting victims Srinivas Kuchibhotla, Alok Reddy Madasani and Ian Grillot have raised over $1 million since the…

INDIA

The seed of the story for Ghachar Ghochar was sown 25 years ago: Vivek Shanbhag

NEW YORK: The Bengaluru-based writer Vivek Shanbhag is the author of eight works of fiction and two plays, all of which have been published to wide acclaim…

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Who’s got dibs on France? Trump friends and donors jockey for ambassadorships

Patrick Park doesn’t think of himself as a political person. The Palm Beach philanthropist spends most of his time and considerable fortune raising money for charity. But…

SOUTH ASIA

Nepal to hold first local elections in 20 years

KATHMANDU: Nepal will hold its first local elections in 20 years in May, a minister said on Monday, an important milestone in its long and difficult transition…

COMMUNITY

Comedian Vir Das gearing up for new gig in NYC

After five sold out shows with his New York City debut in 2015, Indian actor and comedian Vir Das will return at the famed comedy venue Carolines…

ENTERTAINMENT

Comedian Vir Das gearing up for new gig in NYC

After five sold out shows with his New York City debut in 2015, Indian actor and comedian Vir Das will return at the famed comedy venue Carolines…

LIFESTYLE

An East European, a Hispanic, and an Indian meeting for Sunday brunch

After a jumble of ideas on what to make for these friends coming over for Sunday brunch – one tracing his ancestry to the Balkans and one…

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Comedian Vir Das gearing up for new gig in NYC

After five sold out shows with his New York City debut in 2015, Indian actor and comedian Vir Das will return at the famed comedy venue Carolines…