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For the second consecutive year, National Spelling Bee crowns co-champions

For the second consecutive year, National Spelling Bee crowns co-champions

OXON HILL, Md. — All sorts of history was made at the National Spelling Bee Thursday night. Vanya Shivashankar and Gokul Venkatachalam duked it out to a tie…

U.S.-India Relations Under Modi — Matching Outcomes and Sentiments

U.S.-India Relations Under Modi — Matching Outcomes and Sentiments

While U.S.-India relations are unquestionably on the upswing, there are still some apparent disconnects between tangible outcomes and sentiments on both the strategic and economic fronts. Our strategic…

COMMUNITY

Contestant’s Hilarious Final Jeopardy Answer Puts Him In The Limelight

Contestant’s Hilarious Final Jeopardy Answer Puts Him In The Limelight

Two-day “Jeopardy!” champ Choyon Manjrekar had such a big lead on May 25 that when…

Chef Vikas Khanna Launches Cookbook At Cannes Film Festival

Vikas Khanna, the award-winning master chef of the New York-based Junoon restaurant launched his latest…

Aziz Ansari Turns Author With New Book On Relationships

Aziz Ansari Turns Author With New Book On Relationships

With the season finale of “Parks and Recreation” and the release of his second Netflix…

Youthful contestants at U.S. Bee not just whizzes at spelling

Youthful contestants at U.S. Bee not just whizzes at spelling

The youthful contestants at the U.S. Scripps National Spelling Bee boast a lot of interests…

INDIA

U.S.-India Relations Under Modi — Matching Outcomes and Sentiments

U.S.-India Relations Under Modi — Matching Outcomes and Sentiments

While U.S.-India relations are unquestionably on the upswing, there are still some apparent disconnects between tangible outcomes and sentiments on both the strategic and economic fronts. Our strategic…

Leave cancelled for doctors as heat wave kills 1,300 in India

Leave cancelled for doctors as heat wave kills 1,300 in India

A heat wave in India has killed at least 1,371 people this week as temperatures soar above 47 Celsius (116.6 Fahrenheit), and doctors’ leave has been cancelled to…

Thirteen Years Later, Did Spellbound Show Us the Power or the Myth of the American Dream?

Thirteen Years Later, Did Spellbound Show Us the Power or the Myth of the American Dream?

Nupur Lala has had a lot on her mind this month. For one, she just wrapped up her second semester at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences…

CRIME

Rahul Gupta gets life in prison for killing friend in Silver Spring

Rahul Gupta gets life in prison for killing friend in Silver Spring

Rahul Gupta, a onetime aspiring biomedical engineer, was sentenced to life in prison Wednesday after an emotional hearing in Montgomery County…

U.S. AFFAIRS

U.S.-India Relations Under Modi — Matching Outcomes and Sentiments

While U.S.-India relations are unquestionably on the upswing, there are still some apparent disconnects between tangible outcomes and sentiments on both the strategic and economic fronts. Our…

INDIA

U.S.-India Relations Under Modi — Matching Outcomes and Sentiments

While U.S.-India relations are unquestionably on the upswing, there are still some apparent disconnects between tangible outcomes and sentiments on both the strategic and economic fronts. Our…

POLITICS

U.S.-India Relations Under Modi — Matching Outcomes and Sentiments

While U.S.-India relations are unquestionably on the upswing, there are still some apparent disconnects between tangible outcomes and sentiments on both the strategic and economic fronts. Our…

SOUTH ASIA

Why Pakistan is friends with everyone – and no one

Pakistan’s diplomacy has become a high-wire act. Though Islamabad hasn’t yet ended the domestic terror that rips through its schools, mosques and markets, or sorted out its…

COMMUNITY

Contestant’s Hilarious Final Jeopardy Answer Puts Him In The Limelight

Two-day “Jeopardy!” champ Choyon Manjrekar had such a big lead on May 25 that when he didn’t know the answer to the Final Jeopardy question, he chose…

ENTERTAINMENT

Aziz Ansari Turns Author With New Book On Relationships

With the season finale of “Parks and Recreation” and the release of his second Netflix stand-up comedy special behind him, Aziz Ansari is getting set for the…

LIFESTYLE

Chef Vikas Khanna Launches Cookbook At Cannes Film Festival

Vikas Khanna, the award-winning master chef of the New York-based Junoon restaurant launched his latest cookbook at the India Pavilion of the 68th annual Cannes Film Festival,…

CINEMA

I hope after ‘Quantico’, Indian actors are taken seriously: Priyanka

She remembers being bullied as a “brownie” in her teenage years in the US. But now Priyanka Chopra, who has landed a key role in American thriller…