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Siddhartha Mukherjee On Longlist For Prestigious British Prize

Siddhartha Mukherjee On Longlist For Prestigious British Prize

Indian-American author of pathbreaking books on the history of medicine, Siddhartha Mukherjee, is on the long-list for the Wellcome Book Prize of a U.K.-based foundation. Mukherjee’s latest book, The Gene: Genetics, History of Science, Medicine, is in the non-fiction category among 12 authors — seven non-fiction and five…

Three Indian-Americans Among This Year’s Padma Shri Awardees

Three Indian-Americans Among This Year’s Padma Shri Awardees

    TV Asia Chairman H.R. Shah, sitar and surbahar player and composer Imrat Khan; and MIT professor and CEO of edX Anant Agarwal are among 75 Padma Shri awardees, announced by President Pranab Mukherjee on India’s Republic Day, Jan. 26. The Indian-Americans are the only Non Resident…

Padma Lakshmi, Adam Dell rekindle their romance

Padma Lakshmi, Adam Dell rekindle their romance

Los Angeles, Jan 22. Supermodel-actress Padma Lakshmi has reportedly rekindled her romance with venture capitalist Adam Dell. Lakshmi and Dell, who have six-year-old daughter Krishna together, first split in 2009 before Krishna was born, but according to a source, they have reconciled their relationship after spending time together…

Bollywood Extravaganza, Desi DJ At Pre-Inauguration 

Bollywood Extravaganza, Desi DJ At Pre-Inauguration 

  Former Miss India Manasvi Mamgai led a troupe of 30 Bollywood dancers from Mumbai at the pre-inaugural…

Yoga Guru ‘Defeats’ Olympic Silver Medalist 12-0 In Strange Wrestling Bout

Yoga Guru ‘Defeats’ Olympic Silver Medalist 12-0 In Strange Wrestling Bout

As India’s most famous yoga guru descended the ramp toward the wrestling arena in New Delhi, a voice…

Protesters In Tamil Nadu Urge Modi To Allow Ancient Bull-taming Rite of ‘Jallikattu’

Protesters In Tamil Nadu Urge Modi To Allow Ancient Bull-taming Rite of ‘Jallikattu’

NEW DELHI Protests by thousands of people demanding the resumption of a traditional bull-taming festival have disrupted daily…

Two Schoolgirls Win National Bravery Awards For Tricking Traffickers, Busting Cross-border Racket

Two Schoolgirls Win National Bravery Awards For Tricking Traffickers, Busting Cross-border Racket

Two Indian schoolgirls will be awarded national bravery awards next week for helping police bust a cross-border human…

Modi In a Spin After Replacing Gandhi As Face Of Homespun Cotton

Modi In a Spin After Replacing Gandhi As Face Of Homespun Cotton

NEW DELHI Prime Minister Narendra Modi has replaced independence hero Mahatma Gandhi as the 2017 face of the…


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