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Hindu priest hacked to death in Bangladesh, India voices concern

Hindu priest hacked to death in Bangladesh, India voices concern

A Hindu priest was hacked to death in Bangladesh on Friday, in a chilling similarity to the murder of another priest from the religious minority in the southwestern…

Gunmen attack restaurant in Dhaka’s diplomatic quarter

Gunmen attack restaurant in Dhaka’s diplomatic quarter

Gunmen attacked a restaurant popular with foreigners in the diplomatic quarter of the Bangladeshi capital on Friday and the U.S. State department said there was a hostage situation.…

Tejas, India’s indigenous stealth fighter, inducted after 33-year delay

Tejas, India’s indigenous stealth fighter, inducted after 33-year delay

The Indian Air Force (IAF) on Friday inducted indigenously-built Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) Tejas that boosts its weakening operational capability, 33 years after the project to develop the…

COMMUNITY

Indian doctors in U.S. hold conclave on challenges to profession

Indian doctors in U.S. hold conclave on challenges to profession

Indian doctors in the US began their annual conclave here Thursday looking at the challenges…

Adnan Syed Granted New Trial In ‘Serial’ Case As His Sentence Is Vacated

Adnan Syed Granted New Trial In ‘Serial’ Case As His Sentence Is Vacated

Adnan Syed, whose murder conviction became the subject of the popular long-form podcast “Serial,” has…

Modesto, California, Now Has First Sikh Police Officer

Modesto, California, Now Has First Sikh Police Officer

In a first-of-its-kind appointment, the Modesto Police Department, Calif., swore in its first Sikh American…

South Asians Unhappy With Court’s Decision On Immigration Reform

South Asians Unhappy With Court’s Decision On Immigration Reform

A number of community organizations have reacted sharply to the U.S. Supreme Court’s deadlocked decision…

Justice Department Will “Vigorously Prosecute” Hate Crime Targeting Muslims, Hindus, Sikhs

Justice Department Will “Vigorously Prosecute” Hate Crime Targeting Muslims, Hindus, Sikhs

The Justice Department would strenuously pursue hate crimes and prosecute them, a top official promised…

INDIA

Tejas, India’s indigenous stealth fighter, inducted after 33-year delay

Tejas, India’s indigenous stealth fighter, inducted after 33-year delay

The Indian Air Force (IAF) on Friday inducted indigenously-built Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) Tejas that boosts its weakening operational capability, 33 years after the project to develop the…

California has 3% of India’s population, 125% of its GDP

California has 3% of India’s population, 125% of its GDP

As California, the US’ richest state, recently overtook France and Brazil to become the world’s sixth largest economy, according to a Bloomberg analysis, a comparison with India reveals…

U.S. Declares Indian Wing Of Al Qaeda As Terrorist Organization

U.S. Declares Indian Wing Of Al Qaeda As Terrorist Organization

The Obama administration declared Al Qaeda in the Indian Subcontinent, AQIS, as a “Foreign Terrorist Organization” June 30. The State Department also announced the designation of AQIS leader…

Passage To India

Trains, Rickshaws & Jeeps: Calcutta To Darjeeling

Trains, Rickshaws & Jeeps: Calcutta To Darjeeling

On the Ground in India: Perspectives from American India Foundation’s Clinton Fellows “The train can reassure you in awful places –…

U.S. AFFAIRS

Adnan Syed Granted New Trial In ‘Serial’ Case As His Sentence Is Vacated

Adnan Syed, whose murder conviction became the subject of the popular long-form podcast “Serial,” has been granted a new trial. On Thursday, Baltimore Circuit Judge Martin Welch…

INDIA

Tejas, India’s indigenous stealth fighter, inducted after 33-year delay

The Indian Air Force (IAF) on Friday inducted indigenously-built Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) Tejas that boosts its weakening operational capability, 33 years after the project to develop…

POLITICS

Tejas, India’s indigenous stealth fighter, inducted after 33-year delay

The Indian Air Force (IAF) on Friday inducted indigenously-built Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) Tejas that boosts its weakening operational capability, 33 years after the project to develop…

SOUTH ASIA

Hindu priest hacked to death in Bangladesh, India voices concern

A Hindu priest was hacked to death in Bangladesh on Friday, in a chilling similarity to the murder of another priest from the religious minority in the…

COMMUNITY

Indian doctors in U.S. hold conclave on challenges to profession

Indian doctors in the US began their annual conclave here Thursday looking at the challenges to their profession in a health care system in the throes of…

ENTERTAINMENT

Potency of the plot lost in ‘Raman Raghav 2.0’

In Anurag Kashyap’s “Raman Raghav 2.0”, a serial killer bludgeons three people to death. In the next scene, he saunters out with a smirk on his face…

LIFESTYLE

India’s top court to consider intervening in Muslim ‘triple talaq’ divorce law

India’s Supreme Court said it will examine how far it could interfere in Muslim laws governing family-related issues as it heard a plea to end a practice…

CINEMA

Potency of the plot lost in ‘Raman Raghav 2.0’

In Anurag Kashyap’s “Raman Raghav 2.0”, a serial killer bludgeons three people to death. In the next scene, he saunters out with a smirk on his face…