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Eminent writer Mahasweta Devi dead

Eminent writer Mahasweta Devi dead

Eminent writer and social activist Mahasweta Devi, a crusader for the rights of tribals and the oppressed, died at a city nursing home on Thursday following prolonged old-age…

Democratic Convention turns spotlight on Indian Americans

Democratic Convention turns spotlight on Indian Americans

Three leaders from the Indian American community took the stage before the 4,765 national delegates and the national media as the Democratic Party Convention turned the spotlight on…

Indian activist wins Asia’s Nobel prize for fighting manual disposal of faeces

Indian activist wins Asia’s Nobel prize for fighting manual disposal of faeces

An Indian activist who helped to set up a human rights group campaigning for the eradication of manual scavenging, a euphemism for disposing of faeces by hand, was…

COMMUNITY

Democratic Convention turns spotlight on Indian Americans

Democratic Convention turns spotlight on Indian Americans

Three leaders from the Indian American community took the stage before the 4,765 national delegates…

‘Romeo & Juliet’ Staged In Kathak Style Electrifies Audience In Westchester

‘Romeo & Juliet’ Staged In Kathak Style Electrifies Audience In Westchester

Kathak maestro Pandit Birju Maharaj sat close to a harmonium on stage, flanked by artists…

Rupa Bhattacharyya Appointed Head Of Sept. 11 Compensation Fund

Rupa Bhattacharyya Appointed Head Of Sept. 11 Compensation Fund

A senior Indian-American official in the Justice Department has been appointed head of the September…

Former Diplomat Prabhu Dayal Launches ‘Karachi Halwa’ In New York

Former Diplomat Prabhu Dayal Launches ‘Karachi Halwa’ In New York

Prabhu Dayal, former consul general of India in New York, launched his book, ‘The Karachi…

Socialite Meera Gandhi Hosts Fundraiser In New York

Socialite Meera Gandhi Hosts Fundraiser In New York

Socialite Meera Gandhi, founder and CEO of The Giving Back Foundation, hosted a fundraiser at…

INDIA

Eminent writer Mahasweta Devi dead

Eminent writer Mahasweta Devi dead

Eminent writer and social activist Mahasweta Devi, a crusader for the rights of tribals and the oppressed, died at a city nursing home on Thursday following prolonged old-age…

Indian activist wins Asia’s Nobel prize for fighting manual disposal of faeces

Indian activist wins Asia’s Nobel prize for fighting manual disposal of faeces

An Indian activist who helped to set up a human rights group campaigning for the eradication of manual scavenging, a euphemism for disposing of faeces by hand, was…

Telangana to set up separate body to handle NRI issues

Telangana to set up separate body to handle NRI issues

The Telangana government will establish Centre for Non Resident Telanganaites’ Affairs (CENTA) to handle the issues of NRIs from the state, state NRI Affairs Minister K.T. Rama Rao…

Passage To India

The Twisty Dirt Road In Kerala

The Twisty Dirt Road In Kerala

We can glean it [information] from the pages of a book or the morning newspaper and from the glowing phosphors of…

U.S. AFFAIRS

Democratic Convention turns spotlight on Indian Americans

Three leaders from the Indian American community took the stage before the 4,765 national delegates and the national media as the Democratic Party Convention turned the spotlight…

INDIA

Eminent writer Mahasweta Devi dead

Eminent writer and social activist Mahasweta Devi, a crusader for the rights of tribals and the oppressed, died at a city nursing home on Thursday following prolonged…

POLITICS

Indian activist wins Asia’s Nobel prize for fighting manual disposal of faeces

An Indian activist who helped to set up a human rights group campaigning for the eradication of manual scavenging, a euphemism for disposing of faeces by hand,…

SOUTH ASIA

Dozens injured as police foil separatist march in Kashmir

Dozens were injured in fresh protests in the Kashmir Valley on Monday as people defied curfew to march to Anantnag in a more volatile region in response…

COMMUNITY

Democratic Convention turns spotlight on Indian Americans

Three leaders from the Indian American community took the stage before the 4,765 national delegates and the national media as the Democratic Party Convention turned the spotlight…

ENTERTAINMENT

‘Romeo & Juliet’ Staged In Kathak Style Electrifies Audience In Westchester

Kathak maestro Pandit Birju Maharaj sat close to a harmonium on stage, flanked by artists accompanying on tabla, and a sarangi that played the tunes of Indian…

LIFESTYLE

I’m proud of my Indian heritage: US-based designer Rachel Roy

Born to a Bengali father and Dutch mother, American fashion designer Rachel Roy, whose client list includes the likes of Michelle Obama and Penélope Cruz, is proud…

CINEMA

‘Kabali’ Falls Short On Many Levels

It might be difficult to blank out all the hype, hoopla and hero worship surrounding Rajinikanth’s “Kabali”. When you have giant cutouts of the man being worshipped…